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happened happened and don't think of situation for us to be watching this and that's going on behind all of you. it is unthinkable. about what several firefighters suffered heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation agreed no word yet on what caused the fire but reports have come and that it may have been accosted from a frozen custard shot. >> within 50 minutes it was more flams that i've ever seen in my life. >> the fire has gained national attention after hurricane sandy cost
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billions of dollars just to rebuild the boardwalk. >> we will pick ourselves up dust ourselves off and get back to work. >> fire officials telling us this morning they do believe they have this fire finally contained. you can see behind me firefighters still in pitcher nothing else pops up. reporting live on chris walsh. >>darya: thanks chris. we will follow this story throughout the morning bus turn our attention to weather and traffic. we have different forecast a sharp case with you the morning air cover. >>erica: good morning james. today will be just a touch former that of rory were yesterday. a look like some of the models are predicting rain as pushing up costa next friday is a big changes in your extended forecast. waking up to a low clouds with some instant results.
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temperatures connally and the upper 50s and low 60's. we do have a deeper moraine up later. pushing a lot of those clouds inland. expects undisguised especially for in less spot this afternoon. 69 for downtown san francisco as 70's for your is bay shoreline. but we're still below where we should be for this time of year. we're dealing with the pattern of morning fog afternoon sunshine. look for the potential of some raindrops next week. as for traffic around the bay area to be enough ride. we did have an accident in the 2:00 hour involving injuries at the bay bridge. and the westbound direction closer
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to treasure island but looks like all of that activity has been pushed off the bridge. here's a look at the toll plaza. you can see very quiet this morning. sam until just a little bit hazy but to drive times as 12 to 13 minutes. southbound 101 a. a really nice shot of the golden gate bridge to if we have a sink to this since this clear at this bridge for the past couple of mornings so enjoyed a pretty easy ride and work your way out of marin county. drive time 23 minutes out about pass highway 37 and down to the bridge itself. >>james: erica thank-you. investigators have determined that target shooting sparked a mt. diablo fire. the fire has burned nearly 3,200 a. in and around mount diablo state park. the fire began near the town of clinton on sunday. if forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. the fire is 95 percent contained with full containment expected today. the cost to fight the fire is about $4 million. it's official. california lawmakers have approved
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renaming the western span of the bay bridge after former san francisco mayor willie brown. however the decision has met with controversy. and now san francisco law firm is suing the state to stop the remaining. the fires is that lawmakers approved a " shady deal " one attorney clinton's biggest problem with the remainder bridge. >> is inappropriate. the average person doesn't even know what's happening. >>james: as of this morning blusters fan of the bay bridge is named the willie l. brown jr. bridge. russia's president vladimir putin says the series moves to join international convention banning chemical weapons has proven its good faith. syria made a formal bid to join the chemical
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weapons convention. the u.s. welcomed the move but said that it could take 30 days for syria to become a member. russia proposed on monday that syria surrenders control over its chemical weapons to the international community for its eventual dismantling to avoid a u.s. military strike and damascus quickly jumped at the offer. top u.s. and russian diplomats are holding talks in geneva to discuss the classics. new this morning. state lawmakers close out their final session in a rush of debates and negotiations. among them, raising the state's minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation. employees will not get a minimum of $10 an hour with three years. lawmakers also passed bills allow undocumented immigrants to get a california driver's license. more details on that story coming up. also some changes to landmark environmental law that will smooth the way for a sacramento kings arena in downtown sacramento. they
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even found time to read and the western fan of the bay bridge after former san francisco mayor willie brown as we just reported. coming up on the kron4 morning news. colorado is rocked by pouring rain and that the flash flooding. the dramatic video ahead. and after years of setbacks to illegal immigrants could soon legally be on california roads. but first, crowding on bart trains becoming more apparent and we know now why there are fewer trains running. a story you'll only see of kron4 after the break.
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and we are back. kron4 has learned that a shortage of bart train its workers went to work overtime meet art is rife your cars. and that is leading to overcrowding. find almost no one is taking the extra cash to work. >> it seems to you that that there are fewer cars during commute hours this week. it during tuesday morning's
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commute 62 fewer cars than it needs to meet the demand. that means 19 trains or short street on wednesday morning part ran 34 cars. and on thursday bart ran 18th your cars than needed meaning five trains were short one or more cars. byrd says it's running fewer cars because five days of round- the-clock service on the bridge was closed put them behind with minutes. usually they can catch up by having made that screws work overtime but not this year because almost no one is signing up for overtime. kron 4 news has confirmed that it did just how many minutes workers signed up for those ships. at just one. 1 per cent for one shift. the union telling
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people not to sign up for over time? but president of bessie iud in and represent farming its workers and is currently embroiled in a contract dispute with our management. he says the decision to work overtime as a personal choice. >> the workers are tired. there are exhausted by their unmotivated. at some of them to sacrifice spending time to get families to come and do the work. >> what ever reason until minutes catches up its commuters who are bearing the brunt of these shortage overcrowded trains. dan kermit kron 4 news. >>james: thanks a lot dan. coming up on the kron4 morning news. the man who is usually off finding people behaving badly takes a break for a day. and learn from the professionals. we'll show you what stanley roberts was up to. weatherize downtown
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oakland scene temperatures on the mild side. with afloat update from erica and just a minute. --weather wise.
