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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  June 15, 2017 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher. (james)lets get a check of weather this morning... 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.
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(james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the (james)the warming trend
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continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long periods outside. the only relief you'll find will be at the coast.
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( james ) our top story this morning... we are learning more about the victims killed in a shooting rampage at a san francisco ups facility. the gunman has been identifed as jimmy lam. he opened fire killing three people before turning the weapon on himself. kron4's j.r stone has thelatest on the investigation. sot this was a frightful scene the san francisco assitant police chief describing what it looked like after a gunman walked into the ups customer service center and opened fire. sot the suspect is deceased as are three of the shooting victimstwo other people were hurt. officers say the shots rang out around 9 wednesday morning. police have
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identified the shooter as jimmy lam. a man dressed in a ups unifrom at the time of the killings. officers say at one point they confronted lam. sotlocated suspecthe put gun to his head and discharged the weaponhe was pronounced dead immediately after that. we can confirm that lam had filed an overtime grievance. f.b.i agents spent wednesday afternoon searching lam's home in the inner richmond district of san francisco. as for the victims.mike lefitipictured here and two others were killed. in fact this man, who doesn't speak english, and works at a day spa near the shooters home says he didn't know the gunmanbut he did know the two other victims50 year old benson louie and 56 year old wayne chan. they were clients at his job who were good people and had families. ( james ) one of the victim's of the shooting is
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being remembered for his big smile and big heart. people who knew 46-year-old mike lefiti who was a u-p-s drivier for over 15 years had nothing but good things to say about him. we're told lefiti was a dedicated family man who was very well liked. but many just can't believe he's gone. ( james ) a family member has setup a go-
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fund me account in mike's honor.at last check more than 37-hundred dollars has been raised. ( james ) at least two shooting victims are being treated at san francisco general hospital. police could be seen coming and going from the hospital yesterday. at times escorting unmarked cars to the entrance. we have also seen people comforting each other but they declined to speak. ( james ) we're also hearing from the mayor of san francisco on the shooting. he says the city is ready to help. take a listen. ( james ) u-p-s released this statement about the shooting: "the company is saddened and deeply concerned about affected employees, family members and the community we share. " a representative from u-p-s also spoke saying, the company is bringing in counselors to help employees deal with what happened.
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( james ) our coverage of the u-p-s facility shooting continues online. we have a timeline of how the incident unfolded. we are also posting what we know about the gunman and information on the victims as it becomes ( james @ landing ) happening today...the warriors victory parade. yes its finally here! the party is set to get started at 10:00 o'clock this morning.. and we have covered with what you need to know. here is the parade map. the light blue line shows the route. the parade will run right through the heart of downtown oakland along broadway and then end by lake merritt for the big rally. if you plan on going -- kron4's justine waldman has some important advice. nats beep beepit's a crunch to complete all the construction ahead of the warriors championship celebration.the
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big screens are onas crews secure the fencing and test the speakers.nat 1 2 3 oakland! nats money thank youat oracle arena, in the warriors store fans purchased their favorite gear.. to wear to the parade n rally. and they plotted their commute to join the celebration bart seemed like a good fit to some.sot you don't have to worry about the parking you might have to park 20 blocks down take bart and come on down on lake merritt and just walk right on inothers will try driving.sot just go early and try and find a place to park like everybody elsenats streetsdriving could be dicy. many roads are closed downtown. and the chp will block off the broadway, jackson and oak off-ramps on 880 starting at 7am thursday. :59- 1:07 sot officer sean wilkenfeld / california highway patrolsot that is because we there are going to be so many road closures downtown we cannot have all the extra traffic
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coming from the freeway don't want it to back up on the freeway which can cause collisions traffic on 880, 580 and 980.. will likely be slow. with 1.5 million people expected police will be on high alert.it's all hands on deck for oakland policeuniformed and plain clothed officers will be in with the crowds.plus, barricades up along the way to prevent cars from plow people down.1:30-1:37 officer marco marquez / oakland police departmentsot if you see something please say something we are aware of those unfortunate events that have happened across the world and we do take that into consideration as we plan and prepare for this eventnats the stage is set and the excitement is building even though we've done this before. sot some people are going to say the warriors names and then they are going to wave and everybody is going to scream ( james ) and kron4 has you covered. the entire morning crew will have coverage leading up to the parade all morning long.
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and we will be airing it live on kron4 - we are also streaming the parade live on the kron4 mobile app and kron four dot com. (james) coming up.. reports of a shooter force travis airforce base to go on lockdown. what was believed to have trigged the false alarm. and... republican lawmaker steve scalise remains in after being being shot. the latest on his condition and the message from the president. a look at the warm up next. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge food. water. internet. we need it to live.
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(james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long periods outside. the only
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relief you'll find will be at the coast. no major hot no major hot spots. richmond
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bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.bay
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bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... some tense moments at travis air ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... some tense
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moments at travis air force base in fairfield. the base put on lockdown yesterday after a report of a shooting. it turned of a shooting. it turned out to be a false alarm. the base was searched -- but no threat was found. it's possible someone reported a gunshot becaue there was a training exercise underway there. ( james ) in vallejo. a family is grieving after learning that a beloved husband and father was found dead in an embankment earlier this month. kron 4's alecia reid tells us how they are coping and what they are doing to demand justice for his death. this is the last memory dailey sparks' family has of him smiling at his son's high school graduation, 3 days before his body was found at this embankment.ariana lopez / daughterthat's the part that kills me. not knowing if he suffered, and that he was in the water for a day before
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anyone found him. if they had just stopped and called the police it would have made all the difference in the world. the 51 year old left to go riding one of his favorite hobbies . with a friend on saturday june 3rd. dailey's family didn't hear from him on sunday, but thought he was at his parents house. by the time his job called on monday, everyone knew something was wrong.chantelle sparks / wife he would never miss work. he really loved his job, and even if he was sick he'd still go in.within an hour, they got the call no one wants to hear. the only way they discovered his body was because caltrans was mowing the lawn dailey's motorcycle was in the water, a few feet away from his body. these skid marks lead his family to believe a vehicle hit him on northbound on highway 37, in vallejo .. then kept going.the saddle bag exploded too. there's no way the saddle bag would've exploded if he just fell off the bikethe loving father
