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new program to raise awareness about phone thefts. i will have the details ina live report. ( james ) and we have a warm week ahead. i will have a look at your forecast coming up. (tiffany) good morning i'm tiffany mcelroy. (mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist
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through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) breaking news we are following this morning... people in one san francisco neighborhood are being told to shelter-in-place as police negotiate with a man who is armed.( tiffany ) this stand-off has been going on for hours. kron 4's will tran has been at the scene all morning. will, what do we know? ( will )at approximately 11:45pm police received calls regarding shots fired in the area of 15th st and beaver. units responded to the scene and found evidence thats gun shots were fired. units made contact with a male who we suspect is armed but he refused to exit his residence. at this time police are negotiating with the suspect. we are requesting for residents to shelter in place and to avoid the area until the scene is secure.
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( tiffany ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. scene is secure.area until the and to avoid the area until the scene is secure.
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( tiffany ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( tiffany ) and we first told you about the shelter in place through our mobile app.
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we sent a push alert at 4:20 this morning. make sure you download the kron-four news app to always get the latest breaking news. it's free for iphone and android devices. ( mark ) bart is launching a new program to help riders protect their electronic devices.( tiffany ) this comes as bart continues to see an increase in cell phone thefts all across the bay area. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia )just last week, police arrested a juvenile for stealing a cell phone from a passenger.police say the suspect just grabbed it out of the victims hands.(graphic) since 2014, we've seen an increase in cell phone thefts on bart trains...in 2014, there were 137, in 2015, 180 and then a sharp increase in 2016 at 274.through june of this year, we've already seen 225 cell phone thefts.(graphic) as we mentioned earlier bart launched a campaign to protect passengers from cell phone theft.here are some tips:
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-protect your phone especially when waiting near train doors or at platforms.-put it away or secure it when approaching s stop.-be aware of your surroundings at all times.we asked passengers if they were surprised about the recent thefts... . ( lydia )the tips i told you about earlier are placed on a poster placed on bart trains as well...bart also makes regular announcements on trains as well.reporting live from walnut creek, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( tiffany ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) police are looking for a man who attacked and tried to rob a man at
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people's park in berkeley. it happened yesterday morning when the victim was approached by the attacker who tried to take the man's cell phone. the attacker then pulled out a knife and tried to stab the victim. the thief then punched the victim in the face twice and took off. the crook was never caught. the victim suffered deep cuts to his face. ( mark ) police are looking for three men who robbed a costco in novato. this is the third smash- and-grab robbery at a bay area costco in the past three months. it happened yesterday morning when three robbers who were wearing surgical masks went directly to the jewelry display cases. the robbers used a hammer to smash the glass cases and stole numerous pieces of jewelry. they got away in a car that was waiting for them. similar robberies also happened at a costco in danville and foster city. ( mark ) the first incident in danville happened in may. the second robbery happened in
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june in foster city and the robbers fired a gun into the air. police say the robbers drove off in a sedan with paper dealer plates which is also similar to the robbery in danville. ( tiffany ) a man at an alameda starbucks had his laptop ripped out of his hands by a group of teenagers. the teens have not been caught. it happened saturday night at the starbucks on atlantic avenue. the man says one of the teens knocked over his drink, grabbed his macbook pro and ran down an alley. the man is a professional animator and says his life's work is on that computer. he says the incident has left him shaken. ( tiffany ) a similar incident happened at that starbucks earlier this month. multiple young men ran into the store and stole laptops. starbucks says it's working with police to
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help catch the robbers. (mark) police are searching for the gunmen who fired several gun shots into two homes in berkeley. the shooting happened monday afternoon near san pablo park but we are just learning about it this morning. a large group of teens shot into two homes from their car while driving down burnett street. they narrowly missed one person inside. now, people living nearby are calling for action after several shootings near the park within the last two years. (mark) witnesses believe it was an isolated incident that came from an argument at a memorial at san pablo park. police are now asking homeowners to come forward with any surveillance footage of the shooters. ( tiffany ) happening now... fremont police are asking for help finding a man who has been missing for nearly 3 weeks. 32-year-old-paul gonzalez was
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last seen on july 11th in hayward. police releasing these pictures overnight. police say he is about 6 feet tall 200 pounds. he has short brown hair and green eyes. (tiffany) a train used to entertain children at community events in contra costa county was stolen from pleasant hill. the 60- thousand dollar train was going to be used outside the bayview opera house to give kids rides. this is a picture of the train. the company that owns the train regularly takes it to events around the bay area. ( mark ) police are warning people in marin county about a phone scam where one person had nearly two-thousand dollars taken from them. that person got a call from someone pretending to be a deputy. the caller said a warrant was out for his arrest because he didn't go to jury duty. the fake deputy told the victim that he could avoid arrest by buying a green dot gift card. he was asked to give his credit card information and pin number. people who get this kind of call are asked to hang up. (mark) russian president vladimir putin says he is
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slashing the number of workers allowed at the u-s diplomatic missions in russia. putin says the u.s. has to cut 755 staffers. the move is in retaliation to new sanctions on russia that president trump is expected to sign. that legislation sailed through congress with almost no opposition last week. the sanctions are in retaliation for russia's interference in the presidential election and their annexation of crimea. the bill blocks president trump from easing sanctions against moscow. putin's cuts limit the number of u-s diplomats operating in russia to 455. (tiffany) the new white house chief of staff has been sworn-in. retired general and homeland security secretary john kelly was sworn-in by president trump a short time ago. this is video of the meeting between kelly and the president earlier this morning. president trump says kelly will do a "spectacular job." this comes after former chief of staff reince priebus resigned on friday. priebus says he resigned on
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good terms and will continue to support the president. (tiffany) the white house says the president was looking to move the administration into a different direction. (mark) still ahead on the kron four morning news... as the bay area heats up, there is a new push to protect kids from being left in hot cars. we'll tell you what lawmakers are doing. and a new report highlights the lack of diversity in hollywood. we'll tell you about the findings and why researchers say not to expect change anytime soon. plus... a warning as several kids get sick after swimming in a popular lake. we'll tell you where it's happening. (mark) and we're tracking warm weather across the bay area today. here's a look at afternoon highs. the national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for early this week due to the hot temperatures. we'll have more on your forecast after the break.
