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out of the towers which assay large rebel area. i think that you can hear the countdown. they will bring this large a bell. their goalre it goes. there are worse in everyone happiness. >> there wishing you a good year and. and they're ringing the bell again. >> that was fantastic. we're gonna show you shots throughout the world. >> before that, we had sydney, australia. every
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hour, we will show you off places around the world pripet >>. >> new york officials are gearing up for the big new year's eve celebration in times square. this is a live look out of times square. not only are they making sure security measures are in place. they are testing out more the than 32-hundred lights on the waterford crystal ball that will drop at midnight. about one million people are expected to cram into times square to ring in 2014. >> we will start off with a chance to celebrate. remember to join us tonight for kron 4's new year's live presented by nissan. the only local and live new year's eve show. gary radnich and and catherine heenan will make sure you have a front row seat to the best fireworks shows and parties. that's new year's eve live - right after the news at 11. >> we also want to get a check of the bay area weather and traffic for it was start off with erica. >> we have very comfortable
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conditions and most locations are in the upper 40's, low 50's. we really cannot complain. as of right now, most of us are waking up to 30's but we will see low to mid 60's. i will walk you through your new year's eve forecast and highlight the start of 2014 coming up at my 7:15 a.m. report. >> we did in a brief time have slow traffic in a state 80 in the westbound direction but it has been cleared. so now, your quick commute check shows light traffic all or around the bay. all these rides are doing well, 680 is a little sluggish between concord and walnut creek and a little slowing through the caldecott. nothing that will slow down your ride. >>
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our top story this morning at 70 2:00 a.m..:02 a.m.. math an alameda county superior court judge has ordered the 13 year old be kept on life support until january 7th. yesterday at 5 p-m was the deadline to remove jahi's ventilator. but the judge extended the time set in the previous ruling. doctor's at children's hospital oakland say mc-math is brain dead after undergoing a tonsillectomy earlier this month. but her family wants to continue life support, saying there's hope for recovery. no line i am not try to hold onto a corpse. i am serious, my daughter is alive. i go in there and i let her know all the time. >> for several weeks, she has been dead. a physician wrote her dead and also an independent physician. >> jahi's family says it has a facility outside california ready to accept
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the 13-year-old's body. but that means children's hospital oakland would have to cooperate in getting her moved. >> stay with kron 4 we continue to bring you the latest developments on this story. you can also get updates anytime on our website - and the kron 4 facebook page. and follow us on twitter.for up to the moment information. >> on to a developing story this morning. a san francisco police officer and a driver were injured during a police chase late last night. this is video from the scene. around nine p-m officers in the bayview district attempted to pull over the driver of vehicle in which there appeared to be a weapon in the passenger area. the driver fled onto interstate 280 then onto 19th street toward golden gate in san francisco. >> and during this pursuit, in the area of 19. it was the officer involved shooting, the suspect was not shocked by the bullet, although at that point a officer was injured. the suspect--the cost of
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injuries to officer. >> officers say that the driver continued to the haight- ashbury neighborhood where the driver drove onto the sidewalk, into a cul-de-sac and crashed into a concrete barrier. the driver was taken to s-f general and is being treated for minor injuries. the officer was also taken to s-f general. he has been treated and released. >> new details just in to the kron 4 newsroom in that field fire in the south bay. firfighters believe a stolen car.set on fire.spread to burn at least 20 acres. this is burning right now near san jose in great ranch county park. firefighters are on the scene.but have not said if the fire is contained. >> new this morning. doctors treating michael schumacher say the formula 1 champion is showing small signs of improvement but is still suffering extensive bruising. schumacher was skiing with his son when he fell and struck a rock sunday in the french alps. surgeons decided upon a second operation after schumacher's unexpected, though small, improvement on monday. they offered no predictions on whether or when they
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would bring him out of an induced coma, intended to relieve swelling. >> a camp ranger who says he deserves a reward for helping locate fugitive ex- cop christopher dorner. won't get any money.in fact he has to pay some. richard heltebrake's said he alerted officers when then former los angeles police officer carjacked him. but a judge found heltebrake's claims had no merit. and he has to pay more 15- thousand-dollars in attorneys' fees to the city of los angeles. dorner killed four people and held other officers in a standoff before killing himself in a burning cabin in the san bernardino mountains. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. fit mom is at it again. this time she is sporting a new the king in
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12 months of " what's your excuse? " pictures. >> we're keeping an eye on weather and traffic. here's a live look outside from mount tam. the time is 7:06 a.m.. female announcer: sleep train thanks female announcer: all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. - thank you for helping foster kids. - thank you for the school supplies. - thank you for the new shoes. - thank you, secret santa. - and thank you for donating money. female announcer: your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you.
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line will combat. > >> welcome back. passengers aboard a research ship trapped in antarctic ice for a week.will have to wait for a break in the weather *tomorrow for a helicopter rescue. that includes a bay area
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couple. george and norma trillia of richmond are among the 74 people living on that ship that's been trapped in thick ice since christmas eve. two ice-breaker ships have had to abort their rescue missions. but one of them has a helicopter.waiting for clear weather to launch an air lift. kron 4's charles clifford talked to one of george and norma's friends. he says they love to travel.and might have gotten the adventure they were >> here is his friend and co- worker. they install solar panels. he stated that george and his wife loved to travel. >> they would go to like turkey, india. >> george stated that they were taking a trip, he was not the least bit surprised. >> he's sort of like to take chances. >> the couple left mid december and he has not heard from them. he saw on
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the newest of the ship was stuck and he suspected that his friend might be on board. >> there was a picture of him that popped up. >> the apparel was supposed to return to the bay area on wednesday, george and john merced to do a new project but that job is now on hold. john hopes that his friends make it home state. >> i would say to him that he wanted an adventure and he found one. >> in oakland, kron4, charles clifford redline i will have a look at conditions coming up when we return.. good. good answer.
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check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's.
