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good morning. top stories we are following on this friday july 5th. the bart strike is over. for now. union and bart officials came to an agreement, of sorts, late last night. we'll explain in a second, but the good news is. the trains will be running again soon. and firework shows around the bay area were a success last night. we'll show you the sights and sounds. there was one show down near l=a, though, that went out of control. we'll show you the scene and tell you what happened. it's been a hot week here in the bay area, but has the heat wave finally passed? we'll have your complete forecast coming up. good morning. i'm james fletcher. the day we have been
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anticipating is finally here. the bart strike is now over. union and bart officials emerged from negotiations just before 11 last night. california's secretary of labor, marty morgenstern made the announcement. bart management and unions agreed to extend the existing contract for 30 days. during that time negotiations will continue until there is an agreement for a new contract. this will keep the trains running until at least august 4th. bart service will be completely restored by 3 p-m today. that means the morning commute will still be without bart. bart will be running seven charter busses from five different locations in the east bay. but by the time the evening commute comes, things should be back to normal. and bart released this statement from general manager grace crunican. it reads, "unfortunately the issues that brought us to this point remain unresolved.
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despite lots of hard work, bart and its unions have failed to come to an agreement on contract issues. we still have a wide gap of disagreements to bridge over the next 30 days. what we share in common is a commitment to our passengers and the mission of public transit. it is my resolve to bargain in good faith and keep the trains running. i want to welcome back all the bart employees who have been on strike. now lets get the trains moving. union representatives also made statements last night after the announcement. >> we believe we will be able to get a contract on and 30 days. >> i also want to thank the members of fdr you for their courage and commitment to
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make sure that the conditions under which they work are fair and say for them and fair and safe for the riding public. >>james:and stay with kron 4. as we continue our coverage on bart resuming its service. we'll have the latest as to when the trains will start running again. you can also find the latest information on our website kron 4 -dot-com. as well as on our 24-7 news channel. on comcast channel 193. >>erica: i hope everyone had a fantastic holiday. we are talking much cooler conditions beginning today. we don't have any extreme changes for the next several days. starting off with a live look outside for more roof camera. pretty clear conditions. we're also dealing with a deeper marine clear this morning
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that could bring low clouds to the coast into other locations around the bay. the be surprised if using more called this morning but it will be sent into the afternoon. fairfield, mainly sunny skies, low 70's east bay shoreline looks like san rafael, up 88. your extended forecast looks like temperatures will be in the upper 80s and lynn, mid-70s around the bay and low sixties for the coast. >>janu: >> let's take a look at our
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local bridges. was pump 80 ride no problem for delays. san mateo bridge. there has been a wind advisory that has been issued. not seeing any delays there >>james:and that was the fireworks show from treasure island. it was a spectacular sight in san francisco last night. thousands of fireworks lit up the sky. the fireworks were launched from the municipal pier at aquatic park, and a barge off pier 39. please take fireworks vo from treasure island in today's stories
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illegal fireworks could be seen going off in a number of cities around the bay area last night. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news over oakland where spurts of fireworks could be seen throughout the evening. earlier in the week police around the bay warned the public of plans to jail anyone caught using illegal fireworks. they said they were going to use the 'shotspotter' technology to help track the locations. no word on if any arrests were made.
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an accidental detonation during a july fourth fireworks show in southern california has injured at least 28 people. the blast happened as thousands gathered for the fireworks show at a park in simi valley. investigators say many of those hurt were hit by flying debris just two minutes into the show. medics rushed the most seriously injured to the hospital. fire crews contacted the ventura county bomb squad to try and determine how to handle the unexploded fireworks. coming up on the kron four morning news. and here's a live look outside. san mateo bridge
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despite some extreme heat, the city of boston turned out on the fourth to celebrate. as reporter sean kelly explains it became a celebration of heroism and resilience just three months after the boston marathon bombings.
