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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  July 27, 2017 4:00am-7:00am PDT

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(james) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher. ( tiffany ) and i'm tiffany mcelroy. (james)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas.
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it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23
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pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. 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. (tiffany) our top story this
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morning... a mother is outraged after her teenage son was attacked on a muni bus. and the assault was caught on video.( james ) it happened back in may. but the mother says the attackers still have not been caught.(tiffany) kron4's hermela aregawi has the details on what the mother is calling for, in story you'll only see here on kron4 news. a brutal attack.cellphone video shows several people punching and kicking the victim.he's the one seen wearing white.some watch.. and others can be heard cheering the attack on.tamara jones/victim's mother:seeing it and watching it and watching it over and over and watching that happen to my son. its hurtful. it's really hurtfulthe victim in the video
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is tamra jones's sixteen year old son.he was on muni bus 44 in the bayview headed to work when the attack happened.that was may fiteenth.jones says she's been showing up at muni and sfpd offices since seeking justice for her son but her pleas.. have fallen on deaf ears. tamara jones/victim's mother:it's like so what it happens every day. but it shouldn't its like somebody should be held accountable for what went on and what happened. i'm concerned about it happening again. i'm concerned about my son feeling that he needs to carry a weapon or he needs to retaliate or anything else. i just want him to be able to go to school, finish his last year in high school and move on to college. jones says her son's face back and chest were bruised.and that the suspects also took off with his gold chain, backpack and macbook. (hermela aregawi)jones says her son doesn't want to be on camera or work too closely with police because he's afraid of retaliation.we reached out to muni. a spokesman told us they
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wouldn't be able to confirm whether or not they sent the video to police until tomorrow morning.we'll continue to follow the story and find out. reporting in san francisco. hermela aregawi kron 4 news. ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... a thrill ride breaks apart at the ohio state fair killing one man and injuring seven others. and now we now know that ride passed it's inspections. the ride is called the "fireball." fair officials say all of the rides are checked several times when they are being set up and that the the fire ball ride was inspected at a couple of different stages and was deemed safe yesterday. police say three of the injured people remain hospitalized in critical condition and the man who died was thrown from the ride when part of it broke off. the ages of the people injured and killed range from teens, to early 20's to older. governor john kasich (kay'-sihk) has ordered that all of the rides be shut down until additional safety
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inspections can be completed. ( james ) fair officials say they started out the day with just eleven rides that weren't open because the inspection work wasn't done on them. ( james ) here in the bay area... there is a similar ride called the fireball at the santa cruz boardwalk. officials in santa cruz told kron 4 that ride was shut down last night. and down in southern california the g-force ride is featured at the orange county fair in costa mesa. we have learned that ride was also shut down as a precaution. we're told the "g-force" was already inspected prior to the fair opening, but crews will once again inspect the ride after this tragedy. (tiffany) police announce the arrest of two more people
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connected to the beating death of an 88-year-old woman in san jose. the victim... flo douglas also known as "miss flo" died in september after being brutally beaten in her own home. police now say they have arrested 39-year-old sinica santos. she is the mother of one of the other suspects in the case. police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old william king. both king and santos are accused of being an accessory to the murder. six people have now been arrested in connection to the murder. (tiffany) a san francisco police officer has been arrested and booked into jail on charges of child pornography. officer joshua enea was arrested yesterday morning in san francisco. a source tells kron four news, he was arrested as he showed up for work. an investigation into enea was launched back in february. kron4 sources say multiple disturbing images were found on his computer at his antioch home. enea is a ten year veteran of the force. he has been placed on leave
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without pay and is expected in court for his arraignment either today or by the end of the week. (tiffany) another big story this morning... the president has announced in a series of tweets that transgendered people will be banned from serveing in the millitary. causing a firestorm across the nation.( james ) it' has created some confusion at the capitol as well as a considerable amount of backlash. ana wiernicki is tracking reaction. anna wiernicki: president donald trump fired off a series of tweets early wednesday morning, banning transgender individuals from serving in áany capacity in the u-s military.nats pop--white house briefinganna wiernicki: white house press secretary "sarah huckabee sanders" said at wednesday's briefing to treat this as a major policy announcement. sarah huckabee sanderswhite house press secretarythe implementation policy is something that the white house and the department of defense will have to work together lawfully, i assume the department of defense will take the lead on that.the
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white house says there's no firm timeline on when their new policy could go into effect, but lawmakers at the capitol aren't waiting to react.rep. nancy pelosi: "this morning's tweets show a president with no respect for the courageous men and women who risked their lives to defend our freedoms. this disgusting ban will weaken our military but louisiana congressman ralph abraham echoed the president's concerns that military's resources should go towards protecting our troops, not hormonal replacement therapy or a sex change.ralph abraham u.s. congressman, r-latake cg @ 1:17we have global threats that are increasing daily, and i don't want to take time and treasure on a surgery or a hormonal replacement that affects the readiness of the entire army, navy, marines, coastguard, you name the service.anna wiernicki: a spokesperson with the pentagon responded in a statement saying they have not received any formal guidance on the matter, and are referring all questions on the policy move, to the white house.in washington, i'm anna wiernicki.
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( james ) coming up... a warning for drivers in the east bay... thieves are targeting you. how you can protect yourself. (tiffany) and... a major rally in san francisco protesting president trump's transgender military ban. why people say they won't stay quiet any longer.( james ) and a look at your weather and traffic after the break. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge
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( tiffany ) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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(james)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather
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updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. 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. (tiffany) a warning for drivers in the east bay... thieves are targeting you. concord 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.
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(tiffany) a warning for drivers in the east bay... thieves are targeting you. concord police tell us they have seen more than 30- car break -ins since may first. willows shopping center is one of two locations that police call hot spots for thieves looking to break into your car. there are warning signs telling people to lock up and not to leave valuables inside. despite the lights in the parking lots police say thieves are likely well aware
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of the fact that most of these parking lots do not have surveillance cameras.