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we're back at 413. at least three people have been killed and what is called devastating crowding-judge flooding and colorado. officials in boulder county say they've seen a half a foot of rain and just the 19 hour. cnn reports now from some of the most dangerous conditions. >> this is near lafayette colorado. and flipped over vehicle of a believe has a survivor inside. the gall flip it over and save whoever's in there. --the goal. flip it over and save whoever is in there. to the relief of the entire rescue team and the people across
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the country watching this unfold on live tv, a survivor appeared. but he is not safe yet. as a man puts on a life vest, his car falls again. this time without it went up to seal off the flood waters. is there an air pocket in the car. precious seconds go by as the water rushes into the vehicle. and that rescue were robert williams leaves the safety of his own raft to free the man and finally he makes it to shore. others wouldn't be as fortunate. the floods are blamed for at least three deaths in colorado and officials are bracing for that number to rise. >> this is a devastated over night stand in the dark and i anticipate that as the day goes on we are likely to find other people who were the victims of the storm. i hope and pray that's not true. >> authority's began their rescue wednesday night
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included this family and their dogs stranded on their balconies in boulder. the storm at times down to an inch of rain an hour. its thrust the day his officials to urge residents to stay inside this morning the floodwaters are far more dangerous than they appear. rain continued throughout
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the day could get worse for a second night colorado battles darkness well waters and their race against time to rescue its residents. >>james: we have some incredible video of the water spout spotted over lake michigan. this is over kenosha wisconsin. twisters were spotted along the shoreline and at least one part of town. the reports of any damage but a pretty impressive the deal there. the 470 must refocus our attention on bay area weather. >> pretty quiet weather
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pattern we are following. wet pavement a way to as you head out to workers " but into the afternoon i think will see the sun shine in a little bit earlier than yesterday. temperatures ranging from the mid-60s along the coast to the upper 80s and mud. , trucker for shows and to the 7:00 hour pretty extensive cloud cover. the spot in just a little patchy along the delta and proportions of the south bay. but in the pockets of motion, approaching the noon hour a lot of that cloud cover will pull back to the immediate coast line. to remember yesterday we were still dealing with plenty of clout for its is like oakland hayward and palo alto and redwood city. i think you will see some tried a little earlier and that will allow for temperatures to war. expected date to be a few degrees warmer yesterday. san jose and 78 degrees, 83 degrees expected in campbell. looks like cupertino check-in as 79 degrees. to the east a week ago. the '80s after field,
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pittsburgh. 83 and danville. of 70's closer to richmond. downtown san francisco up 40 with the 70 degree mark. now coming and an upper 80s. -- and napa. we will be dealing with some very dense morning fog. into next week temperatures will continue to slide. but it could be the coolest of the week. some of the medium-range model show we could pick up some rain drops as we work our way closer to next friday. that is a big story that we will continue to monitor right here on kron4. traffic around the bay area moving pretty smoothly. we do have some problems however former rand drivers. for all of you headed to the bay bridge however, crossing our brick-judge crossing our fingers a lot of folks have been noticing
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the san mateo bridge really starting to back up into the seven n n >>james: 420 as the time. three friends of boston marathon bombing suspect was so hard --dzhokar tsarnaev are due
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in court on charges they had hindered the investigation into his involvement and the deadly attack. they pleaded not guilty to allegations that conspired to obstruct justice by plane to destroy and until some of tsarnaev's belongings as he evaded authorities following the april 15th bombing to which killed three people and injured more than 260 others. on document-undocumented immigrants in the state are on the verge of having the right to get a driver's license in california. late last night, the state assembly approved a bill by a vote of 55 to 19. government of directors governor jerry brown says the measure will allow millions of people to get to work safely and legally. he says he hopes this will send a message to washington "
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that immigration reform is long past due. " several other times have passed the legislature only to be vetoed by previous governors. still ahead on the kron4 governors. stfor over 60,000 kron4 california foster children, extra curricular activities help provide a sense of identity and a path to success. joining the soccer team. getting help with math. going to prom. i want to learn to swim. it's hard to feel normal, when you can't do the normal things. to help, sleep train is collecting donations for the extra activities that, for most kids, are a normal part of growing up. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child.
