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(james) breaking news this morning... hurricane irma has made land fall in the caribbean. this is a live feed from st. croix...the brunt of the storm hasn't arrived here yet. the category 5 storm has winds of 185 miles per hour. could hit florida by friday. president trump has already declared emergencies in florida, puerto rico and the u-s virgin islands. (james) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher. ( tiffany ) and i'm tiffany mcelroy. (james)we're waking up this
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morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the
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upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. (james) protests across the bay area and around the country yesterday after the trump administration announced plans to end daca.(tiffany) nearly 800-thousand immigrants brought into the
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country as children -- the so-called "dreamers" -- may soon be at risk of deportation. stacey cohan has reaction from washington d.c. jeff sessions/attorney general: "the program known as daca that was effectuated under the obama administration is being rescinded." and with that... attorney general jeff sessions announces the trump administration is putting an end to the 'deferred actions for childhood arrivals' program that is currently protecting about 800,000 so-called dreamers from deportation. the program provided legal status for undocumented immigrants who entered the u.s. as children. pres. trump: "i have a great heart for these folks we're talking about. a great love for them and people think in terms of children but they're really young adults." former president barack obama took to facebook to lambast trump for repealing daca...,calling the move "cruel:...writing in part, "to target these young people is wrong -- because they have done nothing wrong."president trump is putting the onus on
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congress to come up with a plan over the next six months. pres. trump: "i have a love for these people and hopefully now congress will be able to help them and do it properly. and i can tell you, speaking to members of congress, they want to be able to do something and do it right members from both parties are responding.sen. lindsey graham/-r- south carolina: "these children have no place to go other than america and here's the good news for america, you should want them to stay."sen. dick durbin/-d- illinois: "we need to pass in this month of september a dream act. a permanent law in this country."the announcement was met with protests from across the country - including outside of trump tower in new york.in washington, i'm stacey cohan. (james) donald trump sent this tweet last night: "congress now has six- months to legalize daca (something the obama administration was unable to do.) if they can't, i will revisit this issue!" trump has gone back-and-forth on his position on daca several times and the future of the program remains uncertain. (tiffany) in san jose -- a
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range of local activists denounced the trump adminstration's decision to end daca. they called it callous and cowardly... san jose mayor sam liccardo pledged city resources to help... (tiffany) the mayor was just one of hundreds of daca supporters at a rally outside martin luther king drive library -- to pledge their support. (tiffany) san francisco mayor ed lee also spoke out yesterday... accusing the trump adminstration of turning its back on young undocumented immigrants. < they saw america as the country we all believe it to be a beacon of hope a place of refuge so to punish them for seeking a better life seems unconscionably cruel> (tiffany) the decision was also denounced outside san
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francsico city hall... where supporters of daca held an emergency news conference. kron4's maureen kelly was there.. a little bit afraid but are still going to fight back gerarddo gomez describes how he and many other daca recipenants are feelingbecaus e now thier protection against deportation goes away once their work permit expires. he says was brought to this country from mexico when he was 3 year oldthey think that we each a lot of us chose to come here illegally cannot follow a legal process but a lot of us were infants a lot of us were teenagers in the dark we couldn't make the option for selves to punish us for a decision we had no input it to me i think it's unfair to me and inhumane(nats from podium)diana flores was also brought here from mexico as a toddler .she is also a daca recipeint who's protection against deporation is now at risk. she says the dismantling of the 2012 program will be widely felt.a lot of daca recipients are the sole providers for their safe
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families a lot of daca recipients were only eligible to pursue their education because of that protection several members of the board of supervisors spoke out about the move by the trump administration .saying the sanctuary city would continue to support the esimated 44- thousand undocumented residents living here.and we're gonna create law after law to fill the vacuum to fill the gap that washington dc is leaving with us today we're gonna do it here locally because we protect each other we love each other and we have each other's backthis afternoon supervisor jane kim introduced a resolution condeming the rescission of daca at today's supervisor's meeting, which is expected to be voted on next week.maureen kelly kron4 news (james) breaking news from overnight... a body found along highway 101 and police think it may have been a hit- and-run. this happened at the lucas valley off ramp in
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marin. the body of a man found around 8:30 last night. police say the man's injuries were consistent with being hit by a car but there were no cars stopped in the area. police are now looking for anybody who may have witnessed the accident. so far they have not released any details about the victim. (james) happening today... there will be more security at one north bay middle school after a student was arrested for making a threat against the school. this happened at sinaloa middle school in novato. police have not released the details of the threat. a 12-year-old boy was arrested. police searched his home and locker and found several fake guns. he is charged with making criminal threats and has been suspended. police say there is no further danger to the school this morning. (tiffany) russian president vladimir putin is calling for talks with north korea... saying sanctions are not a solution. putin made the remarks today after meeting with south korean president moon jae-in in russia. he described the sanctions as "useless and
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ineffective." he says a russian-chinese "road map" would help resolve the nuclear crisis. it's a proposal the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. nikki haley has dismissed -- saying the u.s. is "done talking about north korea." (tiffany) and happening today... congress could begin discussing a relief package for the victims of hurricane harvey in texas. houston and surrounding communities, people are busy trying to clean up after the storm inundated much of the southeastern part of the state. 60 people have died as a result of hurricane harvey and several others are still missing this morning. (tiffany) we are teaming up with the salvation army to host a telethon for the victims of hurricane harvey. it will run from 6 to 10:00 this morning and then again from 6 to 10 tonight. we've posted additional information on our website at kron four-dot-com. (james) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... why san francisco may be reconsidering
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selling one of its streets to a private owner.(tiffany) also -- why one east bay community is turning down thousands of dollars in funding from the federal government.(james) and thieves take over a target in emerville. the shocking surveillance video -- coming up. (james) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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(james)( tiffany ) welcome back. checking in on your
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morning forecast. (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 pm. don't
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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. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (james) a take-over robbery at a target store in emeryville is captured on surveillance video. the robbers got away with cash... (tiffany) and investigators have now released a surveillance video hoping someone out there might
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recognize the suspects. kron4's haaziq madyun gives us a closer look. three men run into this target store, one armed with a handgun, another holding a long rifleit happened saturday september 2nd just after midnight here at this target store on 40th street in emeryville. this is target's surveillance video. emeryville police captain oliver collins says it was closing time when the take-over robbery began emeryville police investigators say the robbery occurring as the store was closing was not coincidental
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police say there were about 10-employees and ten-customers in the store. the take-over robbery lasted only one minute but for the people in target...one really scary minute says captain collins
