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is live at the scene with what we're learning. >> reporter: kathryn we are on the corner, of 16th his been a very active seeing. the police department is the lead investment department in this they say that he was shot at 19/mcdonald's. near the bart station. they responded the man was pronounced dead on the scene of the nature is still on clear. it happened just before 6:00 p.m. we do not know if he was on foot or if this was a drive-by or if he was targeted. whorf, if he was an innocent bystander. waror if he was the innocent bystander but they are
talking to a with this canal. as soon as we learn more information we will bring more. reporting live, phillipe djegal, kron 4 newscrime without punishment: percent increase in strong-next at 8. also, this former substitute teacher was are rested on a charge of pornography possession and distribution. he was arrested -- that he was sharing child pornography on-line. >> that some of this pornography was sharing it involving that was pre-
pubescent. the august was around for years old-90 years old the youngest was a run for years old-9 years old -- and around 4 years old. this is incredibly damaging and he was sharing misinformation on line. >> they have no information or believe that he took video of his former students. they are working to identify the children in these images. also, this sex offender is going be. its new home. going to be calling the
plight its new home. and neighbors are still on the defensive at baypint... i showed this to my child. and she understood and now i am in trouble with my wife. i have been around not cases all my life. he is deemed a sexually violent predator. to take residents on this property. like last time they fear that there will be retaliation that want him out. either way they believe that the children's safety is in jeopardy. >> this is the second time that it has happened and i do not know if this is any thing that we can do. >> reporter: there is a
protest plans for tomorrow. and attendance is way down at foothill high school in pleasanton. the problem -- this threat found spray-painted on the wall of a school bathroom. it says " watch me shoot everyone on march 14th" --- which is today. we're just getting the final numbers on how many students stayed home the school district says 675 of them didn't show up today. 509 left school early. and that's out of a total of
22-hundred enrolled. kron 4's maureen kelly shows us what it was like for students who came to school despite the ominous warning. it was weird because no one was there here's a photo that shows empty seats inside one classroomseveral students told me that in some of their classes. more than half of the usual number of students didn't show up were more than half empty.one kid says he only showed up to school because of a chemistry testand it turned out he could have just stayed home too his mom ended up taking him home early the distict says about 80 kids were out because they are involved in sports teams that are away in compeition. but they do acknowledges that some parents told them they were keeping their kids home because of the threat. bite several kids said there were reassured by the increase in security.including the heavy police presence that could be seen all day around campus.but some were still a little jittery. others say today was just a mellower day than normalbecause there were fewer people there saying they didn't take the threat serisouly in the first place. maureen kelly kron4 news. new tonight.a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to two bomb threats at fremont's thornton junior high school. police say the student was arrested on campus today for bomb threats made at the school yesterday and today administrators in san jose's east side union high school district are trying to next at 8. we're following breaking news. police are on the scene of a deadly shooting at the richmond bart station. we'll have new information coming up in a live report.
the state supreme court has cleared a walmart plan to create a super-center in antioch. where the retailer has been trying for a decade to expand its existing store. kron 4's charles clifford shows us what will happen next. this is a google earth view of the existing walmart in antioch. it's near the intersection of lone tree way and hillcrest avenue. currently, the store has about 141 thousand square feet of retail space. under
the newly approved plan to expand the store into a supercenter, the retailer will add more than 33 thousand square feet of space on the store's western side...here... the expanded area will include a grocery store, a garden center, a tire and lube express and additional merchandise space. walmart also plans to add 176 additional parking spaces in this empty lot to the west of the store. there reconfigurations to the existing parking lot, bringing the total number of parking spots to 918. walmart will also be making major changes to the exterior façade of the store, including adding a 10 foot tall brick wall and additional landscaping. in the newsroom, charles clifford kron 4 news. mom, i invited justin over for lunch.
