tv KRON 4 Early News KRON December 16, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PST
>> top stories we are following-- it looks like the freezing temperatures could be over in the bay area this but there could be a chance of rain this week. >> the young girl who went into the hospital to get her tonsils out - is now on life support. we talk with her family - seeking answers. >> chevrons richmond refinery could be undergoing some changes very soon. we tell you about the report that's meant to bring peace of mind after the plants dangerous fire. >> good morning. it is monday december 16th. i'm james fletcher. >> and im anny hong
here is a live look from our mount tam cam most of us are in the upper 40's. san francisco is a very mild spent 45 degrees. santa rosa is set at 38 degree reading. we do have patchy fog outside. 6 mi. of visibility for those of you in concord. the visibility is much better north of the golden gate bridge. as we head into the afternoon any fault of that we currently see it will burn off. we are talking the possibility of a record-breaking want, low 70's will dominate the south. redwood city will have a high of 70 and upper 60s for places like oakland and pleasanton. even san francisco will be checking in at 67 degrees. your 7 day
around the bay shows warmer weather continuing into tomorrow although temperatures will drop off. most locations will be above freezing. we will continue with mostly sunny skies as we head into wednesday morning but the afternoon will see the clouds increase. >> as for travel or around the bay we have a few majominor incidents. you are good to go if you are taking the bay bridge. the traffic is slow from all of the hour approaches. the san mateo bridges and very good shape. .as we take it over to the traffic maps south bond 880 in oakland there is an
accident involving two vehicles. a tow truck is headed to the scene. we're seeing the first signs of slowing, the yellow was indicating the speeds up 35 to 40 mi. per hour. certainly allow yourself extra time. this should be cleared shortly. >> the 13 year old girl who went into oakland's children's hosptial to get her tonsils out. is now on kron4's maureen kelly spoke to the girl's family - still grappling with how a routine surgery could take such a terrible turn. >> i love my daughter. she does not deserve this. >> her mother choked back tears as she described what happened to her daughter. you can see the 13 year-old in this picture when her
hospital gown. she had had surgery to remove her tonsils. her family stated that after the family she seemed fine but later when they returned, something was wrong. >> she was spitting up blood. i asked the doctor is this was normal. they told me yes, the blood was so much that it's started coming out of hurt nose. it was all over hurt clothes and her face. >> her grandmother who is a surgical nurse came out to help and she stated that the blood just kept coming and 2 1/2 hours later, the teenager went into cardiac arrest. >> there is no way that this could be happening. the next thing that i knew--everyone is running around crazy. i
did not understand why it had to go to this point. >> the family stated that she was brain dead. the hospital stated that they are sad that this has happened to her. they stated that this case is under review. they stated at this point they do not know and that a surgery could appear routine but it may be a complicating factor is that they did not know about. >> the family is left to struggle with what they have to do. they stated that their rush to take her off a life-support. >> i believe in god, i believe that he can occur up. >> this is a decision that they would have to make with their doctor but as far, they have not made that decision. >> they stated that will
keeper on life-support as long as she has a topopulse, >> 16-year-old clifton chatman has been identified as the person killed in the francisco. another man in his late teens or early twenties is police say they are looking into the possiblity that this was a robbery gone wrong. police say it's unclear if chatman and the other shooting victim were together or even knew each other. no suspects have been arrested. this area is known for gang- activity and police have surveillance cameras monitoring the area. so.it's possible that the shooting was caught on video. if you saw anything, call police immediately. >> a 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded near the geysers in sonoma county last night. the u.s. geological survey says it happened around 9:55 about 2 miles east
of the geysers. earthquake had a depth of >> today the u-s chemical safety board will present a stemming from last year's fire at the chevron refinery in richmond. the report is expected to propose recommendations for substantial changes. to the way refineries are regulated in california -- making the rules similar to those in the u-k, norway and australia. that fire forced 15- thousand people to get medical treatment. and it shut down one of the major crude oil units on the west coast for months. the city of richmond has damages from the fire. >> bart management and its two largest unions will continue contract talks today. they started negotiations on thursday over one clause in the labor contract. that is causing a major snag. the unions have already voted to ratify the contract, but bart management says the paid family leave act was
included in the contract by the talks on thursday and friday were the first formal negotiations since october a federal mediator is participating. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news-- president nelson mandela is details on the funeral coming up. >> a community offers prayers as a teenager fights for her life, after a school shooting in colorado. we'll tell you about the threats the gunman apparently made well before the shooting. >> and fresh powder fell in new york and boston this weekend. we'll show you those pictures coming up pictures coming up to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california.