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leaves behind 10 children and 11 grandchildren. as they face their first father's day without him, they've created a go fund me page to hire a private investigator, so they can find some closure.it's hard, i keep thinking it's a bad dream and he's gonna walk through the door.we just want justice. my dad was such a great guy. i've never met anyone like him before. he was always so kind and giving and happy. the family plans on holding a memorial in 2 weeks before cremating dailey's body. reporting from solano county ( james @ landing) president trump and first lady melania trump made a surprise
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visit to medstar washington hospital. that is where republican lawmaker steve scalise is being treated after a shooting at a g-o-p congressional baseball practice. scalise was one of six people hurt in the shooting. the shooter was killed by police. kristen holmes is at the scene in alexandria, virginia with video of the shootout. shots rang out at a quiet virginia park wednesday morning... as a gunman opened fire on a baseball practice of republican leaderssen. jeff flake/-r- arizona: " a lot of us ran into dugout for cover. and there was just pandemonium." striking majority whip steve scalise in the hip, and wounding three others, a congressional aide, a lobbyist for tyson foods, and a capitol police officer-- who was part of a detail protecting scalise. rep. roger williams/-r- texas: "there could have easily been 25 deaths or more today.//but officers griner and bailey prevented that and my family and i will be forever grateful. the thin blue line held today..."the shootout
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ended when police took down the gunman-- identified by law enforcement as sixty-six year old james hodgkinson of belleville, illinois. a former volunteer for senator bernie sanders's presidential campaign, hodgkinson's social media is littered with anti-trump sentiment... raising the spectre of a politically-motivated attack... rep. ron desantis/-r- florida: "a gentleman walked up to us and wanted to know whether there were republicans or democrats practicing out there. congressman duncan said that it was republicans. and he immediately turned around and went towards the field."the fbi is not stating a motive yet, but is asking the public for help in the investigation tim slater/fbi special agent in charge: while the subject is deceased, we continue to actively investigate the shooter's motives, acquaintances, and whereabouts that led to today's incident. as president trump calls for unity... president trump: "we are strongest when we are unified, and when we work together for the common good." lawmakers are showing determination, and vowing to play ball at tomorrow night's annual charity game at national's park:rep. gary palmer/-r- alabama: "there's tremendous camaraderie that exists between the republicans and the democrats. we enjoy the competition with one another. it's a unique game and an american sport but it's also a tremendous fundraiser"
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(james) coming up... president trump is in hot water this morning. what he may be being invesigated for now.(robin) and after the break... a cast reunites but they aren't making a movie. i'll explain.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... the stars of a popular movie have reunited -- but not on the big screen. david daniel explains in the hollywood minute. before crossfit, before paleo,
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before soul cycle, there was only one name in fitness." "hello, losers. miss me?" "white goodman" wants to play "dodgeball" with you! ben stiller resurrected his character from the 2004 comedy -- along with co-stars vince vaughn, christine taylor, and justin long -- for the latest omaze charity sweepstakes. donors get a chance to play dodgeball with stiller and friends, share some post-game pizza with the stars, and take a team photo in a custom dodgeball jersey."ryan, to your right, sir!"ryan gosling is stepping behind the camera. don't worry, the heartthrob isn't giving up acting -- he's starting a production company, arcana, to develop material for film and television. (singing) "i'm trying, i'm trying, i'm trying, i'm trying, i'm trying..."selena gomez singer appears in quadruplicate in her new music video, "bad liar" -- as schooler, her gym teacher, the student's mother, and the school principal, who the
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girl's father or step- father... and appears to be flirting with the gym teacher. it's a pop star a personality disorder. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (james) several were sickened after being evacuated from a retail store in antioch. what may have caused their reactions. and... a senior prank gone horribly wrong. the vandalism and graffiti that is causing anger this morning. a look at your forecast next. and here's a live look outside...san [ birds chirping ]
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today... it's the day we've all been waiting for. the warriors championship parade. kron 4's lydia pantazas is along the parade route this morning with more. lydia?
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< it's the warriors you always gotta get up early i did this last time. and you know we gotta support. when they were dribbling it out for the last minute up 10 and i know it was over i was getting up jumping out of my seat. > ( james ) thanks lydia.
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(james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic.
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( james )( james ) ( james ) pepper spray could be the reason eleven people became sick at an
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antioch j-c-penny store tuesday night according to fire investigators.. it happened around six at the store on slatten ranch road. eleven people said they were having trouble breathing. two of whom were taken to the hospital. the building was evacuated and inspected by hazmat crews. they gave the all clear at about 9:30- that night. all the people affected are expected to be okay. still no word on where the pepper spray originated . ( james ) the traditional "senior prank" got out of control this year at irvington high school in fremont. a group of soon- to- be graduating seniors is being blamed for vandalism and graffiti. and as kron4's rob fladeboe reports -- that includes a "swastika". mostly scrubbed clean, you can still make out the large, offensive swastikia and other graffiti that was scrawled on pavement in the courtyard here at irvington high school. and you can still see traces of the flour and oil that was
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dumped onto the hallways. principal sarah barrious showed me how door locks were jammed with clay.sarah barrious/principal"...as i walked down the hallways i saw the flour and oil and then i saw the graffiti and the profanity and how they had drawn pictures of human anatomy...."a disappointed barrious says as many as 50 seniors came onto campus on sunday and what was supposed to a senior prank, which usually results in mostly minor shenanigans, quickly got out of control. pipes and other stuff tossed into the empty pool and profanity left on the pool walls. sarah barrious/principal"..the 11th grade class couldn't get into their classrooms, the entire school was disrupted for a coup,e hours that morning..." the student newspaper, which posted these pictures of the entire class being made to clean up the mess, voiced it's outrage at how hate symbols like a swastika had marred an otherwise light hearted school tradition.sarah barrious/principal" ....i think you have a high level of expectation for their behavior so of course it's disappointing when they disrespect their campus and
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their school on their way out the door..."a handful of unidentified pranskters are being held accountable. they'll have to come back to school after graduation and perform a few days of community service. in fremont rob fladeboe kron 4 news ( james ) a new report out suggests that the special counsel investigating russia's activities during the 2016 election is also investigating president trump for possible obstruction of justice. this is all according to the washington post... special counsel robert mueller who is investigating russia's meddling in the 20-16 election is also looking into whether president trump attempted to obstruct justice. the president has said that he received assurances from former fbi director james comey that he was not under investigation. but
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according to the post that changed after comey's firing. yesterday mueller met with the republican and democratic leadership of the senate intelligence committee. no word on what topics were discussed. the new report comes the same week a friend of president trump's, floated the possibility the president would fire mueller. (james) still ahead... a wild confrontation at a convinience store... the story behind this now viral video. and next... members of a bay area community taking matters into their owns hands... after police say the same man was arrested for a seventh time --- for allegedly driving under the influence. update: it's and cool this morning with upper 40s and
