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>>live, from the bay area's news station, this is kron4 news at 530. >>pam: the dea office in contra costa said this man 39 year-old, the committee's legal sexual acts with two different minors back in 2008. his trial started last month and until recently he was showing up for his court dates. on tuesday when he failed to appear if i know bail warrant was issued for his arrest. deputy d.a. spoke with kron 4 by phone about what he used to gain access to underage girls. >> he is a pedophile, a child molester and any time there's a child molester that is out about it's a huge danger to the community. we take this seriously. most importantly, he is the unsuspecting creditor because he is educated. this is an
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individual who holds himself out as a therapist, he gained access to children who are vulnerable in going through difficult times with their feelings he puts himself in positions were gains access to young children. he's unsuspecting given his education, these charges are serious. he as a predator. in an of itself have we can access these young girls and victims, shows his predatory nature. if this is a serious case of need to find him. >>pam: the d.a. says he was out on a two end and $50,000 bail, making all this court dates and only showing up late once. they did not see any indication that he would become a fugitive. these in san francisco of found a clever way to take money from atm customers. so far the robbers have all happened in the richmond district. what's unusual is how the thieves are
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occurring. police say 37 going down the enter, a cancel and clear button on the keypad at the atm. the wait until the customer goes inside the bag for help and in the thieves withdraw money from the account. there of the lease for thefts in the richmond district since january. new at 6:00 house social media played it a part in revealing the problem to the public. san francisco police are searching for clues in a high-profile highs. you will never be that belongs to a foot network star, was stolen. the theft occurred at the motor exotics sometime between midnight and 6:00 a.m. to yesterday morning. the person who took the car rappel down a rope and opening in the roof. palo although police are advising residents to be aware of their surroundings following a daytime robbery. they say the victim was walking a block away from university avenue monday when he was approached by three men in their 20s.
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that's when he was robbed of cash at knife point. police say the three men described only as hispanic males off were seen fleeing the scene and a black mitsubishi with red racing stripes. it severed his mon-khmer adlai announce the first project to take advantage of the new local hire a law which goes into effect at the end of the mob. the they're introduce the new graduating class of city bill. the training program for city residents. the new project will be the total overhaul of the recreation center and playground. the mayor says the new law is a win for the san francisco job market and for the economy as whole. >> they're going to be abandoned tunnel work, concrete, asphalt, all of the implementation that we need to do to make sure with the highest number of local people fired. i say to you today, it's a simple task an announcement we have we are ready to go is the city.
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>>pam: the new law will require all city contracts with more than $400,000, down have a workforce of least 20 percent san francisco labor. it that number will run essentially reached 50% by year 2015. stanford university is denying student-athletes up and getting preferential treatment in choosing from a list of class is known as the easy less. the list of 40 classes' includes such titles as beginning improvising, social dance. critics say help athletes boost the group's point average. as result stafford as discontinued the last even though a spokeswoman says there is no guarantee a any of the courses. >> they are regular courses and some of the faculty members who teach those courses would take out rage with the fact that they're being characterized as something simple. >>pam: the list as been
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available for the last 10 years in the academic research center. a stafford insisted was available to all students. classes' were designed to meet general education requirements that accommodate the athletes busy schedules. >> my roast remain is the first the swimmer and i know he did take a class off the list not because it was easy, but because of his demanding schedule. this quarter he is taking a class and linear algebra ought and calculus obviously he's not looking for easy a's. regardless whether its athletes are not all students know there's a list, not an official list but is definitely classes' you take that you get a day and then depending on what quarter you're doing ayou will take user classes'. >>pam: the list includes public speaking, poetry it also includes calculus of
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statistics. >>jacqueline: current temperatures are staying in the '60s right now and will start to see a little bit more sunshine. right now on the low 60s for the north bay, reaching 60 degrees in san francisco and oakland. low 60s also in the south bay. our satellite and radar picture of cloud cover i just mentioned is finally starting to slide of the bay area clear skies will fill in behind intel's more morning. one is stand up does push into the bay area will bring us rain. we will time that out on future cast coming up in a bit. >>pam: sharks leading the california coast. kron 4 is here with a look at a new study. >>reporter: we have new information about the new sharks into coastal waters. we have new pictures but that will be in my report after the break. it's really delicious, mom.
