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>>james:this morning on the kron 4 morning news. >>james:a suspicious death investigation is underway in napa after two people were found dead in an apartment. >>james:how police found them. plus. >>james:more people are in custody in connection with the death of an east bay mother who was killed while trying to protect her kids from a gunfight. >>james:who is in custody now. and. here's a live look at the embarcadero this morning. what you can expect in terms of weather on this saint patrick's day coming up. the kron 4 morning news starts right now. >>james:good morning. it is tuesday, march 17th. happy saint patrick's day! >>james:i'm james fletcher.
>>reporter: partly cloudy skies to the edges and to the '50s and '60s and is affected these winds are light compared to we're expecting a letter on this afternoon. they will increase to between 15 to 20 mi. per hour to special trust for this land and across the south but it will increase to 50 mi. per hour in the '70s the letter on this afternoon. >>reporter: when the little bit of high clouds the will want to see some high-pressure coming in. from an extended minutes tim
to in the mid to upper 60s much hours with a warming up to the upper 50s or 60s it will be a mild lunch hour will see little bit more sunshine especially during the afternoon and again these wins will increase discussion on the peninsula. >>james: not a lot going on this one in a hot spots to report we have the bay bridge approach the commute across the span. the golden gate bridge 101 southbound marin county is a
nice and easy ride the final stop this morning the richmond san rafael bridge bridge. >>james:breaking news we've been following. >>james:napa police investigators are trying to figure out what led up to the suspicious deaths of two people. >>james:their bodies were found in an apartment as deputies were investigating an unrelated murder-suicide nearby. kron four's dan rubin has the latest details on the case. >>reporter: with the opposite is one of to the apartment they saw that not to sit in was inside there is no response when they made injury there was a
distinct smell of death. they found two people were man and woman their names is known are not being released nor the exact amount find that the dead. private investigators issue themselves from the byproducts of the decomposition and mature responded to the approval by the napa county coroner perry >>james:before those two bodies were discovered in the apartment. police responded to a deadly shooting in a vineyard. >>james:it happened south of yountville in napa county yesterday morning. police say the victim was a man in his 40's. >>james:deputies chased the shooting suspect to a wooded area on private property. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. >>james:deputies told neighbors to lock their doors.
they moved in and found the man dead from an apparent self- inflicted gunshot wound. >>james:happening now. >>james:more people are behind bars in connection with the shooting death of an east bay mom. >>james:30-year-old chyemil pierce was shot while trying to protect her young children from a gun battle in front of her home in oakland. >>james:kron four's scott rates has more on who police have in custody. >>reporter: she tried to protect children from the shootout happening in the area. it was unfortunately she was taken from her children. 29 year-old police also resting up third woman however prosecutors said it will not be filing charges against her community involvement it will help the mckyer rest. >>: neighbors and people coming
for police also say the investigation is far from over. we had a have a very open and active case. these arrests coming just a few days after their arrest of 19 year-old anthony cent is already been charged with murder the caught up to him in the hospital after he was shot and allegedly involved in the gunfight is still a clear read now and what role the three men may have played in the shooting the d.a.'s office is reviewing the case and charges are expected over the next few days. >>james:meantime, friends and family are mourning the loss of randhir kaur. the 27-year-old u- c-s-f dental student who was found dead in her albany apartment. >>james:a candlelight memorial was held yesterday. >>james:an autopsy reveals she was shot and killed just hours after she attended services at a sikh temple in el sobrante. >>james:u-c-s-f officials say kaur was a treasured member of the school community. a formal memorial will take
place later on. >>james:the homicide is still under investigation. it was the first in albany since 2004. >>james:making national headlines this morning. >>james:the lawyer representing the man accused of firing shots at two police officers and injuring them in ferguson, missouri last week. says his client was subjected to excessive force during his arrest. >>james:the attorney says jeffrey williams had bruises on his back, shoulders, and face. as well as as knot on his head. >>james:a spokesman for saint louis county police says the allegations are quote "completely false." >>james:coming up on the kron four morning news. it's been a rough month for the 49ers. prominent player chris borland is retiring at just 24 years old. find out why. plus. >>james:the san francisco police department is under investigation after racist and homophobic text messages among officers surfaced. >>james:what top officials have to say about it.
>>james:another big blow to the 49ers. as a prominent player suddenly announces his retirement at age 24. >>james:kron four's jeff bush has details on why chris borland is making this decision. >>reporter: he was supposed to be the savior of the forty- niners defense quickly moving into replaced patrick will list he had a promising career and professional football his rookie season was impressive as everyone thought the pleading had stopped in is his position was covered he was the-back as a
quarterback that is what he was best at doing last year his only year in the nfl borland made 128 tackles in the 14th game career as a forty-niner then not with the retirement is one look to the same thing with the serious personnel issue that always seem to get worse day by day. in the end he was convinced by some one or several people that repeated blows to the head could jeopardize his future health millses dr. levy was his mother or maybe he just decided the evidence and decided to get out the floor of becoming another statistic. the reason our analysts now the team has to look for another starting linebacker along with other and the slot on a team's roster. it is unclear how the power house
support himself financially but for now he is made the commitment to leave football. >>james:borland isn't the only one to leave the team since the end of the season. patrick willis also retired. >>james:frank gore took his talents to indianapolis. mike iupati went to the division-rival cardinals. >>james:cornerback chris culliver will play in washington. and lineman dan skuta is going to jacksonville. >>james:meantime, former 49er ray mcdonald is on the offensive. suing the woman accusing him of rape. >>james:mcdonald's attorney filed a defamation lawsuit yesterday. >>james:police say the woman who we are not naming, says she blacked out after drinking at mcdonald's home back in december. >>james:mcdonald's lawyers say surveillance video will prove the sex was consensual. >>james:the 49ers cut mcdonald shortly after the woman's allegations surfaced. >>james:mcdonald says that's preventing him from playing in the n-f-l.
