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>> grant:now at eight. every so often it was whoa what the hell whoa what the hell. >> grant:a survivor describes the scary moments before this in the south bay & & >> grant:tonight new details on the driver's state of mind. >>whoosh >> grant:health officials in florida report the first cases of a disease that can cause catastrophic birth defects, what you need to know about the zika virus, >>whoosh >> grant:donald trump picks up a crucial endosement from a tea party icon. >>he's going rogue left and right and that's why he's doing so well. >>whoosh
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>> grant:state law says you can't turn on your wipers without doing something else at the same time. >> grant:if you don't know what it is. you could be in tonight's edition of people behaving badly. >> grant:coming up. in a full hour of your choice for prime time news. >> pam:now at 8. >> pam:a h orrific bus crash kills two people on a south bay highway. and injures more than one dozen. >> pam:passengers "screaming and yelling". as the driver of a greyhound bus started weaving and slammed into the median on highway- 101. >> pam:good evening i'm pam moore. >> pam:the deadly crash happened around six- this morning. >> pam:tonight, we know the driver admitted to feeling tired before the crash >> pam:tonight kron-4's justine waldman tells us about bus drivers feel tired. >> pam:and grant lodes has the emotional interview one of the victim's sons. >> pam:and first, charles clifford joins us live from the site of the crash. >> pam:charles. the bus was taken away just a few hours ago
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>> reporter:according to the california highway patrol, just after 6:30 tuesday morning, this greyhound bus was travelling northbound on highway 101 in san jose when for unknown reasons it struck several orange safety barrels, landed on a concrete median barrier between 101 and the highway 85 exit ramp. >> reporter:in all there were 20 passengers and the driver on in the accident, and 9 people were injured driver. passengers on the bus describe a terrifying >>i was on the side that hit. then i was on the other side. >>well, i was asleep and i woke up to the crash and i heard people screaming. they we were sliding for what felt like forever. >> reporter: that prior to the accident the bus was swerving and that the driver was acting strangely. >>every once in awhile it just would jerk. whoa what the ago the bus stopped and the driver stepped off the bus. flat tire or something. idon't know. >> reporter:the exact cause of the crash is still under investigation but the highway patrol was able to speak with the driver who apparently said he was tired. >> reporter:he remember striking the median barrier and then the the bus was at rest on it's side.
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>> reporter:he said he was fatigued at the time of the accident but that he had not fallen asleep. >> pam: day for three sons.and a daughter.who tonight are without a mom. >> pam:--it has been an emotional day for three sons today. >> pam:grant lodes joins us with saying about this sudden loss. >> it is painful,hurtful. i wanted her to experience
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what i experienced and explore. i do not have any hate towards the driver. it was an accident. >> grant: she lived for her family and loved to cook. she also leaves behind a daughter in th e to obtain a serious--and the
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philippines. >> pam:new tonight at 8. >> pam:we know the bus driver in the crash admitted to the c-h-p he "felt fatigued." >> pam:so what are the rules for the drivers for these big buses we all share the roads with? >> pam:kron 4's justine waldman join us live from the transbay bus terminal in san francisco. with this answer. - >> it was letting us know for everyone to relax and have a nice trip rick do not worry about it and that's all the chicken coop. --and that is all that you can't do. >> if a driver phil sleep the or not able to operate the must safely. for any reason, the driver is supposed to call for another driver to comment and drive the schedule. -- driver is
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suppose to call for another driver to drive the schedule >> it would not stop me from writing. i had a safe trip. at bank automated out of there safely. when--i think god i made it out of there safely. well >> reporter: of course, greyhound says they have an ongoing investigation creek live, justine waldman
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>> pam: thank you justine. >> pam: we told you about the with a push alert on our mobile app. >> pam: kron-4 was first on the scene of the deadly crash. >> pam: indeedstay connected on breaking news by downloading our app. where you can also watch live newscasts. >> pam: a person is dead after being struck and killed by a train at the north berkeley bart station... earlier today. >> pam: the incident was reported around one- this afternoon... prompting crews to shutdown the station and investigate. would >> pam: according to a bart spokesperson... the train was leaving the station heading towards richmond. >> pam: an hour later... crews discovered a body. the station reopened around 3:30-p-m. >> pam: the incident remains under investigation. >> pam: up to six bart passengers need medical attention after riding slow- moving bart trains...during this morning's commute. >> pam: the incidents happened at with the macarthur and embarcadero stations.