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a judge in solano county has revoked a vacaville man's bail after his seventh arrest for driving under the influence. the man michael f. wynters was still driving and had not faced much jail
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time after his six prior arrests in as many years. because he was never convicted. lonnie wong has the story. ===margorie peralta, vacaville resident 'i think thatús ridiculous'== marjorie suffered major injuries when she was a passenger in a duo accident. itús no surprise that she has strong opinions about the seventh arrest of michael f. wynters over the past 6 years.==margorie peralta, 'i think he should have been in jail for whatever period of time after that many arrests== wynters' linked in page lists him as a healthcare consultant. the problem is that wynterús dui cases, including one in seattle and another in benicia, were extended into over 40 court appearances while he posted bail in each case...trying to use court delays nis not an unheard of tactic.==heath coppock, driver 'iúve heard guys say to fight them because, i donút know, they think there are ways...loopholes to go through...i think 7 is a little excessive== wynters was driving down orange drive in vacaville this weekend when he was arrested for the 7th time...a judge has since placed him behind bars.. revoking a 130 thousand dollar bail. itús a frustration
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for vacaville police because dui related deaths can be the most tragic calls to respond to.==lt. chris polen, vacaville police 'i have a young driver at home, i want to make sure sheús protected== the last arrest prompted a posting of his picture on the vacaville crime and information face book page...with a caption...'call the police if you see this man in a bar' and 'do not sell this man any alcohol..' there was a fire storm of reaction from a host of likes ...to posts saying that wynters is a nice family man and that his rights and privacy were being trampled. ==marjorie 'i donút think it is his own business because our lives are at stake when heús out on the road, my kids lives are at stake=====heath úiúm not going to judge him as a person, heús obviously got an issue with alcohol, but iúm most concerned about my family==and police say there are community programs to help people dependent on drugs and alcohol.==lt. chris 'weúre here to help and the courts have offered the same thing...all you have to say is i need help..== ( james ) that was lonnie wong reporting.. the man's bail had previously been set
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at 130- thousand dollars -- before it was revoked. and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. welcome back to the kron
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4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... four people are dead including the gunman after an employee opened fire at a u-p-s center in san francisco. the shooting happened at around nine a-m near 17th and utah street. a u-p-s spokesman says an employee fired inside the building before the drivers were sent out to do their daily deliveries. the gunman, jimmy lam, shot and killed three people and injured two others. after the rampage he turned the gun
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on himself. union officials say he had recently filed a grievance with the company. also... house g-o-p whip steve scalise is in critical condition this morning after a shooting in alexandria, virginia. it happened yesterday just before five a-m during an early morning practice for a republicans' charity baseball game. two capitol police officers, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also injured in the shooting. they are expected to be okay. the gunman who has been identified as 66 year old james t hodgkinson was shot and killed by police. and... today is the big day. the golden state warriors will be celebrating their 2nd championship in 3 years with a parade today. the party is set to start at 10 this morning. and we've got you covered with every aspect of the parade. stay with us all morning long for everything you need to know about today's festivities. (james) here is a live look outside from our golden
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gate bridge camera.... (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long periods outside. the only relief you'll find will be at the coast.
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no major hot spots. expect delays on the nimtz into downtown oakland due to parade traffic. 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. san mateo bridge less then 30
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min from 880 to 101. ( james ) a man and woman appear to be caught shoplifting at a convenient store. then when employees try to intervene-- the situation turns violent. karma dickerson spoke to the cashier who saw the whole down. ((pkg))the last and most violent moments of a strong-arm robbery in citrus heights... replayed on the convenience storeús security monitors.wyatt bennett- i'm like calm down, don't swing at himstore clerk wyatt bennett says it all started tuesday around 6pm when the man and woman in the video were called out for allegedly shoplifting from the ampm on madison and
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san juanwyatt bennett/sore clerk- we said iúm going to have to see your purse. her boy-friend got pretty upset at tat wyatt is on the phone with citrus heights police as the couple hit and push him and the other store clerk as they try to stop them from walking out with food they didnút pay for.sot- wyatt bennett- i'm thinking what's going to happen, i just don't want anything to get out of hand i don't want him to start throwing punches at my boss meanwhile... a customer sitting outside in her car captures... this now viral video on her phone. georgia petersen watches appalled as the suspects keep fighting... sot- georgia petersen/witness- she went to hit the clerk with the bag of chips and they exploded everywhere so she went and got some morethen another woman and man join in. the man is a customer trying to help--but the woman...sot- wyatt bennett/store clerk- she walked in shoved me, 'don't touch my sister', that's what i heard sot- georgia petersen/witness- she literally just used her body and bulldozedthen comes the part thatús sending the internet into a frenzy... she heads straight for georgia.but instead of her phone... nat- taser the woman gets at 7.5 million volt threatsot- i just grab my taser like okayno one was seriously hurt... but the victims are left in wonder of the senselessness of it all sot- over chips, hot cheetos
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are they that delicious?sot- get a job? ( james ) store employees and witnesses say they called police but officers didn't respond until two hours later. the police department did not comment other than saying officers respond faster to reports of assault than shoplifting. ( james ) now to baseball... the royals were in town taking on the giants for the 2nd game of their 2 game series. and take a look at this... a san jose shark in the stands. patrick marleau in attendance. lets go to the top of the 2nd. that's when mike moustakas goes for a splash. sending a homer straight to the water off johnny cueto his 18th bomb of the season. the giants lost big again. final score 7 to 2 royals. ( james ) the date is set for the showdown between floyd mayweather and conor mcgregor. the matchup between the boxer and mixed martial artist set for august 26th in las
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vegas. the boxing match pits the 49-and-0 mayweather against mcgregor who is a ufc champion. but has never boxed professionally. mayweather is a heavy favorite if the pay-per-view goes well mayweaher would earn about $175 million and mcgregor $100 million ( james ) finally, father's day coming up on sunday. and footlocker released a commercial featuring some of this year's top nba prospects speaking about their dads. and lonzo ball..stole the show...offering his thoughts about his father. listen to this..
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during college games...public spats with the all-time greats...soundbite after soundbite to the national media...and then tells 29 out of 30 bother drafting you"> lonzo showing some personality and he doesn't mind poking fun at his dad. ( 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 go to kron4 dot com and enter for your chance to win four tickets to see aladdin at the orphium theater. spots. bay bridge
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(james) coming up... a shooting at leaves 4 dead including the shooter at ups in san francisco. details on what may have motivated the shooter. and... republican lawmaker steve scalise is still in the hospital this morning recovering from being shot at a baseball practice. update on his conditon. and it's parade day. full coverage of the event coming up.