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(mark) keeping our eyes on the weather as today is going to be another hot day for much of the bay area. in the weather center with james to talk about how long it's going to last. (james) (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will
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increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. 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) several kids
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no major hot spots. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (tiffany) several kids are hospitalized after they went swimming in a lake near the tahoe national forest. it happened at lake wildwood near grass valley last week. health officials say three of the children tested positive for e-coli. two other kids and a pregnant woman have also been hospitalized after
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swimming in the lake. the health department has closed down the beach after the water tested had high levels of bacteria. there are wastewater treatment plants near the lake, but no leaks were found. (tiffany) a proposed new law would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats to prevent kids from dying in hot cars. this comes after two baby boys died in a hot cars in arizona in the last three days. the law would require cars to be equipped with technology that can alert drivers if a child is left in the back seat once the car is turned off. it would also speed up the criminal process against caregivers who cause the deaths. more than two dozen child and road safety groups are backing the bill. (mark) we're getting our first look this morning at a dramatic escape attempt from a new mexico jail. damian herrera is accused of killing five people last month. he had already attempted to escape from jail once. this time he locked a guard in his cell. he then grabbed a flashlight from underneath
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the guard station and waited in ambush for another guard. a fight ensued -- but herrera was eventually overpowered. he is expected to be transfered to state prison in santa fe by the end of the week. (mark) we're learning new details about a robbery involving the oakland hip hop group called zion-eye. the group posted this video online. they say they were held up at gunpoint in west oakland earlier this month by thieves who stole 90- thousand dollars worth of equipment. they were shooting a music video at the time of the robbery. people in the video were wearing masks of former presidents when they were robbed. (tiffany) rides shut down at the ohio state fair after a ride broke apart killing a man are back open this morning. an 18-year-old man was killed and seven others were injured after the ride broke apart last wednesday. the manufacturer of the "fire ball" ride shutdown similar rides worldwide, including multiple rides in california. a co-owner of the company providing rides at the fair says he is certain a mechanical failure caused the
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ride to break apart. the family of the man killed has hired an attorney to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. (tiffany) women, hispanics, and disabled people are the most under-represented groups in hollywood. that's according to a new study from u-s-c. researchers looked at inequality on screen and off. they say women made up only 31-point-four percent of characters from the top 100 movies of 2016. 3-point-1 percent of characters were hispanic and only 2-point-7 percent were depicted as having disabilities. women of color were the least represented. the report says that until companies adopt solutions to be more inclusive while casting roles. change is unlikely. (tiffany) actress angelina jolie is fighting back against a report that her upcoming film was abusive and cruel to children. jolie co-wrote and directed "first they killed my father," based on a memoir about the cambodian
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genocide. according to a vanity fair story, casting directors put money in front of poor children, then took it away to provoke reactions. in a statement, jolie calls the claim "false and upsetting." she says the children were aware of what they were going to do. jolie added that parents, guardians and doctors were on the set daily to monitor the children. (mark) still ahead on the kron four morning news... your kids might get some extra sleep before school. we'll tell you about the new bill to push back school start times. and after the break... we'll tell you about the new effort to make sitting on long flights a little more comfortable. (mark) and we're tracking warm weather across the bay area today. here's a look at afternoon highs. the national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for early this week temperatures. we'll have forecast after the break.
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"america" by simon and garfun [ snoring ]ental) [ deep sleep snoring ] the all-new volkswagen atlas. seats seven, sleeps six. life's as big as you make it. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. minor crowding on sb 680 through walnut creek (mark) the f-a-a is being required to review the sizes of seats and legroom on commercial airlines. (tiffany)
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this comes as an advocacy group is pushing for new rules regulating seat sizes. the group's petition to the f-a-a was turned down two years ago, so they went to the courts. the f-a-a is now under a federal court order to review the seat sizes. (mark) advocates argue small airline seats can put passengers' health at risk for conditions like blood clots in legs. and they say growing obesity rates aren't being recognized by airlines. (tiffany) they have evidence showing the average width of seats has been cut an inch and a half over the last decade. the f-a-a has not commented. (james) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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(tiffany)(mark) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james) building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot
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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 ( mark ) continuing to follow breaking news in san francisco....right now police are negotiating with a man who is armed causing a neighborhood to shelter in
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place. ( tiffany ) this stand-off has been going on since midnight. kron 4's will tran is there now. will what's the latest? ( will )at approximately 11:45pm police received calls regarding shots fired in the area of 15th st and beaver. units responded to the scene and found evidence thats gun shots were fired. units made contact with a male who we suspect is armed but he refused to exit his residence. at this time police are negotiating with the suspect. we are requesting for residents to shelter in place and to avoid the area until the scene is secure. ( tiffany ) thanks will.
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we will check back we will thanks will.( tiffany ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.the morning.through out with you check back thanks will.( tiffany ) ( tiffany ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. (mark) and we first told you about the shelter in place through our mobile app.
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we sent a push alert at 4:20 this morning. make sure you download the kron-four news app to always get the latest breaking news. it's free for iphone and android (tiffany) families are getting ready for back to school... and a new bill up for vote next month... could make california schools start later in the morning. under the new bill-- middle schools and high schools will not be allowed to start before 8-30. supporters of the bill say it will allow kids to get a better night's sleep and improve their school performance. others say it will interfere with the family's schedule... some parents say they may not be able to drop their kid's off at school and make it to work on time. (tiffany) one person has died following a crash on highway 101 in san jose. kron four viewers sent us this video. it shows the smashed cars along the southbound lanes at metcalf road near the p-g&e transmission substation. the accident involving at least 3 cars happened yesterday morning. the name of the victim has not yet been released. (mark) the driver of a van
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that plowed into a group of people on a los angeles sidewalk has been arrested. 8 people were injured in the crash. police say the driver drove past a red light yesterday afternoon and hit another car in an intersection. the impact caused the van to swerve onto the sidewalk and hit a group of people. among the victims is a man who suffered severe head injuries and is in critical condition this morning. the seven other victims are expected to recover. (mark) a san bernardino county sheriff's deputy is one of the two people killed when a small plane crashed into a southern california mountain. the bodies of 28-year-old deputy rebecca joan raymond and an unidentified man were found yesterday morning. search crews located the downed plane in a remote part of big bear mountain. (tiffany) protesters gather across the country to protest president trump's efforts to repeal the affordable care act. this is what it looked like in sacramento yesterday. protesters say they are worried about people with medicaid losing their coverage. the white house is insisting that the senate re- start its efforts to repeal
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obamacare. last week senators failed to pass a bill that would have repealed key parts of the affordable care act. the president wants republican senators to put off voting on any other bill until there is another vote on health care. (mark) happening today... senator john mccain begins treatment for his brain tumor. his office released a statement saying he will begin radiation and chemotherapy in arizona. they said that senator mccain will maintain a work schedule, and that he plans to return to washington at the conclusion of the august recess. last week, mccain flew back to washington and voted "no" to help bring down republicans' bill to repeal the affordable care act. (mark) coming up on the kron four morning news... new jersey governor chris chrsitie has another bad day at a ball park. see what happens as he confronts a fan. and united airlines is facing another lawsuit this morning. hear from the mother who was forced to have her two-year-old son sit on her lap during a 4-hour flight. plus... a dramatic scene in germany as dozens of people had to be rescued from gondolas that
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were stuck in the air. we'll explain what happened. (mark) and we're tracking warm weather across the bay area today. here's a look at afternoon highs. the national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for due to the hot temperatures. more on your forecast after the break.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. south bay drive times are normal (tiffany) a skyway mishap in germany strands up to 100 people in cable cars. (mark) it happened yesterday when a gondola ran into a support pillar. these are pictures as crews had to rescue people from the gondolas that were suspended over the rhine river in cologne. 32 cars were filled with at least 100 passengers when one of the wheels came off a gondola after the collision. rescue crews were able to bring everyone to safety. nobody was injured. (mark) take a look at this... the world's longest suspension bridge is now open to pedestrians.
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it opened in switzerland yesterday. the bridge is more than 16-hundred feet long and is just two-feet wide. it is 28 stories above ground and took only 10 weeks to build. the new bridge replaces one that was damaged by rock falls. (james) tracking your morning forecast... another hot day around the bay area.
