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this morning on the kron 4 morning news... shots fired at a church in the east bay. why police are investgating the case as a hate crime. (james) plus. less than a week after james comey testifies, jeff sessions is set to do the same. the new information we're getting into the newsroom. (james) and the golden state warriors can win their second title in three years tonight... and it could be in front of their home crowd for the first time ever. the kron 4 morning news now. (james) good morning and thanks for joining us on this monday, june 12. i'm james fletcher. (james)lets get a check of weather this morning... (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will
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persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80
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is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a religious symbol stands desecrated in
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the east bay. someone shot at a statue of a catholic saint. and now police are investigating it as a possible hate crime. kron four's spencer blake shows us the damage from san leandro. "it's just a shame, sad."a deacon at saint felicitas catholic church and school pointed out to kron four the several places where bullets damaged this statuealong with a flagpole and the roof over a breezeway."it's saddening and it's frightenening, but it makes us aware of what kind of world we're living in today."a neighbor heard the shots as they rang out saturday afternoon, and was even able to give a description of the suspected shooter to police. officers found the man who met the description, but he wasn't ready to go quietly."we gave him commands to comply with us, which he refused. shortly thereafter a wrestling match ensued between him and the officers. during the wrestling match it was discovered he had a gun in his waistband." finally police arrested the man, whose name and mug shot they've chosen not to release
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while the d-a reviews the case. back at the church, parishioners were almost lining up to see the damage on the sculpture representing a second-century christian martyr.this man wasn't really interested in seeing the marks left by eight bullets up close. "i think from a distance is enough. it's kind of sad to see, just ya know i've seen enough."police want to figure out a motive - to see if it would qualify this case as a hate crime, though parishioners told me they've never felt oppressed as catholics in this area."it's kind hard, hard to guess if it's religious, 'cause we're very diverse here; we have vietnamese, hispanic, white, every nationality comes here so it's kind of hard to figure out what the motive was."the deacon i spoke to doesn't have a damage estimate, but he says church staff will be meeting to decide whether to repair, replace, or leave the statue as is.(looklive)"after first getting news of the violent vandalism, about 15 people from the church prayed around this statue.and even prayed for the shooter who caused them so much emotional pain.in san leandro, spencer blake, kron four news.
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( james ) the alameda county sheriff's department needs help finding a man who went missing in lake tahoe. deputies say dan pham got in his kayak last thursday at lester beach and has not been seen since. his brother is a sheriffs deputy in alameda county. search efforts by the el dorado county sheriff, the u-s coast guard and state agencies were unable to find him. ( james ) attorney general jeff sessions has reportedly agreed to appear before the senate intelligence committee. sources say that sessions sent a letter over the weekend offering to testify tomorrow. it's not clear whether it will be a public hearing or conducted behind closed doors. the panel will decide. sessions recused himself from overseeing the federal investigation into possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia back in march. this after admitting he met twice last year with the russian ambassador to the u-s.
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a school district superintendent is apologizing to a student who was denied the chance to walk at graduation... for wearing his military uniform. 18-year-old harland fletcher from brentwood is a u-s army reserve medic for the state of california. fletcher wanted to wear his military uniform to graduation at liberty union high school... something he says he discussed in advance with several school officials. but because he did not wear his cap and gown over his uniform.. he says the school did not allow him to cross the graduation stage. it is against military uniform code to cover a service uniform. but this morning.. the district's superintendent is responding to the incident. writing..."on behalf of the liberty union high school district, i publically apologize to him and his family for this incident. no slight was meant to harland nor to the u.s. army." fletcher will be allowed to pick up his diploma later ( james ) happening tonight: game 5 of the nba finals. the warriors have
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a chance to win their second championship in three years in front of their fans. kron four's alecia reid went to yesterday's practice and spoke with the team about tonight's big game. there's a lot riding on game 5 both the warriors and the cavs know it's do or die.we gotta go out there and it's the same do or die approach bcuz we know what's on the line. shoot it's the only game that matters nowwe feel really great about playing in front of our crowd and we know it's gonna be loud tomorrowgame 4 was a wake up call for the warriors not to get too comfortable.draymond green - we won 3 games in a row in the finals, 15 overall in the playoffs, so we think it's just gonna happen, then all of a sudden we get smacked in the face and it's like whoaaa. you remember what can be. what can happen. clay thompson - our defense was obviously absent the other night. we gotta get back to that. start with defense then fly it aroundthey know the cavs will come out to play monday night and so they've been preparing.you wanna be able to adjust to anything. you want all areas covered offensively and defensively so i feel like we're slowly getting there. there are still a few small things that we can continue to try to perfect, and we're right thereboth teams have mutual respect for each others game. lebron james and kevin
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durant competing for a 2nd time during the nba finals james sees an obvious difference since 2012.lebron james - we've been on each other a lot these last 4 games and it's going to stay that way especially tomorrow and see what happens after that. his experience that he's had over his career since 12 and then you align that with steph, clay, draymond and this organization, it excels your experience as well so that definitely helps. ( james ) and two tickets for game 5 could be yours for
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the right price. oakland's mayor libby schaaf put them up for auction. and says the money raised from the highest bidder will be used to help a non-profit organization in the city that helps businesses run by young adult entrepreneurs. bids must be in by 10 this morning. you can find a link on our website kron four dot com. (james) still ahead. a woman allegedly kidnapped and chained to the back seat of a car in las vegas is found nearly 700 miles away.... and it was all caught on camera. plus. the escape from alcatraz triatholon suddenly changes to a biatholon for the first time ever. we hear from the upset participants on the last minute change. and after the break. a bartender is beaten to death... who police have put behind bars in connection to the killing. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge
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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.
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(james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast.
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a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) police say an
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off-duty bartender was beaten to death by a person who had recently been kicked out of a popular san joaquin county bar. that victim's friend is speaking out about the incident this morning. doug johnson has the story. a man died after being beaten by a patron who had recently been kicked out of a lathrop pub, according to a friend close to the victim. robert crabtree, an off-duty bartender, hit his head on the pavement outside of the fireside inn when he was allegedly assaulted by michael west. at the hospital, his family chose to take him off life support when his brain stopped functioning following surgery, according to co- workers.west, 37, was booked into san joaquin county jail thursday on several charges including involuntary manslaughter, battery against an emergency person and assault with a deadly weapon. crabtree had already called police to get west thrown out of the bar for stealing other people's drinks and taking money left for bartenders. people at the fireside inn believe that west came back to start a fight specifically with crabtree.patti deangelis was close with crabtree. she said he had worked in lathrop for over 20 years and was well-known in the town.west's first court date is set for tuesday.