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filed a lawsuit challenging the sale and questioning whether homeowners were properly notified. a hearing on the lawsuit is scheduled for november. (james) the city of alameda has turned down thousands of dollars in federal grant money because it believes doing so would violate its sanctuary city status. kron 4's charles clifford spoke with alameda's city manager who says ... this was an easy decision to make. well, for the last decade the city of alameda has received between 10,000 and 30,000 dollars per year in grant money from the justice department that's used to buy equipment and supplies for the police department. this year, the city was eligible for about 11,000 dollars but when the application for the funds arrived there was a new requirement included. sotthat basically says that i as city manager will give out information on immigrant status.jill keimach is alameda's city manager. she says the addition of the new requirement was a deal breaker sotwe decided to not accept the grant funds and stand on principle to protect our citizens.earlier this year,
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alameda's city council voted to become a sanctuary city and limit cooperation with the federal government's enforcement of immigration law. keimach says that revealing someone's immigration status would violate that policy. she also says that additional requirement wasn't really a surprise.sotwe were actually expecting it because there's been a lot of question about our justice department funds being at risk if we signed a sanctuary city ordinance so i was looking for it.but refusing the federal funds is a mostly symbolic gesture. the city has an annual budget of 249 million dollars and the grant money is a barely a drop in the bucket.sot11,000 is not a significant amount and won't make a difference. it's more the principal of protecting our citizens.finally, keimach says alameda is hoping to team up with other sanctuary cities to challenge the justice department's new requirements for receiving federal funds. in alameda, charles clifford kron 4 news. (tiffany) alameda county's
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district attorney says, the treatment of inmates by four sheriff's deputies is not only cruel, but shows a disregard for inmates' humanity. the deputies now face felony assault charges .... and had their first court appearance yesterday. kron 4's dan kerman was there. alameda county's district attorney says a pattern of abuse and misconduct by 4 deputies at the santa rita jail is sadistic, cruel and shows a disregard for humanity of the inmates.those 4 deputies made their first court appearance tuesday at the dublin courthouse deputies justin linn and erik mcdermott face multiple felony assault charges. court documents suggest an inmate at the santa rita jail alerted staff to the alleged abuse in november of 2016.. suggesting deputies linn and mcdermott facilitated and allowed inmates to throw feces and urine onto other inmates. there is also an allegation that mcdermott strangled an inmate until he lost
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consciousness. the two are also charged with conspiring to silence a witness to the assaults.deputies sarah krause and stephen sarcos each face a single count of felony assault for allegedly using an inmate to throw feces onto another inmate. court documents say during an interview with investigators krause and sarcos "admitted they had facilitated the assault by opening (a ) cell door."all 4 are now out on bail, but linn and mcdermott had their bail increased to more than over 300-thousand dollars and will have to come up with the money by monday.standup dan kerman/dublin 118-126none of the deputies entered a plea, all due back in court on september 11. at the santa rita jail, dan kerman kron 4 news. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... hear what neighbors are saying after a shooting rocks a bay area neighborhood. welcome back to the kron
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four morning news. i'm
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tracking your entertainment headlines today... beyonce, george clooney, michael jackson, the man behind "hamilton," and more -- they're all coming up in the hollywood minute. here's david daniel. beyonce is bringing it for her hometown. the houston native is just one of the mega-stars headlining a benefit for those affected by hurricane harvey. also set for "hand in hand: a benefit for hurricane harvey relief" -- george clooney, barbara streisand, blake shelton, reese witherspoon, and oprah winfrey. the telethon will be live september 12th on multiple t-v networks and streaming online. "bus, do your stuff!"(singing) "cruisin' on down main street, you're relaxed and feeling good... next thing that you know, you're seeing...""a monster!""i love it!""the magic school bus rides again" -- and yes, if that singing sounded familiary, that's lin- manuel miranda with a new take on the theme song for the classic kids series. kate
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mckinnon takes over voicing the teacher when the show returns with new adventures september 29th on netflix.(nat) also coming september 29th: something new from... michael jackson? this animated snippet, promoting something called "scream," popped up on the late pop legend's official twitter account. is it an album of unreleased music? a halloween-themed video? something else? it's enough to make michael's army of devoted fans... scream. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with the top 4 stories for your morning here on the kron 4 morning news. (james) welcome back. time
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now for the top 4 on 4 -- four stories you need to know about this morning. (james) hurricane irma -- seen here from space -- has
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made landfall in the carribbean. the category 5 storm is one of the most powerful ever with winds up to 185 miles per hour. the storm could hit florida by sunday -- where a state of emergency has been declared. (tiffany) protests erupted in the bay area following the trump administration's announcement to end daca within 6 months.sf mayor ed lee called the announcement "unconscionably cruel." meanwhile san jose mayor sam liccardo told dreamers "we've got your back." (james) russian president vladimir putin is calling for talks with north korea... saying sanctions are not a solution. however the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. nikki haley says the u.s. is "done talking about north korea." (tiffany) we are teaming up with the salvation army to host a telethon for the victims of hurricane harvey. it will run from 6 to 10:00 this morning and then again
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from 6 to 10 tonight. (tiffany) now lets get a check of the roads with robin winston. 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. (james) (james)we're waking up this
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morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the
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upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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. (james) hurricane irma has made landfall in the caribbean -- and there is a chance the storm could hit the u-s before the weekend. several florida counties are already in emergency mode.(tiffany) planning evacuations - school closings - and setting up shelters. andy rose is tracking the monster storm. it will be days before hurricane irma could potentially reach florida, but many people there aren't taking any chances.with the
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devastation of harvey fresh on their minds, residents in south florida are scrambling for supplies and preparing for a potential disaster.don williams/ resident: "people are scared right now. after they've seen what happened in texas. they're afraid something bad is going to happen, so...better be prepared than not."long lines at gas stations, banks... runs on bottled water and building materials...all before irma's exact path, is certain.on tuesday, irma strengthened to a category five hurricane, making it one of the strongest storms recorded in the atlantic. as of tuesday, irma was on track to hit the virgin islands and puerto rico in the next few days. after that, the storm could slam into south florida. mayor carlos gimenez/ miami-dade county, fl: "unlike other hurricanes where we do a wait and see it take a wait and see and see what the hurricane is is going to do. this hurricane is far too powerful poses far too great a threat for us to delay actions any longer."governor rick scott declared a state of emergency for all of florida, and tourist heavy monroe county has issued an evacuation order for all visitors in the keys. authorities are hoping floridians will heed their warningsgov. rick scott/ -r-
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florida: "do not sit and wait to get prepared. get prepared now!" (james) meanwhile in the bay area -- volunteers from the local chapter of the american red cross are on their way to florida.. kron 4's justine waldman was there .. as they loaded up and headed out to help. nats trucks pulling inbefore hitting the road to florida, this american red cross emergency response vehicle gets loaded with supplies at the alameda warehouse.not waiting for the disaster to strike 16 bay area red cross volunteers are now on their way. sot we want to be ready we want to have all our resources available so that we can response quicklyon board, pallets of bottled water.boxes of snacks.and comfort kits - filled with simple necessities like toothbrushes. dozens of red cross trucks from the bay area.. are already helping victims of hurricane harvey.a few stayed home ready to deploy towards the california wildfires.but as irma
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intensifies.. 8 trucks, 2 from santa cruz and 6 from oakland, are now on their way to orlando.once there.. and irma does her damagethe red cross will assign the volunteers to the hardest hit areas.sot the clients are stressed because they have lost so much so that is very hard to seethe group of volunteers smiles for a photo before starting the long 40 hour drive to the sunshine state. some have experience in disaster reliefbut don powell from concordsot been in red cross for 30 years so i thought it was time natsand off the trucks go straight to the disaster zone, for a two week assignment ready to help.in alameda justine waldman kron 4 news.