to bid the iconic leader farewell. for more on the funeral, >> nelson mandela is finally home. a marching band and a procession of soldiers and lead this. canyons were fired at 21 gun salute. mandel was a finnelson mandela'y walked behind as well as other dignitaries. they all wanted to pay their respects. in front was his portrait and 95 candles for each year of his life. >> this is then end of '95 glorious years. this is a
freedom fighter, dedicated, humble servant of the people of south africa. >> (singing). when people see goodness and a person, they respond by reflections of goodness. >> after the service, his casket was moved to his burial site. helicopters flew overhead and he was laid to rest. >> the united states will be boosting it's naval presence around vitenam. secretary of state john kerry announced today that the u-s will provide more maritime security to some of china's smaller neighbors. the increase is a response to china's growing assertiveness over disputed terrotories in the area. china's establishment of a new air-defense-zone over parts of the east china sea has alarmed many in the region.
>> welcome back. boston area residents were hit with snow over the weekend. logan international airport says they picked up a little more than three inches of the white stuff on staurday. the city was expected to get up to six inches before a fast-moving-storm left yesterday. forecasters say residents can now expect the fresh powder to melt as rain moves into the area. >> some new york state residents welcomed in the holiday season with the sound of snow blowers this weekend. residents broke out the snow blowers as more than a foot of snow piled up between friday and sunday.
this is some amature video showing a person in alabany clearing a neighborhood roadway. >> this is the north, near albany. >> it is not as cold as you step out the door. >> we do have a cold front headed our way. we do have a 20% chance of scattered showers. for the beginning of the week we are talking warm temperatures in fact plenty of locations are forecasting 70's. we will start off with clear conditions. you will notice that the temperatures are
much warmer this morning in fact, all locations are above the freezing mark. concord upper '30's right now and low 40's for downtown san francisco. we are warmer than where we were 24 hours ago in fact we are two degrees warmer for those of you in hayward. 16 degrees at waking up in half moon bay. we do have patchy fog in the east bay interior spots and we will warm things up by lunchtime. by noon everyone will be in the '60s. >> we will see mid to upper 60s for most locations and '70's down the south. as we break down the numbers paula out to will be at 70 degrees and campbell will have a high of 74. mostly
sunny skies and we do have a spare the air alert. walnut creek will be is 67 degrees. even downtown san francisco will see upper 60s today. we're getting pretty close to that 70 degree mark. as i mentioned, we have here the air alert and you are not allowed to burn any woulod. the air quality is poor in the santa clara valleys. we will see an increase in cloud cover and a again, we have the possibility of light rain and but pass that we will return to seasonal weather and the temperatures will be in the low to mid 60's. we will continue to monitor this portion for right now, let's take it over to the rose. we do not have anything major
in fact southbound 880 has been cleared. >> the bay bridge toll plaza is easy coming from any three of the approaches. we will see no wait at the pay gate. the san mateo bridge is good to go in both directions of highway 92 and the drive time is a 12 to 13 minutes. >> as we take it over to the traffic maps, 12 minutes, that is your drive time from hercules to berkeley. westbound 24 is problem free in both directions. we're not seeing any delays and the santa rosa valley and we're going okay for highway 4. >> new details provide another friday's attack at a high school in colorado, as the victim fights for her life. andrew spencer reports a heard him talking before about wanting to shoot and
kill people. >> a friend of the gunman stated that he was a good person. >> what he assumed turned out to be much more. >> whenever he became angry, he would say that he just wants to cheshot people. he had threatened that he wanted to shoot the teacher. he felt like he had ruined his chances for college and his future. >> he stated that he was looking for him on friday and he could not find him so he shot a 17 year-old girl that he did not know, then he killed himself. the girl is still in critical condition but and,. classmates offered their prayers for davis. they even
did a candle light vigil. some who knew pearson stated that they saw red flags and they're not sure how this could have been prevented. >> this are all accounts, did not exhibit warning signs of mental illness. the school administration is trying to put this as a place of education. >> an ohio man suspected of killing a 9-year-old neighbor over the weekend is set to make his first court appearance monday. twenty-four-year-old jerrod metsker is accused in the disappeared saturday evening while playing outside in the smithville mobile home park where she lived. her body was found in a trash bin a few hours later. >> authorities in new jersey are looking for two men who carjacked a couple at the mall at short hills sunday