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you don't see stammer roberts in the kind of situations where about to show you put this morning we took away at this day in sacramento participating in the chp boot camp. >> @ i was invited to attend the fourth annual media boot camp at the chp academy at west sacramento. sgt gomez was our physical training instructor and all i remember after that was just a lot of yelling. we started out with what i thought was
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simple jumping jacks. and do pushups and whenever it does is call spirit. then we have to get the maps outor t real work out. i thought that was a real workout. the last time i remember doing situps was when i sat up and the bed to watch tv. suspect weapons training. pan am had combat with by the way i'm pretty good at.
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--hand-to-hand combat. i also got to drive a chp cruiser. i now have a new- found respect for what chp officers have to go through. i had a hours-eight hours. at the chp academy at west sacramento, stanley roberts, kron 4 news. >>james: the weekend is upon us and we are going to have a nice weather ahead. u.s. secretary of state john kerry it will be trouble when to benghazi a to discuss issues and next up for syria.
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for 28 on the clock. when i get right over to whether center to find out this friday forecast and the weekend. good morning erica. >>darya: it will be cooler this weekend. and one heights on reaching the '80s. today will be a few degrees warmer than what we saw yesterday. --highs. 58 degrees currently in concord. a perfect is currently in downtown san francisco and 60 out the door and oakland. we are dealing with a bigger fog bank. a deep former rain we're pushing a lot of those low clouds inland. i
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want to focus on your friend forecast. by the noon hour we will keep temperatures on the '60s on the coastline. 70's and around the bay. as we advance the clock pushing to your afternoon highs more in the wake of the '80s. i only think of the mid to upper 80s and a select few spots. we are talking 90s in today's forecast. later on tonight is a friday, temperatures falling back into the 60s for the most part with the exception of the delta. breaking down your afternoon highs for today will see 70's and 80's and the south bay. los gatos a high of 83. " we're talking low 80s today for santa clara and relax and not at 84 degrees. expect
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mostly sunny skies. downtown san francisco flirting, the rocketeer extended forecast. all signs point to cooler weather and to the weekend. the badgers on a climb into low 80s. one to take a look at the bridges. your approach to the bay bridge
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toll plaza is very easy. we're also looking at a live shot of traffic just passed a metering lights and you can see it is smoke going. over at the san mateo bridge shaping up to be a very easy ride. drive times just 23 minutes out of the bottle into the city. >>james: 432. the fire that's a black smoke and flames above seaside park new jersey is under control. thursday afternoon hundreds of firefighters on the boardwalk there's just one year after hurricane sandy destroyed it. chris what has the details. just as the iconic boardwalk and seaside park new jersey had begun to heal from hurricane sandy tragedy strikes again. a fire burned through at least 20 businesses leaving damage
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spread over six blocks. this is obviously a just unthinkable situation. for us to be standing here and watching this what's going on behind all of you. it just unthinkable. >> several firefighters suffered smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. no cause yet but investigators are looking at reports that it may have started at a frozen custard shot-to shop and quickly escalated. seaside park gained national attention after hurricane sandy tore through it's costing the city $8 million just to rebuild the boardwalk. gov. christie stated his touted his state's resiliency. >>james: investigators have determined that target shooting sparked a mt. diablo fireproof the fire has burned nearly 3,200 a.
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in and around the mount diablo state park area and forced the evacuation of about hunter holmes street is about 95 percent contained now. full containment later on today. its official the california state lawmakers have approved renaming the west and of the bay bridge after former san francisco mayor will--willie brown. however the decision has been met with controversy and now a san francisco law firm is suing the state to stop the renaming. the firm says that lawmakers approved a " shady deal. " one attorney explains his biggest problem with three names bridge. >>--renamned brmed bridge. >> the average person doesn't even know this is happening. >>james: as of this morning at the
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west and of the bay bridge is named the willie l. brown jr. bridge. >>james: russian president vladimir putin says that syria's move to join an international convention banning chemical weapons has proven its good faith. syria made a formal bid to join the chemical weapons convention. the u.n. welcome the move was said that it could take 30 days for syria to become a member. russia proposed on monday that syria surrender control over its chemical weapons to the international community for its eventual dismantling to avoid a u.s. military strike and damascus quickly jump at the offer. top u.s. and russian diplomats are open talks in geneva to discuss the plan's specifics. new this morning, state lawmakers close out their final session in a rush of debate and negotiations in sacramento early this morning. among them, raising the state's minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation. employees will not
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get a minimum of $10 an hour within three years. lawmakers also passed bills to allow an undocumented immigrants to get to a california driver's license. also some changes to a landmark environmental law that will smooth the way for a sacramento kings arena in downtown sacramento. they even found time to rename the western span of the bay bridge after former san francisco mayor willie brown. next on the kron4 morning news, having noticed more traffic than usual lately? kron4's charles clifford will look into the cause of the congestion. and wild pigs are wrecking--wreaking havoc in an easy way suburban. -east bay suburb. but first, a new mobile phone at is making it easier to attract predators. that story after the break.
