tv KRON 4 Early News KRON July 24, 2013 6:00am-7:01am PDT
>> top stories that we're following at this wednesday, july 24th. a new campaign spanning from the bay area to new york starts today and is cracking down on drivers. what highway patrol from across the country are doing. >> a teenage volunteer at the oakland zoo is being treated for rabies this morning after being bit by a *bat. >> watching the weather this morning as parts of the bay area are waking up to foggy conditions. let's get a check of the forecast with erica, good morning. >> we are expecting plenty of cloud coverage but other areas, plenty of sunshine. 59 in concord. as we look ahead to the coast and the bay fog will have sunshine and that will be the pattern. not much changing
in the patterns. your kron 4 7 day around the bay coming up in 6:15 >> good morning. no hot spots but there is a board problem. there was a maintenance vehicle that was near th mahmoud ahmadinejad lined with a bart however, there has been a change. on the concord s- 15 minute delays between bay point and san francisco... >> new this morning.
the new camp your experts today and it is cracking down on drives. anyway sliced it this is the second largest inteinterstate in the country, with 2,900 mi.. there are thousands of accidents and hundreds of fatalities every year. that is why there are calling this the interstate-80 challenge. and stretching all the way across the united states. statistically, there is one death every 10 days in california. their goal is to
have the zero deaths. . along the interstate-80 corridor, they are looking for a seat belt in fractions, distracted drivers and d u i.. this is what an officer had to say. >> to make sure that the drivers are driving safe. and falling at a safe distance and making sure there are proper restraint within the vehicle and not driving distracted. >> according to the c h p, the numbers from 2009-2011 there were 350 fatalities. that is the reason of his crackdown. and today, through july 31st and they are serious about it. if you are speeding? if you do not
have your seat belt on that you will get a ticket. >> also, out of the south- bay. apolice are on the scene of an attempted robbery at a gun store in santa clara. the break in happened at "reed's indoor range" just a few hours ago. this is on 11-hundred duane avenue. the suspects were attempted to steal several guns. 3 suspects are in custody. we have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you more information as soon as it becomes avaiable. >> a teenage volunteer at the oakland zoo is being treated this morning for rabies. kron four's will tran is live at the zoo with more, will? >> reporter: a wild bat that had rabies apparently bit a teenaged volunteer at the oakland zoo. she's now being treated for rabies. she was near the out she was near the otter exhibit. and
while she was walking the bat to the zoo keeper the bat bit her hand. they immediately gave her medication. the bat tested positive for rabies. again, doctors and the zoo staff for input to jump on this early. up and brought it to a zoo >> bart trains continue to roll, at least for now both union and management met again individually with a state mediator yesterday.
but with a contract extension expiring in less than two weeks, there's concern that we could be facing another strike. as you can imagine -- bart's 400-thousand daily the to deal with that. >> i might just call in to work. this is a huge frustration. bart is a huge part of living here. >> some bart passengers say they hope governor brown steps in before another strike happens. that way it would keep the trains moving some bart passengers say they hope governor brown steps in before another strike happens. that way it would keep the trains moving while negotiations continue. >> the suspect accused of killing two women in a san francisco jewelry store will be in court today. a continued arraignment will be held this afternoon for 23-year-year old barry white. white is accused of killing two women and injuring a shop owner on july 12th. prosecutors believe that white was upset over being overcharged by $300 a few >> we will be back let us
oil spill. no injuries have been reported in the blowout that was reported yesterday morning. it is unknown what caused the gas to ignite. it also wasn't clear how and when crews would attempt to extinguish the blaze. >> new this morning, russia's state news agency says u-s leaker edward snowden has documents to enter russia. he has applied for temporary asylum. snowden has been in a transit area of the moscow airport for a month. that's after the u-s revoked his passport. the u-s justice department has charged snowden with espionage for leaking the existence of u-s government surveillance programs. >> house lawmakers are scheduled to vote on a key amendment today that would severely limit the national security agency's electronic surveillance program. but the white house and
other supporters of the program say that ending the massive collection of phone records from millions of americans would put the nation at risk from another terrorist attack. the head of the nsa has urged lawmakers to reject it. seven republican committee chairmen have also issued a similar plea in a letter to their colleagues. >> we will be back. more charges could be filed on the ymca worker accused of molestation. good morning! wow.
