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>> grant:now at eight. new concerns about flooding as another el nino fueld storm bears down on the bay area, >>whoosh >> grant: phone images of a gun=toting killer boardign a bart train. tonight we have new surveilance video of the suspect, >>whoosh >> grant:a hateful racist message at district. tonight police have a suspect in custody >> >>whoosh >> grant:and a former
russian orphan makes a shocking allegation american parents. >>he invited me into the bedroom and i knew something was wrong. >> grant:the sad story of a man who says he was a child sex slave in a full hour of your choice for prime time news. (male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam:break out the rain gear. >> pam:a series of el nino fueled storms are set to pound the bay area in a matter of hours. satellite radar showing a plume of moisture headed our way. >> pam: >> pam:heavy rain, gusty winds, flooding, and mudslides. that's what we can expect for this next weather pattern. >> pam:some places could get a foot of rain. let's get right to the forecast. meterologist brittney shipp is tracking the storms. when can we expect the first round? >> brittany: as we go into
the morning and a lot of the landfall is widespread. this will continue moving through as we go drop the late morning hours and into your lunch break derrick you would definitely need your honor or less. we expect to receive another round of wet weather close to 4:00. the two systems that we are tracking from sunday--from thursday through sunday. the concern is mud slide, heavy rainfall is expected to read like i mentioned. up to 5 in. of rainfall. we expect wind gusts up to 45 mi. per hour. all of these areas and the grain is under that flash flood watch. i'll have more within 50 minutes! pam?
>> pam:petaluma fire officials are warning residents to be ready for the upcoming storm. >> pam:new tonight at 8 >> pam:kron four's jeff bush talked to fire officials who say, they will be monitoring the creeks and rivers. and will be ready for rescue operations if necessary. >> reporter:petaluma fire officials say this is one of the worst parts of town for flooding. we are at the north end of petaluma at stony creek road and petaluma boulevard. fire officials say the creek is prone to flooding and drivers have to be rescued here every time there is a major storm that has a lot of rainfall. >> reporter:let's take some video from 2014 and you can see this area covered with standing water that has no other place to go. fire officials say they are monitoring the creek levels and encourage those who live in the low lying areas to be ready with either sand bags or, in extreem casesbe ready to head for higher ground if the flood waters rise too high. >> reporter: offbattallion chief jeff holden >> typically motorist tried
to drive through the water they do not know how deep it is accurate it is hard to tell how deep it is accurate and especially at night. we have mobile homes and low- lying areas. we try to coordinate with that, to get people out ahead of time. >> reporter:typically, motorists tryingthis area has already received a lot of rain in the past weekcreeks have water and the ground is saturated all readyso, the fire department will be keeping a close eye on the north end of town. >> reporter:if you want to keep tabs on the petaluma river and creeks go to kron four dot comwe'll have a link for you there. >> reporter:i'm jeff bush in petaluma, kron four news. >> pam:the city of san francicso is taking steps to prevent buildings from flooding during the next round of rain. >> pam:it will roll out removable barriers along two- blocks. near 17th and folsom. this is video of the barriers last saturday.
>> pam:the 400- foot- long water -tight plastic barriers. are filled with water to stabilize them, and can be deployed quickly when heavy rain and flooding is predicted. >> pam:the city currently provides sandbags, and encourages property owners to get flood insurance. crews are already working on cleaning out clogged catch basins >> pam:and increasing staff during storms. >> pam:sonoma county is expected to get pounded during this next round of rain. in fact, as kron 4's charles clifford explains. water managers have actually been dumping water out of several reservoirs this week. in order to make room for the incoming deluge. >> pam:it's a story that's new at 8. >> pam:in sonoma county ,charles clifford kron 4 news. >> reporter: they have not seen this much water and the rest of for until or the water level was quite a few inches lower. try to see
what four years of drought has done till late sonoma. you concede last fall the water level was quite full. you concede that has risen and dozens of feet and now back up at the top. lick sonoma searched several different purposes. is the drinking water for several thousand people. all of the reservoir water is used for flood control creek is so much water now, that the engineers have been dumping water out this week in preparation for the heavy storm that is expected to move is starting on thursday lasting to the weekend. >> reporter: the army engineering stand they are dumping water starting two days ago. in sonoma county charles clifford, kron 4 news. if >> pam:the demolition of a
