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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  June 21, 2017 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher. ( james ) here's a look a temps. we are gearing up for another hot day. (james)lets get a check of weather this morning... (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of
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heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james )
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) our big story
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this morning... the hot weather. it's not only making for uncomfortable conditions but it's keeping p-g-and-e busy, too. more than 10,000 p-g-e customers were without powey yesterday. the east bay was the hardest hit. kron4's j-r stone with the latest. sot this weather is nutsa simple way to describe what has been extremely hot and in some cases record hot temperatures over the past week.greg dahl builds roofs for a living and was busy at work in livermore until the power went out.sot made it until about 3 pm then the power went out and we decided to go home and i jumped in the pool.and while he was in the pool pg&e crews were busy at work. more than 10-thousand bay area customers lost power tuesday afternoon. most of those in the east bay and 46- hundred of those in livermore. sotyeah cause it was so hot a lot of the air conditioning went out. a lot of my family
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lives in livermore so we lost a lot of power. some hit starbucks for their iced drinks but tuesday night the busiest spot in town was this cold stone creamery. lucky for them their ice cream didn't melt. others like the thai restaurant next door posted this sign that said, "due to the poweroutage the restaurant was shutdown." everyone ready for cooler temps.sot it's hot and i just don't like the hot weathersot i don't like it eithersot you're probably ready for the cooler weather to come back? oh yeah i'm ready. you know today is the first day of summer? yeah we're just getting warmed up. ( james ) most days, bart is a fairly most days, ( james )
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most days, bart is a fairly comfortable ride. but somedays it can be the exact opposite with people crammed into cars. now increased temperatures are making rides even worse. that's because good air conditioning is hard to come by on bart. some car systems work well. while many people complain that majority of the time a-c units hardly work. ( james ) temperatures are still expected to go up later this week. ( james ) stay on top of the heat wave by tracking the weather in your neighborhood
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by using our kron-4 app. you can get weather alerts, follow forecasts and be the first to know when breaking news happens in your area. ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... the sister of the man accused of killing his two children then himself is speaking out. one child was six- years old. the other just 18- months old. kron 4's alecia reid spoke with the man's sister who is in disbelief. what my brother did was horrific. we all know that. we all feel it.there's this horrific hurt inside of us. we all feel it.alvaro camara is accused of killing his 2 children 6 year old juliana, and 18 month old julian then hanging himself. possibly sometime on father's day.they were all in the bedroom. he was found hung, and i'm assuming they were someplace close to him.the 40 year old was set to return his children
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sunday evening, but told his estranged wife he was running late. his last text was to his mother, telling her he loved her and he'd see her later. he then powered down his phone. no one could reach him. i just wish he would have seeked some help or came to us or something. i just wish he would have done something to prevent all of this.by monday morning, police were knocking on his family's door in hayward.as a sister i felt something unexplainable. i texted him to please give us a call. to not do anything stupid that he would regret. i did tell him the police is looking for you.by then it was already too late. this is all shocking to his family, because of how much he cared for his children.he loved those children very very much. the way he looked at those
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children was a love that was unexplainable that only a father could understandwhen camara's mother and sister found out about the double murder and suicide, they tried reaching out to the children's mother unfortunately it was too painful for her to see them.i know as much as it hurts you it hurts us too. i know as a mother it must be very very painful, but we also lost a brother, a son, a nephew and a niece, a grand daughter and a grandson. ( james ) we are now hearing from the mother of the two children. here is part of the letter she shared with us. it's addressed to the community: "i sit here at 7:06 a.m. on tuesday, june 20, 2017 swaddled in my daughter's blanket and drinking tea from a cup that reads "i love you mom,"
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fighting back the tears and struggling to make sense of this horrific situation." she goes on to make a passionate plea: "i know i am not the only person that is or has gone through this horrific unimaginable situation. so please help me spread stories like this to raise awareness that is much needed to help prevent anything like this happening to another family." you can view the entire letter on our website, kron four dot com. ( james ) breaking overnight... uber has lost the driver of it's company. travis kalanick has stepped down as the chief executive officer. the 40-year-old helped find the ride-hailing service in 2009 and built it into a global tech giant. uber has been hit with several crises in recent months. including sexual harassment allegations and a reported criminal investigation by the department of justice. last week-- kalanick told staff he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following the death of his mother. but the move
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failed to defuse demands from investors that he resign. the loss of its c-e-o is another hard hit for uber. the company has already loss its chief operating officer, chief marketing officer and chief financial officer. the news of kalanick's exit was first reported by the new york times. ( james ) breaking news we are following... britian's prince philip is in the hospital this morning. he is being treated for an infection. buckingham palace says philip... who is the queen's husband... was admitted as a precaution and that he is in good spirits. philip is 96 and has suffered heart problems in the past. he recently said he was stepping down from public events. (james) coming up.. video showing chaos outside a bay area motel. how one man says he was seriously mistreated by officers. and what police are saying in response. and... two good samaritans are being credited with saving a police officer. what one of those samaritans used to do for a living that helped out the situation.(anny) we have
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another hot one in store for today. your forecast next.
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( james ) here's a look a temps. we are gearing up for another hot day. (james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in
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effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( james ) it is not just us humans looking to beat the heat. many of the animals over at the sacramento zoo are also looking for fun ways to stay cool. experts there say they knew the heat wave was on the way so they planned out some creative ways
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for creatures and their keepers to get through the high temperatures. ( james ) this is one of the busiest times of the year for the zoo. a lot of people like coming to see the animals enjoy their frozen treats. ( james ) stay on top of the heat wave by tracking the weather in your neighborhood by using our kron-4 app. you can get weather alerts, follow forecasts and be the first to know when breaking news happens in your area. ( james ) a man is outraged with the way he was treated by santa rosa police last weekend outside the motel where he lives. he recorded some of what happened. a warning the exchange is intense.< yelling and
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screaming>( james ) this video was recorded after police fired a taser at a man outside the gold coin motel in santa rosa. you can see what appears to be an all- out fight. and officers hitting at least one person. the man who sent us this video claims he was unlawfully detained and beaten. he now has a broken foot and gashes on his face. the man says he was never arrested. we reached out to santa rosa police who tell us they responded to a loud disturbance and possible fight involving 10 -to 15- people. when they arrived, they saw a two- year old child and went to see what was happening. they say they were confronted a short time later by two men who yelled obscenities at them and had to be held back. at one point one man threw a bottle. police say a short time later after several commands were made they fired a taser to subdue the two men and took them both into ( james ) we are hearing from two good samaritans credited with saving a police
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officer who was being attacked by an alleged reckless driver. one of those who helped was a pastor who just happened to be a retired sergeant with the san francisco sheriff's department. kron4's philippe djegal has the story. (philippe) early saturday morning... pastors joel and annalisa jones jumped onto westbound interstate 80 in fairfield, headed to the east bay... when they noticed a man behind the wheel of a truck speeding at more than 80 miles per hour, bouncing into and off of several cars in his path.pastor joel jones/good samaritan- "he basically was a vehicle of destruction at that point." jones' wife annalisa called 9-1-1 while her husband continued to follow the man. and, after hitting the median, the truck stopped on the shoulder near suisun city. the jones' waited behind the truck until a female officer with the california highway patrol showed up... and, that's when the situation esclated. pastor joel jones/good samaritan- "he walked up to her like she was a mannaquin and he was voicing some things that, this is it, i'm not
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going to take it -- nope, i'm not, and he went right into her as if she was a man and i was so glad that i waited at that point." at that moment, pastor jones said a prayer.pastor joel jones/good samaritan- "i asked the lord to be with me, to be in me and before i knew it, i was on him, and uh, i responded and i wanted to separate him from the gun." pastor jones eventually knocked the man off the injuried officer. he restrained the suspect, while his wife consoled the officer until back up arrived.pastor annalisa jones/good samaritan- "for god to say it wasn't a black thing, a white thing, it was a human race thing." the jones' say they've heard from the c-h-p, thanking them for helping out. the suspect was arrested and the jones' say the officer will survive.pastor joel jones/good samaritan- "i was the instrument, uh, but i, i'd say it was the lord that did it." the couple will continue their work at spirit of the truth church worldwide in crockett... and, hope to share a prayer with the injuried officer once she's well again. in solano county, philippe djegal, kron
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four news. ( james ) in national news... a republican candidate has won a closely watched special election in georgia's sixth congressional district. republican karen handel has been declared the winner beating democrat john ossoff. many political experts had called it a referendum on president trump. the vote was in the suburban atlanta area to replace the now- health and human services secretary tom price. a record 52- million dollars was spent on the race. the president tweeted this about the results. "congratulations to karen handel on her big win in georgia 6th. fantastic job, we are all very proud of you!"( james ) a republican candidate also won a special election in south carolina's fifth congressional district.. republicans also prevailed in previous contests in kansas and in montana. (james) coming up... the high temps increases the risk for grass fires.. how this one broke out.(robin) and after the break.. big news from 2 titans in the music industry. find out who and what next.