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>>reporter: the fact is they released a new estimate on the number of white sharks, this is the first time this thing has been done. we don't know what the number is down or isle. the area they focused on it is they started up in bodega bay and the when all the way down to monterey. that's 180 mi., the focus white sharks. known as great white t 19, this is not just movie. if this is video shot as uc berkeley's biologists. if the pictures you're looking at are some of the more than 300 taken since the group began studying the animal in 2006. in total they
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estimate, 219 white sharks in our area. a number that came in lower than what many had expected. >> for just finding out how few there are. >>reporter: you could see the incredible size of the sharks. animals that are often bigger than the boats the biologists were in. >> they have the potential to inflict injury, from my experience it was pretty amazing to see not terrifying by any sense. >>reporter: the group also study the migration patterns with hopes that this estimate will help put future rules and regulations. on that picture you could see the size of the sharks they came across of eight to 18 ft.. on the screen you can see i've mapped out how big that can be. these are ford explorers, two and 1/2 ford explorers = the size of one of the bigger versions of
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great white sharks. for now reporting live in the newsroom, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: rain back in the forecast tomorrow but will be quick and the light in most places. another storm set to push through later this weekend. i will have details on both coming up.
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>>pam: new details of the san bruno gas line explosion. six months there was too video release. >>kimberlee: the videos from a whole new perspective we haven't seen before just the released by the ntsb. this is looking east towards the ruptured location. you could see huge flames bursting into the air. the video out eventual transition to the zoom and view of the fire. you could
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actually see the gas actually coming out of the whole. it's just fanning the flames even more. again that deadly gas line explosion happened in san bruno and september 8th people killed, 38 homes destroyed and his new perspective just shows how long that gas was flowing through the pipeline. we heard just a few weeks ago that the fire was going for about 90 minutes before those valves or officially closed. have a closer look, coming up at 6. >>catherine: wild whether the south getting battered by bad weather. in southwest alabama, when you're talking about thunderstorms, flooding, rain and as you can see the results of tornadoes. the small town of theodore alabama is one of the hardest-hit spots. a fast-moving storm ripped through the area today. you could see what it did to this huge truck, its blinkers still on it was
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flipped on its side. the roof of the gas station was ripped off, windows shattered. one resident described it as 30 seconds of how. >> it's like a freight train coming through. it came down to the ground and went back up. >>catherine: it's not believe to tornadoes touched down in that's hours after several were reported. ambulances, fire trucks and police cars descended on the town although there were no reports of serious injuries. a nearby food store was in shambles. in tennessee school is out for this grade school in greene county. when what part of the roof. it happened before students and teachers arrived. workers moved in quickly to start fixing things up. books from the badly damaged library were moved to the gym to keep dry. just a day after mardi gras, camera showed a dark morning it was. some areas of louisiana
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got torrential rain. some homes were flooded in you could see how deep it was along city streets. there are some other areas still hurting new jersey for example the unscrambling here to get ready for what they referred to as the next storm. they know it's coming. it's one of the areas of the northeast to be swamped with repeated flooding. >>jacqueline: those high clouds are finally starting to push of the bay area. the clouds that at this a little cooler today than we expected are finally starting to push through. clear skies behind it and the storm going off shore. morning into the early afternoon, look on future cast it looked impressive here from a wider view picture. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay am a band of moderate rainfall approaching the bay. it will weekend and you will notice this area of moderate rain pinching off as it pushes down toward the bay
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area 90 am heavier rain in the north, then it goes away with just the letter showers over the golden gate by 11:00 a.m.. the rain starts to push down south of the golden gate even more to the south bay by noon. we have snow going in lake tahoe still clear conditions in the bay area. here's what it's going to look like in tahoe, this is a warmer course storms of the snow levels will be quite as low as what we see in an storms pass. we will see snow in the higher elevations starting at 7,200 ft. and then moving to 6,400 ft.. nothing down at least level. tablatures a little too warm for that. on friday mostly sunny, saturday as the storm pushes to the north a chance of snow. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay, showers tomorrow and again starting in the north bay about 90 am and pushing through the south bay and