pacifica apartment complex that was supposed to be brought down thursday... is now being rescheduled due to weather. >> pam:the city of pacifica is planning to knock down the building this friday. but even that date is tentative. and it all is due to what the weather is like on the scheduled day. >> pam:the building at 320 esplanade sits on the edge of the cliff. it was recently red- tagged... because city officials believe it could submerge from the erosion near the coast. >> pam:for up-to-the minute weather alerts and forecasts in your neighborhood. download the kron 4 mobile app. >> pam:it's your number one source for news and weather in the bay area. >> pam:in the east bay. >> pam:an arrest made today in connection with some racially- offensive graffiti discovered earlier this week, at the san leandro unified school district's administrative offices. >> pam:tonight, kron four's philippe djegal is live outside police headquarters. where the suspect is being
questioned by detectives. >> pam:philippe. >> reporter:pam. >> reporter:lietenant robert mcmanus says the suspect is a 21-year-old caucasian man born and raised here in san leandro. >> reporter:he has no prior hate crime arrests or convictions. his motive unclear. >> "this is something that can really damage and affect a community, but in this case, we're not gonna let it happen here." >> reporter:the most offensive messages in this photo of the graffiti obtained by kron four blurred out. hate speech targeted towards african americans. the f-word, and the n-word spray-painted on the doors -- above the caption "white power." >>- "very, very troubled by this." >> reporter:san leandro police lieutenant robert mcmanus says the man believed to be behind the incident was stopped by detectives late wednesday afternoon, riding around on a bmx style bike recently spray-painted in the same colors used to tag this building. >> reporter:the 21-year-old caucasian was arrested on unrelated charges, including a probation violation. >> reporter:two and a half
days after the san leandro unified school district offices on juniper street monday morning. >>- "as the employee came through the main entrance doors of the building, he was shocked to see hate motivated graffit spray- painted in red and white on the doors to the employee entrance to this building." >> reporter:a park and elementary school are nearby. but no graffiti was found at those locations. >> reporter:mcmanus says this case was immediately made a top priority. detectives were pulled off of other investigations to help out. >> reporter:and, he says he grateful an arrest was made so quickly. >> "this is not something that san leandro, one of the most diverse communities in the united states accepts." >> reporter:mcmanus says the suspect was not offered bail tonight because of the probation violation. it's possible he will eventually be charged with vandalism and a hate crime. >> reporter:live in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news.
>> pam:don't mess with a mamma bear's cubs.or in this case.aom in the east bay.who caught a man snapping pictures of her daughter! >> pam:grant lodes is here with the story of a man who posed as a police officer. >> grant:they were all at a craft store in concord. the mom was with her two daughters when she noticed the guy snapping pics of one of her daughtrs. >> grant:police say she confronted him made the man show her the pictures.she then deleted them from his phone. >> grant:when she asked why. he was being all creepy. he said he was an undercover cop. >> grant:the mom got in touch with police. who said that guy.not a cop. >> grant: >> we always encourage people to call. and in that situation she did the right thing. she noticed something suspicious and did not know who this guy was and never seen them before she got the
license plate affirmation. and was able to give that to us and we were able to follow up what that. so she did absolutely the right thing. if you find something remotely suspicious always called to get our help. -- always call >> grant:police could not cite the man because he did not commite a crime and he is not a registered sex offender. they did forward the case to their sex crimes unit for further investigation. >> grant: a big thumbs up for doing what she did. >> pam: of loading groceries from his car in the driveway when a suspect jumped up from behind. he managed to escape into his house. without the not without getting injured.
>> i turned to my left and i saw this guy with a mask on with a baseball bat about three to 4 ft. away from me. he started yelling at me. " with a baseball bat. i tried to protect myself and he hit me once. iran towards the house. inside my garage. started to hit me towards mike here and a couple times here. >> pam: he has no enemies and believe that this may happen and attempted carjacking. police did canvass the area but did not find the alleged attacker. >> pam: ahead at 8 and the dean of the law school and uc-berkeley on indefinitely tonight. when he is accused
>> pam: big news on the campus of u-c berkeley. the dean of the law school is on an indefinite leave of absense. after his executive assistant sued him. over accusations of sexual harassment. >> pam: the school released a statement today saying, dean sujit choudhry. would remain a facutly member while an interim dean takes his place. in a lawsuit filed yesterday, the dean acknowledged kissing and repeatedly. but received only a temporary pay cut as punishment. following a campus investigation. >> pam: the investigation concluded that choudhry's behavior violated campus sexual harassment policies. >> pam: a 23-year old los gatos man has filed a civil lawsuit against his adoptivehe is accusing them of years of sexual abuse. when he was a child.
