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this morning on the kron 4 morning news... a teenager is dead this morning after being accidently shot by his friend with a bb gun. the reason his friends are saying he shouldn't be punished. (james) also... fired f-b-i director james comey tesified for nearly two hours. why the president is refuting some of his claims. (jam also... the warriors look to close out the cavs tonight. a preview of game. the kron 4 morning news starts right now.
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good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher. (james)lets get a check of weather this morning... a few lingering showers may persist over portions of the
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central coast early this morning before drying conditions return region-wide. temperatures will remain well below seasonal averages, especially inland, through the upcoming weekend. in addition, there is a slight chance of showers across the northern portion of the region saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual
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warming trend is then expected next week. (rebecca) look at your morning commute...
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( james ) our top story this morning... an east bay community is mourning after a teenager is shot and killed by a b-b gun antioch police are calling the incident a tragic accident. kron4's ella sogomonian spoke with the friends who tried to save the teens life. a tragic start to summer vacation. 15-year-old marcos garcia was shot once in the chest by a friend with a bb gun rifle at his antioch home. it happened at the corner of palomar drive and point sal court just before 10 thursday morning.the kids panicked then brought marcos to their next door neighbor of 13 years for help. sot: jorge duran,
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neighbor//"and i tried to feel his pulse if he was still alive. i felt a pulse but he was unconscious, he wasn't breathing, his lips were white."marcos later died at an area hospital. the freshman and a group were said to have come to his home unsupervised after they were let out early from deer valley high school to enjoy the first official day of summer. marcos's neighbors didn't make it yet. sot: aaron duran, friend//"he was like a best friend, he was like a brother to me. then when i found out that he got shot, i just got in shock and didn't know what to do."best friends aaron duran and chaz meyers who live and grew up on the same block with marcos say things will never be the same. sot: chaz meyers, friend//"movies, everything, we were three best friends and now it's only two."antioch police say this was an accident. chaz said the 15-year-old who shot marcos meant no harm and doesn't think he should be punished. sot: chaz meyers, friend//"i want to talk to him, comfort him and let him know it's okay because accidents happen." ( james ) happening today...
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we are expecting to hear from the wife of one of the men facing charges in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. derek almena was the master tenant of the builidng. he made a brief court appearance yesterday but did not enter a plea. he is one of two men facing manslaughter charges for the fire. max harris, the other suspect, has now been booked into the alameda county jail. prosecutors say he organized the dance party the nght of the fire. we talked to the attorney for derek almena who says his client is ánotá the one responsible.
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fire. ( james ) fired fbi director james comey testified for nearly two and a half hours about his conversations with president trump, his firing and the russia probe. among the revelations he outright accused the president of lying. and described the awkward relationship between them. comey also said the president demanded loyalty if he wanted to stay on as the fbi director. the president has denied that accusation. mister trump's attorney reiterated that as well. and comey said he fully believes he was fired for his refusal to drop the investigation into michael flynn.and his ties to russia. ( james ) comey would not say whether he thought the president obstructed justice. comey was critical of president obama's attorney general, loretta lynch, for her efforts to downplay the
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hillary clinton email investigation. the president has not personally responded. instead letting his personal attorney say mister trump feels vindicated after hearing comey say he did tell the president three times that the president was not being personally investigated for having ties to russia. ( james ) earlier this morning president trump has responded to fired f-b-i's director james comey's testimony. he said in a tweet "despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and wow, comey is a leaker" ( james @ landing ) happening today... its game 4 of the n-b-a finals. and the 1st opportunity for the dubs to close out the clevland cavaliers and win a 2nd n-b-a championship in 3 years. so far the team is a perfect 15-and-oh in the post season. kron4's mark carpenter is in cleveland and talked to the players ahead of tomorrow's game against the cavaliers. "now that it's a legit possibility. one game away, i think you should think
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about it at this point because you wanna win the next game, you don't want to prolong the series and give a team more and more confidence. so it's a realistic goal and i think it's something that you should push for now because that means you're done.""what this team has accomplished is remarkable. and we have had some good fortune too. we have stayed healthy, knock on woo. every year's different and we know that but so far things have gone our way. our guys have really played and competed at a high level." and 16-0... not only brings the warriors a championship, but also the honor of setting one of the greatest records in sports history. golden state one win closer to a title...after answering cleveland's hardest punch of the series with a killer blow from kevin durant in the final minute ogame 3. "i'm just trying to stay in this moment and not worry about the future. i know it was an exciting game last night for the fans and the people to see, but as a player in it, you just try to stay in the moment and know that this could turn if we come out
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there thinking we won the championship. we haven't. they are still champions and we gotta go take it.'and we've all seen firsthand how this team loves defying the odds. "it's easy to relax and think you have four chances to win a championship, but that's not our mindset tomorrow. it's win or go home really and try to finish out tomorrow because we don't want to give them any life. they were down 3-1 last year, so it's still fresh in our minds that when you got an opportunity to close, you close."game 4 tips off tomorrow at 6 o clock.in cleveland, mark carpenter kron4 news (james) coming up.. a third person has died after a car crash on memorial day in the east bay. what police believe led to the deadly crash. and... multiple fires on the same construction sites have
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investigators worried. the person police believe may have sparked the blaze.(rebecca) and a look at your weekend forecast next.
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(james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. a few lingering showers may persist over portions of the central coast early this morning before drying conditions return region-wide. temperatures will remain well below seasonal averages, especially inland, through the
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upcoming weekend. in addition, there is a slight chance of showers across the northern portion of the region saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is then expected next week.