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out by 2:00 p.m.. try friday and saturday, stronger storms that to push and sunday into monday. a now let's get a look at your to report. we don't have a lot of new snow to talk about right now. hallwood also has an inch of fresh snow in the past 24 hours, with squaw valley won 75 of the base, 20 live said hundred and 70 runs open. for more information just log on to snow this was a scene at the vatican today. the pope celebrated ash wednesday and marks the beginning of lent to the 40 day period of posterity and prayer observed by christians all around the world this year there's a 21st century twist on this land in tradition. social media is becoming a popular sacrifice. >>reporter: me to, alcohol
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and chocolate and now face book at 21st century until indulgence has been a popular fast for land. >> i had to think about something naturally overindulged in. the only thing i could think of this facebook. >>reporter: giving up social media facebook, twitter something that is quickly becoming big in our life and available at the palms of our hands. >> it's a short period of time, 40 days. he gives you an opportunity to think about, is are something i could be doing in my life that day to stop, or something that i'd like to do more of. more times at the core at facebook fast things to his i pad at constant portable presence he spends about three hours per day on the site. he said his girlfriend among others is ecstatic about him focusing less on virtual connections. >> i want to see my friends like in person. i want to keep in touch with people that really matter. this >>reporter: he activated his
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account but not deleted it but in the hopes of reaping some of the benefits others have enjoyed during their own social media fast. >> i found that after i came back from being away from a during lent, i do check a little bit less frequently now that is a good result of that. >>reporter: a spring cleaning of sorts, for tool and personal. >> could always be connected, we forget about the opportunity for presence in our everyday life. >> reporting live, kron 4 news. >>pam: a quick programming note to tell you about this friday kron will run nbc programming. at 8:00 p.m. you can catch who do you think you are? followed by news at 11:00 and catch dr. phil at 3:00 p.m. again this friday. we'll be right back. fed
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>>jacqueline: we'll talk all about the news at 6:00 it is next.
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>>live, from the bay area's news station, this is kron4 news at 6:00 >>pam: right now at 6:00, kron 4 is live in san bruno where you see people have gathered to honor those affected by the mass of gas line explosion that took place six months ago. they are there to remember the event which devastated so many lives. the last time are a giant fireball erupted in the middle of a neighborhood. this killed eight people and injured dozens of others and destroying nearly 40 homes. investigators say the explosion was caused by a a gas pressure that the pipe cannot handle new video of the explosion released by the ntsb. it shows the tense moments just after the pipeline exploded. kron 4
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kimberly is here with a closer look. >>kimberlee: this video is showing a new perspective we really haven't seen from the blast before. as you can see, this video right here looking down earl avenue and then towards the rupture location right there. you could see this is what we haven't seen before and up close look assumed and. you could see the gas actually flowing out of the pipe added fuel to the fire. here you could see a view from the air show in the massive crater caused by the rupture, all that damage in the surrounding areas. the homes were completely flat and and really nothing left. if you'd like to watch this and hire new video showing the gas line explosion in san bruno visit >>pam: now we go live to san bruno and kate thompson who
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is standing by with that memorials. kate. >>kate: neighbors are gathering here in san bruno. we could sure use a large crowd which is gathered here the intersection of glenview and claremont. all the neighbors in the neighborhood that have been affected by the blast, the red cross is here who is been a vital to helping many of these people out. they also have fire trucks here in the mayor is also on his way. joining me live is add word, he lost his home in the blast. tell me what it's like to be here six months after. >> sadness, i just want to go back. i miss everybody will last a lot of good friends in this town. i miss the community of people that pulled together and helped us through this. i just want to go back. right now were sat inside. we need to move on from this. >>kate: do plan to rebuild,
