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(robin) here's a look at today's temps. as you can see we are in for a hot one today. for more on today's heat here's james fletcher. (robin)lets get a check of weather this morning... (james)warmer temperatures are expected tomorrow as an upper level ridge strengthens over
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the southwest. a heat advisory is in effect for some locations for this weekend into early next week as inland temperatures warm to as much as 20 degrees above seasonal averages and begin to pose potential heat (james)warmer temperatures tomorrow as an upper level strengthens southwest. a heat advisory some locations for this early next temperatures warm to as degrees above seasonal begin to pose potential heat illnesses. dry weather mostly clear skies will also through the period. a major hot spot in fremont sb 680 at mission north. 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. a major hot spot in fremont sb
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680 at mission north. 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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(robin) warriors pride riding high all over the bay area. this after about one million members of dub nation showed up to cheer on the world champion golden state warriors. it was a huge victory celebration right in the heart of downtown oakland. we brought it all to you live yesterday morning right here on kron 4. whether you were you there -- or missed it -- here are some of the must- see highlgihts.
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(robin) and during the rally the warriors team owners said they are picking up the bill for yesterday's celebration. so how much was the tab for the party? we reached out to the city oakland and they told us the event cost about a million dollars. (robin) and we also just got the arrest numbers from the event. police say with the one million people attending the celebration
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there were ánoá major incidents at the parade or the rally. there were three arrests however. two for public intoxication and one for assault on an officer. there were 105 medical calls. mostly for heat- related issues.. and eleven children ended up separated from their parnets. all are reunited. (robin) as far as how people got to the parade. lots of people opted to take bart to it. and that is exactly what organizers wanted. as of 9:00 last night the transit agency had counted 487-thousand riders. just under the amount of riders for the 2015 victory celebration. this is video from the 12th street station. things got so crowded there after the rally police had to close the entrance gates to control the crowd. (robin) warriors forward draymond green stole the show. he did so while trolling lebron james and the cleveland
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cavaliers. take a look at this... green wore a t-shirt mocking cleveland's quicken loans arena. the shirt "said quickie." draymond green also got a little loose with his language at one point during the victory speeches.
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thousand american forces to afghanistan. the announcement could come by next week.. the trump administration is hoping to break the standstill in a war that has now passed on to a third commander- in- chief. this action would be the largest american manpower deployment under donald trumps presidency. (robin) republicans and democrats faced off in the annual congressional baseball game. just one day after an attack on the republican team during a practice where steve scalise and three others were shot and wounded at a g-o-p team practice. last nights game was about more than just the box score. the focus was a message of unity. perhaps the highlight of the night came when capitol police officer david bailey, who helped stop the attack, threw out the first pitch the democrats ended up taking the game 11 to 2. they gave the trophy to the republicans to put in scalise's hospital room. (robin) on twitter...
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president trump responding to the report that the special counsel in the russia investigation is looking into whether the president tried to obstruct justice. the president tweeted out this. saying "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" (robin) coming up.. with a big warm up this weekend the risk of fires increases. what's believed to be connected to an incresase in suspicious fires effecting one part of the bay area. and... it is a crime that police just cannot seem to crack. a young man killed after getting into a fender bender. four- years after the crime -- how the family is remembering their loved one.( james ) a big warm up this weekned. your forecast next. and here's a live look ,$8drw
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(robin)lets get a check of weather this morning... (james)warmer temperatures are expected today and tomorrow as an upper level ridge strengthens over the southwest. a heat advisory is in effect for some locations for this weekend into early next week as inland temperatures warm to as much as 20 degrees above seasonal
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averages and begin to pose potential heat related illnesses. dry weather conditions and mostly clear (james)warmer temperatures are expected today and tomorrow as an upper level ridge strengthens over the southwest. a heat advisory is in effect for some locations for this weekend into early next week as inland temperatures warm to as much as 20 degrees above seasonal averages and begin to pose potential heat related illnesses. dry weather conditions and mostly clear skies will also prevail through the forecast period.
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(robin) here's a look at your morning commute.
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(robin) some very hot weather is hitting the bay area in the coming days all, as investigators remain focused on recent suspicious fires in san jose. kron four's rob fladeboe has the latest on the investigation and a look at where these fires are happening. homeless woman" if you look over there you can where the fire was..."as she collected recycleables in coyote meadows, this homeless woman told me shesuspects the recent fires here are not simply the result of cook fires, but were deliberately set.homeless woman"..no, they're not cook fires, it's more of a pyro person. you mean arson, like a firebug? yes, it's someone who is just starting fires for amusement..."hardly a day goes
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by lately when the fire department has been called to the scene of a grassor debris fire here and along nearby coyote creek, where a number of homeless camps have popped up again, after being evicted from a large camp known as the the jungle.david vossbrink/san jose spokesman" it's a chronic concern, we have known there are a lot of camps in the creeks and there have been fires...sometimes it's from cooking, other times it's been deliberate..." one recent fire broke out along the freeway behind the di lac buddhist temple where the venerable thich phap luu and some members of his flock were gathered in the garden. thich phap luu/di lac temple "...it came close, everything could have burned....they were very scared and very nervous but i told everybody to pray...."the city's arson team is also working on solving some recent suspicious dumpster fires a mile or so west of
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coyote creek, but the fire department has not said anything about a possible connection. meantime, park rangers in coyote meadows say they have beenthreatened by illegal campers and the homeless woman i met there says she is looking for a new place to sleep.homeless woman "...i just decided to get out of here before i get burned up...." (robin) popular tourist destination muir woods will be receiving a new makeover to accomodate visitor's parking needs. national park service officials have reviewed a project that plans to redesign parking areas, and the visitor entry plaza. officials say the park receives about a million visitor's every year, and parking can be a problem. construction is set to start in 20-19. and will be completed within a year. (robin) this week - a bay area man would have been twenty seven. his life taken away four years ago in a fender bender turned deadly. and now his mother spoke to kron 4's hermela aregawi. renewing her plea for the public's help in finding her
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son's killers. (hermela aregawi)it's been four years since aya nakano was brutally murdered.june 12, 2013 - just before 11 oclock at night - the emeryville resident was on his way home after playing basketball on the cal campus.police say his car was rear ended near market and stanford avenue in oakland. then the unthinkable.when nakano got out of his car, the other driver and passenger shot and killed the twenty year old.just an hour before his birthday.maria climaco/victim's mother: it was just so surreal. it was already past midnight and it was his birthday and to hear.. even to this day you know i vaccilate between reality and wishful thinking the fbi in conjunction with oakland police are investigating the murderand have offered up to
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125-thousand dollars for information that leads to the arrest of the killers.to this day.. no one has been arrested for the murder.but nakano's mom is hopeful the day will come.maria climaco/victim's mother: what do i have left really except hope and faith that someday someone will come forward with some useful information about the people that took aya away from us. (robin) nakano's mother says she'll be meeting with oakland police in the coming days in hopes of some clue that will lead to justice for her only child. (robin) and a safety recall to tell you about this morning.... automaker fiat chrysler is recalling roughly 300-thousand of it's dodge grand caravans. the recall is for models between the years of 20-11 and 20-12. a mechanical malfunction within the steering wheel can cause the driver-side airbags to unintentionally go off. so far more than a dozen incidents have been reported,
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causing some minor injuries. owners of the affected vehicles will not have to pay for repair work. (robin) the food and drug administration approved a new competitor to go up against the epi-pen . symjepi (sim- jepp-ee) is another version of the epi-pen. that is the emergency drug formula and delivery system which keeps people from suffering life- threatening allergic reactions. it is a syringe pre- filled with the hormone epinephrine. (ea-pi-ne-frin) the price of the brand named epi-pen jumped in cost to more than 6-hundred dollars for two- packs. pharmaceutical representatives say the alternative version will be less expensive. the new syringe's will be available later this year. (robin) now to baseball... where the giants and rockies opened up a four game series at coors field. this game was a rough one. at one point the giants were down 9-1 after matt moore allowed eight runs in three innings then in the seventh buster posey hits a 2- run jack to make it 9-3.