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(tiffany) welcome back to the kron four morning news... keeping our eyes on the weather as today is going to be another hot day for much of the bay area. (mark) james is here to talk about how long it's going to last. (james)building high pressure over the state will result in
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a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( mark ) firefighters making major progress over the weekend battling the detwiler fire burning near yosemite. that fire is now 90 percent contained. it has burned more than 81-thousand acres. more than 60 homes have been destroyed. and all evacuation orders have been lifted. firefighters are still trying to figure out what started the fire. (mark) a sacramento lyft driver says she was attacked for refusing to give a large group of people a ride. the driver says there were eight people waiting to be picked up when her car could only carry six. she says she told them that she could only take six but they started arguing with her. she says that five people then began attacking her. they even broke the hinges off of one of the car doors. the driver was able to get away and call police. she did not suffer any major injuries.
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(tiffany) united airlines is facing a lawsuit after a woman from hawaii had trouble with her son's seat. the incident happened earlier this month when shirley yamauchi was flying from hawaii to boston with her two-year-old son. she says she paid nearly a thousand dollars for her son's ticket... but a flight attendant told her that her the child's seat was given away to another passenger. because of that-- yamauchi says she was forced to hold her son sit on her lap for the final leg of her trip from houston. (tiffany) united has apologized for the incident.... saying there was a mistake scanning the boy's boarding pass that made it look like he was not checked into the flight.
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yamauchi's attorney says united gave her hundreds of dollars worth of vouchers... but she has not redeemed them yet. (mark) new jersey governor chris christie confronts a heckler at a baseball game. christie was at the game between the milwaukee brewers and chicago cubs because his son works for the brewers. as christie was walking up the stairs cubs fan brad joseph says he decided to confront the governor. another fan recorded the end of the confrontation. joseph explains what happened.
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(tiffany) let's talk bay area basketball. the warriors are having fun this off-season after winning their third title in two years.(mark) and some of it is coming at the expense of lebron james. lebron recently posted this video on social media of his somewhat bizzare workout. now steph curry was at harrison barnes' wedding over the weekend and started to mock lebron on the dance floor... doing his workout dance moves.(tiffany) lebron's kyrie irving is seen in the background laughing at the imitation. lebron has yet to respond. (tiffany) coming up on the kron four morning news... an east bay man is a lot richer after buying winning lottery scracthers. we'll tell you where he got them and what he plans on doing with the money. (mark) and we're tracking warm weather across the bay area today. here's a look at afternoon highs. the national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for early this week due to the hot temperatures. we'll have more on your forecast after the break.
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(tiffany) a man in the east bay is one-point-two million dollars richer after buying winning scratchers. the man from dublin won on the "set for life" scratchers ticket. he bought it at early anthony's dublin bowl. he goes there three times a week, and one of those days he buys 8-dollars worth of tickets.. every week. the man has the option of taking a
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lump sum payout of 696-thousand dollars or receiving 4-thousand dollars a month for 25 years. he says he plans to use the money to help a family member with medical expenses. (tiffany) we are learning about more benefits of sticking to a mediterranean diet. doctors now say it can lower your risk of dementia. doctors say older people can lower their risk of alzheimer's by a third.just by following the meditteranean or a similar diet. the mediterranean diet focuses on plant based cooking. the majority of meals have fruits, vegetables, whole grains and olive oil. meat is rarely used. the diet has also been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and a longer life. ( mark ) two new movies battled for the top spot at the box office this weekend.( tiffany ) david daniel has which movie came out on top. "spider-man: homecoming" spent its fourth straight weekend in the top five: 13-and-a-half million dollars gave it a domestic total of 278-million. "atomic
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blonde," starring charlize theron, opened slightly lower than expected: 18-point-six million dollars for fourth place. "girls trip" fell just one spot to third place, rolling up with 20-point-one million dollars. "we have business to attend to." "what kind of business?" "monkey business." (nat) the weekend's top new entry was "the emoji movie," which opened with 25-point-seven million dollars... not quite enough to take the title. "the enemy tanks have stopped." "why?" "why waste precious tanks when they can pick us off from the air, like fish in a barrel?" "dunkirk," christopher nolan's world war two epic, earned 28- point-one million dollars in its second weekend -- enough to hold off the competition and retain the weekend crown. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (mark) ahead at eight on the kron 4 morning news at 8... we continue to follow our breaking news... an hours long standoff in san francisco after a woman is shot. we're live on the scene with the latest.
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and a warning from bart... keep your cell phones secure during your commute. we'll tell you about the new effort to stop thieves. plus... we continue to track the hot weather hitting the bay area. james will have your forecast and the details on how long it's expected to last. (dog) mmm. this new
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tiffany mcelroy. (mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) breaking news we are following this morning... people in one san francisco neighborhood are being told to shelter-in-place as police negotiate with a man who is armed.
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( mark ) breaking news we are following this morning... people in one san francisco neighborhood are being told to shelter-in-place as police negotiate with a man who is armed.( tiffany ) this stand-off has been going on for hours. kron 4's will tran has been at the scene all morning. will, what do we know? ( will )at approximately 11:45pm police received calls regarding shots fired in the area of 15th st and beaver. units responded to the scene and found evidence thats gun shots were fired. units made contact with a male who we suspect is armed but he refused to exit his residence. at this time police are negotiating with the suspect. we are requesting for residents to shelter in place and to avoid the area until the scene is secure. ( tiffany ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( tiffany ) and we first told you
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about the shelter in place through our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 4:20 this morning. make sure you download the kron-four news app to always get the latest breaking news. it's free for iphone and android devices. ( mark ) bart is launching a new program to help riders protect their electronic
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devices.( tiffany ) this comes as bart continues to see an increase in cell phone thefts all across the bay area. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia )just last week, police arrested a juvenile for stealing a cell phone from a passenger.police say the suspect just grabbed it out of the victims hands.(graphic) since 2014, we've seen an increase in cell phone thefts on bart trains...in 2014, there were 137, in 2015, 180 and then a sharp increase in 2016 at 274.through june of this year, we've already seen 225 cell phone thefts.(graphic) as we mentioned earlier bart launched a campaign to protect passengers from cell phone theft.here are some tips: -protect your phone especially when waiting near train doors or at platforms.-put it away or secure it when approaching s stop.-be aware of your surroundings at all times.we asked passengers if they were
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surprised about the recent thefts... . these tips are on a poster placed on bart trains as well...bart also makes regular announcements on trains as well.reporting live from walnut creek, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( tiffany ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) police are looking for a man who attacked and tried to rob a man at people's park in berkeley. it happened yesterday morning when the victim was approached by the attacker who tried to take the man's cell phone. the attacker then pulled out a knife and tried to stab the victim. the thief then punched the victim in the face twice and took off. the crook was never caught. the victim suffered deep cuts