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you're rebuilding your home. how was that been going? >> long and frustrating. we got good news we get the plans and looks good right now. i want to get back here soon as possible. >>kate: as far as the investigation what has come out about the pipeline, how you feel about the situation? >> frustration and upset the delicate tell you. if very upset and frustrated. still searching for answers. i want to come back. all i can say is of very upset with that company. >>kate: thank-you edward i appreciated. many of the neighbors are already here, more are on their way at exactly 6:11 p.m. they plan to memorialize the eight members of this neighborhood who died in the
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last six months ago. at exactly 6:00 p.m. when the blast occurred. reporting live in san bruno, kron 4 news. >>pam: on to school cuts now, big cuts coming to oakland schools. at least 500 pink slips could be going to educators' tonight. all in an effort to close a $12 million budget shortfall. school officials are meeting to vote on those proposed pink slips. dan curman is live in oakland and has the latest for us. >>dan: and outside the building and in the school board. tonight it will take up the issue of those preliminary layoff notices. it could be very bad here in the city of oakland. the oakland school board is poised to send out 538 preliminary layoff notices to a sophisticated employees. 231 teachers, at 286 grade teachers, 41 english teachers, 45 social
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science teachers, 18 foreign language teachers. >> we use other means to try and keep the cuts away from the classroom and avoid layoffs such as borrowing from onetime funds, using stimulus monday, cutting class staff. we made deep reductions in support staff over the past five years. finally were at the end of the road they're simply nothing else that we can do to avoid this debt. >>dan: the proposal also calls for sending out slips to 10 our teachers, 25 peek teachers, librarians and nine counselors. unlike other districts official say even if the governor's tax extension past. there were still be cuts. the speaker at a what to give people false hope there will be layoffs and will be significant even of the governor's budget proposal passes. they will not be nearly as bad in the impact on students will be nearly as great. if we're able to get something approaching
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the governor's budget proposal to pass. >>dan: that live outside the school board meeting in oakland, in fact, the only types of teachers that are not on the list are special education teachers and teachers were bilingual. the board is expected to vote on a preliminary layoff notices sometime this evening. the reporting live in oakland, kron 4 news >>jacqueline:. temperatures are finally starting to cool down but still on the wild side. right now the low 60s for the most part. cooler along the coast in half moon bay at 55. we saw some pesky high cloud coverage today that just did not want to clear. finally starting to clear out so we will see clearer skies this evening and also clear skies and to the overnight hours. this is what will move in tomorrow, clouds associated with the storm that will bring as rain tomorrow morning. earlier this afternoon,
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that's what look like today are really hazy sunshine in the clouds just wouldn't clear. we will see brief clearing over night, tomorrow the rain pushing in at 9:00 in the north bay and going south of the golden gate by the afternoon. in the afternoon, early evening the rain will clear out a will see few clouds lang bring. i will tell you all about the rain coming up a bit. >>pam: back live to san bruno, the community where an explosion took place six months ago to the day. the bar gathering to honor those who died in that explosion and others who have lost our home or were injured during the explosion. we will keep tabs on the developments on that and come back after the break. [ wheezing breaths ]
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>>pam: or going back now live to san bruno where many people are gathering this evening to remember those who were lost in the gas line explosions six months
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ago. the pictures on the right side of your screen of the pictures from that day in september when the gas line ruptured. the left side are the live pictures as people of gathered to remember those who died. kate thompson is live on the scene to tell us what's going on. >>kate: we are here and the neighbors are just starting to hold their ceremony at the six month anniversary. you could see some of them brought flowers here to the blast site. now there is someone from the trinity speaking. >> it's i'm happy to see what tonight in these unfortunate circumstances. before i do they use for the first responders and all the people what help us. i would like to take a moment of silence for neighbors that cannot be with us here tonight citizens who lost their lives and also the ones who are still recuperating from this horrible incident that
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occurred it on september 9th at 6:11 p.m.. that's have a moment of silence if we could please. >> (silence) >> thank you very much for that. >>kate: there are about 150 to 200 people who are gathered here from the blast site. many of the neighbors talking to a chapter about rebuilding their homes and their neighborhoods. attaching flowers to the fence and bringing teddy bears and other mementos to mark this six month anniversary. we will be right back after the break.