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(tiffany) we are teaming up with the salvation army to host a telethon for the victims of hurricane harvey. it will run from 6 to 10:00 this morning and then again from 6 to 10 tonight. we've posted additional information on our website at kron four-dot-com. (james) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. ) a couple of
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intersections in san francisco are causing confusion for drivers.(tiffany) kron4's stanley roberts explains. if you look up the word confusion in the dictionary you might see an image of the octavia blvd. corridor in san francisco ..this is a street with stop signs and red lights basically side by side .. let's see how that's working out they don't understand that they have to stop when it green still, they still go through as if it's was a normal intersection. so watch the cars making the right off octavia to page .. so the drivers on local access lane have a stop sign to avoid crashes from the main road however, many drivers look at the green light and ignore the stop sign .. this happens a lot at octavia and page street nats: ambiance a block away on octavia and haight, it has different problems . see the words keep clear painted in the street . it might as well say stop here and clog up traffic during rush hour everyone blocks this intersection and every morning first thing in the morning
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it's a honking fest . this guy works at boba guys right smack on the corner it wasn't even rush hour and drivers were clogging up the intersection here's why, some impatient drivers use the non-turn lane to make a turn just like this driver she pulls all the way up to turn in to the local access road nats: ambiance how about this taxi service which blocks traffic and completely ignored the no left turn sign nats: ambiance since there haight dead ends except for muni buses driver get a flashing yellow light along with this sign reading proceed with caution on flashing yellow the dedicated bus lane appears to be a great place for non-buses to make right turn which puts the driver into the lane of the oncoming traffic nat: ambiance i have received numerous complaints from residents saying area is unsafe, and if you add in the red light runners i have to agree personally i think there are major design flaws with this whole corridor but it one to the only ways to get traffic in and out of san francisco in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news
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(james) coming up on the kron four morning news... one marin teacher is creating a bunch of drama for her students. and that's a good thing. our teacher of the week. coming up live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. (james)we're waking up this
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morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon
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will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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(tiffany) one man is dead and two others are injured following a shooting in fairfield monday night. it happened around 10 pm on tanglewood drive. the victims were in the garage listening to music when at least one person opened fire. the whole front of the house is riddled with bullets -- at least 40 holes in the garage alone. neighbors described the panic they felt - as they heard the barage of gunfire. (tiffany) investigators arenút releasing information about a suspect... or a motive... but they do say the shooting doesn't appear to have been a random act. (james) the "eagle creek" wildfire has now scorched more than 10-thousand acres in northern oregon. new evacuation orders have been issued for the area.
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eileen park spoke with some of the people who were forced to leave their homes. < - 04:35 - i never imagined in a million years that it would happen.brandon logue - has lived in cascade locks - his entire life. - 04:10 - heartbreaking, really. there's just so much to love here. it's really heartbreakinghis family - received a level 2 evacuation notice. which means - they have to be ready to leave at a moments notice. but he's holding out. - 05:12 - me: are you ready to go? brandon: i'm not me: why? brandon: like i said everything's here. i'm not ready to go, i'm not ready to see this place go. but for family's sake - i mean i will go if need be. me: you're holding out until the last minute? brandon: basically yes. the eagle creek fire - already destroyed 3,000 acres.so far, there's no containment.(blaine fanning, evacuated - 15:18 - what can you do? nothing you can do, just get everything ready and go.blaine fanning -
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is staying at a red cross shelter in stevenson washington. he was one of couple hundred people - told to evacuate.(blaine fanning, evacuated - 14:40 - by 5:30 the county sheriff was knocking on the door, wanting us to leave.but is keeping - in good spirits.(blaine fanning, evacuated - 17:11 - yeah, i'm ok!meanwhile - a number of popular trails in the gorge - have been closed indefinitely. - 10:50 - wahclella, toothehad, exit 41 is closed, old hwy 30 which is the scenic hwy hikers and bikers like to ainsworth to wyeth is closed.> (tiffany) kron four has been honoring some of the bay area's outstanding educators. catherine heenan shows us one teacher who says the theater helped her find herself as a child... and now her passion is sharing that joy with her students. it's the last big rehearsal before opening night
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of the musical "seussical kids"......and these 2nd through 6th graders are getting ready to show everybody the results of their summer camp..."that's it! look up there!"the always encouraging presence standing stage left - ashleigh worley. a former public school teacher who fell in love with theatre education and switched careers.."let me see how excited you are ava. sophie- kneel!"she's still teaching. but her classroom is a stage. and she wants everyone here to feel they're part of a family. teacher ashleigh worley"and a lot of kids feel that way. they come running in and give us hugs and say 'oh we missed you! ....so yeah, it's pretty great. laughs'and since it's a family - the marin theatre company wants you to know you can never start too young. across the hall, some of ashleigh's colleagues are working with children as young as four..the theatre company's new boss says a camp like this
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one changed her life.managing director keri kellerman"and i just loved it! and that's probably why i'm able to have the career i do today." everyone seems to be having a good time - but ashleigh says it's not about turning out broadway stars. it's about learning everything from public speakingto teamwork....to the power of being somebody else. student - "i want to be big...and i want people to see that."and it's not always about being 'on' stage.10-year-old secoya is learning about being a stage manager. might that be something she wants to do? student - "yeah, it might be something i do. but my all- time dream is being on the san francisco giants."other bay area theatre companies offer classes - but few do as many as the marin theatre company. it's happening year round - from special programs in public schools to after school classes here at the theatre. the lesson behind one of the big numbers -- anything is possible.and if you come to
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summer camp and take 'that' idea home with you..........ashleigh and the theatre company are very happy.... (tiffany) if you know someone who might be a candidate for "teacher of the week" you can submit a nomination at kron 4 dot com -- under the features tab. (james) still ahead... a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia gets his wish granted... what the make-a-wish foundation did for him right in his own backyard... (james) time now for a live look outside at the richmond bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (james) 17-year-old amanda vogt started flying a couple months before turning 16... and on the morning of her 16th birthday she took her first solo flight. over the year, she completed an f-a-a written exam, and multiple cross-country solo flights. (tiffany) on her 17th birthday-- last month-- she successfully completed an oral exam as well as a check ride with an f-a-a examiner. she's now the youngest female private pilot in the country. (james) 5-year-old raphael is battling leukemia... but because his immune system is so overwhelmed he can't play on playgrounds with other kids. so the make-a-wish foundation brought the
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playground to him... right in his own backyard.(tiffany) folks at the make-a-wish foundation teamed up with volunteers from the home depot... taking a day to build the playset to surprise raphael. raphael says he is pretty sure the play set simply grew in his backyard. (james) it's time for dark... milk and white chocolate to step aside. scientists have invented a new chocolate called "ruby." it's pink and it has a fruity berry-like flavor. (tiffany) the swiss cocoa maker says the chocolate is made from the ruby cocoa bean and has áno berry flavoring or color added. the new chocolate comes 80 years after white chocolate was introduced to the market.