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and here's a live look outside... toll plaza
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (robin @ landing) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... movie and music news, now, direct from tinseltown. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. (nat-singing) "out of the tree of life, i just picked me a plum..."tony bennett is getting one of the few music awards he doesn't already own! the 90-year-old singer, who's won 19 grammys and put albums
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on the charts in seven different decades, will receive this year's prestigious "gershwin prize for popular song," from the u-s library of congress. (nat-music)major foo fighters news! the band has announced its next album, "concrete and gold," will drop september 15th, followed by a u-s tour. that tour will include "cal jam 17," a music festival october seventh in southern california featuring foo fighters, queens of the stone age, cage the elephant, liam gallagher and other acts, with camping, carnival rides, a water park and more. (nat-music)"you are my hammer out there. don't let these young guys see you fold." here's your first look at miles teller as an iraq war veteran with post-traumatic stress in "thank you for your service," opening in october. (music: "i'm only human, after all...")"you all right?""no, i'm not all right.""can't name him after me -- he's too perfect.""is there a specific incident that troubles you?"in
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hollywood, i'm david daniel. (james) the search for a new home for the a's is on. the potential sites for the green and gold.(anny) and after the break. a look at those hot temps.
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( james ) here's a look a temps. we are gearing up for another hot day. (james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic.
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(anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( james ) the high temperatures are making for high fire danger. a grass
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fire broke out yesterday in vacaville. ignited during a police pursuit. it happened near vaca valley road and interstate- 505. one of the vehicles involved caught fire.. firefighters were able to get a handle on it before it spread any further. ( james ) stay on top of the heat wave by tracking the weather in your neighborhood by using our kron-4 app. you can get weather alerts, follow forecasts and be the first to know when breaking news happens in your area. ( james ) a san jose family is offering a reward after their mini pig was stolen from their back yard. the pig's owners say they fed her before going to a fathers day barbeque and when they returned the 100 pound pig was gone. they say their security cameras were ripped off the sides of their home and taken. the home is located near the intersection white road &
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ocala avenue in san jose. the family is now offering money to anyone who can locate the mini pig. more information is on our website. ( james ) a new stadium for the oakland a's could mean big bucks for the city.. a new report put together by the bay area council predicts a new ballpark would pump more than 3 -billion dollars into the oakland economy over a decade. we do not yet know exactly where a new stadium would be built. but the team has identified three potential locations in oakland. they are - the peralta community college district near lake merrit. the howard terminal not far from jack london square... or a new stadium could be built on the same location as the current oakland coliseum. kron4's charles clifford is tracking fan reaction. natsaasss!!!! as the oakland a's prepared to
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face off against the huston astros on tuesday, fans outside the coliseum weighed in on a possible move to a new stadium.soti think jack london would be beautiful but i'm worried about the crowds and the traffic.sotlake merrit. that's nice because it has transit and you could be downtown for the games.soti prefer it here. i think the infrastructure is better it's easier to get to. a big concern for everyone we talked too was transit. how people get to and from these differenet locations.one big advantage that the howard terminal and lake merrit locations have over the coliseum is their proximity to downtown. the coliseum has excellent transit options but there's almost nothing around
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the coliseum. fans we spoke to say that if a new stadium were built next to the old one it might attract businesses like restaurant and bars.sot build it and they will come.sot build it and they will come. ( james ) san francisco has joined communities across the country in a vigil for muslim teen who was assualted and murdered near a mosque in virginia. nabra hassanen was going to the mosque with her friends when she was assaulted. police say the group of friends got into a dispute with a driver. officers say that is when the driver, 22-year-old darwin torres, attacked her with a baseball bat, took her in his car, and threw her body in a nearby pond. police are describing this as a road rage incident. and say there is no evidence to suggest it was a hate crime.
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the vigil in san francisco took place at civic center yesterday evening. ( james ) last summer the shooting of philando castile was live-streamed by his girlfriend on facebook. the video went viral worldwide. and became evidence in the trial against officer jeronimo yanez.. but what happened outside the car had only been seen by a few people until now. the police dash cam video has been released. a warning the video is graphic.
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says he will not. yanez again says not to reach for the gun before he pulls his own weapon and fires seven- times. castile's girlfriend says, he was reaching for his wallet and drivers license. yanez told investigators the smell of marijuana from castile's car was part of why he considered him a threat. some people say the new video does not resolve the question of whether yanez saw castille reach for a gun. a jury acquitted yanez last week. castile's girlfriend spoke out about the verdict.
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brusels. how police were able to prevent a disaster.