night, and shot the man in the head, critically wounding him. authorities say the husband and wife had just finished shopping when they were approached in the second floor of a mall parking deck. the carjackers took off in >> a man convicted of masterminding a fake navy veterans charity could spend the rest of his life in prison. the man who calls himself bobby thompson and who authorities say is harvard- trained attorney john donald cody, was convicted last month of stealing some $100 million. when he was arrested, authorities found fake ids and a suitcase with $980,000 in cash. prosecutors have asked that thompson be given 41 years in prison. he's 67 years old. >> california regulators have failed to collect half the fines levied on assisted living homes for improper care of elderly residents. payments often arrive late. u-t san diego reported the california department of social services has collected only half of the
2.9 million dollars in penalties it levied against facilities since july 2007. one reason is there is no penalty for late payment. the state says they have limited resources, and collecting penalties is not always at the top of their list. the maximum penalty for a violation is 150-dollars, even when a resident dies due to negligent care. >> an urban oil field blamed for causing chronic respiratory illnesses and nosebleeds in a south los angeles neighborhood will be modified. the los angeles times reports allenco energy co. plans to upgrade its air pollution control systems, inspect and repair tanks, and make other changes. the company voluntarily suspended operations in november at the request of california senator barbara boxer. since then pollution and reports of respiratory ailments have dropped. allenco is under investigation by multiple los angeles companies and agencies. the los angeles county
>> welcome back. it might be the most wonderful time of the year. but the u.s. postal service says today is the busiest day of the year. the postal service expects to process around 545 million pieces of mail each day during the holiday season, for a total of 15 billion pieces of mail between thanksgiving and new year's eve. today however.the service expects more than 600 million pieces of mail to be processed nationwide.
the busiest delivery day for mail will be wednesday. and the busiest day for packages will be thursday. >> lottery officials say the next mega millions prize could surpass last year's record 656-million dollar jackpot. no one won the 425 million dollar prize in friday's drawing. on saturday.officials raised the amount to 550 million for tuesday's drawing. this is the fourth-largest in u.s. history.but the 550 million doesn't include weekend sales. >> government-funded educators are visiting california college campuses to pitch students on signing up for health insurance. the effort is an attempt to reach young adults, who are seen as vital to making the affordable care act a success. supporters and detractors of the law are fixating on so- called "young invincibles." only by collecting premiums
from more infrequent users of medical services can insurance plans expect to offset higher costs of treating newly insured older and sicker patients. the effort is funded by a grant from covered california, the state's health insurance exchange for the public. >> the education secretary is telling the government to treat all student loan applications from legally married couples the same - whether they are in same-sex marriages or not. education secretary arne couple is married where it's legal, their application for federal student aid should be treated the same as their straight married peers. it's a shift, in response to this year's supreme court ruling that broadened gay rights. >> more than 30 people have no place to call home this morning-- after a fire rips through their apartment building. through their apartment building. to those who've worried...
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>> welcome back. developing story out of the east bay this morning, police are increasing patrols are on bart stations after a rash of robberies near uc berkeley. kron4 will tran is live at the ashby bart station with details. >> it is not just bart police, oakland, berkeley, and uc berkeley. it is just a team effort to make sure that this area is safe. three of more robberies were just in one week people were
just coming up, in one case, a man had his laptop stolen when someone came up to him and just slammed him in the back of of the head with that pistol. that was one of the incidents. so far, no fatalities it just minor injuries. but they still want to napa whoever this person or persons are. maybe several people might be involved and i had a chance to talk to the berkeley police department. >> these are just loaned pedestrians. thankfully, no one has been seriously hurt. it is very serious. by getting this information not you can see that bart police officers are just patient here and this is making people feel safer because bart stations,
people tend to come here, they're not from this area. this is why the authorities, a matter which department there stating that if you live or around here than you need to be fully aware of your surroundings. >> >> we are tracking warmer temperatures. here is your forecast. >> we will start off with a live look from on the creek. this is interstate 6 a. we are waking up to make clear conditions. you also notice as you step outside that it is not as cold and most locations are at or above freezing. mostly we're in the 30's and 40's. as you head into the afternoon you will notice plenty of 60's.