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we are back taking a quick look at the markets this morning. the longest rally since july appears to be petering out. the stock market closed lower yesterday. the futures trading right now shows all three indexes and the positive this morning. physicals to look at the closing numbers. the dow fell 26 points. the nasdaq lost 9.3 and s&p 500 lost 6.3 opening bell today at 630. twitter is going public. at the san francisco social media giant we did yesterday that it is filing for an initial public stock offering. but details of its business will remain secret for now. the company confidentially sent its filing to the securities and exchange commission. companies with less than a billion dollars and revenue can file for confidential by p owes. --i-p-o-s.
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>> it's a new tool to help keep your children and community safe. >> our main focus is to help rid sect children from child predator activity. >> it allows users to track down child sexual predators. >> we are asking for help from the public. were asking the public is if you know anything about any of these fugitives then click on one of those buttons and give us information. >> the operation predator app is the first of its kind for federal investigators. >> is the perfect opportunity for the public to collaborate with law enforcement and it makes it easy because they have a nap right at their fingerprints. >> what the wanted poster and the palm of your hand parade in not only to see pictures of current
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fugitive's but you can send anonymous tips. also links to search services amber alert. and nafta helped catch bad guys. at this free to download and a baseball and i tones apple store.
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we are back. time now is 443. want to take a quick look at the stories making headlines across the country. the nation may be waking up from one of its
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foreclosed and nightmares. the number of new foreclosures violence reached its lowest 18 years. that's the word from online marketer realty track. in august, the initial four for closure of filings fell 44% to nearly 56,000. that's just below the more than 56,000 recorded in october 2005. the company says rising home prices and a big decline an underwater bar wars have helped to drive this trend. at 444 west take a look at it taught her, and the weather center. >>erica: here's a look at current conditions. san francisco at 58 degrees. we have some low clouds even for the east bay inland spot for it looks like that will clear into the early afternoon livermore and have
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86 degrees. plenty of sunshine expected with temperatures and below to mid-70s. san francisco getting pretty close to 70 degrees. 86 expected and out of. expect an increase in cloud cover. those clouds will roll back into the skyline and looks like temperatures drop down into the upper 50s low 60s. books like it won't be too windy by later on tonight. their extended forecast a 7 day around the we will see sworn into a pretty dense fog. by friday, some of the models are showing a few raindrops. that's just something we will continue to monitor. as
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for traffic around the bay area the great time to start to ride. i really want to shote traffic just passed a metering lights. back to the rundown here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. southbound 101 the golden gate bridge fog about to baddie and however it will continue to roll land for the next couple of hours. over to the traffic maps all was well in the east bay. as for now and to dance through the san ramon valley. west lb 580 is generally one of the first boston back up and it does start to see. no accidents to report.
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>>james: customers cruising at united airlines what i predicted on thursday got a pleasant surprise. tickets were being sold on the site for zero to $10. word quickly spread around the internet and savvy buyers scooped up untold numbers of the dream tickets before united spotted deer and shutdown the system for minutes work. no word yet if the airline will honor the tickets sold and mistaken fare st wal-mart says it's cutting down on certain chemicals found in household products. wal-mart has not said which chemicals are on the chopping block but that the change will impact household cleaning, beauty and cosmetic products. the company says is asking manufacturers to transition to bring their ingredients.
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starting in 2015, all want our suppliers will be required to post list of ingredients found in their product online. for 47. another headline. new this morning 32 contra costa county organizations that assist victims of violence and human trafficking have been awarded $700,000 in federal funds parade the contra costa county employment and him services department plans to use the funds to provide high-quality comprehensive services to victims of human trafficking. women. more is on the road soon. the menlo park police permit is waiting on safety to purchase four new
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surveillance cameras. as the chief says that the cameras will cost about $75,000 in total. they would look similar to these and would most likely be placed at different parts of willow road near the bill haven't ---heven neighborhood which borders east palo alto. it is an area that the chief says has experienced a high level of crime. the chiefs as the cameras could help track down suspects seen fleeing the area from crimes. the police barman is also asking residents and businesses to voluntarily register their own surveillance cameras in the city. this would allow police to know who has a camera in areas where crimes are committed. police could then contactees registered owners for access to their
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footage. the bay area already has some of the worst traffic in the country and now there is evidence that it could be getting even worse. kron4's charles clifford has the details parade >>charles: average gas prices and the bay area are down slightly from this time last year but not enough to explain the large increase in the number of cars. if art is causing additional traffic and its nine gas prices could be the new easter's that of the bay bridge. could the bay area us in san francisco charles
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clifford kron 4 news. >>james: educators are praising a statewide reform law that has transformed the bay area's schools. livermore's maryland avenue elementary school of build new research which the school says proves a success of the quality education investment act. the high poverty school has seen higher test scores and won an award for academic excellence. the principle of maryland ave explains why the program has been a success. >> coupled with a time to collaborate and do the work of a true professional print >>james: the law has invested nearly $3 billion in the program which focuses on loren class sizes and training teachers 356 schools in the bay area
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are supported by the lot. >>james: residence in one neighborhood of san ramon have had enough of pigs in their yard. in this surveillance video you can see wild pigs in from home street these wild hogs have been on a rampage in the henry ranch never leaving a trail for your destruction for its neighbors have put out pit traps but they did not seem to work. some in the area have installed lights others are using halloween decorations with sound to try and scare the picks. -pigs. residents in the area said there ought of solutions. nothing seems to be worked and they keep coming back. coming next on the kron4 morning news will check your weather forecast with erica print she's got that in just a
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top stories we are following on this friday the 13th. we now know the cause of the wildfire that's charred
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details on the latest with that fire, coming up. plus-- twitter goes * public. what it means for the company. and for all your "tweeters" in a live report. investigators have determined that target shooting sparked the mount diablo fire. the fire has burned roughly 31-hundred acres in and
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around mount diablo state park. the fire began near the town of clayton on sunday it forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. percent contained, with full containment expected today.