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a moment 21 years in the making. a driver caught "riding dirty." stanely roberts explains on this edition of people behaving badly. what are you doing in the carpool lane? i was trying to get over on the other side cause i got to get to a job site so but i got closer i figured ok i'll just move over but it got to packed over there and i'm like awwwww normally i don't do that.. this is a classic story about someone riding dirty but following the rules to avoid detection until said person makes one costly error the carpool lane in san jose ends
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at 9 am .but at eight fifty-five i hear this keep an eye on that van sarge. the white van the driver is instructed by the sargent to pull over, a stop which may go down in the history books. this is one of those moments when having a logo on your company truck might just be a bad idea good morning sir the reason why i stopped you, you're driving solo in the carpool lane.that's when something happened apparently the driver told officer morasca (more rosco) of the san jose office of the california highway patrol that his license was suspended (what happened to your driver's license?) i lost those a long time ago (long pause) way back in the days (so you been driving without a license for years? this your company?) no i work for a different company (does he know you don't have a license) pretty much i told him about it i don't know if he remembers or not but ha, i told him when he first hired me.so just how long was he riding dirty .it was effective april 1 of 1996 nope
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that wasn't an april fools joke oh april 1, 1996 he license was suspended for a dui conviction . so why ride dirty and jump in the carpool lane illegallybecause i was trying to get over to the other side before i got to this part (we saw you but i couldn't get over) i was like oh manso now this is when reality sank in he now has to call his boss just let him know the vehicle if going to be towed he was issued a ticket for driving in the carpool illegally which carries a 491 dollar fine and driving on a suspended license yout license has been revoked for the last 21 years .that long?this carries a 695 dollar fine and two points.oh and the van goes to car jail for one day until the registered owner can retrieve it and the driver was given a ride off the freeway you know who i am right (no actually i don't) i do a segment called people behaving badly channel 4 (oh really yea my wife watches you once) and a while now she's gong to see you huh (i know huhoh great) in san jose
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stanley roberts kron 4 news and here's a live look outside...san mateo welcome back to
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the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... the sister of the man who killed his two children and then himself is speaking out. she says she is in disbelief over what happened. adding she spoke to her brother a day before the killings. she talked about the custody battle he was dealing with during his divorce, but she had no clue it affected him this much. and... uber ceo travis kalanick has stepped down as the chief executive officer. this comes after the ride
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sharing company has been hit with several crises in recent months including sexual harassment allegations and a reported criminal investigation by the department of justice. last week-- kalanick told staff he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following the death of his mother. but the move failed to defuse demands from investors that he resign. power outages continue to be a problem during this heat wave. more than 10-thousand people lost power yesterday... mostly in the east bay where they are seeing the hottest temperatures. livermore was one of the hardest hit cities. nearly 5-thousand p-g-and-e customers lost power in that city. and in some cases the power outage forced businesses to close down for the day. (james) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera.... (james) meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this morning.
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(anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) the heat wave is doing more than just breaking records. . . it is causing massive power outages and even prompting flight cancellations. in the gulf of mexico a tropical storm named: cindy is whirling. andy rose has the latest on who these two weather systems are affecting .. . from scorching temperatures.. ((mos "i'm walking this early so it doesn't burn me to a crisp later."))to torrential downpours...((rain nats:
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"never been in a situation like this"))summer, and along with it, hurricane season, are being ushered in.a record breaking heat wave is searing the western part of the country. temperatures in phoenix are expected to hit 119 degrees tuesday, making it so hot, american airlines had to cancel 43 flights. and 29 million people in california are under a heat advisory or warning. bob shetler/ palmdale business owner: "it's like, 90, almost 95 degrees now at what is it? 20 minutes to 9!"but along the gulf coast, it's a whole different story. residents from texas to florida are getting pounded by rain as a tropical storm heads their way.cindy officially became a tropical storm tuesday, with winds up to 45 mph, and it looks to be churning northwest towards new orleans, where they are already preparing for flooding mitch landrieu/ mayor, new orleans: "we're expecting between three to 12 inches, that's a very big gap, three to 12 inches of rain. three inches of rain means you're
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going to get some flooding, 12 inches of rain means you're going to get a lot" ( james ) stay on top of the heat wave by tracking the weather in your neighborhood by using our kron-4 app. you can get weather alerts, follow forecasts and be the first to know when breaking news happens in your area. ( james ) in world news... authorities take down a suspect in brussels, belgium. this after a small explosion goes off at a busy train station yesterday. investigators are now saying it was a foiled terror plot. after the blast soldiers quickly responded and opened fire. one witness says that he passed through smoke and saw a man suffering gunshot wounds. we know the suspect has died. no
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civilians were injured. central station was evacuated and closed along with two other stations in the belgian capital. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge (robin)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a t-v station in phoenix used a 600-pound block of ice
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to demonstrate the impact of the current heat wave there. the city reached 118 degrees monday -- matching the record set exactly a year ago. the block was still hanging in there tuesday morning. the temperature was up tuesday... hitting a high of 119 degrees - - and now there's not much left of the ice. the station went live through the day for its "ice cam." (james) coming up... the founder and ceo of uber is stepping down after recently taking a leave of absense. why he removing himself from the company. and... several bart cars are lacking air conditioning, making commuting far more difficult. reaction from riders. also... a new stadium for the oakland a's could bring in huge money for the city of oakland. potential sites for the stadium.
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what are you doing? watching this breath savers protect mint neutralize the plaque acids in my mouth.
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i can't see anything! that's because it's working so hard. hey, what are you guys doing? karen. we're neutralizing. maybe i want to neutralize. you ever think of that? ( mark ) another
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dangerously hot day expected all across the bay area today. taking a look at what you can expect this afternoon... temperatures reaching triple digits is some parts of the bay area. ( mark ) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm mark danon.( james ) and i'm james fletcher. another hot day expected across the bay area. and we have complete team coverage of the heat. anny hong is tracking the heat in the weather center.( mark ) lydia pantazes is in martinez and averi harper is live in walnut creek. we will check with them in just a moment. first we want to get a check on the roads with robin winston. . no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 toll to 101 ( mark )( james ) and now we want to get to our top story... and that is the heat. anny hong is here now with a look at how hot you can expect it in your neighborhood. (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend. ( mark ) ( mark ) now we want to
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continue our team coverage on the bay area heat wave on this first full day of summer. ( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the c-h-p office in martinez where officers are warning people about the dangers of hot cars. lydia. ( lydia ) hot cars can be dangerous. temperatures inside cars can get up to well over 100 degrees very quickly. you should never leave children or pets locked in the cars. the law protects people who break into cars to save animals or children. i will be speaking with the chp about what you need to know to protect yourself in a hot car.