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francisco police officers that were caught and cannot. -several cases in which these officers were involved have not been dropped. so far 57 cases have been dismissed. seven officers and a sergeant are facing federal and local investigations for reading rooms without warrants at a downtown hotel. prosecutors say, they're looking into whether more officers could be involved in all of this. most of the people what their cases dismissed are actually in custody. they will be released. christine went to court today, did any of the defendants show up in court today? >>christine: know because they wanted to get this done so quickly, so there just wasn't enough time. some of the lawyers did show up. just a moment ago we did get this from the defender's office which tells us all the types of cases that were dismissed today. the show you that. most of them were drugs cases, sales in
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possession. there were also some burglary, theft and robbery cases. a total five of those. grand theft of three cases. there were other cases like gun possession, a case involving that as well. officials say there no homicides among the cases that were dismissed. >>pam: of course the investigation is unfolding japanese idea on how many more cases will be dismissed? >>christine: that's the million-dollar question. the defenders and this could be the tip of the iceberg. he does ask the district attorney for items involving the detectives. >> this could be a lot of cases potentially. we handle about 6000 drug cases a year. i would expect were going to have to review all those cases to determine whether the officers were involved and whether there was a pattern on practice
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with nsf pd to violate suspect's constitutional rights or gain entry to their residences illegally. >>pam: could some of the cases that have been dismissed potentially be refiled? >>christine: it's possible that could happen. the d.a. office said the felony cases could be refiled but it would likely no longer pursue a misdemeanor case. >>pam: stay with kron 4 for continuing coverage of the alleged police misconduct case. we'll keep you up-to- date on the investigation and the cases dropped. >>catherine: criminal proceedings were suspended sadly today against a patient at what of state hospital. the patient is accused of the sexual battery of a woman who worked at a hospital. things are now on hold. your looking at a mug shot patient. it's been determined whether this man is actually confident to stand trial. a psychiatrist will examine him and he will
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be back in court in a month. he is charged with attacking a woman and his room at a hospital march 2nd. >>pam: thieves using as the key strategy to try and steal your money. police say they're targeting atm is a cross san francisco. maureen kelly shows you how little glue is causing enough confusion to allow the crooks to cash in. >>christine: here's how it works, police said crooks are using " to jam down the enter, a cancel and clear buttons on the keypad. the way for someone to come up to the atm. at the victim usually doesn't know anything is wrong until after they put their car into the machine and punch in their pin number. when the customer goes to hit enter to start the transaction because of the glue, nothing happens. when they try and hit cancel are clear to get the card back, again nothing happens. the thieves are waiting for the victims to get frustrated and go inside the banking
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get help. that's when the thieves come up and use the buttons on the touch screen to steal cash. in some cases the victims don't even know they've been robbed until the check their bank statements. the workplace are try to get out is if this happens to you don't leave the atm machine. remember you could override the keyboard by using the touch screen. it has a cancel button on their so you can get to carjack. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>pam: police arrested the man you see here william boyle of san francisco for vandalizing 3 atms in san francisco and for a similar crime in daly city they're also reviewing bank surveillance camera footage to try to link him to other cases. police say it is possible that some of these incidents is could be the work of a copycat. our team coverage continues with our internet reporter kimberly who shows you have twitter played a role in the story. >>kimberlee: police captain told kron 4 news that these types of atms have set an
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happening since the beginning of the month. they didn't get a lot of attention until this endeavor to week. let's take a look at the twitter paid for the richmond station. see march 1st at 90 am atm machine keys glue. these can withdraw cash when he going to the bank to retrieve your card. be careful. he says the station hopes to fight crime and to mitigate problems to residents by posting real-time crime alert on twitter. take a look. >> if you know there's a burglary in the city might add due to much in terms of protecting yourself. if you know your neighbors been burglarized people tend to take steps. or putting out a lot of postings, burglaries, traffic enforcement operations. we tweed where those operations are taking place so that maybe will get people to slow down and be more careful. >>kimberlee: the police department as an official twitter account since 2009 but there's been a new push
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for each individual police station have their own account. richmond station has been trading for just a few weeks. if you like to check out the tweet us and follow them on twitter visit and look for what's on the web section. >>jacqueline: we have widespread high clouds out there today which kept our temperatures cooler than we expected. as we move into the overnight hours will see brief clouds over the next door. 80 and the class living in the north bay and spread south. by noon o'clock and 4:00 dry conditions expected. temperatures will be cooler tomorrow, offer '50s to low 60s. 9:00 a.m. looking pretty impressive as it approaches the north bay with all that water or rain. but as of the rain is just pinching off into a self here over napa up. by noon moving south of the golden gate in one area of heavier
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rainfall but otherwise sherry conditions. sherri conditions in the south bay by 1:00 p.m.. it will not be a huge rainmaker all. by 4:00 dry conditions are expected. a look at temperatures bay area wide. upper 50s for the north bay and its one to get cloudy there first. as the storm approaches we will see increasing cloud cover. that's why temperatures on north bay will be cooler than temperatures down in the south. south bay conditions in the low 60s for tomorrow. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay, rain tomorrow but mainly shower conditions. heavy rain only in the north bay. friday and saturday dry conditions expected with a decrease in clouds each day. next major storms had to push through sunday into monday. it's definitely going to be a stronger storm the what was sought tomorrow. >>pam: a quick programming note to tell you about this friday kron will run nbc programming. at 8:00 p.m. you can catch who do you think you are? followed by
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monk at 9:00 p.m.. kron 4 news at 11:00 and catch dr. phil at 3:00 p.m. again this friday. we'll be right back.