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new at 8 tonight. bay area home prices.through the roof compared to this time last year. new housing humbers just came out.and the average home price last month in the bay aera is up nearly 25 percent from febuary of 20- 12. the biggeest jump is in contra costa country.where average home prices are now 311 thousand.a 32 percent increase compared to this time last year when they were just 235 thosuand. san mateo county homes.now averaging 635-thousand. 29 percent higher than last february when they were less than 500 grand. in santa clara county.you'll now pay an average of 554 - thousand.28 percent higher than last year. alameda homes now average 372 thousand.up 26 percent. you get the idea. the most expensive county.san francisco.where properties are just over 700-thousand dollars. and while home *prices are soaring.home *sales actually dropped from year to year in february. experts say what we're seeing is a housing market that's now re-balancing itself after the recession. ahead at eight. today marks three months since the sandy hook school massacre. why some of the victims' families were here in the bay area. also - the c-h-p is cracking down on drivers trying to cheat the bay bridge toll system. how they're stalling for time - to save a little money. and: samsung unveils its brand new phone. a first look. next. she's known as di=fi, but california's senior senator was more like di=feisty today. dianne feinstein tearing into texas senator ted cruz, a tea party republican. the exchange came as a senate committee approved her proposed ban on assault weapons. and senator cruz tried to deliver what she called a "lecture" about the constitution. >> one, i'm not a sixth grader. senator, i've been on this committee for twenty
years. i was a mayor for nine years, i walked in, i saw people shot. i've looked at bodies that have been shot by these weapons. nearly 25 years ago, when feinstein was a san francisco supervisor, she was witness to a double murder just a few steps from her office at city hall. >> both mayor moscone and supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. she says the horror of that day has never left her. >> i can not get out of my mind trying to find a pulse in someone and putting fingers in a bullet hole. i can not get out of my mind walking into a crime and seeing the brain matter all over the carnage. in 1994, she sponsored a federal ban on assault weapons, which expired ten years later. after the newtown school massacre, she re=introduced the ban.when the texas senator accused her of seeking to subvert the bill of rights, she let him have it, with both barrels. >> you know, it's fine you want to lecture me on the constitution. i appreciate it. just know i've been here a long time, i've passed on a number of bills. i've studied the constitution myself, i'm reasonably well educated and incidentally, this does not prohibit. you used the word prohibit. it exempts 2,271 weapons. isn't that enough for the people of the united states? do they need a bazooka? feinstein's bill would bar the sale or manufacture of military-style assault weapons like the ar=15, used by the killers last year in aurora colorado and newtown connecticut. it would also ban high=capacity magazines, used in the shooting that wounded congresswoman gabby giffords. according to one report, assault weapons have been used in 20 mass murders in the past 30 years. high capacity magazines in 42. but for gun control advocates, the important number is 60. that's how many votes they need to break an expected gop filibuster. >> "it's pretty clear that the assault weapons ban has
become -- the other party's been locked in against that. so i don't see us getting 60 votes." feinstein admits her biill faces an up=hill battle in congress, but she has a plan b. she will drop the assault weapons ban and concentrate on outlawing the high=capacity magazines. the families of some of the children killed in the sandy hook school shooting were in san francisco today. they joined bay area leaders to mark the three-month anniversary of the massacre. and announce an initiative to try to prevent future gun violence. >> "we're moved that this tragedy has affected and
mobilized the nation. we can feel the thirst for change/ though there have been many senseless losses before and since sandy hook, we're determined to make this a turning point for our country." december 14-th. 20 students and six adults were killed in the shooting in newtown, connecticut. now - a new initiative' - will use money from venture capitalists. to invest in new innovations in gun safety. mental health research. and school safety. the tech community is also >> jacqueline: the south bay, 70's through san jose. guion cooler along the coast. where it has kept -- it has kept the temperatures cooler with the clouds. and the sea breezes. it is staying rather mild. '60s