redwood city and would have high of 70 degrees. we will see upper 50s for pleasanton and livermore. 55 degrees for oakland. as we head into the east, by 8:00 p.m. it still not be as cold, in fact we are holding on demand 50s. >> we're talking very mild conditions over the next 24 hours. let's take san jose for example, we are in the upper '30's. we will see temperatures in the upper 40's. by a 5:00 p.m. you will see mid 60's and mid 50s by 8:00 p.m.. here is a look picture 7 day or around the bay, it will get more for tomorrow in most locations will be in the low 50's. you can expect an increase by the middle of this week. a 20% chance of
showers for the first. we will continue to monitor this. >> take a look at the traffic, there are no hot spots to lurch into. the traffic is doing just fine. we're seeing an increase in volume. the san mateo bridge is moving well in both there are no incidents to report. as we take it over to san francisco there are no issues or delays at the one- on-one, a the interchange in fact the traffic is okay from the upper deck and again, if you are taking public transit i am not seen any delays being reported. >> more than 30 people have no place to call home due to a fire that ripped through their apartment building. kron 4's alecia reid was at the north beach neighborhood and shows us how a one alarm fire caused so much
damage in just minutes. >> this is the week before christmas and now more than two dozen people have been forced to leave their home. they're scrambling to find somewhere to sastay. officials stated that the fire started on the first floor. the fire was put out in 40 minutes but it still cost major damage. >> you cannot even walk-in because of the smoke. fire officials and stated that the water damaged left about 12 units uninhabitable. 31 people drop this building were affected. red cross was there to assist anyone but most people did have some were to go.
>> this liquor store is under the apartment. the owner has to my way for an electrician and his insurance company to show up. he stated that this will take some time. all of this, before he did it gbari opening. >> this is the only time i generally make good money, i do not know how long it will take for them to fix this. >> luckily, there were no injuries. >> break-in newest coming out san jose international airport. terminal a has been evacuate after a broken water main. airport officials are working to see how morning travel will be impacted. all of that terminal a and 9 of 13
airlines are impacted by this break. airport officials are asking passengers to who plan to travel through this terminal to first check add to their airline counter and then the report will show told them to terminal b for departure. >> >> burglars may be posing as contractors to get into fremont homes. last week a resident reported that two
men knocked on his door and told the owner that they were repairing the neighbor's fence and need access to his backyard. the homeowner took the men into the backyard, leaving the door unlocked, and after speaking with them for a 20 minutes, discovered the cash and other items were gone. >> a coast bolt swell is bringing big waves and rip currents to the coastline. the national weather service issued eight beach hazard statement for northern california beaches from sonoma county to monterey, santa coastal's boss could see where is between six to 8 ft. high. the westerly as well poses a potential risk to beach course and people fishing from the shoreline rocks or jetties. >> we will be right back.
>> welcome back. the final radio transmissions from a group of arizona firefighters who died last summer are firefighters lives.and the realization by other fire crews that something has elizabeth erwin reports. maligned >> the granite mountain hotshots were overcome and killed by a wildfire last june. a state forestry division report found the fast-moving
>> welcome back. the search continues for an animal rights activist. suspected in multiple bombings in the bay area. diego is suspected of planting bombs at a emeryville bio-tech company and at a nutritional products company in pleasanton in 2003. the f-b-i has released these images of san diego, showing what he may look like now. a 250-thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to his capture. >> no tip is too small and anonymous tips will be accepted. over the years tips have placed san diego in novato, san rafael, santa cruz and even in northampton, massachusetts as well as germany, spain, france and italy, costa rice and bolivia. >> the f-b-i added daniel
san diego to its list of most wanted terrorists in 2009. he was the first domestic terrorist to be added to the list. >> the body of former n-f-l linebacker jovan belcher was dug up friday in order to perform neurological tests as to what led to his death. belcher's family hopes the tests will provide a clue as to why the player killed his girlfriend and then himself last year. the family is particularly interested in signs of c-t- e. the progressive degenerative brain disease is found in some athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma. one expert says there's a 50-50 chance the test will yield any clues. >> we are tracking warmer conditions. here is a look picture forecast. >> 70's will be in today's forecast. we are in the