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( james ) good morning and thanks for joining us on the kron 4 morning news. i'm james fletcher.( mark ) and i'm mark danon. today the warriors will celebrate their 2nd n-b-a championship in the last 3 years. and
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we have complete team coverage of the parade.( james ) will tran is live at the staging area where the players will be arriving later this morning. lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station as fans try to get to the parade.( mark ) and robin winston is in the traffic center with more on the parade route and how it could impact our morning commute. ( mark ) we will have more on the parade in just a moment but first we want of get a check of weather.( james ) (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at
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the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) back to our top story this morning... we are just hours away from the start of the warriors championship parade in oakland.( james ) and this morning we have everything you need to know with complete team coverage. let's start with will tran
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who is live at oakland where the players will be showing up later this morning. will. ( will ) the city of oakland is gearing up for more than a million fans to take the city. . and take a look. crews were out all day setting up screens, stages, and testing the sound system. oakland police..have cancelled all days off. they say it's an all hands on deck situation. alameda coutny sherif deputies as well as c-h-p will be out...bout in uniform and in plain clothes blending in with the crowd.
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( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.( james ) now we want to go to lydia pantazes who is live at the walnut creek bart station as people head to the parade. lydia.
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"cuz i knew parking would be impossible to find. it's already impossible to find out there and with how many fans out there that are going to be hyped to go out there, it's going to be packed. bart is the best bet, definitely.">
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( mark ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.( james ) now we want to continue our team coverage this morning with robin winston who is in the traffic center with a look at the parade route. robin. ( robin @ tele ) the starts at 10:00 a-m. this is the map of the parade route.
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it will start on broadway and 11th street. then it will turn on grand avenue. then it will turn right on harrison street and traveling to 19th street. then it will turn right on lakeside drive ending on oak and continuing to the convention center for the rally. that is the area circled in pink. and in preparation for the parade several roads are closed this morning. for a complete list of the road closures you can visit our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) and if you are heading out to the parade this morning there are several things that police and city officials are asking you to leave at home. drones are not allowed over the parade or rally. you
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will not be allowed to have any hard-sided containers like plastic coolers or thermoses. glass containers are also not allowed. and you will not be able have lawn furniture or folding chairs. police will also not allow alcohol at the parade or rally. laser pointers are also banned... so are all poles... sticks... or brooms. and you are also being told to leave the fire works at home. ( james ) and we want to see how you are showing off your warriors pride this morning. you can send us your pictures showing off your warriors gear as you get ready for the parade. all you have to do is use the report it tab on the kron 4 mobile app and you could see your picture on air this morning. ( james ) and if you don't want to brave the crowds - you can watch the warriors parade right here on kron4. you can also live stream the
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event on the go through the kron4 mobile app and kron4.com we'll also have complete coverage leading up to the big celebration all morning long right here on the kron 4 morning news. ( mark ) four people are dead including the gunman after an employee opened fire at a u-p-s center in san francisco. this morning we are learning more about the victims and the gunamn in the shooting. the shooting happened at around nine a-m near 17th and utah street. a u-p-s spokesman says an employee fired inside the building before the drivers were sent out to do their daily deliveries. the gunman, jimmy lam, shot and killed three people and injured two others. after the rampage he turned the gun on himself. union officials say he had recently filed a grievance with the company. one u-p-s employee who witnessed the deadly shooting said he had to run for his life.
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just, uh, there's a lot of bad energy in there. uh, if you see someone stressed out, ask them if they're doing ok, and, um, you know, meditate everyone.">( mark ) as for the victims.... 46-year-old michael lefiti (la-feet-e) of hercules, pictured here, was killed in the shooting. as well as 56-year-old wayne chan and 50-year-old benson louie. both lived in san francisco. ( james ) one of the victim's of the shooting is being remembered for his big smile and big heart. people who knew 46-year-old mike lefiti who was a u-p-s drivier for over 15 years had nothing but good things to say about him. we're told lefiti was a dedicated family man who was very well liked. but many just can't believe he's gone.
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he's gone. i'm going to wake up tomorrow and not believe this is real.">( james ) a family member has setup a go- fund me account in mike's honor. at last check more than 37-hundred dollars has been raised. ( mark ) u-p-s released this statement about the shooting: "the company is saddened and deeply concerned about affected employees, family members and the community we share. " a representative from u-p-s says the company is bringing in counselors to help employees deal with what happened. ( mark ) on our coverage of the u-p-s facility shooting continues online. we have a timeline of how the shooting unfolded. we are also posting what we know about the gunman... and information about the victims. it is all at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) congressman steve scalise remains in critical condition this morning after a shooting in alexandria, virginia. and this morning we are getting our first look at the moments the shots were fired.( mark ) we first broke this
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story to you yesterday in the kron four morning news. it happened yesterday just before five a-m during an early morning practice for a republicans' charity baseball game. two capitol police officers, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also injured in the shooting. they are expected to be okay. the gunman was shot and killed by police. he is identified as 66-year-old james t hodgkinson. he is a former volunteer for senator bernie sanders' presidential campaign. his social media is filled with anti-trump sentiment. senator sanders spoke out against the actions yesterday saying he is quote, "sickened by this despicable act." one g-o-p representative says he was approached in the parking lot before the shooting.
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officers griner and bailey prevented that and my family and i will be forever grateful. the thin blue line held today...">( mark ) the f-b-i has not yet released a motive for the shooting. president trump made a surprise visit to the hospital last night. the charity game scheduled for tonight at nationals park is expected to still go on. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news...the death toll continues to rise after a deadly apartment fire in london. we'll have the overnight details. and later... a senior prank gets out of control. see the damage done to one east bay high school. and after the break... more troubling news for the white house. why president trump is now the focus of a major investigation.
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( mark )( james ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking
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up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s
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on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long 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.
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( mark ) president trump is reportedly being investigated for obstruction of justice. the washington post is reporting this morning that special investigator robert mueller is investigating the president directly.( james ) reid binion has the details. sen. chris coons / -d- delaware: "this report in the washington post this evening suggests, strongly, given five different sources, that the scope of the investigation has changed."democratic senator chris coons......weighing in on a wednesday report that justice department special counsel robert mueller is investigating president donald trump... for obstruction of justice.it's the most significant sign yet that the d-o-j probe is moving beyond questions of russian meddling in the 20-16 election and possible collusion by trump associates.sen. chris coons / -d- delaware: "it's now targeted directly at the president and his actions which may amount to obstruction of justice."the
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president has long dismissed the investigation and a spokesman for trump's attorney condemned the post's report... ...instead taking aim at the leaked information, calling it "inexcusable and illegal."but mueller -- as the head of the d-o-j's russia probe -- is plowing ahead and will soon speak with three top intelligence officials: recently retired deputy nsa director richard ledgett. ...national security agency director mike rogers......and director of national intelligence dan coats.sari horwitz, washington post: "we know that president trump called dan coats and mike rogers on the phone and asked them both to come out and personally say that there is no evidence of collusion."the washington post's sari horwitz......speaking to c-n-n about what the paper reports were trump's efforts regarding the investigation......and the post's reporting that the president spoke with coats about the probe into michael flynn's russia ties.sari horwitz: "the president said 'can you do something to get fbi director comey to back off of on the investigation of former national security director flynn?'"both coats and rogers have testified that they were not pressured by the
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trump administration. i'm reid binion reporting. ( james ) breaking news from overnight... the death toll from a deadly apartment fire in london rose to 17. dozens of people are still recovering and the death toll is expected to rise. the fire broke out early yesterday morning. about 125 families were inside the building sleeping when the fire broke out. fire officials are still trying to figure out how the fire started. ( mark ) some seniors at irvington high school in fremont are being blamed for causing major vandalism and graffiti. it happened on sunday when about fifty seniors came onto the campus. the traditional senior prank quickly got out of control. a large swastika and other graffiti was scrawled on the pavement. oil and flour was dumped in the hallways. pipes and other debris was tossed into the pool along with profanity spray painted on the walls. the school principal says door locks were even jammed with clay.