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smith a fourth of july dance that got the audience on its feet. >> we learned about our resiliency >> tributes to the military attributes to the stronger meaning. dedications to the victims of the marathon bombing. officer came close to losing his life during the watertown shootout. he led the boston pops. >> a special being out there and getting that kind of care and support. >>mark: finally, the fireworks capping off a
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perfect night to celebrate. >>james: that was sean kelly reproting. the concert benefited the "boston one fund" which has raised over 62-million dollars for the victims and families of the boston marathon bombings. will return in just a minute. and take outside perry had a pretty nice start for this july 5th morning. we will have full details on your forecast that
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>>james: and we are back at 415. developing news. egypt's military is moving in on ousted president mohammed morsi's muslim brotherhood. authorities are arresting senior figures of the party, and morsi has been flown from a seaside villa to detention in the capital cairo. the brotherhood says it
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will not work with the new leadership of interim president adly mansour, and the party has called for a wave of protests today, calling it the "friday of rage." meanwhile,president obama met with members of his national security team for the second straight day to discuss the military coup in egypt. this was the scene in the white house's situation room. the white house said it has contacted egyptian officials and other regional partners to stress the importance of returning power to a democratically- elected civilian government as soon as possible. the health of former south african president nelson mandela deteriorated so sharply last week, his family was considering whether to take him off life support.
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that's according to court document. the document, known as a "certificate of urgency" said the 94-year-old quote, "has taken a turn for the worst and that the mandela family have been advised by the medical practitioners that his life support machine should be switched off." the following day, president jacob zuma announced that mandela's condition had improved from critical, to critical-but- stable. n-s-a leaker edward snowden's exact whereabouts are still unknown and it seems he may be gaining fans in iceland. yesterday some icelandic lawmakers introduced a proposal to grant citizenship to snowden. right now snowden is seeking asylum from more than a dozen countries after revealing key details of u.s. surveillance activities. at this time only 6 of the 63 lawmakers in iceland support the move. more snowden supporters could be found at an independence day parade in
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santa monica. participants celebrated the fourth amendment, which protects you from unlawful search and seizure. protesters brought their "restore the fourth" movement to the parade, carrying signs proclaiming "whistleblowers are heroes." >>erica: futurecast 4 shows significantly cool weather into the afternoon today. 60s for san francisco and the entire peninsula. looks like the '90s just border the bay area. and by later on tonight we will see some cloud cover and temperatures dropping to the '60s. a closer look at afternoon highs. to the east bay,
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temperatures are as much as 20 degrees cooler in spots. downtown's san francisco stain and upper 60s today. at 69 degrees and berkeley. your extended forecast shows pretty quiet weather as we head into next week. your inland highs will be in the upper 80s. for 18. >>janu: >> not checking any hot spots at this time. -- tracking. however, there is a wind advisory in place to be extra cautious if you are heading in that direction. golden gate bridge both northbound and southbound it's pretty quiet. as we
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take a look at our traffic maps. in the east bay, hercules the berkeley the drive time is about 10 minutes and no delays for westbound 580 out of livermore toward hayward. for the south bay, a problem for your ride both north bound to adl one and it seemed pretty clear conditions--quiet conditions for years out bound 101 ride through marin county. >>gabe: a bunch of new movies are hitting the market. but which movies are worth your precious time. mildred predicts dispicable me 2 will top the movie charts on google play when they offer it in the near future >> my job is to predict what
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will be the big sellers before they are released >>gabe:she is probabaly right considering google play is now offering 3 or dispicle me shorts which are selling like hot cakes if you don't want to deal with opening weekend crowds for despicalbe me 2 theese shorts are a good alternative to get your minnion fix. >>mark: >>$499 for 3 movies, they are super cute who does not like the minions.
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nats - shorts here's one other option for fun family movies. right now google play is offering pixar's greatest hits at a discount price you can rent these classics for just $2.99. but. perhaps you crave something a little less animated, something rated r check this out. nats - crash boom movie - white house down or snitch one of the hotest movies right now on google play has been a big surprise. it's part of a phenomenon mildred told me about that is unfolding on google play. apparently. some movies that flop at the box office end up doing really well once they are offered digitally through google play. remember this movie? with halle berry titled "the call" it was a big budget crime thriller it was a dud at theaters.
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well "the call" is now topping charts on google play good acting if you like thrillers you'll like. if you like action movies here's one mildred recommends. redemption with jason staytham. you can find it in the "in that's right didigital entertainment is shaking up the industry. some movies you can section featuring movies that are still in theaters google play makes it easy to rent or buy movies. and if you want to take your movies with you and play them on a mobile device when car, boat, airplane, hotel room, hot air balloon where ever you are that's easy too
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once you've rented or purchased the film you can pin it what that is there will be a thumbtack google play is giving kron access to the most popular downloads for movie's, apps, games, and more. check out kron4.com and look for our special google play section. gabe slate kron 4 news. coming up on the kron four morning news. it to our offer to its but read a at par 10. it's ahead.