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(tiffany) coming up...bart was hit with 7 more car burglaries yesterday. the details on the latest crime spree.(james) and we're tracking hurricane irma as it continues its path through the caribbean. (tiffany) and a reminder -- we are teaming up with the salvation army to host a telethon for the victims of hurricane harvey. it starts at in an hour --- then goes to 10:00 this morning. we'll do it again tonight... we've posted additional information on our website at kron four-dot-com. (james)coming up... the kron 4 morning news continues with mark danon and darya folsom.
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following... hurricane irma making landfall in the caribbean. this is a live shot from st. croix. this category 5 storm is the strongest ever recorded in the atlantic and there are millions of people in it's path. right now the storm is carrying winds of 185 miles per hour and it is barreling towards the u-s and u-s territories. and part of florida is already under a state of emergency. ( mark ) good morning i'm mark danon..( darya ) and i'm darya folsom. we will have much more on hurricane irma coming up in just a moment but first lets start the morning with a check of our weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that
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are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) more on our breaking news we are following this morning... hurricane irma
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has made landfall in the caribbean. the catgory 5 storm hit the tiny island of barbuda with winds up to 185 miles per hour as it barrels towards the u-s. this is a live shot from st. croix this morning as this storm barrels its way towards the u-s. president trump has already declared emergencies in florida, puerto rico and the u-s virgin islands. this is the view of irma from space. you can see just how large it is. the u-s navy is evacuating 5-thousand troops from the florida air station that is in the path of the storm. people are already leaving florida this morning. it has been 25 years since a category 5 hurricane has it the u-s. and irma could become just the 4th storm of that strength to hit the u-s. james fletcher is in the weather center tracking irma's progress this morning. (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s
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for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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 ) even before irma makes
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landfall in the u-s... volunteers from the bay area chapter of the american red cross are on their way to florida.. they left yesterday for a two week mission. dozens of red cross trucks from the bay area.. are already helping victims of hurricane harvey. a few stayed home ready to deploy towards the california wildfires. but as irma intensifies.. 8 trucks, 2 from santa cruz and 6 from oakland, are now on their way to orlando. once there the red cross will assign the volunteers to the hardest hit areas. ( mark ) and happening today... congress could begin discussing a relief package for the victims of hurricane harvey in texas. houston and surrounding communities are busy trying to clean up after the storm devastated much of the southeastern part of texas. 60 people have died as a result of hurricane harvey and several others are still missing this morning. ( darya ) and this morning... kron 4 news is partnering with the salvation army to raise money for disaster relief following hurricane harvey.( mark )
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we will be hosting a telethon beginning at 6:00 this morning. salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by hurricane harvey.( darya ) your support will help the salvation army stay on the front lines of the hurricane harvey relief efforts. the telethon will run from 6:00 until 10:00 this morning. then again tonight from 6 p-m to 10 p-m. ( mark ) breaking news out of the south bay... police are investigating a murder in san jose.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the scene. lydia... what do we know? ( lydia ) this happened overnight near story road. i just got to the scene. i am working on gathering more details. i will bring them to you through out the morning. back to you. ( mark ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( darya ) new this morning... police will be making extra patrols at a middle school in the north bay after a student was arrested for threatening the school.( mark ) kron 4's will tran is live at sinaloa middle school in novato with the details. will. ( will ) happening today... there will be more security at one north bay middle school after a student was arrested for making a threat against the school. this happened at sinaloa middle school in novato. police have not released the details of the threat. a 12-year-old boy was arrested. police
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searched his home and locker and found several fake guns. he is charged with making criminal threats and has been suspended. police say there is no further danger to the school this morning. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) breaking
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overnight... a body found on the side of highway 101 in the north bay.( darya ) tiffany mcelroy is here with more on how police think the man died. tiffany. (tiffany ) the body was found just after 8:30 last night. this happened at the lucas valley off ramp in marin. police say the man's injuries were consistent with being hit by a car but there were no cars stopped in the area and there was no report of an accident. police are now looking for anybody who may have witnessed the man being hit. so far they have not released any details about the victim. back to you. ( mark ) breaking overnight... a plane makes an emergency landing in las vegas after the engine bursts into flames. this is a picture from a passenger on the plane looking out the window... it shows a fire engine on the tarmac. this happened about 15 minutes after take off just after midnight this morning. the delta flight was carrying nearly 200 passengers heading for new york. the plane did land safely. no body was injured. investigators are
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now trying to figure out what caused the engine to catch fire. ( darya ) happening now... firefighters are still working to contain a wildfire burning in gilroy. the 'ballybunion fire' started on sunday night... it is now 45- percent contained. at one point it was threatening homes as it burned through dry, rugged terrain. but firefighters say are getting an upper-hand on the fire. the fire has burned about 100 -acres. witnesses reported seeing kids playing with fireworks shortly before the fire broke out... but investigators have not released an official cause. ( mark ) after announcing plans to end the daca program that protects undocumented immigrants who came to the u-s as minors...president trump now says he will revisit the program in six months.( darya ) andrew spencer has the details. among dreamers who rely on daca to avoid the high-price of out-of-state tuition, alam alvarado may be one of the luckier ones.alam alvarado, junior at csu bakersfield: "it feels like my goal just stretched out even further."he may be able to finish his bachelor's degree, because he