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he'd leave the game with an apparent leg injury the comeback was on for the giants. brandon crawford smacks a 3-run blast to cut the rockies lead by one then with the game tied in the ninth raimel tapia wins the game for colorado on a walkoff hit. rockies win 10-9. (robin) as for the team from the town... the a's were in oakland hosting the yankees. let's jump to the 8th in this one. that's where oakland's matt joyce grounds to second. the yankees trying to turn a double play and come up just short. oakland takes a 6 to 5 lead. then in the top of the 9th new york's starlin castro hits a sac fly to tie the game. the yankees would add another run. to take a one run lead. then in extras .oakland's khris davis hits a blooper that falls. 2 runs score, oakland wins it 8 to 7. (robin) coming up... a deadly workplace rampage.
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what we know about the problems the gunman had on the job. and after the break... a rap heaveyweight giving back. we'll tell you who and how on the hollywood minute. and here's a live look outside... toll food. water. internet. we need it to live. but what we don't need are surprises, like extra monthly fees. 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.
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(robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... it's one thing to make it big -- it's another to remember where you came from. david daniel has that and more in the hollywood minute. "it's all right -- this is what we've all come here to see."doctor dre came "straight outta compton" -- now he's coming up big for his hometown. the rapper and producer has pledged 10- million dollars to help build a performing arts complex at the new compton high school. the school district says it'll feature state-of-the-art technology and a 12-hundred seat theater, and be a resource for the community as well as the school."i'm, like, quite excited about it."rebel wilson is celebrating a courtroom victory. the aussie comedienne won a defamation suit against a magazine publisher, which printed articles claiming was a serial liar. an australian court found the articles by bauer media damaged wilson's career. "this year, christmas -- both families together.""yay!" (nat-phone rings) "hello? grandpa kurt?"doubling down on daddies! just in time for
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father's day, here's your first look at "daddy's home two." mark wahlberg and will ferrell return as dad and stepdad, along with -their- fathers, played by mel gibson and john lithgow. all those dads descend on theaters november 10th. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) coming up.. a workplace shooting leaves familys without loved ones. how they are remembering the ones they lost.( james ) a look at the weekend warm up, next. (james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. a full weather report right break. and here's a live look outside...san mateo
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(robin) it's gonna be a hot one today. for more on your weekend warm up here's james fletchter.
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(robin)lets get a check of weather this morning... (james)warmer temperatures are expected today and tomorrow as an upper level ridge strengthens over the southwest. a heat advisory is in effect for some locations for this weekend into early next week as inland temperatures warm to as much as 20 degrees above seasonal averages and begin to pose potential heat related illnesses. dry weather conditions and mostly clear skies will also prevail
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through the forecast period. (robin) here's a look at your (robin) here's a look at
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your morning commute.
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(robin) another big story we are following this morning... details are beginning to emerge about the gunman who opened fire at a ups facility in san francisco. it happened wednesday and now we are learning a little more about the killer... kron4's dan kerman has the latest. one day after a ups employee shot and killed three co- workers before killing himself at ups's san bruno avenue customer center in san francisco, those who knew the drivers are looking for answers sot joseph cilia/teamsters local 2785 12-19its senseless, it's the only word that keeps coming to mind from the minute i heard to disbelief to now whyteamsters secretary treasurer joseph sillia knew all three victims and the shooter jimmy lamsot they all worked with each other for many years we had no knowledge of issuessillia says lam filed a request back in
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march to reduce his overtime hours, and believes that was resolved immediately because it never escalated to a formal grievancesotit's senseless, all family men, fathers day coming up, they all had families, jimmy had a family as wellas ups drivers returned to their routes on thursday, a memorial for victim mike lefiti , known as big mike continued to grow at the diamond heights shopping center.sot susan wasserman/on "big mike's" route 101-110he was a piece of sunshine, he used to tell me he loved when we got packages because it meant he had an opportunity to come say hello and he was just a sweetheart.in the sunset district at harvest books and gifts, owner margaret lee is remembering another victim, benson louie, who used to pick up and deliver to her store. sot margaret lee/knew victim benson louie 126-132that's the kind of guy he was, always give you a helping hand and just a great guy. i'm going to miss himstandup dan kerman/sf 133-143the motive
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for this shooting remain unknown. we reached out to san francisco police. they simply said, they have no update. in sf, dan kerman kron 4 news. 147/std (robin) the community continues to mourn the victims from wednesday's shooting in san francisco.. u-p-s worker wayne chan was loved by many of the people on his route in cole valley and haight- ashbury. kron 4's alecia reid spoke with people at a number businesses and has more on how people are dealing with the loss. today has been extremely emotional for many people along his routefinding out he was one of the victims is difficult to handle.pkga growing memorial stands on haight street for u-p-s deliveryman wayne chan.it's just crazy, and very sad employees in stores he delivered to daily, were more than just clients. he made an effort to get to know everyone. alyssa rosengard / burton snowboardshe was the most genuine, caring individual. just a very dynamic personality. he connected really well with everyone here, my staff, everyone on the streetsam zentner / ftc he was you know, just a really good guy. always looked
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forward to seeing him. he was a friend of everyone's a colleague walked into the protrero hill distribution center wednesday morning and opened fire on 3 employees before killing himself. a day before the tragedy, chan shared memories of a recent staycation with his family, and their decision to get a dog. i was so eager to get to work and see him this morning to make sure he was ok. and then the gentleman that took over the route this morning were the ones that told us, that told me. i was like is wayne ok? i was so eager to see him. the gentleman was like i'm so sorry to tell you he's not ok. and i couldn't even hear it at first. i was like, what? excuse me? like, he's fine? he said no he's not fine. he passed.clients who consider themselves friends are now keeping the 56 year old in their prayers, as well as his family and 2 children. dwight cocke - it's really so ugly and frightening when it happens. and it leaves a trail of mourning. friends, family,
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work companions, all of that standupchan was with ups for nearly 3 decades and according to clients he was on this current route for half of that time.he was the type of guy that knew everyone's name whenever he walked into any of their stores.reporting live from san francisco (robin) more details are being released about the three teens being charged with stealing la-pd patrol cars.. police say the teens who took the cars are los angeles police cadets.. the teens stole three cars leading officers on wild chases through the city wednesday night. ending with two of them crashing. they also stole stun-guns, radios, and one was wearing a bullet proof vest. the police chief says he is now ordering a full review of the cadet program. (robin) still ahead... deliberations in the bill cosby case continue. when the jury could be expected to come to a verdict. . and after the break... years after her body was found stuffed in a suitcase. a
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jury hands down a verdict in a brutal murder case
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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. (robin) seven years later
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a jury has found 54-year-old lee bell guilty of murdering his girlfriend pearla louis. louis' body was found in a suitcase that washed up along san francisco's embarcadero in may of 20-10. and now louis's daughter is empowering women in abusive relationships. kron 4's ella sogomonian has the details. aysha louis has been immeresed in domestic violence advocacy since her mom pearla louis was brutally killed in 2010.sot: aysha louis, pearla's daughter//it's just been the worst most horrible situation that any family can go through. seven years later her mother's boyfriend 54-year-old lee bell was found guilty of first degree murder by a jury on thursday.sot: aysha louis, pearla's daughter// it gave us a sense of peace that he can
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no longer tourment anyone lke this everlouis's body was found in a suitcase that floated up to the embarcadero at folsom st.lee's dna was found on the suitcase and video surveillence captured the couple arguing in a hotel where she was last seen alive. louis's daughter says she wants her mom to be remembered as a strong loving woman. that she was ready to leave the relationship but as she tried it was too latesot: aysha louis, pearla's daughter// make sure you have a plan to get out not just nothing in place cause what that's gonna do is potentially force you to go backthe san francisco district attorney's office calls the homicide yet another tragic case of domestic violence that can be prevented without prosecution.sot: max szabo, district attorney's office// you understand that in a lot of instances a lot of victims do not want an arrest or prosecution and that's okay. if someone comes to our office we will help that victim get what they need. (robin) aysha says several local groups like the domestic violence consortium are ready to help and have been at her side all seven years.