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( james @ bam ) newly released video shows a bizarre arrest of a man and his transgender lover after the pair allegedly kidnapped a
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woman in las vegas. police found her in new mexico. authorities say they were planning to take the vicim to a cave and brainwash her into marrying one of them. rebecca atkins has the video and explains what happened. natsot/victim"oh my god thank you!"a woman chained up, in the back of minivan...state police couldn't believe what they were seeing in january. natsot/officer"she's chained down by the neck." the rescue on the main drag in espanola came less than 24 hours after witnesses saw the woman dragged out of her las vegas nevada apartment. the woman's worst nightmare, finally coming to an end when state police got an alert -- and pulled the minivan over."keep your hands up, keep coming back." police arrested the woman's ex-boyfriend jack morgan, and his new lover -- samuel brown.samuel brown/suspect"she's chained up! natsot/officer"is there anyone else in there?"samuel brown/suspect"yes there's one person." police then find her. and unchain her.natsot/victim
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"he dragged me out of the place, and i fought so (bleep) hard cause i was like, this is how you die." in a federal criminal complaint, investigators say morgan and brown planned the kidnapping for more than a year.samuel brown/suspect"i'm really frightened."both men put in patrol cars.the 19-year-old didn't have a lot to say. samuel brown/suspect"samuel lee brown, but i prefer to be called sophia." but morgan sure didjack morgan/suspect "you got a favorite hymn?" natsot/officer"no i don't" wanting to sing...jack morgan/suspect"amazing grace..."it went on for minutes....jack morgan/suspect "i once was lost..." natsot/officer"that's pretty good." jack morgan/suspect"ya i do what i can." he also asked for his bibles, and made some mental notes...jack morgan/suspect"note to self... wear shoes next time."morgan, seemingly unfazed...his victim, just thankful to be alive. ( james ) that was rebecca
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atkins reporting. both suspects face charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment and conspiracy. ( james ) the weather caused a major problem for athletes competing in the "escape from alcatraz" tri-atholon. for the first time in history, the swimming portion of the competition was canceled because of dangerous currents in the bay. kron four's averi harper has the story. many racers traveled thousands of miles to be in san francisco for the epic race...they had to make the best of it after the most iconic leg... the swim from alcatraz to marina green was canceled."little sad that we won't get to swim but i think my stronger legs are the bike and the run it will be an advantage for me i guess i'm super excited i get to start the bike without being tired from the swim."thousands of participants....from all 50 states and around the globe were here.even seven olympians who competed in rio suited up for the event.all the training didn't go to waste.... this triathlon turned biathlon was still a tough course.18 miles biking... lots of it a grueling trek uphill.followed by an 8 mile run through the city!before the finish at marina green."nine months of
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preparation for the cold swim bike and run 3000 miles of traveling and you pull up to the boat and and they say it's canceled i'm going to run and bike today but it will be unfinished business and maybe i'll come back next year." visitors and locals alike say they'll back in hope of completing all 3 parts of race. even if it means another year of hard training."if i wanted to come back again it would be very possible to come back again i am bummed just because i am a swimmer and i was really excited for that that's kind of the whole escape experience if you think about that guess i'll just have to come back another year and it will be motivation to come back again."all an effort to put months of hard work and dedication on display.in san francisco, averi harper, kron 4 news.
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( james ) a news conference will be held in oakland this morning to address the raiders move to las vegas. the group "stand with oakland" is now working with several sports lawyers about to the nfl's decision to move the oakland raiders to las vegas. the group says their focus is on keeping professional football in oakland. the news conference begins around 10:30 this morning. ( james ) still ahead. the defense is taking the center stage in bill cosby's sex assault trial... we'll explain if will he take the stand in his own trial. robin...?( robin @ landing ) james, pixar's latest animated movie is finally here. we'll take a close look at "cars 3" after the break. [ birds chirping ]
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[ 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 ] no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( robin @ landing ) in entertaintment news this morning. pixar's latest animated adventure, "cars 3" heads to theaters this week. the movie celebrated its world premiere over the weekend. rick damigella shows us which of the voices behind the wheels were there, in the hollywood minute. (nat)the cast of "cars three" walked the red carpet at the movie's world premiere this weekend. familiar faces, or rather, voices from the cars cast included larry the cable guy, jenifer lewis and john ratzenberger. they were joined by franchise newcomers cristela alonzo, nathan fillion, kerry washington, lea delaria and armie hammer. the voice of "lightning mcqueen" says the champion racer is at a career crossroads in the movie."lightning mcqueen is still racing, still winning, still dominating, or so he thinks. but there's sort of this next generation of racers that's come up and it's all of a sudden challenging him and
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he's dealing with that existential question of "do i still have it?""cars three" officially races into theaters friday.(nat)jennifer lawrence has survived a scare. a rep for the oscar-winning actress says lawrence was flying from her hometown, louisville, kentucky, to new jersey, when one of her private plane's engines failed. the plane diverted to buffalo, new york, where its second engine failed... but it managed to land safely.in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. (james) still ahead on the kron four morning news. today marks one year since the pulse nightclub massacre in orlando florida... we'll show you how san francisco's castro district is remembering the victims. plus. over a dozen penn state university frat members will be in court today, accused in the hazing death of a pledge ... we hear from the heartbroken parents of the victim. and rain hit some parts of the bay area yesterday. meteoroligst anny hong is in the weather center with the forecast. next.
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we're coming up on 4-30... here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... a man is arrested for shooting at a church statue in san leandro. police are now investigating it as a possible hate crime. this happened saturday afternoon at the saint felicitas church. eight bullets struck the statue of a catholic saint. police found a man who matched witnesses' description of the gunman shortly after the shooting. attorney general jeff sessions has agreed to testify before the senate intelligence committee. sources say that sessions sent a letter over the weekend offering to testify tomorrow. it's not clear whether it will be a public hearing or conducted behind closed doors. the panel will decide. sessions recused himself from overseeing the federal investigation into possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia back in march. the warriors will try and close out the
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cavaliers and win their 2nd n- b-a title in three years. both the warriors and cavs held practice yesterday. if the warriors win, it will be the first time in franchise history that the team has won a championship in front of their home crowd. game 5 is set for 6:00 tonight. (james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic. (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather
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conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james @ landing ) today marks one year since the worst terrorist attack in u-s history since 9-11. a
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little after two in the morning on june 12th last year, gunman omar mateen opened fire inside a gay orlando nightclub. killing 49 people and injuring 53 others. the city of san francisco no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min
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from 37 to the toll plaza. from 37 to the than 30 min drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james @ landing ) today marks one year since the worst terrorist attack in u-s history since 9-11. a little after two in the morning on june 12th last year, gunman omar mateen opened fire inside an orlando nightclub popular with the gay community... killing 49 people and injuring 53 others. the city of san francisco is paying homage to those victims
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and there families. kron four's hermela aregawi has the story. people in san francisco came together to remember the dead. chris lopez lost her longtime friend eddie in the shooting and the loss inspires her to keep fighting. chris lopez aka bunny/lost a friend in pulse nightclub shooting: it's all about the resistance and i know some people have different issues about that but its important because if we keep being silent these issues are going to keep goiing on and on and on.29 year old omar mateen was killed after barricading himself in a bathroom at the club.his wife was arrested in january for obstrution of justice.a year later, lopez and others say the fear the attack mounted on the lgbt community is still palpable. chris lopez aka bunny/lost a friend in pulse nightclub shooting:it's definitely made me more aware when i'm in nightclubs because this could have been us here, um this happene on us soil. it could happen in any
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of the nightclubs...okay are we next. you know i have, i'm from new york. is it going to happen in new york. i thought it was going to be a chain of terrorist attacks. enrique ramirez/concerned about terror attacksi was really really really scared and i was like oh my god what's going to happen. are they going to target us. should we be scared. should i like should i go to the gay pride parade. i don't should go.(hermela aregawi)memorial services for those who shooting will the country.in san francisco, aregawi, kron ( james ) police have arrested a man they say burglarized two businesses in martinez. police responded to reports of a burglary yesterday morning at an antique store on main street near ferry street. investigators say the man was gone by the time police arrived so officers viewed the surveillance footage of the burglary. police received a report of a silent alarm had been triggered at a business less than a mile away. when officers arrived, they found the man from the earlier surveillance video. police arrested stanley holton who
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they say was already on probation for assault with a deadly weapon. ( james ) happening today... bill cosby's defense lawyers will begin calling witnesses in the commedian's rape trial. the prosecution rested it's case on friday. cosby was originally ánot going to testify in his high profile sexual assault case, but his lawyer says that is now a possibility. the 79-year- old faces possible prison time if convicted of drugging and molesting andrea constand at his philadelphia home in 2004. cosby's defense team says he only gave the victim benadryl and that the sexual encounter was consensual. ( james ) eighteen members of a penn state fraternity will be in court today to face charges in the hazing death of a pledge. 19-year-old tim piazza died in february. authorities say he appeared to be heavily intoxicated as he fell several times, including down a set of stairs. the hearing will determine if prosecutors have enough evidence to send the case to trial. security video from
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inside the frat house that night will play a big role in the hearing. his parents say their son was murdered. ( james ) several defendants face dozens of charges, including aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter. others face charges of evidence (james) still ahead... the latest on the search efforts for the missing boy from southern california. we'll show you what hundreds are doing to bring him home. plus... a major shake up at uber could be on the horizon. why the c-e-o could be forced to step down. and after the break. health officials are investigating cases of legionnaires' disease, a lung infection at one of las vegas's popular hotel and
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casino's. what to look out for and why doctors say it is one of the most undiagnosed diseases. next. and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. food. water. internet. we need it to live. but what we don't need are surprises, like extra monthly fees.