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>> pam: and whattrains moved slower due to what bart says... the reasons when it's wet outside. officials believe one reason >> pam: when for the sicknesses could be due to passengers running up the stairs...right before entering crowded bart cars. >> pam: andbart officials say updated bart cars are expected to go online later this year. >> catherine: a good break in the rainfall. giving the bay area a chance to dry out. another storm is due before the week is out. >> pam: brittany shipp has details. were >> brittany: clouds could decrease your visibility as you are driving to margaret so be careful. >> brittany: we are tracking
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the windy conditions. satellite research shows us that six to 10 in. of fresh snow is in the sierra. the next system is being tracked and expected to get cured overnight on thursday. how much rain? i will have more details of my 7 day forecast. pam? wolf >> pam: fremont police are investigating a shooting that seriously injured a woman this morning. and prompted a brief lockdown of two nearby schools. >> pam: whatofficers responded around 9:00- in the morning, to a report of a shooting inside a home in the 4400 -block of inyo court. >> pam: wasthey arrived to find a woman suffering a gunshot wound. police say, she was taken to >> pam: with the hospital with injuries that are considered life - threatening.
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the male suspect. remains at >> pam: and we large. >> pam: willnearby brier elementary school and the adjacent glankler early learning center. were both locked down for about 40- minutes were this morning as a precaution. return to index >> pam: union city police officers allegedly charged at them officers responded around 10:20- at night. to a 9-1-1 call from someone in the 3800- block of amy place. who reported a stranger in her backyard. pounding on her bedroom window. >> pam: dwighttwo officers responded and located a man with a "claw- style" garden tool. in the backyard of the home. >> pam: boisthe officers ordered the suspect several times to drop the tool. but instead, he charged at them. prompting both officers to police are investigating. >> pam: which >> pam: traffic came to a grinding halt on the bay bridge yesterday, when protesters drove onto the bridge and stopped--- blocking traffic.
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>> pam: we will be back!
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>> pam: superable 50 is about to touch down and the bay area and with that, at its major traffic congestion. what we >>nats honking
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>> reporter:the streets in downtown crowded and congested with cars. >>sot it is going to be awful it is already a headache here >>now many busy streets will be closed. >> reporter:super bowl festivities will take over causing a clash. between commuters and an influx in football fans. >>"with one million people coming into the city there will be congestion. so what we are trying to tell people not to bring their cars into the city but to take transit, ride a bike or walk if you can." >> reporter:all of the closures will start january 23 and go until february 12th. >> reporter:that gives time for set-up and take down of all the staging equipment. >> reporter:at super bowl city in front of the ferry building, the following streets will be * closed* to motor vehicles and bicycle traffic: >> reporter:-the embarcadero southbound, from washington street to the ferry plaza. >> reporter:-market street east of beale/davis streets >> reporter:-steuart street from market to the ferry plaza.
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>> reporter:even muni buses and trolley's will be re- routed. >> reporter:at the moscone center home of the nfl experience. >> reporter:no cars will be allowed on howard street from 3rd to 4th street, as well as some lanes between 4th and 5th streets. >> reporter:the gridlock with come with some guidance. >>sot working with the sf police department and our own parking control officers to direct people around the city letting them know where the detours are doing everything we can trhough signage and embassadors to let people know where the detours are >> reporter:this map shows us. what to avoid by the ferry building that is highlighted in yellow. >> reporter:red is where the events will be taking place. >> reporter:the detour routes are in grey. >> reporter:with part of embarcadero southbound closed to get to the bay bridge detours will take drivers down washington to battery to first. >>sot my goal is to not come to the city if i can avoid it.