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and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. [ birds chirping ]
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[ 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 ] (robin) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... the warriors celebrated their 2nd n-b-a title in 3 years with over a million of their closest friends. and police say the celebration went off without any major incidents. police made only 3 arrests throughout the day. and to top the day off, the warriors have said they will pay for the cost of the parade which is about one million dollars. details are beginning to emerge about the gunman who opened fire at
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a u-p-s facility in san francisco. it happened on wednesday morning when a u-p-s employee shot and killed three co-workers before killing himself. the shooter has been identified as 38-year-old jimmy lam. a u-p-s union official says lam filed a request back in march to reduce his overtime hours. but it was resolved immediately because it never escalated to a formal grievance. the union says there was no indication of any other problems. republicans and democrats faced off in the annual congressional baseball game. just one day after an attack on the republican team during a practice where steve scalise and three others were shot and wounded at a g-o-p team practice. the democrats ended up taking the game 11 to 2. they gave the trophy to the republicans to put in scalise's hospital room. (robin) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera.... (robin) let's check the weather with james.
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(james)warmer temperatures are expected tomorrow as an upper level ridge strengthens over the southwest. a heat advisory is in effect for some locations for this weekend into early next week as inland temperatures warm to as much as 20 degrees above seasonal averages and begin to pose potential heat related illnesses. dry weather conditions and mostly clear
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skies will also prevail through the forecast period.
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(robin) here's a look at your morning commute. (robin @ landing) juror's deciding the fate of comedian bill cosby end their fourth day of deliberation. a verdict is no where near in sight. cosby faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault. with a deliberations ongoing scott mclean has the latest. after almost 40 hours of deliberations, multiple jury
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questions, and still no verdict in the bill cosby trial.gloria allred/attorney: "this is not a vindication of anybody. this is not the end." the jury told the judge they were deadlocked... unable to find unanimous consensus on any of the three charges against the famous actor and comedian.cosby's publicist thinks it's a positive sign for the defense team. andrew wyatt/bill cosby's publicist: "we believe that he's innocent. we believe that he's not guilty. and i think the jurors have shown that too." cosby is accused of drugging and assaulting andrea constand back in 2004.both cosby and constand were inside the courtroom when the deadlock was announced -- neither showed any visible emotion.but outside the courthouse -- there was plenty -- two of the more than 50 women who have accused bill cosby got into a verbal spat with cosby supporters.victoria valentino also accused cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1969 -- she says a guilty verdict would give her validation -- but lengthy deliberations are making her nervous.victoria valentino/accuser: "there is obviously something that is
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keeping them from seeing it and having that feeling of conclusion and resolution."the judge instructed jurors to continue deliberating, and to re-examine their views but warned them not to change them solely "because of the opinion of your fellow jurors, or for the mere purpose of returning a verdict." (robin) dramatic video captured a california woman being dragged by a car along a busy freeway during an apparent conflict. a witness took this video of a woman hanging off of a car door in rush hour traffic on the 55 freeway. they say the woman hopped out of the white car then ran and grabbed on to the passenger side of the black car. eventually the woman gave up and walked away without being seriously injured. when police got to the scene both cars were gone. police are still looking into what happened. (robin) a pilot had to be airlifted to a hospital after crashing near the u-s open golf tournament. this shocking video shows the blimp falling out of the sky near
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golfers in wisconsin. the crash was a half mile away from the course, and the pilot suffered serious burns and injuries. no one else was inside the blimp with the pilot, and no other injuries were reported. the cause of the crash remains unknown. (robin) grace baptist church in oakland held one of its twice -monthly programs. they are known as "acts of grace"... the church partners with alameda county community food bank to bring food to hundreds of families.. one in five residents in the county gets help from the alameda county community food bank. visitors went home with bags of food and got to choose from a huge variety. from chicken and hot dogs to vegetables and waffles.. most of the food comes from the grocery rescue program which takes unsold still fresh food from the shelves and donates it to food banks. (robin) the food bank workers say some of their
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clients need a little short-term help. others rely on the food bank to get by. either way - the program is always there for them.. and today...some of our staff will be volunteering at various food banks in the bay area. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... a football player trying to decide where to play his college football. why he still has 7 years to make his decision. and here's a live look outside... sutro
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here's a look at your morning commute. (robin) an 11-year old wide
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receiver has been recruited to play for the university of hawaii football team. titan lacaden is in fifth grade -- but the rainbow warriors are already offering him a scholarship the university of hawaii is one of his top three choices his mom wants him to go there because she doesn't want him leave hawaii titan has seven years to decided whether he will stay in the island. (robin) the bat-signal could be seen in the los angeles sky. the bright signal went up in honor of adam west last night. the 88-year-old actor died last friday after a battle with leukemia. west was best known for his role as superhero batman in the 1960's television series. los angeles' mayor and police chief joined others at city hall for the ceremonial lighting. (robin) john lennon's wife
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is now officially credited with helping to write one of the late singer's most popular songs. the national music publishers association announced on wednesday that yoko ono will receive a co-writing credit on the 1971 song "imagine" as part of the organization's centennial song award. during the announcement, a clip of an interview with lennon from 1980 was played in which he said credit for "imagine" should be shared with ono because he took the concept and the lyric from her book "grapefruit." ono and lennon's son sean posted a photo with his mother from the event.... calling it "the proudest day" of his life. ono -- now 84-years-old -- was married to lennon from 1969 until he was shot and killed in 1980. (robin) coming up... a deadly workplace shooting leaves police looking for answers. what we now know about the gunman who shot up a ups. and... the man charged with the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire will be
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back in court. details on that ahead... also... kron 4 is celebrating the founding of our company with a day of service. kron 4's will tran has more next.
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( averi ) we are learning new details about the man who opened fire at in san francisco. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) and breaking news... there could be major development in the fight to take down isis. one of the world's top terrorists may have been killed. ( james ) and it is going to be hot this weekend. i will have the details ad a look at your complete forecast ahead.
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( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures for everyone. the national
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weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from saturday through monday. be careful if you no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) our top story this morning... details are beginning to emerge about the gunman who opened fire at a u-p-s facility in san francisco.( mark ) kron 4's averi harper is live at that u-p-s facility this
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morning with the new information about the shooter. averi. ( averi ) it happened on wednesday morning when a u-p-s employee shot and killed three co-workers before killing himself. the shooter has been identified as 38-year-old jimmy lam. right now police and colleagues are having trouble finding a motive in the shooting. a u-p-s union official says lam filed a request back in march to reduce his overtime hours... but it was resolved immediately because it never escalated to a formal grievance. the union says there was no indication of any other problems.