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i see you, fee, played by legendary actress anjelica huston. you got me, mark. we just want fast internet for one, simple rate. for all the streaming and the shopping and the newsing, but most of all... for the this. internet for one everyday simple price and no extra monthly fees. ( james ) several people are sick
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after staying at a las vegas hotel. uests were diagnosed with what's called legionnaires disease - a form of lung disease, which can be very dangerous depending on who gets it. and because it can just look like pneumonia, health officials are concerned there are more people out there with the disease. kron4's hermela aregawi explains. the southern nevada health district says the bacteria that causes the disease was
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found in water at the rio hotel.two guests that stayed there one in march.. and another in april showed symptoms after returning home - sparking an investigation late last month.mark bergtholdt/southern nevada health district: "its actually one of the most undiagnosed diseases we have because it presents as pneumonia and doctors dont test for legionnaires."legionnaire's is a lung infection. it can be dangerous for the elderly.... smokers... or anyone with a weak immune system.mark bergtholdt/southern nevada health district: thats one reason we issued the press release, were concerned there may be people out there who come down with pneumonia and may not be diagnosed. we're trying to identify how large this cluster is."the rio hotel says it's taking aggressive action.out of an abundance of caution, the hotel has moved guests from the areas where the bacteria was found - and are flushing the system with chrlorine.(hermela aregawi) symptoms include fever, cough, chills or muscle aches. and show up within 2-10 days of exposure.
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( james ) and here's a live look outside... toll plaza. anny hong has the weather forecast after the break.
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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. (james) welcome back to
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the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... the alameda county sheriff's department needs help finding a man who went missing in lake tahoe. deputies say dan pham got in his kayak last thursday at lester beach and has not been seen since. his brother is a sheriffs deputy in alameda county. search efforts by the el dorado county sheriff, the u-s coast guard and state agencies were unable to find him. the weather caused major problems for athletes competing in the "escape from
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alcatraz" triathlon. for the first time in the race's history, the swimming portion of the competition was canceled because of dangerous currents in the bay. the triathlon turned into a biathlon about an hour before the race yesterday. a news conference will be held later this morning to address the raiders move to las vegas. the group "stand with oakland" is now working with several sports lawyers to fight the nfl's decision to move the oakland raiders to las vegas. the group says their focus is on keeping professional football in oakland. (james) here is a live look outside from our embarcadero camera.... (james) meteorologist anny hong
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has what you need to know before heading this morning. (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift
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inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) a pasedna boy remains missing this morning. more than 150 people went out over the weekend to search for five-year-old aramazd andressian. alys martinez has the story. a five-year-old boy has vanished after a trip to disneyland. . the search resumed this morning for aramazd andressian junior over 150 people are currently searching a 20-mile radius of santa ynez.... to find the five-year-old. aramazd has been missing since last month. he was last seen leaving disneyland with his father who is in a custody battle with his mom. aramazd's dad was later found drugged and passed out without his son. aramazd's dad was arrested after his son disappeared, but was later released. however...he is still a person of interest in the case.
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( james ) ( james ) the case.
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( james ) uber is discussing the fate of its c-e-o today. uber management has been accused of turning a blind eye to harassment, discrimination and bullying. the accusations are being investigated by former attorney general eric holder. the board met yesterday to consider recommendations made by holder. the meeting comes days after the company fired 20 employee for bad behavior. the board is considering asking c-e-o travis kalanick to step down amidst all the controversy. ( james ) bay area baseball. the giants hosted the twins, hoping to avoid getting swept for the fifth time this season. it was a rough day for matt cain: he allowed 7 hits and 5 runs in just under 5 innings
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of work. later in the game, buster posey drives one down the left field line -- that brings in the go-ahead run. posey had 3 hits and 4 rbi's the giants win 13 to 8. they play the royals tomorrow night. ( james ) as for the a's, lets go to the 6th where the game is tied at 3 in tampa bay. khris davis hits the go- ahead run, and the a's take the one run lead. the rays took the lead in a sac fly later. then in the ninth -- the a's load the bases -- but khris davis strikes out swinging tampa bay hangs on, they win 5 to 4. oakland is in miami to take on the marlins tomorrow night. ( james ) the kron4 morning news wants to send you to see disney's broadway hit aladdin! watch the kron4 morning news all this week catch the word of the day during the 7am hour. then
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go to kron4 dot com and enter for your chance to win four tickets to see aladdin in november at the orphium theater. ( james ) still ahead. shots fired at a church in the east bay. why police are investgating the case as a hate crime. that's coming up on the kron four morning news at 5. and after the break. tom cruise takes on wonder woman in the box office. we'll show you who came out on top. next. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... sutro tower. the bathroom.
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when things go wrong here, you remember. quilted northern is designed to work so well, you can forget your bathroom trips. but sir froggy can never forget. "i used to be a prince. but no princess would kiss me now." (robin) no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( james ) tom cruise took on wonder woman at the box office this weekend and wonder woman came out on top. david daniel shows us top five flicks. "guardians of the galaxy volume two" stayed in the top five for the sixth straight weekend, earning six-point-two million dollars, giving the sequel a domestic total of 366-million. "pirates of the caribbean: dead men tell no tales" is up to 136-million domestic after a fourth-place weekend worth 10-point-seven million. 12-point-three million put "captain underpants: the first epic movie" in third place."okay. all right.""kick her ass!" (nat)"the mummy" opened in second place with 32-point-two million dollars, slightly
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lower than expected.(nat) "never let your guard down!" "wonder woman" easily captured a second straight weekend title, earning 57-point-two million dollars for a 10-day total of 205-million. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news at five. the warriors can win their 2nd title in 3 years tonight. kron four's terisa estacio is live at oracle. plus. a high school student will receive his diploma after he was denied the chance to walk at graduation. kron four's will tran is live to tell you why he was denied. and we have breaking news from london. who police have arrested now in connection with the london bridge attack.