>> pam: and as kron 4's dan kerman explains. now his attorneys are seeking millions of dollars in damages. >> reporter:23 year old denis flynn was born in russia. after his mother died and a stay at an orphanage, at the age of 9 he was adopted by these two ralph and carolyn flynn who brought him to the u.s. and their home in los gatos. >>i was given a few months to enjoy my new life and after that he invited me into the bedroom and i know it was wrong but fear took over. >> reporter:a civil lawsuit filed by denis flynn alleges his adoptive parents brought him to the united state wit the "intent of making him their sexual slave >>i have never seen anything uglier, this is one step below murder >> reporter:attorney richard alexander has now filed a 44 count complaint against the flynns alleging they abused dennis for 9 year of his childhood. >>richard alexander/denis flynn's attorney when he was brought over at age 9 he became a sex slave for this adult male who worked him over hard and then when he was age 15 the female joined in, it's totally outrageous. >> reporter:denis flynn says he hopes coming forward will inspire other sex abuse victim
>>hopefully i inspire some inner courage to speak out because the healing process begins when you begin to tell your truth when you begin to tell your story >> reporter:the flynns are also facing criminal sexual abuse charges. ralph flynn remains behind barswith bail set at 2.5 million dollars. carolyn flynn is out on bail. >> reporter:no hearing date has been set on the civil suit, the flynns return to court on the criminal case on april 13. in san jose dan kerman, kron 4 news. weather from brittany shipp. >> brittany: 6 story we definitely want to mention especially, tomorrow and into friday is our store trecker for showing right now is a few scattered showers. near santa rosa and
the next couple of hours. the switching over to satellite radar, we are going to see and the next couple of days to a first system with the till and breaking scattered showers. but the pull of moisture will come into our region that will interact with the next two systems that we are tracking and that is where the heavier rain showers will come >> brittany: by tomorrow, the heaviest rainfall between 1:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m. and as we head into friday at possibility of a flash flood watch. lasting all the way into sunday with the heaviest rain showers on friday. once again, affecting your morning commute. as we go through we will see heavier showers moving into parts of santa
rosa, san rafael, at an napa doctorate we are dealing with widespread rain dripped lingering into the evening commute. we >> brittany: are still glenn to see pockets of heavy rain showers in san jose and it will continue into the afternoon hours. by 3:00 we will see a little bit of a break. --we are still going to see pockets of heavy rain. >> brittany: the north that expected anywhere from 3 to 4 in., the bay side to 20 in.. 2-1 in..
>> brittany: 62 degrees in sunnyvale and we will see similar conditions as we head into tamara with temperatures hovering all around the low sixties in san francisco and the peninsula. if you are closer to the east bay the mid-60s. pretty much average for us. a chance of rain showers will stick with us most of the next five days. we will now start to dry out until tuesday and wednesday of next week >> pam: new tonight at 8. >> gabe:the battle is heating up between apple and the f-b-i. some big players are piping in. with their oppinion about this controversy over smart phone encryption. coming up on kron 4 news explanation points
>> gabe: the former national agency contractor is still hiding out in russia but not keeping quiet. he did a video chat from moscow to a conference that was happening in washington d.c. but an advocacy group. called common cause. the audio was not that good so i will paraphrase. he says the fbi claimed that the bypass on the ipad phone is bogus. he believes the fbi is making all of this up as a power grab. at the same times noted it was the win this lunch was on capitol hill testified before a senate judiciary committee sent that they do not want a back door into apple devices. >> we are not asking them to break encryption or weaken encryption we want them to remove a password
blocker government can't attend access to december ladino cellphone. any thing that can help us with that will maintain with apple. . >> reporter: on conan o'brien, he gave his opinion. >> i side with apple right now. each time i threw away every bit of cold are written because i was so scared in sight. you do not want to let anything like that out creek >> gabe:gabe slate! >> pam: we will be back!
>> pam: contra costa county animal services services. had to care for 19 dogs.... which were found abused and in very poor condition inside a u-haul truck. >> pam: sheriff's deputies found the dogs in custody of two bay point transients last month.the two were arrested for animal cruelty. >> pam: the dogs were found living in their own filth in the back of the truck.