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>> pam: traffic came to a grinding halt on the bay bridge yesterday, up when protesters drove onto the bridge and stopped, blocking traffic. and grant is back with the latest. >> grant: pam, that protest caused major delays and a major frustration for drivers caught up and the traffic. the demonstration was over recent police shootings of on armed black men, among other issues. >> grant: it turns up the c h p had word that there might be at protest on the bay bridge monday and brought on more officers as
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a result. those extra patrols did not de terre protesters from driving on the bridge. stopping at, and then chained themselves together. but the chp says the additional officers did allow them to respond to the scene within fifth--within five minutes, getting three lanes of traffic open within a half hour. and all lanes open within one hour. >> pam: a bronze statue that was stolen earlier this month from the u.c. berkeley crew been recovered in san leandrobut it is badly damaged. kron four's jeff bush is live in san leandro tonight with the details in the case.
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>> reporter:last saturday night, san leandro police found the remains of the statue in back of this truck which was parked near the home of a man who is on searchable probationno warrant required. officers went to the man's home and started looking around. >>lt robert mcmanus it was missing its head and feet to the statute. it was missing it's feet. inside and in the back yard they found a three foot by three foot hole that had been dug in the back yard and in the base of the hole were the head and the feet to the statue. >> reporter:police arrested 46 year old dean gamaza and charged him with posession of stolen property and violation of his probationpolice say it appears the statue was cut up with power tools in an attempt to sell the bronze for scrapbut that turned out to be no small task. it is a life sized sculputure of rowing coach carol "ky" ebright who coached the team from the 20's to the 50's. >>mcmanus that statue weighs 300
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pounds and it's pretty much solid bronzemy thinking is one person who participated in moving that statuewhat happened after that, i don't really know. we did recover several power tools in the house. the statue itself was mutilated where they tried to cut it up into smaller pieces either to lighten the weight or to try to disguize what it was because it was so distinguishableand they were hoping not to get caught with it. >> reporter:police are returned the statue to u.c. berkeley this afternoon. it is unclear if it can be repaired. >> reporter:i'm jeff bush, live in san leandro, kron four news. >> pam: the fog will be rolling in over the bay area tonight. but no rainfall. >> pam: brittany has our weather update. bernie?-- brittany?
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>> reporter: you will notice that the cloud will linger into wednesday and increase derrick and to thursday. and then the rain showers will move and, after midnight or possibly a little bit sooner occurred we will watch the model. >> brittany: an inch and have in santa rosa and close to an inch in redwood city. and san mateo just over an inch as well. here is it looks like on the radar what picking up a few more inches of snow in the c. everett and we will continue to track this next system that will bring us even more rain showers and possibility of more snowflakes. as we push into the end of the work week creek by the time the end of the week will run we will see more systems coming in closer to saturday morning with rainshowers. >> brittany: thursday night,
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that is one that next chance of showers will move enter it and when the conditions on friday and saturday. -- windy conditions >> pam: new ahead at 8. >> pam: an urgent warning for pregnant women as cases of a dangerous virus appear in the u-s. >> pam: plus. >>tired of running out of data on your phone plan? the carrier that will start offering "free-bee" data. >> gary: sports is next later in this broadcast!
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>> pam:for the first time. isis terrorists are admitting, the man known as "jihadi john" is dead. >> pam:he was the english- speaking voice of the group. in many of its horrific propaganda videos. >> pam:some of them showed him beheading i-s-i-s hostages. >> pam:u-s officials said two months ago, they were
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reasonably certain he was killed in a drone strike in syria. >> pam:but i-s-i-s was silent. until it published his obituary in its magazine. it included an image of jihadi john unmasked. his real name was mohammed emwazi. >> pam:he said he was born in kuwait, and it's believed he moved to london as a child. >> pam:still ahead at 8. a city in crisis.their water poisoned.all in order to save money. >> pam:what the governor told the people today. >> pam:and next. >> pam:taking the figure skating world by storm. we meet the local champion skating past the competition.to win gold on the national level.