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( terisa ) the warriors and cavs square off tonight in game 5 of the n-b-a finals.
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i am live at oracle arena with a preview. ( will ) happening today a high school graduate will get his diploma after being denies his graduation ceremony. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) and see why a shooting at an east bay church is now being investigated as a hate crime. ( james ) good morning i'm james fletcher.( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift
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inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. bridge drive less than 20 toll to 101 ( mark ) tonight the warriors will try and close out the cleveland cavaliers and win their 2nd n-b-a title in three years.( james ) kron 4's terisa estacio is live at oracle arena this morning with a preview. terisa. ( terisa ) both the warriors and cavs held practice at the warriors
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headquarters yesterday. if the warriors win tonight... it will be the first time in franchise history that the warriors win a championship in front of their home crowd. after practice yesterday the team talked about what it will take to get the job done. ( terisa ) tip off for
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tonight's game is set for 6:00 at oracle arena. ( mark ) thanks terisa. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) and if you don't have a ticket to tonight's game there are plenty of watch
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parties being held tonight. games will be shown on big screen t-v's at bars all across the bay area. and some bars are getting in the spirit with special warriors themed food and drinks. < bridget terrebona, the chapel bartender//"we got curry wings and they're hot wings with curry on them. we've got sliders and french fries and all kinds of things to go along with the game tomorrow. it's really fantastic as well.">( james ) for a list of places where you can watch the game tonight... visit our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) two tickets for tonight's game could be yours for the right price. oakland's mayor libby schaaf put them up for auction... and says the money raised from the highest bidder will be used to help a non-profit organization in the city. the cash raised will go to a non-profit that helps businesses run by young adult entrepreneurs. bids must be in by 10 this morning. you can find a link on our website kron four dot com. ( mark ) and we want to see how you are showing off your warrior pride. you can take a picture of you and
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your family wearing your warrior gear and send it to us through the kron 4 mobile app. just push the report it tab and you could see your picture right here on the kron 4 morning news. ( james ) san leandro police arrest a man for shooting at a church statue. police are now investigating it as a possible hate crime. this happened saturday afternoon at the saint felicitas (fell-iss-it-uss) church. church members have since lined up to see the damage left by eight bullets hitting the statue of a catholic saint. police found a man who matched witnesses' description of the gunman shortly after the shooting. there was a struggle during the arrest and police found a gun on his waistband. parishioners spoke to kron four about his possible motive for the shooting. ( james ) police have not yet released any information about the man they arrested in connection with the shooting.
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a deacon at the church does not have an estimate for the damage. he says church staff will meet to decide whether to repair, replace or leave the statue as is. ( mark ) happening today... a high school student will receive his diploma after he was denied the chance to walk at graduation... for wearing his military uniform.( james ) will tran is live at liberty union high school with the details. will. ( will ) a school district superintendent is apologizing to a student who was denied the chance to walk at graduation... for wearing his military uniform. 18-year-old harland fletcher from brentwood is a u-s army reserve medic for the state of california. fletcher wanted to wear his military uniform to graduation at liberty union high school... something he says he discussed in advance with several school officials. but because he did not wear his cap and gown over his uniform.. he says the
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school did not allow him to cross the graduation stage. it is against military uniform code to cover a service uniform. but this morning.. the district's superintendent is responding to the incident. writing..."on behalf of the liberty union high school district, i publically apologize to him and his family for this incident. no slight was meant to harland nor to the u.s. army." fletcher will be allowed to pick up his diploma later today.
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( james ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out ( mark ) the alameda county sheriff's department needs help finding a man who went missing in lake tahoe. deputies say dan pham got in his kayak last thursday at lester beach and has not been seen since. his brother is a sheriffs deputy in alameda county. search efforts by the el dorado county sheriff, the u-s coast guard and state agencies were unable to find him. ( james ) breaking news from overnight... another arrest has been made in the london bridge terror attack. a 19-year-old man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. investigators say the man was arrested after police carried out a raid late last night in east london. six other men remain in custody... after the june 3-rd terrorist attack that left eight people dead
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and dozens wounded. ( james ) british police have released new surveillance images of the manchester bomber. now they are trying to gather information on the car he was driving weeks before the attack. police say they found bomb making materials in that car. also police have released the last two people who were being held for questioning. investigators say the bomber worked alone to build the bomb that killed 22 people at an ariana grande concert last month. ( mark ) attorney general jeff sessions has agreed to testify before the senate intelligence committee. sources say that sessions sent a letter over the weekend offering to testify tomorrow. it's not clear whether it will be a public hearing or conducted behind closed doors. the panel will decide. sessions recused himself from overseeing the federal investigation into possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia back in march. this after admitting he met twice last year with the russian ambassador to the u-s. sessions would likely face questions from senators not only about those meetings... but also about his involvement in the firing of former f-b-i
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director james comey. ( mark ) still ahead ... a mother is facing murder charges in the deaths of her two daughters. the disturbing way police say the toddlers were killed. and later... a major shake up at uber could be on the horizon. why the c-e-o could be forced to step down. and after the break... construction set to begin on a major road in the east bay. see where it is and how long it will last. ( anny ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. .
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crave van! 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 ) a hail storm surprises
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people in the north bay. this was the scene yesterday in sebastopol. this video was sent to us by a kron 4 viewer... showing hail the size of marbles coming down. fortunately nothing like this is expected today. ( mark )( james ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast.