middle of a december and we are talking about record breaking want. it will pretty much a dominate the south and we may see seven is along the peninsula. the temperatures and san francisco are very mild. upper '30's for san jose. you will notice that the temperatures are above freezing right now and we do have patchy fog it will burn off as we head into the afternoon and by lunchtime, we will see a mixture of 50¢ 60's. most locations will climb into the 50s. later on tonight, by 8:00 p.m. most locations will be in the '50s and we're talking mild to warm conditions. >> let's get specific with the afternoon highs. sunbelt will have a high of 71 and 74 for campbell. the
ultimate valley--it will be a little cooler and east bay and we are still taught in the possibility of upper 60s. castro valley will have a high of 69 degrees. pittsburg will have a high of 66. downtown san francisco will climb to the upper 60s getting close to 70. we're still build a port air quality and the worst of it is in the santa clara valley. would the burning is prohibited as we do the spare the air alert. good nils is dead air quality will improve by the middle of this week and we're looking for an increase in cloud cover and cooler temperatures by wednesday. by thursday we're looking at a 20% chance of showers. >> as for traffic we are currently not looking at any hot spots. it is a great
time to leave your home. the bay bridge toll plaza, although the traffic is increasing i have been monitoring the shot and there are no weights at the pay bridge. the san mattel bridge and will not have any problems. we're not seen in a backups. the drive time is 12 minutes the green on the roadway sensors and northbound 1 01 is that. we're seen top speeds. >> on to bay area football. vernon davis caught a touchdown pass for the fifth straight game and michael crabtree scored his first td since returning from injury to help san francisco beat the tampa bay buccaneers 33-14. the victory was the fourth straight for colin kaepernick and the 49ers,
who pulled away for good with a 10-minute, fourth- a field goal. kendall hunter put it well out of reach, scooping up a fumble on the ensuing kickoff and diving 2 yards into the end zone for a >> the raiders were at home taking on the kansas city chiefs on sunday. a win for the chiefs would clinch a playoff spot for them. the raiders simply looking to improve their record from last year would have a rough game. kron 4's scott rates was on the sidelines and shows us how the raiders lost 56 to 31. >> it was a tough day for the raiders, it was just brutal. the raiders would come back in the second half
but not much of a chance. >> the greater nation, remained hopeful but it got out of control. five touchdowns and that is the most out of any chiefs running back. he set records. alex smith was looking good. he also threw for five touchdown passes. the raiders would struggle but they did have 31 points. that is what happen, 56 points is the most points that the raiders have never given up. kansas city is looking good, they clinched a playoff spot. alex smith after the game, he was still in good. >> we control our destiny. coming here, getting a win is all that matters. any thing is good when you can
clinch a playoff spot. this is what we are applying for. >> raiders head coach after the game, was not so happy. >> we cannot play a good team like that and turn the ball over seven times. >> as far as fans, this pretty much sums up. >> the raiders will take on the chargers and they have the couple of games left if they want to avoid back to back 4 to 12 seasons. we will just have to wait and see. >> if a line
>> stephen curry scored 30 points, including 20 in the second half, and klay thompson added 19 but it wasn't enough to hold off the phoenix suns who beat the warriors 106-102 last night. the warriors have lost three of four. david lee added 18 points and 13 rebounds for his fifth straight double- double. golden state trailed by as many as nine in the third quarter, but pulled to within 76-75 on curry's 3- pointer that capped a 10-2 golden state run. >> will be right back.
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16th, a rash of robberies near uc berkeley has police on alert. an increase in patrols are expected. we will have a live report coming up. >> a water main break is at the san jose menendez the airport. this is prompting an evacuation and one of the terminals. >> it is mid 30's held the door upper '30's from san jose. most locations are above the freezing mark. you can expect sunshine for most of us and by lunchtime the temperatures will warm-up. we're talking 60's for just about everyone. we are talking about the possibility of record breaking mom and i will talk about just how warm it is going to get. >>warth.