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( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.( mark ) the heat is also making it uncomfortable for people riding crowded bart trains. averi harper is live at the walnut creek bart station with more. averi. ( averi ) and increased temperatures are making bart
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rides even worse. some passengers say the ride is just uncomfortable. that's because good air conditioning is hard to come by on bart. some car systems work well. while many people complain that a majority of the time a-c units hardly work. ( averi ) temperatures are
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expected to go up later this week meaning the rides could get even more uncomfortable. ( james ) thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) power outages continue to be a problem during this heat wave. more than 10-thousand people lost power yesterday... mostly in the east bay where they are seeing the hottest temperatures. livermore was one of the hardest hit cities. nearly 5-thousand p-g-and-e customers lost power in that city. and in some cases the power outage forced businesses to close down for the day. ( mark ) and the high temperatures are making for high fire danger. a grass fire broke out in vacaville. it started during a police chase. it happened near vaca valley road and interstate- 505. one of the cars involved caught fire.. firefighters were able to get a handle on it, before it spread any further. ( james ) and if you are outside in the heat, doctors want you to be careful and know the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. here are some of the symptoms
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to look out for. if you feel faint or dizzy and are sweating excessively you may be suffering from heat exhaustion. heat exhaustion also comes with a weak pulse and possible muscle cramps. if you have these symptoms doctors say you need to get to a cooler place and drink water to cool yourself down. heat stroke is even more serious. symptoms include a throbbing headache and no sweating. they also include a body temperature of over 103 degrees and you may even lose consciousness. if you see somebody suffering from a heat stroke you should call 9-1-1 and take immediate actions to cool that person down until help can arrive. ( james ) and you can stay on top of the heat wave with the kron-4 mobile app. you can track temperatures in your neighborhood.... plus -- get notified when breaking news happens in your area. ( mark ) and breaking news
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from overnight... uber c-e-o travis kalanick has stepped down. this comes after several complaints in recent months including sexual harassment allegations. will tran is live outside uber headquarters with the latest. will. ( will ) the 40-year-old helped find the ride-hailing service in 2009. uber has been hit with several complaints in recent months. including sexual harassment allegations and a reported criminal investigation by the department of justice. the loss of its c-e-o is another hard hit for uber. the company has already lost its
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chief operating officer, chief marketing officer and chief financial officer. ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. the morning.with you check back we will thanks will.( mark ) ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you the morning. ( james ) new this morning... google is one step closer to building a development in san jose. last night the san jose city council approved the start of
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negotiations with google about a 6-million square foot office and retail complex. the complex would be built near the diridon station. google likes the location because it is a transit hub for caltrain... v-t-a... amtrak and eventually bart. san jose's mayor has thrown his support behind the project saying it could bring up to 20- thousand new jobs to the city. ( james ) campus police at u- c berkeley are searching for three armed robbers who shot a woman. it happened yesterday morning on grizzly peak boulevard. police say a woman and two men were approached by three people who demanded their money. when the victims ran to their car one of the robbers opened fire hitting the woman in the leg. she is expected to be o-k. ( mark ) a female student at u-c berkeley is sexually assaulted near campus. this happened last thursday at a cooperative housing facility. police say the victim knew her attacker. police say roughly 80-percent of sexual assaults and rapes are comitted by someone known to the surivor. on college
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campuses, roughly 90 percent of survivors know their attackers. ( mark ) republicans are celebrating a big political win in georgia. karen handel won a nationally watched congressional election to avoid a major upset ahead of the 20-18 midterm elections. her victory over democrat jim ossoff means republicans held all four of their seats that were up for grabs in special elections. the georgia race ends as the most expensive house campaign in u-s history, costing more than 50 million-dollars. handel becomes the first republican woman to represent georgia in congress. ( james ) breaking news we are following... britian's prince philip is in the hospital this morning. he is being treated for an infection. buckingham palace says philip... who is the queen's husband... was admitted as a precaution and that he is in good spirits. philip is 96 and has suffered heart problems in the past. he
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recently said he was stepping down from public events. ( james ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a man rescues a c-h-p officer who is being attacked. hear how the good samaritan saved the officer's life. and later... a new effort to keep tobacco products from the hands of teens. which bay area city is now banning certain products. and after the break... the heat also causing problems for animals. see what one california zoo is doing to protect the animals during the heat wave.( anny ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. . today, we're out here with some big news about type 2 diabetes. you have type 2 diabetes, right? yes. so let me ask you this... how does diabetes affect your heart?
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it doesn't, does it? actually, it does. type 2 diabetes can make you twice as likely to die from a cardiovascular event, like a heart attack or stroke. and with heart disease, your risk is even higher. you didn't know that. no. yeah. but, wait, there's good news for adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease. jardiance is the only type 2 diabetes pill with a lifesaving cardiovascular benefit. jardiance is proven to both significantly reduce the chance of dying from a cardiovascular event in adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease and lower your a1c. jardiance can cause serious side effects including dehydration. this may cause you to feel dizzy, faint, or lightheaded, or weak upon standing. ketoacidosis is a serious side effect that may be fatal. symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, tiredness, and trouble breathing. stop taking jardiance and call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of ketoacidosis or an allergic reaction. symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, swelling, and difficulty breathing or swallowing. do not take jardiance if you are on dialysis or have severe kidney problems. other side effects are sudden kidney problems,
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genital yeast infections, increased bad cholesterol, and urinary tract infections, which may be serious. taking jardiance with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you have any medical conditions. so now that you know all that, what do you think? that it's time to think about jardiance. ask your doctor about jardiance. and get to the heart of what matters. it is not just humans
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looking to beat the heat. many of the animals over at the sacramento zoo are also looking for ways to stay cool. experts there say they planned out some creative ways for the animals and their keepers to get through the high temperatures. ( james ) this is one of the busiest times of the year for the zoo as kids are on summer vacation. ( mark )( james ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news.check of the forecast with james fletcher. (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected
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through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) a local pastor is being credited with helping to save the life of a c-h-p
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officer .... who was badly beaten over the weekend. pastors joel and annalisa jones of 'spirit of the truth church worldwide' in crockett... witnessed a driver hit
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) a local pastor is being credited with helping to
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save the life of a c-h-p officer .... who was badly beaten over the weekend. pastors joel and annalisa jones of 'spirit of the truth church worldwide' in crockett... witnessed a driver hit several cars with his truck saturday morning on interstate -80 in fairfield. the couple called police and followed the driver until he stopped next to the median near suisun city. when a female c-h-p officer arrived, the couple says the driver attacked her... nearly beating her unconcious. one of the pastors intervened and got the man off the officer until help arrived. ( mark ) the officer survived. the attacker was taken into custody. the c-h-p has reached out to the pastors thanking them for saving the officer's life. pastor joel also happens to be a retired sergeant with the san francisco sheriff's department. ( james ) police have identified the man shot by a
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c-h-p officer on the bay bridge over the weekend. officers say they were clearing the scene of a crash early sunday morning when fresno resident jose huitron drove towards one of the officers. that's when officer j- mendoza junior says he fired at the car - hitting huitron. he was taken to the hospital and later booked into jail on suspicion of assaulting an officer and driving under the influence. ( james ) the san francisco board of supervisors have approved a ban on flavored tobacco sales. the legislation targets these products because some say they are marketed to vunerable people who include children and young adults. some smalll business advocates protested the legislation. they say it hurts corner stores who rely on tobacco sales to make a profit. the new law goes into effect on january first 20-18. ( mark ) a san jose family is offering a reward after their mini pig was stolen from their back yard. the pig's owners say they fed her before going to a fathers day barbeque and when they returned... the 100 pound pig was gone. they say their security cameras were ripped
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off the sides of their home and taken. the home is located near the intersection of white road & ocala avenue in san jose. the family is now offering money to anyone who can locate the mini pig. you can find more information on our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) police take down an attacker in brussels, belgium after a small explosion goes off at a busy train station. investigators are now saying it was a foiled terror plot. after the blast soldiers quickly responded and opened fire. we now know that the terror suspect has died. nobody else was injured. the station was evacuated and closed along with two other stations in the belgian capital. ( james ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the oakland a's could be moving one step closer to getting a new stadium. how the new stadium could benefit the city of oakland and create hundreds of jobs. and next...ken gets a makeover...see some of the new ken dolls that some say have "dad bodies." and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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( james ) ken is getting a major makeover... toy-maker mattel has launched a wide-ranging line of new ken dolls that includes "slim" and "broad" body types.( mark ) some are comparing them to dad bodies. on top of that, the dolls are sporting six new hairstyles-- including a man bun and cornrows.( james ) and they now come in a total of seven skin tones. this comes one year after mattel unveiled a more diverse crop of barbies... which helped boost overall barbie sales by seven-percent ( mark ) bad news if you like guacamole. the price could soon be going up and the price hike could be affecting businesses.( james ) one of those businesses is
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chipotle which is dealing with the increasing costs of avocados. and the surge in avocado prices could force the restaurant chain as well as other restaurants to rise their prices in the near future. ( mark ) and take a look at this... deputies came across a unique situation in solano county. they were riding in a patrol car when they saw a llama out on the roadway. the animal had apparently escaped from its pasture. the two deputies tried to coax the llama out of the roadway... but eventually had to walk the llama back to its home. the owner united him with his llama buddies after a quote: "verbal counseling." ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... bay area police accused of going overboard during a brawl and it is all caught on camera. see where it happened and what police are saying about it. and later... the family of the man who killed his own children is speaking out. see the message the children's mother has for other parents. and here is a look at your current temperatures. your bay area forecast is next.