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>>catherine: the suspect in the arizona shooting is back in court. the question is whether jerry the is competent to stand trial? we have sketches of today's hearing. he has a full competency hearing scheduled for may 25th. he is accused of opening fire january 8th that a political rally outside a grocery store. six people killed, 13 injured and is now facing a long list of federal charges. he has pleaded not guilty. the shuttle discovery made its last landing today. you're looking at the smooth landing at cape canaveral this morning. it marks the end of discoveries career. 39 missions, span 365 days in space during its lifetime. we'll know go on
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display in the smithsonian in washington d.c.. the nearly three decades old shuttle is scheduled to and completely later this year. >>pam: that now the san bruno, this is the area where the explosion took place six months ago. september 9, 2010. eight people lost their lives when the pipeline exploded. people there today are gathering to remember those who lost their lives. we will be back more news ahead after the break. ♪ have a good daisy
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bruno pipeline explosion. able in the neighborhood were killed, 38 people completely lost their home. pg&e has a deadline for tuesday to produce safety documents for pipelines and northern california. if not they could be fined by state regulators. reporting in san bruno, kron 4 news. >>christine: 80 am customers be worn police say thieves have vandalized more than 20 atm machines around the state. in some cases were able to steal money from customers. the thieves are going down buttons on the machine, and when the customer goes inside the bank when they can't get the card back they withdraw money. police say if this happens too, remember you could still use the touchscreen bought a cancel your transaction and get your card back. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>haazig: the d.a. office says this man 39 year-old is
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a fugitive on the run. that is now a convicted child molester after failing to appear for a court date in the molestation case in the superior court house earlier in the week. the d.a. office said he was able to walk out of the courthouse on his own because he posted $250,000 bail when he was arrested back in 2008. at the contra costa county superior courthouse, kron 4 news. >>terisa: the district attorney in san francisco announced it is dismissing 57 cases and possibly more. in the last week for video such as this one have surfaced allegedly showing police misconduct. the d.a.'s office announced it must drop the cases because they may be tainted due to the officers' actions. please department says that they have put eight officers involved on administrative leave. they plan to retrain the entire department. in
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san francisco, kron 4 news. >>christine: dozens of felony and misdemeanor cases were dropped in courtrooms like this wind in the wake of the alleged san francisco police officer misconduct investigation. the cases involve mostly drug offenses but also robbery and assault cases. the san francisco public defender says this could be the tip of the iceberg. he sent a letter to the d a requesting a rest report involving all the officers dating back seven years. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>jeff: mayor ed lee announced the first project that will benefit from the local hire a law that goes into effect of the end of the month. the law will require any city contracts more than $40,000, what of workforce made of 20% local hires. that number will go up 5% up until the year 2015. the recreation center playground will be the first city project to take advantage of the new hiring law. in san francisco, kron 4 news.