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all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
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line >> new this morning, she's at it again. the "fit mom" who caused controversy after posing scantily clad with her three young boys has now released a new calendar. maria kang is releasing a 2014 fit mom swimsuit calendar. the proceeds will benefit her nonprofit. fitness without borders, which focuses on fitness education for kids. earlier this year, the sacramento mom posted a photo of herself with her kids with the caption "what's your excuse?" >> some people were not pleased with that. they stated that she was a
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insensitive but how could someone argue with her. >> a lot of people were upset. >> mysterious, giant crop circles have appeared on a california farm. and, as felix cortez reports, they have sparked some wild conspiracy >> this is what was discovered in a field just outside. this was a huge circle. my early afternoon, the pictures and the stories that went a viral. they hope to get a glance. >> we know that there was something going on. >> this could be alien. it looks like aliens to me. >> something happened in
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this field over night, this video shows a train pass- strange light and bright daylight, this is what we saw. a circle that could have only been created by a another life form. not human according to this man. >> the mathematics, the squares, the graphics the landscape is special. i don't know how this is possible. >> so far, no one has came for to take advantage--this may be the work of extra terrestrial spread >> and lace it was on grass, failed. >> this is a strange place to have anything out of the ordinary happen. this is not
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your typical high lot of places. >> it just reminds you of that movie signs. >> the time is 7:17 a.m.. we're now are tracking the weather. >> do not hold your breath, dry conditions for the next seven days. we do not have any signs of brain and the temperatures on the climb. today will be mild and we will in 2013. currently the temperatures are in the 30's and 46 degrees for san francisco. we do have some low clouds and fog outside in the visibility is just above. it is just--you should drive with extra caution threads some clouds
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and the temperatures will bay on my outside. 64 degrees for campbell and evergreen will be one of the warmest with a high of 65. low 60's december marron and pittsburg will have a high of 62. >> keep in mind that we do have a spare the air alert. no wood burning is allowed to read san francisco will be in the low 60's and 624 berkeley. if you are heading to new year's eve to celebrate in san francisco, it would be pretty comfortable. the temperatures will be in the upper 40's. your 7 day around the bay highlights warmer weather for the new year, wednesday is looking nice and we are approaching the upper 60s. we have plenty of sunshine to go wrong and no rain in sight. >> the temperatures will be very warm as we head back to work. the time is 7:18 a.m.. >> we had a pretty easy time
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in the traffic center. all this week, and last week. this morning, we're not tracking any problems. is an easy ride that is congestion and problem free. take a look at the bay bridge. you will be delay free and problem free. the ride around the east bay, look at the east shore freeway. maybe one or two places where you would drop below 50 mi. per hour briefly. but no major delays. the caldecott tunnel has a little bit of slowing. >> for the west bound 580 right, there are no delays. south bay freeway is looking good in the north bay ride is without delays as we head down to the golden gate
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bridge. >> if you are out my, public transit is a great option. if this is especially if you are parting. most transit agencies are offering free service. muni starts at 8:00 p.m. all the way to 5:00 a.m.. that is a great option. that will have extra service to and from the embarcadero. this system to 1:30 a.m.. this is also another great option pripet otherwise, you can watch it here on kron4. >> two trains collided and derailed in north dakota. bursting into flames forcing hundreds who live near the scene to evacuate. it happened near the city of casselton. near fargo. black smoke from the tanks could be seen for miles. as many as 20 train cars caught fire. authorities in north dakota are concerned that a weather shift will increase the risk of potential health hazards. no injuries have been reported. the cause is under investigation. r
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>> two terror attacks have rocked the same russian city in two days.killing more than 30 people. now there are questions about the country's security, just weeks before the winter olympics. the attacks in the southern city of volgo-grad happened in a span of less than 24 hours. more than a dozen people were killed when an explosion hit a crowded trolley bus. sunday -- 17 people were killed in an attack at a railway station. earlier this year, the head of a chechen rebel group threatened to use "maximum force" to disrupt the olympic games. >> "there is a high possibility that they might be behind, figures belonging to the resistance movement might want to bring attention to their fight." more than 25-hundred athletes from nearly 90 nations will be in sochi for the games. russia is promising strict security measures to prevent any attacks. >> today mark's the first
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new year's eve in boston since the marathon bombings.and it's being immortalized in ice. as part of the city's new year's celebration.is an ice sculpture paying tribute to the victims. it bears the boston marathon logo. and sits in copley square, not far from the finish line. >> "another celebration of the resilience of the citizens of boston, greater boston, massachusetts, in the face of what happened last april at the boston marathon." the april 15th attack killed three people and injured more than 260 others. >> we will be right back fred here's a live look outsid. here is a live look outside. we will get an up states after the break.update a.
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where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tacos. we thought we'd show up and surprise them with a better kind of taco made with jennie-o ground turkey cooked thoroughly to 165. i feed my kids turkey tacos over regular tacos any day. i think they are light and they are just fresh tasting. yeah. when i eat well, i feel well. anncr: it's time for a better taco. the tacos tonight were pretty much perfect. make the switch. look for jennie-o ground turkey in a store near you. >> from florida to washington state -- an estimated 40- thousand will take effect next year. many -- beginning at midnight tonight. rosa flores has what you need to know -- to stay on the right side of the new laws -- in 20-14. >> 2014 and more rain then nearly 40,000 new state rules. here are the highs and lows. smoking in colorado, is legal, but do
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not cross the blood of a cigarette. this is considered a glittering and you may pay cash or jail time. >> do not even a bit about lighting one in oregon, and that will not allow our. >> first, we set to choose among them the street. we do not like regular smokers. in the mean of all, when it comes to marijuana, it is becoming a legal substance in the united states. >> new moms and organ can get away with this. if they take their placentas home from the hospital. >> if you're wondering why do this, some experts say that even it has positive health benefits. >> as long as they're my given it to other people to eat i suppose is okay. >> you will have to be 18 years old for these places.
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>> you do not have to keep your pet deficit. they have a new law where you can return that pat if faye illness was not reported. >> in california, and gender will no longer determine what your--which a back from your child can do is. >> if you feel comfortable born in that bedroom, i think this will be a problem and parents were relieve revolt against the slot. >> syria's most could have serious consequences and illinois. the maximum penalty is a boston shares prison time for organizing-- use and social media. >> we will have the latest on bay area weather and traffic when we return. here's a live look for preparations for the embarcadero.
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>> welcome back. this is on the road where they have this barricaded. once we get information will bring it to you. we're hearing that fire crews are on the scene.
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>> once again here is erica with the new year's eve forecast. >> we're going to be in the upper 40's, low 50's. take a look. it will be a hazy sunshine and the temperatures will be and to the low to mid 60's. as we head into 20 of 14. some of us will be approaching the low 70's. we have minor changes to highlight and i will bring you the seven there on the bay coming up. >> as we continue to monitor a like ride around the bay, the bridges, like the
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dumbarton, the san mattel, the san mattel is looking good. the ride at the oakland bay bridge has no backups for delays. or around the bay there is light traffic. there were earlier r occurring problems on friday but they have completely cleared. >> happening now. new york officials are gearing up for the big new year's eve celebration in times square. this is a live look out of times square. not only are they making sure security measures are in place. they are testing out more the than 32-hundred lights on the waterford crystal ball that will drop at midnight. about one million people are expected to cram into times square to ring in 2014. >> crews are busy getting san francisco's waterfront ready for tonight's festivities. kron 4's will tran is live along the embarcadero with more. will.