and '70s. let us take a look of the satellite and radar. we are getting some of that cloud coverage moving over the bay. of. and mostly clear conditions that will keep all our temperatures in the afternoon. in regards to that fog? not much to near the coast. however, the sea breezes will be in tact. picking up for tomorrow. more coverage near the coast. for the 8:00 hour we are seeing patches of fog near the south bay. not that extensive. coverage could be a bit more. and tomorrow, the temperatures in the 60s in the south bay. mild. 69 degrees and palo alto. for the inland valleys, also as we look for the east
bayshore. a lot cooler because of the marine influenced. temperatures are going to keep it cool and san francisco, berkeley powerhouse the mixture of '60s and '70s for the north bay. slightly cooler for the next couple of days. more dramatic cooling on wednesday with the storm returning. i think there rain could start early wednesday morning. >> we are following a breaking news out of richmond were there has been a man shot and killed a up to the bart station. phillipe djegal has the latest. >> reporter: kathr catherine... this is where the park police officers have been located. there is
still a fluid situation. we do know that they are speaking with one witness. we do not know if this was a drive-by shooting. or if somebody was on foot who shot this person. however, the bart agents heard the shots fired. we are still working to gather information and the lieutenant is making his way to the situation. reporting live, phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> reporter: samsung has of the press release/entertainment release of its samsung
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large production. this is the most popular phone. if the most popular. and this samsung galaxy is the main competitor to the iphone. that is why it is such a big deal. here is what we know. it is slim, light than the previous model. the s four is a 5 in. screen. and by comparison with the iphone 5 is only a 4 in. screen. that will be a high definition amoled touchscreen. this new interface will be cleaner, faster and easier to use and even and i scrolled video if you look away. this will be featuring feet up cameras.
the front side camera is a to mega pixel. and even the language translator. >> this is a powerful application that understands and dialects. with english even with a british accent. and the galaxy will support text to speech and speech to text. >> this will be available in black and white. if those will be as popular as the s 3 and continue to impact the hold of the iphone of its market share of smart phones.
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about one-thousand images of children on nathan forsteel's home computer. tonight, san jose police tell kron 4 forsteel tried to commit suicide in his home this afternoon. and was taken to a hospital. forsteel was arrested wednesday at martin luther king elementary in seaside. where he works as a physical education teacher. crime without punishment: caught on video. more and more bay area smartphone owners losing their expensive devices to strongarm robbers. >> crooks look for an easy target tonight. what you can do to protect yourself. and what police are doing to keep you from being a target san francisco police released a video tonight to kron four news to show you how an innocent victim was the target of such a cell phone crime. police have asked us to blur out the victims face as well as witnesses to protect them from posssible retailiation. the suspects are still on the loose. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, police say with more and more thefts occuring people need to be smarter about their smart phones. >> reporter: watch and
listen how police explain how an three suspects go after a victim on this muni bus. >> on this bus there are three suspects. this was a three man operation the first suspect is standing right next to the victim. the second is right next to the near of the door. but second a suspect is out of the frame and the object is that the person in the light shirt is going to take the smart phone from the victim. the second suspect is going to hold the door open to make sure that the suspect has plenty of time to run out the door. the third suspect that you do not see will watch the front of a boss to make sure that there are not any good samaritans that will help in any way. again, the b surf the bus . is in route and as
it stops it is a perfect opportunity for them to take a smart phone. you can see the suspect take the phone. the victim immediately follows out and she actually recovers her own a smart phone and was able to come back on the bus.... >> reporter: on the rise, here is what they are strongly advising residents and tourists to do to protect themselves. >> your phone has a pass code protection. i highly advised that you put a pass code protection. in an attempt to use the pass code to more than 10 times it will clear everything out of the phone. >> reporter: terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> catherine: strong-armed robberies are a serious and growing problem across san francisco. since the beginning of the year.past couple