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>>james:lady liberty is once again ready for her close-
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up. for the first time since last october, visitors were allowed back on liberty island yesterday. catherine heenan has a look at the statue of liberty's comeback. after superstorm sandy sandy didn't damage the statue itself. but the storm surge covered almost three-quarters of liberty island, ripping up bricks, destroying docks, and debris everywhere. the monument had just reopened the day before the storm after a year of renovations. park officials worked around the clock to make sure the island reopened just in time for this independence day. nat coming here and seeing
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visitors from all over the world standing out in front with tears in their eyes with excitement. she's not only our statue she's the world's statue. here's what the visitors got to see. all the way to her crown. the trek up a steep 377- step narrow spiral staircase leads to spectacular views high above new york harbor. the fourth of july holiday was a staycation for more americans this year. triple-a estimates 41 million people will travel 50 miles from home by monday. that's 300 thousand less than last year. that made celebrations in cities across the country the main attraction. cnn's eric dodd tells us about a few of them. >>mark: authorities and more
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than a dozen people were injured after a fire or explosion. the fire department is now trying to handle the unexploded fireworks. at the nation's capital, the 237 birthday celebration included a concert featuring barry manilow. it was capped off with fireworks over the capitol mall. >>james:coming up on the kron four morning news. the latest on the weather and traffic. bart has come up with an agreement. bart service will be restored later on today. we will have service will be restored l[ male announcer ] to allve you burger aficionados... show your love. 'cause mcdonald's just topped perfection with the all-new quarter pounder burgers. three delectable choices. new quarter pounder burgers. another new way to love mcdonald's. ♪
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we are back. and our top story this morningthe day we have been anticipating is
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finally here. the bart strike is now over. union and bart officials emerged from negotiations just before 11 last night. histcalifornia's secretary of labor, marty morgenstern made the announcement. bart management and unions agreed to extend the existing contract for 30 days. during that time negotiations will continue until there is an agreement
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for a new contract. this will keep the trains running until at least august 4th. bart service will be completely restored by 3 p-m today. that means the morning commute will still be without bart. bart will be running seven charter busses from five different locations in the east bay. but by the time the evening commute comes, things should be back to normal. and bart released this statement from general manager grace crunican. it reads, "unfortunately the issues
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that brought us to this point remain unresolved. despite lots of hard work, bart and its unions have failed to come to an agreement on contract issues. we still have a wide gap of disagreements to bridge over the next 30 days. what we share in common is a commitment to our passengers and the mission of public transit. it is my resolve to bargain in good faith and keep the trains running. i want to welcome back all the bart employees who have been on strike. now lets get the trains moving. union representatives also made statements last night after the announcement. say.
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and stay with kron 4. as we continue our coverage on bart resuming its service. we'll have the latest as to when the trains will start running again. you can also find the latest information on our website kron 4 -dot-com. as well as on our 24-7 news channel. on comcast channel 193. let's turn our attention to whether a. >>erica: we are talking pretty quiet weather around the bay area. a little bit of coastal cloud cover this morning but a warm start for some of the inland spot as
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we head into the afternoon, sunny breezy and much cooler than what we study yesterday. as much as a 20 degree drop for some of you and i later on tonight, an increase in the cloud cover and cooler conditions this evening. here's a look at when speeds. concord at 23 mi. per hour wind speeds. pretty windy all along the coast line. a 14 month per hour for half moon bay. the windy conditions will continue into the afternoon. take a look at terrifies. plenty of sunshine but it will be: the east bay. antioch at 82, 85 in fairfield, low seventies and san leandro downtown san francisco today with a high of 68 degrees. and here's the bigger weather story.
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the high pressure has worked its way east so we do have a cooler air mass saddling men. along with that, a deeper marine layer this morning and that's why we will see stubborn coastal cloud cover. in terms of your extended forecast, no triple digits or 90s. expect morning fog perhaps a little bit of drizzle and mostly sunny skies into the afternoon. john of >> john m. >>janu: starting with the bay bridge, your westbound 80 ride approaching the toll plaza is moving along smoothly. not tracking any problems or delays there. there is a wind advisory that has been issued so if you are driving to be extra
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cautious heading in that direction. towards the golden gate bridge, you can see clear rides both northbound and southbound. digit >>james: take a look at this. and that was the fireworks show from treasure island. it was a spectacular sight in san francisco last night. thousands of fireworks lit up the sky. the fireworks were launched from the municipal pier at aquatic park, and a barge off pier 39. illegal fireworks could be seen going off in a number of cities around the bay area last night. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news over oakland where spurts of fireworks
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could be seen throughout the evening. earlier in the week police around the bay warned the public of plans to jail anyone caught using illegal fireworks. ey said they were going to use the 'shotspotter' technology to help track the no word on if any arrests were made. an accidental detonation during a july fourth fireworks show in southern california has injured at least 28 people. the blast happened as thousands gathered for the fireworks show at a park in simi valley. investigators say many of those hurt were hit by flying debris just two
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minutes into the show. medics rushed the most seriously injured to the hospital. fire crews contacted the ventura county bomb squad to try and determine how to fireworks. breaking news. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c. of a fire that started at 9:30 tonight on mount tamalpais. just outside of kentfield. at this time, marin county fire is reporting that the fire is now burning at about two- acres in dense brush. fire officials do say crews are making very good progress. the blaze is not fully contained. no homes or or structures are threatened at this time. crews will stay on the scene. power lines were reportedly down in the area. but the
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cause is unclear at this time. we'll be right back.