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>> do not even attempt to drive because it would just be maddening if you try to get on the embarcadero. if they are going to pretty much shut this down. this is just a handful of barricades' that are a lot of embarcadero. the police officers set this up over my or the past couple of days. they are anticipating a lot of people. this is a walking area if you come down here. bart obviously is an option with the ferry building. public transportation is highly encouraged. the buses, and the bart trains will be available. bart will not be free but they will have an extra and going into san francisco. we will get reactions from people the hotel's bar time the are also want have parties. if
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you're not able to make it out of your own, kron4 will have you covered. >> we have our live special starting to-11:30 p.m. bread will bring in the new year. maligned >> although some transportation around the bay area tonight will be free.some will cost more than you're used to paying. all muni rides will be free between 8-pm and 5-am new year's day. samtrans and caltrains will also offer free rides. bart will offer extended service until 3-am. as for higher prices. lyft car service is raising their prices 200 percent. >> this is a great danger for them to let people ride for free. the ceo is also
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want to be working to my. >> be prepared to pay more than when you are used to pain. >> aying >> remember to join us tonight for kron 4's new year's live presented by nissan. the only local and live new year's eve show. gary radnich and and catherine heenan will make sure you have a front row seat to the best fireworks shows and parties. that's new year's eve live - >> people scrambling to get a last minute tax deduction for 20-13 are showing up at goodwill drop off spots. today- the main drop-off at mission and south van ness is holding a party - trying to get more people to bring in their donations. they're offering things like free ice cream. good-will says this is a way to get rid of your clutter. and also help others get jobs.. this morning's big donation event will run from 7-am until 5-pm. >> the coming new year also
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has local food banks desperately looking for volunteers. 28-hundred volunteers are needed for january and february for the san francisco and marin food banks. people are needed to do things like sort produce and bag up bulk grains into family sized portions. the supplies will be shipped to 450 local non-profits and food pantries. >> we always said dropped about 9 to 10 percent of people that are not volunteering. this is a great way to make it bellaire' a new year's resoluti >> the charity says it needs 4- thousand volunteers a month to help ship about a million pounds of food. >> the city of oakland is bracing for a couple of protests - beginning on new year's eve. demonstrators are planning to march from frank ogawa plaza to city hall. around 9:30 tonight -- saying it's a protest against the police. the city has seen its share of protests. and there will be extra police on duty. >> and on new years day. a noon
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rally is planned in memory of oscar grant. he's the young man who was shot and killed by an bart officer five years ago. >> 20-13 is going down as california's driest year on record since 18-94. this friday, the state will do the season's first snowpack survey. which will look a lot different that this video.shot last this time last year. in fact, the biggest challenge may be finding any snow at all. 90 percent of the state has been in an official drought since may. and as kron 4's catherine heenan reports. neither rain and nor snow. is forecast for anywhere in california in the foreseeable future. >> the state water crisis has been building for three years. right now 28 percent of the state, including the central valley, is in a state of extreme drought, the government's second most severe category. this is a picture of shasta lake, from december of 2000, an average year for precipitation. here's what it looks like now: more shoreline, a lot less water. california's biggest reservoir is only at 37 percent of capacity. lake oroville in butte county, principal reservoir
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for the state water project, today is down to 41 percent. >> folsom reservoir, near sacramento, is at 19 percent. as a result, the city of folsom has imposed strict rationing. all residents and businesses have to reduce their water consumption by 20 percent, and landscape irrigation is allowed only two days a week. bay area residents could also be facing mandatory conservation. san jose has only received 29 percent of its normal rainfall to date. oakland, 23 percent and san francisco, 20 percent. >> the time now 7:38 a.m.. here is a live look outside. among tam cam. you can see mostly sunny skies. we're expecting hazy conditions once again today. ;é
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align welcome back. the time is 7:41 a.m.. >> a same-sex couple is making history -- getting hitched in the middle of the rose parade! danny leclair and aubrey loots will be featured on this float during pasadena's main event tomorrow. the aids healthcare foundation float features a giant wedding cake -- they'll be the grooms at the top! leclair says when he recently popped the question, he suggested they make it a day to remember: >> it is going to be a big wedding. >> the pair will be joined on the float by a lesbian couple who've been together 42 years, and were legally married five years ago. >> new details of just a
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kron4 nose room in that field fire in the south bay. firefighters believe that is stolen car that was set on fire spread to bundle its 40 a.. these are pictures provided by our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. that number could grow to as many as 200 a.. this is a burning right now under san jose in grant ranch county park. firefighters are on the scene and they have called for air support in attacking this fire. >> we will be right back. 5çwç5ç5ç5ç5ç5ç5ççyçy5ç5çwç5ç5ç5ç
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>> good morning perry ed the time right now is 7:45 a.m.. here's a live look at temperatures. we are waking up to 40's and san francisco and upper '30's for concord. most of us are actually above freezing. we do have low clouds outside and the visibility is limited. >> here is of the best test the clause should left for the afternoon and we will see temperatures are mild side. the warmest greetings will be in the south bay. 64 degrees for sunnyvale and 62 for mountain view. low 60's for fremont. in the dock will have a high of 62. we do have a spare the air alert in affect. to there is
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no wood averted a lot. san francisco will climb to the '60s. the temperatures will still be warmer and where we should be. we may tie records but i do not think we will break getting. you can expect comfortable weather. if you are out celebrating heading into the new year the temperatures will be in the upper 40's. >> bring a light jacket-to head out to the embarcadero. the when will actually pick up tomorrow. >> the 7 day around the bay shows warmer weather, upper 60s is not low 70's. take a look and monday, we will start to cool down and we're still talking mid 60's. >> the time right now 7:47 a.m.. >> here's a live look at the snow report. alpine meadows has a base of 20 in. with no new snow. squaw valley has a
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base of 21. let's head over to the traffic center. maligned we're still looking at very light traffic. >> there's no congestion or hot spots. there's not much in the web incidents. taken up look at the bay bridge ride, it is light on all the approaches and across the span. the same goes for the san mateo and dumbarton bridge. we are tracking your commute through the east, you can see the sensors indicate a little bit of slowing on interstate 80 heading east from the macarthur mayes. it is still a good ride for 24, 680 southbound. westbound 580 is delay free. >> 101 has picked up slowing
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just before the 280, 680 interchange. the north bay ride is still delay free. a little slowing on an estate 580 but still under 25 minutes to the golden gate bridge. >> we will take a quick break. we will be right back. female announcer: he needs a firmer he needs a firmer tempur-pedic... she wants a softer tempur-pedic... they both get what they need with the new tempur-choice, at sleep train the first tempur-pedic with multi-zone comfort control, featuring customizable shoulder, back, and leg support on each side. plus, get four years interest free financing. try the revolutionary new tempur-choice today! perfect choice... ...for both of us! ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
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align here is a live look from the south bay. there is a wild fire. if this is just to the east of san jose. you can save them acres that have burned. there stating that it is 40 a.. it started from a stolen car that was torched and left the bay area. fire crews are trying to hold this fire at mount hamilton road. there are bringing in air supporters and they expect that this fire may burn more before
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they can get this under control. right now, there are no homes in the area that are affected. >> as the year comes to a close - becky anderson has some of the most memorable movie moments of the past year. throughout the year the >> the year the movie industry has been vying for you're your attention. endless interviews have been conducted and miles of red carpet walked. but it's now that the competition really begins to heat up for the awards campaign season, whether that's for a british bafta, french cesar or ultimate hollywood accolade an academy award. >> we start with the current we start with the current front runner - 12 years a slave. steve mcqueen's harrowing depiction of solomon northrup's enslavement between 1841 and 1853 has put him in line for a best director award. plus a powerful performance from chiwetel ejiofor in the lead role puts him in the race for best actor. >> so i felt the
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responsibility the responsibility of it to solomon northrup and his descendants, responsibility to a story inside the slave experience i'd never seen that film. >> my name is jordan belfour. the year i turned 26 i made 49 million dollars which really * * me off because that was just 3 shy of a million a week. >> howling its way into awards contention is the wolf of wall street. this is director martin scorsese and actor leonardo di caprio's fifth collaboration. the film is based on the explosive autobiography of financial conman jordan belfour during the hedonistic and greed fueled 1980's. >> set in the 1970's, true life scam artists and swindlers are also the subject of david o. russel film american hustle. a member of the stellar ensemble cast - which includes oscar winners christian bale and jennifer lawrence - will surely steal
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at least one acting award >> since its world premiere at the venice festival the jaw dropping space thriller gravity has held a steady trajectory towards the awards podium. co-written by alfonso cuaron and his son honas, the film charts a course of calamities and catastrophes which befall a pair of astronauts following a spectacular encounter with lethal space debris. both the film features inventive use of 3d visual effects and tour de force performance from bullock are bound to be recognized.
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>> it took away everything i knew as an actor. it left me closed in a box for 10, 12 hours a day with no one to talk to and no life form around me. you know everything they developed was pioneered, it was the first of its kind it was the prototype they invented 1:25 it they didn't know if it would work until the day we got into it but it worked.