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>> firefighters are working to protect dozens of homes near a watering hole in kern county. after two brush fires merged into one, burning about 550 acres. the so called 'water fire' is 50 percent contained. about three hundred people, including firefighters, are working to control the flames. some people in the digier canyon area have been evacuated to a nearby school. >> let us get a check of the weather. >> yes, it is not going to be to cool or too hot.
as we take a look at the current conditions. 50s and oakland and san francisco 60s in santa rosa. let me follow these numbers into the afternoon. temperatures already in the '70s for the east bay shore. and far inland is where we are getting into the 80s in livermore. closer towards napa putting the clock into motion. some 90's and plenty of sunshine but that increasing clouds and temperatures will be cooling by 8:00 p.m. to bring down that afternoon highs with the afternoon warm spots. pittsburgh, 92, and 90's in brentwood! temperatures expected to be a few degrees warmer than yesterday. we will not be dealing with those tropical clouds.
hayward, 73. campbell, 85. pahari ha as we take it up to napa santa rosa, 74. and the national average your kron 4 7 day around the bay seasonable temperatures. and not much fluctuation for today or the next seven days. we will continue for the same pattern and also as restricted next workweek. george? >> the bart delays tracking
the bay bridge toll plaza. there is a disabled maintenance vehicle of some of the walnut creek station. it was are richly east bound which was why delays were reported. between lafayette and the point. now, the single track are around that and that is accounting for eight least 10-15 minutes between san francisco and the embarcadero stations and the point. if they get this vehicle moved out between the embarcadero and they point, they should be recovering without any problems. between b. between point ba0.8. the area is called bay pointpoin and back to the
>> more charges could come this week for a 20 year old y-m-c-a worker accused of molesting at least four children under his care. nicholas lhermine of morgan hill appeared in court yesterday afternoon. he's accused of molesting at age from 5 to 17 years old. ler-min-a worked for the y- m-c-a in morgan hill for four years. police say in several cases, he was alone with the children and took photos of them after he violated them. y-m-c-a officials say that it is against policy to allow a worker to be alone >> there are multiple policies in place and we're going to evaluate where this happened. we have years of an impeccable history. for this type of crime to be committed is devastating. >> lermina was also a soccer coach for the y-m-c-a. his mother is an administrator for the facility.
>> former new england patriots tight end aaron hernandez will make another appearance in court today. a probable cause hearing for hernandez is scheduled this afternoon in attleboro district court. he has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death last month of odin lloyd. prosecutors say hernandez orchestrated lloyd's killing because he was upset at lloyd for talking to people hernandez had problems with at a nightclub a few days earlier. hernandez's lawyers say the case against him is circumstantial and he wants to clear his name. >> the father of slain florida teenager trayvon martin will be on capitol hill today for a hearing addressing the challenges faced by african-american boys and men. tracy martin will give the opening remarks at the first hearing of the newly formed congressional caucus on black men and boys. >> president obama is trying to refocus the public on the economy, arguing in a new series of economic speeches that building the middle nation's bottom line. the first of those speeches is today in galesburg, illinois.
that speech will happen around 10 our time. the speech is expected to focus on technology and globalization, and the idea that hard work can get a person ahead. later tonight the president will be addressing crowds at a university in missouri. >> the u-s senate is set to take up a bill that would link interest rates to the financial markets. providing lower rates for college students this fall. under the deal, undergrads could borrow money at a 3 point 9 percent interest rate. grad students. 5 point 4 percent and parents 6 point 4 percent. but critics call the proposal a bait and switch measure that would hurt future students. and that those rates would climb as the economy improves. >> queen elizabeth is meeting the first time today. she arrived at kensington palace to greet the two day old prince.