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look at your morning commute. ( james ) a woman accused of her five-year old daughter in san now faces a felony charge of child police say patton is accused of her child near the san francisco zoo evening. the 22-year- old suspect is now in custody. paramedics in the area witnessed her leave the child near the intersection of the great highway and sloat boulevard.was unhurt. the 5-year-old girl and a boy are now in the custody of child services. ( james ) a car crash in the east bay has claimed a third victim . the horrific accident happened on memorial day. kron'4s hermela aregawi spoke with loved ones of victims and has the latests. the may 29th crash leaves three young people dead.the latest 22 year old sergio garcia of hayward.17 year old briana ortega died at the scene.and simon sotelo was pronounced dead shortly after. terina sotelo/victim's mother: that was my clown. that was my baby.for the sotelo's tragedy struck twice in two years.they also lost simon's older brother in a car accident. terina sotelo/victim's mother: it hasn't even been two years since we lost my oldest and now my baby. it's very hard. manuel rubio/victim's uncle:
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we loved him so much. he was dear to us as well as the community. he was an influence with a lot of people around the community. they loved him. we loved him. it hurts. he was not only my nephew but he was a dear friend to me and i loved him very much. and i will miss him dearly.kayla martinez/victim's girlfriend. he was funny, caring, sweet, very sweet. he always pulled out my chair, opened the door for me.the accident involved a minivan and a truck with sotelo and five others in it. police say speed appears to have beefactor.ana marie warren/victim's sister: like my dad said, you ki out there, be safe. speeding is not worth it. you can get to where you need to go. it will still be there. ( james ) ( james ) federal invesigators are now calling two huge fires at the same emeryville construction site arson. and as kron4's dan
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kerman reports there is now a picture of a suspect on one of the fires. this person in the jacket and hood, with a backpack and riding a bicycle is the prime suspect in last months construction site fire on san pablo avenue in emeryvillesot jill snyder/atf special agent 11-16the video showed a suspect canvassing the building and then entering before the fire.at a news conference thursday afternoon, investigators with the bureau of alcohol tobacco firearms and explosives announced the fire was intentionally setsot arson is a crime, it's a dangerous act of violence this is our community and these acts will not be tolerated. this is the second time this construction site has gone up in flames. it first happened in july of 2016, and authorities have announced that too was arson though it's unknown if the same person is responsible. nor can they say why this building was targetted twicesoti cant speak to any possible motives
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regardless why, emeryville's mayor says it will not stop the city's push towards growth and devepment.sot scott donahue/emeryville mayor 103- 113we're a city that's growing faster than any other city in the bay area, because we believe we can make ourselves a more livable city by growing our population and this incident will not call into question our overall direction the cityatf is offering is now offering a 50 thousand dollar reward for information bleading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for oth fires, the buildings developer has matched that offer bringing the total reward to 100 thousand dollard standup dan kerman/emeryville 135-145i spoke to the developer by phone, he says he thinks the additional reward will encourage more people to come forward and hopefully lead to an arrest. in the meantime, he hopes to begin rebuilding for the third time before the end of the year. in emeryville, dan kerman kron 4 news
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( james ) police are searching for new leads in a double shooting that left one person dead in sunnyvale. the shooting took place around 2 a-m in the parking lot of fair oaks plaza strip mall. a 21-year-old man was found dead at the scene. and a 24-year-old man remains in critical condition. no arrest have been made. ( james ) now to baseball... the giants trying to split the series with the brewers before heading back to san francisco giants went into the ninth with a 2-run lead. but closer mark melancon struggled up on the hill. travis shaw hits single bring in the tying-run at third. game tied at 5 then in extras, the giants offense put this game away. scoring four runs in the inning. giants win 9-5 ( james ) as for the team
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from the town... the a's will start a 4 game series in tampa bay against the rays. oakland will be looking to rebound from their loss against the blue jays on wednesday. they have won 2 of their last 3 games. today's 1st pitch is at 4:10. (james) coming up... several suspicious fires have people in the south bay on edge. the search for the person sparking the blazes. and here's a live look outside... toll plaza
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge mae millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade californ and do your thing. (rebecca) look at your
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morning commute... ( james @ landing ) a new app is landing )( james @ ( james @ landing ) a new
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app is trying to make the process of obtaining car insurance quicker and easier. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate shows us how it works. ((pkg))go is an app trying to simplifyhe process of getting car insuranceyou open the app and it prompts you to point the camera on your phone at the barcode on the backside of your drivers license. once it scans it it then quickly gathers all your information insurance companies and then gets quotes from the insurance companies instantly for coverage..it takes less than a
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minute if you like the quote you can purchase your new insurance right there in the app using apple pay which is attached to your credit card or bank account. ben tonneson / go app userben is a 19 year old from freemont, he was intimidated by all the paperwork required for traditional car insurance so he used go. kevin pomplun / ceo, go car insurance appkevin created go to take the hassle out of car suraine your driving record, address, age, the cars you own.. registration all the info you need to give to insurers to get a quote can be obtained from your license. kevin pomplun / ceo, go car insurance appanother thing go's data machines pick up from the picture of your license is what you are currently paying for insurance so you can compare kevin pomplun / ceo, go car insurance appit seems weird getting insurance through an
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app.. but this is the way the world is going and very appealing to the younger generations.. ben tonneson / go app userwith your tech report gabe slate kron 4 news. (james) a former worker at a local construction company files an explosive lawsuit. now she's showing some stunning photos to help prove her harassment claims.(rebecca) a look at your weekend forescast. (will) a car home.ahead. and here's a ( james breaking news we
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are following this morning. a car slams into a house in oakland. kron 4's will tran just got to the scene. will... what do we know.
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( will ) a car crashed into a home on dowling street. this happened early this morning. i just got to the scene and i am working to gather more details. ( james )thanks will.
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(james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic. a few lingering showers may persist over portions of the central coast early this morning before drying conditions return region- wide. temperatures will remain well below seasonal averages, especially inland,
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through the upcoming weekend.
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in addition, there is a slight chance of showers across the northern portion of the region saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is then expected next week. (rebecca) look at your morning commute...
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( james ) in san jose... arson investigators are looking into a six different fires. they broke out early yesterday morning. every incident within a two mile radius from one another. five of the fires were set in dumpsters between two and five a.m in the area around clark street and dorothy avenue in the city"s willow glen neighborhood. in one incident flames jumped to a nearby grocery store which ended up sustaining considerable damage. ( james ) no one was hurt in any of the fires. last month a fire that damaged a nearby church was also determined to be suspicious. but so far it has not been linked to the fires yesterday morning.
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works there and out of all the gfts i receive a confederate flag with you dressed up as trump.>( james ) a former employee of a pleasanton construction compy has now filed a lawsuit. the woman says she was the viim of racist harassment and discrimination. kron4's maureen kelly has her story. the woman filing the lawsuit against southland construction management says the man in this picture posing as donald trump in a cubicle decorated with a confederate flag is her former boss kenneth hayden. we are told this shot features hayden's wife anita who is also the company's cfo. it's believed she's dressed as a trump supporter. she's sitting in another office space with a banner featuring what is by many considered a symbol of slavery, and the words the southland will rise again. here's another of mrs hayden, posing with a
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confederate flag handbag that these photos where eventually delivered in.this package was given as a gift....to this woman....tishay wright, who says she was the company's sole african american employee....and the only one to get a present like this in the office. her reaction to the photos.....it made me sick to my stomach. and i felt like dirt like he considered me less than human.she believes the gift she was given to her in retaliation for her previoulsy complaining about kenneth hayden refering to her and another female employee by a sexist swear word. she says there were other acts committed by her employers that made her feel unwelcome...as well as subliminal racism in the office.saying we'll get the mexican's to do it and things like thatwright says when she complained about the gift of the photos and the purse she was fired.wright's attorney says in all his years of handling employment discrimination he's never seen such offensive behavior. he believes the election of donald trump is bringing out the worst in me.. this demonstrates was going wrong with this country and that people feel that his presence that his statements makes it ok for others to add with hatred and to feel that they
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can come forward and do this with impunityno one at the construction firm's pleasanton office would answer the door and a woman who picked the phone said they have no comment to the lawsuit which is seeking unspecified damages. maureen kelly kron4 news. (james) still ahead... a police investigation is underway over cupcakes a student brought to class. what's believed to have been put inside. and after the break recent heavy rains have presented a new challenge for wine makers. we'll take you to napa valley to see how they are adapting. and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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( james ) with severe drought turning into one of the wettest winters in a century things are very
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different for bay area agriculture this spring and summer. and anytime something affects crops differently, grape growers and wine makers pay attention. to see what this year's changes mean for napa valley's most famous export kron four's spencer blake headed north with quad copter four to castello di amorosa. (pkg)the vineyards at castello di amorosa in calistoga are green and growing. check out the lush landscape as seen from quadcopter 4.they'd be doing that even in a dry year, but 2017 has changed the workload and the strategy of those working among the vines. "if anything we're going to have too much growth. that's one thing you run into in a wet year is that the vines will tend to grow a little bit too wild."winemaker peter velleno (vuh-leen-oh) says that can negatively affect the quality of the wine.but don't go worrying about your vino adventures getting ravaged.the experts here have ways of getting the vines back into
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balance."what we will do is leave some extra shoots on the vines and that allows us to fine tune the load on the vine going down the road."in a very dry 2015, the individual berries were smaller, had less moisture, but produced more concentrated flavors."this will fall off."this year, the grape crop will be more 'normal,' if you will.right now the grape bunches look like this. but expect them to mature into berries that will produce ámore juice.standup - "so the biggest effect the wet winter had on the vineyard was actually the pruning schedule, which already happened. but one thing's for sure - winemakers don't want any more rain.""while it impacts our operations it doesn't have as big of an impact on the vine as it would if it were to rain, say, today or closer to harvest."while this week's rain doesn't come at the best time, vintners could still resort to thinning the grape clusters themselves.that strategy means while there will be slightly few grapes to harvest they should be ripening welland on schedule. castello di amorosa's cabernet
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sauvignon, merlot, and other crops will lead to about 30 thousand cases of wine , which will be sold exclusively inside the 13th-century- inspired castle on the grounds. othe wineries in the area will also be filling bottles, helping to bring in an expected to napa county's economy this year alone.the harvest is still two or three months out, so it's still a little early to know much about átaste of the wine, but"there's no reason to think it's going to be a problem at all."if mother nature keeps everything in line.you may just owe her a big 'thank you' later.in calistoga, spencer blake, kron four ( james ) and here's a live look mateo
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(james) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning....