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>> so as alienating and as frustrating and cumbersome as it was. you knew you were a doing something no one else has done before. so you just sucked it up and as crabby as i was most days it worked, i didn't want to be very comfortable the character wasn't comfortable in space, it made things a little easier for me. and all this is hard talked about the group >> a real challenge to bullock's reign could come from cate blanchet in woody allen's blue jasmine. her portrayal of a socialite unraveling into depression is both tragic and mesmerizing. blanchet might just sway a jury away from the space odyssey
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>> becky anderson cnn london
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along >> any of the current treatments to supports. >> she was still on the ventilator and i just want to keep banking got a comment keep thinking everyone was praying for my daughter. >> top stories we're following this tuesday, december 31st. an emotional statement from the family of 13 year-old jahi mcmath after a judge rules this she was still on a ventilator for least another week. >> we're live outside in san francisco and i will get to know what they're going to do to make sure the to have a good time. >> there is a hazy it look
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outside. we are watching the bay area new year's day forecast. we'll start with the forecast with erica. >> the temperatures right now are in the 30's in the north bay. 34 degrees for novato. hayward is in the 40's and 44 degrees for pleasanton. it is hazy and outside at we do have foggy conditions. as we head into the afternoon most of us will be in the '60s. we have very comfortable weather as we bring the new gear and i will have a look at that and 7 day around the bay coming up. >> we are still tracking very light traffic around the bay. you can see just how easy a trippet is heading towards the upper deck. the are rival--as we go or around the traffic, it is looking prefer 580 and
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highway 4. there are no backups for delays. the 101 ride on the peninsula and through marin is light and easy. >> here is a live look from hong kong. it is new year's see right now. there are bringing in the new year. hundreds of thousands of people are gathering. 2014 in hong kong. the >> there time tomorrow there will be watching us with our festivities. >> matter in the bay area crews are busy getting san francisco's waterfront ready for tonight's festivities. kron4 will tran is live on the embarcadero with more. >> parking will be a huge issue. the barricades are already out. you can see across the street they have
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signs posted estate you cannot park. i ran over there and i want to check with the time limits were. they do not have any time limits, it's just it's no parking. if you pull over there, you will deter car towed. they have a lot the barricades. if you are coming down here you are encouraged to take public transit. there is bart, minute, taxicabs, or get dropped off. >> you should not come down here off because she will not be able to drive on the embarcadero. they also have hotels as well. there's so much going on. if you are like me, you do not want to leave your home because you have to work, kron4 has to cover. i know you have more to talk about. >> we will have more on our special coming up.
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>> new details in the kron4 news room in that field fire in south bay. firefighters believe that is stolen car set on fire spread to burnley's 40 a.. that number could grow to as many as 200 a.. this is burning right now near san jose in grant ranch county park. firefighters are on the scene and they have called for air support in attacking this fire. >> the good news is that they have no wind. it is very dry. that fire could potentially spread to about 200 a.. >> new this morning, four people in a san francisco apartment units were forced to race out in the cold after a fire ripped through
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their home. it happened at around 5:00 a.m. this morning on the 600 block aloft fulton. it did not take long for the fire department and knocked down the flames. one woman suffered minor smoke inhalation. investigators say that the cause of the fire was accidental. >> our top story this morning, jahi mcmath . in alameda county superior court judge ordered that she be kept on life-support until january 7th. yesterday at 5:00 p.m. was the deadline to remove her ventilator. the judge extended the time said in a previous ruling. doctors at children's hospital, oakland says that she is brain dead after undergoing a surgery. her family wants to continue her own life support. >> for several weeks now she has been dead. a physician
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ruled and 8 independent one as well. >> her family says that they have a facility outside of california that is ready to accept the 13 year-old son body. but that ms. veterans hospital in oakland would have to cooperate in getting her mold. >> stay with kron4 as we continue to bring you the latest developments. you can also get a base anytime on our website and our kron4 facebook page. you can also follow was one twitter for of some moment information. >> on to when developing story this morning, is san francisco police officer in a driver were injured during a police chase the late last month. this is video from the scene. around 9:00 p.m. officers in the bayview district attempted to pull over the driver. the driver fled on interstate 28 then
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on to 19th street toward golden gate park. >> officers say that the driver continued to the highest ashbury neighborhood where the driver drove onto the sidewalk, into a concrete barrier. the driver was taken to san francisco general and is being treated for minor injuries. the officer was also taken to san francisco general. he has been treated and released. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. from a new ruler of the church, to future ruler of the british monarchy. we will take a look back at the international stores that happened in 2013. >> we have more information also on king tides. >> lot of changes also will become until an net filix. will talk about what is behind the move from the
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align welcome back. here say live look or on the world and bring in the new year. here's a live look from the vatican. we're waiting to hear from the pope. here is live pictures from their festivities. >> in other new is, apple's ceo tim cook took a pay cut, backing himself $4 million because of the company's underperformance stock prices. apple's boards decided this past year to align his pay with the
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company's performance. of course, could still manage to take home a lot a money. he is the more than a million dollars in salary, cash bonuses that is about $3 million. his pay cut amounted to about 10% of his overall compensation. >> we're waking up to a gorgeous day. i will have a look picture temperature and what to expect for new year's eve when we return. 5çwç5ç
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they're called teen the tides and are expected to be here for the next few days. the kings tied has been causing flooding to areas near the bay and the coast. beachgoers and are are being warned to stay away from the shoreline during high tides. the highest are today and tomorrow, with high tides at the golden gate id 9:48 a.m. this morning, and a 10:40 a.m. tomorrow morning. >> we are also tracking the new year's eve forecast. it is going to be dry and mild. >> we will cannot complain and the temperatures are in the upper 40's, low 50's. a lot a locations are going to be in the single digits. we're looking at very nice weather. as a right now, we are low freezing in santa rosa. the temperatures are in the 40's and oakland, san
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jose. it will be a little bit different, we have fog outside pripet visibility is down to about a 10th of a mile in san jose. 4 mi. for concord in oakland. you should certainly keep this in mind. we're sailcloth cover at sfo. as we have to have to know you could expect a mixture of sun and clouds. >> campbell will have a 564 in fremont will have a high of 61. we will see low 60's for the san ramon and 634 walnut creek and castro. 63 degrees for those of you would richmond. san francisco will make its way to the '60s and apple will have a high of 63. take a look at the upper 50s expected for san bruno. a letter on tonight, right from midnight to bolt see the fireworks over the
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embarcadero. upper 40's for the city and very clear skies, just a few high clouds. >> it will be chilly outside and you will need a light jacket. take a look at the first week of 2014. upper 60s and '70's and the sunshine will carry as in to the weekend and the temperatures will top off perhaps rain for next week. >> the time is 8:17 a.m.. >> we are monitoring relied tractor around the bay. i think even after tomorrow, we are likely to see a light conditions. there is no backup or delays in any of the bay area bridges. the bay bridge is an easy ride and we have not seen the metering lights activated in the last week and half. in fact, a little longer--off from time to time it will
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back up however, the south bay conditions are looking great. here is a live look as san francisco. you can see that the traffic is very light from the inbound central freeway and south bound to the james lick. >> your northbound 1 01 ride into the city towards the lower deck is also without delay. and >> a new pope, the birth of a royal baby, and a dozen of an international icon. 2013 was full international stores the to the headlines all over the world. karin caifa has took--a look back some of this year's most memorable moments pripet >> his common touch like this in brace of this disfigured man that would bar or. >> in december, the world a
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bit after well to the father of south africa. >> nelson mandela, spent 25 years of his life in prison. his time in south africa is the first president was the country is fried in victory against apartheid. >> in december, a shopping mall was taken under see it. a left 67 people dead and many injured. this began when gunmen stormed then going store to store taking hostages and shooting others. >> as the civil war in syria raised, president obama was on the brink of the one intervention. weapons inspector from over whelming
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evidence that this was used on a large scale. this cannot determine who committed it but the white house stated that there was the syrian government. >> a few weeks later, a breakthrough came through. they dismantled their chemical weapons to avoid a strike. >> in february, a terrifying experience for the end. this video shows this meteor as a tiny astro that soared through the sky. it injured over a thousand people and damaged buildings. nasa stated that it was a one in 100 years even. >> from the west of the globe, there was roast baby fever. the dutch, gave birth to their first child, a son that they named george. >> to their delight, the
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future king show that he is just like any, he carried him in the car seat. >> tilled terror attacks have brought to the same russian city in today's killing more than 30 people. there questions about country's security, just weeks before the winter olympics. the attacks in the southern city of volgo-grad happens in a span of less than 24 hours. more than a dozen people were killed when an explosion hit. sunday, 17 people killed in a attack and a rare was stationed. earlier this year, the head of a chechen rebel group plan to use maximum force to disrupt the olympic games. >> there is a high
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possibility that they might be behind, out figures belong to the resistance movement might want to bring attention to their fight. >> more than 2500 athletes from nearly 90 nations will be end sochi for the games. russia is promising they will have strict security measures to prevent any attacks. >> new this morning, she is at a gang. at the fit mom holocaust controversy after posing with her three young boys has now released the calendar. maria kang is relerelease seen a 2014 highfit mom swimsuit calendar. the proceeds will benefit are nonprofit, fitness without borders. female announcer: female announcer: sleep train thanks
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cnn, they are born to purge over 80,000 titles. i am waiting get official words from them but once spokesperson stated that they will delete titles from a strong service to do to licensing contracts. >> here is a random sample what will be cut. in the movie department, top gun, titanic, transformers, being at john malkovich, brave heart, have picked--they will cut tv shows like mr. bain, dark shadow, kids in the hall and some saturday night live seasons. >> this will affect 40 million netflix customers. you could still order some of these on dvd. the good news is the sum of the new titles will become available.