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kron 4's grant lodes shows us... the people there say the stakes are too high to stay home and stay quiet. a sea of people... coming together tonight in san francisco to rally against the president's new transgender military ban.jeff sheehy, sf supervisor: "i was horrified i was disgusted." city supervisor jeff sheehy...like most of the roughly one thousand other people there tonight...were outraged when they heard the president's announcement.sheehy: "this is a terrible terrible horrible thing against people who have stepped up with the courage to serve to protect our freedoms." the change in policy hits especially close to home for theresa sparks, who advises mayor lee on transgender issues...and served in the u-s navy. theresa sparks, senior adviser to sf mayor on transgender initiatives:"the american people should be offended, what happens next, does he go after gays and lesbians, women, people who were born in a different country, what happens next?" that's a good question. the white
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house and pentagon haven't said how and when the ban will be implemented. sparks thinks this much is certain: sparks: "he's hurting thousands of people and he doesn't care. it's not based on any sense of values, it's not based on some moral code, it's based on 'i'm trying to divert attention away from my issues - russia and healthcare'". (tiffany) another protest against the president's announcement was held in oakland last night as well at the port bar on broadway. people there and in the castro say they'll keep up the pressure as the trump administration proceeds with implementing its latest ban. ( james ) in washington d.c... republican senators appear to be taking one step forward and one step back in their effort to repeal and replace obamacare. after narrowly voting to begin debate tuesday the senate rejected a proposal that would repeal and replace large portions of the affordable care act and make changes to medicaid. another proposal the 2015 'repeal only' plan suffered the same fate on the senate floor as well.. the
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gop's goal is to find find a way to get to 50- votes on a final proposal. another option on the table is the 'skinny repeal'. basically that is a scaled- back version of 'repeal' that would knock out obamacare mandates and some of the taxes. moving forward with some type of bill will take nearly all republican senators since democrats are united in their opposition. ( james ) a group of criminals are tormenting people who live in brentwood. there have been more than two dozen cases of vandalism reported since june. some of the crimes have been captured on surveillance video.. and as kron4's haaziq madyun reports police are hoping the images will lead to arrests. a series of homes and vehicles being targeted by vandals...throwing eggs in most cases
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june. the most recent home vandalized occurred this past weekend here in the garin ranch neighborhood where the suspects were captured on surveillance video brentwood police investigators are trying to determine a motive for these crimes and have limited descriptions of the suspects other than what you see here
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suspects down. police say...not a good idea
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allowing just one run over 7 innings of work. the giants offense didn't do much. but they were able to put up 2 runs on the board. just enough to win by a final score of 2 to 1. the g-men have won two in a row. ( james ) as for the team from the town... the a's trying to still get bob melvin his 1,000th career win. and for a while it looked like melvin would finally get it as the a's were up two to nothing in the 9th but former giant's closer santiago casilla gave up a 2 run blast to justin smoak to tie the game at 2 a piece. he then gave up another home run on the next pitch for the walk off win. final: 3-2 blue jays a's try to avoid a 4-game sweep today. (tiffany) coming up... new clues have emerged in an unsolved murder case. what police hope you recognize that could help them catch a killer.(robin) and after the break... a rock star does his best tupac
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impersonation. that and more on the hollywood minute.
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landing) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... heavy metal vocalist ronnie james dio passed away in 20-10, but a hologram of the singer is headed out on a world tour this year. rick damigella has that story and more in the hollywood minute. (nat wonder woman lands)"if no one else will defend the world then i must.""wonder woman" is still in theaters, but the sequel already has a release date. warner brothers has announced "wonder woman two" will hit theaters december 13th, 20-19. gal gadot is on board to wield the golden lasso again, and the hollywood reporter says, talks with patty jenkins to direct the sequel are ongoing.(nat music) "sail on, sing a song, carry on. we rock!"metal fans, get ready to throw the horns,
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again. rolling stone magazine says a hologram of ronnie james dio is headed out on a world tour. the virtual version of the late singer was created by hologram production company, eyellusion and will be backed by a live band consisting of musicians who played with dio. the tour is scheduled to kick off in helsinki, finland this fall. (nat)if you were at san diego's comic-con this past weekend, you may have seen an energetic person cosplaying as the pink ranger. it was actress lupita nyong'o, incognito, promoting the upcoming black panther movie. as you can see from the video nyong'o posted to twitter, she fit right in with the convention crowd. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. (james) coming up... the father accused of abandoning his newborn baby makes his 1st court apperance. the mulitple chargers he's facing this morning. a look at your forecast. and here's a live look outside...san mateo
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here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... a mother is upset after her teenage son was attacked and robbed on a muni bus. she says muni and police have not done enough to catch the attackers. the attack happened back in may. the mother says a police officer told her that they never received the bus's surveillance video of the incident.(tiffany) the ohio state fair is back open this morning, a day after one person was killed and seven others were injured on a ride that malfunctioned. this happened yesterday evening on a ride called the "fire ball." an entire row of seats snapped off while the ride was in motion. witnesses say they could hear people scream for help as passengers were thrown to the ground.( james ) police announce the arrest of two more people connected to the beating death of an 88- year-old woman in san jose. the victim... flo douglas also known as "miss flo" died in september after being brutally beaten in her own home. police now say they have arrested 39-year-old sinica santos. she is the
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mother of one of the other suspects in the case. police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old william king. both king and santos are accused of being an accessory to the murder. 6 people have now been arrested in connection to the murder. (james)( tiffany ) now lets get a check of weather with james fletcher.
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(james)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look
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for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. 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 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (tiffany) more big news this
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morning.. the stockton woman accused of driving drunk as she live- streamed her drive and the eventual crash that killed her sister has made her first court apperance. the 18-year-old pleaded 'not' guilty to a half dozen felony criminal charges including felony manslaughter while intoxicated.. obdulia sanchez sat in a yellow jail jumpsuit as she appeared in court by tele-
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conference.' the crash happened friday in central california. after the crash, sanchez went back on camera and said she knew she would be going to jail for life and 'didn't care.' (tiffany) if sanchez is convicted, she could spend more than 13 years in prison. ( james ) also in court.. the father accused of abandoning his newborn baby in a suisun city parking lot. kron4's dan kerman was there and has the details. during his first court
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appearnce wednesday 18 year old daniel mitchell pleaded not guilty to child endangerment, child abandonment and possession of cocaine.authorities say on monday he left his 16 day old son in this barber shop parking lot in suisun city. police have obtained surveillance video which they say shows mitchell leaving the child in the parking lot in his child safety seat. sot what he did is appalling and strikes the conscious of all of usthe child was eventually taken to children's hospital in oakland where police say he is in stable condition. a thorough medical exam is now underway as well as a review of the childs medical history sot krishna abrams/solano county district attorney 40-50 we want to get all medical records of this child from the time born to see if there was a previous medical condition or if there are injuries as a result of some body inflicting them like physical abuse and we will look at any direction as to who may have inflicted that if there are in fact some. during wednesday's hearing mitchell broke down in tears when the judge issued a restraining order preventing mitchell from getting anywhere
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near his baby. that however seems unlikely as mitchell's bail is set at a half million dollars. he also faces charges from an arrest last month that includes possessing a loaded and unregistered firearm , and receiving stolen property (tiffany) san jose police are asking for your help in identifying the suspect involved in a cold case murder from 20-15. they have now released a sketch of the suspect and a picture of the suspects car. the shooting happened on sunbeam circle on july 25th 20-15 around 11:15 at night. the victim 19- year-old christopher keil was talking to other people in the drivewaywhen a car approached them. police say that's when the driver got out of the car asked if they were gang members. when keil responded with "no" the suspect shot him and then
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drove off. (tiffany) still ahead... a major drug bust in the north bay. how police say smugglers were getting these drugs place to place.