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morning at 8 o'clock. we had our 9th through 11th graders couldn't get into those classrooms either, so we couldn't conduct school. it disrupted school activities. we were not able to function as a comprehensive high school that morning.">( mark ) the entire senior class had to clean up the mess. a handful of seniors are being held accountable damage. ( lydia ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... i will have tips on the best ways to get to the parade.( mark ) and next... we will take a look back at some of the biggest and most memorable moments from the warriors championship season. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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no major hot spots. avoid the downtown oakland on and offramps at 880. parade closures in place at 7am, bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) this morning we continue to get you ready for the warriors championship parade. this season was filled with highlights. through out the season steph curry and klay thompson played a key part in the warriors success.
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( mark ) two-time m-v-p, steph curry finished the season with 324 three pointers made. he now sits in 10th place on the all-time three point scoring list. curry didn't have m-v-p numbers this year compared to 2015 and 2016 -- but he did average about 25 points per game along with nearly 7 assists per game. ( mark ) and we all remember klay thompson's 60 point game early this season. the pacers didn't know how to stop him he set a career high in points. he finished the season averaging 22.3 points per game. ( will ) we are just hours away from the warriors championship parade. i will have the details ina live report. ( james ) and here is a
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)the warming trend
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continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) back to our top story this morning... we are just hours away from the start of the warriors championship parade in oakland.( james ) and this morning we have everything you need to know with complete team coverage. let's start with will tran who is live at oakland where the players will be showing up later this morning. will.
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( will ) the city of oakland is gearing up for more than a million fans to take the city. . and take a look. crews were out all day setting up screens, stages, and testing the sound system. oakland police..have cancelled all days off. they say it's an all hands on deck situation. alameda coutny sherif deputies as well as c-h-p will be out...bout in uniform and in plain clothes blending in with the crowd.
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( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.( james ) now we want to go to lydia pantazes who is live at the walnut creek bart station as people head to the parade. lydia. the trains are expected to be packed and the lines long as people ride bart into oakland for tomorrow's parade.in order to make things run more smoothly, bart has come up with a 5 point plan for riders.first tip is be patient.officials are
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expecting between 1.5 and 2 million people to attend the parade so expect a large crowd. the second tip: do not use the lake merritt station, it's too small.the trains are expected to be packed and the lines long as people ride bart into oakland for tomorrow's parade.in order to make things run more smoothly, bart has come up with a 5 point plan for riders.first tip is be patient.officials are expecting between 1.5 and 2 million people to attend the parade so expect a large crowd. the second tip: do not use the lake merritt station, it's too small.official recommend using larger stations, like the one at 19th in oakland or 12th. also, buy a clipper card or bart ticket in advance.
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( mark ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) and now we continue our team coverage with averi harper.( mark ) she is along the parade route this morning speaking with fans who waiting for the parade to start. even at this early hour we're
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( james ) now we want to go to robin winston who is in the traffic center with a look a the parade route and how it will impact traffic this morning. robin. ( robin @ tele ) the parade starts at 10:00 a-m. this is the map of the parade route and the key streets thatll be block off to traffic. it will start on broadway and 11th street. heads straight down broadway and then it will turn on grand avenue. then it will turn right on harrison street and traveling to 19th street. then it will turn right on lakeside drive ending on oak and continuing to the convention center for the rally. that is the area circled in pink. and in preparation for the parade several roads are closed this morning. and some major ramp on 880 in downtown oakland, like oak st, broadway & jackson starting at 7am. so consider 580 instead. for a complete list of the road closures you can visit our website at kron 4 dot com.
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( james ) and now we continue our team coverage with averi harper.( mark ) she is along the parade route this morning speaking with fans who waiting for the parade to start. even at this early hour we're starting to see warriors fans pour in. thousands are expected to be in the neighborhood east of the lake for access to the festivities.
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traffic is heavier than it usually is in the neighborhood near the parade stage. police are out in full force. directing fans to proper entryways.barricades are up and security is tight.despite the obstacles like parking... a long list of items you can't bring to the parade... and the early morning rush to get a good spot. warriors fans tell me they couldn't miss this occasion."we just wanted to come out early because it's our first time so we're really excited wanted to get good parking get a good spot and get some autographs."i didn't even fall asleep last night i know i was gonna wake up for the parade so why don't i stay up we are out here because we love the warriors and we just appreciate all the hard work they did the season with adding kd and all that hype and stuff. i'm glad they came through the championship."even at this early hour parking in this neighborhood is almost impossible if you plan on coming to the parade which which starts at 10 o'clock you're going to want to make sure that you carpool or use public transit to get here. in oakland, averi harper kron 4 news. ( mark ) and if you don't
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want to brave the crowds - you can watch the warriors parade right here on kron4. you can also live stream the event on the go through the kron4 mobile app and kron4.com we'll also have complete coverage leading up to the big celebration all morning long right here on the morning news. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... we continue our coverage of the warriors championship parade. we will take a look at some of the warriors past championships. and after the break... if you are not going to the parade... robin winston will tell you how to get around the east bay without getting caught in the middle of parade traffic.
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( robin ) parade starts at 10. ramps close at 7 at 880 in downtown oakland. (james) handballer 1: you know what i could go for?
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handballer 1: you know what i scrambled eggs and pancakes. crave van! jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. you crave it. we serve it. crave van! ( mark )( darya )( robin )bay
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area roads door.. (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the
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weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long periods outside. the only relief you'll find will be at the coast.