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police say it appears lam specifically went after the three drivers he killed. two other people were hurt in the shooting, but they are out of the hospital this morning. lam worked for u-p-s for 18-years. ( mark ) thanks averi. we will check back with you through out
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( darya ) and communities all over the bay area are mourning the victims of the shooting. they have been identified as 46-year-old mike lefiti, 50-year-old benson louie, and 56-year-old wayne chan. right now there are growing memorials along the drivers' routes. chan's route was in cole valley and the haight-ashbury neighborhoods in san francisco. employees at stores he delivered to daily say they were more than just clients and he made an effort to get to know everyone. ( darya ) chan worked for u-p-s for nearly 30 years... and he had been on the same route for at least half of that time. ( mark ) happening today - the man charged with the
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deadly ghost ship warehouse fire will be back in court. derick alemna is expected to enter a plea later this morning in oakland. almena is facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the fire that broke out last december. almena was the man in charge of the warehouse. max harris was also arrested in connection with the fire. investigators say he is the man who organized party the night of the fire. if convicted, each man faces up to 39 years in prison. ( mark ) breaking news we are following this morning... the leader of isis may have been killed in an airstrike. the russian military claims that it killed abu bakr al- baghdadi last month. russian officials say the strikes targeted an isis meeting that was being held in syria. they claim that the strike also killed 30 mid-level isis leaders and about 300 other fighters. u-s officials have not yet confirmed russia's claims. there have been multiple reports of baghdadi's death in the past that have turned out to be false. ( darya ) and more breaking news... the death toll from the deadly london
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apartment increased overnight to 30. dozens of people are still recovering and officials fear that the death toll could still rise. 125 families were inside the building sleeping when the fire broke out. fire officials are still trying to figure out how the fire started wednesday morning. earlier today...queen elizabeth and prince william spent time visiting the victims of the deadly london apartment fire. ( darya ) today... the jury in the bill cosby rape trial will begin their fifth day of deliberations after signaling that they are deadlocked. the jury has been deliberating since monday and yesterday the judge ordered jurors to continue deliberating. the jury told the judge they were unable to find unanimous consensus on any of the three charges against cosby. cosby is accused of drugging and raping andrea constand in 2004. cosby's publicist says this deadlock is a good
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sign for the defense team. ( mark ) the american college student released from prison in north korea is back with his family...after being detained for more than 17 months. but doctors say that he is in a vegetative state and has suffered serious brain damage.. otto warmbier landed in cincinnati tuesday night. doctors say he has not spoken or moved on his own since he arrived back in the u-s. otto's parents say they learned of his condition just last week even though north korean officials say that he had been in a coma for at least a year. he was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in 20-16 for committing "hostile acts" against the north korean regime. ( mark ) a rare moment of bipartisanship in the nation's capitol. republicans and democrats faced off in the annual congressional baseball game, just one day after an attack on the republican team during practice. capitol police officer, david bailey, who helped end the attack threw out the first pitch. on wednesday morning, a gunman
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shot four people at the republican practice field including the majority whip steve scalise. the gunman was killed by police. during the game last night, leaders from both parties called for less heated rhetoric. ( mark ) doctors say congressman scalise remains in critical condtion but his health has improved. ( mark ) happening today... kron 4 is celebrating the founding of our company with a day of service. all day kron 4 staff will be volunteering at food banks around the bay area.( darya ) this week we have been highlighting the work done by by some of these food banks. and this morning kron 4's will tran is live at the food bank of contra costa and solano. good morning will. ( will )fresh produce is something californians enjoy as almost a given but for many in our communities it is a
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difficult choice when they try to feed their families. that's why hundreds of people rely on the contra costa solano food bank's trucks that provide this important nutritional help. the food bank's two refreigerated trucks make stops throughout the two counties every day distributing more than a million pounds of fresh produce every month. while the trucks were part of a grant the produce and the upkeep now depend on the community. hundreds of those living on meager incomes depend on this source of fresh produce they might not otherwise have in their diets. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( mark ) and we have more information on bay area food banks on our website. you can find out more about kron 4's volunteer efforts and how you can volunteer at a food bank in your community. it is all online at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... an east bay mother pleading for help. the new efforts by police to help solve her son's four year old murder and later... the new plans that could disrupt your trip to one of the bay area's most popular national parks. and after the break... it was a big day for warrior fans around the bay area. we have all the highlights from their championship parade. ( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high
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pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures for everyone. the national weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from saturday through monday. be careful if you have
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any outdoor plans on father's day this sunday. don't stay outside too long and make sure to drink plenty of water. the seven day forecast shows triple digit weather may extend well into next week.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. . ( mark ) this morning the bay area is still buzzing about the warriors championship parade.( darya ) we brought it all to you live yesterday
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morning right here on kron 4. and in case you missed it or you just want to relive it... here are some of the highlights. ( mark ) more than a ( mark ) ( mark ) more than a
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million people gathered to celebrate the warriors championship in oakland and police say there were áno major incidents at the parade or the rally.( darya ) there were only three arrests. two were for public intoxication and one was an officer. there were calls... mostly for heat- related issues.children ended up separated from their all made it families ( mark ) our coverage of the championship celebration continues online... we've posted all the players speeches... we also have video of the parade. and -- a warriors fan photo gallery. it's all on kron-4-dot-com. ( darya ) popular tourist destination muir woods will be
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getting a makeover to help accommodate parking needs. the national park service says they will redesign parking areas and the visitor entry plaza. officials say the park receives about a million visitor's every year and parking can be a problem. construction is supposed to start in 20-19 and will be completed within a year. ( darya ) the pentagon is considering sending nearly four-thousand american troops to afghanistan. the decision could come by the end of next week. the trump administration is hoping to break the standstill in a war that has now passed on to a third president. this would be the largest american military deployment so far under donald trump's presidency. ( mark ) two escaped inmates from georgia who are accused of killing two guards on a prison bus have been captured. donnie rowe and ricky dubose were taken into custody in tennessee last night. the two had been on the run for the past two days. police say they stole multiple cars and robbed two homes during that time. yesterday afternoon a homeowner spotted the men trying to steal his car and
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called for help:
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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. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the a's were in oakland hosting the yankees. ( mark ) let's jump to the 8th inning. that's where oakland's matt joyce grounds
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to second. the yankees can't quite turn the double play and oakland takes a one run lead. then in the top of the 9th new york's starlin castro hits a sac fly to tie the game. we would go to extra innings. the yankees would take a one run lead in the top of 10th. then in the bottom half of the inning oakland's khris davis hits a blooper that falls. 2 runs score, oakland wins it 8 to 7. the two teams play again tonight. first pitch at 6:35. ( darya ) now to the giants in colorado taking on the rockies. at one point the giants were down 9 to 1 after matt moore allowed eight runs in three innings but the giants would come back led by a buster posey home run. brandon crawford would also hit a home run and the giants would eventually tie the game. then in the rockies win on a walkoff hit. the final score is 10 to 9. the two teams play again tonight. first pitch is set for 5:40. ( mark ) still ahead on
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the kron 4 morning news... seven years after a body is found in a suitcase in san francisco... a jury returns a verdict for the murder suspect. ( james ) your bay area forecast is next. .