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(tiffany) driving signs are deisgned to help keep drivers safe. but when people don't follow them they run the risk of seriously being hurt or hurting others.( james ) kron 4's stanly roberts shows us on this edition of people behaving badly. (who are you?) who are you? (who are you to be filming people here), it's a public street (yea so.) so i can
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publicly film, (really) yea enjoy it thank you you too while i'm recording in public ..here is some information that will save you the headache of getting a ticket for running a red light see this black and white sign which reads stop here on red . it's pretty much self explanatory but just in case its still confusing ill try to dumb it downnats: ambiance i'm just outside the moutain view caltrain station on castro street and there are two sets of lights one set before the tracks and one set behind the tracks when the light turns red everyone must stop here at this limit line and wait for the light to turn green easier said than done. nats: ambiance because many drivers roll right past the first set of red lights and stop at the second set . the problem with that is when you do that you are running the red light nats: ambiancein other cases drivers stop at the limit line only to drive forward to the second set again that is considered running the red light whether in a car or on a bicycle nats:
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ambiance all day every day you will see drivers run the red risking 400 dollar ticket and point you your driving record the reason for this is simple, it's to prevent people from stopping on the caltrain tracks and potentially getting hit by a train nats: ambiance and even with a green light drivers need to keep clear of the tracks all to often i watch drivers get stuck on the tracks or have to back up when if they stayed behind the stop here on red sign they would put themselves in a sticky situation. if driver would pull there head out there phones and pay attention to the road many of the mistakes could be avoided nats: ambiance so basically keep back until its your turn you can save money by not getting a ticket or have a life by not getting hit by a train .. in mountain view stanley roberts kron 4 news ( james ) and here's a live look outside at the embarcadero. a look at your weather traffic and more news after the break.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... a mother is upset after her teenage son was attacked and robbed on a muni bus. she says muni and police have not done enough to catch the attackers. the attack happened back in may. the mother says a police officer told her that they never received the bus's surveillance video of the incident.(tiffany) the ohio state fair is back open this morning, a day after one person was killed and seven others were injured on a ride that malfunctioned. this happened yesterday evening on a ride called the "fire ball." an entire row of seats snapped off while the ride was in motion. witnesses say they could hear people scream for help as passengers were thrown to the ground.( james ) police announce the arrest of two more people connected
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to the beating death of an 88- year-old woman in san jose. the victim... flo douglas also known as "miss flo" died in september after being brutally beaten in her own home. police now say they have arrested 39-year-old sinica santos. she is the mother of one of the other suspects in the case. police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old william king. both king and santos are accused of being an accessory to the murder. 6 people have now been arrested in connection to the murder. ( james ) now lets get a check of the roads with robin winston. 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)the warmup continues today as inland
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highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest
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temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices.
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(tiffany) police have released the name of the man charged with the deadly stabbing of a hayward resident last weekend. around 9-30- saturday night hayward police responded to reports of a stabbing at an apartment on happyland avenue near west 'a' street. police say the two men were drinking in the apartment driveway when they got into a fight. witnesses say, jesse martinez started bleeding and collapsed from a stab wound to the chest. martinez was pronounced dead shortly after officers found him. raymond jimenez was arrested a
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short time later. (tiffany) a warning for anyone heading to the russian river this weekend... test results have come back positive for low-levels of blue-green algae. that type of algae can make people and animals sick. sonoma county health workers say, they are monitoring the russian river... caution signs will be posted at beaches. the algae has also been found at lake temescal in oakland and horseshoe lake in fremont. health officials are reminding people to stay out of the affected areas and to keep their dogs away as well. ( james ) getting through airport security is about to take a little more work. the tsa will soon require all electronics bigger than a cell phone be taken out of your carry-on and put into a seperate bin. that means i- pads -- e-readers -- tablets. laptops are also included. tsa says it needs an extra look at these devices because of an increased threat. the agency has tested the system at 10 airports around
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the country. it is worth noting if you have t-s-a pre- check clearance you will not be subjected to the new rule which will go into effect nationwide during the next few months. ( james ) we are learning more about an international drug smuggling plot -- busted in santa rosa. these are pictures of nearly 600- pounds of meth- amphetamine seized in a raid last week.(tiffany) as kron4's maureen kelly reports the scheme involved one of the suspects flying the drugs across the pacific in a single engine plane. it's a bizarre story and it reminds me a lot of the movie dumb and dumber and this one would be entitled dumbest ever. robert nicolas of propjet aviation says he meet the suspected drug runner when he helped broker his purchase of a modified cesna p2-10. this is a picture of the man he knew as john gorman. he says the 72 year old only told him he wanted to fly the plane from santa rosa across the pacific back home to australia. nicolas says he only found out about the scheme when his hanger at the santa rosa airport was raided by dea agents a few days after they'd uncovered the
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massive amounts of meth at a santa rosa warehouse. there's just no way. no way this is real.nicolas says he still finds this story surreal, not only because gorman didn't seem like the type to smuggle drugs with a us street value of over 200 million dollars.but also because the alleged plot was so ill conveived.he was the worst pilot i ever flew with ever. ever.the man who trained him on this model plane says they they tried to talk him out what they assumed at the time was a bucket list trip.i wouldn't fly across the ocean in us in a single engine airplane it's not very smart but while much of this alleged scheme doesn't make a lot of sense to the folks here at prop jet aviation they say one of the biggest head scratchers is how with the suspect would have been able to fit all those drugs in this little planethis is a plane similar to what was seized by the feds. except the seats
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were taken out to fit all the fuel he's need to make it to hawaii.after we found out about the extra cargo he was putting on. the plane would've never gotten the air he would just crash and burn right here at the airportthe man they knew as john gorman was arrested along with two other suspects in australia were arrested for conspiracy to smuggle drugs and money laundering. maureen kelly kron4 news. ( james ) a cruise ship made an abrupt stop in alaska after a 39-year-old woman died on board. the f-b-i is leading the investigation. officials with princess cruises say a domestic dispute resulted in the woman's death. the emerald princess departed from seattle a week ago. the ship landed in juneau ahead of scheduled. no information on the victim and the status of any suspects was not available. ( james ) and here's a live look outside...toll plaza.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) in warriors news... steph curry on his 3rd and last leg in china. and it appears as though he's having a ball.(tiffany) he was in hangzhou (hang-zow) where the usual throng of fans were everywhere. this is part of his sponsored tour with under armour. he will head to seuol, south korea next for his final stop. steph pulled out the selfie stick to take photos with fans.
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and after with the wife ayesha and brother seth tried his hand at a little "tai chi." (james) coming up... tragedy in ohio. the latest into the investigation to what led to death of one and injured several others. and after several months a mother is still searching for answers after her son is attacked on muni. hear her frustration. and... a warning for drivers in the east bay... why police say you need to double check the next time you park your car. ( will ) a ride is closed
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at the santa cruz boardwalk after a deadly accident in ohio. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) and a mother upset after her son is attacked on a muni
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bus. why she says police are not doing enough to catch the attacker. ( darya ) and a warning for people in the east bay. the area being targeted by car burglars this morning. ( 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)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another
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day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) our top story this morning... a popular ride at the santa cruz beach boardwalk is closed after a deadly accident on a similar ride in ohio.( mark ) kron 4's will tran is live at the boardwalk this morning with the details. ( will ) here in the bay area... there is a similar ride called the fireball at the santa cruz boardwalk. officials in santa cruz told kron 4 that the ride was shut down last night after the accident in ohio the ohio state fair is back open this morning, a day after one person was killed and seven others were injured on a ride that malfunctioned. this happened yesterday evening on a ride called the "fire ball." an entire row of seats snapped off while the ride was in motion. one man was killed, and three of the injured people are in critical condition this morning. witnesses say they could hear people scream for help as passengers were thrown to the
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ground. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( mark ) a mother is upset after her teenage son was attacked and robbed on a muni bus. she says muni and police have not done enough to catch the attackers. this is video of the attack in may. you can see several people punching and kicking a 16- year-old boy in the white t- shirt. the boy's mother says she has been showing up at muni and s-f-p-d offices since the attack, seeking justice for her son. she says a police officer told her that they never received the bus's surveillance video of the incident.