>> we will talk more about traffic in a minute. the survey is pretty light. it is fairly early in the commute and was see how it progresses. >> now will go to the news room. >> happening now, a at san jose mineta airport has been evacuated after a water main break. a hot water line broke into a zero a or around 2:15 a.m. and there is a couple of inches of standing water in the sky bridge area of the terminal, which connects the parking garage to the security. read all airlines that operate out of the terminal are impacted including american, ana, delta, jet blue, and
ignited, u.s. air ways, the virgin american and volaris. passengers can check in at the airline counter and then they will be taken to a terminal b what a shuttle bus for security screening. >> developing story out of east bay this morning, police are increasing patrols or around a bart stations after a rash of robberies near uc berkeley. kron4 will tran is live at the ashby bart station with details. the last robbery that took place on thursday, a man had his laptop stolen. unfortunately, these operas have not resulted in any fatalities just minor injuries. this is a high traffic area. others
surrounding cities also come here to hop on the station. it is very important that the police stepped up their patrol. we have seen four to five police officers around this area. this is probably the safest bart station because of what has happened nonetheless, i had a chance to talk to the police department and this is what they had to say. >> put and they see pedestrians walking in the area. thankfully, no one has been seriously hurt. it is very serious and we hope that by getting this information out we can get them. >> they are not sure if this is one person or a series of several people that just are not sure. they believe that the suspect is african
american but they cannot connect the dots. they're telling people that until they catch this person, they want people to be aware if they come to ask the bart station. they wanted to be aware of your surroundings because many people--they're not from this area. >> i know in one case it was like 930 in morning when a pregnant woman was brought. are all of these in the daylight? >> it is just a mixed. the other one was in the late afternoon. they're happening at all hours of the day. robberies and tend to pick up drilling a holiday. they're just basically putting a blanket up there for people to be careful, be mindful of where you are. >> a 16 year-old clifton
chatman has been identified as the person killed in the saturday night shooting and there alemany boulevard in san francisco. another man in his late teens or early 20s is in critical condition. police say they're looking into the possibility that it was a robbery gone wrong. police say it is unclear if the two were together or even if they knew each other. no suspects have been arrested. >> today the u.s. chemical safety board will present a draft report of findings stemming from last year's fire at the chevron refinery in richmond. the report is expected to propose recommendations for substantial changes to the way that the refineries are regulated in california-- making the rules similar to those of the u.k., norway
and australia. that fire forced a $15 and people to get medical treatment and is shut down one of the major crude oil units on the west coast for months. >> still ahead on of the kron 4 news. did those holiday packages and letters already early, today is the busiest day of the year for the united states postal service. >> residents along the east coast are digging out of all the snow this morning after a weekend winter blast >> we will get full look at the forecast coming up. tell me you can't wa for chrimas.
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happened on my 55 about 2 mi. east of the gazers. there were no reports of damage. >> major changes to ac transit lines in alameda county. these changes and started just today-that's they include new bus lines service employment centers and shopping areas. more direct routes for certain lines. there's also an increased frequency among are hours on other lines for more information you can go to their website. >> bart management and its two largest unions will continue contract talks today. they started negotiations on thursday over one clause in the labor contract thaausing a major snag. the unions have already bowed to rectify this contract. the talks on thursday and friday were the first formal negotiations
since october 21st. >> it might be the most wonderful time of the year, but the u.s. postal service says that today is the busiest day of the year. the postal service expects to process are romp 545 million pieces of mail each day during the holiday season, for a total of 15 billion pieces of mail between thanksgiving and new year's eve. today however, the service expects more than 600 million pieces of mail to be processed nationwide. the busy as a delivery date for mail will be wednesday, and the busiest day for packages will be thursday. >> i will break down your afternoon highs when the kron4 news continues.