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a major hot spot in san francsico sb 101 at 80. all lanes open after a car fire, backed up onto the sb central freeway. . bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze
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to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( mark ) this morning we continue to get you ready for the warriors championship parade. this is now the third n-b-a championship for the warriors. golden state's first title in the bay area was back in 1975. the warriors swept the bullets, who are now known as the washington wizards... in four games. that was such a
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memorable day that they were given a very special honor: ( mark ) the warriors were led by hall of famer rick barry. just like in 20-15 -- the bullets were heavy favorites to win the championship barry was named finals m-v-p. this year's title is the first time they've won it all in front of ( mark ) it would be 40 years before the warriors would celebrate again. the dubs started a new streak of dominance back 2 years ago when they beat the cavs in six games. ( mark ) it was the
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warriors first matchup against the cavs and cleveland entered the finals as favorites. steph curry and company managed to hold off a late push by lebron james and the cavs. andre igudola was named the finals mvp, after he was moved into the starting lineup... and did a little bit of everything, including making clutch shots and defending lebron. < "we did it. i told you when i was eight years old, we did it!" you hear me? look at me! you did it!> ( mark ) kevin durant won his first n-b-a championship on monday night and his mother wanda was by his side. the superstar forward agreed to join the warriors back in july. when he was on the oklahoma city thunder, k-d won the regular season m-v-p award back in 20-14. in one of the most memorable m-v-p speeches of all time, durant thanked his mother for being there.
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eat, you made sure we ate. you went to sleep hungry. you the real mvp.>( mark ) wanda was in tears again monday night as she was by k-d's side right after the game to help him celebrate his first nba title and the finals m-v-p award. ( mark ) 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 go to kron4 dot com and enter for your chance to win four tickets to see aladdin at the orphium theater. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... we continue to get you ready for the warriors championship parade. after the break we will show you more of the most memorable moments form the championship season.
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( robin ) all lanes open in san francisco on sb 101 at 80 after a car fire. . bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) all morning long we are showing you some of the biggest and most memorable moments form the warriors championship season.( james )
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arguably the play of the finals happened in game three... the warriors were down six points with three minutes left in the fourth quarter. that's when kevin durant scored seven of the warriors' last 11 points.( mark ) three of those points came with 45 seconds left and the warriors down by two...( mark ) that would prove to be the game winning basket in the closes game of the nba finals. ( james ) and the "catch of the finals".... klay thompson bites on a pump fake and nearly jumps over tristan thompson in game five... draymond green comes to the rescue and somehow catches klay before taking a hard hit to the ground. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4
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this is boris calvo. boris grows mind-blowing coffee. and because we pay him a fair price, he improves his farm and invest in his community to make even better coffee. all for a smoother tasting cup. green mountain coffee. ( james ) good morning and thanks for joining us on the kron 4 morning news. i'm james fletcher.( mark ) and i'm mark danon. today the warriors will celebrate their 2nd n-b-a championship in the last 3 years. and we have complete team coverage of the parade.( james ) will tran is live at the staging area here the players will be arriving later this morning. lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station as fans try to get to the parade.( mark ) and
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robin winston is in the traffic center with more on the parade route and how it could impact our morning commute. ( mark ) we will have more on the parade in just a moment but first we want of get a check of weather.( james ) (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an
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excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire 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
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( mark ) back to our top story this morning... we are just hours away from the start of the warriors championship parade in oakland. take a look a this... p-g-and-e workers setting up an arc of yellow and blue balloons for the big day.( james ) and this morning we have everything you need to know with complete team coverage. kron four's lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station. but first lets start with will tran who is live at oakland where the players will be showing up later this morning. will. ( will ) the city of oakland is gearing up for more than a million fans to take the city. . and take a look. crews were out all day setting up screens,
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stages, and testing the sound system. oakland police..have cancelled all days off. they say it's an all hands on deck situation. alameda coutny sherif deputies as well as c-h-p will be out...bout in uniform and in plain clothes blending in with the crowd.
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( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.( james )
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now we want to go to lydia pantazes who is live at the walnut creek bart station as people head to the parade. lydia.
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( mark ) thanks ( mark ) ( mark ) thanks lydia.
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we will check back through out the morning.( james ) now we want to continue our team coverage this morning with robin winston who is in the traffic center with a look at the parade route. robin. ( robin @ tele ) the parade starts at 10:00 a-m. this is the map of the parade route. it will start on broadway and 11th street as you see right here highlighted in blue. it goes straight down broaway and turns on grand avenue. then it will turn right on harrison street and traveling to 19th street. then it will turn right on lakeside drive ending on oak and continuing to the convention center for the rally. that is the area circled in pink. and in preparation for the parade several roads
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are closed this morning. as well as some major ramp on 880 in downtown oakland. like broadway, jackson and oak st. so consider 580 instead. also expect ac transit delays and re routes for a complete list of the road closures you can visit our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) and if you are heading out to the parade this morning there are several things that police and city officials are asking you to leave at home. drones are not allowed over the parade or rally. you will not be allowed to have any hard-sided containers like plastic
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coolers or thermoses. glass containers are also not allowed. and you will not be able have lawn furniture or folding chairs. police will also not allow alcohol at the parade or rally. laser pointers are also banned... so are all poles... sticks... or brooms. and you are also being told to leave the fire works at home. ( james ) and we want to see how you are showing off your warriors pride this morning. you can send us your pictures showing off your warriors gear as you get ready for the parade. all you have to do is use the report it tab on the kron 4 mobile app and you could see your picture on air this morning. ( james ) and if you don't want to brave the crowds - you can watch the warriors parade right here on kron4. you can also live stream the event on the go through the
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kron4 mobile app and kron4.com we'll also have complete coverage leading up to the big celebration all morning long right here on the kron 4 morning news. ( mark ) four people are dead including the gunman after an employee opened fire at a u-p-s center in san francisco. this morning we are learning more about the victims and the gunamn in the shooting. the shooting happened at around nine a-m near 17th and utah street. a u-p-s spokesman says an employee fired inside the building before the drivers were sent out to do their daily deliveries. the gunman, jimmy lam, shot and killed three people and injured two others. after the rampage he turned the gun on himself. union officials say he had recently filed a grievance with the company. one u-p-s employee who witnessed the deadly shooting said he had to run for his life.