>>james:as everyone prepares for march madness. one tournament location is having some trouble. >>james:the k-f-c yum center in louisville, kentucky is facing a parking problem because of the ohio river. >>james:the river has reached its highest level in two decades, and forecasters expect it to remain above flood stage for most of the week. >>james:flood waters have claimed some prime parking spots in louisville. >>james:three parking garages and one lot are partially under water, and at least five homes
have flooded. >>reporter: we have some great chances of the 70 forecasters were less like the bay bridge because of their we do have partly cloudy skies and we're on to continue on in this and sunshine letter on this afternoon with this is an isolated showers move through the area overnight last night and then where do with some high cloud will consent was of the to the south eastern direction will have some sunshine and happen to continues to build in as a comfortable temperatures this afternoon. we have some fifties out there's a cloud cover to keep the tip edges on the mild side 53 right now san francisco oakland 56 a route 59 degrees will continue to fall before the sun rise over the next few hours. >>reporter: of the four little affected wednesday to pick up oakland for the northwest at 12 mi. per hour there were to mount
our receipt to about half moon bay this one to the scene to pick out from the west and northwest somewhere between 10 to 20 mi. per hour mainly on the peninsula and the coastline will be 20 mi. per hour. the south they hear the plan next 30 minutes in the timber to stay in the mid to upper 50s not as cool as the past couple of warnings by lunch hour attempt to one into the mid to upper 60s it is the afternoon was is sunshine the ones in this area across the south it will be between five to 15 mi. our guy the afternoon. here the storm track 474 test will continue on to the warming trend this week by thursday we have a degree weather for the in the area of third and the sled
is the warmest day of the week in that it's friday. >>reporter: storm system moved through friday and saturday that's the reason was they across the north bank the next system across the entire bay area will be sunday and monday. >>reporter: they bridge very quiet camille you to see the cars the san mateo bridge on 92 started to pick up on the westbound quite commute. very quiet commute this morning temperatures on the quiet side as well planned bid warmer but on this afternoon for inland
areas in the south bay. >>james:big news we're following this morning. >>james:all eyes are on the san francisco police department after racist and homophobic text messages among officers surfaced in court documents. >>james:the messages were sent between a former ousted officer and four others who are still on the force. >>james:kron four's j-r stone is following the story. >>reporter: all of which will set amount for severance the police officers and a former cop according to federal prosecutors including the blood pressure white power you run across on the field do is celebrate witness total home of your day. he is with the naacp and tonight he is outraged. >>: ammo negative things that i heard and mississippi was born. the membership is appalled with
these incidents santa cisco mayor and the in-attorney dropped the stock issue separate statement today calling the messages shocking and disturbing than said it will seek termination the messages came to light in court filings considering the from the case a form as a cop who would to jail but now seeks to appeal conviction and is requesting bell of the process. >>reporter: a fireball at the foot of the to and community and the department and the get command in this town the night with the black community >>james:san francisco mayor ed lee issued a statement that read in part, quote "the content of these text messages displays a bias that is incompatible with the values of our city and incompatible with
the ability to perform sworn duties as a police officer." >>james:"if these statements are attributable to any san francisco police officer, i join police chief greg suhr in seeking nothing less than termination." >>james:a san jose police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty plans to fight the charges at trial. >>james:geoffrey graves initially pleaded "not guilty," but then changed his plea to "no contest." >>james:but now that prosecutors are asking to file more charges. the suspect has changed his plea back to "not guilty." >>james:kron four's alecia reid explains what all of this means. >>reporter: even if it means facing a possible life sentence charge would break in the sock. the testified last week and said she was terrified when the on the law also dropped his gun on
to her toe room table september 22, 2013 to stand a hotel after you second to test unless we get the testimony from the alleged rape victim and is your friend. that adds to just to reduce the domestic violence charges and removed the scare potential life sentence. the request was denied it will be arraigned on march 30th trial date will be sent within 60 days of that remains on paid leave. >>james: and is a family is fighting for herd of goats will explain here is a lot of the outside we have the bay bridge toll plaza will increase 58 ride now warming up to the low '70's this afternoon.