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>>rob: a list of classes' and nicknamed easy a's have been discontinued even though the administration insisted classes' work either easy or guaranteed a. critics insist were designed to help student-athletes poster gpa. the school says also on that list are statistics, calculus and the classes' were designed to accommodate athletes with overly busy schedules. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>dan: in oakland, the school board is meeting right now to decide whether or not to send out 538 preliminary layoff notices mostly to teachers. i can this is what many schools are doing now before the march 15th deadline. only in this district, they say this is not a worst-case scenario. even if the tax extension does pass, there will be some cuts. in oakland, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: our big weather story tonight rain on tap for tomorrow. we saw
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some pesky high clouds today. those are finally starting to clear. will see clearing ahead of the next storm. the stick a look on future cast. 70 and it looks pretty aggressive as it approaches the bay area. that is of a moderate rate is starting to shrink. we will see areas of moderate rain into the high level lot lighter showers filling in. that rain will hit south of the glue gate by noon. the rain will clear out by 2:00 and light showers mainly expected. >>kimberlee: pretty severe showing some scan in talking same-sex marriage and the latest issue of out magazine in the article she said she models her career after madonna and addressed a right saying that she thinks everyone should be treated equally. when asked how she would react if one responds turned it to be gay, she said she lobster buoys the matter what. ithis
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is a video featuring jennifer anniston and many viral videos like this, the videos and watch nearly 3 million times on youtube but according to yahoo over the past 24 hours searches for her fire roll video have more than tripled. >>jacqueline: not checked up on your snow on ski report. alpine meadows 1 in. and a few snow in the past hour. squaw valley 175 at the base, 20 less than 170 runs open. or so tomorrow, will keep you posted on the numbers but it also log on to >>pam: a quick programming note to tell you about this friday kron will run nbc programming. at 8:00 p.m. you can catch who do you think you are? followed by
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monk at 9:00 p.m.. kron 4 news at 11:00 and catch dr. phil at 3:00 p.m. again this friday. we'll be right back. california should be proud.
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residents of a neighborhood in san as they are frustrated with the city of san jose for the lack of response to our problem which seems to be growing. it it all has to do with what's happening at a small stretch of land sec indicated on a map, near the intersection of communication hill boulevard. we sent stanley roberts to take a look at the problem in this edition of people behaving badly. >stanley: you're looking at townhomes located at communication hill in san jose. this is a homeless encampment. no your eyes are not deceiving you, the encampment is literally right outside the front door to some of these homes. let's take a closer look at what's going on here. this encampment is full of trash and rotten food. they're close to a dozen shopping carts most full of trash. in this section they're four separate tent homes.
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what i'm about to show you really left me speechless. i was met by this man his name is rumsfeld and he offered me a tour of the underpass. he was driving this u-haul that ran out of gas so he just left it there to give me a tour. under the overpass, you will find more trash. a lot more trash. plenty of disassembled bike parts. i spoke to a few residents who say there are fights in this encampment at night and a loose pit bull lives here. one homeowner told me she's afraid to leave her home to walk around the neighborhood because of the encampment. the neighbors say they just want the trash cleaned up but they say the city of san jose has been slow to respond. remember rumsin? it turns out the u-haul he was driving was five days over due when it was spotted by the owner. rumsin was forced by san jose police to give up the contents into
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the street and give the van back. the content of the van turned out to be get this, 2 days old unrefrigerated raw meat. in san jose, stanley roberts kron 4 news. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, just email him at www.peoplebehavingbadly@kron >>pam: the warriors wrap up a long road trip with a nail biter in new jersey will the same merry tales make the tournament? gary takes that to the coach next. stay tuned. >>kimberlee: i'm kimberly and right now save time on the road by checking out our traffic page. check out the conditions for yourself a checking out our live traffic jams place strategically on roadways throughout the see world hotspots are on our color coded traffic map. be sure to plan your route home by checking out our updated chart times on
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>>gary: the evening everybody the warriors are coming home from a road trip. the head camera watching her tonight. the she goes was one of the new jersey nets. it tomorrow i have no idea who's dating but he delivered here. new jersey a one. leave. these are to prevent teams of the warriors got a chance. kharif valid there ought one. with one ninth left. britt lopez said of stamford delivers. if the nets had the lead for good they hold on it as new jersey, 94-90. this road trip, they were in most games. the cleveland and a cut of one and number of these things. when you're not very good that's what happens. basketball at the college level all day long here