months.police have seen a 25 percent increase in strong-armed robberies city- wide. and when you focus on the norther polcie district.strong armed robberies are up 11 percent. >> this woman has no idea that i am watching her. and closer, no reaction. his it to look get the reflection, you can see what has her undivided attention it is her smart phone. and just recently something known as a strong armed robbery. the northern district area like hayes valley, polk rise in
the bay area. we have tips on protecting yourself. and your property. not known. and no suspects smartphone im am on chestnut street in san francisco were just recently something known as a strong arm robbery occurred what is a strong arm robbery? it's when anyone takes your personal belonging by force like a smart phone , mp3 player or even you're purse it so easy for thieves, it's not even funny, in the northen district where i am right now robbries are up 11 percent since january if you know this then you that these numbers could go down if we don't make ourselves a victim by doing something as simple as being aware of you surrondings these men are sitting out having lunch with them one tablet and two smartphones in one brief second they could be gone i am hearing that drug dealers are now switching from selling drugs to selling stolen electronics. simply because there is a
huge market for i phones and android devices and if they get caught with a bunch a phones the police have to prove the phones are stolen, but not with drugs look .i'm not blaiming the victim for getting robbed, but crooks look for an easy target and if you give them a chance they will take it .even on chestnut street in san francisco's marina district, stanley roberts- kron 4 news halflookout mobile security. >> you can even pinpointed this ahead with the loud scream. if you have a pass code is entered incorrectly free time in front facing a camera will snap a picture. >> this is also another website that is dedicated for scellphone a security. one of the most recent articles her own bad experience >> they held out a knife and they said give me your phone.
>> she did some research >> a lot of times they will target and lookout will send you a e-mail with a possible location. if it is reported stolen it will be rendered useless >> these have to steal a certain number of phones that they cannot resell >> that is a free application you can get it on the android or go to the alps to felt apple store after store. or androidtoll plaza tickets. the highway patrol.cracking down on commuters.
now at five. a crackdown on commuters trying to cheat the toll system on the bay bridge. cars and trucks, pulling over to the side of the clock ticks up, and the toll price goes down. now, the highway patrol is sure you can save 2-dollars by waiting it out. the chp is agressivly evaders. camera this morning. the shoulder. some in the median. slow! the chp was there thisat 10am the toll price drops from 6 to 4 dollars. so the drivers.as you see. just right. chp told me this creates a for one it is a huge traffic distraction. no reason so it is a waste when the driver pulls back congested area. if you get caught the ticket is for a non- emergency stop.
of the existing walmart in this was the first full day on the job for pope francis. and as the church prepares for its next chapter -- catholics here in the u-s face some major challenges. and it's up to the next generation to find answers. tory dunnan has the story. >> "are you guys on facebook and twitter?" >> "we are. yes." >> reporter: shots of them eating, walking with backpack on at 22 and 26 years old, louis masi and dustin dought are like most students. but instead of pursuing a career in law or medicine they're both on their way to priesthood. seminarians at catholic university---looking ahead. >> "we're very enthusiastic about what's about to happen" >> reporter: these two are part of the will try to influence the lives of american catholics at a critical time -- a struggle between tradition and modernity. >> "we have to give attention to and to listen very carefully to those and say ok well what is it about the traditions that you feel