>>james:we checked into this story after viewers reached out to us. >>james:if you have a story idea you'd like us to check into. head to our website, kron-four- dot-com and click on the "my kron four story" >>james:next on the kron four morning news. a funeral will be held today for the 14-year-old who was killed in oakland earlier this month. what the teen's father hopes to do moving forward. and. police are cracking down on drunk driving for saint patrick's day. how you can catch a free and safe ride home.
appears as though she has been dead for at least a month. a 66 year old man also found in the apartment appears to have been dead for a week. >>james:more arrests in the deadly shooting of an oakland mother. and happening today. >>james: the investigation is far from oversan francisco public defender, jeff adachi will discuss the next steps involving cases handled by the san francisco police department officers accused of sending those racist and homophobic texts. >>james:the office's racial justice committee will unveil its recommendations to combat racial bias among city police officers.
>>james: the racial justice committee will unveil its recommendation to come back. that announcement will be made at noon at the san francisco public defender's office on seventh street. >>reporter: sphere web on a to dry out for today and one of for the next beautiful day. right now temperatures in the mid fifties the sentences on oakland's san jose 59 degrees livermore's 57 on the site of the cooler side wins right now
are freezing oakland hayward and half moon bay gentle malls it will increase along the peninsula this afternoon between 10 to 20 mi. per hour is is a planner will concede they into the upper 50s who will not see the six is about the lunch hour will be on the cyclical side gondola's hour in the afternoon. when does aerial be 5 50 mi. per hour could gust up to 20 discussion during the afternoon and behind for the area. his
ally of the at the bay bridge we do see a quiet commute this morning the trouble was down we're not saying any backups in this area san mateo bridge we do see it quite commit as well the right lane is close on this side but that will soon be removed as it is closer to rush hour. not even seen any cars on 580 they're quiet this morning and what to one this afternoon what a wise and will take rain chances and the forecast. >>james:happening today. >>james:a funeral will be held at acts full gospel church for the 14-year-old boy who was killed earlier this month in east oakland. >>james:davon ellis was shot and killed while walking with friends on the 33-hundred block of brookdale avenue.
>>james:police have identified a person of interest in the case. >>james:ellis was a ninth grade honor student at oakland technical high school and a star football player. >>james:his father wants to start a foundation in his son's name to help oakland youth. >>james:also happening today. >>james:the "streets are for everyone" coalition is planning a march to protest laws that could restrict panhandling in berkeley. >>james:the berkeley city council is considering passing laws that would prohibit panhandling within 10 feet of a parking pay station, placing objects within three feet of a tree well, and using bedding or blankets on the sidewalk during certain hours. >>james:the march is set to start at six tonight at old city hall. the city council meeting starts at seven. >>james:today is saint patrick's day, and law enforcement agencies throughout the bay area are reminding people to stay off the roads if they've been drinking. >>james:officers say today is one of the deadliest days of the year because of drunk driving. police are boosting d-u-i patrols in cities across the bay area for the holiday.
>>james:daly city police are conducting a sponsored d-u-i checkpoint today that is dedicated to a family who lost a loved one in a drug-related accident last may. >>james:and if you are planning on celebrating. you can get a free cab ride from luxor cab in san francisco this saint patrick's day. >>james:it's part of the "safe and sober free cab ride home program." you can catch the free rides from 10 tonight through four a- m tomorrow. >>james:but there is a 35-dollar cap on the free rides. so if your ride costs more than that, you'll have to pay the difference. >>james:the cab rides are available to people who might otherwise try to drive home, and you can get picked up at a bar or restaurant. >>james:happening now. >>james:a millionaire charged with murder. >>james:for more than three decades, police across the country have suspected robert durst of killing his wife, his friend and his neighbor. >>james:today, the eccentric real estate heir is expected in a louisiana courtroom. >>james:he faces felony charges in two states, and if convicted
of murder. he could face the death penalty. >>james:mary moloney has more on the bizarre case. >>reporter: 9082 the first wife vanished in the case with cold for near the 20 years. she was killed but prosecutors now say durst did it. from the same time they left in europe for this rundown apartment in texas cross dressing opposing a year later he killed and dismembered his neighbor there but the argument of some of the fence and acquitted him. now what
maybe a new truce during and hbo show that captures him saying these words i killed along his attorneys said this is a confession to his client is innocent they hoped that his luck has finally run out. >>james:coming up on the kron four morning news. we could all be facing new water restrictions depending on the way things go today at a state water resources control board meeting. what board members are voting on. plus. we'll take an inside look at the caldecott tunnel. where two cars caught fire yesterday during the morning commute. a popular fashion retailer in the bay area is one of just five in the country with a high- tech shopping experience.