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starting tomorrow. high pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures for everyone. the national weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from saturday through monday. be careful if you have any outdoor plans on father's day this sunday. don't stay outside too long and make sure to drink plenty of water. the seven day forecast shows triple digit weather may extend well into next week.
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no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) a man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend seven years after her body was found along san francisco's embarcadero. a jury found 54-year-old lee bell guilty of killing pearla louis. louis's body was found inside a suitcase on the embarcadero near folsom street in may 20-10. bell's d-n-a was found on that suitcase. louis was last seen arguing with bell at a hotel where the two were staying. louis' daughter says she wants her mom to be remembered as a strong woman who tried to leave an abusive relationship,
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but it was too late. she has some advice for women in similar situations: ( mark ) the san francisco district attorneys office says women should reach out to local groups like the domestic violence consortium if they are ever in a similar situation. ( darya ) four years after an east bay man was murdered, his mother is pleading for the public's help in finding her son's killers. aya (eye-yah) nakano was 22-years old when he was shot and killed in oakland. he was on his way home after playing basketball on the cal campus when his car was rear ended. when he got out of his car the other driver and passenger shot and killed him.
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the murder happened an hour before his birthday.
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but lately, firefighters have been busy with brush and debris fires along the banks of coyote creek, in and around homeles camps.david vossbrink/cityof san jose" it's a chronic concern, we know there are a lot of camps in the creeks and there have been some fires and sometimes it's from cook fires but other times it's deliberate..."the area known as coyote meadows, between senter road and 28o, once home to a large homeless camp known as the jungle, seeems to have seen the most fires. david vossbrink" our arson investigation team is tryin to find answers but arson can be a very difficult thing to track down the culprits...."this homeless woman tells me someone is setting the fires for amusement. although shut down a couple of years ago, small homeless camps are popping up again in the jungle area. clean up crews will not return to the area without an escort david vossbrinkwe have had some reports of our park
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rangers being acosted by someone with a weapon. no one has been hurt but it is concerning to us..."amid stepped up patrols, hotter weather and the upcoming 4th of july holiday, the city is trying to get the word out about it's arsonhotline. 408 27 arson. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news ( mark ) a three-year-old girl in stockton has died after undergoing dental surgery. a dentist recommended for three-year-old daleyza (duh-lay-sah) hernandez to have the surgery. she was supposed to have two teeth removed and two teeth capped. the little girl was taken away from the dental office in an ambulance after she went into surgery. a nurse told her parents
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that her heart had stopped durning the proceedure.
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investigate possible ties between russia and the president's campaign team. earlier this week... the washington post reported that mueller is also investigating president trump for possible obstruction of justice. ( mark ) vice president mike pence has hired a private lawyer to represent him in robert mueller's russian investigation. pence's office confirmed that former virginia attorney general will represent the vice president. a representative for the vice president says that pence will ánot be using tax payer dollars to pay for his attorney. ( darya ) coming up.... see the video that has police investigating why a woman was hanging onto the side of a car. and later...a california father is missing after he saved his daughter from drowning. what police are saying about the search for him this morning. and after the break...more faulty airbag problems. we'll tell you which cars could be dangerous to drive. and here's a live look outside...bay bridge.
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bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the airbag in your minivan can go off without warning. fiat chrysler is recalling roughly 300-thousand of it's dodge grand caravans.( darya ) the recall covers models between the years of 20-11 and 20-12. a mechanical malfunction within the steering wheel can cause the driver-side airbags to unintentionally go off.( mark ) so far more than a dozen incidents have been reported,
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causing some minor injuries. ( darya ) the food and drug administration approved a new competitor to go up against the epi-pen .( mark ) symjepi (sim-jepp-ee) is another version of the epi-pen ... that helps people suffering from life- threatening allergic reactions. ( darya ) over the last several years, the drug company mylan has increased the price of the epi-pen by more than four-hundred-percent. the steep increase resulted in harsh criticism and a federal investigation.( mark ) pharmaceutical representatives say this alternative version will be less expensive. the new symjepi (sim-jepp-ee) syringe's will be available later this year. ( mark ) and here are some of the stories we are working on for the kron four morning news at six... we continue following breaking news out of london. the death toll rises after a massive apartment fire. see who paid a visit to some in the hospital earlier today. ( darya ) plus... more trouble for uber.... hear why a woman who was raped by a driver is suing the company a second time.( mark ) and.... over a million people celebrated the warriors
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championship in oakland... hear draymond green's not so subtle jab at lebron james. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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we're coming up on 5:45...
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here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... we are now learning more about the gunman who opened fire at a u-p-s facility in san francisco. it happened on wednesday morning when a u-p-s employee shot and killed three co-workers before killing himself. the shooter has been identified as 38-year-old jimmy lam. a u-p-s union official says lam filed a request back in march to reduce his overtime hours. but it was resolved immediately because it never escalated to a formal grievance. ( darya ) and.. the man charged with the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire will be back in court. derick alemna is expected to enter a plea later this morning in oakland. almena is facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the fire that broke out last december. almena was the man in charge of the warehouse.( mark ) also... the leader of isis may have been killed in an airstrike. the russian military claims that it killed abu bakr al-baghdadi last month. russian officials say the strikes targeted an isis meeting that was being held in syria. u-s
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officials have not yet confirmed russia's claims. ( mark ) ( darya ) ( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures
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for everyone. the national weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from saturday through monday. be careful if you have any outdoor plans on father's day this sunday. don't stay outside too long and make sure to drink plenty of water. the seven day forecast shows triple digit weather may extend well into next week.
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( mark ) dramatic video captures a california woman being dragged by a car along a busy freeway. a witness took this video of a woman hanging off of a car door in rush hour traffic in santa ana. they say the woman hopped out of the white car after an altercation....then ran and
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grabbed onto the passenger side of the black car. eventually the woman gave up and walked away without being seriously ( darya ) happening now... a search is underway for a man swept away by the merced river. 36 year old jose castaneda went missing on wedensday. search crews say castaneda and his pregnant wife were swimming at the river in merced county with their 3 year old daughter...whe n the young girl was quickly pulled away by the current. her parents rushed to get the girl, but they were swept away as well. both the 3 year old and her expecting mother were saved... but castaneda never resurfaced. several weeks ago, the merced county sheriff's office announced the river would be closed this year because the water was too dangerous. ( darya ) a pilot of a blimp is recovering in a hospital after crashing near the u-s open golf tournament. this video shows the blimp falling out of the sky near golfers in wisconsin. the
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crash was a half mile away from the course and the pilot suffered serious burns. no one else was inside the blimp with the pilot. investigators do not know what caused the crash. ( mark ) citties across the bay area are trying to make the roads safer but some drivers are so dependent on their g-p-s devices that they don't pay attention to road signs.( darya ) kron 4's stanley roberts explains in this edition of people behaving badly. let's look at this uber about to make a left hand turn from 3rd onto market street in san francisco it looks like your basis left hand turn but it's far from it nats: ambiance moments later a white prius (no front plate) but a uber logo in the window also makes the very same turn onto market street seems legit nats: ambianceon the opposite side of 3rd, yet another uber this one is sitting in the red transit lane the driver gets
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the green light then makes a right on to market street. nats: ambiance this dance contuines all day long .ride hail drivers turn left and right onto market street.. oh so where is the behaving badly here . i'll explain in a momentnats: ambiancehear me out for a second the average cost of an uber fair is roughly thirteen dollars and 36 cents for lyft it's slightly lower at tweleve dollars and 53 cents per trip now the average cost of a moving violation in california roughly 300 dollars . which means if a driver gets a ticket for ignoring something know as a regulatory sign, you know these black and white signs which read no turns onto market except trucks (which is a commercial vehicle) nats: ambiance buses (self- explanatory)nats: ambiance taxis (those cars with the word taxi on top) nats: ambianceand bicycles (you know those human powered two or three-wheel vehicles) nats: ambiance if a ride hail received just one moving violation. it would take said driver roughly 20 plus fares to make up the one ticket all this could be avoided if they would simple pull their heads out their gps and read the street signs this goes for anyone driving in a big city like san francisco- oakland or san jose we already know that many of the ride
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hail drivers are from out of town so they don't know their way around so they rely solely on the gps . well, i hate to break this to you but your gps is not going to pay your ticket it will just sit there and say recaulating in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... jury deliberations enter their 5th day in the bill cosby rape trial. coming up in the 6:00 hour... the order that the judge gave the jury after they said they couldn't reach a verdict. and after the break... 4 new movies hit theaters this weekend. find out if any of them can knock woinderwoman from the top spot at the box office.