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already turned in his daca application; the trump administration says no new ones will be accepted, as of today.alam alvarado, junior at csu bakersfield: "i need to feel like i didn't just start something and not finish it." protests gathered across the country, tuesday, as the trump administration announced an end to daca...jeff sessions, u.s. attorney general: "we are people of compassion, and we are people of law -- but there is nothing compassionate about the failure to enforce immigration laws."...with some fiery rhetoric leveled at the white house.gov. andrew cuomo, -d- new york: "president trump is talking about daca and rescinding daca, which is just feeding the beast of bigotry red meat."president donald trump is already pressuring lawmakers to find a replacement.he tweeted, tuesday night, "congress now has six months to legalize daca."if congress does not pass a bill to protect dreamers from deportation, trump's assurance that he will "revisit" the issue is little comfort to people like 19- year-old diana platas -- whose houston home was heavily damaged by hurricane harvey. her parents, undocumented immigrants, brought her to the united states when she was two years old. diana platas, dreamer: "daca is one of my only salvations in these moments, because my parents are going to need my support;
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they're gonna need my help." diana platas, dreamer: "losing it is going to be very devastating. it's gonna be another emotional wreck for us."i'm andrew spencer, reporting. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a major closure coming to a bay area hospital. why families are desperately trying to keep it open. and later... wildfires spreading across california. we have new video of the destruction just into the newsroom overnight. and after the break... thieves take over a bay area target and it is all caught on camera. see who police are looking for this morning.( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. i don't want to lie down. i refuse to lie down. why suffer? stand up to chronic migraine with botox®
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it
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definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and
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sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 pm. don't forget you can always 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. a new crash nb 880 at a street
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( darya ) police in the east bay are looking for three armed men who robbed a target store. take a look at the surveillance video police just released. the robbery happened at the emeryville target on 40th street on saturday night just as the store was closing. three men armed with guns forced customers and employees to the ground... then took money from the cash registers. ( darya ) the three robbers were last seen getting away in a silver four-door sedan. ( mark ) bay area families are taking new steps to prevent the closure of a specialized medical facility
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at st. lukes hospital in san francisco.( darya ) they say if it closes... then loved ones could lose their lives. kron 4's gabe slate has the details. sound from renee nelson / family member of st. lukes subacute patient "please help us keep this from being shut down" 24 families who have loved ones at st. lukes hospital subacute facility gathered at san franciso's city hall today to plead with the public and sound from renee nelson / family member of st. lukes subacute patient "please help us keep this from being shut down" 24 families who have loved ones at st. lukes hospital subacute facility gathered at san franciso's city hall today to plead with the public and local politicians to help them stop the closure of the life support unit.sound from family member of st. lukes subacute patient it is inhumane what is being done my son has been st luke's for 23 years he is ventilator-dependent also gets suction work that requires a highly specialized care and that's why subacute is needed the families are worried because they say there is no other similar facility nearby. sound from family member of st. lukes subacute patient the only options are sacremento or los angelos and that is to far. i need to see my son. this could cause
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trauma on the patients and family having them apart. ( darya ) that was gabe slate reporting this morning... the hospital issued a statement saying that they are working with the families to help the secure places for their loved ones in nearby facilities. you can read the entire statement on our website at kron 4 dot com. ( mark ) new this morning... the city of san francisco is reconsidering the sale of a private street in an upscale neighborhood. presidio terrace was sold for
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90-thousand dollars in 2015 after the homeowner's association failed to pay its property taxes. people who live on the street only learned about it earlier this year. now the homeowners association has filed a lawsuit challenging the sale and questioning whether homeowners were properly notified. a hearing on the lawsuit is scheduled for november. ( mark ) three current alameda county sheriff's deputies and one former deputy were in court on charges related to the mistreatment of inmates at the santa rita jail. sarah krause, justin linn, erik mcdermott, and stephen sarcos are facing assault and conspiracy to obstruct justice charges. prosecutors say an investigation in the case revealed that mcdermott choked an inmate until that person was unconscious. the others are accused of felony assault for allegedly letting an inmate throw feces at another inmate. ( darya ) new this morning... another wildfire destroying homes in california. the mission fire is burning in madera county in the central part of the state. so far it has burned more
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than a thousand acres and destroyed 5 buildings including three homes. the fire started sunday afternoon and is just 10-percent contained this morning. several neighborhoods are under evacuation this morning. firefighters are hoping that cooler temperatures will help them prevent the fire from spreading. ( darya ) the mission fire is just one of the dozens of fire burning in california. take a look... this maps shows just how many fires... crews are fighting this morning. the red spots show fires that are still burning. the grey spots represent fires that are out or completely contained. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a bay area preschool shuts down without warning. what parents are doing to find a new school for their kids. and next... children screaming for help as a mother laughs. what police say she forced her child to do that could land her behind bars. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge. [bullfighting music]
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) a texas mother faces charges of child endangerment.. . accused of encouraging her
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4-year-old daughter to fight other children.( darya ) austin police say the mother recorded the fights - laughing as the children scream for help. three adults in total are accused of encouraging the fights. the mother of another child in the video told police she was teaching her daughter to defend herself from bullies at school. the father of the 4-year-old girl went to authorities after the videos were posted online. ( darya ) child protective services removed seven children from their homes in response to the fights. if convicted, the adults in this case could spend up to two-years behind bars. ( lydia ) police investigating a murder in san jose. i will have the details in a live report.( mark ) plus more than a half dozen car burglarized at bart stations. see which stations are being targeted.( stations are being targeted.( james ) rethink what's possible.
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday.