>>james:our technology reporter gabe slate shows us the new "design your own shoes" studio. >>gabe slate: with the issue of prayer is designed on shoes to yell women to have many options to customize their perfect shoe design studio decided nordstrom shoe department and the was to center in san francisco they jump on the i've had located. richter masterpiece everything is on the table completely customizable whenever you can imagine pinprick. well over hundred 17 material to choose from a huge range of styles and shapes plus a sizing range from
2 1/2 to 16 which means we can cater for the smaller and larger issues sizes. as well as with adjustments people from the hard men along the have the problem. we amazing to style is leukocyte down 112 up the creek that perfect shoe. >>gabe slate: also that as a long but considering is built from scratch and mailed to you i guess it is not too bad. the average amount to the dollar less the panel would you make the start of hundred and $30-a design studios is a big hit in
australia and they're testing it on america. >>james:the white house says more than 16-million people have health insurance now. this year, almost nine out of every 10 people has health insurance. >>james:that's the biggest improvement in four decades. minority groups made the biggest jump in the number of insured. >>james:the rate of latinos without health insurance fell more than 12-percent since the fall of 2013. >>james:but the uninsured rate among latinos remains the highest. the number of uninsured african americans dropped by nearly half. >>james:meantime, republicans are still raising questions about the legality of the affordable care act. >>james:the supreme court is expected to rule on the latest challenge to the law this summer. coming up on the kron four morning news. we're keeping an eye on your saint patrick's day weather and
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but anyone can help a foster child. >>james:happening today. >>james:the state water resources control board will vote on whether to renew and expand its limits on water use amid the drought. >>james:the proposal would mean californians can't water their lawns more than twice a week, and restaurants can't serve water unless a customer asks. >>james:the board already barred californians from washing down driveways or cleaning cars with hoses that don't have shut- off nozzles. >>james:the regulations also call for local water departments to report on how they're enforcing rules. >>reporter: we have two chances and a storm track 474 test look at the flag waving in the wind
that across to some areas there are trenton the 12 m.p.h. is across the peninsula and the coastline up to 30 mi. here is what looks like to try it with the cloud cover we do have temperatures in the office is across much of the area to see tim to drop a few more degrees as sunrise to to carry now san francisco or 56¢ a is a 59 your many of my jacket you're stepping out the lead on this afternoon in the '60s and '70s across the area. >>reporter: read was city had a 40 m.p.h. for the northwest again across the peninsula when will continue to increase between to to to lot our still
slightly on a milder side will see the cause will ball until the judge really warmer in the afternoon into the lower to mid '70's across the region and one of the to the of the '60s we do have a sly rain chance to overturn for the north bank friday night into saturday and another storms on sunday to monday test of the rain chance for your seventh day the will there talk to the '70s and wind conditions that will continue on track the
distillate picking up right before the toll bridge. quite what the conditions and another warmer today for the next couple of days. >>james:happening today. >>james:california voters will cast ballots in three special state senate primaries. >>james:in the east bay. governor jerry brown's longtime political adviser, steve glazer, is up against two well-known fellow democrats. >>james:there are also special elections taking place in orange
and los angeles counties. the three seats are vacant after office-holders were elected to congress in november. >>james:secret service director, joe clancy, may get grilled on capitol hill this morning. he'll testify before the house appropriations committee. >>james:the hearing is on the secret service's budget. but clancy can expect questions about the agency's most recent mishap. >>james:two top-ranking officials were suspended after they drove into a live response to a possible bomb threat on march fourth. after attending a party. >>james:lawmakers are also expected to ask clancy about the agency's culture and management. >>james:later today, clancy will meet privately with members of the house committee on oversight and government reform. >>james:meantime, an open letter that republican senators wrote to iranian officials could become an issue at nuclear talks in switzerland. >>james:senators say any nuclear deal could expire the day president obama leaves office. >>james:a senior u-s official says iranian diplomats have confronted their american counterparts about the g-o-p intervention twice.
>>james:secretary of state john kerry sat down with iranian foreign minister, javad zarif yesterday to discuss iran's nuclear program. >>james:making national headlines this morning. >>james:police in springfield, missouri say they've found a man and his two young children dead in an apartment after a nearly 24-hour standoff. >>james:police say the man appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. his four-year-old son and two- year-old daughter were also found dead inside. >>james:the standoff began when police officers went to the apartment sunday night. the investigation is ongoing. >>james:prosecutors will soon announce whether they'll seek the death penalty for two men charged in the death of a bank robbery hostage in stockton. >>james:the district attorney says he'll reveal the agency's decision on the death penalty for jaime ramos. seen in court here. and co-defendant, pablo ruvalcaba, on may fourth. >>james:ramos was the only survivor of the three suspected bank robbers. >>james:ruvalcaba is accused of driving the men to the bank.
>>james:police say the men robbed the bank of the west branch on july 16th. taking two bank employees and a customer hostage. >>james:41-year-old misty holt sing a customer, was killed during the exchange of gunfire with police. >>james:a big loss for a would- be lottery winner is a big win for california public schools. as adrianna weingold explains. it's all because the original ticket was lost. >>reporter: a hard-working father hit the jackpot back in september and it will part will ticket. we spoke with him with the help of an interpreter. hugheses have to seek the he didn't have to find out the ticket was a one and two months after the drawing new time from the trip to vietnam as i said all older news they're really security camera video from inside the to the market showing the when buying a ticket of his
look was about to change once again when he realized he cannot find a ticket. he even tried going to the lottery office what rules are rules the pro ball you have actually have the winning ticket in hand to collect prizes a huge disappointment. even though he denied any of the $1.1 million. >>james:we're getting an inside view of the caldecott tunnel car fire that we first brought to you yesterday on the kron four morning news. >>james:about 60 people had to evacuate the tunnel as it filled with smoke. no one was injured.