catherine, dutchess of cambridge, was discharged from the hospital yesterday. he's now home with his parents. in front of a sea of reporters and onlookers, the proud father prince william held his son and addressed the media. co and a very special moment. "yeah, it's very emotional. such a special time. i think any parent, i think, probably knows what this "it's very special." >> the couple then secured the future heir in a car seat and departed for kensington palace. dad opting to take the wheel. next up for william and kate-- aside from some much deserved rest -- the announcement of their son's name. we will be back with a salsa
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morning. traders will be spending another day looking at corporate earnings reports. mixed earnings yesterday led to a mixed close for the markets. here's a look at those closing numbers. the dow jones rose 22 points. the nasdaq was off 21. and the s and p 500 fell three points. opening bell today at 6:30. >> apple's latest quarterly report confirm the iphone maker's growth has stalled.although the quarterly results did top wall st. expectations results were announced after the markets closed yesterday.and it showed that the tech giant has fallen for a second straight quarter. still, apple earned six- point-nine billion dollars in the quarter. but it was a 22 percent drop from last year. revenue totalled 35-point- big surprise was the number of iphones sold.over 31 million.although consumers have been buying olderphones apple hasn't released a breakthrough product since the ipad 3 years ago.
>> the maker of salsas sold at dollar tree and deals, dollar express and dollar bills stores nationwide is recalling the product after large glass pieces were found in some jars. olam tomato processors inc. announced the recall yesterday of its mild chunky salsa with the best by dates of june 2015 and october 2015, and medium chunky salsa with a best by date of july 2015. the company says the glass pieces got into the salsa during the beginning of the manufacturing process, when some of the glass jars were damaged. no injuries have been reported >> coming upcoming up on the kron four your top stories, and the opening bell coming up in just a moment
>> taking a look at the opening numbers rob black will be here at thi 6:45 >> it is not going to feel as muggy or humid as yesterday with plenty of sunshine is expected. quiet seasonable conditions for the next several days. tomorrow, the same pattern. and a round average for the next several days. your kron 4 7 day around the bay coming up. 6:30 traffic was george >> we have been tracking
delays on bart we do have some good news. we spoke with a representative. they have been tracking a 10-15 minute delays between baypointe just outside of walnut creek station. they are moving that vehicle out of the way. even as we speak and once that is accomplished. these delays should work themselves out. that is your commute between bay point and walnut creek. and rockridge and give yourself some extra time. those 10-15 minutes delays could be longer for passengers. the disabled vehicle is still being a removed.
the interstate-80 crackdown continues. coast to coast. with distracted drivers, and seat belts, and d u i s... this challenge officially starts today and will end on july 31st. >> bart trains continue to roll, at least for now both union and management met again individually with a state mediator yesterday. but with a contract extension expiring in less than two weeks, there's concern that we could be facing another strike. as you can imagine -- bart's 400-thousand daily passengers are in no mood the to deal with that. but there are mixed feelings when it comes to the union employees holding out for more money >> i am for what the workers
are going for. >> the workers.. i would say that it is a free country because of the union but let them decide and let us get a contract. >> a lot of people have been working for a lot of years without a pay raise. >> i went without a pay raise for at least three years. >> i feel like workers should get as much as they can. and if they can get more? get more. and i also did not think they should be greedy. happens - they hope that the governor steps in. this would at least keep the trains moving while negotiations continue. >> free wifi with over 30
city public parks and rec placzas and google will announce that today.. >> new pictures released by the n-t-s-b give an up close look at southwest airlines flight 3-45. the 7-37 jetliner was damaged monday when its nose gear collapsed as it landed at laguardia airport in new york. ten people were hurt. these photos were posted on the national transportation safety board's twitter account. southwest is reaching out to passengers from the flight to apologize for the incident and any inconvenience it caused. the company refunded all of the passengers' air fare and sent them travel vouchers. >> new video this morning of the crippled southwest airlines plane being towed into a hanger at new york's laguardia airport. the plane crashed monday as it was landing. 10 people were injured.
southwest has now reached out to passengers of 'flight 345', apologizing for the incident and the inconvenience it caused. the company has refunded all of the passengers' air fares and sent them travel vouchers. gloom >> wanttoday marks two weeks since toddler daphne webb was reported missing from oakland. the father of the 21- month-old john webb says she was taken from a car outside a supermarket on july 10th. webb was arrested for child endangerment but was later released and the charges were dropped. then on july 17th family and friends gathered for a candleight vigil in honor of daphne, hoping that they find her safe. missing child advocate -- marc klaas tells us if the oakland police department is
doing all they could to find the missing toddler. >> you need a viable search areas. you cannot go to a father's house and just a couple of see bob's. one thing that is clear is that particular place of international boulevard and 79th his a distinctive, high crime area. you would think that they would have surveillance video. >> no word yet on whether the oakland police department and the f-b-i will conduct house or in other areas. >> a man who attacked some dogs with a saw at a san jose park over the weekend ends up in the hospital. police say the 55 year old men and their two dogs at saint james park on sunday. the man asked the men for some marijuana and the men ignored him
that was when the transient hits one of the dogs with a saw. and then the second dog jumps and bites him. both dogs suffered cuts to the head area. police say, the dog owners beat the man and left the park before they arrived. the transient was taken to a local hospital for treatment. >> this is the approach to the bay bridge. and hayward, 57 degrees the high is expected to be 73. (music) goodnight.
