tv KRON 4 News at 4am KRON March 14, 2019 4:00am-4:30am PDT
(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston. lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. we are working our way back into another dry day with temperatures this time around even warmer than those felt yesterday. highs will peak in the mid to low 60's under partly cloudy skies at the coast and mostly sunny skies further inland. temperatures will continue to boost into tomorrow and especially the latter part of the weekend.
one man is dead and a woman is injured after a fatal police shooting in san leandro. this happened just after 4:30 yesterday afternoon ... following a robbery at a business called "thrift town" on east 14th street at 162nd avenue. when sheriff's deputies arrived on scene they found the man and woman in an s-u-v. after trying to make contact ... officials say the driver put the car in reverse towards deputies. that is when deputies opened fire. the man in the car died at the scene. the woman is recovering at a local hosptial for her injuries. none of the deputies were hurt. (robin) this morning we continue to follow the latest regarding california's death penalty. more than 700 inmates on death row are getting a reprieve. governor gavin newsom signed a
moratorium on executions across the state ... putting death sentences on hold. the governor argues the death sentence is unequally and unfairly used on the mentally disabled and people of color. and then there's the financial impact. the governor's office says the death penalty system has cost california billions of dollars since 1978. of all the states, california has the most people on death row.
since 2006. the executive order signed also calls for withdrawing california's lethal injection protocols and closing the execution chamber at san quentin state prison. the order does not provide for the release of any inmate or alter any current conviction or sentence. (robin) bay area district attorneys are expressing their views to the governor's moratorium on the death penalty. san mateo county district attorney "steve wagstaffeá and san francisco district attorney ágeorge gasconá are at odds. wagstaffe believes the death peanlty is a deterrent for certain people, that should be left on the table. san francisco district attorney george gascon disagrees.
socially it does not deter serous and violent crime, when you consider we have not executed anyone in several years and our homicide rates continue to go down theres no reason for a civilized society to have a death penalty anymore.">(robin) since governor newsom only ordered a moratorium on the death penalty ... wagstaffe says he will continue to seek the death penalty in cases he believes deserve it. (robin) some people believe the death penalty is a deterrent for certain people, that should be left on the table. kron4's michelle kingston spoke to family members of other murder victims to find out what they think of the governor's elisabeth semel, uc berkeley school of law"theres certain areas where the governors powers are very clear and when it comes to executions it is clear from the constitution that the governor has the power to issue reprieves and that he has said he will do" governor gavin newsom put a moratorium on executions in california on wednesday -- and called for the immediate closure of the execution chamber at san quentin.and despite the opinions people may have on the decision -- uc berkeley law professor elisabeth semel says he has the constitutional power to grant reprieves.steve
wagstaffe, san mateo county district attorney"this decision by the governor flies in the face of what the voters have done. i guess hes decided his personal views outweight that of the public."marc klaas, father of murder victim "once i was able to process what he had said, i died a little bit."marc klaas -- the father of a murder victim -- is disappointed by the governor's decision.marc klaas, father of murder victim "we have to remember that the individuals on death row are responsible for the deaths of more than 1000 police officers, babies, children, women, that these are the spree killers .. that these are the serial killers."but not all families of murder victims disagree with the order.judy kerr, sister of murder victim"he was a very sweet soul. he didn't hold malice toward people."judy kerr's brother bob was killed in 2003. they never found the person responsible for his death -- and the case is now cold. she is one of many survivors of murder victims against the deathe penalty. judy kerr, sister of murder victim"it doesnt serve the needs of victims families. it doesnt serve my needs as a survivor of a homicide victim. im just glad that governor newsom has had the courage to go ahead and take this step." in berkeley, michelle kingston, kron 4 news
(robin) (robin) our coverage on the death penalty moratorium continues at kron-4 dot com. there you will find more reaction from lawmakers across the state. read about the long history of the debate over capital punishment and hear more from victims families and their take on the governor's order. (robin) now to a developing story. president donald trump has grounded all boeing 737 max 8 and 9 jets. this as new details are emerging about the aircraft involved in sunday's deadly ethiopian airlines crash. the 737 plane went down just minutes after takeoff sunday -- killing all 157 people on board. its the second deadly crash on the
same new plane in five months. in october ... a lion air flight of the same plane crashed off the coast of indonesia-- killing 189 passengers. the f-a-a says new information aligned the ethiopian flight data to the lion air incident. the flight data recorders in the ethiopian crash are expected to be sent to france today for examination. (robin) at san francisco international airport... s-f-o says three flights were cancelled as a result of the president's announcement... united, southwest and air canada are the only airlines to fly boeing 737 max 8 and 9 aircrafts . all three grounded yesterday were from air canada. the aiport says in some cases ... airlines have been able to swap passengers into other approved aircraft, rather than cancelling a flight entirely.