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we are back. it is 441. watching wall street this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes in the positive this morning. investors will be closely watching the government's monthly jobs report today in hopes of figuring out
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what the federal reserve will do next. stocks were closed yesterday-- and closed higher on wednesday. we'll be watching the stock markets all morning long here on the kron four morning news, starting at 6:30 with the opening bell. morning news. news at 5. at 442, we will
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take a brief moment to have some commercials. we will be back in a moment. not a lot of traffic as many people are continuing their fourth of july vacation.
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for 45 is the time. it morning going out to pet it's right now as one of the dog was poisoned by meatballs. >> dorothy was out on her walk with her closest companions oscar win
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something horrible happened. >> his back went up in his legs went up. next thing i know, he has a gigantic seizure on the couch. >> she is referring to her ingesting meatballs that appear to be intentionally and dusted with poison. after hearing the news, neighbors say they found more meatballs throughout the neighborhood. >> it took a lot of people in order to pick them up. >> she had to back full of meatballs. >> i feel frightened for my dog. >> these seem to be me balls
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that are laced and intentionally placed. the important thing to do is to keep your dog saves. >> for dorothy, she just wants her oscar back. >> my gut is turning and i beg of these people to please stop. >>james: turning our attention now to talk weather. even mouth say goodbye to those triple digits. we will see the person quite some time. extended forecast looking pretty quiet. some inland
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spot still holding on to the upper 70's and take a look at afternoon highs. we are seen as much as 820 degree drop in some spots. it looks like we could pick up some low 90s for places like brentwood. as we take a look at your extended forecast time i really want to walk you through it. at today talking temperatures and low eighties for inland spots, most of these around the bay and low sixties around the coast. tomorrow, perhaps the morning fog and drizzle. looks like temperatures will be slightly warmer as we wrap up the weekend. expect plenty of sunshine through the end of next week. debitors won't go very far. cooler air mass is settling into places and it will stay there for quite some time. don't expect anything too
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extreme. for 48. here's traffic with >>janu:. your bridge track. no delays or your bay bridge north or south found at this time. in the east bay, you could see westphal 24 ride is moving along smoothly and not checking any delays all westbound 580 out of livermore at this time. in the south bay not checking any delays there. a problem for your ride also through marin county. faugh
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>>james: police are warning uc berkeley students of an impostor on campus. >> it was here on the university that the victim was waiting for a campus escorts when an impersonator approach ter and proceeded to walk her home. police say when the suspect got to the victim's apartment, he asked use the bathroom. when he was done, he asked students to perform a sexual act on him. she refused and he left the apartment. >> at a better work hard and get to ember that was because we don't it happened again. >> this is a sketch for the man police are looking for. a white man in his mid-20s about 6 ft. tall. police are
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reminding students that an escort wears a blue or yellow form with a label that says community service officer. if their uniform is in question, asked for a deeper if they should have a badge issued by the university with their full name written on it. in the berkeley, police here reid, kron4 news. discuss hong
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if >>james:good morning. top stories we are following on this friday july 5th. the bart strike is over. for now. union and bart officials came to an agreement, of if his sorts, late last night. have hewe'll explain in a second, but the good news is. the trains will be running again soon. and firework shows around upholds the bay area were a
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success last night here in the bay area. but there were some scary moments for a show which down in southern california. we'll show you the scene and tell you what happened. it's been a hot week here in the bay area, but it looks finally behind us. good news for commuters. after four long days the bart strike is over, for now. kron 4s mike pelton is live in oakland at 20th and broadway where people have gathered all week to find an alternate way to get across and and andgood morning mike. >> and smith negotiations will continue and that is great news for commuters. >> what a great way to end the week. every day it's been something different. .