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comes steve for martin county working espn. now he's coaching st. john's and he's on top of the world. the man steps out of bounds with 1.7 seconds left. it they should have the ball. it should of been a file. they did even check they just laughed. they blew the call. 1.7 seconds left, so st. john's went by two points at the bay east tournament. 65 to 63. san jose state. they have just advanced in the tournament. if they go to the quarterfinals. a 75-74. that's good news pam for san jose state. ivan freeway motorcycle and i will be able to ride with you later. if i flip around. jackie stop that used to talk. what
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i'm saying is no that's pretty good and complimenting you is what i'm saying instead of i'm reading the news been reading it 20 years. you come out of the block today with that thing. anyways. barry's you know enjoyed a nice day in scottsdale. five scoreless innings for his ego. he's going to deliver his first home run of the spring. maybe the first week of spring training had a lot. defending world champs. march 31st at the opening. enough of this stuff but aubrey half did a home run. paulo looks good. vernes said he looks good. the giants win the story is you
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know five scoreless innings. they showed off today some of their potential prospects. the quarterback running back it's going to be tough. this is not easy business specially raleigh got heard of the end of last year and didn't have a great senior's it season. misery and going to beat the football season. the draft is scheduled for april 28th in new york. >> just another chance to display we've got. >> after the ball pretty well today. hitting guys in stride and a half leave it a chance to go work out for them and then you could really see. >>gary: when we return it appears only one bay area men's basketball team has a good shot at the ncaa tournament. st. mary's head coach randy bennett once again this at that
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illustrious position. he may have to sweat a few days. it will talk to the coach live in lafayette. randy is there a team in lafayette? >> may be >>gary:. thank-you breaking news next. the internet on a plane! are you from the future?
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>> i haven't really thought about that that much. i feel good about our season and what we have done. you never know. one of our best years we started out 18-1 and won eight games in a row. the we did make it that year. that was the one your that mills broke his hand. you never know were certainly, we positioned ourselves about as well as the can. we dropped a gamer to down the stretch that with help us the feel good. >>gary: when you say you're not thinking about the ncaa tournament. if i don't believe you. but that's fine. (laughter) >> it's true just a little have to go through the stress. >>gary: is it true that every round is a million dollars to the participants? >> something like that, depends how the conference works ours goes toward
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conference. >>gary: the best player in the leak, putting mickey's place aside, what is happened the last four at six games and lost? >> a couple things. one of them is the schedule. replace two of those games was a utah state one of the games was we jumped up at san diego. jones got hurt for that week he heard as riven wasn't the same guy. i think we complain that of the last three games. ii thought we played hard and well. >>gary: can never remember a conference tournament you played in any of one more regular-season game and
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weaver stated the opponent. if you ever heard of this before? >> without was boring last year. the mixed it up a little bit and but this game and they're treated the truth of the matter is we schedule this game in january, weaver needed an extra game for their situation. we had what i asked our guys of they wanted to play and they did. our planet. we would play two games in 19 days it gives us the game to break that up and keep us in a rhythm. also, it's a good way to have senior night for mickey mcconnell. otherwise we wouldn't and having another long wait. it serves a couple purposes. >>gary: give me a yes or no, if you the weaver state friday, if you lose your not. do buy that? >> yes.
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>>gary: randy good luck your the last bay area hopeful. are you growing a beard? >> i lost everything to gain, my razor, money. everything. >>gary: st. mary's weaver state for the tournament.
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charlie sheen's children, caught in the chaos. >> and where are they tonight? i'm lara spencer. >> and i'm kevin frazier. >> "the insider" is on. >> charlie's twin sons are currently with their mother. >> daddy loves you. it's on. >> sippy cups. an adult film star, and a dad on the brink. >> is charlie banned from seeing little sam on her birthday today? >> i wish him all the best. i think he thinks he's in the right. >> stars supporting sheen. and have comics crossed the line? >> it's a very thin line between comedy and tragy.


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