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my name is griselda zendejas. i love working in the salinas area because i always wanted to do something where i could help people around me. so being a construction supervisor for pg&e gives me the opportunity to give a little bit back to my community. i have three boys. they're what keep me going every day. our friends, families live in the area. and it is important for all of us that we keep our community safe. together, we're building a better california. >> pam:in tonight's my kron -4 story. >> pam:she is taking the figure -skating world by storm.
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>> pam:winning gold in the u-s national championship. and she is only ten -years old. >> pam:kron-4's jeff pierce spoke with alyssa liu..about her plans for the future. return to index of stories... ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------ (jpi) mk4: ice skating winner-sot >> reporter: quite a competition it was. >> only 12 skaters to the whole u.s. in her division make it. to the national spirit and she placed first in the hall you asked it-- and, she placed first in th ewhole u.s. >> i could not believe it. >> reporter: been a
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national talent is just not talent for it. you had >> the train hours a day. >> reporter: >> your this interview i will go ahead and skate. i am sure people will say hi to me. >> (laughter) >> reporter: remember the name. i guess we will be hearing it again. >> pam: this story was first brought to our attention by a viewer. >> pam: if you have a story you would like us to look into or feature. visit kron-4 dot com. >> pam: >> pam: and submit your idea under the my kron-4 story section.
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>> pam: we will be back! we need to be ready for whatever weather may come our way. my name's scott strenfel and i'm a meteorologist at pg&e. we make sure that our crews as well as our customers are prepared to how weather may impact their energy. so every single day we're monitoring the weather, and when storm events arise our forecast get crews out ahead of the storm to minimize any outages. during storm season we want our customers to be ready and stay safe. learn how you can be prepared at pge.com/beprepared. together, we're building a better california.
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(male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: our top story tonight. the deadly bus crash. grant is back and he explains what happened spirit and how one young men and separate cisco is grieving the death of his mother tonight. >> grant: 58 year old from victorville, the driver. he was driving the bus when it crashed just after 630 this morning near 1 01 and highway 85. to them were killed and 70 other passengers were injured when the bus hit a medium near
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the c h p. >> grant: moving to san francisco just a few months ago to live with one of her three sons. she is from the philippines creek she was visiting her other two sons when the bus crashed. she also leaves behind a daughter. >> pam:there is a frightening virus with no vaccine and no medicine to treat it. >> pam:and its most devastating effects. are on the tiniest, most helpless. babies. the c-d-c is recommending that some pregnant women should get screened for the zika virus - if they have travelled to affected areas abroad. >> pam:kron 4's vicki liviakis reports on why so many pregnant women are concerned.
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>> reporter:san ramon fertility specialist - dr. amy eyvazzadeh says her pregnant patients now have a new worry - the zika virus. >> reporter:it is the virus - spread by mosquitoes - that affects the unborn. the zika virus is spreading in parts of latin america and the caribbean, as well as puerto rico. >> reporter:it causes babies to be born with underdeveloped small heads and brains. >> reporter:health officials say an infant in hawaii was born with the zika virus. >> if you are pregnant it is a good idea to stay away from those areas--the tech areas. and talk to your doctor to find out what is
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the latest regulations are when traveling. >> avoid travelling to these areas if all possible. >> pam: there are rules when driving in the rain grid the most important is not to crash and the other is to slow down the other is a state law. and stanley will explain that state law. (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. >> stanley: one thing to make it safe for pedestrians and drivers their people that say they do not understand that they're not
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they are suppose to turn on their brights creek just turned the knob or click this which permit when it is as old g g y or running must turn on your head like spirit--head lights during snow or fog >> stanley: sometimes you will see people driving in the rain drilling 80 with no lights. -- driving in the rain without lights >> stanley: is a pretty good chance that you will get a ticket if an officer has to get out and talk to you
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about not having it on your light during the rain or app ogee. -- or fog >> stanley: remembered may get a had bid to turn on your head like during the rain, snow or as old jeep. -- or fog >> brittany: tomorrow, you are safe if should be an easy drive. the only thing you should watch is zero g. --fog >> pam: >> pam: >> pam: >> pam: >> pam: >> brittany: this gives what to look like overnight. is either relinquishing the
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throat or you can see where the snow has moved into our region. a closer look at the next system that we are tracking it will not get here until thursday. even your thirst a drive to and from work will be fine. but after midnight, we will start picking up rainshowers. >> brittany: windy conditions are expected once again at least 30 mi. per hour. as we get into friday morning, that is when the intensity will pick up and breaking rain showers all went through saturday morning. futurecast shows when we go into wednesday, we will see bricks of sunshine during the afternoon. however, clouds will increase and by midnight near santa rosa, we will see some light rain gear. --there
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>> brittany: 64 degrees in fremont. with a 7 day forecast showing a quiet day tomorrow creek but by thursday, an increase in cloud with a new system and friday and wednesday and saturday chance of showers with a sunday drive out creek but in to next week we are tracking another chance for rain showers. >> pam: had a famous actor that rush to a man and a burning car. >> pam: how you can get in on the extra gigs?
