tv KRON 4 Early News KRON June 13, 2011 6:00am-7:00am PDT
ollie approaches a look good. >> former bart a police officer in johannes mehserle was released from rally in the county jail. the judge ruled friday that mehserle should be given credit for time already served and your good behavior. he testified he had meant to use his taser not his hand revolvers. when. live in oakland were looking for protest. >> i can tell is column right now at but as the sun comes up they might come down here and in some places
like footlocker are not taking any chances and it has been boarded up. there are other places around here they're not doing that it is business as usual with the exception of and you and see this business across the street from footlocker they have not put out all lot of posters from oscar grant or this is i signed up please tell look to us. right now it is the calm before the storm and we sincerely hope there is no storm. the workers in a coffee shop said please let it be a peaceful day and let us that is does it a as usual. right after the verdict came down
there is the stairs, as starbucks . they all got loaded in. we'll just have to wait in saying everything looks fine right now. >> kron 4 spoked oscar grant smother at and how they knew she is >> the sense was so lenient people with lesser offenses were given more time than he was given her killing my son. it is a tragedy arid fighting the same battles today. >> will be hearing from
mehserle sound townsfolk's in nassau. >> these live pictures art from rock felt maryland there might have been hopping bomb planted at the metro station police are on scene. there are no passengers as everyone has been evacuated. what we are hearing is someone may have placed a bomb on the platform or on the tracks. a person has been arrested and we will give you updates as in the command. and now check of our weather >> alive look in walnut creek it is getting better and better with each hour.
no temperature in the mid- 50s around the area we're off to war started. this is where the temperatures are at this time mid '50s pop arid cooling-off just a little. we're dealing with low cloud cover not extensive as what we have had the past week. the fog is off the coast. we are looking good right now. temperatures this afternoon will be on the warm side. if you'll be in sampras's coach today a lot of sunshine out there. yet what
>> it is a case of rose garden " considering what she has been through after being shot in the head at a rally that she was having an apartment block in tucson. if the first voters of gabrielle giffords have been released to her facebook page. there is word that she could be released from the facility that she is recovering at this month. >> representative anthony wiener is taking a temporary leave of absence. he is seeking treatment for an undisclosed disorder at an undisclosed port location. he has admitted to exchanging wrote pictures with several women on line. pour we will be right back as the kron 4 morning news continues. we have some beautiful looking for use around the bay area. here is a look from the civic center. a lot more sunshine this morning and
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>> the latest on the arizona wildfires, firefighters are expressing a first sense of hope that they are making progress in battling this use ablaze on the eastern part of the state. it started running over a week ago. expected to have 10 percent containment later today. officials have started to allow some of the several thousand residents to return home. about 2700 other people who live in a resort communities in the national forest remain under an evacuation order. >> i found some pictures to show everyone how bad the fire is in arizona. this shows the forest charge. there are no leaves left on the trees. that shows you how dry conditions are. a lot of
closed roads and the smoke is so sick, this man has a mask over his face. look at how close this man is to the flames and how close the flames have come to the roads. we will have more pictures coming up and about a half an hour. >> 6:16 a.m., lex to get a look at the weather out there. >> it is going to be beautiful. here is a live look from the roof camera. we have a mix of clouds and a blue skies over san francisco. sunshine over the dome at city hall. some people are seeing have to fall, some are seeing clowns, some are seeing sunny skies. pettifog, slightly warming getting into the 80s. the cloud cover is providing a blanket, keeping us
miles. if you are heading at the door, 53 degrees in san francisco, 54 in oakland. mid- upper 50s in the east bay. all in all, not bad. here is a look at the cloud cover from our satellite view. it is pretty light. the heaviest cloud cover is along the peninsula and with some of the stretching into the oakland. the winds at the moment are not bad. here is where temperatures will be this afternoon. here is your 7 day
forecast, we have a heating trend peaking. tempters get into the '90s. temperatures will cool off as we head towards the weekend. 6:18 a.m.. how is the commute? >> it is looking very well for the bay bridge and the rest of the bay area, which are not tracking any hot spots so far. the metering lights have not
been activated although they may have been triggered in the last moment or so. very light traffic even if they have been activated. your ride on the san mateo bridge has been problem free. that is the wait continues in both directions. traffic through hayward is pretty light northbound and southbound. the golden gate bridge looks good across the span. there are two lanes northbound. it does not look what we will see any fog. right now, you will have a trouble-free ride southbound. in san francisco, our camera on the james lick freeway. there are no delays with the two freeways emerge from 101 southbound to james lee. >> back to our top story, the