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to his face. ( tiffany ) a man at an alameda starbucks had his laptop ripped out of his hands by a group of teenagers. the teens have not been caught. it happened saturday night at the starbucks on atlantic avenue. the man says one of the teens knocked over his drink, grabbed his macbook pro and ran down an alley. the man is a professional animator and says his life's work is on that computer. he says the incident has left him shaken. a similar incident happened at that starbucks earlier this month. multiple young men ran into the store and stole laptops. starbucks says it's working with police to help catch the robbers. ( mark ) still ahead... a phone scam involving a fake deputy is hitting the bay area. what real police are warning you this morning. and later...president trump's new chief of staff reports for duty today... see the trouble facing him on his first day. and after the break. colin kaepernick might finally have a new n-f-l team... and the fanbase is ánotá happy. what they're threatening on
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you gotta let a baby sleep on your belly. (vo) beneful break-n-bites, with real beef as the #1 ingredient. (robin) no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) former 49er colin kaepernick may be inching closer to a job with the baltimore ravens. however, team owner steve bisciotti says the organization is considering the ánoná football factors in this decision. kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem last year to protest police brutality and other issues against african-americans. however, the 29-year-old says he will stand for the anthem next season. bisciotti says the ravens organization is very sensitive about the team's brand. baltimore kept ray lewis on the roster despite facing murder charges in 2000. on social media, some ravens fans have threatened to sell their season tickets if the team signed kaepernick. ( tiffany ) still ahead. an east bay community is on edge after gun shots are fired into homes... what police are now doing to capture the gunman. next. (james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. a full weather report right after the
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being in the know is a good thing. sign up online for free. discover social security alerts. (tiffany) welcome back to the kron four morning news... keeping our eyes on the weather as today is going to be another hot day for much of the bay area. (mark) james is here to talk about how long it's going to last. (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will
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increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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(mark) police are searching for the gunmen who fired several gun shots into two homes in berkeley. the shooting happened monday afternoon near san pablo park but we are just learning about it this morning. a large group of teens shot into two homes from their car while driving down burnett street. they narrowly missed one person inside. witnesses believe it was an isolated incident that came from an argument at a memorial at san pablo park. police are now asking homeowners to come forward with any surveillance footage of the shooters. (tiffany) police are warning people in marin county about a phone scam where one person had nearly two-thousand dollars taken from them. that person got a call from someone pretending to be a deputy. the caller said a warrant was out for his arrest because he didn't go to jury
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duty. the fake deputy told the victim that he could avoid arrest by buying a green dot gift card. he was asked to give his credit card information and pin number. people who get this kind of call are asked to hang up. ( mark ) president trump has a new chief of staff. retired marine general john kelly was sworn in this morning.( tiffany ) this is new video showing kelly meeting with the president after being sworn in. this comes as the white house remains focused on health care reform. sara murray has the details. president trump:"reince is a good man john kelly will do a fantastic job."president trump -- turning to retired four star general john kelly for help rebooting a stalled white house agenda and reigning in a chaotic west wing --that's after reince priebus became the latest in a string of high- profile trump officials to be pushed out in the first six months. mick mulvaney:"i think the president wants to go a different direction, wants a little bit more discipline, a
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little more structure in there." it remains áuncleará how kelly's appointment will impact the chain of command at the white house -- and if the former homeland security chief will exert any influence over the president's own behavior. the president remains at odds with many in his party -- over his árepeatedá public attacks on attorney general jeff sessions.jeff sessions:"well, it kind of is hurtful. but the president of the united states is a strong leader."the two men are expected to come face- to-face today at the president's cabinet meeting. trump also turning to health care this weekend, áblastingá the senate's áfailedá efforts to dismantle obamacare -- tweeting "unless the republican senators are total quitters, repeal and replace is not dead!"despite the fact that it would have had áno impactá on friday's defeat -- the president also urging gop leadership to change the senate's rules so legislation can pass with a simple majority -- saying that republicans "look like fools" who are "just wasting their time."president trump:"i said from the beginning let obamacare implode, and then do it."trump also threatening to
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end subsidy payments to insurance companies -- and even eliminate some health benefits for members of congress if the bill is ánotá passed. senator susan collins -- one of three republican senators who voted against repeal -- says trump's threats wouldn't change her vote. sen. susan collins:"we need to go back to committee, to the health committee and the finance committee, identify the problems, carefully evaluate possible solutions through hearings, and then produce a series of bills to correct these problems." ( mark ) that was sarah murray reporting for us this morning. ( tiffany ) still ahead. a sailboat sinks in the bay area and it is all caught on camera. we will show you the video you will only see on kron four... after the break. (mark) and we're tracking warm weather across the bay area today. here's a look at afternoon highs. the national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for early this week due to the hot temperatures. we'll have more on your forecast after the break.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. (tiffany) now to a story you will only see here on kron four. a 33-foot sail boat sinks in the middle of the san francisco bay.( mark ) a viewer sent us this video and said he almost crashed into it. the coast guard says the boat sank saturday and is about a mile northeast of treasure island. no one was hurt. the owner of the boat is working with the coast guard to remove the boat sometime this week. ( mark ) a couple put their boat to good use by using it to put out a grass fire in canada.( tiffany ) they did it all without leaving their boat and it was all caught on camera. the couple was relaxing on the river over the weekend. and that's when they steered their boat close to shore and started spinning it over. water then splashed up helping contain the fire until firefighters arrived. no
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injuries were reported. (james) tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. ( will ) police on the scene of an hours long standoff in san francisco. i will have the details in a live report.
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(tiffany)(mark) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday.
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temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. 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. ( mark ) continuing to follow breaking news in san francisco....right now police are negotiating with a man who is armed causing a neighborhood to shelter in place. ( tiffany ) this stand-off has been going on since midnight. kron 4's will tran is there now. will what's the latest? ( will )at approximately 11:45pm police received calls regarding shots fired in the area of 15th st and beaver.
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units responded to the scene and found evidence thats gun shots were fired. units made contact with a male who we suspect is armed but he refused to exit his residence. at this time police are negotiating with the suspect. we are requesting for residents to shelter in place and to avoid the area until the scene is secure.