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a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge no major hot spots. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the
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maze to sf. ( james ) happening today... crews in contra costa county will begin fixing alhambra road... months after it was washed out during severe winter storms. 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. ( james ) there are new efforts in the fight to keep the raiders in oakland. a
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news conference will be held later this morning to address the raiders move to las vegas. the group "stand with oakland" is now working with several sports lawyers to fight the nfl's decision to move the oakland raiders to las vegas. the group says their focus is on keeping professional football in oakland. ( mark ) new this morning the city of washington d-c and the state of maryland are planning to sue president trump. the lawsuit claims that the president violated anti-corruption clauses in the constitution by accepting millions of dollars from foreign governments after he took office. the district attorney for maryland say the president broke a promise to keep his businesses separate from his administration. the president had said that his businesses would be run by his sons in order to avoid a conflict of interest. the white house has not yet responded to this ( mark ) a 19-year-old texas mother has been charged in the death of her two daughters after leaving them inside a hot car for several hours. investigators say amanda hawkins intentionally left her one and two-year-old girls inside the car from
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tuesday night to wednesday afternoon. temperatures reached up to the 80's during that time. police say she was visiting a friend at the time and when someone told her that her kids were crying - she said they would cry themselves to sleep. a former friend of hawkins says she stopped hanging out with hawkins because of the way she treated her daughters. she even considered calling child protective services. ( mark ) hawkins told doctors they collapsed while smelling flowers but later admitted to police what happened. ( james ) uber is discussing the fate of its c-e- o today. uber management has been accused of turning a blind eye to harassment, discrimination and bullying. the accusations are being investigated by former attorney general eric holder. the board met yesterday to consider recommendations made by holder. the meeting comes days after the company fired 20 employee for bad behavior. the board is
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considering asking c-e-o travis kalanick to step down amidst all the controversy. ( james ) the newly elected montana congressman greg gianforte has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor assault for body slamming a reporter. a journalist was asking then-candidate gianforte a question about health care when an altercation occurred. the reporter accused the republican of body slamming him. gianforte has since apologized and promised to donate 50-thousand dollars to the committee to protect journalists. a misdemeanor assault conviction carries a maximum penalty of up to six months in jail and a fine of up to 500-hundred dollars. ( mark ) a new jersey bride had no idea president trump would show up on her wedding day. the wedding party cheered when president trump made an appearance at the party. the wedding was at his trump national golf club in new jersey.. you can see the bride run over and hug the president. president trump later posed for pictures with the guests. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the bill cosby rape trial enters it's second week. the surprising witness the
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defense may end up calling to the stand. and next... it is one of the biggest races in san francisco. see how history was made at this year's escape from alcatraz triathlon. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) the weather caused major problems for athletes competing in the "escape from alcatraz" triathlon. for the first time in the race's history, the swimming portion of the competition was canceled
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because of dangerous currents in the bay. the triathlon turned into a biathlon about an hour before the race yesterday. contestants biked 18 miles followed by an eight mile run through the city before finishing at marina green. many racers traveled thousands of miles to be in san francisco for the race. ( james ) more than two-thousand people participated in the event, including seven olympians who competed in rio. race officials say anyone who raced this year is guaranteed to participate in next year's event. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... remembering the victims the deadly pulse night club shooting. one year after the attack... see how people across the country are honoring the victims who were killed.( james ) here is a look at your current
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conditions. your bay area forecast is next.
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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. ( mark )( james ) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast.
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a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend. ( james ) today marks the one year anniversary of the deadly pulse night club shooting.( mark ) and early this morning a large crowd gathered outside the night club to remember the 49 people killed.( james ) andrew spencer has the story. staring at the candles... at the memorial outside the pulse nightclub... brought many people back to last year's shooting.linda stewart / florida state senate: "when you remember the tragedy that did happen, there's no way around it; there's gonna be tears."for about an hour, overnight, people dressed as angels stood somberly outside the shuttered orlando nightclub......the formality of the ceremony helping them deal with the gravity of what happened.linda stewart / florida state senate: "i think
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that what we gain from all of this and the remembrances is that we prove again and again that orlando stands together." at around two a-m on june 12, 2016, a gunman entered pulse -- a gay nightclub in orlando. omar mateen killed 49 people and injured dozens more, keeping police at bay for more than three hours, before he, too, was shot and killed.his wife, noor salman, is still awaiting trial on charges of obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting mateen in providing material support to isis.she has pled not guilty. the pulse nightclub is still closed -- shuttered since the shooting......and while many of the physical injuries have healed, the survivors and the community as a whole will likely be dealing with the emotional long time.i'm andrew spencer, reporting ( mark ) and last night a small memorial was also held in san francisco to remember the victims of the shooting. and kron 4 spoke with a woman who lost a friend in the
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massacre. she says they want to emphasize that it is time for people to keep resisting bigotry.
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they say was already on probation for assault with a deadly weapon. ( james ) the search continues this morning for a 5-year-old boy who vanished after a trip to disneyland. aramazd andressian is from south pasadena and has been missing since april 22nd. he was last seen leaving disneyland with his father. police say the man is currently in a custody battle with the boy's mother. she reported her son missing after his father did not bring him home. police say his father was then found drugged and passed out in a park near solvang. he told police that he could not remember what happened to his son. he was arrested and later released, but is still a person of interest in the case. ( mark ) happening today... closing arguments will begin in the case of a former minnesota police officer charged with killing a black man."i told him not to reach for it! please lord don't tell me that he is gone." ( mark ) the death of 32-year-old philando castile
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during a traffic stop last summer.. was captured on facebook live. officer jeronimo yanez cried while he testified last week, that castile ignored his instructions not to reach for his gun. castile had a permit for the weapon. yanez is charged with manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. ( mark ) eighteen members of a penn state fraternity will be in court today to face charges in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge. 19-year-old tim piazza died in february. investigators say he appeared to be heavily intoxicated as he fell several times, including down a set of stairs. the hearing will determine if prosecutors have enough evidence to send the case to trial. security video from inside the frat house that night will play a big role in the hearing. piazza's parents say their son was murdered.
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shattered.">( mark ) several defendants face dozens of charges, including aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter. others face charges of evidence tampering. ( james ) happening today... bill cosby's defense lawyers will begin calling witnesses in the commedian's rape trial. the prosecution rested it's case on friday. cosby was originally ánot going to testify in his high profile sexual assault case, but his lawyer says that is now a possibility. the 79-year- old faces possible prison time if convicted of drugging and molesting andrea constand at his philadelphia home in 2004. cosby's defense team says he only gave the victim benadryl and that the sexual encounter was consensual. ( james ) coming up ... parents are outraged because of what áwasn't in their kids' yearbooks. why they say their first amendment rights have been violated. and after the break... be careful before you eat any chicken today. why one company is
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( mark ) a warning this morning before you eat chicken. tyson is recalling more than two-million-pounds of ready-to- eat chicken products.( james ) according to the u-s-d-a... the products could contain milk. the recall applies to bulk cases of breaded chicken items produced and packaged between august 20-16 and january 20-17.( mark ) for more information about the specific items being recalled, log on to kron4-dot- com. ( mark ) and here are some of the stories we are working on for the kron four morning news at six... we are following breaking news out of england... another arrest made in the london bridge terror attack. see
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what we are learning about the teenager behind bars.( james ) plus... two people contract a dangerous disease at a popular las vegas hotel.... we'll show you what you need to be on the lookout for.( mark ) and... a theatre company's rendition of julius ceasar is drawing controversy. hear why multiple corporate companies are ending their sponsorship over a scene in the play.
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win their 2nd n-b-a title in three years. if the warriors win, it will be the first time in franchise history that the team has won a championship in front of their home crowd. game 5 is set for 6:00 tonight.( james ) a school superintendent is apologizing to a student who was denied the chance to walk at graduation for wearing his military uniform. he was denied to walk at liberty union high school. 18-year-old harland fletcher from brentwood is a u-s army reserve medic for the state of california. it is against military uniform code to cover a service uniform. fletcher will be allowed to pick up his diploma later today.( mark ) san leandro police arrest a man for shooting at a church statue. police are now investigating it as a possible hate crime. this happened saturday afternoon at the saint felicitas (fell-iss-it-uss) church. eight bullets struck the statue of a catholic saint. ( mark )( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before
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you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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(anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend.