>>james:this is video from an oakland firefighter's helmet cam. firefighters extinguished the flames in two car fires. >>james:the c-h-p says a ford taurus slammed into the back of a saturn, which had slowed or stopped in traffic. >>james:the ford burst into flames. >>james:cal-trans called in an engineer to inspect the bore for structural damage, and it reopened just a few minutes ago after overnight work wrapped up. >>james:coming up on the kron four morning news. a group of chihuahuas is heading from s-f-o to new york today. we'll explain why. >>james:and here's a live look outside. s-f-o and san francisco dayparts.
>>james:officials say the overpopulation of chihuahuas in california has forced west coast animal shelters to ask the east coast for help. >>james:this is the sixth time the airline has partnered with san francisco animal care and control and the a-s-p-c-a to fly the dogs to new york. >>james:their first operation was in 20-10. >>james:officials say the overpopulation issue has only escalated since then. >>james:take a look at this. >>james:the santa barbara zoo is welcoming one more giraffe to its family. >>james:newborn giraffe "asha" took her fist steps out of the barn yesterday. getting her first glimpse at the world. >>james:asha's older brother "buttercup" was nearby. peering at his new sister through a fence. >>james:she is the fourth giraffe born at the santa barbara zoo in two years. and the second in four months. >>james:and a program reminder. >>james:kron 4 is getting you ready for baseball. our "baseball by the bay" special airs this friday night at nine o'clock.
saw to it in 15 minutes. donald immobile at this is to clear which is the updated weather and traffic and enough to get with your brand a dedicated web application to download to did not traffic. >>george: a quiet ride for the commute to work this morning to attack the st. patrick's day. west of track in 9 minute drive out of the macarthur maze no delays and 25 minute drive times on the bottle dr. koop was at the golden gate bridge.
>>mark:investigators in napa are trying to figure out what lead up to the suspicious deaths of two people. >>mark:they were found inside an apartment yesterday afternoon. >>mark: their visit unrelated murder-suicide nearby come and gone on for a dental pleased to have this in the resins for about a week of this is not on the door to sit in was inside the from the bottom and woman. >>: their responses with their entry into the residence there was distinct smell of death. >>mark: two bodies were discovered in the department of the deadly shooting this happens out of danville get these chased
the shooting suspect after he shot and killed a man in his '40's and the bay has been a from a helicopter part of to the abc seven new deputies telling the neighbor to lock their doors of a search for the government to move didnt from the gunman dead in his vehicle from the parents of infected gunshot wound. >>darya:san francisco public defender jeff adachi will discuss the next steps in the case involving s-f-p-d officers accused of sending racist and homophobic texts. >>darya:the messages were sent between a former ousted officer and four others who are still on the force. >>darya:this all came to light in court filings concerning the ian furminger case. a former s-f cop who went to jail but now seeks to appeal his conviction and is requesting bail in the
process. >>darya:doctor amos brown with the n-double-a-c-p is outraged at the messages. >>darya:san francisco district attorney george gascon issued a statements yesterday calling the messages shocking and disturbing. >>darya:he says he will seek termination. >>darya:and mayor ed lee also issued a statement. >>darya:it reads in part quote-- " >>darya:"the content of these text messages displays a bias that is incompatible with the values of our city and incompatible with the ability to perform sworn duties as a police officer. >>darya:if these statements are attributable to any san francisco police officer, i join police chief greg suhr in seeking nothing less than termination." >>mark:and it just doesn't look good for the 49ers. >>mark:another big blow came yesterday as a prominent player *suddenly* announces his retirement -- at the age of 24!
>>mark:chris borland-- one of the n-f-l's top rookies this past season, announced that he was retiring because of concerns about the long-term effects of repetitive head trauma. >>mark:borland said he made his decision after consulting with family members concussion researchers, friends and current and former teammates. >>mark:this announcement comes one week after patrick willis shocked niners fans with his retirement. >>mark:and now the guy who was supposed to replace him-- is calling it quits after just one season in the n-f-l. >>mark:the 24 year old was a very productive inside linebacker last year.filling in for willis and navorro bowman. >>mark:and borland isn't the only player to leave the red and gold. >>mark:linebacker patrick willis retired. >>mark:running back frank gore took his talents to indianapolis. >>mark:guard mike iupati went to the division- rival cardinals. >>mark:cornerback chris culliver will play in washington.
>>mark:and lineman dan skuta is going to jacksonville. >>mark:those are just some of the prominent positions the 49ers have to fill by this season. >>darya:happening now. >>darya:the polls are open in israel for what's seen as a crucial election. >>darya:the country could have a new government, or continue to be run by prime minister benjamin netanyahu-- who you see here voting. >>darya:netanyahu made a last- minute appeal to voters before today's parliament elections. saying a palestinian state would not be established under his watch. >>darya:final opinion polls released last week show his opponent-- isaac herzog of the zionist union-- leading by 4 seats. >>mark:still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. >>mark:more people arrested in connection with the death of an east bay mother who was killed while trying to protect her kids from a gunfight. >>mark:we'll tell you who is in custody now. >>mark:and in this mornings my kron 4 story. >>mark:a family is fighting for a herd of goats in the east bay. we'll explain. plus after the break.