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it is good to know that monday i don't have to worry about it. >> reporter: that smile on your face kind of sums it up. >> reporter: remember these are temporary extensions of the current contract. they will run through august 4th the but they still have to come to an agreement on a final contract. back to james. >>james: and bart released this statement from general manager grace crunican. it reads, "unfortunately the issues that brought us to this point remain unresolved. despite lots of hard work, bart and its unions have failed to come to an
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agreement on contract issues. we still have a wide gap of disagreements to bridge over the next 30 days. what we share in common is a commitment to our passengers and the mission of public transit. it is my resolve to bargain in good faith and keep the trains running. i want to welcome back all the bart employees who have been on strike. now lets get the trains moving. and stay with kron 4. as we continue our coverage on bart resuming its service. we'll have the latest as to when the trains will start running again. you can also find the latest information on our website kron 4 -dot-com. as well as on our 24-7 news channel. on comcast channel
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193. and that was the fireworks show from treasure island. it was a spectacular sight ice in san francisco last night. thousands of fireworks lit up the sky. the fireworks were launched from the municipal pier at aquatic park, and a barge off pier 39. illegal fireworks could be seen going off in a number of cities around the bay area last night. this is video from our helicopter partnership with
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abc 7 news over oakland where spurts of fireworks could be seen throughout the evening. earlier in the week police around the bay warned the public of plans to jail anyone caught using illegal fireworks. they said they were going to use the 'shotspotter' technology to help track the locations. no word on if any arrests an accidental detonation during a july fourth fireworks show in southern california has injured at least 28 people. the blast happened as thousands gathered for the simi valley. investigators say many of those hurt were hit by flying debris just two minutes into the show. medics rushed the most sophs seriously injured to the hospital. fire crews contacted the ventura county bomb squad to try and determine how to handle the unexploded fireworks.
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♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ fire officials expect to drawn have full containment of a this monring. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c seven news. the fire was reported last night around 9-30. marin county fire department responded with eight engines, a bulldozer, three water tenders and three hand
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crews responded to the areaof io koo e koo trail. no structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. the cause of the fire >>anny:train service was suspended yesterday when sparks from a train ignited several fires in central california. take a look at this video. winds whipped intense smoke across highways of stockton and lodi. officials say sparks from a train traveling between the two cities ignited several small grass fires. the smoke could be seen from several miles around. fire officials say more then 200 calls came in reporting the various fires. >>james: of bart service should be available for you this evening. it is
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>>james: we are back at 44 to-514. let's head ride over to the weather center with erica. >>erica: it is windy today. 23 mi. per hour when to end concord. breezy conditions along the coastline so certainly hold onto your hat. we are seeing a little bit of fog mainly along the coastline but the rest of us just waking up to partly cloudy skies. as we take a look at current conditions, concord and 50 degrees, 61 and san jose. definitely cooler than 24 hours ago. futurecast 4 walking you through the temperatures. by lunchtime, we will keep it
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in the '60s and san francisco and for the communities along the peninsula. portions of the north bay could see eighties and places like morgan hill. but in a clock into motion, afternoon highs, the red coloring borders the bay area so i don't think we will see any 90s today or for the next stretch of days. by 8:00 p.m. tonight, take a look at how much cooler temperatures are. yesterday we saw readings still in the '90s but it looks like most of us under that green indicated temperatures in the '60s. but the dow afternoon highs in your neighborhood, you will notice santa clara much cooler as 79 degrees. think more of onshore flow. downtown's san francisco
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today with a high of 68 degrees and sunny skies and the '70s expected in oakland. satellite and radar shows the victor weather story. the rich of high- pressure over the bay area has continued to shift its way east. expect seasonal temperatures for the next stretch of days with the upper 80s inland, mid-70s around the bay in the '60s for the coast. 517. establish your weather. on a tear traffic now. good morning george. >>george: here's a look at your ride on interstate 80 as you head into the bay bridge this morning. right at the shift change at the top of the hour, we saw some cars backing up in the left- hand lane. that's the extent
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of the slow traffic so far. we are expecting a very modest commit today so we may see a back up here at the bay bridge but i don't think it will be anything like monday, tuesday or wednesday for your westward ride. the connector san mateo bridge, a wind advisory is in affect that is from the california highway patrol. at the golden gate bridge, no problems at a beautiful morning here with a southbound traffic coming into the city without any delay. we will of the some drive times for you. each for freeway commute looks great. just 14 minutes hercules the berkeley. the traffic for 680 south or west about 24. the commune of 580 west brown looks good to. the often not pass looks good-of the month.