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with beautyrest's innovations and technology, sleep performance is the new performance. ( mark )( james ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. no delay son wb 580 at the toll plaza. bay bridge wb 80 is less then
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30 min from the maze to sf. (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the
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upcoming weekend. ( james ) the east bay has seen the brunt of the heat wave hitting the bay area. tempertures in walnut creek approached 100- degrees yesterday. and some people in walnut creek spent hours without any power. a tree snapped a line and p-g and-e crews were stretched thin dealing with other outages so it took an extended amount of time to get the power restored. the cook family says that was a bit of a hardship for one family member:
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pool were sitting at 88- degrees. now city officials are using fountains to try to cool down the water. they say the fountains were running through the night to try and lower the water temperature. recreational swim hours at the park are from 1 to 4-30-in the afternoon. ( mark ) the summer heat wave is bringing big business to bay area air conditioner companies. norm connolly has been in the air conditioning business for twenty five years but with this hot weather he now has more business than he can handle. most of his customers say they neglected a spring check up on their a-c unit and just hoped for cool air the first time they turned it on. ( mark ) norm says
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that he is so busy that he is booked well into july. ( mark ) and a power alert is still in effect statewide today. a "flex alert" calls for voluntary conservation due to the high demand of electricity. power officials are asking people to avoid using major appliances between 2 p-m and 9 p-m. they are also asking people to set air conditioners to 78- degrees or higher. it is all an attempt to ease the strain on the state's ( mark ) and you can stay on top of the heat wave with the kron-4 mobile app. you can track temperatures in your neighborhood.... plus -- get notified when breaking news happens in your area. ( james ) the family of the man who killed his two children and then himself is speaking out this morning. santa rosa police say 40- year-old alvaro camara killed his 6-year-old daughter and 18-month-old son sometime on father's day... and then hanged himself. his estranged wife last heard from him on sunday when he said he was running late to return
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their children. camara then texted his mother, telling her he loved her and he would see her later. his sister says the family is in disbelief because of how much her bother cared for his children. ( james ) the children's mother wrote a letter to the community asking for help raising awareness of her story to prevent it from happening to another family. if you want to read the entire letter, we have it posted on our website at kron-four dot com. ( mark ) a man gets in a fight with police in the north bay outside of a hotel and the entire incident is caught on camera.< yelling and screaming> ( mark ) this video was
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recorded after police fired a taser at a man outside the gold coin motel in santa rosa. you can see what appears to be an all- out fight with officers hitting at least one person. the man who sent us this video claims he was unlawfully detained and beaten. he says he now has a broken foot and gashes on his face. the man says he was never arrested. we reached out to santa rosa police who tell us they responded to a loud disturbance and possible fight involving 10 -to 15- people. when they arrived, they saw a two- year old child and went to see what was happening. they say they were confronted a short time later by two men who yelled obscenities at them and had to be held back. at one point one man threw a bottle. police say a short time later after several commands were made they fired a taser to subdue the two men and took them both into custody. ( james ) this morning we are getting a look at the dash cam video showing what happened before police opened fire killing philando castile. the shooting was streamed on facebook live by castile girlfriend. police just releasing the dash cam video. a warning the video is
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( mark ) a new stadium for the oakland a's could bring in huge money for the city and two-thousand new jobs. a new report put together by the bay area council predicts a new ballpark would bring in more than three billion dollars into the oakland economy over a decade. the team has identified three potential locations in oakland.. the peralta community college district near lake merrit. the howard terminal, not far from jack london square... or a new stadium could be built on the same location as the current coliseum. fans had mixed reactions about the possibilities.
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surveillance video of the people police are looking for this morning. and later... with kids out of school more teen drivers are on the road. see the app that can help give parents peace of mind. and after the break... a father demanding answers after the way is daughter was treated at her preschool. why the dad says an apology won't be enough. and here's a live look outside...bay bridge. to turn your flicker into a flame you'll need a spark. new emergen-c energy+ natural caffeine from green tea to focus your mind. 7 b vitamins plus vitamin c to fortify you. spark the energy within you every day. emergen-c energy+. emerge and see. itthe power of nexium 24hr protection
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( james ) a missouri father wants someone held accountable after his four- year old daughter was duct-taped at preschool.( mark ) joseph day says the teacher did it because his daughter wasn't following directions. now he is suing the school.( james ) day says when his daughter did not lie down for a nap---the teacher took action. and when the school director was called in ---the incident escalated. ( mark ) the father later got a voicemail from the director apologizing for mishandling the situation and said the teacher admitted to being "inexperienced." missouri officials investigated and ordered the school to come up with a plan to make sure nothing like this happens again. ( mark ) and here are some of the stories we are working on for the kron four
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morning news at six... an east bay teacher is shot and killed. hear what we are learning about the vicitm and where he taught.( james ) plus... the c-e-o of uber is stepping down after an investor revolt. we are live outside uber's headquarters with what is next for the company.( mark ) and... we have complete team coverage of the major heat wave hitting the bay area. taking a look at current temperatures.... handballer 1: you know what i could go for? scrambled eggs and pancakes. crave van! jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. you crave it. we serve it. crave van!