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expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. an acident in hayward nb 880 after a street ( mark ) more on our breaking news we are following this morning... hurricane irma has made landfall in the caribbean. the category 5 storm hit the tiny island of barbuda with winds up to 185 miles per hour as it barrels towards the u-s. this is a
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live shot from st. croix this morning as this storm barrels its way towards the u-s. president trump has already declared emergencies in florida, puerto rico and the u-s virgin islands. the u-s navy is evacuating 5- thousand troops from the florida air station that is in the path of the storm. it has been 25 years since a category 5 hurricane has it the u-s. james fletcher is in the weather center tracking irma's progress this morning. (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool
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through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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 ) and take a look at
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this... people are scrambling to get water and other supplies as they prepare for hurricane irma. this is video from a grocery store in miami gardens. a security guard had to step in and hand out cases of water after people started fighting over them. ( darya ) and hurricane irma comes right on the heal of hurricane harvey which devastated texas. at least 60 people died. several others are still missing. the storm causing millions of dollars in damage. and even though the flood waters have started to recede the recovery efforts are just beginning. later today congress is expected to begin the process of approving federal relief money. ( darya ) and this morning... kron 4 news is partnering with the salvation army to raise money for disaster relief following hurricane harvey.( mark ) we will be hosting a telethon beginning at 6:00 this morning. salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by hurricane harvey. your support will help the salvation army stay on the front lines of the hurricane harvey relief efforts. the telethon will run from 6:00
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until 10:00 this morning. then again tonight from 6 p-m to 10 p-m. ( mark ) breaking news out of the south bay... police on the scene of an overnight homicide in san jose.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the scene. lydia... what do we know? ( lydia ) this happened overnight near story road. i just got to the scene. i am working on gathering more details. i will bring them to you through out the morning. back to you. thanks lydia. thanks thanks lydia. we will check back
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with you through out the morning. ( darya ) new this morning.. a warning if you are planning on leaving your car at a bart station. there have been 7 car burglaries in the last 24 hours. ( mark ) tiffany mcelroy is here with a look at the stations being targeted. tiffany. ( tiffany ) most of these burglaries happened at the coliseum station. that is where 4 cars were targeted. in all 4 cases the windows of the cars were smashed and police say it looks like the cars were searched but nothing was reported stolen. another car was burglarized at the south hayward station. police say in that case somebody broke into a car and tried to steal it. when the owner tried to start the car... the ignition switch was damaged. a car was also
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broken into at the milbrae station and a car was stolen from the pittsburg station. ( mark ) bay area parents are being forced to find a new nursery for their kids after a pre-school shuts down unexpectedly.( darya ) the 'happy times nursery' in san francisco told parents... they did not have the money or the teachers to keep the school running. kron 4's ella sogomonian has the details. just one day before orientation - dozens of parents got word happy times nursery in san francisco was permenantly closingforcing them to come up with a last minute option.sot: jack mogannam, parent// "this is the time that school's start so yeah there was zero time."a letter from happy times directors explained a shortage of teachers and funds forced the closure.but parents wonder why the problem wasn't brought forth sooner so they could help the decades-old school out.sot: jack mogannam, parent// "you know we're a really accommodating community out there and if they had maybe asked for a little tuition increase or some kind of help with teacher's aids or something like that we probably could have kept it
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going because that school's been in business for over 50 years."parents who pre- paid 800 dollars in first month's tuition and school supplies now wonder if they'll get it back.sot: jack mogannam, parent// "i hope they didn't just blow the money or do something with it for their own benefit let's put it that way. i'm not banking on it though." ( mark ) that was ella sogomonian reporting this morning. the school's directors sent a second letter to parents saying that the school does plan on reimbursing them. ( mark ) alameda will ánot accept thousands of dollars in federal grant money. the city believes doing so would violate its sanctuary city status. alameda typically gets between 10 and 30-thousand dollars a year from the justice department. the money is used to buy equipment and supplies for the police department. this year... the city was eligible for about 11-thousand dollars. but when the application arrived -- a new requirement was added -- the city manager would have to provide
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information on immigration status. ( mark ) refusing the federal funds is a mostly symbolic gesture. the city has an annual budget of 249 million dollars. alameda is now looking to team up with other sanctuary cities to challenge the justice department's new requirement. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... a bay area woman attacked while carrying her infant. we will tell you where it happened. and after the break... being tall could be bad for your health. the benefits of being short. ( mark ) and here is a look at th ekron 4 news room... we are getting ready for our telethon to help the harvy vctims.
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thousand people in the united states each year. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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( mark )( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo 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
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than 20 min from the toll to 101 (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it
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definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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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( darya ) a 31-year-old woman was robbed and pushed to the ground while holding her infant daughter in san francisco's soma neighborhood. it happened on sunday morning in the area of seventh and natoma streets. police say the victim was on her cellphone while holding her daughter when a man walked up, stole her phone and pushed the woman to the ground. the attacker took off and is still on teh loose this morning. the infant was unharmed. the mother was injured but is expected to be okay. ( mark ) we now know the name of the man killed whn a caltrain train hit a car in redwood city. we brought you this story live yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. it happened just before 1:30 yesterday morning near the intersection of buckingham and westmoreland avenues - in
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redwood city. c-h-p officers say 29-year-old pierre-alexandre meloty- kapella... drove his car through a fence and got stuck on the track when it was hit. the train was going to san francisco from san jose. investigators are now trying to figure out if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. this is the fifth death on caltrain tracks this year. ( darya ) the right-wing activist accused of inciting violence at a berkeley trump rally pleaded not guilty to felony charges. kyle chapman was in court yesterday. he is charged with possession of a leaded cane at this rally back in march. the 41-year-old daly city man is out on bail. police say chapman was swinging a wooden stick at people during the rally. prosecutors say that chapman has two prior convictions, one for grand theft in san diego county in 2001 and one for robbery in texas in 1993. ( darya ) an independent team of experts says, bad design and construction ... led to the disastrous spillway collapse at the oroville dam. dam safety experts say,
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the state probably could have detected the problems, if dam managers had reviewed the original flaws earlier. authorities ordered nearly 2 - hundred- thousand people to evacuate in february, after both the primary and secondary spillways failed. ( darya ) a couple of intersections in san francisco are causing confusion for drivers.( mark ) kron4's stanley roberts explains in this edition of people behaving badly. if you look up the word confusion in the dictionary you might see an image of the octavia blvd. corridor in san francisco ..this is a street with stop signs and red lights basically side by side .. let's see how that's working out they don't understand that they have to stop when it green still, they still go through as if it's was a normal intersection. so watch the cars making the right off octavia to page .. so the drivers on local access lane have a stop sign to avoid crashes from the main road however, many drivers look at the green light and ignore the stop sign .. this happens a lot at octavia and page street nats: ambiance a block away on octavia and haight, it has different problems . see the words keep clear painted in
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the street . it might as well say stop here and clog up traffic during rush hour everyone blocks this intersection and every morning first thing in the morning it's a honking fest . this guy works at boba guys right smack on the corner it wasn't even rush hour and drivers were clogging up the intersection here's why, some impatient drivers use the non-turn lane to make a turn just like this driver she pulls all the way up to turn in to the local access road nats: ambiance how about this taxi service which blocks traffic and completely ignored the no left turn sign nats: ambiance since there haight dead ends except for muni buses driver get a flashing yellow light along with this sign reading proceed with caution on flashing yellow the dedicated bus lane appears to be a great place for non-buses to make right turn which puts the driver into the lane of the oncoming traffic nat: ambiance i have received numerous complaints from residents saying area is unsafe, and if you add in the red light runners i have to agree personally i think there are major design flaws with this whole corridor but it one to the only ways to get traffic in and out of san francisco in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news
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( mark ) now to bay area baseball... the giants in colorado taking on the rockies. ( darya ) let's get to the highlights... let's go to the 8th inning... joe panik drives in denard span to cut the rockies lead to just one run. it was one of panik's four hits on the night. but it was not enough. the rockies would hold on to win by a final of 9 to 6. the two teams play again tonight at 5:40. ( darya ) and this game would go to extra innings after the a's tied the game in the 8th inning. but in the 10th... the angels would pull ahead. the a's would end the game with the bases loaded. the angels win by a final of 8 to 7. the two teams play again this afternoon.
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first pitch is set for 12:35 from the coliseum. ( mark ) and here is a look at th ekron 4 news room... we are getting ready for our telethon to help the harvy vctims.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark )( mark ) it's time for dark...