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( mark ) it was a busy weekend in san francisco for the northern california sikh community. a parade and rally was held to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the indian government's attack on
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the sikh's holiest shrine in india. an estimated 10- thousand sikh's attended yesterday's event. those in attendance wanted to highlight the fact that after 33 years, the religious and economic demands of the sikh minority remain unaddressed in india. the event shined light on the recurring theme of human rights violations of minorities in india.
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happened. he reported west was stealing other people's drinks and taking money from bartenders. people at the bar believe west came back to start a fight with crab-tree. crab-tree later died after he was taken off life-support. west is set to appear in court tomorrow. ( james ) parents are accusing one high school in new jersey of censoring president trump slogans in the school yearbook. two students were wearing shirts supporting the president in their yearbook photo. they say the slogans showed up on their individual pictures but not on the one that was published in the yearbook. another student claims she wanted a quote from president trump next to her yearbook photo but it never showed up. some parents are calling for the yearbooks to be re-issued.
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been done by the company that published the yearbooks. ( mark ) bay area baseball. the giants hosted the twins, hoping to avoid getting swept for the fifth time this season. ( james ) it was a rough day for matt cain: he allowed 7 hits and 5 runs in less than 5 innings of work. later in the game, buster posey drives one down the left field line -- that brings in the go-ahead run. posey had 3 hits and 4 r-b-i's the giants win 13 to 8. they play the royals tomorrow night. ( mark ) as for the a's, lets go to the 6th where the game is tied at 3 in tampa bay. khris davis drives in the go-ahead run, and the a's take the one run lead. but the rays would come back to retake the lead. then in the ninth -- the a's load the bases -- but khris davis strikes out swinging tampa bay hangs on, they win 5 to 4. oakland is in miami to take on the marlins tomorrow night. ( mark ) the kron4 morning
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( james ) tom cruise took on wonder woman at the box office this weekend and wonder woman came out on top.( mark ) david daniel shows us the top five movies from the weekend. "guardians of the galaxy volume two" stayed in the top five for the sixth straight weekend, earning six-point-two million dollars, giving the sequel a domestic total of 366-million. "pirates of the caribbean: dead men tell no tales" is up to 136-million domestic after a fourth-place weekend worth 10-point-seven million. 12-point-three million put "captain underpants: the first epic movie" in third place."okay. all right.""kick her ass!" (nat)"the mummy" opened in second place with 32-point-two million dollars, slightly lower than expected.(nat) "never let your guard down!" "wonder woman" easily captured a second straight weekend title, earning 57-point-two
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million dollars for a 10-day total of 205-million. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( james ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... a mother is facing murder charges in the deaths of her two daughters. the disturbing way police say the toddlers were killed. construction set to begin on a major road in the east bay. how long it will last and the changes you can expect once the project is done. the warriors are getting ready for game 5 of the n-b-a finals. terisa estacio is live at oracle arena this morning with more on what the players and coaches are saying about tonight's big matchup. [ birds chirping ]
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[ seagulls squawking ] ( terisa ) the warriors
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and cavs square off tonight in game 5 of the n-b-a finals. i am live at oracle arena with a preview. ( will ) happening today a high school graduate will get his diploma after being denies his graduation ceremony. i will have the details in a live report. ( james ) and we are following
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breaking news out england... another arrest made in connection to the london bridge terror attack. more on the overnight raids are up ahead.
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(james) good morning i'm james fletcher..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. ( mark ) tonight the warriors will try and close out the cleveland cavaliers and win their 2nd n-b-a title in three years.( james ) kron 4's terisa estacio is live at oracle arena this morning with a preview. terisa. ( terisa ) both the warriors and cavs held practice at the warriors headquarters yesterday. if the warriors win tonight... it will be the first time in franchise history that the warriors win
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a championship in front of their home crowd. after practice yesterday the team talked about what it will take to get the job done.
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game is set for 6:00 at oracle arena. ( mark ) thanks terisa. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( james ) and if you don't have a ticket to tonight's game there are plenty of watch parties being held tonight. games will be shown on big screen t-v's at bars all across the bay area. and some bars are getting in the spirit with special warriors themed food and drinks. < bridget terrebona, the chapel bartender//"we got curry wings and they're hot wings with curry on them. we've got sliders and french fries and all kinds of things to go along with the game tomorrow. it's really fantastic as well.">( james ) for a list of places where you can watch the game tonight... visit our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) two tickets for tonight's game could be yours for the right price. oakland's mayor libby schaaf put them up for auction... and says the money raised from the highest bidder will be used to help a non-profit organization in the city. the cash raised will go to a non-profit that helps businesses run by
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young adult entrepreneurs. bids must be in by 10 this morning. you can find a link on our website kron four dot com. ( mark ) and we want to see how you are showing off your warrior pride. you can take a picture of you and your family wearing your warrior gear and send it to us through the kron 4 mobile app. just push the report it tab and you could see your picture right here on the kron 4 morning news. ( mark ) happening today... a high school student will receive his diploma after he was denied the chance to walk at graduation... for wearing his military uniform.( james ) will tran is live at liberty union high school with the details. will. ( will ) a school district superintendent is apologizing to a student who was denied the chance to walk at graduation... for wearing his military uniform. 18-year-old harland fletcher from brentwood is a u-s army
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reserve medic for the state of california. fletcher wanted to wear his military uniform to graduation at liberty union high school... something he says he discussed in advance with several school officials. but because he did not wear his cap and gown over his uniform.. he says the school did not allow him to cross the graduation stage. it is against military uniform code to cover a service uniform. but this morning.. the but this but this morning.. the district's superintendent is responding to the incident. writing..."on behalf of the liberty union high school district, i publically apologize to him and his
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family for this incident. no slight was meant to harland nor to the u.s. army." fletcher will be allowed to pick up his diploma later today. ( james ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) a man is arrested for shooting at a church statue in san leandro. police are now investigating it as a possible hate crime. this happened saturday afternoon at the saint felicitas church. church members have since lined up to see the damage left by eight bullets hitting the statue of a catholic saint.
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police found a man who matched witnesses' description of the gunman shortly after the shooting. there was a struggle during the arrest and police found a gun on his waistband. parishioners spoke to kron four about his possible motive for the shooting. ( james ) police have not yet released any information about the man they arrested in connection with the shooting. a deacon at the church does not have an estimate for the damage. he says church staff will meet to decide whether to repair, replace or leave the statue as is. ( james ) the alameda county sheriff's department needs help finding a man who went missing in lake tahoe. deputies say dan pham got in his kayak last thursday at lester beach and has not been seen since. his brother is a sheriffs deputy in alameda county. search efforts by
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the el dorado county sheriff, the u-s coast guard and state agencies were unable to find him. ( mark ) breaking news from overnight... another arrest has been made in the london bridge terror attack. a 19-year-old man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. investigators say the man was arrested after police carried out a raid late last night in east london. six other men remain in custody... after the june 3-rd terrorist attack that left eight people dead and dozens wounded. ( mark ) british police have released new surveillance images of the manchester bomber. now they are trying to gather information on the car he was driving weeks before the attack. police say they found bomb making materials in that car. also police have released the last two people who were being held for questioning. investigators say the bomber worked alone to build the bomb that killed 22 people at an ariana grande concert last month. ( james ) a 19-year-old texas mother has been charged
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in the death of her two daughters after leaving them inside a hot car for several hours. investigators say amanda hawkins intentionally left her one and two-year-old girls inside the car from tuesday night to wednesday afternoon. temperatures reached up to the 80's during that time. police say she was visiting a friend at the time and when someone told her that her kids were crying - she said they would cry themselves to sleep. a former friend of hawkins says she stopped hanging out with hawkins because of the way she treated her daughters. she even considered calling child protective services. ( james ) hawkins told doctors they collapsed while smelling flowers but later admitted to police what happened. ( james ) coming up... a theatre company's rendition
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of julius ceasar is drawing controversy. hear why companies are ending their sponsorship over a scene in the play. plus...a last ditch effort to keep the raiders in oakland... what supporters are doing today to get the team to stay. and... the average price of gas is going down...just in time for summer vacation. see how much it will cost you at the pump around the bay area.( anny ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. .