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uh, little shook up."nick/ups- "circumstances are strange. um, and, uh, i don't know. just, uh, there's a lot of bad energy in there. uh, if you see someone stressed out, ask them if they're doing ok, and, um, you know, pray and meditate everyone.">( mark ) as for the victims.... 46-year-old michael lefiti (la-feet-e) of hercules, pictured here, was killed in the shooting. as well as 56-year-old wayne chan and 50-year-old benson louie. both lived in san francisco. ( james ) one of the victim's of the shooting is being remembered for his big smile and big heart. people who knew 46-year-old mike lefiti who was a u-p-s drivier for over 15 years had nothing but good things to say about him. we're told lefiti was a dedicated family man who was very well liked. but many just can't believe he's gone. ( james ) a family member has setup
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a go-fund me account in mike's honor. at last check more than 37-hundred dollars has been raised. ( mark ) u-p-s released this statement about the shooting: "the company is saddened and deeply concerned about affected employees, family members and the community we share. " a representative from u-p-s says the company is bringing in counselors to help employees deal with what happened. ( mark ) on our coverage of the u-p-s facility shooting continues online. we have a timeline of how the shooting unfolded. we are also posting what we know about the gunman... and information about the victims. it is all at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) coming up... a senior prank gets out of control. see the damage done to one east bay high school. and after the break... more troubling news for the white house. why president trump is now the focus of a major investigation. ( robin ) and i have everything you need to know about road closures... . áááábreakáááá
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(james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking
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up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long periods outside. the only relief you'll find will be at the coast.
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no major hot spots. expect delays on 880 into and out of
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downtown oakland. majoe ramp will close at 7 for the parade. 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. ( mark ) congressman steve scalise remains in critical
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condition this morning after a shooting in alexandria, virginia. we first broke this story to you yesterday in the kron four morning news. it happened yesterday just before five a-m during an early morning practice for a republicans' charity baseball game. two capitol police officers, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also injured in the shooting. they are expected to be okay. the gunman was shot and killed by police. he is identified as 66-year-old james t hodgkinson. he is a former volunteer for senator bernie sanders' presidential campaign. his social media is filled with anti-trump sentiment. senator sanders spoke out against the actions yesterday saying he is quote, "sickened by this despicable act." one g-o-p representative says he was approached in the parking lot before the shooting.
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prevented that and my family and i will be forever grateful. the thin blue line held today...">( mark ) the f-b-i has not yet released a motive for the shooting. president trump made a surprise visit to the hospital last night. the charity game scheduled for tonight at nationals park is expected to still go on. ( james ) president trump is reportedly being investigated for obstruction of justice. the washington post is reporting this morning that special investigator robert mueller is investigating the president directly.( mark ) reid binion has the details. sen. chris coons / -d- delaware: "this report in the washington post this evening suggests, strongly, given five different sources, that the scope of the investigation has changed."democratic senator chris coons......weighing in on a wednesday report that justice department special counsel robert mueller is investigating president donald trump... for obstruction of justice.it's the most significant sign yet that the d-o-j probe is moving beyond questions of russian meddling in the 20-16 election and possible collusion by trump associates.sen. chris coons / -d- delaware: "it's now targeted directly at the president and his actions which may amount to
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obstruction of justice."the president has long dismissed the investigation and a spokesman for trump's attorney condemned the post's report... ...instead taking aim at the leaked information, calling it "inexcusable and illegal."but mueller -- as the head of the d-o-j's russia probe -- is plowing ahead and will soon speak with three top intelligence officials: recently retired deputy nsa director richard ledgett. ...national security agency director mike rogers......and director of national intelligence dan coats.sari horwitz, washington post: "we know that president trump called dan coats and mike rogers on the phone and asked them both to come out and personally say that there is no evidence of collusion."the washington post's sari horwitz......speaking to c-n-n about what the paper reports were trump's efforts regarding the investigation......and the post's reporting that the president spoke with coats about the probe into michael flynn's russia ties.sari horwitz: "the president said 'can you do something to get fbi director comey to back off of on the investigation of former national security director flynn?'"both coats and rogers have testified that they were not pressured by the
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trump administration. i'm reid binion reporting. ( mark ) president trump responded on twitter this morning saying quote: "they made up a phony collusion with the russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. nice." ( james ) breaking news from overnight... the death toll from a deadly apartment fire in london rose to 17. dozens of people are still recovering and the death toll is expected to rise. the fire broke out early yesterday morning. about 125 families were inside the building sleeping when the fire broke out. fire officials are still trying to figure out how the fire ( mark ) some seniors at irvington high school in fremont are being blamed for causing major vandalism and graffiti. it happened on sunday when about fifty seniors came onto the campus. the traditional senior prank quickly got out of control. a large swastika and other graffiti was scrawled on the pavement. oil and flour was dumped in the hallways. pipes and other debris was tossed into the pool along with profanity
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spray painted on the walls. the school principal says door locks were even jammed with clay. the entire senior class had to clean up the mess. a handful of seniors are being held accountable for the ( lydia ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... i will have tips on the best ways to get to the parade.( mark ) and... we will take a look back at some of the biggest moments from the warriors championship season. including curry's record breaking day.... that's after the break.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the warriors best performance of the season came one day before thanksgiving against the los angeles lakers....and their former coach luke walton.( james ) the warriors put up 149
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points. steph curry, kevin durant, klay thompson, and draymond green combined for 90 points. they also set a franchise record of 47 assists in a game. ( james ) just three days after steph curry's n-b-a record of 157 consecutive regular season games with at least one-three pointer ended...he put up another three point record.( mark ) take a look at this.... this was against the pelicans last november. curry drained an all time record 13-threes on 17 attempts. ending the night with 46 points and a victory over the pelicans at oracle arena. curry had previously shared the record with kobe bryant and donyell marshall with 12 three pointers. ( mark ) this moment was perhaps the turning point for the warriors season. klay thompson signing a toaster.
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it happened back in march when a fan asked him to sign it... and he did. the warriors then went on an amazing winning streak... losing only two games between march 14th and the end of the finals. the guy who asked klay to sign the toaster got an invite to the parade today from thompson himself. ( will ) we are just hours away from the warriors championship parade. i will have the details ina live report.( james ) and here is a look at your current conditions. your bay area forecast is next. .
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( mark )( james ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of
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weather and traffic... (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low 100s saturday and sunday. an
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excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if no major hot spots. expect delays on 880 in downtown okland. major ramps closed. broadway, jackson and oak street ramp at nb and sb 880 will close at 7. take 580 instead.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) back to our top story this morning... we are just hours away from the start of the warriors championship parade in oakland.( james ) and this morning we have everything you need to know with complete team coverage. let's start with will tran who is live at oakland where the players will be showing up later this morning. will. ( will ) the city of oakland is gearing up for more than a million fans to take the city. . and take a look. ( will ) the city of
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oakland is gearing up for more than a million fans to take the city. . and take a look. crews were out all day setting up screens, stages, and testing the sound system. oakland police..have cancelled all days off. they say it's an all hands on deck situation. alameda coutny sherif deputies as well as c-h-p will be out...bout in uniform and in plain clothes blending in with the crowd.
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( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you
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through out the morning.( james ) now we want to go to lydia pantazes who is live at the walnut creek bart station as people head to the parade. lydia.