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milk and white chocolate to step aside. scientists have invented a new chocolate called "ruby." it's pink and it has a fruity berry-like flavor. the swiss cocoa maker says the chocolate is made from the ruby cocoa bean and has áno berry flavoring or color added. the new chocolate comes 80 years after white chocolate was introduced to the market. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... we are following two breaking news stories... first... police are investigating a homicide in the south bay. lydia pantazes is live in san jose with the overnight details. and we continue to track hurricane irma as it makes its
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way towards the u-s. it is hitting islands in the caribbean right now. the latest on its progress and when it could make landfall in florida. and a north bay middle school will see increased security this morning. will tran is live in novato with more on the threat that was made against the school. ( mark ) and here is a look at th ekron 4 news room... we are getting ready for our telethon to help the harvy vctims. ♪ fitting into my skinny jeans again? that's cool. feeling good in slim fit? that's cool. looking fabulous in my little black dress? that's cool. getting the body you want without surgery, needles, or downtime?
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army to raise funds for disaster relief after hurricane harvey caused widespread, catastrophic flooding and damage in texas.( darya ) to help, kron4 is holding a telethon fundraiser all morning long today to help the victims of the disaster. everything raised will go toward recovery efforts. tiffany mcelroy is in our newsroom with more. tiffany? (tiffany)how to help:you can donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call (415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of hurricane harvey relief efforts.
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( mark )( darya ) let's go now to traffic. no major hot spots. bay ( darya ) more on our
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breaking news we are following this morning... hurricane irma has made landfall in the caribbean. the catgory 5 storm hit the tiny island of barbuda with winds up to 185 miles per hour as it barrels towards the u-s. this is a live shot from st. croix this morning as this storm barrels its way towards the u-s. president trump has already declared emergencies in florida, puerto rico and the u-s virgin islands. this is the view of irma from space. you can see just how large it is. the u-s navy is evacuating 5-thousand troops from the florida air station that is in the path of the storm. people are already leaving florida this morning. it has been 25 years since a category 5 hurricane has it the u-s. and irma could become just the 4th storm of that strength to hit the u-s. james fletcher is in the weather center tracking irma's progress this morning. (james)we're waking up this
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morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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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( mark ) even before irma makes landfall in the u-s... volunteers from the bay area chapter of the american red cross are on their way to florida.. they left yesterday for a two week mission. dozens of red cross trucks from the bay area.. are already helping victims of hurricane harvey. a few stayed home ready to deploy towards the california wildfires. but as irma intensifies.. 8 trucks, 2 from santa cruz and 6 from oakland, are now on their way to orlando. once there the red cross will assign the volunteers to the hardest hit areas. ( mark ) and happening today... congress could begin discussing a relief package for the victims of hurricane harvey in texas. houston and surrounding communities are busy trying to clean up after the storm devastated much of the southeastern part of texas. 60 people have died as a result of hurricane harvey and several others are
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still missing this morning. ( mark ) and a reminder... kron-4 is partnering with the salvation army today to raise money for disaster relief in the wake of hurricane harvey. ( darya ) all morning long we are holding a telethon fundraiser to help the victims of the disaster. let's go back to tiffany in the newsroom as your calls are coming in. (tiffany)how to help:you can donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call (415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of
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hurricane harvey relief efforts.
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( mark ) thanks tiffany. we'll check tiffany. thanks ( mark ) thanks tiffany. we'll check back with you later.
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( darya ) new this morning... police will be making extra patrols at a middle school in the north bay after a student was arrested for threatening the school.( mark ) kron 4's will tran is live at sinaloa middle school in novato with the details. will. ( will ) happening today... there will be more security at one north bay middle school after a student was arrested for making a threat against the school. this happened at sinaloa middle school in novato. police have not released the details of the threat. a 12-year-old boy was arrested. police searched his home and locker and found several fake guns. he is charged with making
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criminal threats and has been suspended. police say there is no further danger to the school this morning. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) ( mark ) breaking news out of the south bay... police are investigating a homicide in san jose.( darya ) kron
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4's lydia pantazes is live at the san jose police department with the latest. lydia... what do we know? ( lydia ) this happened overnight near story road. i just got to the scene. i am working on gathering more details. i will bring them to you through out the morning. back to you. ( mark ) thanks ( mark ) ( mark ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a major closure coming to a bay area hospital. why families are desperately trying to keep it open. (tiffany) coming up.. how you can help the vicitims of hurricane harvey. next.
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(tiffany)how to help:you can donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call (415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support
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helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of hurricane harvey relief efforts.
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning.
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(james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the
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upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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. hot spot in richmond wb 80 at
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hill accident blocking two lanes, slow from hwy 4. bay bridge wb
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( darya ) police in the east bay are looking for three armed men who robbed a target store. take a look at the surveillance video police just released. the robbery happened at the emeryville target on 40th street on saturday night just as the store was closing. three men armed with guns forced customers and employees to the ground... then took money from the cash registers. ( darya ) the three robbers were last seen getting away in a silver four-door sedan. ( mark ) the possible closure of one hospital unit
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in san francisco could cost some patients their lives. it is happening at the life support unit in saint luke's hospital. twenty-four families gathered in front of city hall yesterday. they pleaded to the public to help them stop the closure. family members say there is no other similar facility nearby. ( mark ) a statement from the california pacific medical center reads in part: "the long- scheduled closure of the sub-acute unit at st. luke's... was a result of negotiations between the city and c-p-m-c. we will continue to provide the best possible care to our patients while we work with them and their families .... to secure places for them in nearby ( mark ) new this morning... the city of san francisco is reconsidering the
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sale of a private street in an upscale neighborhood. presidio terrace was sold for 90-thousand dollars in 2015 after the homeowner's association failed to pay its property taxes. people who live on the street only learned about it earlier this year. now the homeowners association has filed a lawsuit challenging the sale and questioning whether homeowners were properly notified. a hearing on the lawsuit is scheduled for november. ( darya ) coming up... an officer who arrested a nurse for not complying to his commands is out of a job. but he's still employed by the police department. details next. and here's a live look
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. 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 ) a utah police officer caught on video arresting a nurse who refused to draw blood from a patient has been fired from his other job as a part-time paramedic.( darya ) the ambulance company says that detective jeff payne was fired for saying that he'd bring homeless patients to the hospital to retaliate against the nurse he arrested.( mark ) payne was put on paid leave from his salt lake city police job after the july 26th video emerged last week. police have also opened a criminal investigation into his actions.