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again. i'm concerned about my son feeling that he needs to carry a weapon or he needs to retaliate.">( mark ) the mother says her son's face, back and chest were bruised and that the attacker stole his gold chain, backpack and macbook. her son said he doesn't want to be on camera or work too closely with police because he's afraid of retaliation. we reached out to muni. a spokesman told us they would not be able to confirm whether or not they sent the video to police until later today. ( darya ) police announce the arrest of two more people connected to the beating death of an 88-year-old woman in san jose. the victim... flo douglas also known as "miss flo" died in september after being brutally beaten in her own home. police now say they have arrested 39-year-old sinica santos. she is the mother of one of the other suspects in the case. police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old william king. both king and santos are accused of being an accessory to the murder.
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six people have now been arrested in connection to the murder. ( darya ) happening today... sentencing will begin for the couple convicted of torturing and murdering a 3- year-old girl in napa. sarah krueger and her boyfriend ryan warner face 25-years to life in prison. kruegers daughter - kayleigh - was found dead in an apartment in napa in 2014. police arrested krueger and warner the next day at a bart station in el cerrito. ( mark ) a san francisco police officer charged with child pornography is due in court later today. officer joshua enea was arrested yesterday in san francisco. an investigation into enea was launched back in february. kron4 sources say multiple child porn images were found on his computer at his antioch home. enea is a ten year veteran of the force. he has been placed on leave without pay. ( mark ) police in milpitas arrest a man accused of exposing himself to three teenage girls. police say mohammad qais exposed himself at two different locations last week. he was booked into the santa clara county
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jail on three charges of indecent exposure. ( darya ) a warning for drivers in the east bay... concord police say they have seen more than 30 car break-ins in the last three months. willows shopping center is one of two locations that police call hot spots for thieves. there are warning signs telling people to lock up and not to leave valuables inside. police say thieves are likely well aware that most of these parking lots do not have surveillance cameras. ( darya ) concord officers say drivers should keep any valuables out of sight by putting packages in the trunk. ( mark ) hundreds of people flood the streets in
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san francisco to protest the ban on transgender people in the military. nearly a thousand people rallied at market and castro last night for what was called an emergency protest. the president announced the ban yesterday morning. kron four spoke with mayor ed lee's senior advisor on transgender issues who also served for the navy. she says americans should be offended by the change in policy. ( mark ) the white house has not said how and when the ban will be implemented. ( mark ) happening right now - attorney general jeff sessions is flying to el salvador to talk about gang violence. he's leaving the u-s with his future as the nation's top prosecutor still in doubt. sessions left early this morning after a week of public scorn from president trump about his job performance. president
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trump called sessions "beleaguered" and "very weak." he said he never would have hired him if he had known he would recuse himself from the russia investigation. in el salvador, the attorney general will meet local law enforcement officials and former ms-13 gang members and tour a prison. ( darya ) the father accused of abandoning his baby faces a judge for the first time and breaks down in tears as he hears the charges against him. tiffany mcelroy is following the latest from the breaking news desk. tiffany. (tiffany) 18 year old daniel mitchell pleaded 'not guilty' to child endangerment, child abandonment and possession of cocaine. police say he left his newborn baby in a strip mall parking lot in suisun city. these are pictures of him in court yesterday. the child was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition this morning. authorities are now trying to determine if there are previous signs
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or if there are injuries as a result of some body inflicting them like physical abuse and we will look at any direction as to who may have inflicted that if there are in fact some.>( tiffany ) the judge issued a restraining order preventing mitchell from getting near his baby. mitchell's bail is set at a half- million dollars. back to you in the studio. . ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... justin bieber hits a photographer overnight... and it is all caught on camera. we'll show it to you. and later... one south bay city is seeing a spike in illegal dumping. see what's being done to stop it. and after the break... a local community has been the target of vandals for months. see where it is happening.( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. . . no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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and do your thing. back to the kron 4 morning
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news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (james)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at
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the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices.
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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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( mark ) there have been more than two dozen cases of vandalism in brentwood in just the last two months.( darya ) some of the crimes have been captured on surveillance cameras. kron4's haaziq madyun has the details. a series of homes and vehicles being targeted by vandals...throwing eggs in most cases
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vandalized occurred this past weekend here in the garin ranch neighborhood where the suspects were captured on surveillance video brentwood police investigators are trying to determine a motive for these crimes and have limited descriptions of the suspects other than what you see here
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very bad can happen if you engage these suspects. you don't know what their mindset is and it is just not worth it, strongly suggest that you be a good witness and notify police by calling 9-1-1">in brentwood haaziq madyun kron4news ( mark ) the city of san jose is seeing an increase in illegal dumping. people who live in the area of douglas and willard avenue say they are fed up with the garbage. at least a dozen mattresses and pieces of furniture were dumped in the area in the last few days. this is surveillance video that shows how someone brazenly unloaded a cart load of junk on the street in broad daylight. city officials say they are on the streets every day writing citations, posting signs and installing cameras. but they say it's not enough: ( mark ) city officials
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say they want to remind people that there is a program where mattresses and other junk can be picked up by appointment. there is also a tip line to report illegal dumping. ( darya ) in the north bay... there are new caution signs at beaches along the russian river warning of toxic algaue. low levels of toxic, blue green algae have been found in certain parts of the river. that algea can make people and animals sick. sonoma county health workers say they are monitoring the russian river. in each of the last two summers, a dog has died from toxic algae exposure on the river. the algae has also been found at lake temescal in oakland... and horseshoe lake in fremont. health officials are reminding people and their pets to stay out of the affected areas. ( darya ) justin bieber gets into an accident with a member of the paparazzi. this happened in beverly hills.
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police say bieber hit the photographer with his truck while leaving a theater last night. bieber did get out of the car and try to help the man who was hit. the photographer was taken to the hospital with only minor injuries. the singer was not given a citation. bieber recently canceled his world-wide tour for what he called "unforseen circumstances." ( mark ) the stockton teenager who live-streamed the crash that killed her sister pled not guilty to half a dozen felony charges. 18-year old "obdulia sanchez" is being held on 560-thousand dollar bail on charges of drunken driving and vehicular manslaugther. sanchez's public defender said the teen believes she killed her sister -- but doesn't believe a crime was committed. if convicted, sanchez could spend more than 13 years in prison. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... police in the south bay trying to solve a two year old murder. see the new sketch of the
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killer. and next... it may soon take longer to get through airport security. the new guidelines about to go into effect.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) getting through airport
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security is about to take a little more work.( darya ) the t-s-a will soon require all electronics bigger than a cell phone be taken out of your carry-on... and put into a seperate bin. that means i-pads -- e-readers and tablets.( mark ) it used to be just laptops that had to be taken out of bags. the t-s-a says it needs an extra look at these devices because of an increased threat. the agency has already tested the system at 10 airports around the country.( darya ) if you have t-s-a pre-check clearance... you will not be subjected to the new rule...which will go into effect nationwide over the next few months. ( mark ) and take a look at this... it is a sports car that can also fly. this was unveiled at an experimental aircraft event in wisconsin. it has wheels for the road and retractable wings so it can fly. the company that makes it says
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this model is just a prototype. but they hope to have them on the market by this fall. and they say they have already sold about a dozen of them. it does come with a parachute and will cost about 140-thousand dollars. ( lydia ) police in berkeley looking for thieves who stole equipment from the cal campus. i will have details in a live report.( james ) your bay area forecast is next. .