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laguardia's airport is a very small spot even through security. and even los angeles was getting bad reports for confusing mark and also denver international is boring. kansas city also made the list because it is inconvenient of security to get anything. dulles is also getting low marks because of a very long shuttle. and take a look at sacramento. this minor league baseball game. they decided to see who was behind home plate. this soldier's father is there had the 39 year-old saw this
right away and it took a moment for the 10 year-old to realize the father. this reunion and had been pulled together with just one phone call. a very sweet story. >> thank-you. we are going to take a quick break and financial experts, rob black will be with us. this quick look outside. from brazil you can see the pope is visiting this shrine.
>> and watching wall street. apple? >> ultimately, there is a demand problem which is holding back wall street showed a gain. corporations are going a good job at managing/chlorine expectations. and apple said that there were only going to b $9 per share. and they're receptive the of the record to be burninburnin burnts bu and also, they were going to only earn 9 doollars per
share however, there were happily $7 per share. >> is seems like the cheaper iphone model was selling better than the newer iphone. >> court, and even the iphone. was better than expected and now, the iwatch... however, many people want an operating system that is at apple based in side of their smart car. >> and a 35% pra0 product margins. at least they are streamlining. >> one year ago, there was a 45% markup. now, the margins are coming down and the technology is smarter, cheaper, faster. they need another catalyst and probably it could have one
more chance. but it is probably finished. it is bleak. it would take a practical miracle this time. and television? however, there.. are also earnings from pepsi and boeing. >> pepsi is the opposite of coca-cola. coca-cola blew it last week on an international level but pepsi is now selling food products at a grade level, " doritos ". and the infrastructure company caterpillar to the great.
and their management is a little bit behind the curve. and the market hyde was two days ago. and i am thinking that the royal baby also was just as important headlines as caterpillar ' s earnings. >> you can see how sweet he is he can blame a royal baby.. >> 6:49 let us to take a look the weather. >> good morning. the good news is that the weather it center is looking at a sunshine. the satellite ever stand ritter, the moisture pressing east. the satellite & radar--with north moisture. some areas of low clouds but most of that is going to burn off. .
antioch, 65. antioch, 65 and for this afternoon, temperatures are going to be between a few degrees warmer than yesterday. livermore, flirting with 90. mostly sunny skies. and as we take a look at the evening hours look at 8:00 p.m. you will notice 60's & 70's represented by the green and yellow. fairly mild. we will see the increase in cloud coverage and your extended forecast your kron 4 7 day around the bay highlighting the pattern of afternoon sunshine. that is but we will see each and every day. temperatures are born to be right where they should be, not too hot, not too cold they are going to be right where they should be. '70s
along the coast, and will continue with that pattern. and also for the weekend and next workweek. george? >> a pretty decent drug. no hot spots. and a fairly decent--drive. however, this bart delay letting me know that there is a look at the bay bridge first, a 10- 50 minute delay between pittsburgh and baypointe with a disabled train outside of the pittsburgh station. they have to power down the railroad tracks that is why they are delayed. once they get that trade off the tracks and the trains will be able to run at normal speed it will take about 30 minutes for the police to clear out. currently, 10-15 from
pittsburgh/baypointe to san francisco. from the westbound, the backups, are starting at the 880 ramp with only about 18 minutes on average from the approach to the bridge. across the upper deck has been incident-free. the drive times are 12-15 minutes, through foster city. and the golden gate, still pretty foggy with no problems on the bridge itself. marin county, a decent and the east shore freeway, 21 minutes from hercules towards berkeley. you can see the there is some congestion of the 680 southbound. and also the south-bay. the freeways, as you can see of the 101 it northbound is where traffic is slowing. on the 1 0 1 towards mountain view. >> 6:52. anthony winer
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