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kron4's will tran is alive and periods >> this is already the nfl's best rivalry at present get this. take a look at your screen. some people should not be allowed to have a twitter a pound but thank goodness because they do and that's why we're talking about it. backup running back said anthony dixon for the 49 years. this is what he treated for it --tweeted. he said this would be a
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good night for you and the 40 iewiners. they have a battle on their hands. last year these to split the series. the cost of fighting the fire is about four-million- dollars.
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as of this morning. the western span of the bay bridge is named the willie -l- brown junior bridge. russia's president vladimir putin says that syria's move to join an international convention banning chemical weapons has proven its good faith. syria made a formal bid to join the chemical weapons convention. the u.n. welcomed the move, but said that it could take 30 days for syria to become a member. russia proposed on monday that syria surrenders control over its chemical
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weapons to the international community for its eventual dismantling to avoid a u.s. military strike, and damascus quickly jumped at the offer. as the u-s and russia follow up on apparently contentious opening round of talks, their top diplomats will search for agreement on details that go into a russian proposal for securing chemical weapons. secretary of state john kerry and russian foreign minister sergey lavrov are being jointed at the talks in geneva by chemical weapons experts from their countries. the diplomats are expected to meet again today to go over the mechanics, details, and timing of the plan for the weapons to be quarantined and destroyed. talks began yesterday and kerry was quick to reject a syrian plan to begin a quote "standard process" by turning over information
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rather than the weapons. this weekend the niners head north to take on the seattle seahawks. kron four's will tran is live in santa clara with more on sunday's big game. will? coming up on the kron four morning news. massive flooding continues to devastate parts of colorado. we'll take a look at some of the new rescue video coming in this morning. and tell you why residents are still be warned about these deadly floods. plus, one miss america contestant going where no one has gone before. under the ink. why her *tattoo is causing such a controversy. and first super storm sandy, now a massive fire, as more devastation rips through the famous jersey shore boardwalk. what governor chris christie has to say about the recent damages, coming up after the break. live pictures coming out of the jersey shore this morning. mark ad libs for a few seconds officials aren't speculating, yet, on whaofficiag yet on what caused the fire that tore caused the fire that tore through a famous new jersey boardwalk in seaside heights the fire reportedly started in a custard shop around
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2:15 yesterday afternoon. and spread quickly because of the wind. much of the area had only recently started recovering from the devastation caused by superstorm sandy last fall. firefighters say the leftover damage from sandy's damage made the fire much harder to fight. governor chris christie said when he heard about the damage he was devasted. officials aren't speculating, yet, on what caused the fire that tore through a famous new jersey boardwalk. andrew spencer reports it is the same area that was heavily damaged by superstorm sandy, last year -- and that's part of the problem. it has been one disaster after another in seaside heights, where fire quickly burned through the famous boardwalk along new jersey's shore. jersey's shore. e bltersere oozing anpainl to touch. i ke up to alistingon my shlder i ent 23 yea as a putyll bged up marshal ani'vy but e wot pain 'vexperienced
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leftover damage from last year's storm apparently made this fire that much harder to fight. >>"there also have been some challenges with the water supply, because of damage to the system, post- sandy." .but gov. christie says the disasters won't keep new jersey down. >>"this is us. as soon as this is over, we'll pick ourselves up, we'll dust ourselves off, and we'll start over." i'm andrew spencer, reporting emergency officials have been calling thousands of residents in boulder, colorado telling them to head to higher ground as a nearby creek is rising to dangerous levels. city officials say the notice to evacuate went out last night to about four- thousand people living
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around the mouth of boulder caynon. mahal you can see the dramatic rescues on the right. days of rain have triggered extensive flooding that's left three people dead and caused widespread damage to homes and property. this massive waterspout was spotted off over lake michigan. this video was taken off kenosha, wisconsin. tornado sirens blared as twisters were spotted along the shoreline. and in at least one part of town. there were no reports of damage. new this morning. at least hot 37 people have died in a fire in a russian psychiatric hospital. the blaze broke out around three a-m. in a hospital located in the village of "luka." investigators say the fire quickly engulfed the
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building, which dates back to the 19th century. russia's top investigative agency says that rescuers have recovered 10 bodies, but did not explain how it knew about the other deaths. the blaze was started by a patient. an indian court has sentenced four men convicted in the december gang rape and murder of a young new dehli woman to death. prepare yourself for the pattern of morning fog and afternoon sunshine. and we could pick up some raindrops as to pick up closer to next friday. more details on that coming up in just a couple of minutes. at 517 years traffic. >>j.r.: acquire ride around the bay. not any major incidents hot spots or problems. but the first at the bay bridge ride. the west now commute very light. for 90 to the san mateo bridge it will be an easy