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>>james:egypt's military is moving in on ousted president mohammed morsi's muslim brotherhood. authorities are arresting senior figures of the party, and morsi has been flown from a seaside villa to detention in the capital cairo. the brotherhood says it will not work with the new leadership of interim president adly mansour, and the party has called for a wave of protests, calling it the " friday of rage." president obama met with members of his national security team for the second straight day to discuss the military coup in egypt. this was the scene in the white house's situation room. the white house said it has contacted egyptian officials and other regional partners to stress the importance of returning power to a democratically- elected civilian government as soon as possible. the health of former south
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>>anny: the help of former south african president nelson mandela deteriorated so sharply last week, his family was considering whether to take him off life support. that's according to court document. the document, known as a "certificate of urgency" said the 94-year-old quote, "has taken a turn for the worst and that the mandela family have been advised by the medical practitioners that his life support machine should be switched off." the following day, president jacob zuma announced that mandela's condition had improved from critical, to critical-but- stable. feet figure out the intentions of a 21-year-old nevada man arrested with an arsenal of weapons near the university of washington campus 21 year old justin miles jasper was arrested when he was found sleeping in this stolen pickup truck.
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police say they found weapons, body armor and suspected explosive devices in the truck. jasper was arrested near the university of washington. police say he is not cooperating with authorities. authorities are trying to figure out the intentions of a 21-year-old nevada man arrested with an arsenal of weapons near the university of washington campus wednesday night. pickup. >>james:in florida today, the prosecution in the george zimmerman murder trial may call trayvon martin's parents to the stand. the 17 year old's parents have said it was their son who was screaming for help on 9-1-1 calls before he was shot and killed by zimmerman. zimmerman's father said the screams were his son.
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the screams are a crucial piece of evidence because they could determine who the aggressor was in the confrontation. zimmerman says he shot trayvon martin in self- defense. >>anny:n-s-a leaker edward snowden's exact whereabouts are still unknown and it seems he may be gaining fans in iceland. yesterday some icelandic lawmakers introduced a proposal to grant citizenship to snowden. right now snowden is seeking asylum from more than a dozen countries after revealing key details of u.s. surveillance activities. at this time only 6 of the 63 lawmakers in iceland support the move. more snowden supporters could be found at an independence day parade in santa monica. participants celebrated the fourth amendment, which protects you from unlawful search and seizure. protesters brought their
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"restore the fourth" movement to the parade, carrying signs proclaiming "whistleblowers are heroes." look at 'em.
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living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>james:watching wall street this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes in the positive this
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morning. investors will be closely watching the government's monthly jobs report today in hopes of figuring out what the federal reserve will do next. stocks were closed yesterday-- and closed higher on wednesday. we'll be watching the stock markets all morning long here on the kron four morning news, starting at 6:30 with the opening bell. >>anny:employers around the country are scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans are in line with the law following the supreme court's ruling on same sex marriage. the impact of the decision is clear in the 13 states and washington, d.c. where same sex marriage is legal. but the effect of the ruling is still a little confusing in 37 other states.
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those states are not required to recognize same sex marriages performed elsewhere. return >>james:the state legislature in oregon has approved a new tuition plan for it's seven state universities. the bill is now waiting for the governor's review and signature. it would allow students to attend school. then repay tuition at a later date based on their earnings. those who earn more would pay more back.those who earn less.would owe less. the program would replace the more traditional student loans. >>anny:it's the comic book cover that captures the grim visage of an older, wiser batman. the 1986 pen and ink creation - drawn by writer/artist frank miller - that is the cover to "the dark knight returns" no. 2 will be sold next month in dallas by heritage auctions. it's the first cover from the "dark knight" miniseries to be sold and is
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expected to fetch more than $500,000. wantalso up for sale is a 9.2-graded copy of "batman" no. 1 from 1940. a similar copy sold for $850,000 in 2012. 'dark knight returns' no. 2 cover to be auctioned >>james: at 528. what, we will be right back in just a minute. ♪ ♪
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and we are back. it is 530 and here's a quick look from our mount tam cam. a few clouds up there. good morning erica. >>erica: good morning james. yes we certainly have a deeper marine layer out there. for current conditions, 56 and oakland, livermore currently at 50 degrees if you are heading out to work perhaps. partly cloudy conditions for most of the bay area. as we head
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into the next several days, expect seasonably cool weather. quiet weather ahead of us and no extreme heat to talk about. full details on what to expect, your 7 day around the bay forecast coming up at 545. the morning george. >>george: we are still tracking eight hot spot for your ride around the bay area. here at the bay bridge toll plaza not a big backup but i do believe we will see some back up in the westbound direction. the wind advisory has been in place for the san mateo bridge. that was issued for
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21 this morning. the drive time from the county line leading down to the golden gate bridge is just 28 minutes. >>james: we will continue with what george just mentioned. the bart strike is over at least for now. kron4's mike pelton is live right now. >> reporter: at 3:00 this afternoon, bart should have those trains up and running once again. that's great news for commuters out here this morning. so for just one more time, commuters will have to find alternate means to get to work. the hassle of commuters are out here right now waiting for the bus. this is far different from the long lines we saw earlier this
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week. thanks to the fourth of july holiday, most people are still on vacation. after hours of negotiations, bart and its labor unions agreed to extend their current contracts by 30 days while the two sides continue to negotiate. but officials say both sides remain far apart on the pay, health care and safety. >> i think today was the longest. took me about an hour at wednesday coming back was the most frustrated. i did have to buy greyhound ticket because the law was wrapped around the block and i said i just couldn't do it. >> reporter: that greyhound ticket cost per $14. like her many commuters had to spend more money this week.