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( tiffany ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( tiffany ) and we first told you about the shelter in place through our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 4:20 this morning. make sure you download the kron-four news app to always
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get the latest breaking news. it's free for iphone and android devices. (tiffany) families are getting ready for back to school... and a new bill up for vote next month... could make california schools start later in the morning. under the new bill-- middle schools and high schools will not be allowed to start before 8-30. supporters of the bill say it will allow kids to get a better night's sleep and improve their school performance. others say it will interfere with the family's schedule... some parents say they may not be able to drop their kid's off at school and make it to work on time. (tiffany) one person has died following a crash on highway 101 in san jose. kron four viewers sent us this video. it shows the smashed cars along the southbound lanes at metcalf road near the p-g&e transmission substation. the accident involving at least 3 cars happened yesterday morning. the
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name of the victim has not yet been released. ( tiffany ) happening now... fremont police are asking for help finding a man who has been missing for nearly 3 weeks. 32-year-old-paul gonzalez was last seen on july 11th in hayward. police releasing these pictures overnight. police say he is about 6 feet tall 200 pounds. he has short brown hair and green eyes. (mark) the driver of a van that plowed into a group of people on a los angeles sidewalk has been arrested. 8 people were injured in the crash. police say the driver drove past a red light yesterday afternoon and hit another car in an intersection. the impact caused the van to swerve onto the sidewalk and hit a group of people. among the victims is a man who suffered severe head injuries and is in critical condition this morning. the seven other victims are expected to recover. (mark) a san bernardino county sheriff's deputy is one of the two people killed when a small plane crashed into a southern california mountain. the bodies of 28-year-old deputy rebecca joan raymond and an unidentified man were
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found yesterday morning. search crews located the downed plane in a remote part of big bear mountain. (tiffany) protesters gather across the country to protest president trump's efforts to repeal the affordable care act. this is what it looked like in sacramento yesterday. protesters say they are worried about people with medicaid losing their coverage. the white house is insisting that the senate re- start its efforts to repeal obamacare. last week senators failed to pass a bill that would have repealed key parts of the affordable care act. the president wants republican senators to put off voting on any other bill until there is another vote on health care. (mark) happening today... senator john mccain begins treatment for his brain tumor. his office released a statement saying he will begin radiation and chemotherapy in arizona. they said that senator mccain will maintain a work schedule, and that he plans to return to washington at the conclusion of the august recess. last week, mccain flew back to washington and voted "no" to help bring down republicans' bill to
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repeal the affordable care act. (tiffany) a train used to entertain children at community events in contra costa county was stolen from pleasant hill. the 60- thousand dollar train was going to be used outside the bayview opera house to give kids rides. this is a picture of the train. the company that owns the train regularly takes it to events around the bay area. ( mark ) still ahead. a warning as several kids get sick after swimming in a popular lake. we'll tell you where it's happening. and united airlines is facing another lawsuit this morning. hear from the mother who was forced to have her two-year-old son sit on her lap during a 4-hour flight. and after the break. new jersey governor chris chrsitie has another bad day at a ball park. see what happens as he confronts a fan. and here's a live look outside... richmond san rafael bridge.
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canada's rocky mountains await. call your travel agent or rocky mountaineer for special offers now. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (tiffany) new jersey governor chris
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christie confronts a heckler at a baseball game.(mark) christie was at the game between the milwaukee brewers and chicago cubs because his son works for the brewers. as christie was walking up the stairs cubs fan brad joseph says he decided to confront the governor. another fan recorded the end of the confrontation. joseph explains what happened.
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(james) watching the weather this morning. your forecast is right after the break.
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(tiffany)( james ) welcome back to the kron four morning
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news... keeping our eyes on the weather as today is going to be another hot day for much of the bay area. (james) building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. (tiffany) several kids are hospitalized after they went swimming in a lake near the tahoe national forest. it happened at lake wildwood near grass valley last week. health officials say three of the children tested positive for e-coli. two other kids and a pregnant woman have also been hospitalized after
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swimming in the lake. the health department has closed down the beach after the water tested had high levels of bacteria. there are wastewater treatment plants near the lake, but no leaks were found. (tiffany) a proposed new law would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats to prevent kids from dying in hot cars. this comes after two baby boys died in a hot cars in arizona in the last three days. the law would require cars to be equipped with technology that can alert drivers if a child is left in the back seat once the car is turned off. it would also speed up the criminal process against caregivers who cause the deaths. more than two dozen child and road safety groups are backing the bill. ( mark ) firefighters making major progress over the weekend battling the detwiler fire burning near yosemite. that fire is now 90 percent contained. it has burned more than 81-thousand acres. more than 60 homes have been destroyed. and all evacuation orders have been lifted. firefighters are still trying to figure out what started the fire.
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(mark) a sacramento lyft driver says she was attacked for refusing to give a large group of people a ride. the driver says there were eight people waiting to be picked up when her car could only carry six. she says she told them that she could only take six but they started arguing with her. she says that five people then began attacking her. they even broke the hinges off of one of the car doors. the driver was able to get away and call police. she did not suffer any major injuries. (tiffany) united airlines is facing a lawsuit after a woman from hawaii had trouble with her son's seat. the incident happened earlier this month when shirley yamauchi was flying from hawaii to boston with her two-year-old son. she says she paid nearly a thousand dollars for her son's ticket... but a flight attendant told her that her the child's seat was given away to another passenger. because of that-- yamauchi says she was forced to hold her son sit on her lap for the final leg of her trip from houston.
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flight was almost 4 hours long. neither of us were securely belted in. it was impossible.">(tiffany) united has apologized for the incident.... saying there was a mistake scanning the boy's boarding pass that made it look like he was not checked into the flight. yamauchi's attorney says united gave her hundreds of dollars worth of vouchers... but she has not redeemed them yet. ( mark ) after a rise of hacking and ransom- ware attacks... keeping your digital life secure is more important than ever. ( tiffany ) kron four's tech reporter gabe slate shows us some new security features. sound from: gabe slate tech reporter: "i'm at hp headquarters in palo alto where they showed me innovative security features that they are building into their computers to help keep people safe"sound from: brandon mcgovern / hp, customer experience "while they're going to coffee shop or on airplane you're always at risk of somebody looking over your shoulder and seeing what's on your screen if there's personal or
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confidential information on there they can see anything is on there"brandon mcgovern with hp, showed me a new feature they have built into their computers to thwart what they call visual hacking on the keyboard of the notebook is a privacy screen button.. here's what it does.in privacy mode if you are right in front of the computer screen you will see it as normal if you move out of that sweet spot. so someone standing to your side or over your shoulder.they won't be able to see your screen clearly. it adds like a white wash a blur affect another new security feature they are adding into laptops and desktops is face unlocking the built in camera scans your face and if it's you it unlocks the computer. also saves you some time from typing a password in.. and here's a security feature if you forget to lock your computer when walking away at work or in a public place you can tie the lock unlock to your phone. so brandon here
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walks away from the computer with his phone. the computer knows that brandon's phone has walked away so it then automatically locks once the phone gets back next to the computer.. it will log in and while the user is away with their phone they will be alerted if someone tries to log into their device or tamper with it. one last thing. we've all heard about how cyber security experts advise you to put tape over the webcam in your computer so that hackers can't spy on you well hardware makers are now considering that when designing.. here's an example of desktop with a webcam that can be shelved for privacy brandon says this is just the beginning the hardware makers are going to continue to beef up their gadgets to keep up with the threats from cyber criminals. with your tech report gabe slate kron 4 news. ( tiffany ) coming up on the kron four morning news. a four-year-old girl was
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concerned about moving into a new home. we'll show you how a police officer helped ease her fears. (mark) and we're tracking warm weather across the bay area today. here's a look at afternoon highs. the national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for early this week due to the hot temperatures. we'll have more on your forecast after the break. i no longer live with
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include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni. (vo)just one touch.ith introducing fancy feast creamy delights, with just the right touch of real milk. easily digestible, it makes her favorite entrées even more delightful. new fancy feast creamy delights. love is in the details. ( mark ) a four-year-old girl had some concerns moving into her new home in colorado. but one police officer
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helped ease her fears.( tiffany ) four-year-old sidney was concerned there would be monsters that would keep her and her family up at night. she decided to call a professional to help her out...a police officer. one came and helped her search for monsters. after the two didn't find any monsters...sidney says she now feels better about living in her new house. (mark) "the emoji movie" and "atomic blonde" debuted at the box office this weekend. (tiffany) but none of them won the top spot. "dunkirk" conquered the box office for the second weekend in a row. ticket sales dropped 44-percent from it's opening weekend... but still made 28-million dollars. "the emoji movie" came in a close second despite negative reviews. that film made 25-point-7 million. "girls trip" came in third in it's second weekend in theaters. and "atomic blonde" debuted in fourth place making 18- point-six million dollars. ( mark ) coming up. we are following breaking news out of san francisco. a police standoff is entering another hour. people being
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told to stay inside. will tran is live at the scene with the details. and. a smash and grab robbery at a bay area costco happens again. what police are saying about the rise in crime.( james ) and we are tracking a warmup. . smiling sparkles. how do they clean the toilet, grin at it? (laughs) stop laughing. the stomach flu is not funny. get a cleaner with bleach in it. good, you can smile now. clorox means clean. (mark) and i'm mark danon.