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(james) tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. (tiffany) coming up.. how you can help the vicitims of hurricane harvey. next. this weekend at kohl's
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shop hundreds of epic deals! no coupons needed! women's sonoma and apt. 9 tees just $5.99 men's croft & barrow polos just $7.99 and jumping beans for baby only $5.00. stock up save big and get kohl's cash. thursday through sunday only at kohl's. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. and happening today kron4 news has partnered with the salvation army to raise funds for disaster relief after hurricane harvey caused widespread, catastrophic flooding and damage in texas.( darya ) to help, kron4 is holding a telethon fundraiser all morning long today to help
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the victims of the disaster. everything raised will go toward recovery efforts. tiffany mcelroy is in our newsroom with more. tiffany? (tiffany)how to help:you can donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call (415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of hurricane harvey relief efforts.
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( mark )( darya ) let's go now to traffic. hot spot in richmond wb 80 at hill accident blocking two lanes, slow from hwy 4. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(james) we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog
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has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay ( mark ) more on our breaking news we are following this morning... hurricane irma has made landfall in the caribbean. the category 5 storm hit the tiny island of barbuda with winds up to 185 miles per hour as it barrels towards the u-s. this is a live shot from st. croix this morning as this storm barrels its way towards the u-s. president trump has already declared emergencies in florida, puerto rico and the u-s virgin islands. the u-s navy is evacuating 5- thousand troops from the florida air station that is in the path of the storm. it has been 25 years since a category 5 hurricane has it the u-s. james fletcher is in the weather center tracking irma's progress this morning.
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(james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while ( darya ) and take a look at this... people are scrambling to get water and other supplies as they prepare for hurricane irma. this is video from a grocery store in miami gardens. a security guard had to step in and hand out cases of water after people started fighting over them. ( darya ) and hurricane irma comes right on the heal of hurricane harvey which devastated texas. at least 60 people died. several others are still missing.
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the storm causing millions of dollars in damage. and even though the flood waters have started to recede the recovery efforts are just beginning. later today congress is expected to begin the process of approving federal relief money. ( mark ) and a reminder... kron-4 is partnering with the salvation army today to raise money for disaster relief in the wake of hurricane harvey. ( darya ) all morning long we are holding a telethon fundraiser to help the victims of the disaster. let's go back to tiffany in the newsroom as your calls are coming in. (tiffany)how to help:you can donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call (415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the
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country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of hurricane harvey relief efforts. ( mark ) thanks tiffany. we'll check back with you later. back with you we'll check
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tiffany. thanks ( mark ) efforts. ( mark ) thanks tiffany. we'll check back with you later. ( darya ) coming up... why this
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tweet may have cost colin kaepernick a job. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge.
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hot spot in richmond wb 80 at hill accident blocking two lanes, slow from hwy 4. ( mark ) about a month ago the baltimore ravens were reportedly intrested in free agent quarterback colin kaepernick. but then the intrested died out. and now according to former ravens linebacker ray lewis, the reason is because of a tweet kaepernick's girlfriend sent out.( darya ) here is the
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tweet from nessa diab. the tweet compared lewis and ravens owner steve bisciotti to samuel l. jackson's and leo dicaprio's characters in django unchained. the charachers portrayed a slave embracing his owner.( mark ) bisciotti did confirm the team discussed potentially signing kaepernick with lewis and other former players. ( darya ) i''ll have this story and others on the world according to gary later this morning at 7:45. (james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to
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( mark ) about a month ago the baltimore ravens were reportedly free agent quarterback kaepernick. intrested died out. and now former ravens linebacker ray ♪
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♪ ♪ be a powerful force. nature valley (tiffany)how to help:you can donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call
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(415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of hurricane harvey relief efforts.
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(mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that
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are in the mid to upper 60s for most of the bay area. it definitely feels cooler than it did yesterday morning. patchy fog has also returned over san francisco and oakland this morning. high temperatures this afternoon
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will be cooler than yesterday. expect the inland valleys to warm to the mid 80s. bay shoreline temps will reach the upper 70s while coastal highs will max out in the upper 60s. for the rest of the week, temps will continue to cool through friday before rebounding this weekend. inland highs on saturday and sunday will return to the upper 80s. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:44 am. sunset is at 7:31 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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hot spot in richmond wb 80 at hill accident blocking two lanes, slow from hwy 4. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) a 31-year-old woman was robbed and pushed to the ground while holding her infant daughter in san francisco's soma neighborhood. it happened on sunday morning in the area of seventh and natoma streets. police say the victim was on her cellphone while holding her daughter when a man walked up, stole her phone and pushed the woman to the ground. the attacker took off and is still on teh loose this morning. the infant was unharmed. the mother was injured but is expected to be okay. (mark) mark adlib big board. ( mark ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news
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continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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food. water. internet. we need it to live. but what we don't need are surprises, like extra monthly fees. i see you, fee, played by legendary actress anjelica huston. you got me, mark. we just want fast internet for one, simple rate. for all the streaming and the shopping and the newsing, but most of all... for the this. internet for one everyday simple price and no extra monthly fees. ( darya ) researchers may
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have found a new way to fight brain cancer... using the ázika virus. researchers from u-c san diego and washington university say the virus infects and kills hard-to-treat cancerous cells. reseachers say these cancerous stem cells grow and divide. but because adult brains have very few stem cells... the zika treatment should destroy only the cancer- causing cells without causing much damage. human trials are still a way off... but injections in mice shrank tumors. ( darya ) it's time for dark... milk and white chocolate to step aside. scientists have invented a new chocolate called "ruby." it's pink and it has a fruity berry-like flavor. the
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swiss cocoa maker says the chocolate is made from the ruby cocoa bean and has áno berry flavoring or color added. the new chocolate comes 80 years after white chocolate was introduced to the market. (darya) ahead in gary's world... a new way baseball teams are stealing signs. also how not to lose work time on your commute. and how the hurricane is effecting florida's football opener. ( darya ) coming up.. how you can help the vicitims of hurricane harvey. next. (tiffany) good morning i'm tiffany
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mcelroy.(darya) and i'm darya folsom. today kron4 news has partnered with the salvation army to raise funds for disaster relief after hurricane harvey caused widespread, catastrophic flooding and damage in texas. (tiffany) to help, kron4 is holding a telethon fundraiser all morning long today to help the victims of the disaster. everything raised will go toward recovery efforts. mark danon is in our newsroom with more. mark? (mark)how to help:you can
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donate to the salvation army by going to its website or call kron4 at (415) 561-8063 during telethon hours.grab your phone and call kron4 call (415) 561-8063telethon hours: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.salvation army disaster teams from across the country have mobilized and will remain in communities impacted by this terrible storm, supporting long-term disaster recovery efforts and providing ongoing assistance to those in need.your support helps the salvation army stay on the front lines of harvey relief (darya) we will check back in with mark as your calls are coming in. (tiffany) lets now get a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up this morning to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures that are in the mid to upper

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