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again there is a temporary extension so bart trains will run through august 4th but it will have to come up with a new agreement or commuters will have to deal with this all over again. back to you james. >>james: keep in tune here to kron4's as we continue our coverage on this bart deal that is in the works. hopefully in the next 30
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days bacon hammer something out but we will give you updates as we learn more on comcast 193 r 247 news channel and are website kron4 dot com with great resources to stay updated throughout the day. >>anny: illegal fireworks could have been saying for multiple cities around the bay area. here is oakland where sparks of fire works could be st. earlier in the week, the police warned people they would jail them if they're caught with illegal fireworks. they used shock spotter to help track locations been no word yet if any arrests were made in connection with these illegal fireworks that we saw going off last night all
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around the bay area included oakland. >>james: an accidental detonation has entered 28 people during a fireworks show. hear some video from the blast when it happened. take a look. we will share some of that with you coming up in just a little bit. the fireworks happened about two minutes into the show that as the injuries. it all wrong about two minutes and when the explosion happened and something went off prematurely. most people injured were injured by flying debris. they were rushed to the hospital. that's the latest from
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southern california and will share some of that dramatic video coming up in just a bit as the explosion happened. >>anny: east palo alto police officers are investigating a shooting that may have sent some road rage at 1245 this morning, police arrived on beach street where they fought a 32 year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. he was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition. police say the shooting may have happened after a car accident that turned into road rage. police did not have any suspects information at this time. >>james: this just in to the kron4 morning news. u.s. employers added 195,000 jobs in june. unemployment rate
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holds at 7.6%. >>anny: here's a look at the dacha outside. coming up on the kron4 and news we will update you on the temporary bart strike being over. [ male announcer ] to all you burger aficionados...
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sleep train's 4th of july sale ends sunday. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> welcome back the time is 5:41 a.m.. but impersonator approach is still untried to walk per home. he wanted the girl to perform sexual acts on him. if she refused, and the men left. >> someone was trying to help me out to get me home.
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>> you cannot even trust people. it is a good thing that he did not do anything. we do not want to press the issue. >> take a good look at the sketch. he is described as a man in his 20s 6 ft. tall when about 200 lbs.. he has long blond, braided hair. a blond goatee. he was wearing a tan jacket with a bear on the label. >> we will take a break the time is 5:42 a.m.. whenever a full look at the forecast on this friday july 5th. here is a live look outside the golden gate bridge.