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lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few
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days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) breaking news we
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are following this morning... people in one san francisco neighborhood are being told to shelter-in-place as police negotiate with a man who is armed. this stand-off has been going on for hours. kron 4's will tran has been at the scene all morning. will, what do we know? ( will )at approximately 11:45pm police received calls regarding shots fired in the area of 15th st and beaver. units responded to the scene and found evidence thats gun shots were fired. units made contact with a male who we suspect is armed but he refused to exit his residence. at this time police are negotiating with the suspect. we are requesting for residents to shelter in place and to avoid the area until the scene is secure. (mark) thanks will. we will check back with
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you through out the morning. ( tiffany ) and we first told you about the shelter in place through our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 4:20 this morning. make sure you download the kron-four news app to always get the latest breaking news. it's free for iphone and android devices. ( mark ) bart is launching a new program to help riders protect their electronic devices. this comes as bart continues to see an increase in cell phone thefts all across the bay area. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia )just last week, police arrested a juvenile for stealing a cell phone from a
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passenger.police say the suspect just grabbed it out of the victims hands.(graphic) since 2014, we've seen an increase in cell phone thefts on bart trains...in 2014, there were 137, in 2015, 180 and then a sharp increase in 2016 at 274.through june of this year, we've already seen 225 cell phone thefts.(graphic) as we mentioned earlier bart launched a campaign to protect passengers from cell phone theft.here are some tips: -protect your phone especially when waiting near train doors or at platforms.-put it away or secure it when approaching s stop.-be aware of your surroundings at all times.we asked passengers if they were surprised about the recent thefts... .
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news, but i don't have one so i don't really have to worry about it." reporter: "how do you feel about yourself becoming a victim?"bart rider: "i just keep it in my fanny pack. i don't even really use it.">these tips are on a poster placed on bart trains as well...bart also makes regular announcements on trains as well.reporting live from walnut creek, lydia pantazes kron4 news. (mark) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) happening now. bart police are investigating several car break ins at bart stations. in oakland, cars parked at three bart stations were broken into. police say two cars were hit at the rockridge station. a laptop was stolen from one of those cars. police also say that tools and a car stereo were taken from a car at the fruitvale station. and at the west oakland station, a backpack was taken out of a car. ( mark ) police are looking for a man who attacked and tried to rob a man at people's park in berkeley. it happened yesterday morning when the victim was approached by the attacker who tried to take the man's cell phone. the attacker then pulled out a
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knife and tried to stab the victim. the thief then punched the victim in the face twice and took off. the crook was never caught. the victim suffered deep cuts to his face. (mark) police are searching for the gunmen who fired several gun shots into two homes in berkeley. the shooting happened monday afternoon near san pablo park but we are just learning about it this morning. a large group of teens shot into two homes from their car while driving down burnett street. they narrowly missed one person inside. witnesses believe it was an isolated incident that came from an argument at a memorial at san pablo park. police are now asking homeowners to come forward with any surveillance footage of the shooters. ( mark ) an east bay man's life work was stolen -- along with his laptop -- from an alameda starbucks. kron four's hermela arwegawi spoke with the victim. gene hamm says he's never been more scared in his life than he was last night. gene hamm/robbery victim: i thought this was it. if he had a weapon i wouldn't be talking to you. just before 9 oclock, a group of teenagers stormed into this starbucks. one of them got very close to hamm
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and took off down this alley with his macbook pro. gene hamm/robbery victim: made a beeline for me. and another one went past me. so this guy comes right in my face. he's about that close, and just grabs the computer just off knock the drinks off and he's out the door. these guys seem pretty professional they knew what they were doing. they knew where to go., get in, get out. and probably down through the tunnel or on the freeway or some palce. . hamm, who is a professional animator says his life's work was on that computer. now, he says, he has to start over. and that the incident has left him shaken gene hamm/robbery victim: i'm kind of looking at everybody twice. i'm kind of swiveling my head while i wasn't before. hamm is not the only one robbed at this starbucks. a similar incident took place on july 18th. multiple young men ran into the store and stole the laptops of two other victims. we spoke to people who come to the cafe to work.. they say it's generally safe. sherif ismail/cafe patron: i
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live nearby. this starbucks is good for studying. i come here and try to be productive. i always try to be cautious. of course i'll be using my laptop but i'll try to be more careful after hearing this. (hermela aregawi) starbucks says it's working with police to help catch the suspects. there should be surveillance footage of these incidents.. that's something police are looking into as well. reporting in alameda, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news. ( mark ) a 33-foot sail boat sinks in the middle of the san francisco bay. a viewer sent us this video and said he almost crashed into it. the coast guard says the boat sank saturday and is about a mile northeast of treasure island. no one was hurt. the owner of the boat is working with the coast guard to remove the boat sometime this week. (mark) coming up on the kron four morning news... at least nine people are hurt after a van crashes into diners in a sidewalk in los angeles. we'll hear from people who witnessed the crash. plus after the break... a scammer is targeting people who live in the north bay. hear the warning from police.
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spot in san jose nb 101 at capitol expwy, accident and car fire blocking several lanes. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( mark ) we're learning new details about a robbery involving the oakland hip hop group called zion-eye. the group posted this video online. they say they were held up at gunpoint in west oakland earlier this month by thieves who stole 90-
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thousand dollars worth of equipment. they were shooting a music video at the time of the robbery. people in the video were wearing masks of former presidents when they were robbed. ( mark ) police are warning people in marin county about a phone scam where one person had nearly two-thousand dollars taken from them. that person got a call from someone pretending to be a deputy. the caller said a warrant was out for his arrest because he didn't go to jury duty. the fake deputy told the victim that he could avoid arrest by buying a green dot gift card. he was asked to give his credit card information and pin number. people who get this kind of call are asked to hang up. (mark) checking the markets this morning... winners and losers is next with our financial expert rob black.
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a major hot spot in san jose 101 at cap exp, blocking three lanes, slow through the sece. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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(james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few
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days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild. (mark) time to talk winners and losers with our financial expert rob black (mark) time to talk
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winners and losers with our financial expert rob black winner: apple just seemingly leaked the radical new design of the iphone 8 . renders envisioning how the iphone 8 (centre) may look compared to the 7s and 7s plus, based on leaks and rumours.developers have been trawling through the firmware code for the homepod, apple's upcoming smart speaker, after apple released it on friday. and they say it offers tantalising clues as to what will be in
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the next iphone - including face-unlocking technology and the shape of the screen. winner: in pivotal moment, tesla unveils its first mass-market sedan .. . 5 surprises about tesla's model 3 mass-market electric car . . . tesla handed over the first 30 versions of its model 3 electric car to employee buyers friday, officially launching the company's first car geared toward the mass market.