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>> this will include these movies, jack richer, the talented mr. ripley, and so and rattled, season 5 to 8 of dexter. >> if you are worried about anything this and your watch list, visit our web site at to kron4.com we have a list. >> gabe slate, kron 4 news. >> new this morning, netf lix is testing new price plans for streaming videos as they try to lure more of yours. among the plans being tested are $6.99 a month plan that will allow one video strain. there's also a $9.99 plan that will allow three streams at one time. you can also get the $11.99 for four shows at once.
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>> here's a live look outside from the bay bridge toll plaza. we are waking up to partly cloudy conditions. i will have more details on your forecast and we return.
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%g align welcome back. >> this is the last day of 2013. we're waking up with the temperatures below freezing for santa rosa. you can >> we have areas of dense fog pripet as we head into afternoon you can expect a mixture of some of clouds and the temperatures will be in the low 60's. i will highlight your new year's day forecast when we return. >> as we look at the
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traffic in walnut creek, interchange, just south of 24 on 680, the san ramon traffic is light with no delays. if your heading south towards and then they'll, you have an easy ride. quick commute check shows traffic or around the bay, it is very light this morning and i am not tracking any hot spots. maligned >> although some transportation on the bay area tonight will be free some will cost you more. >> all minute rides will be free between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. new year's day. samtrans and caltranain will also offer free rides. bart will offer expanded service until 3:00 a.m.. >> as for higher prices,
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lyft car service is raising their prices by 200 percent. uber will also increase their fees. >> people are scrambling to get last-minute tax deductions for 2013. they're showing up at goodwill drop- off spots. today, the main drop off a mission in south the van ness is holding a party, tried to get more people to bring in donations. they're offering things like free ice cream. good will assess the this is a way to get rid of your cluster. this morning's big donation will run from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. >> this coming new year also brings in local food banks who desperately are looking for volunteers. 2800 volunteers are needed for january and february for the san francisco and marin slew
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bank. people are needed to do things like sort produce and back up both grains into family sized portions. the supplies will be shipped to 450 local nonprofits and food pantries. >> the jury says that they need about 4000 volunteers a month to help ship about a million pounds of food. >> the city of oakland is bracing for a couple of protests beginning on new year's eve. demonstrators are going to march from frank ogawa plaza to city hall on 9:30 p.m. tonight. they're saying that this protest is against the police. the city has seen its share protest and date will have extra police on duty. >> passengers are aboard a
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research ship that is trapped in ice for a week will have to wait for a break in the weather tomorrow before a helicopter to rescue them. george and norma trillia of richmond are among the 74 people living on that ship that has been trapped since christmas day. to ice breakers ships have had to abort their rescue missions. kron4 charles clifford talk to one of their friends. he says the they love to travel and that might have gone they venture that there were looking for. >> george likes to take chances. he likes to do wild and crazy days. i told him to be careful. >> the couple left mid december. john stated that
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he had not heard from them. he stated that he saw that a ship was the on ice. he suspected that his friends might be on board. >> i saw a picture of him pop up waving. he did not look quite as happy. >> the pair was supposed to return wednesday, they were set to start working on in the solar installation. that job is now on hold and john is hoping that his friend makes its own sake. >> what would you say to him when he arrives home? >> i will tell him that he found the adventure that he was looking for. >> >> new this morning, the san francisco attorney has concluded a yearlong investigation of all the restaurants pocketing surcharges. more than 12 best-$2 million is missing from the funds the state collected. the san francisco chronicle reported that over 50 restaurants opted to work
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with the port is rather than the suit. 38 paid to make up their shortfalls, while another 17 were cleared of wrongdoing. authorities said that for about unrest among workers will be eligible for disbursements. >> the california department of forestry and fire protection has suspended burn permits. the ban was issued monday for alameda, contra costa, santa clara, san mateo and santa cruz counties. officials said that the region has been experiencing dry conditions, little rainfall and increased the fire activity. >> coming up one of the kron 4 news. making history at the rose parade. what this couple is doing. >> here is a live look for mother new year's celebrations around the
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>> we are watching the 49ers. they're back to the super bowl, they have to do something, they have never done before, when a playoff game in green bay. >> kickoff set level field is set for 1:40 p.m. early forecast calls for eight degrees. >> the 49ers' beat the packers in the divisional playoffs leisure, as well as in one-session with one of this year. >> the last time that they play it a weak one at candlestick colin kaepern
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ick had the best passing game of his career. the most memorable moment of the game was this buying clay macules when he took this one well out of bounds. that long boldin can't set up frank gore for the winning touchdown. the final score was 34-28. most of sunday's game at a level field, called harbaugh was asked if the code would be a factor. >> stay with kron4 as we continue the coverage with the 49ers. that will visit the green bay packers sunday in nfc wild-card game at 1:40 p.m.. kron4 reporter mike pelton will be live. >> the time i was a 40 1:00
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a.m.. here is a live look outside at walnut creek. it is hazy and foggy in some locations. we have another spare the air day.