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( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back
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off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) happening now... police
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are looking for the thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment from u-c berkeley.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in berkeley this morning with the details. lydia. ( lydia )police say the burglaries happened on july 17th at north gate hall at about 7:45 in the morning. investigators believe the suspects got into the building through an unlocked window. (vo) these are surveillance images of the two suspects. police are hoping someone will be able to identify the burglars. both men are believed to be in their 20's with a slim build. one of the men had the lower portion of his face covered and wearing a dark hoodie, gold watch, shiny black pants with a distinctive print and silver side zippers and red patent leather high top shoes similar to air jordan's. the other man has a goatee and was wearing a black hoodie with gray stripes on the sleeves, black pants and black boots with multicolored shoelaces. (on cam) anyone with information is asked to call the usc berkeley police department. reporting live in
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berkeley, lydia pantazes, kron4 news. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) an international drug smuggling plot is uncovered in the north bay. nearly 600 hundred pounds of methamphetamine were seized at a santa rosa warehouse by australian and u-s federal agents. here are pictures of the drugs confiscated which have a street value of over 200 million dollars. investigators say the scheme involved one suspect flying the drugs in a single engine plane across the pacific. the person who sold the plane involved says he tried to talk the man out of it because he was such a bad pilot. he says he can't imagine how all the drugs would have fit in the plane since the cargo area would have been filled with the extra fuel needed to make the trip from australia to the u-s. ( mark ) this is a picture of the
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72-year-old suspect named john gorman. three other men were arrested in australia for conspiracy to smuggle drugs and money laundering. ( darya ) an east bay couple comes home to find their home ransacked... and thousands of dollars worth of their belongings are missing.( mark ) then the next day the couple was targeted again. kron 4's philippe djegal has the story. (philippe)nats- "i complied all the credit card transactions." yama farouqi says whoever busted through the front door of his apartment at avalon union city early friday evening... stealing he and his wife's credit cards, passports, laptops and jewelry... has been running up the bill... having already spent several hundred dollars.yama farouqi/victim- "really, we had no idea that this could happen to us. i mean, you don't move into somewhere
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thinking that you will be robbed." farouqi, a civil engineer, says his heart sank when he realized he'd been ripped off.yama farouqi/victim- "it was just traumatizing." he says he knows the burglary must have happened between 4 p-m and 5-45 p-m that day, because a u-p-s carrier attempted to drop a package off at four. nothing was touched in the living room... the burglars focused on the bedroom, getting away with what farqoui calls his wife's priceless family heirlooms from afghanistan.yama farouqi/victim- "overall, i think they took about $30,000 worth of possessions." to make matters worse, the next day farouqi says he noticed the spare keys to his acura t-l were missing... and, sure enough, he checked the garage and the car was gone. so, for the second time in two days, he filed another police report. he was able to track down surviellance video of the burglar leaving in his car... but so far, no arrests have been made and the car hasn't been found.yama farouqi/victim- "you feel violated. someone came in. feels like someone was
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watching you. uh, that they planned this, and, uh, moving forward you have your eyes everywhere. you don't know who to trust." farouqi says he plans to keep in touch with his leasing office, and make a push to add more security officers and cameras on property. in union city, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( darya ) san jose police are trying to identify a person involved in a cold case murder from 20-15. they have now released a sketch of the suspect and a picture of the car they are looking for. the shooting happened on sunbeam circle on july 25th 20- 15. the victim was 19-year- old christopher keil. he was talking to other people in the driveway when a car approached them. police say the driver got out and shot keil. the gunman drove off in a white four-door sedan. ( darya ) another step back for republicans trying to repeal the affordable care act. last night the senate rejected a proposal from republican lawmakers to repeal obamacare. the bill would have only repealed the
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affordable care act without a replacement. seven republicans voted with democrats to oppose the bill. just two years ago, a republican-led house and senate passed an identical bill but it was vetoed by president obama. ( mark ) firefighters are making major progress on the massive wildfire near yosemite. more than 81 thousand acres have been burned. but containment is now up to 70 percent. 63 homes have been destroyed.. some evacuation orders have been lifted in southern mariposa county but many people are still not allowed to go home. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news...see why a cruise ship in alaska is now a major crime scene. and later...why the state department has a new travel warning for people traveling to mexico. and after the break... the life threatening condition you can get from too much exercise. and here's a live look outside...bay bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (2-shot)( darya ) a new warning for people before they head to the gym this morning. doctors say intense workouts like crossfit or spin classes can lead to a condition that can breakdown your muscles and effect your kidneys.( mark ) doctors say too much intense exercise can release a toxic protein into the bloodstream that can poison your kidneys. doctors are usually able to treat it, but some extreme cases require dialysis or surgery. ( darya ) the bottom line from doctors -- talk with them before starting a new workout program. ( mark ) and here are some of the stories we are working on for the kron four morning
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news at six... a teenager is attacked and robbed on a muni bus. hear from the boy's mother who says police are not doing enough to catch the attackers.( darya ) plus... another incident of a creepy clown wondering the streets... we'll show you the weapon the man duct taped to his arm.( mark ) and... michael jackson's estate is forced to pay out millions of dollars in a lawsuit. see who got the money and why. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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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. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (james) the warmup continues today as
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inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. ( darya ) happening now...
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police are searching for a gunman who robbed a bank in sonoma this week. this is an image of the thief and the car they were in moments before the robbery. the robbery happened at the
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rabobank at maple and first street west. the robber was wearing a mesh mask and was armed with a gun. ( darya ) a cruise ship in alaska is shut down while the f-b-i investigates a death on board the ship. according to a statement from princess cruises... a domestic dispute is what led to the woman's death. the cruise docked in alaska yesterday. none of the passengers were allowed to leave the ship. the cruise left out of seattle on sunday. ( mark ) new this morning... the state department is issuing a warning for tourists heading to mexico. they are alerting americans to the possibility of tainted alcohol at resorts. the state department says the tainted alcohol could cause illness and even cause people to black out. the warning was issued after a wisconsin woman died in mexico. the state department says if you are going to mexico... drink in moderation and get help as soon as you start to feel sick.