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at a starting price of $35,000 before tax incentives, the compact car is suddenly within reach for many american families, although the price escalates quickly after adding options. the initial version will cost $44,000 before the standard model is available later this year. color costs extra, the longer-range version costs less per mile, buyers might not get it until 2019, foreign markets have to wait, and a performance version is coming in summer 2018. winner: u.s. companies post profit growth not seen in
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six years . . . strong earnings come as tax and infrastructure initiatives that were expected to spur economy have been sidetracked amid washington infighting. earnings at s&p 500 companies are expected to rise 11% in the second quarter, according to data from thomson reuters, following a 15% increase in the first quarter. close to 60% of the firms in the index have reported second-quarter results so far. as a new investor which robo-advisor should i use? david
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a hot spot in an jose nb 101 at capitol expy two lanes blocked slow from hellyer and growing. take nb 85 or nb 87 instead (mark) a van crashes into a group of people on a sidewalk in los angeles. eight people were injured, including one man, who is in critical condition. cristy fajardo spoke with people who witnessed the crash. a van plowed into a group of people dining on a mid-city los angeles sidewalk sunday afternoon, striking and injuring at least nine people, one of them critically. all are expected to recover, authorities said.the driver has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run.police
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sgt. c. barlow said the driver, whose name has not been released, blew a red light at around 3:45 p.m. and struck another car at an intersection. she said the impact caused the van to careen into the sidewalk and strike a group of people eating outside the fish spot restaurant at west pico and redondo boulevard in the city's mid-wilshire neighborhood.a witness said the driver came out of the van and appeared disoriented. he jumped back into the van, prompting witnesses to hold him until officers arrived at the scene.authorities said the victims included a 44-year-old man who suffered critical injuries, three who were seriously hurt and four others who were taken to the hospital in fair condition.one of the injured included an off-duty los angeles firefighter whose injuries did not require hospitalization."there are no life-threatening injuries," barlow said. "they are expected to recover."the area was reopened to traffic at about 10:40 p.m., police said. (mark) that was cristy fajardo
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reporting. all of the victims are expected to be okay. (james) tracking the weather this morning. your forecast is right after the break. ( will ) police on the scene of an hours long standoff in san francisco. i will have the details in a live report. who are these people?
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the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. (mark) welcome back to the
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kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through
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midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of a hot spot in san jose nb 101 at cap exp accident blocking the two left lane, slow from hellyer. take nb 85 instead.
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( mark ) continuing to follow breaking news in san francisco....right now police are negotiating with a man who is armed causing a neighborhood to shelter in place. this stand-off has been going on since midnight. kron 4's will tran is there now. will what's the latest? ( will )at approximately 11:45pm police received calls regarding shots fired in the area of 15th st and beaver.
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units responded to the scene and found evidence thats gun shots were fired. units made contact with a male who we suspect is armed but he refused to exit his residence. at this time police are negotiating with the suspect. we are requesting for residents to shelter in place and to avoid the area until the scene is secure. ( mark ) thanks will.
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(mark) and we first told you about the shelter in place through our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 4:20 this morning. make sure you download the kron-four news app to always get the latest breaking news. it's free for iphone and devices. (mark) a proposed new senate billl would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats to prevent kids from dying in hot cars. this comes after two baby boys died in a hot cars in arizona over the weekend. the law would require cars to be
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equipped with technology that can alert drivers if a child is left in the back seat once the car is turned off. it would also speed up the criminal process against caregivers who cause the deaths. more than two dozen child and road safety groups are backing the u-s senate bill. actor and playwright sam shepard has died. shepard died thursday, but his family spokesperson just released the news. he died from health issues related to lou gehrig's disease. shepard appeared in dozens of films including the 1983 drama "the right stuff." he recently appeared in the netflix series "bloodline." shepard was 73 years old (mark) police are looking for robbers after they stole thouands of dollars worth of jewelry at a costco. it happened in novato... and this is not the first time crooks have targeted a bay area costco. this is the third case like it in the bay area in the past three months. first on the peninsula, in foster city. then in the east bay, in danville. now in the north bay. kron four's spencer blake has the story. jewelry counters at costco have been a hot target for
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thieves lately.sunday morning three men walked into the store in novato wearing surgical masks, and headed straight for the cases. "normally all the cases have like jewelry in there; i like looking at the watches. and i did notice that where the rings are, like the diamond rings and stuff, it was kind of empty, so."empty because the suspects pulled out hammers, smashed the glass, and stole several items of jewelry.they ran out to a waiting getaway car, and escaped.the case, though empty, does have new glass."i thought they were moving the stuff around. like i thought they were doing inventory or something like that."if this story sounds familiar, you may be remembering the smash and grab from the costco in foster city last month "i heard about the one at costco in danville; i read about that, and i think periodically i've read about others."kron four also told you about those átwo danville incident in may, where again, thieves went straight to the glass jewelry case with hammers.the second time, one of the suspects fired a gun into the air.a private security guard was watching the entrance later that day. "unlike the may robbery in danville, police say there was
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no gun used in this one, and nobody got hurt."but nobody got caught, either. "it surprises me that it happened in danville and here as well." police say the three suspects are black men in their 20's, and the getaway car was a dark, four-door sedan with paper dealer plates - another similarity to the second danville case.sunday evening neither police nor costco had announced exactly how much the men made off with.in novato, spencer blake, kron four news. (mark) a train used to entertain children at community events in contra costa county was stolen from pleasant hill. the 60- thousand dollar train was going to be used outside the bayview opera house to give kids rides. this is a picture of the train. the company that owns the train regularly takes it to events around the bay area. (mark) one person has died following a crash on highway 101 in san jose. kron four viewers sent us this video. it shows the smashed cars along the southbound lanes at
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metcalf road near the p-g&e transmission substation. the accident involving at least 3 cars happened yesterday morning. the name of the victim has not yet been released. (mark) rides shut down at the ohio state fair after a ride broke apart killing a man are back open this morning. an 18-year-old man was killed and seven otehrs were injured after the ride broke apart last wednesday. the manufacturer of the "fire ball" ride shutdown similar rides worldwide, including multiple rides in california. a co-owner of the company providing rides at the fair says he is certain a mechanical failure caused the ride to break apart. the family of the man killed has hired an attorney to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. (mark) families are getting ready for back to school... and a new bill up for vote next month... could make california schools start later in the morning. under the new bill-- middle schools and high schools will not be allowed to start before 8-30. supporters of the bill say it will allow kids to get a better night's sleep and improve their school
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performance. others say it will interfere with the family's schedule... some parents say they may not be able to drop their kid's off at school and make it to work on time.