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weekend snowstorm that hit parts of the north east. on the left is a video out of maine. nearly 17 in. of snow fell in the state's southern coast. all right, new york where hundreds of flights were canceled over the weekend because of heavy snow. flights and on the new york city area are taking off on schedule today. while the weather posed problems for travelers, skiers were rejoicing about the fresh power. >> it is looking like a a 20% chance and we may have light rain. i really do not think that will = no. perhaps the mid peninsula i am are looking on and then on tap this week but we are talking about a warm-up. san francisco right now is very
mild and 44 degrees. even santa rosa is checking in at 36 degrees. this is much warmer compared to what we have experienced for the past two weeks. here's a look at future cast 4, by lunchtime most locations are in the '60s. as we pushed the clock into motion a 70-- 70's for the south and mid to upper 60s for pretty much everywhere. later on tonight it looks like most locations are back into the 50s. sunnyvale will have high-- evergreen will have a high of 74. as we head into the east, the temperatures will be as warm but warmer than where we should be. walnut creek will have a high of 67 degrees. >> even at downtown san francisco will climb into
the upper 60s. 664 berkeley. the temperatures are actually eight degrees warmer compared to what we experienced yesterday. we are following the ninth spare the air day and that means that no wood bar and a. air quality is the worst for the santa clara valley but there does improve by the middle of this week. the seven day of around the bay shows by wednesday that the temperatures will cool down and that is all in advance to a cold front. it is cords to get pretty windy as we wrap up the work week but we're back into the sunshine as we head into next week. the time is 5:18 a.m.. >> it is still a pretty good start for the morning commute. we have had a few minor incidents. no hot spots to concern yourself
with. there is a easy commute from the macarthur mayes. it is an easy trip across the span as well. likewise for '92 and the san mateo bridge. there are no problems. the golden gate bridge, 11 is looking good. as we up that the east bay commute on interstate 5 a, i am not sure if we have had the traffic. if it is definitely lighter than usual and looking at south bay freeway and pretty easy ride for your trip headed south on highway 880. first for you will have an easy trip through marin as well. >> the time is 5:19 a.m..
investigators are saying that 18 year-old karl pierson entered colorado's arapahoe high-school bent on revenge. his target, his and debate coach tracy murphy. murphy suspended him from the team in september. before he could reach his intended target, he encountered a 17 year-old claire davis, shooting her apparently at random, point blank in the head. now, she remains in critical condition at a local hospital. the sheriff is now compiling never to speak the shooter's name again. >> the sheriff appraised of the school's quick deployment of is active shooter protocol, and the fast action of an on campus deputy. the whole ordeal
over 80 seconds. authorities also helping coach murphy as a hero for attempting to lure him away from the school born the rampage. said the school has been canceled today, and it is not clear when students will be back. >> new this morning, u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in vietnam where he is announcing the u.s. will be boosting their naval presence in the region. the increase is a response to china's growing assertiveness over disputed territories in the east china area. here is video of carries a visit. carey is also making headlines, calling north korea's leader " reckless " and " insecure " after recently executing his uncle. >> a republican senator has a flair for the dramatic
when it comes to his latest comments on the twitter. senator bob roocho from north carolina tweet did yesterday, that the affordable care act has done more damage to the u.s. than the not cease, the soviets and terraced combine. he also was the prime sponsor of a bill to keep obama care insurance exchanges from his state. he also refused to take part in the medicaid expansion. the tweet also received a litany of an angry responses. , including some who said that he should step down. >> firefighters in china have managed to put out a fire that raced through a 25 story high rise. the chinese news agency reports of the fire was out and about 11 hours after it began. construction on the building was halted to years ago. officials say it was a been
used for storage. >> a 67 year-old man has been convicted of running a fake and navy veterans and charity and suspend arrest of his life in prison. the man calls himself a bobby thomson. he was convicted of stealing $100 million last month. authorities said that the man is actually a haywar harvard-trained attorney named john donald cody. when he was arrested the stories found fake ids and a suitcase with almost a million dollars in cash. prosecutors asked that thompson be given 41 years in prison. >> will be right back.