are archaic?" >> reporter: as one generation of catholic priests prepares the next for leadership, new could shape the future of the church. >> "the culture of today is very different than it was 500 years ago, but in many senses, the culture is not at the time of jesus" >> reporter: catholic membership is on the decline in the u-s. a pew research study shows almost one-third of americans who were raised catholic no longer describe themselves as such. >> "think some of the challenges are definitely being able to approach the modern church while still keeping our traditional roots." >> "i think it's more of marriage and pro life." >> reporter: the leaders of the next generation say, they're ready. >> "we can't use the same old ways we've been using these last 50, 100, 500 years. with new zeal, we not only need to do it differently, but we need to >> reporter: i'm tory dunnan kron4 news. >> catherine: another cruise ship is having serious problems at sea. carnival is scrambling to charter flights for thousands of passengers after their ship became inoperable at a caribbean port. an emergency generator - which powers ship propulsion -- failed. about 36-hundred passengers were on board. some of them saw what happened on the carnival triumph last month, and didn't think it could happen again. >> "well, i think we kind of figured this ship's newer, they're going to be more
cautious, and um, that you know, things happen, but something like this should not be a recurring issue. and we actually had scheduled it prior to that event happening." >> catherine: passengers are reporting power outages and overflowing toilets. carnival says there were 'periodic interruptions' -- power. >> jacqueline: we are certainly seeing some mild conditions along the coast. and for the south bay as we take a look outside at the golden gate bridge. the visibility not that bad and even along the coast it has improved to dramatically. from 8 mi. visibility which is still pretty good i still think that we are going to see fog for tomorrow. the cloud coverage moving over the bay area. much cooler temperatures for the bay area tonight. we will see areas of fog tonight. away
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federal tax return for 2009, you could be missing out on a refund. how many millions the i-r-s says is still unclaimed. now for today's market update. the dow extended its winning streak for the 10th straight day. it's the longest winning streak since 1996. here are the closing numbers. the dow rose 83 points to close at 14-thousand-539. the nasdaq rose 13 points. and the s-and-p came within two points of its all-time high.after gaining 8 points. >> catherine: if you didn't file your federal tax return for 2009, you could be missing out on a refund. the i-r-s says it has 917- million dollars in unclaimed tax refunds from that year. and says that 984-thousand
people haven't submitted returns. a lot of the money works out to be more than 500- dollar per person. time is running out to claim the cash. 2009 tax returns must be submitted by april 15th. if you miss that deadline, your money will be handed over to the u-s treasury. >> catherine: honda is recalling 180,000 vehicles in the u-s and nearly 250,000 worldwide. a brake problem is to blame. it could cause cars to brake randomly when driver isn't pressing the brake pedal. the u-s recall involves the following models: 2005 honda pilot suv 2005 acura r-l sedan 2006 acura mdx suv honda dealers will install a new electrical part at no charge and will notify vehicle owners by mail in mid-april. no accidents or injuries have been reported. wildlife experts spend days trying to free a whale
tangled in fishing line. a humpback whale spends days tangled in fishing gear off the coast of hawaii. wildlife experts stepped in to help. but as kristine uyeno reports, it was tough to the get the whale the help h last friday morning, the boat operators spotted this, in waters off lahaina. an adult whale, just under 40 feet long, tangled in >> and as you're probably aware they are typically mobile. they're able to dragthe national oceanic and atmospheric administration keep him close to the surface so they could cut him loose. so, they do, what's known as "kegging." and kegging is an old whaling technique. we're going back to moby dick era to throw harpoons at the whales, not to kill them but to attach to them. to attach to them. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles.
>> jacqueline: temperatures for down a few degrees. it will be more subtle as we go towards the weekend toward we will wake up to some areas of fog otherwise mostly sunny skies for the afternoon if you're temperatures are going to be cooler. still on the mild side. the satellite and radar showing the cloud coverage and is almost through of the bay area with clearer skies. temperatures will be cooler out the door tomorrow for the in the valleys. things will be clear for the north fe. and the fog tracker is a bit conservative for the
coverage. we will see more fog near san francisco and the bayshore. pressing back along the coast by 11. temperatures? slightly warmer. 69 in palo alto. '70s in san jose and for the in the valleys. low 70's for the east bayshore mid-60s. we will see that marine influence the same for the coast. temperatures will be in the 50s only 60s in san francisco. a mixture of 50s and 60s for the north bay. as for the sierras it will stay miles for things will cool down slightly. as we take a look at the seven day forecast slightly cooler next week dramatic cooling with the storms returning late tuesday and wednesday
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