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trip here. a little composition of the lanes sought a little hazy but not soggy. you're right to the golden gate bridge looks great. when one southbound. you can see the entire length of the span. free ride on the east shore freeway will update a drive time for you. 14 minutes hercules to berkeley. san ramon valley a 60 minute ride heading down to dublin. --16. we've picked up some slowing already on one. that is to be expected but the north bay ride for one of one is delay free southbound from a bottle down to the golden gate bridge trips >>mark: in india, a court
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has sentenced four men convicted in the december gang rape and murder of a young new delhi woman to death. the death sentence was handed down today in india's high court. the brutal attack on a moving bus left the young woman with such severe internal injuries she died two weeks later. the men can appeal their
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case to the supreme court. three friends of boston marathon bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev are due in court on charges they hindered the investigation into his involvement in the deadly attack. they have pleaded not guilty to allegations they conspired to obstruct justice by agreeing to destroy and conceal some of tsarnaev's belongings as he evaded authorities following the april 15 bombings, which killed three people and injured more than 260 others. >>james: the in-laws of the late
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tamerlan tsarnaev appeared before a federal grand jury in boston. a family lawyer says they answered questions but did not elaborate, citing a grand jury secrecy rule. katherine russell was married to tsarnaev for three years before the spring attack. her lawyers have said she and her family were shocked to hear tsarnaev was tied to the blasts. four people have been charged in connection with the boston attack, including russell's brother- in-law, dzhokhar tsarnaev. he is suspected of carrying out the attack along with his brother, tamerlan. the federal government says it will declassify parts of
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a 2008 secret court order that required yahoo to turn over customer data under the national security agency's prism data-gathering program. the justice department that the declassification would make possible the publication of "much of the court's opinion and order." but the department said that some of the information in the opinion must remain classified and would be redacted. the ruling came after the presiding judge on the court ordered the government to conduct a "declassification review" of the 2008 order. a new app promises to give
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parents information about child predators in their neighborhoods. it's called operation predator. and it was created by the department of homeland security. it allows users to track down child predators. homeland security says the app will allow users to become active crime fighters. the app will also allow users to submit anonymous tips and get alerts when arrests are made. operation predator is free on most app stores. undocumented immigrants in the state are on the verge of having the right to get a driver's license in california. late last night, the state assembly approved a bill by a vote of 55 to 19. governor jerry brown says the measure will allow millions of people to get to work safely and legally. he says he hopes this will send a message to washington "that immigration
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reform is long past due." several other attempts had passed the legislature only to be vetoed by previous governors. he changed the way people listen to sound in their homes, on their phones and in cinemas. sound pioneer ray dolby died yesterday in san francisco. the founder of dolby laboratories suffered from alzheimer's disease for a number of years. he was diagnosed with acute leukemia in july. the national inventors hall of fame inductee was 80 years old. still ahead on the kron four morning news at five a- m. travelers with united airlines got quite the deal yesterday. *very cheap tickets. how these few lucky customers walked away with travel plans for *less than ten dollars. the longest rally since july appears to be petering out. the stock market closed lower yesterday.
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but futures trading right now shows all three indexes
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in the positive this morning. here's a closer look at the closing numbers. the dow fell 26 points. the nasdaq lost nine points. and the s and p 500 lost six points. opening bell today at 6:30. the nation may be waking up from its foreclosure nightmare the number of new foreclosure filings reached its lowest level in eight years. that's the word from online marketer realtytrac. in august, the initial foreclosure filings fell 44 percent to nearly 56 thousand. that's just below the more
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october 2005. the company says rising home prices and a big decline in underwater borrowers have helped to drive this trend. >>darya:customers cruising united airlines' website for tickets on thursday got a pleasant surprise. tickets were being sold on the site for zero to 10 dollars. word quickly spread around the internet and savvy buyers scooped up untold numbers of the dream tickets before united spotted the error and shut down the system for maintenance work. no word yet if the airline will honor the tickets sold at mistaken fares. walmart says it's cutting down on certain chemicals found in household products.