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( mark ) thanks lydia. we will
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check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) and now we continue our team coverage with averi harper.( mark ) she is along the parade route this morning speaking to fans who waiting for the parade to start. ( averi )just about 3 1/2 hours until the start of the parade downtown oakland is a sea of blue and gold thousands of fans pouring in early in the morning to snag a good
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spot before the parade. "it's just out of this world words can't express the excitement. this is late for me last time i was here at 3:45 to find a park and walk from madison but it was all locked up.""kd, i'm a big fan of katie i'm so happy that he came to the warriors so i'm so excited to see him."dance happen arriving since as early as three in the morning so you can imagine that parking in the neighborhood around the stage is almost impossible at this point if you were going to be in the area and you are courage to carpool or take public transit part is offering free parking at the coliseum station. in oakland, averi harper, kron 4 news ( james ) now we want to go to robin winston who is in the traffic center with a look a the parade route and how it will impact traffic this morning. robin. ( robin @ tele ) the starts at 10:00 a-m. this is the map of the parade route the key streets thatll be blocked off to traffic. take a
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look. it will start on broadway and 11th street. heads straight down broadway and then it will turn on grand avenue. then it will turn right on harrison street and traveling to 19th street. then it will turn right on lakeside drive ending on oak and continuing to the convention center for the rally. that is the area circled in pink. and in preparation for the parade several roads are closed this morning. and some major ramp on 880 in downtown oakland, like oak st, broadway & jackson starting at 7am. so consider 580 instead. for a complete list of the road closures you can visit our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) and if you don't want to
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brave the crowds - you can watch the warriors parade right here on kron4. you can also live stream the event on the go through the kron4 mobile app and kron4.com we'll also have complete coverage leading up to the big celebration all morning long right here on the kron 4 ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... kevin durant's mother helps him celebrate his first n-b-a title. we look back at their relationship and how much this championship means for both of them. and after the break... hear what steph curry is saying about a white house visit after winning the finals.
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steph curry says he is sticking by his previous comments that he does not want to go to the white house if he were invited by the presdient -- as is tradition of championship-winning teams. but he says that if the rest team did want to go, he would join them. curry is not the only warriors player who has spoken out about not wanting to visit the white house. andre igodala has also said he does not want to go. curry has spoken out against president trump in the past along with warriors coach steve kerr. ( james ) coming up... we continue our coverage of the biggest moments of the year for the warriors... we'll look back at the team's biggest signing in franchise history. when k-d arrived
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are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s and 60s with relatively clear skies. this afternoon will be warmer than yesterday. expect highs to reach the mid to upper 80s inland, mid to upper 70s by the bay, and mid 60s at the coast. the weather pattern bringing us these warmer temperatures will continue to bake us as we head into the weekend. inland temps are expected to rise into the 90s on friday, then to the low
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100s saturday and sunday. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the entire bay area from friday to sunday. be very careful if you plan to spend long periods outside. the you'll find will be at the coast. 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
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( mark ) one of the biggest moments from the warriors season is when golden state signed kevin durant. he made the decision on july 4th last year. this is video of the k-d signage going up outside of oracle arena shortly after the announcement durant signed a two-year 54 million dollar agreement with the warriors. it's considered one of the greatest acquisitions in n-b-a history. ( mark ) and there was a lot of backlash when k-d came to the warriors. this is video as he returned to oklahoma city for the first time. there was a lot of talk about the relationship between durant and former teammate russel westbrook.
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they did not speak for much of the season... but the latest report says they are on speaking terms again. westbrook signed a contract extension with the thunder shortly after durant left for the warriors. ( mark ) and the return had one major theme.... "cupcake" signs were all over the arena this was in reference to an instagram post russell westbrook made after durant signed with the warriors intimating durant was a "cupcake" for leaving the thunder. steph curryand draymond green got into the joke wearing the cupcake t-shirts after the game. durant's mom also got into the act. wearing a cupcake t-shirt of her own with the caption "after this tough & crazy weekend, i realized how much i love a great!!! cupcake" < "we did it. i told you when i was eight years old, we did it!" you hear me? look at me! you did it!>( james ) kevin durant won his
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first n-b-a championship on monday night and his mother wanda was by his side. the superstar forward agreed to join the warriors back in july. when he was on the oklahoma city thunder, k-d won the regular season m-v-p award back in 20-14. in one of the most memorable m-v-p speeches of all time, durant thanked his mother for being there. ( james ) wanda was in tears again monday night as she was by k-d's side right after the game to help him
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celebrate his first nba title and the finals m-v-p award. ( mark ) kevin durant and steph curry took some time to recap their season yesterday. the two become free agents this summer, but they are confident deals will get done to keep the team intact.( james ) take a listen. ( mark ) earlier this month durant had mentioned he would be willing to take less money to keep the team together. ( james ) the kron4 morning news wants to send you to see disney's broadway hit
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honey bunches of oats. it's crispy sweetened flakes, plus crunchy granola clusters, plus a touch of honey. it is 'mmmm', is good! it all adds up to a mouthful of joy. honey bunches of oats. have you tried it yet? ( mark ) some memorable moments off the court....( james ) steph curry shows off his "vocals talent" on james cordon for "carpool karaoke" take a listen... ( james ) the two singing "how far i'll go," from the disney movie "moana."
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( james ) a redwood city mom gained a lot of fans at warriors games after she was seen dancing at a game in her holiday sweater. and those fans includes steph curry. this is video of him dancing with robin shcreiber in new orleans during all-star weekend earlier this year. the dancing mom also performed with the warriors dance team this season. ( mark ) and the warriors had some fun off the court too. you might remember some of the pranks they played on each other. ( james ) draymond green likes to take pictures of his sleeping teammates and posting them on social media. so javale mcgee decided to print a picture of draymond's sleeping face on blankets and give them to the whole team on a flight back in february. ( james ) about a month later, toilet paper with javale mcgee's face showed up
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at team headquarters. green was behind the design and placement of the mcgee toilet paper. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... we are getting closer to the start of the warriors championship parade. we have live team coverage with our reportes spread all over the east bay leading up to our live coverage of the parade at 10:00 this morning.
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( james ) good morning and thanks for joining us on the kron 4 morning news. i'm james fletcher.( mark ) and i'm mark danon. today the warriors will celebrate their 2nd n-b-a championship in the last 3 years. and we have complete team coverage of the parade.( james ) will tran is live at the staging area here the players will be arriving later this morning. lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station as fans try to get to the parade.( mark ) and robin winston is in the traffic center with more on the parade route and how it could impact our morning commute. ( mark ) we will have more on the parade in just a moment but first we want of get a check of weather.( james ) (james)the warming trend continues today. we're waking up to

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