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>>mark:happening now. >>mark:officials and aid workers in vanuatu are still assessing the damage from cyclone pam. >>mark:at least 11 people are known to have died - but the number is expected to rise in the coming days, as more information comes in. >>mark:this hospital on the island of tanna has been severely damaged. >>mark:in the capital port vila, piles of debris remain where houses once stood. >>mark:thousands of people have been left homeless. many running out of food. >>darya:still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. >>darya:the warriors have done something they haven't since 19- 75. >>darya:we'll explain. >>darya:plus we're watching the weather this morning. >>darya:taking a look at the golden gate bridge.
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>>darya: we could get some struggle and a lot of sunshine this week. >>james: 01 to show you will have the clout in that was associated still lingering the best read about in the east bay. enough to clean up my car. mr. stover to storm track before redder and concede yet some hackles here those elements of a bridge you see just a few returns here. al near it the area and out of alameda with
going for the next half-hour to much of room to look the mid-60s and lead this afternoon between about 3:00 and 5:00 the drive from the winds will be five to six a coming out from the west may listen to them were made up to the low seventies. that is a detailed forecast for the east bay mud these alumni chemicals. >>george: no hotspot harley like traffic here at the bridges to the start with the project. for
>>mark:happening today-- millionaire real estate heir-- robert durst is expected in a louisiana courtroom today. >>mark:he faces weapons and drug charges. >>mark:these charges are in addition to the murder charge he faces in california. >>mark:durst was charged monday with first-degree murder in the death of writer susan berman, who was shot in the head in her beverly hills home. >>mark:an h-b-o documentary has now become key evidence in the case-- where durst was recorded mumbling, "killed them all of course." >>mark:prosecutors haven't decided to seek death in the murder case of susan berman. >>darya:back in the bay area. >>darya:three more people are behind bars in connection with the shooting death of an east bay mom. >>darya:30-year-old chyemil pierce was shot a week ago while trying to protect her young children from a gun battle in front of her home in oakland. >>darya:yesterday. police arrested shelton mcdaniels and jerry harbin on suspicion of murder. >>darya:kiechelle wright was also arrested on suspicion of being accessory to murder.
however prosecutors say they will not be filing charges against her. >>darya:police say it was community involvement that helped them make the arrests. >>darya:police last week arrested 19-year-old anthony sims in his hospital bed where he was recovering from a gunshot wound sustained in the shootout. >>darya:it is still unclear what role the three men may have played in the shooting. >>mark:a my kron 4 story. >>mark:a pacheco neighborhood is trying to prevent a group of goats from hoff >>mark:the neighbors are taking on city hall.to save their four- legged friends. >>mark:the goats have been a staple of the community for 26- years, but now the city building department wants the goats out. >>mark:neighbors are doing whatever they can to keep the herd at home.
>>mark:the goats are victims of the city's re-zoning rules. >>mark:and as it stands right now, the goats have to be off the property by the 26th of this month. >>mark:but the neighbors have started a petition to keep the goats in the community and they now have a facebook page called save the pacheco goats. >>mark:we checked into this story after viewers reached out to us. >>mark:if you have a story idea you'd like us to check into. head to our website, kron-four- dot-com and click on the "my kron four story" tab. >>mark:-->>darya:in bay area sports-- golden state warriors secure a playoff spot and then beat the los angeles lakers at oracle last night 108-105. >>darya:the warriors sealed their postseason berth during a timeout late in the second quarter when they found out oklahoma city lost to dallas. >>darya:the video boards above halfcourt displayed "clinched," and fans inside the sold-out arena gave the home team a standing ovation. >>darya:it's the first time the franchise has made the playoffs
in three consecutive seasons since 1975-77. >>darya:splash brothers klay thompson scored 26 points and stephen curry had 19 points and nine assists. >>mark:still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. >>mark:a woman caught smoking during her flight. >>mark:then tries to blame it on someone else. we'll show you the video. >>mark:and we'll tell you how coca-cola is advertising so consumers believe their soda is **healthy.
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>>darya:a woman was arrested over the weekend for smoking on an airplane. >>darya:you can see it in this video. >>darya:it happened on a flight from nicaragua to miami. >>darya:the woman decided to take a smoke break inside the plane. and when she was caught she blamed the person sitting next to her. >>darya:passengers say the woman was told police would be waiting for her when she landed.
>>darya:she then went on a tirade for two hours. >>darya:the woman has been identified as karen halnan, a professor at penn state university. >>mark:is drinking coca cola healthy? >>mark:coke is trying a new way of advertising. by using fitness and nutrition experts. >>mark:they are paying people to write about coke's health benefits. appearing on nutrition blogs and other heath sites. >>mark:the experts are promoting a mini can of coke. which is better for you than a two liter bottle. >>mark:this comes as coke and other soda companies are targeted as one of the reasons there's a global obesity problem. >>mark:coke responded by saying in part. >>mark:"every big brand works with bloggers or has paid talent.". >>darya: of order of the 20 is better than the 420. >>darya:up next on the kron 4 morning news. >>darya:california could soon see even tougher water laws.