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( mark ) in entertainment news... four new movies will try to knock "wonder woman" from the top spot at the box office.( darya ) david daniel has a preview of what's now showing. i'm sorry. your racing days are coming to an end."
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(nat-crash)"cars three" is set to take the checkered flag this weekend. analysts predict the latest disney-pixar sequel will speed off with 55-million dollars or more, enough to top "wonder woman"'s third weekend in theaters.(nat-rapping) "there are three things wrong with gangsta rap: it is obscene, it is obscene, it is obscene."three other films are opening wide, led by "all eyez on me." the tupac shakur biopic, which opens on what would have been the late rapper's 46th birthday, is pegged for a debut of about 20-million dollars.(nat) "oh my god."scarlett johansson leads the cast of "rough night," a comedy combining aspects of "the hangover," "very bad things," and "weekend at bernie's." box office watchers are predicting it'll launch in the low to mid- teens.(nat) "oh my god." (nat) finally, mandy moore and claire holt find themselves "47 meters down." the shark-cage thriller is tracking to gobble up no more than six-million dollars in
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its opening weekend. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... we are following breaking news out of the east bay. a deadly stabbing in oakland. we will have the details just into the newsroom. and if you are thinking about having french fries for lunch ... you might want to reconsider. the new health risks associated with certain types of potatoes. and a rare moment of bipartisan cooperation in washington d-c. how members of congress are trying to use a tragedy to unite the country. (dog) mmm. this new
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beneful grain free is so healthy... oh! farm-raised chicken! that's good chicken. hm!? here come the accents. blueberries and pumpkin. wow. and spinach! that was my favorite bite so far. (avo) new beneful grain free. out with the grain, in with the farm-raised chicken. healthful. flavorful. beneful. ( averi ) we are learning
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new details about the man who opened fire at a u-p-s facility in san francisco. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) and breaking news... there could be major development in the fight to take down isis. one of the world's top terrorists may have been killed. ( james ) and it is going to be hot this weekend. i will have the details ad a look at your complete forecast ahead. (darya) (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare
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for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures for everyone. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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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 ( mark ) breaking news we are following... one person is killed after a stabbing in oakland. it happened just after midnight on macarthur boulevard. officers are still on the scene. no arrests have been made. ( darya ) our top story this morning... details are beginning to emerge about the gunman who opened fire at a u-p-s facility in san francisco.( mark ) kron 4's averi harper is live at that u-p-s facility this morning with the new information about the shooter. averi. ( averi ) it happened on wednesday morning when a u-p-s employee shot and killed three co-workers before killing
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himself. the shooter has been identified as 38-year-old jimmy lam. right now police and colleagues are having trouble finding a motive in the shooting. a u-p-s union official says lam filed a request back in march to reduce his overtime hours... but it was resolved immediately because it never escalated to a formal grievance. the union says there was no indication of any other problems.
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police say it appears lam specifically went after the three drivers he killed. two other people were hurt in the shooting, but they are out of the hospital this morning. lam worked for u-p-s for 18-years. ( mark ) thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) and communities all over the bay area are
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mourning the victims of the shooting. they have been identified as 46-year-old mike lefiti, 50-year-old benson louie, and 56-year-old wayne chan. right now there are growing memorials along the drivers' routes. chan's route was in cole valley and the haight-ashbury neighborhoods in san francisco. employees at stores he delivered to daily say they were more than just clients and he made an effort to get to know everyone. ( darya ) chan worked for u-p-s for nearly 30 years... and he had been on the same route for at least time. ( mark ) happening today - the man charged with the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire will be back in court. derick alemna is expected to enter a plea later this morning in oakland. almena is facing 36 counts of
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involuntary manslaughter in connection with the fire that broke out last december. almena was the man in charge of the warehouse. max harris was also arrested in connection with the fire. investigators say he is the man who organized party the night of the fire. if convicted, each man faces up to 39 years in prison. ( mark ) breaking news we are following this morning... the leader of isis may have been killed in an airstrike. the russian military claims that it killed abu bakr al- baghdadi last month. russian officials say the strikes targeted an isis meeting that was being held in syria. they claim that the strike also killed 30 mid-level isis leaders and about 300 other fighters. u-s officials have not yet confirmed russia's claims. there have been multiple reports of baghdadi's death in the past that have turned out to be false. ( darya ) and more breaking news... the death toll from the deadly london apartment fire increased overnight to 30. dozens of people are still recovering
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and officials fear that the death toll could still rise. 125 families were inside the building sleeping when the fire broke out. fire officials are still trying to figure out how the fire started wednesday morning. earlier today...queen elizabeth and prince william spent time visiting the victims at the hospital. ( darya ) today... the jury in the bill cosby rape trial will begin their fifth day of deliberations after signaling that they are deadlocked. the jury has been deliberating since monday and yesterday the judge ordered jurors to continue deliberating. the jury told the judge they were unable to find unanimous consensus on any of the three charges against cosby. cosby is accused of drugging and raping andrea constand in 2004. cosby's publicist says this deadlock is a good sign for the defense team. ( mark ) the american college student released from prison in north korea is back with his family...after being detained for more than 17 months. but doctors say that he is in a vegetative state and has suffered serious brain damage.. otto
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warmbier landed in cincinnati tuesday night. doctors say he has not spoken or moved on his own since he arrived back in the u-s. otto's parents say they learned of his condition just last week even though north korean officials say that he had been in a coma for at least a year. he was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in 20-16 for committing "hostile acts" against the north korean regime. ( mark ) a rare moment of bipartisanship in the nation's capitol. republicans and democrats faced off in the annual congressional baseball game, just one day after an attack on the republican team during practice. capitol police officer, david bailey, who helped end the attack threw out the first pitch. on wednesday morning, a gunman shot four people at the republican practice field including the majority whip steve scalise. the gunman was killed by police. during the game last night, leaders from both parties called for less heated rhetoric.
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minority leader: maybe we can bring the temperature down across the country and in the congress and everywhere rep. paul ryan, (r) house speaker: we can have different ideas without being vitriolic, without going to such extremes, and so that's what we're trying to demonstrate here. >( mark ) doctors say congressman scalise remains in critical condtion but his health has improved. ( mark ) more than a million people gathered to celebrate the warriors championship in oakland...( darya ) and draymond green stole the show during the speeches.... taking several digs at lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers. he wore this t-shirt, trolling the cavs, that said, "quickie," the cavs play at quicken loans arena... green also took a shot at lebron while thanking warriors general manager bob myer's for creating the "superteam."