release of johannes mehserle, kron 4 traveled 48 mi. away from work oscar brand was killed to the home town of najaf but where mehserle's is from, listen to a residence there had to say about the former gabore officers released. >> i think that he should be out of jail, i do not think he should have gone to jail in the first place. the person who he was trying to subdue did not cooperate. everyone knows, if the police are telling you to do something, you do it and argue later. >> i think that law enforcement has a really difficult job no matter what the >> i think he served his time, it is time to let him go and move on. things happen in life,
that was not a good situation, but he did the best he can do at that point in time. >> the punishment did not fit the crime. he served a year and i do not think he had time enough to reflect on life that he took. >> it would be on just a few is giving special treatment because he is law-enforcement, but is that is the standard that is applied to a separate a killer, -- if that is the standard that is applied to that particular crime, what are you going to do? >> that is our justice system. if convicted >> of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to two years, he and of serving only one year. >> supporters of proposition 8 will be back in court today. they are asking a judge to nullify a previous ruling that overturned the ban on gay marriage in california. supporters say that retired district judge who ruled the ban to be unconstitutional had a conflict of interest. that claim comes after it was revealed that
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in front of the voters. he listed reducing state regulations and pensions and imposing a cap on state spending plan, changes looked at as 1/4 a bad deal by republicans. >> wall street has been down for six consecutive weeks. the last month and a half have been rough for investors. the dow is starting ttoday below 12,000. down 20 points for the year. best buy, kroger, smithfield foods will all be releasing quarterly reports and the next few days. the commerce department will be releasing retail sellsales and housing
>> opening bell on wall street, we are hoping that this will be a turnaround week on wall street. gough futures are up 38 points. we will bring you the numbers on wall street throughout the morning. >> we will continue to bring you the numbers in the forecast as well. we will see the clouds clearing, look for sunny skies for everyone. >> it is going to be a beautiful day. here we are in oakland as we approached the bay bridge. all and all, today will be nice and mild, temperatures in the '80s. tuesday and wednesday are the warmest days of the week. temperatures and linda will be in the '90s. -- temperatures
inland will be in the '90s. but temperatures will gradually slide as we head into the weekend. i >> a quick look at the bay bridge, even with the metering lights activated at 6:25 a.m., there is no backup westbound. it is pretty much like this around the bay area, there are no hot spots. a complete check coming up. >6:30 p.m. >> 6:30 a.m.. johannes mehserle was released at 12 01 a.m. where he has served one year in the l.a. county jail. that was half of the two-year sentence for the shooting death of oscar grant new year's day in 2009. a judge ruled out that mehserle's should be given credit for good time served and which amounts for double time on some of the days. it was 1 years served out of a
two-year sentence. the officer was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. he testified that he meant to use his taser instead of his hand gun. will tran is live in oakland where businesses are still reported of this morning after yesterday's protest. is anything organized happening today? >> nothing organized so far but there will be a news conference at 10:00 a.m.. this is far from over. with the sun rising, people are realizing that johannes mehserle is a free man. other and in this place and team mobil down the street, it looks like business as usual. other places are being more creative with their defenses.
many places have put up pictures of oscar grant to let people know we stand by you and support what you do. we have seen this before, right after the sentencing. it is very, right now. there is not a heavy police presence. as you move into the hard of downtown oakland, a lot of those places were looted and sprayed with graffiti right after the verdict. you would think it was a normal day, that is good news, but we will wait and see. >> during yesterday's protests in oakland, protesting the early release of johannes mehserle, there was a small voice in a large crowd, the daughter of oscar grant, tatiana, was there.
>> i am sad because i miss him a lot. i do not really like that the police shot him. >> what do you think about all of these people? >> i am happy because everyone is coming here to join, i miss my dad a lot. >> the daughter of oscar grant received a $1.5 million settlement from bart. >> it looks to be. warmer forecast with james fletcher. >> a live look from mt. tam showing us a low cloud cover, we will get some good breaks in the sun. a lot of locations seeing the early morning sunshine. temperatures are ok, 53 in san francisco, cooler to the north.
or warmer out in the east bay. all in all, not bad, tenders will increase quite a bit. on the satellite, it is a lot less than we have seen in the past few days. san francisco south along the coastline, fall. temptresses afternoon will get into the '80s for some spots, napa will reach about 81, 84 in fairfield, almost 88 in santa rosa. san francisco will be in the mid-60's, the oakland mid- 70s, will 80's in the south bay. san jose coming in at 78.