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welcome back. >> this is the less their 23rd tank treads we're waking up to temperatures below freezing in santa rosa. four degrees in oakland and mid to upper 40's for san francisco. it is a cold start and we have thick fog in the south. visibility is down to a 10th of a mile. take a look sfo,
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we have very foggy conditions that will have an affect on arriving flights. 5 mi. of visibility for santa rosa as we move into the afternoon i lot of this low cloud cover will lift. temperatures will be in the low to mid 60's. 63 degrees for san jose and evergreen will stay at 65. i do not think we will break in the records. >> we are cooler than where we were this week. concord-- hazy sunshine expected. we do have a spare the air alert so now what burning. low 60's north of the golden gate bridge. oakland will have a high of 64. those of you head in out tonight to ring in the new year, you can expect clear skies. >> very comfortable weather
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especially when you compare it to the rest of the country. we will start 20 1/32014 off just rig 2014 off j nothing-test this is something we will continue to monitor. the time is 8:47 a.m.. >> we are looking at like conditions all around the bay. thankfully, they have not been disappointing and the bridges have been problem free. the ride and the san mateo, a the dumbarton bridge has been good. as we update director the east, the east shore freeway commute topped out at 16 minutes. what we did for while cecil on westbound 24 there is no
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wonder a case for that. the traffic through the area is looking good. south bay freeway, the coyote but valley heading toward santa clara and mountain dew is completely clear. there is a little bit of slowing at the 285 interchange. there are no delays through more rent for the 1 01 southbound. >> free transit for most of san francisco this afternoon. bart will have later service but it is not free. >> taking look at some new video into the kron4 news a drone. some parts of the world are already bringing in the new yea. some parts of td are already bringing in the new year. here is video of celebrations and and seoul,
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south korea, and sydney, australia earlier this morning. >> there will be a variety of large and unusual objects dropping across america to my to ring in 2014. from a pineapple in hawaii, to a moon pie in alabama, a peach in atlanta, in a news signaled in tennessee. with more than 2500 waterfront crystals installed, the times square ball is a 160 year tradition. about a million people are expected to ring in 2014 in times square. >> still doesn't 13 may not have been an election year, but there were still plenty of major political stories from the end s nsa spying scandl
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to the health-care website. spectacular--over potential 2016 presidential contenders. shannon travis looks back at this year's politics. >> spilling secrets, leaked documents about efforts to attract phone calls and e- mail's. president obama stated is about catching terrorist. >> america is not interested in spinal normal people. >> this granted him asylum for year. >> in october, a better back-and-forth battle about obama care. >> this is about saving the future for our children. >> this fuelled the u.s. that they would run out
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money. >> this government shutdown--after 16 days, congress passed a bill to reopen the government. >> speaking of obama and care, the october rollout was a bust. they had glitches, errors, and shutdowns. >> if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep it. after some insurance canceled their plans, presidential promises prompted this. >> we rolled out this health care. what is the next president to do? >> maybe the people left in washington d.c. should tune in right now. >> the very thought of this could be enough to make one rival malt dry. in washington. malign
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>> america's most popular light bulbs are about to become much harder to find a red these libels will start to phase out tomorrow. companies in madonna's this will no longer be able to make or import the traditional 40 what and 60 w light bulbs. this is part of a 2007 energy efficient law that was signed by then- president george w. bush. instead of these lights, consumers will find more efficient led, halogen, or fluorescent bulbs. you can still buy these bulbs right now if they are on the store shelves. >> a same-sex couple is making history, getting hitched in the middle of the rose parade spread they will
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be featured on this flow during pasadena's main event to mark. the aids healthcare foundation flow will feature a giant wedding cake, they will be the grounds at the top. >> the pair will be joined on the flow by a lesbian couple who have been together 42 years, and were legally married just five years ago. legally married just five years ago. >> we will be right back. ♪
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>> welcome back. the time is 8:56 a.m.. we want to remind you that the sunday morning show will expand by one hour. so you will be able to get a 3 hour dose of
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the nose on january test. >> remember to join us tonight for kron of 4 new year's live presented by nissan. this is the only local and live new year's eve show. gary radnich dan catherine heenan will make sure you have a front-row seat. that is new year's eve live, right after the news at 11:00 p.m.. >> coming up on kron 4 news spreads we are following the latest with the san jose grass fire. >> a new year's attribute to the victims of the boston marathon bombing sprea. >> hopes are high for a formula one racer who was hurt during a ski accident. what they chew on his condition we will update you ons
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malig >> she is going to stay on that ventilator. i want to just keep spanking god and everyone that sprang from my daughter. >> the top stories that we're following on this tuesday, december 31st. an emotional statement from the family of the 13 year-old girl who is on life support. >> if your headed for the new year's eve celebrations i will tell you everything that you need to know. >> we are tracking your bay area forecast. you're getting ready to head out for a night on the town. we will talk about that with erica. >> right now, we are seeing sunshine and clouds. as for
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the temperatures we're on the decline. 38 degrees currently in santa rosa. richmond is at 51 degrees. these numbers will continue to climb for the afternoon and the fact most of us will be in the mid 60's. very comfortable weather as we prepare to celebrate for new year's eve. i will have a look picture forecast coming up. >> here is a look at the traffic around the bay. we are tracking no delays or problems spreads in the south, mount hamilton road has been closed due to a fire. it should not affect a lot of people. the quick commute check shows like conditions for the south, east bay and the peninsula. that means that if you are traveling 1 01 passed the dumbarton or the san mateo bridge, you are still more to fine light traffic. >> happening now, new york
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officials are gearing up for the big new year's eve celebration and times square. this is a live look out times square. >> here is a look as some of the other nations. >> not only are they making sure security measures are in place. there also tested now more than 3200 lights. >> san francisco is the place to bay. tens of thousands of people will flock to downtown san francisco. this is why d.c. barricades on may and th police officers set this up overnight. if you are coming out here you should not drive, the clock will strike midnight and will be stuck in traffic. she did drop off. you should use public transportation. normally, during certain times, you
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can parterre but you just saw the sign that we just shot telling you that you cannot parker. if you come down here you will be towed away because they need all of this room for the people or want to be walking. >> kidd to mind that if you cannot make it down here you will not be a long, i will be at home because i have to work. but if you just do not want to leave your home, kron4 will have you covered. we will have been a new year's eve live tonight at 11:30 p.m.. >> we will have on our coverage. >> if you're going to be of celebrating may sure if you are not drinking and driving. police are going to be on the lookout this year for drunk drivers. many holiday and dui enforcement's are in place. 17 arrests were made during leisure celebration in san
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mateo county. crackdowns will be held throughout salon a county and san jose. extra patrols will be out in morgan hill and santa clara. san francisco police are also stressing a zero tolerance policy for public drinking. this say that you should have a designated driver and never drink and drive. >> remember to join us tonight for kron4 is a new year's live presented by nissan. this is the only local and live new year's eve show. that new year's eve live will be right after the new is at 11:00 p.m.. >> now to the field of fire in the south bay. firefighters believe that is stolen car that was set on fire spread to burnley's 40 a.. >> this is video from our
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helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. that number could grow to as many as 200 a.. this is a burning right now under san jose in grant ranch counterpart. firefighters are on the scene. they have also called for air support to attack the fire. >> also this morning, for people in san francisco were forced to leave their apartment. due to a fire it happened a long 5:00 a.m. this morning on the 600 block of if fulton. did not take long for the fire department to knock down the flames but not before the fire destroyed everything inside. one woman suffered minor smoke inhalation. >> our top story, jahi mcmath . an alameda county
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superior court has now extended her to be kept on life support and to january 7th. yesterday at 5:00 p.m. was the deadline to remove her from the ventilator. the judge extended the time. her family was to continue life support, but there's still hope for recovery. >> i still believe that my daughter is a live periods >> for several weeks now, she has been dead. a doctor ruled her dad and also an independent doctor declared her day. >> her family stated that they have a facility outside of california that is ready to except her body. but that means the children's hospital in oakland will have to cooperate. >> stay with kron4 as we continue to bring you the latest developments. you can also get up is anytime on
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our web site and our kron4 facebook page. you can also follow was some twitter for more information. >> on to when developing story this morning, a san francisco police officer and a driver were injured during a police chase last my. this is video from the scene. our kron 9:00 p.m. officers in the bay view district responded to a driver that were tried to pull over. the driver fled on to interstate 280 and then on to 19th street towards golden gate in san francisco. >> officers say that the driver continued to go to this and ashbury neighborhood where the driver drove onto the sidewalk, into a concrete barrier. the driver was taken to san francisco general and is being treated for minor injuries. the officer was also taken to
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san francisco general and he has been treated and released. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. will have the latest on the bay area couple that is stranded with 70 others. the time now is nine 08 a.m..9:08 a.m.. good. good answer. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear.