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weather and traffic this morning. (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast
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through the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the average price of dropped less than a penny
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per gallon over the last three weeks. the national average of regular gasoline is now at $2.40 per gallon. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the average price of dropped less than a penny per gallon over the last three weeks. the national average of regular gasoline is now at $2.40 per gallon. analysts say that gas prices in the coming weeks may decline unless crude oil prices rebound quickly. taking a look at gas prices around the bay area. in oakland and san jose it costs $3.13 for a regular gallon of gas. and in san francisco it will cost you $3.24. that is the highest average price in the ( mark ) happening today... crews in contra costa county will begin fixing alhambra road... months after it was washed out during severe winter storms. the
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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. ( james ) attorney general jeff sessions has agreed to testify before the senate intelligence committee. it's not clear whether it will be a public hearing or conducted behind closed doors. the panel will decide. sessions recused himself from overseeing the federal investigation into possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia back in march. this after admitting he met twice last year with the russian ambassador to the u-s and not disclosing those meetings when he received his security clearance.. sessions will likely face questions from senators not only about those meetings... but also about his involvement in the firing of f- b-i director james comey. ( james ) two national companies ended their sponsorship with "the public
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theatre" in new york city over an assassination scene with a president trump look-alike. bank of america and delta airlines pulled their support from the theatre over its rendition of shakespeare's "julius caesar." their version includes a gory assassination scene and a ruler who resembles president trump. it features a julius caesar who has blonde hair and wears a suit and long tie rather than a toga. delta said it pulled its sponsorsihp because the play crossed the line on the "standards of good taste." the play officially opens tonight. ( mark ) there are new efforts in the fight to keep the raiders in oakland. a news conference will be held later this morning to address the raiders move to las vegas. the group "stand with oakland" is now working with several sports lawyers to fight the nfl's decision to move the oakland raiders to las vegas. the group says their focus is on keeping professional football in oakland. ( mark ) puerto rico voted to become the 51st state, but it is up to congress to make the final decision.
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97-percent of voters chose statehood in a non-binding referendum. the governor of puerto rico is heading to washington to lobby for statehood before congress and the white house. the island is billions of dollars in debt and struggles with high poverty rates. u-s congress has the final say on any changes to the u-s territory's political status. ( james ) uber is discussing the fate of its c-e- o today. uber management has been accused of turning a blind eye to harassment, discrimination and bullying. the accusations are being investigated by former attorney general eric holder. the board met yesterday to consider recommendations made by holder. the meeting comes days after the company fired 20 employee for bad behavior. the board is considering asking c-e-o travis kalanick to step down amidst all the controversy. ( james ) the next lyft car you book may soon be a jaguar or a land rover. the british company behind the two car brands is investing 25- million dollars into lyft.
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as part of the investment, jaguar and land rover agreed to supply a fleet of its cars. the investment focuses on helping the san francisco based company develop its own self-driving cars. the deal comes less than a month after lyft announced a partnership with google's self-driving car copmany "waymo." lyft has also partnered with general motors to research self-driving ride- hailing. ( mark ) coming up...its pride month. and we'll show you some of the nationwide rallies and parades over the weekend in support of the l-g-b-t-q community. and...danger in las vegas. two people get sick at a popular las vegas hotel. we'll tell you about the disease they caught while staying there. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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bridge backup ( james ) two guests at a hotel in las vegas have contracted legionnaires' disease. it happened at the rio hotel. one got the
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disease in march while the other got it in april. the bacteria called legionella was found in the hotel's water system on friday. legionnaire's can be dangerous for the elderly and anyone with a weak immune system. ( james ) health officials say there could be more people out there who come down with pneumonia and may not be properly diagnosed. caesar's entertainment, who owns the rio, says it is working to kill the bacteria. ( mark ) the newly elected montana congressman greg gianforte has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor assault for body slamming a reporter. a journalist was asking then-candidate gianforte a question about health care when an altercation occurred. the reporter accused the republican of body slamming him. gianforte has since apologized and promised to donate 50-thousand dollars to
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the committee to protect journalists. a misdemeanor assault conviction carries a maximum penalty of up to six months in jail and a fine of up to 500-hundred dollars. ( mark ) still ahead... we'll show you the surprising witeness the defense may call to the stand in the bill cosby rape trial. plus.... one year after the deadly pulse night club shooting... see how people across the country are honoring the victims who were killed.( anny @ bam ) here is a look at your current conditions. your bay area forecast is next. .
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(mark) on wall street friday, the s&p 500 index fell 2.02 points. the dow gained 89.44 points. the nasdaq declined 113.85 points. the indexes also closed out the week unevenly after several days of trading in a mostly narrow range.
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( james ) today marks the one year anniversary of the deadly pulse night club shooting.( mark ) and early this morning a large crowd gathered outside the night club to remember the 49 people killed.( james ) andrew spencer has the story. staring at the candles... at the memorial outside the pulse nightclub... brought many people back to last year's shooting.linda stewart / florida state senate: "when you remember the tragedy that did happen, there's no way around it; there's gonna be tears."for about an hour, overnight, people dressed as angels stood somberly outside the shuttered orlando nightclub......the formality of the ceremony helping them deal with the gravity of what
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happened.linda stewart / florida state senate: "i think that what we gain from all of this and the remembrances is that we prove again and again that orlando stands together." at around two a-m on june 12, 2016, a gunman entered pulse -- a gay nightclub in orlando. omar mateen killed 49 people and injured dozens more, keeping police at bay for more than three hours, before he, too, was shot and killed.his wife, noor salman, is still awaiting trial on charges of obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting mateen in providing material support to isis.she has pled not guilty. the pulse nightclub is still closed -- shuttered since the shooting......and while many of the physical injuries have healed, the survivors and the community as a whole will likely be dealing with the emotional injuries for a long time.i'm andrew spencer, reporting ( mark ) and last night a small memorial was also held in san francisco to remember the victims of the shooting. and kron 4 spoke with a
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woman who lost a friend in the massacre. she says they want to emphasize that it is time for people to speak out against bigotry.
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transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice. the san francisco pride celebrations are happening on june 24th and 25th. ( mark ) police have arrested a man they say burglarized two businesses in martinez. police responded to reports of a burglary yesterday morning at an antique store on main street near ferry street. investigators say the man was gone by they police arrived so officers viewed the surveillance footage of the burglary. police received a report of a silent alarm had been triggered at a business less than a mile away. when officers arrived, they found the man from the earlier surveillance video. police arrested stanley holton who they say was already on probation for assault with a deadly weapon. ( mark ) the search continues this morning for a 5-year-old boy who vanished after a trip to disneyland. aramazd andressian is from south pasadena and has been missing since april 22nd. he was last seen leaving disneyland with his father. police say the man is currently in a custody battle with the boy's mother.