index of stories... >> pam:two of the dogs were euthanized. ten of them were adopted by a shelter in nevada. >> pam:the remaining seven have been treated by vets... and are now ready for adoption. of the hour. >> pam:a killer is still on the loose. following january's deadly shooting on a bart train. >> pam:we have new video of the man police say is responsible. and it's dine and dish time. >> pam:find out what vicki is cooking up in the east bay. return to index of
(male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: new video release today by bart. january's deadly shooting onboard a train. that suspect is still on the loose. >> pam:bart is hoping someone will identify him. so police can get him off the streets. kron 4's scott rates talked
to bart officials about the video today. >> reporter:the shooting happening over a month ago here at the west oakland station, now bart is pulling out all the stops in hopes they can find the killer new video shows a man walking around the west oakland bart station back in january. police believe this shooting and killing a man on a bart train. >> we need help identify him. >> reporter:it was back on january 9th when 19-year-old carlos romero was shot and killed. police say he was shot several times and a train stopped at the west oakland station police releasing still images of the believed suspect right after the shooting, by now by releasing this video they are hoping someone will recognize this guy >> video tells more about a suspect and a still pochard you can tell by his mannerisms and what he is
>> grant: this the of the bacteria is resistant to disinfected. several swaps on handrails and bart cars several months ago. it's not that they are not try have spent between 10 and $11 million a year cleaning the system creek according to a new chronicle investigation creek pam? >> pam: as commuter trains are up and running after a train with more than 200 people on board, the road monday night in the east bay. nobody was killed however nine people were injured. this video of the wreckage shows where the train landed. it all happened when a mudslide the real the commuter train near sexaul creek--near sunol.
>> the lady across the aisle from me was trapped parlays got trapped underneath the been she was sitting on. and she started screaming in pain. >> pam: worker said the trucks were not badly damaged by some concretize has to be replaced. everything was in order to reopen trade is more this morning. >> pam:britttney shipp is here. >> brittany: we have a few different systems that are starting to come through. you notice all the areas in green with a higher area 3
the bull's-eye would be towards the north baker at a san francisco is included in parts of the south bay as well last blood concern would mud slides with your local streams and creeks. -- flash flood concerns >> brittany: nummi breakdown with our future cast. most of the may charlottes will not begin until the morning hours. and then sent for cisco and parts of san mateo and napa the system will continue working its way down by 11:00 a.m.. and hayward record stretching out to livermore and fremont accurate you should see my shourd around your lunch break it had been rainshowers is expected to go until sunday it looks
like another system will move in interest and high 10's at 59. 64 degrees in redwood city and hayward i will have more details at the end of the show. >> pam:easter sunday is one of the biggest brunch days of the year. >> pam:if you have not already made plans - you are running out of time. tonight on dine and dish - vicki liviakis shows us one sophisticated brunch spot in pleasanton. that brings farm to the table cree. >> vicki:so where can you find global flavor with local goodness? that's sabio on main - in downtown pleasanton. from artisan cocktails and extensive wine list to locally sourced ingredients from nearby farms and ranches. >> vicki:chef francis hogan
is whipping up an easter sunday brunch. easter brunch is usually a whole day of their. p-- whole day affair >> vicki:there's a fresh hamachi tuna salad nicoise. a classic french dip roast beef with pink horseradish. >> vicki:and let's not forget the french toast with housemade marshmallows and fresh baked brioche. speaking of adult - here's a cocktail to nurse during brunch. >> one of our most popular brunch cocktails creek with pomegranate. >> vicki:not as in the dog - but the fruit. topped off with edible flowers and herbs. tempted? reservations are >> are making waves called year and the tried valley.
--tri valley >> vicki:in pleasanton vicki liviakis >> pam: up next. hillarly clinton and bernie sanders go toe to toe in the latest democratic presidential debate. >> pam: plus, 3 buildings.leveled following an explosion in seattle. >> pam: what officials think is the cause. and remember the so-called "hot felon" in stockton? >> pam: well he's out of the slammer.what he's planning
reagan presidential library in simi valley today. that is where the body of former first lady nancy reagan is right and repose tonight. more than a thousand people paid their respects to mrs. reagan who died sunday at age 94. shuttle buses are bringing more honest to the hilltop presidential library. >> pam: after two days of public and telling a private funeral will be held friday first lady michelle obama will be among those in attendance. >> pam: as bernie sanders and hillary clinton met for their fourth in 101 debate tonight. held the floor and broadcasts on univision so it was no surprise that immigration was the topic of the night. grant is here with one of the emotional high points. >> grant: a cane when this
won a guatemalans and remic immigrant told the democratic senate is that her husband had been deported three years ago and wanted to know whether her five children would ever see their father again spirit >> i do not believe there's any doubt that we should do more to lead stories like yours be heard so that the world will know what the human cost for these policies are creek >> grant: even after sanders upset wins yesterday in michigan, hillary has a big lead in the delegate count. sanders says he hopes to score more big stake victories next week in states like illinois and ohio that the chop is pulling away from cruise on the republican side. the big
story here is marco picking up no doubt it is analyzing what remaining momentum he had a right before florida's primary next week. it is the first winner takes all primary on the campaign. >> pam: a father and daughter excursion nearly ended in disaster when the plane they were and still 2,000 ft. to the ground. when the plane before infill to those of the to the ground you have to see this video, up.