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watching that at this point will be turning into anything as of yet here is the club the outside the bay bridge approached him at the east bay hills visibility realize there are some clouds overhead but they're not low enough to obstruct the view things a looking pretty good as you make your way out the door this morning. during the morning hours about 7:00 will see that exactly what we're seeing red not affect temperatures in the mid fifties in the area wide. >>james: will get a breeze blowing amazing impact on the coast of the cut in some of the allocations to to the relentless afternoon to to buy the new our lord to mid-60s and about 3:00 today a judge is a 5:00 p.m. tonight the drive home we're looking in temperatures in the upper 60s and low seventies every mile they allow the bay today our highest right on par with will be saw yesterday. >>james: here's a quick with the rest of the to or read not mild
with a lot of mid-50s bay area why i'll be back in 15 minutes to break down the south before cast and the still have the rest of the bay area weather along to storm track 47 bay from the bay if stand out look. >>george: conditions change and the vapors and of course is always right at the 5:00 hour will start the 5:00 hour with no traffic backed up and then very quickly is start to build here to be less have not yet been activated but like it will be in the next 10 minutes. the drive times have gone down to the government is already starting to creep upward and 92 for the seven the sale bridge at in the to of the east bay headed toward in the peninsula ally ride is at 11 minutes every trip to from marin county here is a look at the golden gate bridge ride and is still very light both look out and saw the bombs and cruise have finished with the lines configuration changes and is now four lines in thailand of the span for the
south are more committed. >>darya:and update to breaking news we covered for you on the kron 4 morning news yesterday. >>darya:the caldecott tunnel is now reopened. >>darya:crews shut it down again overnight after the car fire inside an eastbound bore snarled the morning commute. kron 4's jackie sissel is live >>jackie sissel: i am on highway 24 right before you get to that caldecott tunnel because of the fired you concede traffic is moving into the tunnel as we speak to his villa from yesterday morning when the fire broke out in the 630 our during the morning commute to cars collided into each other causing a fire this is actually video from the the camp from the oakland fire apartment dozens of cars and people were evacuated and to them about an hour to get
everything under control eventually the tunnel shut down 630 to about 1115 yesterday morning because they're able to open the for the commuter traffic and the evening will that in the closing get again last night to do more repairs and that we actually drove through a tunnel to about half an hour ago to take a look at what the saw looked like inside right now there's no visible difference as his lack of the tunnel did actually see on notice as you are driving through the tunnel everything looks good. >>jackie sissel: i talked one counter worker they say some mesencephalon the amount that will to get in there mr. everything was up structurally find. the good news is is backed open this morning for several moments yesterday we all send
videos mobley out of people standing the good news is the tunnel is back open and hopefully there will be no issues for the morning commute. >>mark:happening today. >>mark:the state water resources control board will vote on whether to renew and expand its limits on water use amid the drought. >>mark:the proposal would mean californians can't water their lawns more than twice a week, and restaurants can't serve water unless a customer asks. >>mark:the board already barred californians from washing down driveways or cleaning cars with hoses that don't have shut-off nozzles. >>mark:the regulations also call for local water departments to report on how they're enforcing rules. >>mark:former 49er ray mcdonald is on the offensive. suing the woman accusing him of rape. mcdonald's attorney filed a defamation lawsuit yesterday. >>mark:police say the woman, who we are not naming, says she blacked out after drinking at mcdonald's home back in december. >>mark:mcdonald's lawyers say surveillance video will prove
the sex was consensual. >>mark:the 49ers cut mcdonald shortly after the woman's allegations surfaced. >>mark:mcdonald says that's preventing him from playing in the n-f-l. the d-a's office has yet to file charges against mcdonald, but a decision is expected soon. >>darya:new this morning. >>darya:prosecutors will soon announce whether they'll seek the death penalty for two men charged in the death of a bank robbery hostage in stockton. >>darya:the district attorney says he'll reveal the agency's decision on the death penalty for jaime ramos. seen in court here. and co-defendant, pablo ruvalcaba, on may fourth. >>darya:ramos was the only survivor of the three suspected bank robbers. >>darya:ruvalcaba is accused of driving the men to the bank. >>darya:police say the men robbed the bank of the west branch on july 16th. taking two bank employees and a customer hostage. >>darya:a group of eight people were held at gunpoint and robbed by >>darya:another group near san francisco's aquatic park last friday night.
>>darya:it happened at about 9:45 p.m. at the cove in san francisco maritime national historical park. >>darya:about two blocks from fisherman's wharf. >>darya:eight suspects described as males between 18 and 20 years old, approached the victims, described as six men and two women also in their late teens and early 20s. >>darya:the suspects brandished multiple handguns while demanding the victims' property. >>darya:the suspects took wallets, purse, cellphones, cash and credit cards. >>darya:none of the 8 suspects have been arrested. >>mark:making national headlines this morning. >>mark:the lawyer representing the man accused of firing shots at two police officers and injuring them in ferguson, missouri last week. says his client was subjected to excessive force during his arrest. >>mark:the attorney says jeffrey williams had bruises on his back, shoulders, and face. as well as as knot on his head. >>mark:a spokesman for saint louis county police says the allegations are quote "completely false." >>darya:happening today.