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( darya ) driving signs are designed to help keep drivers safe. but when people don't follow them they run the risk of seriously being hurt or hurting others.( mark ) kron 4's stanly roberts shows us on this edition of people behaving badly. (who are you?) who are you? (who are you to be filming people here), it's a public street (yea so.) so i can publicly film, (really) yea enjoy it thank you you too while i'm recording in public ..here is some information that will save you the headache of getting a ticket for running a red light see this black and white sign which reads stop here on red . it's pretty much self explanatory but just in case its still confusing ill try to dumb it downnats: ambiance i'm just outside the moutain view caltrain station on castro street and there are two sets of lights one set before the tracks and one set behind the tracks when the light turns red everyone must stop here at this limit line and wait for the light to turn green easier said than done. nats: ambiance because many drivers roll right past the
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first set of red lights and stop at the second set . the problem with that is when you do that you are running the red light nats: ambiancein other cases drivers stop at the limit line only to drive forward to the second set again that is considered running the red light whether in a car or on a bicycle nats: ambiance all day every day you will see drivers run the red risking 400 dollar ticket and point you your driving record the reason for this is simple, it's to prevent people from stopping on the caltrain tracks and potentially getting hit by a train nats: ambiance and even with a green light drivers need to keep clear of the tracks all to often i watch drivers get stuck on the tracks or have to back up when if they stayed behind the stop here on red sign they would put themselves in a sticky situation. if driver would pull there head out there phones and pay attention to the road many of the mistakes could be avoided nats: ambiance so basically keep back until its your turn you can save money by not getting a ticket or have a life by not getting hit by a train .. in mountain view stanley roberts kron 4 news
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( darya ) now to baseball.. the giants were in san francisco taking on the pirates.( mark ) and before the game there was a very special moment. "play ball!"( mark ) that was 6-year old poochie kennedy of napa. his life was saved when he received a liver transplant at 8-months-old. he started the game in honor of donate life day then gave lou seal a high five. as for the game it was a tight one. starting pitcher jeff samardzija pitched a gem... allowing just one run over 7 innings of work. the giants win by a final score of 2 to 1. the giants are off today before taking on the dodgers tomorrow night. ( darya ) and the a's taking on the blue jays... they were trying to get bob melvin his 1,000th career win as a manager. former
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giant's closer santiago casilla gave up a 2 run home to tie the game at 2 in the 9th inning. he then gave up another home run on the very next pitch. blue jays win 3 to 2. the two teams play again this morning. first pitch at 9:37. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... thieves targeting cars in the east bay. coming up at six... the hot spots for thieves that police want you to know about. and after the break... a zookeeper goes above and beyond the call of duty. the unusual step he took to help some baby pandas.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. slow traffic on wb 92 a 15 min drive time from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) one zookeeper in china
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went above and beyond his job duties by dressing up as a panda. it is all to help a group of panda cubs that will soon be released into the wild. human interaction can hinder a pandas chance of survival once it's released. that's why the zookeeper pretended to be a panda. the panda costume can also help cubs deal with stress. ( darya ) we've seen double
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rainbows. now, there's a full-circle rainbow. it was seen over st. petersburg, russia. this video was taken from a large construction crane above the city . this kind of view is usually only seen by pilots. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... the man who abanoned his baby in the north bay faces a judge. why athourities are now looking at the baby's medical records. an east bay community has been the target of vandals for months. see where it is happening and who police are looking for. and two more arrestes in the beating death of an 88-year-old woman. see who police have behind bars this morning.
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fly out. and then i see it slap to the ground. and it just looked like, i don't know, something i've never seen before.">(mark) tragedy at the ohio state fair... one person is killed and others are injured after a ride malfunctions... we'll show you the popular ride in santa cruz that is closed this morning. (darya) and a mother upset after her son is attacked and robbed on a muni bus. why she says police are not doing enough to catch the attacker. (james) and... it's going to be a hot one here in the bay area... i'll show you what you can expect for today up 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 the roads with robin winston. robin? no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. toll to 101
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(james)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. and clouds are once again coast and bay. afternoon, expect warm to hot inland with highs in the hottest will be found valleys where 100 is a real look for low along the bay shoreline and coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the sunrise in san 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices.
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kron 4's will tran is live at the boardwalk this morning with the details. will? . ( will ) here in the bay area... there is a similar ride called the fireball at the santa cruz boardwalk. officials in santa cruz told kron 4 that the ride was shut down last night after the accident in ohio the ohio state fair is back open this morning, a day after one person was killed and seven others were injured on a ride that malfunctioned. this happened yesterday evening on a ride called the "fire ball." an entire row of seats snapped off while the ride was in motion. one man was killed, and three of the injured people are in critical condition this morning. witnesses say they could hear people scream for help as passengers were thrown to the
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ground. ( will ) officials say the ride had passed its inspections yesterday. other rides at the fair will not be running today until they are all determined to be safe. ( darya ) the father accused of
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abandoning his baby in suisun city faces a judge for the first time and breaks down in tears as he hears the charges against him. tiffany mcelroy is following the latest from the breaking news desk. tiffany. (tiffany) 18 year old daniel mitchell pleaded 'not guilty' to child endangerment, child abandonment and possession of cocaine. police say he left his newborn baby in a strip mall parking lot in suisun city. these are pictures of him in court yesterday. the child was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition this morning. authorities are now trying to determine if there are previous signs of child abuse. ( tiffany ) the judge issued a restraining
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order preventing mitchell from getting near his baby. mitchell's bail is set at a half- million dollars. back to you in the studio. . ( mark ) a mother is upset after her teenage son was attacked and robbed on a muni bus. she says muni and police have not done enough to catch the attackers. this is video of the attack in may. you can see several people punching and kicking a 16- year-old boy in the white t- shirt. the boy's mother says she has been showing up at muni and s-f-p-d offices since the attack, seeking justice for her son. she says a police officer told her that they never received the bus's surveillance video of the incident.
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mother says her son's face, back and chest were bruised and that the attacker stole his gold chain, backpack and macbook. her son said he doesn't want to be on camera or work too closely with police because he's afraid of retaliation. we reached out to muni. a spokesman told us they would not be able to confirm whether or not they sent the video to police until later today. ( darya ) police announce the arrest of two more people connected to the beating death of an 88-year-old woman in san jose. the victim... flo douglas also known as "miss flo" died in september after being brutally beaten in her own home. police now say they have arrested 39-year-old sinica santos. she is the mother of one of the other suspects in the case. police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old william king. both king and santos are accused of being an accessory to the murder. six people have now been arrested in connection to the murder. ( darya ) happening today... sentencing will begin for the couple convicted of
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torturing and murdering a 3- year-old girl in napa. sarah krueger and her boyfriend ryan warner face 25-years to life in prison. kruegers daughter - kayleigh - was found dead in an apartment in napa in 2014. police arrested krueger and warner the next day at a bart station in el cerrito. ( mark ) a san francisco police officer charged with child pornography is due in court later today. officer joshua enea was arrested yesterday in san francisco. an investigation into enea was launched back in february. kron4 sources say multiple child porn images were found on his computer at his antioch home. enea is a ten year veteran of the force. he has been placed on leave without pay. ( mark ) police in milpitas arrest a man accused of exposing himself to three teenage girls. police say mohammad qais exposed himself at two different locations last week. he was booked into the santa clara county jail on three charges of indecent exposure. ( darya ) hundreds of people flood the streets in
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san francisco to protest the ban on transgender people in the military. nearly a thousand people rallied at market and castro last night for what was called an emergency protest. the president announced the ban yesterday morning. kron four spoke with mayor ed lee's senior advisor on transgender issues who also served for the navy. she says americans should be offended by the change in policy. ( darya ) the white house has not said how and when the ban will be implemented. ( mark ) happening right now - attorney general jeff sessions is flying to el salvador to talk about gang violence. he's leaving the u-s with his future as the nation's top prosecutor still in doubt. sessions left early this morning after a week of public scorn from
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president trump about his job performance. president trump called sessions "beleaguered" and "very weak." he said he never would have hired him if he had known he would recuse himself from the russia investigation. in el salvador, the attorney general will meet local law enforcement officials and former ms-13 gang members and tour a prison. ( mark ) president trump announced that electronics giant "foxconn" will build a 10-billion dollar factory in wisconsin. the company says the project will create three-thousand jobs with the potential to generate up to 13-thousand jobs by 20-20. the taiwanese manufacturer makes electronics for apple and other tech companies. ( darya ) a warning for drivers in the east bay... concord police say they have seen more than 30 car break-ins in the last three months. willows shopping center is one of two locations that police call hot spots for thieves. there are warning signs telling people to lock up and not to leave valuables inside. police say thieves are likely well
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aware that most of these parking lots do not have surveillance cameras. ( darya ) concord officers say drivers should keep any valuables out of sight by putting packages in the trunk. ( mark ) there have been more than two dozen cases of vandalism in brentwood in just the last two months some of the crimes have been caught on home surveillance cameras. police say the vandals are teenagers or young adults. most of the incidents involve them throwing eggs at homes and cars. police say one time the vandals set off an illegal explosive. one person says his home has been targeted six times over the past three weeks. police are still trying to figure out a motive for these crimes.