aircraft that wasn't safe." michelle southward/passenger- "not really -- it wasn't one of the new ones. so, old fleet, its united -- i trust them.">(robin) right now, boeing says it recommended suspending operation of the entire global fleet because of the amount of concern raised. (robin) some boeing planes are also grounded at the oakland airport. southwest airlines says -- it grounded 34 "max 8" airplanes out of about 750 of its fleet of 737 jets. southwest has a major hub at the oakland airport ... but the grounding of max 8 planes did not appear to impact flights. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... more details on the college cheating scandal... after investigators confirm two bay area parents were involved. (robin) plus... warmer temps may soon cause problems for drivers... as summer road projects begin this (robin) and... protests at a bay area school... the reason students walked out of classrooms in pleasant hill. (robin) and here's a live
into another dry day with temperatures this time around even warmer than those felt yesterday. highs will peak in the mid to low 60's under partly cloudy skies at the coast and mostly sunny skies further inland. temperatures will continue to boost into tomorrow and especially the latter part of the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
(robin) new details this morning on the nation wide college admissions cheating scam. san rafael's marin academy confirms that were amon charged in the scandal. kron4's maureen kelly has more. san rafael's marin academy confirms that two of their parents were amoung those chargein nationwide college bribary scandal that has so far enshared 50 people.one of those parents is mill valley resident bill mcglashan jr....he had been on the board of trustees of the college prepatory high school but has since resigned since the story broke.he has also been put on leave from tpg...the global private equity firm he founded. mcglashan's accused of bribing a usc associate director to get his son recruited as a punter....despite the fact that marin academy doesn't have football team.in an except from the court authorized wiretap rick singer....the alleged ringleader of the scheme...identified as
cooperating witness number 1...says so i'm going to make him a kicker....to which mcglashan laughs and says he does have really strong legs. another marin academy parent agustin huneeus jr an affluent napa valley wine maker is accused by the feds of paying singer to help his daughter cheat on the sat test....and bribing to get heronto usc's water polo team by fabricating her athletic profile that included the photo of another girl playing the sport.a wiretap allegedly caught huneeus asking is there any risk this thing blows up in my face? singer replying hasnt in 24 years.marin academy has issued a statement saying there is no indication that anyone at the school was aware of or participated in the alleged illegal and highly unethical behavior.they say they are shocked by these charges against these parents....and are especially concerned about the impact this will have on their children.maureen kelly kron4 news (robin) (robin) new this
morning... a hit and run driver is now behind bars. police arresting 41-year old nakleh kare. for hitting a woman walking along golden gate avenue monday. police saying they tried to chase him down, but lost him in the pursuit. he was later arrested tuesday and booked into jail, where he's being held without bail. (robin) one person was killed and another injured when two small planes collided at a regional airport in the los angeles area. it's unclear whether the accident happened in the air or on the ground.officials say a single-engine plane crashed into another craft, which caught fire and collided on the tarmac. the injured person was taken to the hospital -- so far, no word on their condition.the national transportation safety board will investigate the accident. (robin) in the east bay ... dozens of students walked out of class to protest the adminstration's handling of racist graffiti being found on the walls of a campus bathroom. students at
34 year old daniel kor- sunky was arrested ... and booked into santa clara county jail on felony weapons (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... president trump's border wall could hit a snag... find out about the resolution that disapproves of the president national emergency declaration. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up after the break.
(robin) welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines ... plenty of movie news today! david daniel has details in the hollywood minute. "you're him. you're the hero." if you can't wait for "shazam" to zoom into theaters, you may be in luck! membes of fandango's rewards program can purchase tickets now for exclusive advance screenings beginning march 23rd -- nearly two weeks before the film's release.(nat-music)the new i-max documentary "super-power dogs" puts the bravery and life-saving skills of some amazing canines on the really big screen. veteran i-max director daniel ferguson traveled the world for an immersive look at man's best friend."we want the camera to be the dog's perspective, you know. we want to be beneath the dog, we want to be under the water, and we want the audience to really feel like h, know it's stupid. i just gotta see it for myself."you can see
-- and hear -- elle fanning's take on robyn's "dancing on my own" in this advance clip from "teen spirit." fanning plays a shy teenager who enters a singing competition. the actress also performs music by annie lennox, ellie goulding, and tegan and sara in the movie, which opens april fifth. 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 more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.