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line welcome back. scientists and tourists to abort a research ship
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trapped and the antarctic ice for a week will have to wait for a break in the weather perry ed georg and. geod norma trillia of richmond are among 74 people living on that ship that has been trapped since christmas the. to ice breakers ships have had to abort their rescue missions. kron4 charles clifford talk to one of their friends. he says the they love to travel and it might have gone the venture that they were looking for. >> his friend and co-worker stated that george and his wife are avid travelers. >> they will go to turkey, india. they travel all over. >> he stated that they were taking a trip, he was not surprised. >> george likes to take
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chances. he likes to the wild and crazy things. i told him to be careful. >> the couple left mid december and john has not heard from them. he saw of the new is that a ship was but, he suspected his friends my billboard. >> i was watching the news, i saw a picture of him. i saw him waving red he was not looking quite as happy. >> the pair was supposed to return on wednesday, george was set to start with john on the solar installation. the job has now been placed on hold. john, hopes that his friends make it home state. >> i will tell him that he wanted an adventure and that he found one. >> coming up on the kron4 morning nils. the mom who caused an uproar over her swimsuit pictures is back in the new is. we will have
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>> we are watching video, from morgan a point, texas. this is a refinery plant fire. these are some of the latest pictures. you can see the fire is burning. >> new this morning, she is
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at it a again. the fit mom holocaust controversy after posing with her three younger boys has not released the calendar. maria kang is releasing a 2014 fit momma's swimsuit calendar spreads the proceeds will benefit her nonprofit fitness without borders. >> this is the last day of 2013 credits santa rosa is at 38 degrees. most of the bay area is well over in the 40's. we have a lingering cloud cover and the visibility is down to 3 tens of a moderate >>mile. visibility has
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improved nor the golden gate bridge. as with most into afternoon we will see thamr. a mixture of sun and clouds. we do have another spare the air alert. some of their will have a high of 63 degrees. we will see low 60's today for fremont predict >> take a look at castro valley that will have a high of 63. low 60's for downtown san francisco and oakland will be very mild with a high of 64. i do not think that will breaking records. we will see more weather for 2014. >> you can expect clear skies along the embarcadero. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows warmer weather will carry on for the week and in fact we may actually see 70's. we was start to cool things down as will start next work with.
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over the next seven days it will be dry through monday, some of the models are pushing for rain for tuesday and wednesday. >> the time is 9 and 5:00 p.m.. >>it has:17 a.m.. >> the bridges are all looking good. the san mateo bridge ride, the golden gate bridge looks equally as well. they have no problems. your ride to the east bay has been easy. >> looking at the ride on a neat west, 680 south even five a comet through the san ramon valley is an easy trip as you had passed the dublin
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interchange the ride for 11, is looking good as you head towards santa clara. 11 from marin county is congested- test is congestion. . >> and mysterious, giant crop circles have appeared on a farm near salinas. felix cortez reports, they have sparked some wild conspiracy theories. >> early afternoon these pictures have gone viral. people are trying to get a glimpse of this. >> i am a skeptic, is proof
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, it looks like alien to me. >> something happened in this field overnight. this video shows strange a burst of light. by daylight, this is what we saw. a detailed circle that could only have been created by another life form not human. >> the lines of the squares, the mathematics, the graphic, the length it is special. >> so far, no one has came for to take credit. so there lies the mystery. this extra terrestrial or a prank. >> it does look pretty cool. >> it doesn't look like
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printers.this is a strange place to have something out of the ordinary happen. >> this is very interesting. hopefully we will find out soon. >> in other nils, two trains collided in garrelts in north dakota bursting into flames, forcing hundreds will live near the scene to evacuate. black smoke from the tanks could be seen for miles. authorities in north carolina are concerned that a wider shift will increase the risk of potential health hazards. no injuries have been reported, the cause is under investigation. >> tilt terror attacks have rocked the same russian city
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on welcome back. the time is 9:25 a.m.. did the new
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year just sneak up on you, with no plans to celebrate? you can stay in and watch us, kron4 new year's supply live. if you want to hit the town first, kron4 vicki liviakis has some last- minute ideas. >> san francisco loves to party. you can still come to this cafe. this has opening for music and dinner. >> this has a lot sough is sustained things. the session may ball is over the stocyou can go to district and enjoy champagne. you can work your way over to feel
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more for live music and dancing. >> they have exotic--they offer a live jazz and party favors. you can go to union street and they have it hopping. you cannot go wrong. >> what you are in north beach, you can go to this tavern and that they end, the guy's a promise to give you a complimentary toll's at midnight. >>ast and midnight. maligned coming up on the krosession >> coming up, kron4 morning nils. how you can get along safely tonight. we will tell
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>> welcome back. >> we see temperatures on the climb at we are now in the upper '30's. 47 degrees for oakland. we do have fog currently in the south bay and we will see more sunshine for the afternoon. low to mid 60's for today and very comfortable ratings.reading. i will talk abt the possibility of seven days coming up. the time is 9:30 a.m.. >> we're starting to look at the bay bridge and the westbound ride or the conditions will be spot light. in fact, all around the bay your quick commute check shows that we have light traffic to the east.
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there are no delays or problems for some of the peninsula or north bay. >> take a look get some of the video into the kron4 news line. some parts of the world are already bringing in the new year. here is video of celebrations and a seoul, south korea, and sydney, australia. >> although some transportation around the bay area to my will be free, some low cost you. >> all muni rides will be for between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. new year's day. samtrans and caltran will also offer free rides. bart will offer expanded services only until 3:00 a.m.. >> i think this is a good
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idea for them to offer free service. >> as for higher prices, lyft car services want to raise their prices by 200 percent. it's uber will also increase their fees. >> i think public transit will be your best way to go. >> the joint kron4 for our live new year's eve live show righjoin us for new year's eve live after the 11:00 p.m. news broadcast. >> the san francisco city attorney has concluded a yearlong investigation involving restaurants pocketing surcharges. more than $2 million in missing funds were collected. the sampras's go chronicle reported that over 50 restaurants out to work with
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the port is rather than to be sued 38 pay to make up their shortfalls, while another 17 were cleared of wrongdoing bread >> people are scrambling to get last minute tax deductions. the good will drop off spots today are holding a party tried to get people to bring in donations. they're offering things like free ice cream. goodwill stated this is a way for you to get will of your items the to do not need and for others to get jobs. >> the coming new year also has a food banks who need volunteers. they need 2800 for january and february. people are in need to sort produce and back up the grains. the supplies will be shipped to 4 margin and 50 nonprofit areas.