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll
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to 101.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. . (james) the warmup continues today as
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inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at
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6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. ( mark ) in maine... police arrested a man for walking around drunk while wearing a clown mask and carrying a machete. police say he duct taped the machete to his arm. the 31-year- old was arrested and charged with criminal threatening. he told police he was inspired by creepy clown pranks in other towns. he is now out of jail.
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( mark ) the michael jackson estate owes quincy jones over nine-million dollars in royalties and production fees for some of jackson's biggest hits. that includes songs such as "billie jean" and "thriller." jones claimed in the lawsuit that the jackson's estate and sony owed him for music used in the concert film "this is it" and two cirque du soleil shows that used jackson's songs. he also claimed that songs he produced on "thriller" and two other jackson albums were improperly edited to deprive him of the royalties and production fees. ( darya ) justin bieber gets into an accident with a member of the paparazzi. this happened in beverly hills. police say bieber hit the photographer with his truck while leaving a church service last night. bieber did get out of the car and try to help the man who was hit. the photographer was taken to the
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hospital with only minor injuries. the singer was not given a citation. bieber recently canceled his world-wide tour for what he called "unforseen circumstances." (darya) the stockton teenager who live-streamed the crash that killed her sister pled not guilty to half a dozen felony charges. 18-year old obdulia sanchez is being held on 560-thousand dollar bail on charges of drunken driving and vehicular manslaugther. sanchez's public defender said the teen believes she killed her sister -- but doesn't believe a crime was committed. if convicted, sanchez could spend more than 13 years in prison.
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(mark) california's secretary of state says he won't comply with a second request for voter data from the trump administration. president trump's commission investigating voter fraud sent a later to secretary of state alex padilla. it's asking for voters' names, party affiliations, addresses and voting history. in june the commission requested the data for voters in all 50 states if state law allows it to be public. padilla and officials in other states refused and said the commission is politically motivated. (mark) governor jerry brown signed an air-quality bill tied to an extension of the state's cap and trade law to address climate change. the new law requires stepped up efforts to monitor and improve air quality around major sources of air pollution such as oil refineries. (darya) the city of san jose is seeing an increase in illegal dumping. people who live in the area of douglas and willard avenue say they are fed up with the garbage. at least a dozen mattresses and pieces of furniture were dumped in the
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area in the last few days. this is surveillance video that shows how someone brazenly unloaded a cart load of junk on the street in broad daylight. city officials say they are on the streets every day writing citations, posting signs and installing cameras. but they say it's not enough: (darya) city officials say they want to remind people that there is a program where mattresses and other junk can be picked up by appointment. there is also a tip line to report illegal dumping. (mark) in the north bay... there are new caution signs at beaches along the russian river warning of toxic algaue. low levels of toxic, blue green algae have been found in certain parts of the river. that algea can make people and animals sick. sonoma county health workers say they
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are monitoring the russian river. each of the last two summers, a dog has died from toxic algae exposure on the river. the algae has also been found at lake temescal in oakland... and horseshoe lake in fremont. health officials are reminding people and their pets to stay out of the affected areas. (darya) coming up... police in the south bay are trying to solve a two-year-old cold case murder. we'll show you the new sketch of the killer. and after the break... see what doctors are saying about the link between e-cigarettes and quitting smoking. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge. copd makes it hard to breathe. so to breathe better, i go with anoro. ♪go your own way copd tries to say, "go this way." i say, "i'll go my own way" with anoro. ♪go your own way once-daily anoro contains
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (darya) people who use e- cigarettes are more likely to quit smoking than those who didn't. that is according to new research from u-c san diego.(mark) it found that around 65-percent of e- cigarette smokers attempt to quit smoking, compared to 40-percent of those who don't. it also found that people who vape are more likely to stop smoking for at least three months.(darya) other researchers warn they still do not know the long-term side effects of vaping and whether switching to e-cigarettes is good enough to reduce harm. (darya) an n-f-l star lost his diamond earring valued at more than 150-thousand dollars at a lake in georgia. atlanta falcons receiver julio jones lost it on tuesday after
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he fell off a jet ski.(mark) he hired a dive steam to search the lake and recover the lost jewelry. they came up short.(darya) jones says he is just happy that no one got hurt when he fell of the jet ski. we'll have much more on this in gary's world at 7:45. (darya) and take a look at this... it is a sports car that can also fly. this was unveiled at an experimental aircraft event in wisconsin.(mark) it has wheels for the road and retractable wings so it can fly. the company that makes it says this model is just a prototype. but they hope to have them on the market by this fall. and they say they have already sold about a dozen of them. (darya) it does come with a parachute and will cost about 140-thousand dollars. ( james ) your bay area forecast is
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next. ( lydia ) police in berkeley looking for thieves who stole equipment from the cal campus. i will have details in a live report.(mark) and hundreds of rescues are happening right now in kansas city, missouri as major flooding is happening. we'll have the live pictures coming in to the newsroom. . .
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lets start the half hour with a check of the roads with robin winston. robin.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no problems across the golden gate (james) the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100
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degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. you can always weather traffic alerts with the kron4 it for free for android devices. ( darya ) breaking news.... hundreds of people are being rescued right now in kansas city missouri after massive flooding has people starnded on top of buildings and in their cars. tiffany mcelroy is at the breaking news desk with the story. tiffany? ( tiffany @ flash )wide spread flooding across kansas city has led to dozens of water rescues and closed roads.take a look at this dramatic video as resuers use a rope to try and get a woman out of her car that is submerged in water. once she was rescued her car quickly floated away.kansas
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city fire department responded to several car rescues saying the flood waters rose quickly, trapping drivers and forcing many to abandon their cars.. the national weather service is reports that four to seven inches of rain fell across a widespread area.roads across the flood areas have been closed in all directions because of the high level waters . ( mark ) happening now... police
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are looking for the thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment from u-c berkeley.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in berkeley this morning with the details. lydia. ( lydia ) (darya) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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(mark) an international drug smuggling plot is uncovered in the north bay. nearly 600 hundred pounds of methamphetamine were seized at a santa rosa warehouse by australian and u-s federal agents. here are pictures of the drugs confiscated which have a street value of over 200 million dollars. investigators say the scheme involved one suspect flying the drugs in a single engine plane across the pacific. the person who sold the plane involved says he tried to talk the man out of it because he was such a bad pilot. he says he can't imagine how all the drugs would have fit in the plane since the cargo area would have been filled with the extra fuel needed to make the trip from the u.s. to australia
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don't think so">(mark) this is a picture of the 72-year-old suspect named john gorman. three other men were arrested in australia for conspiracy to smuggle drugs and money laundering. (darya) an east bay couple comes home to find their home ransacked... and thousands of dollars worth of their belongings are missing.(mark) then the next day the couple was targeted again. kron 4's philippe djegal has the story. (philippe)nats- "i complied all the credit card transactions." yama farouqi says whoever busted through the front door of his apartment at avalon union city early friday evening... stealing he and his wife's credit cards, passports, laptops and jewelry... has been running up the bill... having already spent several hundred dollars.yama farouqi/victim- "really, we had no idea that this could happen to us. i mean, you