where will your is your 7 day forecast. look at temperatures tuesday and wednesday, inland temperatures will be in the '90s. all in all, not bad. thursday through sunday we will cool down a little bit. 6:35 a.m., let's check on the commute. >> we are still not tracking and hot spots. chp has minor incidents but nothing major to slow your ride. the meter lights have been activated on the bay bridge toll plaza. good conditions for the upper deck and the approach. on the san mateo bridge, problem free. the golden gate bridge ride does still look good, no delays
southbound across the span. a little more volume. hot through marin county from the county line to central san rafael is clear. walnut creek, interstate 680, looking at northbound and southbound lanes in and out of ramon valley, the commute direction is especially light into dublin. the very latest from justine waldman in the newsroom. >> here are live pictures of what is happening with the casey anthony trial in orlando, florida. the mother is accused of killing her two year-old daughter. starting in the fourth week of testimony. jurors have heard from witnesses, family members like her mother, father and brother. they have heard from her best friends, law officials and forensics experts. we will continue to monitor the case coming in and out of orlando and provide everyone updates throughout the morning. the kron 4 morning news will take a break and we will be
>> 6:40 a.m., we are looking at damage from a strong earthquake that caused two buildings to collapse in christchurch, new zealand. there were two people trapped and rescued from this home. the home is a dangling off the end of a cliff that has given way. at least one room is gone. the aftershock was a magnitude 5.2 and there were several small tremblers that followed as well. the largest one happened around lunchtime, people were running from buildings and a panic. there has been damage in addition to the picture that you see here. there is damage but no initial reports of injuries. an earthquake in february killed 181 people in
christchurch. this is considered an aftershock of that. >> following the latest out of libya, four days of heavy fire around the city of ms. rafter of. rebel commanders say they are making progress against it often forces. -- gaddafi forces. united emirates is not recognizing the rebels' political group as the sole representatives from the country. that comes three days after hosting a gathering on how to aid the rebels. on wall street, a rebound today in 12 minutes of trading. the dow jones is of 12 points and now back over the 12,000 mark. the nasdaq as of 12, the s&p is up five. >> 6:42 a.m., we are back with
>> will look at the stories we're following, johannes mehserle has been released from jail after serving one year of a two-year sentence after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter of oscar grant. pick >> family of michelle le le handed out fliers yes today, police are calling her disappearance a homicide. her family is hoping she is still alive. >> we are seeing some pretty nice shots. the usual clouds this morning. >> mainly at the
there is patchy fog and low cloud cover but mainly along the coast. this afternoon is slightly warmer, temperatures in the '80s. except here is where we are waking up this morning, temperature wise, 53 in san francisco, similar charges in redwood city. mid-50s south bay. cooler in the north. we're reforming back up to the mid-50s in concord and the upper 50s as you head toward antioch. we also are seeing fallog, mainly alonge peninsula. as we head towards noon most of the fall burns off. all in all more sunshine near noon and even fall along the
coast will diminish as we head into the afternoon, by 4:00 p.m. it is pretty much nothing but a memory. here is for temperatures will go during that 3:00 p.m. hour. here is your 7 day forecast, sunny weather and dry . tuesday and wednesday a little heat wave, a 90 degree chelate. there is a weather, now let's check the commute. >> able little bit of slowing of the bay bridge toll plaza, but no big worries. the ec approach still looks great. the backup
begins in the middle of the east parking lot. it is still a good ride. 580 is slow. highway 4 is slow. those are the only slow spots so far this an easy ride in both directions of the san mateo bridge. on the golden gate bridge, problem free coming during county, no problems across the span. in south bay, san jose, this is a 101 right at the guadalupe parkway. backed up because of metering lights. other than that, the freeway is accommodating traffic very well, no delays out of downtown toward santa clara
>> i have a few pictures to show ever one of the wild fire continuing to burn in arizona. has now vs 700 square miles almost 10 percent contained. the threat is still out there that the fire will continue to burn. her year they are trying to use poses, different shovels and what not to get the fire out. her this shows you how much devastation is there and how dry the conditions are. >> when the u.s. troops killed osama bin laden they buried his body in the north arabian sea, a deep sea treasure divers is on a mission to find been lawton's body. antonio castlemont has a story. >> i am really doing it to prove a point, to see if he is really
dead. >> bill wants to find osama bin laden spotty. his body was lowered of the uss carl vinson. he said he has a good idea of where the body is located. he says his boat is waiting in western india, he has high-tech equipment that can pick up just about anything under water. >> is what they found the titanic with. it is very high- tech. >> you would think finding a body in the open ocean would be difficult, there is a thought of the body would be decomposed for. p >> is in a sealed navy medical bag, robert lined inside, 200 lbs. of lead weights. >> we would photographs, videotape and do a dna te
st. >> he has investors in chicago, scotland ended in your book would not tell any names. he has interviewed with good morning america and msn bc. >> there is a lawsuit against the cia to see the pictures. >> kron 4 has a new newscast during the evenings, prime-time news at 8:00 p.m., check it out. in the meantime we will be right back, let's take a live