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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
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drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (mark) high above switzerland, the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge just opened... and you might not be a fan if you're afraid of heights. jeremy roth has today's take a look at this. that is one long bridge!in fact, you are looking at the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridgeand it is now open to the public.it's located in switzerland, and is more than 16-hundred feet long. it's also quite narrow -- just over two feet wide.the bridge took just 10 weeks to build.it replaces one that was shut down in 20-10 due to unstable terrain and rock falls.the bridge also completes a section of the "europaweg" trail ...which offers views of some of switzerland's highest peaks.speaking of spectacular
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views ...it was up, up, and away as nearly 100 balloons soared over new jersey in the annual quickchek balloon festivalit's billed as north america's largest summertime hot air balloon and music event this year marked the festival's 35th anniversary more than 150,000 people were expected to attendwatch a couple use their boat to help fight a grass fire in canada...without even leaving the water!lorrie jane arnott says she was relaxing on the river when she saw smoke--and took this video.she says the couple steered their boat closer to the shore and started spinning it--doing roundabouts...the water that shot up went toward the fire and helped keep it contained until a fire truck appeared shortly afterwards.no injuries were reported in the grass fire for talat, i'm jeremy roth (james) i'm tracking your forecast. more on the hot weather after the break. (mark) welcome back to the
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kron four morning news... keeping our eyes on the
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weather as today is going to be another hot day for much of the bay area. james is here to talk about how long it's going to last. (james)building high pressure over the state will result in a warming trend through midweek. very warm to hot temperatures are expected inland and over higher elevations over the next few days and will likely persist
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through late week. this prolonged period of very warm to hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses across most interior locations through at least thursday. temperatures in coastal areas are expected to remain mild.
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a hot spot in san jose. nb 101 at cap epxy all lanes open afte a car fire. slow form 85. take 85 ot 87 instead. bay bridge no delays. traffic has improved on wb 580.
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(mark) russian president vladimir putin says he is slashing the number of workers allowed at the u-s diplomatic missions in russia. putin says the u.s. has to cut 755 staffers. the move is in retaliation to new sanctions on russia that president trump is expected to sign. that legislation sailed through congress with almost no opposition last week. the sanctions are in retaliation for russia's interference in the presidential election and their annexation of crimea. the bill blocks president trump from easing sanctions against moscow. putin's cuts limit the number of u-s diplomats operating in russia to 455. (mark) president trump has a new chief of staff. retired marine general john kelly was sworn in this morning. this is new video showing kelly meeting with the
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president after being sworn in. this comes as the white house remains focused on health care reform. sara murray has the details. president trump:"reince is a good man john kelly will do a fantastic job."president trump -- turning to retired four star general john kelly for help rebooting a stalled white house agenda and reigning in a chaotic west wing --that's after reince priebus became the latest in a string of high- profile trump officials to be pushed out in the first six months. mick mulvaney:"i think the president wants to go a different direction, wants a little bit more discipline, a little more structure in there." it remains áuncleará how kelly's appointment will impact the chain of command at the white house -- and if the former homeland security chief will exert any influence over the president's own behavior. the president remains at odds with many in his party -- over his árepeatedá public attacks on attorney general jeff
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sessions.jeff sessions:"well, it kind of is hurtful. but the president of the united states is a strong leader."the two men are expected to come face- to-face today at the president's cabinet meeting. trump also turning to health care this weekend, áblastingá the senate's áfailedá efforts to dismantle obamacare -- tweeting "unless the republican senators are total quitters, repeal and replace is not dead!"despite the fact that it would have had áno impactá on friday's defeat -- the president also urging gop leadership to change the senate's rules so legislation can pass with a simple majority -- saying that republicans "look like fools" who are "just wasting their time."president trump:"i said from the beginning let obamacare implode, and then do it."trump also threatening to end subsidy payments to insurance companies -- and even eliminate some health benefits for members of congress if the bill is ánotá passed. senator susan collins -- one of three republican senators who voted against repeal -- says trump's threats wouldn't change her vote. sen. susan collins:"we need to go back to committee, to the health committee and the finance committee, identify the problems, carefully evaluate possible solutions through hearings, and then produce a series of bills to correct these problems."
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( mark ) that was sarah murray reporting for us this ( mark ) with all the reports of data breaches, hacking, and ransom- ware attacks... keeping your digital life secure is more important than ever. kron four's tech reporter gabe slate shows us some new security features. sound from: gabe slate tech reporter: "i'm at hp headquarters in palo alto where they showed me innovative security features that they are building into their computers to help keep people safe"sound from: brandon mcgovern / hp, customer experience "while they're going to coffee shop or on airplane you're always at risk of somebody looking over your shoulder and seeing what's on your screen if there's personal or confidential information on there they can see anything is on there"brandon mcgovern with hp, showed me a new feature
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they have built into their computers to thwart what they call visual hacking on the keyboard of the notebook is a privacy screen button.. here's what it does.in privacy mode if you are right in front of the computer screen you will see it as normal if you move out of that sweet spot. so someone standing to your side or over your shoulder.they won't be able to see your screen clearly. it adds like a white wash a blur affect another new security feature they are adding into laptops and desktops is face unlocking the built in camera scans your face and if it's you it unlocks the computer. also saves you some time from typing a password in.. and here's a security feature if you forget to lock your computer when walking away at work or in a public place you can tie the lock unlock to your phone. here walks away from the his phone. the computer knows that brandon's phone has walked away so it then automatically locks once the phone gets back next to the computer.. it will log in and while the user is away with their phone they will be alerted if someone tries to log into their device or tamper with it. one last thing. we've all heard about how cyber security experts advise you to put tape over the webcam in your computer so that hackers can't spy on you well hardware makers
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are now considering that when designing.. here's an example of desktop with a webcam that can be shelved for privacy brandon says this is just the beginning the hardware makers are going to continue to beef up their gadgets to keep up with the threats from cyber criminals. with your tech report gabe slate kron 4 report gabe with your tech criminals. from cyber criminals. with your tech report gabe slate kron 4 news. (mark) coming up on the kron four morning news... there's a new effort to try to make sitting on long flights a little more comfortable. we'll tell you about it after the break.
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the f-a-a is being required to review the sizes of seats and legroom on commercial airlines. an advocacy group is pushing for new rules regulating seat sizes. the group's petition to the f-a-a was turned down two years ago, so
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they went to the courts. the f-a-a is now under a federal court order to review the seat sizes. advocates argue small airline seats can put passengers' health at risk for conditions like blood clots in legs. and they say growing obesity rates aren't being recognized by airlines. they have evidence showing the average width of seats has been cut an inch and a half over the last decade. the f-a-a has not commented. ( mark ) a plane headed to oakland had to abort its take off because a passenger was naked. the spirit airlines plane was headed to oakland from las vegas. airline officials say a man boarding the plane took off all of his clothes and approached a flight attendant. police took the passenger into custody. the plane was able to take off about 30 minutes later. (mark) let's talk bay area basketball. the warriors are having fun this off-season after winning their second title in three years. and some of it is coming at the expense of lebron james.
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lebron recently posted this video on social media of his somewhat bizzare workout. now steph curry was at harrison barnes' wedding over the weekend and started to mock lebron on the dance floor... doing his workout dance moves. lebron's kyrie irving is seen in the background laughing at the imitation. lebron has yet to respond. seven day that's it for us this morning... our next newscast is at 5 o clock tonight. (mark) don't forget, you can stay connected on our mobile app, kron four dot com and on our facebook and twitter feeds.
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