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>> welcome back the time is 5:45 a.m.. we are heading into saturday and sunday. >> it will be a lot cooler today. a lot of people are tired of the triple digits. it was a very expensive heat wave, but it is gone. we are starting out with the morning be cooler. as we head into afternoon it will continue to be breezy. we cut however, see a drop in the temperatures. by 8:00 p.m. the temperatures will be in the '60s. >> fairfield is our report teen 20 small part hour winds.ing 20 per hour winds. it
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will be 60's and '70's by lunchtime. the triple digits are out of here. i do not think that was see any 90¢ a day forecasts. it will be much cooler by 8:00 p.m. tonight. here is a closer look at afternoon highs. 79 degrees expected in sunnyvale and warmer weather in the east bay. mid-70s for castro valley. downtown san francisco will be coming in as 68 degrees. in terms of your extended forecast. the temperatures will be the upper 80s england. >> it will be much more cooler and quiet for the next stretch of days. the time is 5:47 a.m. here is a look at the traffic with
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george. >> as we approach 6:00 a.m. we see small conditions at the bay bridge toll plaza. there were a pair of a stall vehicles but they're gone. we're not looking at any hot spots and but we are expecting a pretty light ride. i do not think we will see much of a commute this morning. highway 92 is small but there is that when advisor redoubles put in place before 4:30 a.m.. the golden gate bridge they are in delay free and is to give free. we will update if you drive times for you. here is the trip on interstate 80 it is 16 minutes from hercules to berkeley. westmont, highway 4 is a little slow but lighter than usual. looking at your ride through the san ramon valley it is 16 minutes. was bound 580 has some slowing but definitely much lighter than usual. the south bay freeway
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is also looking good and there is an incident reported in marin but it will not slow your ride down. >> good news for commuters, the barge strike is over at least for now. we continue our team coverage and we are tracking the morning commute as train service will not be restored until 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. kron4 subject she s's jackie sissel ie bet the ferry building and oakland's jack london square. >> they stated that only be a one-way ride. you can see that people are waiting for the first. to head out. this is a temporary settlement. a lot of the excitement, still some frustration for people
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who were in line. a lot of these people have been getting up hours early to get down here to this very. the ferry service stated that it tripled their numbers over the last few days. i had a chance to talk to some writers and this lady in particular was frustrated but she was glad this detail bart home to my. >> they could have this settled and kept working. >> have you been frustrated? >> yes. >> are you want to take bart back today? >> yes. >> if you are interested in taking the ferry one way, here is the schedule. we have the 6:00 a.m. bold that is all morning right now. they have reduced their
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number of boats for today. this is kind of their holiday schedule. they're less bold will be at 11:00 a.m.. you will see a shorter lives today because some people have today off. this has been a great alternative the most of the people i spoke with stated that they're excited. e >> a san francisco police officer, who is credited with saving a woman from a burning building, has been released from a hospital after being treated for smoke inhalation. the fire broke out apartment building in the 2000 block upon history. seven francisco police officer masterson lobrmathew thew lobre entered te
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second-floor unit with two neighbors, and climb the back stairs to the third floor to save the elderly woman who was still asleep in siberia >> the woman suffered minor bruises. the fire was put out about a half an hour would firefighters preventing the spread to other buildings. >> dan straily only gave but one hit over seven innings after being recalled from triple a sacramento earlier in the day. he made the start allowed a sore jarrod parker to get two extra days of rest. oakland beat the chicago cubs 1 to
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01 independence day. alfonso soriano got chicagos lone hit off of third straily. >> the way things have been going for the giants lately it is probably best the they do not pldid not play yesterday. their game with the reds was postponed due to rain. so they let home to face the dodgers might after a 1 to 8 road trip. they played and lost last night it would have marked their worst trip since 1956. when they travel by train, no date given yet for the make up game. >> we will be right back.
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bottled at the mountain source. >> welcome back. the time is 5:56 a.m.. look at today's high as they are born to be 83 degrees. say goodbye to the triple digits. we do have areas all low cloud cover. otherwise, most of us are waking up to clear skies. thanks to the sea breezes that is in place. >> a man in southern california has found a creative way of making the american flag. this condition old glory is made out of crushed cars, 108 to
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be exact. a 48 year-old all recycling specialist and a team of assistants from santa paula created the 75 ft. long and 19 ft. high flag. it took the group just over a year to finish this flag car project. >> the time is 5:56 a.m.. coming up on the kron 4 morning news at 6:00 a.m.. good news for commuters, after four long days of the bart strike is over. we would tell you when you can expect to see the trains up and running again. >> an accidental fire work detonation left a least 28 people injured during last night's fourth of july celebration. we would show the video of that explosion. >> firefighters are battling look at them kids... a 2 a. fire on mount tam. they have no idea what it was like
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before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see a sneezing panda clip! trevor, have you eaten today? you sound a little grumpy. [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
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>> good morning. top stories we are following on this friday july 5th. the bart strike is over. for now. union and bart officials came to an agreement, of sorts, late last night. we'll explain in a second, but the good news is. the soon. >> and firework shows around the bay area were a success last night here in the bay area. but there were some scary moments for a show we'll show you the scene and tell you what happened. >> it's been a hot week here in the bay area, but it looks as though the heat wave is finally behind us.

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