>>darya:virgin america is flying chihuahua pups in need from san francisco to new york to be put up for adoption. >>darya:officials say the overpopulation of chihuahuas in california has forced west coast animal shelters to ask the east coast for help. >>darya:this is the sixth time the airline has partnered with san francisco animal care and control and the a-s-p-c-a to fly the dogs to new york. >>darya:their first operation was in 20-10. >>darya:officials say the overpopulation issue has only escalated since then. >>mark:coming up on the kron 4 morning news. >>mark:facebook is getting specific about what's allowed on the social network. >>mark:we'll explain their new community standards. >>mark:and ahead at six. >>mark:take a look at this video. >>mark:a propane tank explosion caught on camera. we'll tell you what happened.
>>george: for your is bay ride from antioch to concord and the 20 minutes this morning and just a 16 minute trip to the san ramon valley and he starred for 680 southbound and even interstate 580 west palm is a good ride and two to seven minutes from the optima past to the dublin and to change get trapped in a tie with the kron 4 mobile application is a free download the work for either apple and android devices and we cannot what kron 4 is a great way to stay up-to-date with news
weather and traffic. >>mark:the search for victims of december's air asia crash is winding down. >>mark:indonesia says today is the last day that it will have search teams looking for more bodies and wreckage. >>mark:families of the many victims who still haven't been found, plan to meet with airasia officials. >>mark:and they're expected to ask the airline to continue the search using its own funds. >>mark:all 162 people onboard the plane were killed when it crashed into the java sea. >>james: them will go way up pretty nice afternoon today will have full details coming up in just a moment.
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dead for at least a month. >>mark:a 66 year old man also found in the apartment appears to have been dead for a week. >>darya:city officials, civil rights groups, and the police officer's union are all expressing outrage over a series of racist & homophobic texts allegedly exchanged between four san francisco police officers. >>darya:chief greg suhr expects the investigation to be complete within 30 days. and will recommend termination of any officer found to have showed bias. >>darya:district attorney george gascon will also review every prosecution over the past 10 years that involved the officers in question. >>mark:and another blow for the 49ers. >>mark:the man tapped to replace the now retired patrick willis. has announced his own retirement. >>mark:second year line backer chris borland says his concerns about his long-term health were just too much for him to continue playing football. >>mark:borland said he made his decision after consulting with family members concussion researchers, friends and current and former teammates. >>gabe slate:-->>reporter: the
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francisco dons to be ride around 67 of his pretty much of the was almost like the to the forecast the prettiest today hears the storm track 47 which is a standout look more clear and temperatures by thursday most and son temperatures and most '80s and will back off a zeroth of the week there is a chance we could get a slice recall for north bay leaf tied and i into saturday you may get some rain very wide this system a lot of time to time of the track listing of the camilla's of developing this morning. >>george: we're starting to see
things back up now crossed all the lines for the westbound 80 ride where our resource was grand avenue that drive times is now 15 to 18 minutes of the maze you're ride to the san mateo bridge and highway 92 still of recommit on the way we're not yet to get any delays on either side of the span the golden gate bridge ride 101 looks great northbound and southbound like traffic flow down from the presidio parkway and headed toward the waldegrave the trip into miranda richardson bridge weak the we stand a few more cars here recall the letter to the west about ride and is it is clear on 580 headed west through richmond 880 soph line from to 38 the dow to 237 and easy to try this morning just 19 minutes for your trip so no delays and for you're ride through the south bay there's still looking at most agree on the road with
sensors there was a minor accident on 101 or down at 880 interchange is a little sluggish to stick to a 80 but that is the extent of it. >>mark: and so car revenge forms from pull such images from another person without permission is not allowed on facebook. is another tricky topic for facebook the company says the attack on race and the city or to the religious and sexual orientation and gender are serious. >>mark: clarify his rose tear and hopes of the plant will precisely why some post the profile stay up all others are taken down. >>darya: law for some agencies are out the bay area are reminding you to stay off the
rolls if you're going to be drinking. today is one of the deli is days of year because of the drug drive it on st. patrick's day. >>darya: they're boosting the did you like a stroll across the bay area for this holiday they today to the un checkpoint is dedicated to a family who lost a loved one in a drug-related accidents last year. if your plan to celebrate you can get a free cab ride home in san francisco are the safe and sober free cab ride program to test the free ride for a 10:00 tonight to four in the morning tomorrow there is a $35 cap on the fair so that you get for free if you're ride cost more that you have to pay the difference the cab rides are available to people try to drive home the and the get picked up at a bar or restaurant that when you commit your car. >>mark: the special baseball by the bay is a started at 9.
>>darya: apartments made at of all shipping containers are heading to thinness arizona architects wexler james campbell with the idea the goal is to utilize all chipping the time to provide a place to live close to downtown phoenix at a low-cost apartment measure and 740 square feet across six and you compete in the apartments rent for 950 with a thousand bucks a month there's a waiting list hundred and 33 people would like to get into one of these might or flats. >>mark: the south bay city is on
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after an hour yesterday morning. >>mark:this morning on the kron 4 morning news. investigators looking into a suspicious death in napa after two people were found dead in an apartment. >>james:and a gradual warmup this week-- we'll have you tuesday morning weather forecast coming up. >>george: i ask the question who bothered to traffic guys at yesterday's can you back to where all two of much better start where not to any hot spots. >>james: spring comes