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an east bay teenager dead after being accidentally shot by a b-b gun... it happened yesterday morning in antioch. 15-year-old marcos garcia was shot once in the chest by a friend while they were playing with a b-b gun. antioch police say it is a tragic accident. and.. fired fbi director james comey testified for nearly two and a half hours about his conversations with president trump, his firing, and the russia probe. among the revelations he outright accused the president of lying. comey also said the president demanded loyalty if he wanted to stay on as the fbi director. the president has denied that accusation. also.. the dubs have a chance to close out the cavs tonight in the nba finals. putting an exclamation point on their historic postseason. the dubs have so far gone 15 and oh in the post season. setting the record for longest win streak in post season history of a the major american sports. tonights game tips off at 6 from cleveland. (james) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera....
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(james) meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. a few lingering showers may persist over portions of the central coast early this morning before drying conditions return region-wide. temperatures will remain well below seasonal averages, especially inland, through the upcoming weekend. in addition, there is a slight chance of showers across the northern
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portion of the region saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is then expected next week. (rebecca) look at (rebecca) look at your
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morning commute... ( james ) a packaging
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problem causes a nationwide recall on mibelas birth control tablets. the pharmaceutical company lupin says the expiration date on the box is no longer visible. this can cause problems from contraceptive failure and unintended pregnancy. anyone who encounters the contraceptive is asked to notify your doctor. ( james ) a cupcake is at the center of an investigation at a connecticut high school. the deceptive deserts were passed out around school only to find out they may tainted with 'bodily fluids' courtney zieller reports. (courtney zieller)this is the cupcake -- senior lena teixeira says she ate yesterday while waiting for the school day to start.she says a student in her class made about two dozen to give to seniors.lena teixeira, student: "she had made cupcakes i was assuming for the class of '17, that's what the 17 was for. i thought, we all thought, it was a nice gesture."but she quickly heard - half the batch was tainted with bodily fluids.and that's the cupcake she ate.lena
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teixeira, student: "i feel violated and felt like they took something away from me and i don't know what i did for them to have done that." lena says at least three students are involved.this happened at the gilbert school in winchester.lena says the cupcakes that were tainted were marked.others were not. the school sent this statement saying in part... "our students' safety is our highest priority - if these allegations are found to be true, we condemn this behavior, and will take any and all appropriate actions to protect our students."the school is working with the police department - one cupcake was sent to a lab to be tested.lena teixeira, student: "we don't understand why they had to do something like that. there is 2 weeks til graduation." ( james ) police in winchest s they do not believe the cupcakes were toxic or poisonous. and no one has reported becoming ill as a result of eating the cupcakes. ( james ) new video right outside new york city where prosecutors say a man on fire after a car crash was kicked
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by police officers. this was the end of a police chase in jersey city. the man was driving home from work when his car was hit by the vehicle the police were chasing. at least one is seen kicking the man in the face or head area. miguel feliz suffered burns on 30 percent of his body. his face is swolen and his brother says he had surgery yesterday. he's currently in critical condition and "not doing well." the jersey city mayor wants the officers held accountable. ( james ) the
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police union says the officers were helping put out the flames. and get everyone out of harms way. it is not clear whether they knew he was an innocent bystander or thought he was the suspect they were chasing. ( james ) take a look at this -- a warning about always being aware of your surroundings. a 67-year- old nejersey woman remains hospitalized after falling 6- feet through an open cellar door while walking. this surveillance video shows construction workers going down the cellar to do some work. moments after the woman who was distracted on her phone falls down head first. fire crews were able to rescue the woman and carry her out of the basement. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... a dog owner goes above and
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beyond for his sick dog. how he helped it live out its final months. next and here's a live look bridge.
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous.
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a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. (rebecca) (rebecca) look at your morning commute...
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( james ) not many dogs get to be firefighters, police k-9's and electricians. but that's just part of the experiences one man arranged for his beloved dog as he and his family prepare to say goodbye. tim griffin created a bucket list for his 12-year-old dog, molson after he was recently diagnosed with cancer-- and given only months to live. molson has gone from being an honorary firefighter to becoming sergeant molson with the pennsylvania state police. molson even got married. the wedding complete with a flower girl, ordained minister and a bride of course. two webpages are set up for mister molson. one where you can follow his adventures and another where you can donate to canine cancer research. you can find the links to
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those on kron-4-dot-com. (james) coming up... breaking news we are following this morning. a car slams into a house in oakland. kron 4's will tran has the details. and... a teenager is dead after accidentally being shot by a bb gun. why his friends held accountable. also.. game 4 of the n-b-a finals is tonight. a preview of the game ahead. ( darya ) breaking news
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... a car crashes into a home overnight in the east bay causing a gas leak. we'll have the details. ( averi ) and the warriors go for the sweep tonight. i am live at oracle with a
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preview. ( mark ) and early this morning president trump responds to the testimony of fired f-b-i director james comey. why he's claiming complete vindication. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( ma ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. ( mark ) breaking news out of oakland where a car has slammed into a home causing a gas leak. it happened around 3 this morning in the eastmont neighborhood.
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police say the driver crashed into a ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times.
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( mark ) breaking news out of oakland where a car has slammed into a home causing a gas leak. it happened around 3 this morning in the eastmont neighborhood. police saythe driver ashed into a car that was parked in a driveway and then that car slammed into a home. crews quickly capped the leak and no one was injured. no word if the driver was found. ( darya ) happening today... we are expecting to hear from the wife of one of the men facing charges in the deadly oakland ghost ship warehouse fire. derek almena was the master tenant of the builidng. he made a brief court appearance yesterday but did not enter a plea. he is one of two men facing manslaughter charges for the fire. the other suspect, max harris, has now been booked into the alameda county jail. prosecutors say he organized the dance party the night of the fire. we talked to the
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attorney for almena who says his client is ánot the one responsible.
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claimed he didn't get the same treatment in return when it came to the reason for his dismissal. jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir: i was also confused by the initial explanation that was offered publicly that i was fired because of the decisions i had made during the election year. those were lies plain and simple.comey said he felt the president wanted him end the michael flynn investigation -- comey took it as an order. jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir:this is the president of the united states with me alone saying he hopes this, i took it as this is what he wants me to do. i didn't obey that but that's the way i took it. sen. james risch/-r- idaho: you may have taken it as a direction, but that's not what he said. he said 'i hope'jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir: correct comey called the conversation concerning.... but drew no conclusions. jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir: i dont think it's for me to say whether the conversation with the president was an effort to obstruct.comey confirmed that he told trump that he wasn't personally under investigation. the president's attorney said the president feels vindicated marc kasowitz/president trump's outside counsel: "mr. comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told the president trump privately: that is that the president was not der investigation" meanwhile democrats drew a very different conclusion: rep. nancy pelosi/-d- minority leader: his pattern of concerted and inexcusable effort to shut down the fbi's investigation of his cronies' ties to russia and all of that i think disgraces the office
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of the presidentstrong language, but of saying the testimony showed the president obstructed justice. ( mark ) a major upset in the british parliamentary elections. british prime minister theresa may's conservative party have lost the majority. may had called for the early election in the hopes of strengthening her party's majority to giver her a stronger mandate for the upcoming brexit negotiations. now some are calling for may to resign. with the
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loss for the conservative party... now the brexit negotiations are expected to be delayed. ( darya ) a woman who abandoned her five-year old daughter in san francisco is now facing a felony charge of child endangerment. police say samantha patton left her child near the san francisco zoo wednesday evening. the 22-year-old mother is now in custody. paramedics in the area witnessed her leave the child near the intersection of the great highway and sloat boulevard. the child was not hurt. the 5-year-old girl and a one-year-old boy are now in the custody of child protective services. ( darya ) a third person has died after a car crash on memorial day in the east bay. 22-year-old sergio garcia died of complications from injuries from the crash in alameda. 17-year-olds briana ortega and simon sotelo also died in that crash. the accident involved a minivan and a truck with six people in it. friends and family gathered at straw hat pizza in hayward yesterday for
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a fundraiser to support the victim's families. the sotelo family says they also lost simon's older brother in a car crash less than two years ago. ( darya ) four other people involved in the accident remain in critical condition. police say speed was a factor in the crash. ( mark ) tonight the golden state warriors will look to win the n-b-a finals for the 2nd time in three years.( darya ) the warriors are also trying to become the only team in any sport to go undefeated through the entire playoffs.( mark ) averi harper is live tside oracle this morning with a preview. averi. ( averi ) you can see those blue and gold lights on here at oracle arena.