i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? definitely. well, i've got something to show you. this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is. the prius actually belongs on the table. >> pam: a building expos and seattle. sandy injured nine
firefighters--9 firefighters the blass level three businesses. we were told firefighters were working on and natural gas leak with the building exploding. the glass and debris scattered across the neighborhood and shattered windows in buildings as far as two blocks away. >> mayday was called by our fire fighters on scene, additional resources were sent. and the first thing we the only guy here and sterilized incident and started to treat our firefighters. >> pam: officials confirm and natural gas export the blast and told the firefighter suffered minor injuries. like kudzu, bruises and burns to writ no one else was hurt and the explosion. >> pam: incredible deal of a plane falling from the sky in the york. but everyone
survived creek take a look. the much as he peers should attach to it held that it to a landing. police said a father and daughter were fine with the plane lost engine power about 2,000 ft. and the sky. a surveillance camera caught the aircraft crashing into a grassy area of industrial park. the other and daughter survived with barely a scratch. faa and ntsb is investigating. (male announcer): it's now time for gary radnich with sports!. >> gary: the denver broncos to now have a quarterback. with the nfl's free agency opening today the houston tx testify now the former denver broncos quarterback brett cause weiler to a four year deal for 7 $2 million creek league and the super bowl champions without a star under center with the retirement of peyton manning.
>> gary: now and rapoport is reporting colin kapernick is the next four back up for the broncos and that a trade with the 49ers is likely. the broncos also supposedly interested in brother griffin the third period when asked about kapernick today broncos general manager john elway says he is always like colin. broncos head coach gary can be at also share similar thoughts regarding kapernick. who is under contract and the 20-20 season with the niners creek. >> gary: more bad news for the niners. and their struggles at off this of line. two-time pro bowl guard alex of boeing signed a four year deal with minnesota vikings for 26 $28 million. the 6.8300 pounder
was ranked second among dugard available in the market. boldin spent the last five seasons in san francisco as a starter. -- boone >> gary: and after practice curry met the number-one women's golf golfer in the world lidia call--lydia ko >> gary: stopped the 18 year old and the current m d p had a putting competition on the warriors' practice facility. k o is the youngest player ever to win 10 titles on the l p g eight to work creek they both signed golf balls for heat each other creek >> gary: grant was modeling
during the curry sound bite. she is 18 lick 10 titles. how is that possible? women's golf, even golf in general without tiger woods. have you heard of her? and you follow golfed " spirit >> grant: heard of her yes. >> gary: stanford stafford is taking on washington and the first rung of the p and c 12th tournament. johnny dawkins never had a chance and this one. first half, the sacramento native chris hit a triple 13-2 stanford.
chris, and murray makes another three to extend the huskies' lead. murray, 8 seed washington steamed rolls past the cartel's 91- 68. (cheers & applause) >> gary: the u. s f has fired a man's basketball head coach rex walters. walters had an overall record of 127-127 and eight seconds. the dawn only had 320 seasons under the san jose native. the sea then you ask up was 15-15 and placed it in the west coast conference. --this season
and placed it in the west coast conference. >> gary: anyway, john e. klay toll gave up five runs and only 1 1/3 innings in his spring training debut. -- johhny queto >> gary: matt duffy, his first hit of the spring making everyone smile. an rbi grounder world doubles final 8-6 rockies. >> gary: but the melvin and
the a's facing the white sox saw the gray had his spring training debut. great pitch for three innings and struck out four and only allowed a run creek the 2015 all-star pitcher will be the starting pitcher for the a's for the third straight year. taught second and josh reddick hit a 21 triple derrick radnich oakland goes on to win 12-3. >> gary: i try not to worry about too much of anything. >> gary: the audience remark about the plan should we have. >> pam: yes. and israel and it is true. --it's real and
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line with a pile of cash may be not a good idea when you sparked the attention of a bankruptcy judge. he is not insisting that the money is stake and that he is now hiding assets. he has agreed to a debt repayment plan to pay back $23 million over the next five years. he has been to prison three times. --rapper 50 cents >> grant: the next guy has just recently that an out of prison print he is hoping to do some modeling. gorton and you were not with us in 2015 creek-- brittany