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>>alaska "no more pussyfooting around! >>you ready for a commander in chief who will let our warriors job and go kick isis ass. >> pam:former alaska governor sarah palin delivering a trademark speech, endorsing donald trump in ames iowa tonight. >> pam:trump is locked in a tight contest with texas senator to go before the iowa caucuses. >> pam:palin's backing could help trump win the conservative voters who traditionally dominate t here. >> pam:ig: some emails on clinton's server were beyond top secret >> pam:washington - a top inspector general says some of the of state hillary clinton had sensitive than top secret. >> pam:the inspector general for intelligence agencies, charles mccullough, sent a letter to lawmakers last emails have been found. they
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include ones containing which have a classification higher than top secret. >> pam:the finding was first reported tuesday by fox news. >> pam:federal investigators are probing the democratic email setup amid concerns that classified information may have passed through the system. clinton provided the server to the fbi in august. >> pam:clinton has said that she didn't send or receive classified at the time via her personal email account. >> catherine: will be
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>> gary: those assisting coaches. i tell you as a head coach they will pick you up but they will give you money. the assistant coaches it is different. they bounce the round. the money difference is bare. --
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there >> gary: it is a rough, rough record if you make it to become head coach. that is great. however, assistant football coach. they just treat you like cattle. >> gary:tomsula went away with around 13 to $14 million when he was let go. there is a difference. >> gary: earlier in the week, harbaugh climbed a tree, grant to impress another four-star recruit cured it was an attempt of
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the decline. but he says tape we want to so that this is what we will do. --he says, we want you so bad. this is what we will do. >> gary: bottom line is to recruit that high school talent. >> grant: did he do something and the south because it was so hot he took his shirt off something like pigs and slot? >> gary: yes, he did. ziin s lop.
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>> gary: the great serena williams at the australian open six, 16, two. she advances will acquit. no doubt. --6-1, 6-2. >> gary: when you turn on the tv set, it is fun to watch someone that you may have heard of. eliminated today by the great fernanda oak ridge and five. pete rose, has put a-this has been put in the hall of fame. . they may bend the from the tv hall of fame but i am going to be in the kron4 hall of fame. one way or the other pretty ticket anyway you want. --one way
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or another... you take it any way you want. >> pam: (laughter)
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[♪] ♪ take the time ♪ in your life ♪ just before ♪ it passes by
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♪ then you'll know ♪ to keep it slow ♪ so here we go [♪] ♪ here we go >> pam: would you probably know about told free phone calls them. now verizon is using this concept for data. >> grant: verizon announced a new free the data service to say it will allow third- party companies to pick up the tab for your data usage when you download content from their applications, web sites and services. there is an-test verizon believes
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this service gives companies a powerful way to market to mobile devices while saving customer data charges. it will try out the next service or--it will try out the service next week using companies like hearst magazines, game day and verizon owned 80 tel. --aol >> pam: have a nice evening everyone and think you for being with us tonight!
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