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after winning game 3 --the most intense game of this series-- warriors are in cleveland gearing up for game 4 of the nba finals. we were able to go to practice with the warriors in cleveland yesterday. take a look at some of that video. the entire team is practicing for what could be the last game of the playoffs. they're up 3-nothing in the finals. the only thing stands in the way of them and that championship trophy is another win. if they win, they will sweep the series and will have gone undefeated in the playoffs. we talked to the players about how they're prepping for game 4.
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it's still fresh in our minds that if we got an opportunity to close, you close."> dubs fans will be cheering the team on here at home. two major watch parties around the bay area will be watching steph, klay, kd and the rest of the warriors in their 4th matchup with the cavs. fans will cheer them on along the way at both san francisco's civic center plaza and inside oracle arena. the san francisco watch party is free. tix to the oracle arena watch party were $20 each but... i just checked the warriors website and they're already sold out. in oakland, averi harper kron 4 news ( darya ) thanks averi. we will check back with you thugh out e morning. ( mark ) still ahead ... the shocking evidence revealed in bill cosby's rape trial that could land the comedian behind bars. and later... an east bay woman is suing her former employer for discrimination. the inappropriate gift they gave her and what she says they did after she complained about it. and after the break... another mountain lion spotted in the bay area. we'll show you where.( james )
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and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( rebecca ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. . . ( mark )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of
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the forecast with james fletcher. (james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this storm will keep temperatures about 10 degrees below average. expect inland highs in the low 70s with mid 60s by the bay. as for this weekend, continued cooling is expected with lingering moisture in the air.
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there is a very slight chance of showers across the north bay on saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is expected next week. (rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay (rebecca)checking bridges
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around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and affic is light bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful! ( mark ) for the third time this week - there's been a mountain lion sighting in san carlos. the most recent sighting happened wednesday night near brittan avenue and crestview drive... that's the same area where the first sighting happened
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last saturday. a second sighting on saturday was nearby on crestview and melendy drives. experts say mountain lions typically avoid people. but if you encounter one - do not run. ( mark ) daly city police are asking for the publics help in identifying a craigslist robbery suspect. police say this man met with the victim at a gas station on june first to buy apple laptops and i-phones.. the victim says the person arrived in a cab. then came to his car to do the exchange. that's when the thief robbed that any online sales happen at the "safe change zone" that is located tside of the police department. ( darya ) a bicyclist suffered minor injuries in a crash with a self-driving vehicle in san francisco. the crash happened last month but the d-m-v has just released its report. the report says the car had to make a quick stop and the bicyclist...did not have time to stop...causing the rider to
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hit the back of the car. this is the forth accident involving a self-driving car in san francisco this year. ( darya ) happening now... plumas county rescue crews are searching for a mother who has been missing since sunday.. terry blake and her family were vacationing in graeagle this past weekend. sunday afternoon terry left to go fishing by herself, but she never returned. the next day her car was found a mile away from the cabin her family is staying in but there is still no sign of terry. ( darya ) the plumas county sheriff's office says they do not suspect foul play. ( mark ) a national security agency contractor has pleaded not guilty to leaking
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classified information. reality winner was in court yesterday. she is accused of taking documents and then sending them to the online news outlet. the information had to do with an n-s-a report detailing a russian cyber attack last year on a u-s voting software supplier. investigators say they also found handwritten notes in winner's home... including one that said she wanted to burn down the white house. winner faces up to 10 years in prison if she is convicted. ( mark ) police in new jersey are accused of kicking a man who was on fire after a car crash. this was the end of a police chase in jersey city, w jersey. the was driving home from work when his car was hit by the car that police were chasing. at least one officer is seen kicking the man. miguel feliz suffered burns on 30 percent of his body. he is in critical condition. the jersey city mayor wants the officers held accountable.
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termination and criminal charges where appropriate. we're not going to let some poor judgments from police officers reflect on the entire police department and our city.">( mark ) the police union says the officers were helping put out the flames and get everyone out of harms way. it is not clear whether they knew he was an innocent bystander or thought he was the suspect they were chasing. ( darya ) jurors in the bill cosby rape trial heard the comedian's admission that he did give andrea constand pills before groping her. the prosecution read the transcript of an interview cosby gave police in 2005. in the interview, cosby admitted to giving constand the drug. cosby told investigators that he had a romantic relationship with constand and that she did not objected to his behavior. cosby faces three counts of aggravated assault.... he's pleaded not guilty. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the first day of summer vacation turns deadly for an
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east bay teen. how he was acdentally killed by hiown friend. nd next... a walk down the street takes a scary turn. see what happens when a woman is distracted by her phone. and here's a what are you doing?
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watching this breath savers protect mint neutralize the plaque acids in my mouth. i can't see anything! that's because it's working so hard. hey, what are you guys doing? kamaybe i want to neutralize. you ever think of that? (rebecca)checking bridges
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around the bay ea...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the nth bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drivextra careful! ( mark ) a 67-year-old woman is in the hospital this morning after falling 6-feet through a sidewalk opening. ( darya ) police say the woman was distracted by her cell phone when she fell. this happened in new jersey.( mark ) there were construction crews in the opening repairing gas lines when the woman fell.
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fire crews pulled her out. she is still in serious condition this morning. < "he's passing air. atta boy, cough it up.">( mark ) police in new mexico save the life of a dog that was choking on cheese. albuquerque police were investigating a stolen car when a woman flagged them down because there was something wrong with her dog.. the officers ran over and found the dog limp and not breathing. after a few minutes of patting the dog on the back... it eventually coughed up the cheese and started breathing again. it turns out that these two cops had just been honored a few weeks ago for buying groceries for a woman in need. ( will ) police looking
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for anarsonist in the east bay. i will have the latest in a live report. ( james ) your bay area forecast is next. handballer 1: you know what i could go for? scrambled eggs and pancakes. crave van! jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. you crave it. we serve it. crave van!
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handballer 1: you know what i scrambled eggs and pancakes. crave van! jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. you crave it. we serve it. crave van! ( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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(james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this storm will (rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very
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foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful! east bay are looking for an arsonist after two fires break out a nstruction site in emeryville.( darya ) will tran is live in emeryville this morning with more on who police are looking for. ( will ) two fires that broke out at a construction site in emeryville were intentionally set. that is according to federal officials. here is a picture of who
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police are now looking for in connection with last months fire at a construction site on san pablo avenue. this is the second time the site has gone up in flames. it first happened in july of last year, and authorities announced that was arson as well. investigators don't know if the same person is responsible for that first fire. emeryville's mayor says it will not stop the city's push towards growth and development.