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>> everyone thinks about coming out for christmas and thanksgiving but is the munster are right after that we need to see help. we usually see a drop and that is a crucial time. people still need to eat 365 days of the year. this is a great way to make a new year's resolution. >> the city of oakland is bracing for a couple of protest that will begin today. demonstrators are planning to march from frank ogawa plaza to city hall on mind 30 p.m. tonight. they're saying that this will be a protest against the police. the city has seen its share protest and there will be extra police on duty. on new year's day, a noon rally is going to be
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planned the memory of oscar grant. he is the young man who was shot and killed by bart officers five years ago. >> 2013 is going down as california's and driest year on record since 1894. friday, the state will do the season's first snowpack survey. which will look a lot different than this video. 90 percent of the state has already seen an official drought since may. kron4 catherine heenan reports. neither rain nor snow is forecast for anywhere in california in the foreseeable future. >> as a result of this they have imposed a dusk-all
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residents and businesses have to reduce their consumption by 20 percent. landscape cannot be done today is a week. bay area residents may also face these mandatory conditions. san jose state on the 29% of its rainfall has failed. san francisco is stating 20%. >> come new year's day, the competition will be fierce but for today, bolt stanford and michigan state university will put rivalry aside to help the needy. more than 100 students, alumni and other volunteers from both colleges will take part in a hunker project. they will help pack food for a nonprofit organization. stanford takes on a michigan state tomorrow in the rose bowl in pasadena. >> the 49ers are trying to make it back to the super
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bowl. they will have to do something they have never done before, win a playoff game in green bay. >> kickoff is scheduled at labeau field to four 1:40 p.m.. the 49ers beat the packers in the divisional playoffs last year. >> stay with kron4 for continuing coverage for the 49ers. they will visit the green bay packers sunday in an nfc wild-card game. kron4 mike pelton will be in green bay for the gang. he will give us live updates. >> we're waking up to cloud the conditions. coming up on the kron4 morning news. how one day a couple is doing their wedding up a big.
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>> new this morning, doctors treating michael schumacher
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says such a formula one champion is shown small signs of improvement. he was skiing with his son when he fell and struck his head. surgeons decided upon a second operation after an unexpected improvement on monday. they offered no prediction on whether or when that would bring him out ave induced coma. >> at camp ranger says that he deserves a reward for helping locate fugitive ex cop christopher dorner. he says that he alerted officers when the former los angeles police officer carjacked in february. a judge found that his claims had no merit. he was ordered to pay $15 and dollars in attorney fees to the city of los angeles. >> a same-sex couple is
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making history, getting hitched in the middle of the rose parade. they will be featured on this float during pasadena's main event. this is a healthcare foundation float features a giant wedding cake. they will be on the top he says that when the breeze and a pop the question, he suggested that they may get a day to remember. >> the pair will be joined by a lesbian couple who have been together for 42 years, that were legally married five years ago. >> coming up on kron 4 news. we will take a look back at the 2013 s while the weathewild weather.
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>> right after the ball will
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drop one times crow, new york city will get a new mayor. his first order of business, is to get rid of horse drawn characters in central pardrawn carriage as inl park. mayor in lech, bilill deblasio sestet it is in a humane and to expose horses to new york's dangerous city streets. so one of the first things he will do this which is banned care just. >>ban the carraiges. >> and afternoon was a mix
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of clouds. the temperatures will be one of an average. 63 degrees for sunnyvale. you can expect low success of the san ramon valley. downtown san francisco will be in the '60s and apple will have a high 60s. oakland will be very mild with a high of 64. later on tonight, we are expecting clear conditions. the temperatures will be in the upper 40's. overall, very comfortable conditions if you are heading out to see the fireworks, we will start off with a bang, the possibility of record- breaking temperatures. we may see seven dates develop for the weekend. >> we do have storm's approach and perhaps a few showers for the middle of next week. the time is 9:47 a.m.. >> here's a look at the snow
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bomb ski report. alpine medals has a base of 20 in. spread kirkwood has a base of 22. >> it has been a pretty easy ride around the bay. there are no hot spots this morning but we do have a closure to talk about in san jose. this is between--there is a fire that we have been talking about. a look picture bay bridge ride, light traffic all round the bay area. it will continue to be a pretty commute. in san francisco, here is so look at the freeway and you can see light traffic as you head into the center for widespread for your ride through the walnut creek, as did 680, traffic on the left is heading towards alamo.
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that is an easy ride with no congestion. >> we have been seen flooding, the bay. athe king tides are expected to be here for the next few days. beachgoers are being warned to stay away. the highest art want to be today and tomorrow. the golden gate was seated at 9:48 a.m. and at 1040 a.m. tomorrow. >> from wild fires to typhoons and tornadoes, this has been a year of extreme weather and natural disasters. sunien serfaty
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has a look at this year's worst. >> this curve to a pattern of the serb 3 mi. wide. >> and you hear people say they have never heard anything like this. 24 people were killed. among them were nine children. >> in june, lightning sparked these massive wildfires the fierce fires raged on for nearly two weeks. 19 firefighters were killed. >> firefighters in is not what they did, it is will they were. >> in august, the second dose. this rimfire was one of the largest in the state's history. it was caused by man and fuelled by dry conditions. >> it burned a through
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235,000 a.. in september, rain fell for days. 17 in. in some parts. >> i feel like the--we lock absolutely everything that we own. >> the floods destroyed 1500 homes and killed people. >> this typhoon hit the philippines. this was twice the size of hurricane to trend.. maligned this is really bad. this is worse than help. maligned the death toll is horrifying. more than 5000 people were killed. maligned >> despite the forecasts in was the least active hurricane season in more
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than 30 years. only two hurricanes or form. >> a little welcome relief after mother nature's at strain year.at strain year. >> new this morning. some type of plant explosion in morgan's point, texas. we have been watching these pictures come man.in. >> we will be right back.
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>> forget the traditional sparkling ball drop, some states are ringing in the new year in their own special way. >> from a moon pie in alabama, a peach in atlanta.
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a music note in tennessee. states across the country are dropping down for the new year. >> in florida, they have been joined this for years, they have this female impersonator. >> this was inspired--i want to get you something fun. >> spider-man and a star of the show is ready. the more than 2500 lights installed, the times square ball is in a hundred and six of tradition. it also has a twitter handle. visiting tours are helping to generate by paddling these bikes. >> about a million people are expected to be out here. if you do plan to be in the middle of the action, just prepared to be here early
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because that will shut down streets. security will be tight. backpacks and large banks will not be permitted. >> in new york, drinking in public is illegal. a reminder s that come 2014, the kron4 sunday morning show will be expanded by one hour. this will start on january 5th. >> what a stretch of whether we have had. the temperatures are on mild side. we have record highs. we will start to cool down and will finally get rain chance as by tuesday of next would.week. >> i'm looking for a change. >> thank you for joining us.
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happy new year. >> dr. phil is next.
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>> announcer: today on "dr. phil." a teen mom whose parents don't trust her. >> they're overbearing. >> i installed cameras to keep a track of what she's doing. >> announcer: she lied to dr. phil. >> dr. phil: do you smoke marijuana? >> no. >> dr. phil: we did a drug test and you failed. >> announcer: what else is she hiding. >> for many years i had a secret. >> dr. phil: what did you say about it? you didn't go to the police. >> no. >> dr. phil: my god, who are you people? >> dr. phil: let's do it. >> have a good show, everybody. here we go. >> dr. phil: i hate to see people suffering. you've hurt long enough. >> stand by, dr. phil. >> dr. phil: i'm going to get you the help you need. this is going to be a changing day in your life. >> go, dr. phil! [cheers & applause]

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