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walmart has not said which chemicals are on the chopping block, but that the change will impact household cleaning, beauty and cosmetic products. the company says it's asking manufacturers to transition to greener ingredients. starting in 2015, all walmart suppliers will be required to post lists of ingredients found in their products online. big stories we are following this morning. twitter is going public. the company announcing their i- p-o filing. in a tweet. investigators have determined that target shooting sparked the mount diablo fire. the fire has burned roughly 31-hundred acres in and around mount diablo state park.
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>> welcome back. the time is five dirty a.m.. the big stories that we are following this morning. twitter is hoping to go public. the company
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announced a their ipo filing, in a tweet. >> consulate in syria continues this morning as on world leaders are meeting in switzerland. secretary of state and john kerry and russian foreign minister sergey lavrov are being and jointed at the talks in geneva by chemical weapons experts from their countries. the diplomats are expected to meet again today to go over the mechanics and details of this plan. >> there was a report of an accident and the eastbound direction right at the apparent touchdown. you see it is not having no impact. i want to show you the slow spots where the
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westbound direction as slow and the heaviest traffic is that the west end. it is not an unusual pattern even for a friday morning three of the drive time is still under 33 minutes from 2 05 out to the dublin interchange. >> the time is 5:32 a.m.. we now know that the mt. diablo fire was started by someone who was target shooting. that is what investigators have determined. the fire burned roughly 3,100 a. in and around mount diablo state park. the fire began near the town of clinton on sunday carried it forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. the fire is 95 percent contained, with full containment expected today to. the cost of fighting the fire is about as $4 million. >> switzer is going public.
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the san francisco social media giant we did yesterday that it is falling for an initial public stock offering. but the details of its business will remain secret for now. the company confidentially said its filing to the securities and exchange commission. companies with less than a billion dollars in revenue can file for confidential ipo. >> it is offical. california's lawmakers have approved to rename the west a span of the bay bridge after former san francisco mayor willie brown. however the decision has been mad with controversy. now a san francisco law firm is suing the state to stop the renaming. the firm says that the lawmakers approved a " shady deal. " one attorney explains that his biggest problem with the renamed
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bridge. >> as of this morning, weston's men of the bay bridge is named the willie l. brown jr. bridge. >> more eyes are on on the road soon. the menlo park police department is waiting on state funding to purchase four new surveillance cameras. the chief says that the cameras will cost about $75,000 in total and they will look similar to these, and would most likely be a place that different parts of willow road near the bell haven neighborhood which borders east palo alto. it is an area that the chief says that has experienced a high level of crime. >> the chief says that the cameras could help track down suspects that are seen as clean the area from crimes. the police
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department is also asking residents and businesses to voluntarily register their own surveillance cameras with the sitting. this would allow police to know who has a camera in the area where these crimes are committed. police could then contact those registered owners for access to their footage. >> in a story that you only see on kron 4. bart has been more crowded than usual due to shorter trains. this is because of a shortage of bart maintenance workers willing to work overtime. during tuesday morning's commute bart ran 62 fewer cars than needed to meet demands. bart says that it is running fewer cars because those five days of of round-the-clock service on the bridge was closed put them behind schedule. we asked sdi you if they have told their workers not to
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take any overtime offered due to the contract dispute. >> whatever the reason, until maintenance catches up, its commuters who are bearing the brunt of the shorter, overcrowded trains in oakland. >> here are live pictures that are coming out of jersey shore this morning. officials are not speculating yet, on what the cause of the fire that tore through a same as new jersey board walk in seaside heights. the fire reportedly started in a custard shop around to 3:00 p.m. and spread quickly because of the wind. much of the area has only recently started recovering from the devastation that was caused by super storm sandy last
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fall. firefighters said the the leftover damage from sandies and damage made of fire much harder to fight. governor chris christie says that when he heard about the damage he was devastated. >> coming up on the kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m.. the fda is making sure that your pain killers are correctly marked. the reason behind the crackdown that could save your life coming up. >> 49ers fans are gearing up for the big game against the seattle seahawks this weekend. the players are joining in on the fun and they are twisting each other. we will have more on that story at 6:00 a.m.. >> but first, your paycheck is about to get hired as the minimum wage in california is set to increase. we would tell you how much you can expect to see, coming up after the break.