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and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone... change your thinking about buying your next one. ( mark )( darya ) ( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. 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.golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected
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through (anny hong): (anny hong): more very warm to
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hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of
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( mark ) and the bay area is not the only place dealing with power outages in the heat. people near sacramento are also dealing with soaring triple digit temperatures. and a neighborhood in placer county lost power after a transformer blew. that caused people to be without air conditioning for hours. in all, nearly 200-thousand customers lost power. electric companies across the state are asking customers to limit their electricity use during the day. ( mark ) police arrest a santa rosa man on suspicion of arson. officers say he started a fire in his family's home which ended up killing his mother. it happened sunday afternoon at the santa rosa mobile estates on brooks avenue. firefigthers found 32-year-old ian stamp and his father outside the home but his mother... 66-year-old elizabeth stamp was trapped
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inside. crews found her body near a bathroom. detectives say evidence of a flammable substance in the area of the bedroom indicates that ian stamp may have started the fire intentionally. ( james ) san jose police are looking for three men who robbed a gas station at gunpoint. police have released these photos of the robbery. it happened last thursday at an arco on tully road. officers say 2 men stole beer from the gas station store and ran away. when the clerk ran after them.. a third robber forced him back into the store with a hand gun and demanded money. after taking the money, the three thieves took off on foot. ( james ) an official cause of death for the american college student released by north korea... will remain a mystery for now. the family of otto warmbier has objected to having an autopsy performed. warmbier was arrested while visiting north korea in january of 2016 on a sightseeing tour. he was accused of stealing a political sign from a hotel... and sentenced to 15-years of hard labor. warmbier died less than a week after being
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released from north korea. his doctors said he suffered extensive brain damage. ( mark ) michael brown's family has reached a settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of ferguson, missouri. brown was fatally shot by white ferguson police officer darren wilson in 20-14. wilson faced no charges and argued he acted in self- defense. details of the settlement were not made public. but the original lawsuit shows the brown family wanted around 75-thousand dollars and attorney's fees. a u-s federal judge called the settlement a fair and reasonable compensation. ( james ) with school out for the summer, that means there are more teen drivers on the road. ( mark ) kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate shows us an app that was created to offer parents peace of mind. the driver protect feature of the life 360 app, was designed around that fear and worry that parents have with their kids on the road chris hulls /ceo, life 360 app says: "
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we offer a set of tools that lets you have insight into the most common areas of safe driving so are you speeding are you using the phone while the car is moving are you rapidly braking or accelerating which is the sign of reckless driving so we try to give a wide set of information and they can use it as they see fit and not only will help them know how the teens driving but how are their friends driving because it follows the phone not a car "the app lets you see where your kids are at any time on a map and where they have been. it gives driving reports if they used their phone while driving or went over the speed limit it will be in the report.. the app also provides 24/7 road assistance. like triple-a but cheaper as it's included with the monthly price the sensors in our phones have gotten so good that life 360 can detect if someone has been in an accident and alert the other family members chris hulls /ceo, life 360 app says: "telephone is like a supercomputer in your pocket you have tons of sensors you have gps and accelerometers have gyroscopes you have barometers we can use that data in real-time what is happening with the activity of that device so sometimes people ask cuz what if you
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drop it on the ground it's a completely different set of information" gabe slate /tech reporter says: you might be wondering kid the kid just turn off the track and features in the app on their phone and yeah they can so this is the outer system it's a bigger picture of parenting strategy chris hulls /ceo, life 360 app says:"because they have this at the parents aren't calling all the time we even see that the family members are driving better we have a 58% reduction in texting while driving when people use the service so actually gives away from moms and dads to back off and teens like it"with your tech report gabe slate kron 4 news. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... several bay area cities named the best places to find a new job. in the next hour... see which bay area cities are te hbest places if you are looking for work. and after the break... the giants pull of a rare victory. see the rookie who played the role of the hero.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) now to bay ( james ) ( james ) now to bay area baseball... the giants finally getting some breaks( mark ) they were in atlanta taking on the braves. let's go to the top 8th with the braves up by 2. that's when austin slater goes deep to the opposite field for a 3-run home run. just like that it's 3-2 giants.
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the giants would go on to add another couple of runs to seal the deal. they win by a final of 6 to 3 with the win the giants snap their 7 game losing streak. the two teams square off again this evening. first pitch is set for 4:35. ( james ) as for the a's... it was swim team night at the coliseum. but in the game it was a rough one for oakland's sonny gray. he gave up 5 runs in the 1st inning. he'd go on to pitch 5 innings in this one and the a's were not able to recover. they would go on to lose by a final of 8 to 4. the win is houston's 8th straight win in oakland. the two teams square off again tonight. first pitch is set for 7:05. ( james ) coming up in the next hour the heat wave continues across the bay area. we have complete team coverage at the top of the hour. taking a look at current conditions right now... anny hong will have a closer look at where those temperatures will be the hottest.
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that your business is our business the united states postal service. priority: you ♪ ( mark ) another dangerously hot day expected all across the bay area today. taking a look at what you can expect this afternoon... temperatures reaching triple digits is some bay area.
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( mark ) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm mark danon.( james ) and i'm james fletcher. another hot day expected across the bay area. and we have complete team coverage of the heat. lydia pantazes is in martinez and averi harper is live in walnut creek. we will get to them in a moment. lets first start with anny hong in the weather center tracking the heat. anny? (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. bay no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( mark ) now we want to continue our team coverage on the bay area heat wave on this first full day of summer. ( james ) kron 4's lydia
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pantazes is live at the c-h-p office in martinez where officers are warning people about the dangers of hot cars. lydia. ( lydia )
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( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.( mark ) the heat is also making it uncomfortable for people riding crowded bart ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) the heat is also
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making it uncomfortable for people riding crowded bart trains. averi harper is live at the walnut creek bart station with more. averi. ( averi )
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and it's miserable. when it's working it's a whole different experience.yeah, it's really cramped sometimes and there are a lot of people squished together. yesterday, there was an accident or something wrong with one of them and it was really really hot."> ( james ) thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) power outages continue to be a problem during this heat wave.
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more than 10-thousand people lost power yesterday... mostly in the east bay where they are seeing the hottest temperatures. livermore was one of the hardest hit cities. nearly 5-thousand p-g-and-e customers lost power in that city. and in some cases the power outage forced businesses to close down for the day. ( mark ) and the high temperatures are making for high fire danger. a grass fire broke out in vacaville. it started during a police chase. it happened near vaca valley road and interstate- 505. one of the cars involved caught fire.. firefighters were able to get a handle on it, before it spread any further. ( james ) and if you are outside in the heat, doctors want you to be careful and know the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. here are some of the symptoms to look out for. if you feel faint or dizzy and are sweating excessively you may be suffering from heat exhaustion. heat exhaustion also comes with a weak pulse and possible muscle cramps. if you have these symptoms doctors say you need to get to a cooler place and
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drink water to cool yourself down. heat stroke is even more serious. symptoms include a throbbing headache and no sweating. they also include a body temperature of over 103 degrees and you may even lose consciousness. if you see somebody suffering from a heat stroke you should call 9-1-1 and take immediate actions to cool that person down until help can arrive. ( james ) and you can stay on top of the heat wave with the kron-4 mobile app. you can track temperatures in your neighborhood.... plus -- get notified when breaking news happens in your area. ( mark ) and breaking news from overnight... uber c-e-o travis kalanick has stepped down. this comes after several complaints in recent months including sexual harassment allegations. will tran is live outside uber
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headquarters with the latest. will. ( will ) the 40-year-old helped found the ride-hailing service in 2009. uber has been hit with several complaints in recent months. including sexual harassment allegations and a reported criminal investigation by the department of justice. the loss of its c-e-o is another hard hit for uber. the company has already lost its chief operating officer, chief marketing officer and chief financial officer. ( mark ) thanks will. we will
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check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) through out check back we will thanks will.( mark ) ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) new this morning... google is one step closer to building a development in san jose. last night the san jose city council approved the start of negotiations with google about a 6-million square foot office and retail complex. the complex would be built near the diridon station. google likes the location because it is a transit hub for caltrain... v-t-a...
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amtrak and eventually bart. san jose's mayor has thrown his support behind the project saying it could bring up to 20- thousand new jobs to the city. ( james ) a physical education teacher died after a shooting in san francisco's south of market neighborhood. 31-year-old carlo tateo from oakland, was shot during an argument early sunday morning. it happened near the corner of folsom and 11th streets after leaving a business in the area with a group of his friends. tateo worked at skyline high school. a go fund me page has been set up for his daughter and girlfriend, and for a link to that go to our website at kron four dot com. police have not made any arrests or released a decription of the shooter. ( mark ) a female student at u-c berkeley is sexually assaulted near campus. this happened last thursday at a cooperative housing facility. police say the victim knew her attacker. police say roughly 80-percent of sexual assaults and rapes are comitted by someone known to the victim. on college
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campuses, that number is roughly 90 percent. ( mark ) campus police at u- c berkeley are searching for three armed robbers who shot a woman. it happened yesterday morning on grizzly peak boulevard. police say a woman and two men were approached by three people who demanded their money. when the victims ran to their car one of the robbers opened fire hitting the woman in the leg. she is expected to be o-k. ( james ) coming up... a local pastor saves a c-h-p officer being attacked in the north bay... we'll hear from the good samaritan up ahead. plus... o-j simpson could soon be a free man... we'll tell you the earliest he could be released from prison. and... while we are dealing with the major heat... we'll show you how people along the gulf coast are preparing for a tropical storm.( anny ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am
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tracking you commute after the break. . .