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to lebron james claiming he never played on a superteam. ( mark ) our coverage of the championship celebration continues online... we've posted all the players speeches... we also have video of the parade. and -- a warriors fan photo gallery. it's all on kron-4-dot-com.( darya ) and be sure to stick around for gary's world this morning. we will have a full recap of all the parade's ahead at 7:45. ( mark ) happening today... kron 4 is celebrating the founding of our company with a day of service. all day kron 4 staff will be
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volunteering at food banks around the bay area.( darya ) this week we have been highlighting the work done by by some of these food banks. and this morning kron 4's will tran is live at the food bank of contra costa and solano. good morning will. ( will )fresh produce is something californians enjoy as almost a given but for many in our communities it is a difficult choice when they try to feed their families. that's why hundreds of people rely on the contra costa solano food bank's trucks that provide this important nutritional help. the food bank's two refreigerated trucks make stops throughout the two counties every day distributing more than a million pounds of fresh produce every month. while the trucks were part of a grant the produce and the upkeep now depend on the community. hundreds of those living on meager incomes depend on this source of fresh produce they might not otherwise have in their diets.
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( mark ) and we have more information on bay area food banks on our website. you can find out more about kron 4's volunteer efforts and how you can volunteer at a food bank in your community. it is all online at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) coming up... three teens steal patrol cars and then go on a joy ride. hear how they managed to steal the cars from a california police station.
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and... more trouble for uber.... why a woman is suing the company a second time.( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up. .
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( mark ) take a look at this... crews around yosemite national park
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yosemite around crews at this... take a look at this... crews around yosemite national park are busy plowing away snow as the summer tourist season begins. a yosemite spokesman says there is no projected date to open the eastern entrance on highway 120. lassen volcanic national park expects to open its main road early next month. caltrans officals say the wet snowpack has caused additional challenges this year because it is harder to cut through and heavier to life. plow drivers are also deaing with hazards like avalanches and rock fall. welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning.
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(james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures for everyone. the national weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from saturday through monday. be careful if you have any outdoor plans on father's day this sunday. don't stay outside too long and make sure to drink plenty of water. the seven day forecast shows
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triple digit weather may extend well into next week. 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 maze to sf. ( darya ) a new delhi woman who was
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raped by an uber driver is suing the company for a second time. she claims that uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements that she fabricated the attack in 20-14. the driver was convicted of rape and sentenced to life in prison. it is another incident in a long string of problems for the ride-sharing company. uber's c-e-o travis kalanick took a leave of absence earlier this week after an investigation found a dysfunctional culture that allowed sexual harassment. ( darya ) three teenagers police cadets stole patrol cars before leading authorities on a chase that ended with crashes. take a look at some of the damage of the cars. police say two boys and a girl, ages 15, 16 and 17 stole the cars. they used a sergeant's name to sign out stun guns, radios and drive the cars right out of the stationhouse parking lot. police are investigating whether the teens impersonated
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officers and pulled over drivers. the three were arrested after two pursuits ended with crashes. the third car was found near the station. ( mark ) breaking business news. amazon has just announced that it is buying whole foods market in a deal that is valued at more than 13 billion dollars. amazon says it will pay 42 dollars a share for the comnpany. whole foods has been under pressure recently to sell itself. investors have criticized the company for its poor performance, and have suggested the chain could be merged with another grocer. recently amazon has been pushing to expand its online grocery business. the deal is expected to close in the second half of this year. ( mark ) the pentagon is considering sending nearly four-thousand american troops
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to afghanistan. the decision could come by the end of next week. the trump administration is hoping to break the standstill in a war that has now passed on to a third president. this would be the largest american military deployment so far under donald trump's presidency. ( darya ) coming up... a series of suspicious fires break out in the south bay... hear why police say they were started on purpose. and... if you have to order fast food, you might want to at least cut out the french fries.... we'll explain after the break. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) we are learning about more dangers of eating fried food. eating fried potatoes more than twice a week can ádoubleá your risk of death. that's according to a new study just published.( darya ) this includes
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foods like french fries, potato chips and hash browns. researchers say eating potatoes that have not been fried doesn't have the same risk. they say you don't have to avoid french fries entirely, but it should only be enjoyed as a treat about once a month. ( darya ) the number of complaints about airline service is skyrocketing... that is according to a new government report. ( mark ) the department of transportation said it received more than 19- hundred complaints from people in april. that's up nearly 70-percent from march and another 70-percent from april of last year.( darya ) the biggest complaint was flight problems... over 750 people complained about cancellations, delays and missed connections. the vast majority of those complaints were against airlines based in the u-s. ( james ) i'm tracking your father's day forecast....
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high heat around the bay area. ( darya ) plus...... seven years after a body is found in a suitcase in san francisco... a jury returns a verdict for the murder suspect. and... a man is shot and killed in the east bay just one hour before his 23rd birthday. hear what the victim's mother is saying about solving the cold case murder. .
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[ birds chirping ] [ inhales, exhales ] [ announcer ] cigarettes are not just dangerous when they're smoked. [ rat squeaking ] they're dangerous long after. cigarette butts are toxic. they release chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] (mark) on wall street
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yesterday, the standard & poor's 500 index lost 0.2. the dow jones industrial average dipped 0.1 percent to 21,359.90 after wednesday's record high close. the tech-heavy nasdaq composite dropped 0.5 percent.
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(mark)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high
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pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures for everyone. the national weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30
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min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( darya ) four years after an east bay man was murdered, his mother is pleading for the public's help in finding her son's killers. aya (eye-yah) nakano was 22-years old when he was shot and killed in oakland. he was on his way home after playing basketball on the cal campus when his car was rear ended. when he got out of his car the other driver and passenger shot and killed him. the murder happened an hour before his birthday.
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the oakland police department to investigate the murder. 125-thousand dollars is being offered for information that leads to the arrest. aya's mother says she is still police will make an arrest murder. ( mark ) a man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend seven years after her body was found along san francisco's embarcadero. a jury found 54-year-old lee bell guilty of killing pearla louis. louis's body was found inside a suitcase on the embarcadero near folsom street in may 20-10. bell's d-n-a was found on that suitcase. louis was last seen arguing with bell at a hotel where the two were staying. louis' daughter says she wants her mom to be remembered as a strong woman who tried to leave an abusive relationship, but it was too late. she has some advice for women in similar situations: ( mark ) the san francisco
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district attorneys office says women should reach out to local groups like the domestic violence consortium if they are ever in a similar situation. ( darya ) a three-year-old girl in stockton has died after undergoing dental surgery. a dentist recommended for three-year-old daleyza (duh-lay-sah) hernandez to have the surgery. she was supposed to have two teeth removed and two teeth capped. the little girl was taken away from the dental office in an ambulance after she went into surgery. a nurse told her parents that her heart had stopped durning the proceedure.
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( mark ) the city of san jose now has an arson team investigating a series of suspicious fires. they are happening along interstate 280 and in the coyote meadows area between the freeway and senter road. firefighters have been called to that area several times recently. they suspect the fires have been set either accidentally or on purpose by the homeless. park rangers have reported new camps and campers popping up in the area. ( mark ) people are encouraged to report anything suspicious ans use the city's arson tip line. ( darya ) popular tourist destination muir woods will be getting a makeover to help accommodate parking needs. the national park service says they will redesign parking areas and the visitor entry plaza. officials say the park receives about a million visitor's every year and parking can be a problem.