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don't move into somewhere thinking that you will be robbed." farouqi, a civil engineer, says his heart sank when he realized he'd been ripped off.yama farouqi/victim- "it was just traumatizing." he says he knows the burglary must have happened between 4 p-m and 5-45 p-m that day, because a u-p-s carrier attempted to drop a package off at four. nothing was touched in the living room... the burglars focused on the bedroom, getting away with what farqoui calls his wife's priceless family heirlooms from afghanistan.yama farouqi/victim- "overall, i think they took about $30,000 worth of possessions." to make matters worse, the next day farouqi says he noticed the spare keys to his acura t-l were missing... and, sure enough, he checked the garage and the car was gone. so, for the second time in two days, he filed another police report. he was able to track down surviellance video of the burglar leaving in his car... but so far, no arrests have been made and the car hasn't been found.yama farouqi/victim- "you feel violated. someone came in. feels like
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someone was watching you. uh, that they planned this, and, uh, moving forward you have your eyes everywhere. you don't know who to trust." farouqi says he plans to keep in touch with his leasing office, and make a push to add more security officers and cameras on property. in union city, philippe djegal, kron four news. (darya) san jose police are trying to identify a person involved in a cold case murder from 20-15. they have now released a sketch of the suspect and a picture of the car they are looking for. the shooting happened on sunbeam circle on july 25th 20- 15. the victim was 19-year- old christopher keil. he was talking to other people in the driveway when a car approached them. police say the driver got out and shot keil. the gunman drove off in a white four-door sedan. (darya) coming up... inmates escape from a southern
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california jail and use a smuggled cell phone to record the escape. we'll show you the video up ahead. and... before you head to the gym.... we'll show you the life threatening condition you can get from too much exercise. i tried hard to quit smoking. but when we brought our daughter home, that was it. now i have nicoderm cq. the nicoderm cq patch with unique extended release technology helps prevent your urge to smoke all day. it's the best thing that ever happened to me. every great why needs a great how. spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (2-shot) a new warning for people before they head to the gym this morning. doctors say intense workouts like crossfit or spin classes can lead to a condition that can breakdown your muscles and effect your kidneys. doctors say too much intense exercise can release a toxic protein into the bloodstream that can poison your kidneys. doctors are usually able to treat it, but some extreme cases require dialysis or surgery. the bottom line from doctors -- talk with them before starting a new workout program.
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(james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. (darya) and after the break... hear why a cruise ship in alaska is now a major crime scene. .
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... 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 warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again
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blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with highs in the 90s. the hottest temperatures will be found in the east bay valleys where 100 is a real possibility. look for low to mid 80s along the bay shoreline and mid 60s at the coast. the heat will back off a bit tomorrow, but inland highs will remain in the mid 90s through the weekend. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:09 am. sunset is at 8:23 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. ( mark ) getting through airport
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security is about to take a little more work. the t-s-a will soon require all electronics bigger than a cell phone be taken out of your carry-on... and put into a seperate bin. that means i- pads -- e-readers and tablets. it used to be just laptops that had to be taken out of bags. the t-s-a says it needs an extra look at these devices because of an increased threat. the agency has already tested the system at 10 airports around the country. if you have t- s-a pre-check clearance... you will not be subjected to the new rule...which will go into effect nationwide over the next few months. (darya) a cruise ship in alaska is shut down while the f-b-i investigates a death on board the ship. according to a statement from princess cruises... a domestic dispute is what led to the woman's death. the cruise docked
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in alaska yesterday. none of the passengers were allowed to leave the ship. the cruise left out of seattle on sunday. (darya) happening now... police are searching for a gunman who robbed a bank in sonoma this week. this is an image of the thief and the car they were in moments before the robbery. the robbery happened at the rabobank at maple and first street west. the robber was wearing a mesh mask and was armed with a gun. ( mark ) newly released video shows three inmates making an escape from a jail in orange county last year.( darya ) the video was made by one of the inmates who broke out, but is now back behind bars. jasmine viel has the story. new cell phone video released wednesday shows how three
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inmates escaped from an orange county jail last year.the 10-minute video, a manifesto of sorts, was made by adam hossein nayeri, one of the inmates who broke out of the men's central jail in santa ana in january of 2016.a statewide manhunt ensued for hossein nayeri, jonathan tieu, and bac duong, who were all captured and back behind bars eight days later.nayeri evidently recorded the trio's escape with a contraband cell phone and gave the footage to his attorney, who released it wednesday."a lot of people like to credit us with some houdini escape act, all in eight minutes flat," nayeri says in the video.the footage shows them removing a grate in a sleeping area, squeezing into the plumbing system tunnels. when they reach the roof, they took selfies, before rappelling down side of the building with "industrial ropes" from bundles they stored there.the video also shows images from their road trip to santa cruz and san francisco, where they visited the haight-ashbury, and pictures of the smiling taxi driver they kidnapped. authorities say duong and nayeri argued about whether to kill him, but nayeri refutes that assertion in the video. "we are so grateful this man decided to help us. this man is truly a hero," nayeri says in the video.later in the video, nayeri and tieu are seen hiding in a white panel van, apparently eating bananas and drinking jim beam whiskey. nayeri later sounds apologetic in the video."we scared the hell out of people and caused a lot of anxiety and fear. at the end of the day, i can't say i feel good about that,"
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he says."the video released today contains footage that is part of an ongoing investigation and is consistent with information ocsd has already supplied verbally to the media," a statement from the orange county sheriff's department said. (mark) take a look at this rescue in arizona... a helicopter was used to reach
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eight hikers stranded by flash flooding. it happened over the weekend near tucson. most of the hikers were rescued sunday -- but a four-year-old boy and his father were stuck until monday. the pair became trapped on a cliff... after water suddenly rushed down from surrounding mountains. rescuers gave them food, water and blankets until they could get them out safely. all of the rescued hikers were okay. (mark) big gains for technology, retail and phone companies pushed stock prices higher in early trading on wall street. the standard & poor's 500 rose 3 points. the dow jones industrial average gained 67 points. the nasdaq increased 25 points (mark) coming up in kron four
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news at seven... a man is killed during an arrest in the east bay and now the family is filing a lawsuit. hear what police say lead up to the deadly shooting. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. .
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(darya) it was a big day for the u-s soccer team... they took on jamaica for the gold cup title.(mark) about 63-thousand people were at levi's stadium yesterday. with the game tied at one to one in the 88th minute... usa's jordan morris gets the loose ball off the cross and boots it in for the game- winner. morris also played at stanford university. team usa wins it's 6th gold cup final: 2-1 usa (darya) we'll ask gary if we
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should be talking more about soccer in gary's world. plus, we'll show you what steph curry is bringing back from china that he might show off at the next warriors game. and a football player tries to show off with flashy jewelery, and it goes horribly wrong. and we are following breaking news... major flooding in kansas city has people stranded on top of buildings and in their cars. we'll show you some of the rescue efforts underway. and a mother is upset after her son is attacked and robbed on a muni bus. hear why she says police are not doing enough to catch the attacker.
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major flooding in kansas city. i'll have the details. (james) and... it's going to be a hot one here in the bay area... i'll show you what you can expect for today up 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)the warmup continues today as inland highs flirt with 100 degrees this afternoon. we're starting the day on a cool note with 50s and 60s in low lying areas. it's slightly warmer higher in the hills. morning fog and clouds are once again blanketing the coast and bay. this afternoon, expect another day of warm to hot temperatures inland with

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