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( james ) parts of the gulf coast are bracing for tropical storm cindy that could bring dangerous flash flooding to the area.
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people in mississippi are laying down sand bags to prepare for flooding. forecasters say some areas of louisiana, mississippi, alabama and florida could see up to a foot of rain. tropical storm cindy is expected to make landfall on the texas-louisiana border early tomorrow morning. welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( mark ) o-j simpson could become
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a free man later this year. his parole hearing has been set for july 20th. the 70-year-old was sentenced to a 33 year sentence for robbing a memorabilia dealer at gunpoint in las vegas in 2007. a panel of four parole commissioners could approve his release in october. simpson was acquitted in 19-95 in los angeles in the killings of his ex-wife, nicole brown simpson, and her friend, ronald goldman. kron four will be live in las vegas when the announcement on his parole is made. ( james ) breaking news we are following... britian's prince philip is in the hospital this morning. he is being treated for an infection. buckingham palace says philip... who is the queen's husband... was admitted as a precaution and that he is in good spirits. philip is 96 and has suffered heart problems in the past. he recently said he was stepping down from public events. ( james ) republicans are
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celebrating a big political win in georgia. karen handel won a nationally watched congressional election to avoid a major upset ahead of the 20-18 midterm elections. her victory over democrat jim ossoff means republicans held all four of their seats that were up for grabs in special elections. the georgia race ends as the most expensive house campaign in u-s history, costing more than 50 million-dollars. handel becomes the first republican woman to represent georgia in congress. ( mark ) a local pastor is being credited with helping to save the life of a c-h-p officer .... who was badly beaten over the weekend. pastors joel and annalisa jones of 'spirit of the truth church worldwide' in crockett... witnessed a driver hit several cars with his truck saturday morning on interstate -80 in fairfield. the couple called police and followed the driver until he stopped next to the median near suisun city. when a female c-h-p officer arrived, the couple says the driver attacked her... nearly beating her unconcious. one of the pastors intervened and got the
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man off the officer until help arrived. ( mark ) the officer survived. the attacker was taken into custody. the c-h-p has reached out to the pastors thanking them for saving the officer's life. pastor joel also happens to be a retired sergeant with the san francisco sheriff's department. ( james ) police have identified the man shot by a c-h-p officer on the bay bridge over the weekend. officers say they were clearing the scene of a crash early sunday morning when fresno resident jose huitron drove towards one of the officers. that's when officer j- mendoza junior says he fired at the car - hitting huitron. he was taken to the hospital and later booked into jail on suspicion of assaulting an officer and driving under the influence. ( james ) president trump is expected to announce whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with fired f-b-i director
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james comey. white house press secretary sean spicer says he expects an announcement this week on the possibility of tapes. president trump fired comey in may and has suggested -- but refused to confirm -- that he may have tapes of his discussions with comey. the f-b-i was investigating russia's meddling in the 20-16 presidential election and possible contacts with trump campaign associates. ( mark ) the f-b-i is expected to detail what happened when a gunman shot the house majority whip and four other people at a baseball field in virginia. the f-b-i is discussing their findings at a news conference later today. representative steve scalise was shot last week while practicing for a charity baseball game. he has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. u-s capitol police shot and killed the gunman. ( mark ) happening today...montana republican greg gianforte is set to be sworn in as the newest member of congress. this comes a month after body slamming a
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reporter who asked him a question about the g-o-p health care bill. gianforte pleaded guilty to assault and was sentenced to comminuty service. he will be sworn in today by house speaker paul ryan. once his oath is completed, republicans will have 239 members in the house compared to 193 for democrats. ( james ) coming up... you don't need to go far if you are searching for a new job... the best places around the bay area to find a job. and after the break... see how a minimum wage increase is impacting jobs in a major west coast city and how it could relate to jobs in california. 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.
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( mark ) seattle's 15 dollar an hour minimum wage law has increased pay for restaurant workers and has ánotá led to any job losses that's according to a new report from u-c berkeley.( james ) the report focused on food service jobs, which many critics said would be affected if wages went up. activists continue to push for increases in local, state and federal minum wage.( mark ) california governor jerry brown reached a deal to increase the state's minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour by 20-22 ( james ) several bay area cities topped the list for best places to find a job. that is according to a new report by "indeed dot com."( mark ) sacramento took the fifth spot and san jose was one behind them at six. san diego came in at 8, with san francisco at 12 and los angeles at 15.( james ) the list is based off the cost of living, work life balance, job security and other factors.
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( mark ) miami, orlando and raleigh, north carolina were ranked the top three. ( anny ) major heat wave hitting the bay area.. your morning forecast is up ahead.( james ) plus... we'll show you the new police dash cam footage of the moments before an officer shot and killed philando castile. and... the family of the man who killed his own children is speaking out. hear the message the children's mother has for other parents. .
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(mark) yesterday on wall street, another drop in crude oil prices helped bring energy stocks lower, dropping the market from the record highs it set on monday. the price of crude touched its lowest level of the year. retailers also fell. the s&p 500 index fell 16 points, while the dow jones industrial average slipped 61 points and the nasdaq fell 50 points.
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(mark)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected
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through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories no major hot spots. mslowing on wb 580 at tge tolls. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) the east bay has seen the brunt of the heat wave hitting the bay area. tempertures in walnut creek approached 100- degrees yesterday.
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and some people in walnut creek spent hours without any power. a tree snapped a line and p-g and-e crews were stretched thin dealing with other outages so it took an extended amount of time to get the power restored. the cook family says that was a bit of a hardship for one family member:
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from 1 to 4-30-in the afternoon. ( mark ) the summer heat wave is bringing big business to bay area air conditioner companies. norm connolly has been in the air conditioning business for twenty five years but with this hot weather he now has more business than he can handle. most of his customers say they neglected a spring check up on their a-c unit and just hoped for cool air the first time they turned it on. ( mark ) norm says that he is so busy that he is booked well into july. ( mark ) and a power alert is still in effect statewide today. a "flex alert" calls for voluntary conservation due to the high
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demand of electricity. power officials are asking people to avoid using major appliances between 2 p-m and 9 p-m. they are also asking people to set air conditioners to 78- degrees or higher. it is all an attempt to ease the strain on the state's power grids. ( mark ) and you can stay on top of the heat wave with the kron-4 mobile app. you can track temperatures in your neighborhood.... plus -- get notified when breaking news happens in your area. ( mark ) this morning we are getting a look at the dash cam video showing what happened before minnesota police opened fire killing philando castile.( james ) the shooting was streamed on facebook live by castile's girlfriend. bill hudson reports on the video and we do want to warn you -- it is graphic. it was this facebook live video of passenger diamond reynolds that first captured our attention...shocking us with the immediate aftermath of the shooting of philando castile by officer jeronimo yanez.--nats--but until today, only jurors saw this video...