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she reported her son missing after his father did not bring him home. police say his father was then found drugged and passed out in a park near solvang. he told police that he could not remember what happened to his son. he was arrested and later released, but is still a person of interest in the case. ( james ) eighteen members of a penn state fraternity will be in court today to face charges in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge. 19-year-old tim piazza died in february. investigators say he appeared to be heavily intoxicated as he fell several times, including down a set of stairs. the hearing will determine if prosecutors have enough evidence to send the case to trial. security video from inside the frat house that night will play a big role in the hearing. piazza's parents say their son was murdered.
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shattered.">( james ) several defendants face dozens of charges, including aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter. others face charges of evidence tampering. ( james ) happening today... bill cosby's defense lawyers will begin calling witnesses in the commedian's rape trial. the prosecution rested it's case on friday. cosby was originally ánot going to testify in his high profile sexual assault case, but his lawyer says that is now a possibility. the 79-year- old faces possible prison time if convicted of drugging and molesting andrea constand at his philadelphia home in 2004. cosby's defense team says he only gave the victim benadryl and that the sexual encounter was consensual. ( mark ) happening today... closing arguments will begin in the case of a former minnesota police officer charged with killing a black man."i told him not to reach for it! please lord don't tell me that he is gone." ( mark ) the death of
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32-year-old philando castile during a traffic stop last summer.. was captured on facebook live. officer jeronimo yanez cried while he testified last week, that castile ignored his instructions not to reach for his gun. castile had a permit for the weapon. yanez is charged with manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. ( mark ) coming up.... colin kaepernick is still unemployed, but is more popular than ever. see which n-f-l stars he beat out for "most popular jersey." and... you may want to check your pantry if you have a dairy allergy. see which product is being pulled off the shelves after the break. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge. we salute the triers, the fliers...
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and those who find their heart's desires. there's a little klutz in all of us. that's why we made clorox splash-less bleach... splashless. shine on, klutzes. shine on. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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( james ) a warning if you have a dairy allergy... chef boyardee's spaghetti and meatballs may contain milk, even though it is not listed on the label.( mark ) seven-hundred thousand pounds of that food is being recalled. food safety officials say some bread crumbs containing milk may have mistakenly ended up in the cans.( james ) they were sold nationwide under several brand names, including "chef boyardee", "libby's" and "del pino's". people are advised to throw away that food or take it back to the store.( mark ) for more information on the recall head to our website at kron four dot com. ( james ) someone in southern california is the sole winner of the 447-million dollar powerball jackpot.( mark ) a liquor store in riverside county sold the winning ticket. it is the 10th largest lottery prize in
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u-s history.( james ) the store owner says he does not know what his family will do with the one-million dollar bonus set aside for the business that sells the winning ticket. the winner has not yet come forward, and has one year to claim the prize. ( james ) coming up... some parents are upset over what áwasn't in their kids' yearbooks. hear why they say their first amendment rights have been violated. ( anny ) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. . ♪
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superintendent is apologizing to a student who was denied the chance to walk at graduation for wearing his military uniform. he was denied to walk at liberty union high school. 18-year-old harland fletcher from brentwood is a u-s army reserve medic for the state of california. it is against military uniform code to cover a service uniform. fletcher will be allowed to pick up his diploma later today.( mark ) san leandro police arrest a man for shooting at a church statue. police are now investigating it as a possible hate crime. this happened saturday afternoon at the saint felicitas (fell-iss-it-uss) church. eight bullets struck the statue of a catholic saint. (mark)(james) welcome
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back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to shift inland away from the coast. a more robust warming trend is forecast through late week with temperatures warming to above seasonal averages by thursday. dry weather conditions are also forecast through the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. . richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) parents are accusing one high school in new jersey of censoring president trump slogans in the school yearbook. two students were wearing shirts supporting the president in their yearbook photo. they say the slogans showed up on their individual pictures but not on the one that was published in the yearbook. another student claims she wanted a quote from president trump next to her yearbook photo but it never showed up. some parents are calling for the yearbooks to be re-issued.
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that someone made a bad decision. that decision has consequences and therefore we're reissuing this because it was a violation of somebody's first amendment rights and there was censorship. that's it.">( james ) the school superintendant says admistrators never altered the photos and that it may have been done by the company that published the yearbooks. ( james ) the first family is finally under one roof. first lady melania trump and 11-year-old barron have moved into the white house. this is video of them arriving yesterday along with the president. the first lady stayed at trump tower in new york after her husband was sworn-in so her son could finish the school year. the first lady has made frequent visits to d-c and accompanied the president on his first overseas trip last month. ( mark ) it was a busy weekend in san francisco for the northern california sikh community. a parade and rally was held to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the indian government's attack on the sikh's holiest shrine in india. an estimated 10- thousand sikh's attended yesterday's event. those in attendance wanted to highlight the fact that after
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33 years, the religious and economic demands of the sikh minority remain unaddressed in india. the event shined light on the recurring theme of human rights violations of minorities in india.
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( james ) the kron4 morning news wants to send you to see disney's broadway hit aladdin! watch the kron4 morning news all this week catch the word of the day during the seven a-m hour. then go to kron4 dot com and enter for your chance to win four tickets to see aladdin in november at the orphium theater. (mark) u.s. stock indexes are slightly lower in early trading, while big technology companies take more losses following a plunge last week. the standard & poor's 500 index fell 5 points. the dow jones industrial average lost 18 points. the nasdaq composite dropped 60 points. ( james ) coming up in kron four news at seven... we'll explain why you could be
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paying more for airline tckets under a new plan unveiled by president trump. and after the break..see the surprise passangers got on their flight to atalanta from the nation's second-oldest living president. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. (dog) mmm. this new
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mark ) take a look at this... former president jimmy carter took the time to shake everyone's hand on a flight from atlanta to washington. a passenger tweeted out this video of the 92-year-old walking down the aisile to shake everyone's hand on friday. he said it was obvious the former commander-in-chief genuinely loves people. ( mark ) ahead in gary's world... more on the warriors game tonight.. can they seal the deal? the big weigh in for the nfl running back who could make $55,000 for losing another 3 pounds. and the mma fighter who was knocked out.. by the spectators( james ) plus... a high school student is receiving his diploma after initially being denied his graduation ceremony. kron four's will tran is live outside the high school with the details. and.... a man is arrested for
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shooting at a statue at an east bay church. hear what parishioners are saying about a possible motive.
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,$8drw ( terisa ) the warriors and cavs square off tonight in game 5 of the n-b-a finals. i am live at oracle arena with a preview. ( will ) happening today a
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high school graduate will get his diploma after being denies his graduation ceremony. i will have the details in a live report. ( james ) and we are following breaking news out england... another arrest made in connection to the london bridge terror attack. more on the overnight raids are up ahead. (james) good morning i'm james fletcher..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): locally breezy and cool conditions will persist today as an upper level trough begins to

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