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( will ) federal officials are offering a 25-thousand dollar reward for information leading to an arrest in each fire. the developer is matching the reward, bringing it to a total of 100-thousand dollars. the developer plans to begin rebuilding for the third time before the end of the year. ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) an east bay teenager is
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accidentally shot and killed by a pellet rifle... and his friends tried to save his life. it happened yesterday morning in antioch. 15-year-old marcos garcia was shot once in the chest by a friend while they were playing with a pellet rifle. the freshman boys from deer valley high school were at marcos' house for their first day of summer vacation. they tried to get help when he went unconscious, but he later died at the hospital. we spoke with marcos' friends about the loss. ( darya ) antioch police say it is a tragic accident. friends of marcos say they don't think their friend who shot him should be punished because he didn't mean any harm. ( mark ) a former employee
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of a pleasanton construction company has filed a lawsuit saying she was the victim of racist harassment and discrimination.( darya ) kron4's maureen kelly has her story. the woman filing the lawsuit against southland construction management says the man in this picture posing as donald trump in a cubicle decorated with a confederate flag is her former boss kenneth hayden. we are told this shot features hayden's wife anita who is also the company's cfo. it's believed she's dressed as a trump supporter. she's sitting in another office space with a banner featuring what is by many considered a symbol of slavery, and the words the southland will rise again. here's another of mrs hayden, posing with a confederate flag handbag that these photos where eventually delivered in.this package was given as a gift....to this woman....tishay wright, who says she was the company's sole african american employee....and the only one to get a present like this in the office. her reaction to the photos.....it made me sick to my stomach. and i felt like dirt like he considered me less than human.she believes
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the gift she was given to her in retaliation for her previoulsy complaining about kenneth hayden refering to her and another female employee by a sexist swear wo. she says there were other acts coitted her employers that made her feel unwelcome...as well as subliminal racism in the office.saying we'll get the mexican's to do it and things like thatwright says when she complained about the gift of the photos and the purse she was fired.wright's attorney says in all his years of handling employment discrimination he's never seen such offensive behavior. he believes the election of donald trump is bringing out the worst in some.. this demonstrates was going wrong with this country and that people feel that his presence that his statements makes it ok for others to add with hatred and to feel that they can come forward and do this with impunityno one at the construction firm's pleasanton office would answer the door and a woman who picked the phone said they have no comment to the lawsuit which is seeking unspecified damages. maureen kelly kron4 news. ( mark ) the lake merritt bart
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station will be closed on saturday and sunday. bart says the closure will cause a 20 to 40 minute delay in the area. there will be no service between the lake merritt and fruitvale stations. a free bus shuttle will be provided for riders between the 19th street and fruitvale stations. ( mark ) police are searching for the gunman in a double shooting that left one person dead in sunnyvale. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. the shooting took place around 2 a-m in the parking lot of fair oaks plaza strip mall. a 21-year-old man was found dead at the scene. and a 24-year-old man remains in critical condition. the shooter is still on the ( darya ) in san jose...arson investigators are looking into six different fires that broke out yesterday morning. all of the fires were within two miles of each other. five of the fires were set in dumpsters around avenue in the city"s willow glen neighborhood. in one incident, flames jumped to a
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nearby grocery store. ( darya ) no one was hurt in any of the fires. last month a fire that damaged a nearby church was also determined to be suspicious. police are trying to figure out if the church fire is connected to yesterday's fires. ( mark ) coming up... police are looking for a woman who is stealing credit cards and spending thousands of dollars. see the photo just released of the suspect. and later...a student speaks out after other students post a racist picture of her in a chatroom. hear what she's hoping comes out of this incident. and after the break...the best ways to protect yourself from skin cancer. and here's a ♪
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(rebecca)the bay bridge is getting busy...metering lights are on and traffic in the cash lanes is backed up past the 880 overcrossing.better news for your commute out of the northbay into san francisco...earlier crash has cleared out of the robin williams tunnel in the south 101 direction. ( mark ) with summer just around the corner... doctors are offering some tips on how best to protect yourself from the sun. experts say when picking out sunscreen make sure that it protects against both u-v-a and u-v-b rays... both of which are linked to skin cancer.( darya ) the c-d-c recommends choosing a sunscreen that is at least s-p-f 15. they say you should make sure to apply it at least 20 minutes before you go out in the sun. doctors also say that if you do end up with a sunburn... stay out of
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the sun until the burn has healed. and the c-d-c says that you should go to a doctor if the pain from the burn does not go away after two days. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break. hanging out in here.
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talk to farmers. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. ♪ we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ♪ we're coming up on 5:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... a car has slammed into a home causing a gas leak in oakland. it happened around 3 this morning in the eastmont neighborhood. police say the driver crashed into a car that was parked in a driveway and then that car slammed into a home. crews quickly capped the leak and no one was injured. no word if the driver was found. ( darya ) the wife of one of the men facing charges in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire is expected to speak out today. derek almena was the master tenant of the builidng. he made a brief court appearance yesterday but did not enter a plea. he is one of two men facing manslaughter charges for the fire. max harris... the other suspect... has now been booked into the alameda county jail.( mark ) the dubs have a chance to close out the cavs tonight in the nbfinals. putting an exclamation point on their
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historic postseason. the bs have so far gone 15 and oh in the post season. setting the record for longest win streak in post season history of all the major american sports. tonights game tips off at 6 from cleveland. ( mark )( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. (rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful!
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(james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day prresseswe should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this (james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler
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air behind this storm will keep temperatures about 10 degrees below average. expect inland highs in the low 70s with mid 60s by the bay. as for this weekend, continued cooling is expected with lingering moisture in the air. there is a very slight chance of showers across the north bay on saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is expected next week. ( darya ) ( darya )
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( darya ) contra costa county is
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finally fixing alhambra road after months of being washed out during severe storms this year. the work is scheduled to begin june 12... and the repairs will happen between the intersections of castro ranch and pinole valley roads. officials say the work will include the installation of a 60-foot long bridge that will have shoulders for bicycles and pedestrians. construction is scheduled to be finished by the end of september. ( mark ) petaluma police are looking for a woman accused of making thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent credit card purchases. police just released these pictures of the woman. all the purchases happened between may 25 and 29. the victim isn't sure how the woman got her card.. it was used to buy grocies and thousands of dollars worth petaluma.ards at a safeway in ( mark ) a high schooler in los angeles is taking a stand against racism after her classmates posted a picture of her with a noose around her neck. 15-year-old aina (i-na) adewunmi (add-a-won-me)
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saw the picture posted in a chemistry chat room for her school. she transferred to the school just a few months ago. she says three boys used racial slurs before posting it online. the boys apologized and were suspended for a few days, but the girl's mom says that was not enough. ( mark ) police are investigating the case and the family has hired an attorney. ( mark ) a new app is making the process of getting car insurance quicker and easier. ( darya ) kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate shows us how it works. ((pkg))go is an app trying to simplify the process of getting car insuranceyou open the app and it prompts you to point the camera on your phone at the barcode on the backside of your drivers license. once it scans it it then quickly
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gathers all your information insurance companies and then gets quotes from the insurance companies instantly for coverage..it takes less than a minute if you like the quote you can purchase your new insurance right there in the app using apple pay which is attached to your credit card orank account. ben tonneson / go app userben is a 19 year old from freemont, he was intimidated by all the paperwork required for traditional car insurance so he used go. kevin pomplun / ceo, go car insurance appkevin created go to take the hassle out of car insurance your driving record, address, age, the cars you own.. registration all the info you need to give to insurers to get a quote can be obtained from your license. kevin pomplun / ceo, go car insurance appanother thing go's data machines pick up from the picture of your license is what you are currently paying for insurance so you can compare
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kevin pomplun / ceo, go car insurance appit seems weird getting insurance through an app.. but this is the way the world is going and very appealing to the younger ben tonneson / go with your tech report gabe news. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... president trump is responding to the testimony of fired f-b-i director james comey. coming up at 6:00 hear why president trump says he feels vindicated. and next... three new movies hit the theaters this weekend. after the break... we will have a preview of what's new office. what are you doing? watching this breath savers protect mint neutralize the plaque acids in my mouth. i can't see anything! that's because it's working so hard. hey, what are you guys doing? karen. we're neutralizing. maybe i want to neutralize. you ever think of that?