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the squad camera video from yanez's police cruiser revealing the conversation that led up to the shooting. --nats--the insurance card is handed to yanez, who smells the strong odor of burned marijuana. this bag was later found under the seat. then castile says...what turned a casual stop into a castastrophy."sir i have to tell you i have a firearm ..." that's when yanez responds with a calm, but clear order. castile's right hand is by his side.--nats--seconds later, comes two more warnings - and seven fatal shots.--nats-- yanez shouts out in panic...shocked reaction..swea ring profusley...telling reynolds that castile didn't follow his orders.--nats-- moments later...reynold's 4 year old opens the door and walks to officer joe kauser.... as paramedics roll castile onto a backboard, his gun falls out of his right front shorts pocket, loaded, but
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without a round in the chamber. ( mark ) that was bill hudson reporting yanez's lawyers claimed that castile had impaired judgment from smoking marijuana the day of the shooting. a jury acquitted yanez of all charges last week. ( james ) the family of the man who killed his two children and then himself is speaking out this morning. santa rosa police say 40- year-old alvaro camara killed his 6-year-old daughter and 18-month-old son sometime on father's day... and then hanged himself. his estranged wife last heard from him on sunday when he said he was running late to return their children. camara then texted his mother, telling her he loved her and he would see her later. his sister says the family is in disbelief because of how much her bother cared for his children.
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all know that. we all feel it.there's this horrific hurt inside of us. we all feel it."> ( james ) the children's mother wrote a letter to the community asking for help raising awareness of her story to prevent it from happening to another family. if you want to read the entire letter, we have it posted on our website at kron-four dot com. ( mark ) a man gets in a fight with police in the north bay outside of a motel and the entire incident is caught on camera.< yelling and screaming> ( mark ) this video was recorded after police fired a taser at a man outside the gold coin motel in santa rosa. you can see what appears to be an all- out fight with officers hitting at least one person. the man who sent us this video claims he was unlawfully detained and beaten. he says he now has a broken foot and gashes on his face. the man says he was never arrested. we reached out to santa rosa police who tell us they responded to a loud
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disturbance and possible fight involving 10 -to 15- people. when they arrived, they saw a two- year old child and went to see what was happening. they say they were confronted a short time later by two men who yelled obscenities at them and had to be held back. at one point one man threw a bottle. police say a short time later after several commands were made they fired a taser to subdue the two men and took them both into custody. ( mark ) coming up... a father is upset by the way his daughter was treated at her pre school. hear what the father says the teacher did that went too far. and after the break... we'll show you a simple change to your child's diet that could help them do better in school. ( mark ) and taking a look at afternoon highs around the bay area... (robin)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) another reason why your kids shoudn't skip eating broccoli... children do better in school when they are eating more green vegetables. that's according to doctors at the university of illinois.( mark ) a pigment found in those vegetables has helped increase overall brain health. researchers say eating green vegetables specifically helps the region of the brain responsible for memory.( james ) doctors found that the kids who ate more vegetables performed better on their tests compared to those who didn't. ( mark ) coming up... police are looking for these three people who robbed a gas station at gun point in the south bay... we'll show you where it happened the rest new pictures just released by police. ( anny ) a major heat wave here in the bay area... i'm tracking your forecast. .
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and the bay area is not the only place dealing with power outages in the heat. people near sacramento are also dealing with soaring triple digit temperatures. and a neighborhood in placer county lost power after a transformer blew. that caused people to be without air conditioning for hours. in all, nearly 200-thousand customers lost power. electric companies across the state are asking customers to limit their electricity use during the day. (mark) (darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic...
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(anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial cooling is then expected from friday into the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots.san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay 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. and drive times are picking up in the east bay
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( james ) san jose police are looking for three men who robbed a gas station at gunpoint. police have released these photos of the robbery. it happened last tursday at an arco on tully road. officers say 2 men stole beer from the gas station store and ran away. when the clerk ran after them.. a third robber forced him back into the store with a hand gun and demanded money. after taking the money, the three thieves took off on foot. ( james ) police arrest a
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santa rosa man on suspicion of arson. officers say he started a fire in his family's home which ended up killing his mother. it happened sunday afternoon at the santa rosa mobile estates on brooks avenue. firefigthers found 32-year-old ian stamp and his father outside the home but his mother... 66-year-old elizabeth stamp was trapped inside. crews found her body near a bathroom. detectives say evidence of a flammable substance in the area of the bedroom indicates that ian stamp may have started the fire intentionally. ( mark ) a new stadium for the oakland a's could bring in huge money for the city and two-thousand new jobs. a new report put together by the bay area council predicts a new ballpark would bring in more than three billion dollars into the oakland economy over a decade. the team has identified three potential locations in oakland.. the peralta community college district near lake merrit. the howard terminal, not far from jack london square... or a new stadium could be built on the same location as the current coliseum. fans had mixed reactions about the possibilities.
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officials investigated and ordered the school to come up with a plan to make sure nothing like this happens again. (mark) stocks are opening slightly higher on wall street, led by gains in health care and technology companies. the standard & poor's 500 index rose 1 point. the dow jones industrial average was little changed. the nasdaq composite rose 19 points. ( james ) coming up in kron four news at seven... good news for the next time you fill up at the pump... hear why you can expect prices to drop this month. and... a setback for the newest "star wars'" spin off. we'll explain after the break. ( james ) and taking a look at afternoon highs around the bay area...
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there has been a disturbance in the force... the star wars movie about a young han solo is now without a director. the star wars spinoff is parting ways with directors phil lord and christopher miller because of creative differences with the studio. this is a picture of the cast. in a statement the directors said their vision was not aligned with the producers on the project. but the loss of
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directors is not expected to delay the movie. it is still slated for release in may of next year. and executives at lucas films say a new director will be announced soon. ( mark ) two men got a major surprise as they were driving through west texas. a long bull snake came out from the hood of their truck. somehow the reptile was able to hang on for part of the ride. the driver says he's afraid of snakes. but passenger was able to pull out his camera and capture the moment. he also had a few laughs at his friend's uneasiness about the snake. the snake finally lost its grip on the vehicle and fell from under the truck's hood. ( mark ) ahead in gary's world... the giants win.. finally, and giants pitcher hunter strickland gets his punishment for the big basebrawl.. plus the nba trades are flying.. and the vegas odds makers are betting on the shark, over michael phelps( james ) plus... the c-e-o of uber is stepping down after an investor revolt. kron four's will tran uber's headquarters with what
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is next for the company. and... we have complete team coverage of the major heat wave hitting the bay area. here is a look at east bay highs. 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. another dangerously hot
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day expected all across the bay area today. taking a look at what you can expect this afternoon... temperatures reaching triple digits is some parts of the bay area. ( mark ) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm mark danon.( james ) and i'm james fletcher. another hot day expected across the bay area. and we have complete team coverage of the heat. lydia pantazes is in martinez and averi harper is live in walnut creek. we will get to them in a moment. lets first start with anny hong in the weather center tracking the heat. anny? (anny hong): more very warm to hot weather can be expected through at least tomorrow. therefore, a combination of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect for both days. more substantial

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