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>> welcome back. state lawmakers closed up their final session in a rush of debates in negotiations among them, raising the state's minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation. employees were not at a minimum of $10 an hour within three years. lawmakers also passed bills along undocumented immigrants to get a california driver's license. also, some changes to a landmark environmental law that will smooth the way for a sacramento kings arena in downtown sacramento. they
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have even found that it was time to rename the westerns that the the bay bridge after former san francisco mayor willie brown. >> more on the state's move to increase california's minimum wage to $10 an hour. governor brown indicates that he will sign the bill calling it " overdue ". washington state currently has the top minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. that is an amount that is pegged to rise with inflation. some cities, including san francisco have slightly higher minimum wages. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. the time is 5:45 a.m.. >> we're starting off a low close with mist and drizzle. the temperatures are in the upper 50s low 60's. today is expected to be warmer and
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today than yesterday. we are however waking them to a little bit of fog. you can expect an overcast and it will take a while for the sunshine to, andrea fog tracker 4 is shown extensive cloud cover during the 7:00 hour. by noon time it will be mostly sunny skies for just about everyone. the cloud cover and will hang on. with this there will be more sunshine and warmer temperatures. '70s and '80s for campeau and 76 for mountain view. low 70's for fremont. upper 80s for fairfield and his bird. upper seven is expected for vallejo. downtown san francisco will have a high of 69 degrees. your extended forecast shows cooler weather into the weekend. saturday into sunday will wake up to some very stubborn and fall. it will
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be sunny and afternoon and the debentures will be cooler. your extended forecast highlights monday as the coolest they'll the week. we may pick up raindrops' as we go closer to next friday. >> looking at the backup that is building for the west commute. this is a familiar pattern that is starting to back up. the fasttrack lane remains open. for your ride to the san mateo bridge, highway 92 has no surprises it is and the 11 minute trip. the golden gate bridge, 1 01 southbound is dry. as we update the drive time your commute to the east shore freeway is
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still 14 to 16 minutes. this is from hercules to berkeley. walnut creek is looking okay. the dublin ride is mold but heavy traffic on 580 westbound continues. the 2 freeway is interconnected, as you go north of one ave. this is coming over from 680 there is a disabled semi truck that is backing up the traffic. you might want to use a different area in place. >> the time is 5:48 a.m.. educators are praising a state why reform law that has transformed bay area schools. livermore's maryland avenue elementary
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school unveiled new research which the school says will prove that the success of the quality of education investment ads. the high poverty school has been seen to have higher test scores and they have won an award for academic excellence. the principal of maryland avenue explains why the program has been a success. >> we have high quality development would time to do the work of a true professional. >> the law has invested nearly a $3 billion in the program which focuses on loring class sizes and training teachers. the 56 schools in the bay area are supported by this law. >> on a possible breakthrough in the fight
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against breast cancer. a food and drug administration panel says the drug from roche may be a new option to treat breast cancer before tumor removed in surgery. government cancer experts say that the benefits of the drug perjeta always is risk. a study by genetech showed that women who receive the drug as an initial treatment where 18 percent more likely to be cancer free after 12 weeks that women who receive older drugs. the fda is now considering granting the drug accelerated approval. >> several regulators are making a another move to end prescription painkiller abuse. the fda announced that it is invoking its authority to require label
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changes on extended release or long acting painkillers like oxycodone and hydro codone. right now, the labels say that these drugs are for relieving moderate to severe pain but the new labels will now say that the drug should only be used when " alternative treatment options are an adequate. " the u.s. among, one person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose. >> the giants and the dodgers. the top of the second hunters spends, the guise of been on fire lately. the solo jack off to grienke 1-0 san francisco
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bread brian wilson was the winning pitcher in his first game against the giants, to run a scoreless 10th before a jury and gonzales gave the dodgers a 3-2 victory in the bottom half with a 1 oz single against. the win a tram loss angeles a magic number for winning the national league west to five. the giants are now 20.5 games behind them in the last n.l. west. >> a j griffin on the mound, strikes out oswaldo and garcia. the top of a third draft jed lowrie singles to center bringing around coco crisp. two-zero days. the
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final score 8-2 a's. they a's are now three and half of on idled rangers, and began their three games. in texas tomorrow. >> the jets at the patriots. tom brady, an off night in the brain, his young receiver dropped a lot of passes. the first quarter brady, a wide open aaron dobson catches this one and goes 39 yds for the touchdown. the score is 7-0 new england. gino smith, the jets of rookie quarterback threw three key interceptions, all in the fourth quarter, which cost and the chance at the upset. the last one by alfonso month denard results in a little push and shove the between the two teams. the final score 39-10 the
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>> coming up at 6:00 a.m.. the western span of the bay bridge has a new name. but some people are not happy about the name. >> we are getting an update on the fire on the boardwalk along the new jersey shore. we will be going their lives at 6:15 a.m.. >> as 6:30 a.m. we will bring you the opening bell lies. >> an entire town in colorado has been in back evacuate because of flooding.
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>> top stories we are following on this friday the 13th. we now know the cause of the wildfire that's charred mount diablo. details on the latest with that fire, coming up. >> on this friday morning we are waking up to low clouds and drizzle but sunshine is expected for the afternoon. we are looking at mild conditions. we are dealing with a bigger fall the bank of this morning. i will break down your afternoon high and highlight the extended forecast coming up. >>

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