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oh no. oh no. i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation. life's bleachable moments need clorox bleach. ( darya ) tom cruise takes
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on wonder woman in this weekend's box office.( mark ) david daniel reports. "legend has it, she's a being of unimaginable powers. now she's using you."tom cruise races back into theaters in "the mummy," which universal intends to use to launch a "dark universe" franchise featuring its stable of movie monsters. cruise's star power should help the film fare well overseas, but analysts expect
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a domestic debut of 35-to-40 million dollars... probably not enough to top "wonder woman" at the weekend box office."the most important thing...""what's he see?""it's okay. just go inside.""...we never go out at night."the indie horror film "it comes at night" is getting the best reviews of any new movie out this weekend. it won't scare up as big a debut as "the mummy," but box office watchers say it could earn up to 12-million dollars -- more than twice what it cost to make.(nat) "found something!" also getting good reviews, but facing a weaker opening, is "megan leavey," based on the true story of a marine and her combat dog. analysts don't expect the military drama to debut with more than five- million dollars. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... another mountain lion spotted in the bay area. we will tell you where. and why thousands of bay area tech employees could be in danger of losing their job.
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and the warriors go for the series sweep. we are live in oakland to let you know where you can find some of the biggest watch parties.
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what's the story behind green mountain coffee and fair trade? let's take a flight to colombia. this is boris calvo. boris grows mind-blowing coffee. and because we pay him a fair price, he improves his farm and invest in his community to make even better coffee. all for a smoother tasting cup. green mountain coffee. ( will ) police looking for an arsonist in the east bay. i will have the latest in a live report. ( mark ) and early this morning president trump responds to the testimony of fired f-b-i director james comey. why he's claiming complete vindication. ( averi ) and the warriors go for the sweep tonight. i am live at oracle with a preview.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a cck of weather and traffic... (james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this storm will
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keep temperatures about 10 degrees below average. expect inland highs in the low 70s with mid 60s by the bay. as for this weekend, (rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful!
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( mark ) breaking news out of oakland where a car slammed into a home causing a gas leak. it happened around 3 this morning in the eastmont neighborhood. police say the driver crashed into a car that was parked in a driveway and then that car slammed into a home. crews quickly capped the leak and no one was injured. no word if the driver was found. ( mark ) police in the east bay are looking for an arsonist after two fires break out at a construction site in emeryville.( darya ) will tran is live in emeryville this morning with more on who police are looking for. ( will ) two fires that broke out at a construction site in emeryville were intentionally set. that is according to federal officials. here is a picture of who police are now looking for in connection with last months fire at a construction site on
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san pablo avenue. this is the second time the site has gone up in flames. it first happened in july of last year, and authorities announced that was arson as well. investigators don't know if the same person is responsible for that first fire. emeryville's mayor says it will not stop the city's push towards growth and development.
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faster than any other city in the bay area, because we believe we can make ourselves a more livable city by growing our population and this incident will not call into question our overall direction the city>( will ) federal officials are offering a 25- thousand dollar reward for information leading to an arrest in each fire. the developer is matching the reward, bringing it to a total of 100-thousand dollars. the developer plans to begin rebuilding for the third time before the end of the year. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) happening today... we are expecting to hear from the wife of one of the men cing charges in
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the deadly oakland ghost ship warehouse fire. derek almena was the master tenant of the builidng. he made a brief court appearance yesterday but did not enter a plea. he is one of two men facing manslaughter charges for the fire. the other suspect, max harris, has now been booked into the alameda county jail. prosecutors say he organized the dance party the night of the fire. 36 people died in the december fire. we talked to the attorney for almena who says his client is ánot the one responsible.
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hill with the details. president trump tweet: "despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and wow, comey is a leaker!"he promised president trump -- quote -- "honesty" on the russia investigation. on capitol hill today -- former fbi director james comey claimed he didn't get the same treatment in return when it came to the reason for his dismissal. jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir: i was also confused by the initial explanation that was offered publicly that i was fired because of the decisions i had made during the election year. those were lies plain and simple.comey said he felt the president wanted him end the michael flynn investigation -- comey took it as an order. jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir:this is the president of the united states with me alone saying he hopes this, i took it as this is what he wants me to do. i didn't obey that but that's the way i took it. sen. james risch/-r- idahoyou may have taken it as a direction, but that's not what he said. he said 'i hope'jay comey/fmr. fbi dir: correct comey called the conversation concerning.... but drew no conclusions. jamey comey/fmr. fbi dir: i dont think it's for me to say whether the conversation with the president was an effort to obstruct.comey confirmed that
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he told trump that he wasn't personally under investigation. the president's attorney said the president feels vindicated marc kasowitz/president trump's outside counsel: "mr. comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told the president trump privately: that is that the president was not under investigation" meanwhile democrats drew a very different conclusion: rep. nancy pelosi/-d- minority leader: his pattern of concerted and inexcusable effort to shut down the fbi's investigation of his cronies' ties to russia and all of that i think disgraces the office of the presidentstrong language, but stopping short of saying the testimony showed the president obstructed justice. ( mark ) a major upset in
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the british parliamentary elections. british prime minister theresa may's conservative party have lost the majority. may had called for the early election in the hopes of strengthening her party's majority to giver her a stronger mandate for th upcoming brexit negotiations. now some are calling r may to resign. with the loss for the conservative party... now the brexit negotiations are expected to be delayed. ( darya ) a woman who abandoned her five-year old daughter in san francisco is now facing a felony charge of child endangerment. police say samantha patton left her child near the san francisco zoo wednesday evening. the 22-year-old mother is now in custody. paramedics in the area witnessed her leave the child near the intersection of the great highway and sloat boulevard. the child was not hurt. the 5-year-old girl and a one-year-old boy
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are now in the custody of child protective services. ( darya ) a third person has died after a car crash on memorial day in the east bay. 22-year-old sergio garcia died of complications from injuries from the crash in alameda. 17-year-olds briana ortega and simon sotelo also died in that crash. the accident involved a minivan and a truck with seven people in it. friends and family gathered at straw hat pizza in hayward yesterday for a fundraiser to support the victim's families. the sotelo family says they also lost simon's older brother in a car crash less than two years ago. ( darya ) four other people involved in the accident remain in critical condition.
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police say speed was a ctor in the crash. ( mark ) tonight the golden state warriors will look to win the n-b-a finals for the 2nd time in three years.( darya ) the warriors are also trying to go undefeated through the entire playoffs.( mark ) averi harper is live outside oracle this morning with a preview. averi. ( averi )you can see those blue and gold lights on here at oracle arena. after winning game 3 --the most intense game of this series-- warriors are in cleveland gearing up for game 4 of the nba finals.take vo we were able to go to practice with the warriors in cleveland yesterday. take a look at some of that video. the entire team is practicing for what could be the last game of the playoffs. they're up 3-nothing in the finals. the only thing stands in the way of them and that championship trophy is another win.if they win, they will sweep the series and will have gone undefeated in the playoffs.we talked to the players about how they're
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prepping for game 4
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( darya ) coming up... thousands of bay area tech employees could loose their jobs if a merger goes through. we'll tell you why. plus... a church bus filled with high schoolers overturns on a busy highway.... hear what led up to the deadly crash...( robin ) i'm tracking your morning commute...it's a foggy one in some spots so be careful! . ♪
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get a check of weather and traffic this morning. (james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry
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things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this storm will keep temperatures about 10 degrees below average. expect inland highs in the low 70s with mid 60s by the bay. as for this weekend, continued cooling is expected with
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lingering moisture in the air. there is a very slight chance ofshowers across the north bay on saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is expected next week.