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construction is supposed to start in 20-19 and will be completed within a year. ( darya ) state lawmakers sent a 125-billion dollar budget that boosts money for education and social services to governor jerry brown's desk. the legislatures voted yesterday to pass the one-year spending plan. democrats say the budget will help people living in poverty. republicans say it fails to adequately prepare for a recession. the plan also imposes new financial restrictions and enrollment targets on the university of california following an audit that questioned administrators' use of money. ( mark ) happening today... president trump will announce major changes to the u-s relationship with cuba. the president is expected to roll back the obama policy that re-established relations between the country after more than 50 years of isolation. the new policy is expected to restrict travel between the two countries and have new restrictions on american companies trying to do business in cuba. the president plans to announce the new policy during a speech in miami later today.
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( mark ) president trump's son-in-law and closest advisor jared kushner is now being investigated by special investigator robert mueller. mueller is looking into kushner's business dealings with russia. this is according to a report by the washington post. mueller was originally appointed to investigate possible ties between russia and the president's campaign team. earlier this week... the washington post reported that mueller is also investigating president trump for possible obstruction of justice. ( mark ) vice president mike pence has hired a private lawyer to represent him in robert mueller's russian investigation. pence's office confirmed that former virginia attorney general will represent the vice president. a representative for the vice president says that pence will ánot be using tax payer dollars to pay for his attorney. ( darya ) coming up... see how one bay area organization is helping bring food right to the door of those in need. and... high schools around the country are changing up the way they honor their students.
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we'll explain after the break. and here's a live look outside... golden gate who are these people?
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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. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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the maze to sf. ( darya ) the next time you attend a high school graduation, you may no longer see a student honored as valedictorian.( mark ) schools around the country are getting rid of assigning class rank to graduating seniors. instead, they are having multiple valedictorians or awarding college-style with cum laude honors.( darya ) officials say half of schools no longer report class rank. school's that have switched say they don't want students to choose classes to help
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their rank, over ones that could help their future. ( mark ) california is one of the worst states in the u-s to raise a child in. that's according to a non-profit group that aims to improve the well being of children across the country .( james ) the study looked at quality of education... health... economic well being and family and community life. based on the study's finding... california came in 37th out of all 50 states.( mark ) the study was based on data from 2015. the author of the study said a big reason for the rankings had to do with each states approach to children's health care.( james ) new hampshire was rated the best state to raise a child while mississippi was the worst.. ( mark ) coming up... hear how drones can be used to save peoples' lives during an emergency. we'll explain after the break.(james) and i'm tracking your morning
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here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... we are now learning more about the gunman who opened fire at a u-p-s facility in san francisco. it happened on wednesday morning when a u-p-s employee shot and killed three co-workers before killing himself. the shooter has been identified as 38-year-old jimmy lam. a u-p-s union official says lam filed a request back in march to reduce his overtime hours.( darya ) and.. the man charged with the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire will be back in court. derick alemna is expected to enter a plea later this morning in oakland. almena is facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the fire that broke out last december. almena was the man in charge of the warehouse.( mark ) also... the leader of isis may have been killed in an airstrike. the russian military claims that it killed
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abu bakr al-baghdadi last month. russian officials say the strikes targeted an isis meeting that was being held in syria. u-s officials have not yet confirmed russia's claims. ( mark ) in case you are heading up to tahoe this weekend... here's a live look at kirkwood this morning. a high of 76 degrees today.. kirkwood is closed... but if you want to hit the slopes, squaw is open every weekend through the 4th of july.
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(mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (james)warmer temperatures are expected today as we prepare for a heat wave that kicks in starting tomorrow. high pressure is going to settle into our area for the next 6 days, meaning hot temperatures
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for everyone. the national weather service has issued a heat advisory for the entire bay area from saturday through monday. be careful if you have any outdoor plans on father's day this sunday. don't stay outside too long and make sure to drink plenty of water. the seven day forecast shows triple digit weather may extend well into next week. no major hot spots.from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( mark )
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no major hot spots.from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( mark ) drones could soon help save people's lives when having heart emergencies. researchers in sweeden tested using small drones to carry heart defibrillators to homes where people had cariac arrests. the drones arrived about five minutes after lauching, that is almost 17-minutes faster than ambulances. the next step is to test the idea on real patients. cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death worldwide, killing more than six million people each year. ( darya ) dramatic video captures a california woman being dragged by a car along a busy freeway. a witness took this video of a woman hanging off of a car door in rush hour traffic in santa ana. they say the woman hopped
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out of the white car then ran and grabbed onto the passenger side of the black car. eventually the woman gave up and walked away without being seriously injured. ( mark ) this morning we are highlighting an urgent need in our community. on average -- one in eight californians aren't sure where their next meal is coming from.. food banks across the bay area are stepping in to help.( darya ) kron 4's philippe djegal reports on one group that's bringing food right to the door of those in need. (philippe)nats- food packing on a weekly basis, starting bright and early ...nats- "oh yeah." sandra (sahn-druh) chang and the rest of these volunteers waste no time filling bags with groceries. this group works out of the city hope community center in san francisco's tenderloin
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neighborhood. one of about 10 community and faith based non-profit organizations, teaming up to carry out the san francisco-marin food bank's home-delivered groceries program.andy burns/sf-marin food bank- "we deliver the food to city hope in bulk. their congregants, uh, their volunteers gather here, package the bags and then they head out on their routes to make the deliveries.' city-wide, the home- delivered grocieries program makes about 16-hundred- deliveries per week to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities... each bag includes a balance of nutritious food. pastor paul trudeau runs city hope. rev. paul trudeau/city hope community center- "we started with just about 10, 10 neighbors and now we're up to 52. the more volunteers we get, the more neighbors we can serve." before hitting the road... volunteers share a prayer, thankful for the help. paul trudeau/nats- empowered us to provide for others." the baskets loaded up with... fun part... where the able to take them to the recipients who use all of this food. pulling groceries." sandra makes about along her walk through town.dropping off food...sandra chang/volunteer, city hope community center- "it's also an opportunity to have kind of a wellness check throughout the week."nats- door open. "hi susan, how are you." susan vela (vey-luh) loves her visits with sandra. she gets to sing, dance and put on a little performance... nats- "never know how much i love you." she, of course, also appreciates the grocieries. for her,
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shopping is almost impossible, while battling vision problems. susan vela/recipient- "thanks to city hope, i'm doing much better health wise." and, the food bank says this program still has plenty of room to grow. so, like susan, more people can focus on what makes them happy in life...susan/nats- finshes song and, not be concerned about the next meal. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( mark ) all this week we have been highlighting the passionate work done by our local food banks and their volunteers. it's part of our commitment to the community.. and átoday some on our staff will be at the various food banks volunteering. for more information go to our website kron4 dot com. (mark) major u.s. indexes are slightly lower in early trading on wall street, but
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grocery stores and other retailers are plunging after amazon said it would buy whole foods market. kroger dropped 14 percent early friday, while target sank 12 percent and united natural foods sank 20 percent. whole foods' stock was halted. amazon's rose 3 percent. the dow jones industrial average gave up 16 points. ( mark ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside...
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new details about the man who opened fire at a u-p-s facility in san francisco. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) and breaking news... president trump just áconfirmed he is being investigated by a special counsel. the breaking details are straight ahead. ( james ) and it is going to be hot this weekend. i will have the details ad a look at your complete forecast ahead. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)warmer

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