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(rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful!
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( mark ) thousands of tech employees are closer to losing their jobs... yahoo shareholders approved an agreement yesterday for verizon to buy the sunnyvale based company's core internet assets for over four-billion- dollars. the deal is expected to close on tuesday. the combined company is expected to cut around 21- hundred jobs. yahoo and a- o-l will form a new company under verizon called "oath." verizon hopes the deal will help challenge google and facebook in digital advertising. ( darya ) for the third time this week - there's been a mountain lion sighting in san carlos. the most recent sighting happened wednesday night near brittan avenue and crestview drive... that's the same area where the first sighting happened last saturday. a second sighting on saturday was nearby on crestview and melendy drives. experts say mountain lions typically avoid people. but if you encounter one - do not run. ( darya ) daly city police are asking for the publics help in identifying a craigslist robbery suspect.
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police say this man met with the victim at a gas station on june first to buy apple laptops and i-phones.. the victim says the person arrived in a cab. then came to his car to do the exchange. that's when the thief robbed him. officers recommend that any online sales happen at the "safe exchange zone" that is located outside of the department. ( mark ) u-s regulators want a drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller. the f-d-a said it has asked "endo pharmaceuticals" to stop selling its extended- release painkiller, "opana e-r." it is the first time the f-d-a has asked for the removal of an opioid painkiller. endo had touted the painkiller as abuse- resistant, but the f-d-a stopped the company from marketing it that way. the f-d-a says it is seeing a
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significant shift in people using the drug to get high. ( mark ) the grandmother accused of murdering her 18-month-old granddaughter has pleaded not guilty. 43-year-old nicole darrington entered the pleas yesterday in san bernardino. police say in all she stabbed three of her family members on monday during a visit to their home. she spent nearly a decade in a state psychiatric hospital after being found not guilyt by reason of insanity in the attempted murder of her own children in 2005. she is being held on three- million-dollars bail. . ( darya ) a woman who was raped by film director roman planski will ask a court to end the case against him. polanski's lawyer says samantha geimer will appear in court today in los angeles. geimer was 13-years-old when she was raped by polanski. she has long supported polanski's bid to end the case, but has never appeared on his behalf in court. the oscar-winner has been a fugitive since fleeing to
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france in 19-78 after pleading guilty to having unlawful sex with a minor. ( darya ) happening today... the alaska man charged in the deadly shooting at the fort lauderdale airport is set to appear in court. 27-year-old esteban santiago will attend one of several hearings about his health status. five were killed and six were injured in that shooting in january. santiago has schizophrenia, but his lawyers say he is fit to stand trial. he could possibly face the death penalty. santiago reportedly told the f-b-i he acted under government mind control. ( mark ) one person was killed and at least 21 others are injured after a church bus crashed near atlanta. the bus was carrying dozens of high school students and adults from alabama who were on their way to the airport for a mission trip to africa. the bus hit another car and overturned. nine people were taken to the hospital in critical condition. ( mark ) police in new jersey are accused of kicking a man who was on fire after a
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car crash. this was the end of a police chase in jersey city, new jersey. the man was driving home from work when his car was hit by the car that police were chasing. at least one officer is seen kicking the man. miguel feliz suffered burns on 30 percent of his body. he is in critical condition. the jersey city mayor wants the officers held accountable. ( mark ) the police union says the officers were helping put out the flames and get everyone out of harms way. it is not clear whether they knew he was an innocent bystander or thought he was the suspect they were chasing. ( darya ) coming up... an east bay woman is suing her former employer for discrimination. the
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inappropriate gift they gave her and what she says they did after she complained about it. and after the break... hear why father's today are more nurturg than ever before.
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bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful! ( mark ) dad's today are taking a more active role in raising their children than dads in the past.( darya ) that's according to a new study by pew research.( mark ) dads and moms in the u-s are working the same amount of hours when it comes to housework and child care.
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the research also says dads are putting more time into their ildren than ever before. these findings come just before father's day which is on june 18th. ( mark ) a 67-year-old woman is in the hospital this morning after falling 6-feet through a sidewalk opening. ( darya ) police say the woman was distracted by her cell phone when she fell. this happened in new jersey.( mark ) there were construction crews in the opening lines when the woman fell. fire crews pulled her she is still in serious condition this morning. ( mark ) break through your allergies.
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try new flonase sensimist allergy relief instead of allergy pills. it delivers a gentle mist experience to help block six key inflammatory substances. most allergy pills only block one. new flonase sensimist changes everything. if gravity's your we biggest fan, it's ok.le. we understand. there's a little klutz in all of us. that's why we made clorox splash-less bleach... splashless. shine on, klutzes. shine on. companies led u.s. stock
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indexes higher thursday, nudging the nasdaq composite index to a record high. the standard & poor's 500 index gained 0.65 points.
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the dow jones industrial average rose 8.84 points. the nasdaq added 24.38 points. (mark)(darya) lets start the half hour wi a check of weatheand traffic... (james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this storm will keep temperatures about 10 degrees below average. expect
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inland highs in the low 70s with mid 60s by the bay. as for this weekend, continued cooling is expected with lingering (rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful!
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( mark ) in the east bay... a teenager is accidently shot and killed by his best friend. they were playing with a pellet gun on the first day of summer vacation.( darya ) kron four's ella sogomonian has the story. a tragic start to summer vacation. 15-year-old marcos garcia was shot once in the chest by a friend with a bb gun rifle at his antioch home. it happened at the corner of palomar drive and point sal court just before 10 thursday morning.the kids panicked then brought marcos to their next door neighbor of 13 years for help. sot: jorge duran, neighbor//"and i tried to feel his pulse if he was still alive. i felt a pulse but he was unconscious, he wasn't breathing, his lips were white."marcos later died at an area hospital. the freshman and a group were said
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to have come to his home unsupervised after they were let out early from deer valley high school to enjoy the first official day of summer. marcos's neighbors didn't make it yet.sot: aaron duran, friend//"he was like a best friend, he was like a brother to me. then when i found out that he got shot, i just got in shock and didn't know what to do."best friends aaron duran and chaz meyers who live and grew up on the same block with marcos say things will never be the same. sot: chaz meyers, friend//"movies, everything, we were three best friends and now it's only two." antioch police say this was an accident. chaz said the 15-year-old who shot marcos meant no harm and doesn't think he should be punished. t: chaz meyers, friend//"i want to talk to him, comfort him and let him know it's okay because accidents happen." ( darya ) the owners of a
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pleasanton construction company are being accused of racially harrassing an african american employee. the woman says she was then wrongfully fired when she complained about it. tishay wright says she was given a rhinestone confederate flag purse with pictures of her boss dressed up like president trump and his wife dressed as a trump supporter. in both pictures, banners with more confederate symbols and slogans can be seen in the background. the company is called southland construction management. the former project manager says the purse was given as a gift at a holiday party: ( darya ) wright says the other employees at that holiday party were able to pick their gifts at random. her present was directly handed to her by her boss. no one at the construction firm's pleasanton office would answer the door and a woman who picked the phone said they
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have no comment to the lawsuit. ( mark ) police are searching for the gunman in a double shooting that left one person dead in sunnyvale. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. the shooting took place around 2 a-m in the parking lot of fair oaks plaza strip mall. a 21-year-old man was found dead at the scene. and a 24-yearld man remains in critical conditn. the shooter is still on the ( mark ) a bicyclist suffered minor injuries in a crash with a self-driving vehicle in san francisco. the crash happened last month but the d-m-v has just released its report. the report says the car had to make a quick stop and the bicyclist...did not have time to stop...causing the rider to hit the back of the car. this is the forth accident involving a self-driving car in san francisco this year. ( darya ) jurors in the bill cosby rape trial heard the comedian's admission that he did give andrea constand pills before having a consentual sexual encounter. the prosecution read the transcript of an interview cosby gave police in 2005.
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in the interview, cosby admitted to giving constand the drug. cosby told investigators that he had a romantic relationship with constand and that she did not objected to his behavior. cosby faces three counts of aggravated assault.... he's pleaded not guilty. ( darya ) a national security agency contractor has pleaded not guilty to leaking classified information. reality winner was in court yesterday. she is accused of taking documents and then sending them to the online news outlet. the information had to do with an n-s-a report detailing a russian cyber attack last year on a u-s voting software supplier. investigators say they also found handwritten notes in winner's home... including one that said she wanted to burn down the white house. winner faces up to 10 years in prison if she is convicted. ( mark ) in san jose...arson investigators are looking into six different fires that broke out yesterday morning. all of the fires were within two miles of each other. five of the fires were set in dumpsters around
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clark street and dorothy avenue in the city"s willow glen neighborhood. in one incident, flames jumped to a nearby grocery store. ( mark ) no one was hurt in any of the fires. last month a fire that damaged a nearby church was also determined to be suspicious. police are trying to figure out if the church fire is connected to yesterday's fires. ( darya ) happening now... plumas county rescue crews are searching for a mother who has been missing since sunday.. terry bla and milyher fawere vacationing in graeagle this past weekend. sunday afternoon terry left to go fishing by herself, but she never returned. the next day her car was found a mile away from the cabin her family is staying in but there is still no sign of terry.
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reunited with her."rob blake, son"i know i keep saying this, i just love my mother so much. we're so close you know.">( darya ) the plumas county sheriff's office says they do not suspect foul play. ( mark ) and after the break... an employee doesn't flinch when a robber goes inside a restaurant. hear how she responds to his demands after the break. coming upthe city of campbell is having a
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(rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful!
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( darya ) a robbery at a subway restaurant takes an unusual turn after the thief demands money from the cash register. the employee tells him to "get a job." it happened earlier this week in ohio. cathy stafford was working her regular shift at subway when a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a bandana came in. he demanded her to give him money from the register. here's how cathy responded. the robber only got awa with 13-dollars in the tip jar. this is the second time in less than a week that particular subway has been robbed. ( mark ) and... a student posts a racist picture of one of their classmates in a chatroom. hear how the victim is taking a stand.( james ) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out
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the door right after the break. ( james ) and show us your warriors pride before game four of the n-b-a finals... send us a picture using the kron four mobile app. here is a picture sent to us by a kron four viewer. submit your picture to the app and you could see it live on air.
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(mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (james)on the heels of yesterday's showers, we're waking up to mist and drizzle with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. as the day progresses, we should dry things out and enjoy a partly cloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. however, the cooler air behind this storm will
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keep temperatures about 10 degrees below average. expect inland highs the low 70s with mid 60s by the bay. as for this weekend, continued cooling is expected with lingering moisture in the air. there is a very slight chance of showers across the north bay on saturday with possible thunderstorms on sunday afternoon. a gradual warming trend is expected next week.
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(rebecca)checking bridges around the bay area...the bay bridge looks good into san francisco and traffic is light on the san mateo bridge...moving to the richmond bridge...it's problem free into the north bay. very foggy at the golden gate this morning so drive extra careful!
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( darya ) a higschooler in los angeles is taking a stand against racism after her classmates posted a picture of her with a noose around her neck. 15-year-old aina (i-na) adewunmi (add-a-won-me) saw the picture posted in a chemistry chat room for her school. she transferred to the school just a few months ago. she says three boys used racial slurs before posting it online. the boys apologized and were suspended for a few days, but the girl's mom says that was not enough.
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is kind of like-- it hurts.">( darya ) police are investigating the case and the family has hired an attorney. ( mark ) contra costa county is finally fixing alhambra road after months of being washed out during severe storms this year. the work is scheduled to begin june 12... and the repairs will happen between the intersections of castro ranch and pinole valley roads. officials say the work will include the installation of a 60-foot long bridge that will have shoulders for bicycles and pedestrians. construction is scheduled to be finished by the end of september. ( mark ) petaluma police are looking for a woman accused of making thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent credit card purchases. police just released these pictures of the woman. all the purchases happened between may 25 and 29. the victim isn't sure how the woman got her card.. it was used to buy groceries and thousands of dollars worth of gift cards at a safeway in petaluma. ( mark ) people in campbell are seeing a rise in package thefts in their neighborhood.( darya ) kron four's stanley roberts takes a look in "people behaving badly." a man wearing a green shirt walks up to a home in the
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city of campbell and nothing seems out of the ordinary but if you switch to the porch camera it reveals something else he is grabbing packages then he runs away with packages in hand which turned out to be electronics at a different home the security camera records a white van that first stops at the stop signthen backs up and parked across the street from the home as two men exit the van you can see them walk around the neighborhood as if they are casing homes what they are doing is looking for packages nats: ambiance and both men head to two separate homes the man closest to us puts his hooding up to conceal his identity while the second man is on the porch of the home directly across the street then the man in the back hoodie reappears carrying packages . which according to campbell police do not belong to him .they belonged to the homeowner.nats ambiance both men reenter the van and they take off and in the process running a stop sign nats ambiance then there was
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23-year-old jamie haines yup police know her all to well they need to find her jamie actually made two trips first she took amazon packages then she briskly walks them to the car then on her second trip she grabbed a larger box which contains more items including baby items but notice she left the graco baby swing nats: ambiancenow jamie is unique in the fact that she has two tattoos one on her left shoulder and then other on her loser back . the 4 people i just featured .campbell police call them porch pirates and they want them off the street the best part is you can help them anonymously yup there's an app for that just search for campbell police department nats: ambiance there use to be a time when you deliry people could simply leave your packages on at the door and you come home and they are still there.that was then and this is now in campbell stanley roberts kron 4 news ( mark ) coming up in kron four news at seven... a family vacation turns
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deadly.... we'll show you the rare condition that killed a four-year-old boy after swimming in the water. and before we head to break... here's a live look outside... embarcadero. [ birds chirping ] [ inhales, exhales ] [ announcer ] cigarettes are not just dangerous when they're smoked. [ rat squeaking ] they're dangerous long after. cigarette butts are toxic. they release chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] < "he's passing air. atta boy,
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cough it up.">( darya )
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police in new mexico save the of a g that was choking on cheese. albuquerque police were investigating a stolen car when a woman flagged them down because there was something wrong with her dog.. the officers ran over and found the dog limp and not breathing. after a few minutes of patting the dog on the eventually coughed up started breathing it turns out that these two cops had just been honored ago for buying a woman in need. ( darya ) tom cruise returns to action movies in the mummy this weekend.( mark ) universal is hoping the film beats out wonder woman which currently holds the number one spot in the box office. another film coming out this weekend is the indie horror film "it comes at night." it is expected to do well, but not as well as the mummy. also getting good reviews is "megyn leavey." it is based on a true story of a u-s marine and her dog.
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(darya) coming up with gary... we're all about the warriors historic run... we'll talk about the big game tonight. plus, you've heard everybody weigh in on if the warriors super team is ruining basketball. we'll hear lebron's answer and it may surprise you. ( mark ) plus... we are following breaking news... a car crashes into a home in the east bay causing a gas leak... we'll show you where it happened and... we are getting our first look at who police say set a construction site on fire in the east bay... kron four's will tran has more on the arsonist.
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. and early this morning
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president trump responds to the testimony of fired f-b-i director james comey. why he's claiming complete vindication. ( averi ) and the warriors go for the sweep tonight. i am live at oracle with a preview. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)on the heels of yesterday's

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