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biggest percentage decline for the dow and s&p 500 since the final week of august. it looks like it will be a rebound day. the- all 15,755.36. + $15.93. the nasdaq 4098. plus a $2.58. the s&p 501,775.32 -0.18. >> the time is 5:27 a.m.. a new poll out this morning suggest that americans are not expecting another great year for the stock market. the associated press poll, a 40% of people polled think that the market will beat
stabilize where it is now by the end of next year. 39 percent predict it will drop, but not crash. only 14 percent believe that the market will rise and 5% think it will crash. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. we are watching the situation that is unfolding at san jose mineta, worry more main break is affecting one of the term most there. we will have an update for you the term most there. we will have an update for you coming up. ♪ [ lane ] do you ever fe like you're growingld
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>> welcome back. the time is 5:30 a.m.. >> we're starting the week of would temperatures warmer than what we have been seen for the past two weeks. this is something to be excited about. most locations are either at or above freezing san francisco is currently at 48 degrees. we are waking up to make clear conditions and we will see plenty of sunshine for the afternoon in fact, take a look at some of the warmest spots. campbell will have a high of 74 degrees. we would even see low 70's for san jose and mountain view. i think--
we will continue with warm and average temperatures into tomorrow and i will break down your 7 their round the bay coming up. >> we're still looking at a very quiet ride and even though the conditions are not getting heavier, we're still not seen anything in the wake of hot spots. things may be a little bit lighter than usual. if you look closely, you concede that there are some flashing lights. it will be clear fairly shortly. as you concede on your screen, interstate 580 and highway 4 have some slowing but not as much. the south bay peninsula is still looking pretty good. >> we want to go live at san jose mineta airport that
has been evacuated after broken water main. kron4 jackie sissel joins us live with details. >> as you can see it is a complete mess. a problem will stay that way for several hours. give yourself extra time. here is video inside the terminal a, there is a breeze way and there is where a hot water main burst at about 2:00 a.m.. this basically shut down this whole area. we're not for sure how huge it is but the entire area is flooded. basically, they are shutting down the security checkpoint and the baggage claim. if you are flying out of this terminal for right now you will have the check-in, get on the bus, and go down to
determine the b and then go through security. you osmanli come back here and fly out of here. you have to do the opposite if you are arriving. thousands of people continued to arrive here. they will have to be bused down to go through security because the check point is basically shut down and flooded. this is going to affect airport traffic through a good portion of the morning. they finally turned the war remained off but we're not sure how big it is but if you are flying out of mieta you will have to give yourself more time. i did check with one of the police officers here and his designated to the airport if there was any delays with the flights? he stated that
he think that they will but that people should give theirself extra time. >> the airline's coming at-- we're talking about a lot of airlines. there are big delays this morning and we would check back with jack the form of day. >> in san francisco, more than 30 people are homeless this morning after a fire ripped through their apartment building. the fire started just toda in a third flootoday at third floor apartment in the city's north beach neighborhood. the one alarm fire was knocked down with than 40 minutes. at least 12 units are now uninhabitable affecteaffecting 31 people. the
owner has nothere's also an exte damage to a liquor store that is under the apartment complex. the owner now has to wait for an electrician and his insurance company to show before he can even think every opening. >> luckily, no one was injured in this fire. the red cross was there to assist anyone in need. >> the 13 year-old girl who went to children's hospital in oakland to get her tonsils out is now on life support. kron4 maureen kelly spoke to the girl's family, still grappling with called a routine surgery could take such a terrible time. >> the mother choked back
tears. you can see the 13 year-old and this picture when her hospital gown. she was just a post have a routine surgery to remove her tonsils. the family stated that after the operation she seemed fine, asking for a popsicle. but later, when her mom went to see her in i c u she saw something was wrong. >> she was spitting up a lot of blood and i was asking them if this was normal after a time so is remote. at first they said yes, but the blood was so much to where it started coming out hardnosed, coming out of her mouth, and it was clocks and it was all over her clothes and all over her face. >> the grandmother who is a
surgical nurse at kaiser in oakland came in to help, she says that the blood kept coming and then about 2 1/2 hours later, the one thing the book, the teenager went into cardiac arrest. >> i see them giving her chest compressions, i was like now way now now wait no this can't be happening. they are giving chest compressions and i think that--for blood transfusions and then platelets and then everyone is running along crazy now and trying to do-- i did not understand why it had to get to that point. >> the family says that they were told on wednesday that she was brain dead. a spokesperson for children's hospital says that they are incredibly sad about what has happened to their young patients, but could not give an answer as to what happened when the surgery. >> at this point we do not
know the specifics, so it could be that this surgery would appear routine or could be seen as routine, but there may be a complicating factor is that none of us know about at this point. >> the family is left to struggle with what to do now and they feel like they're being rushed to take her off a life-support, something they do not want to do. >> i refuse to take off because i believe in god and i believe that he can occur up. >> a hospital spokesperson says that it is not us and telling them it has to be done. that is a decision that they are going to have to make with their doctor. >> the family is hoping to meet with the hospital's chief of pediatrics and to keep her on life support is -- she still has a pulse. >> coming up on kron4 morning news there are slick road conditions that are causing spend hours on the
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>> welcome back. the time is 5:41 a.m.. this holiday season a dad got a chance to hear his daughter scene for the first time! it all happened at a christmas recital. ashley stehle knew her dad was in the seats. he had just been given a new type of hearing aid only out on the market for year. she wanted to surprise him with a solo, the first time he would be sharing her sink. >> that sum that she sang, " daddy please come home for christmas. " dad was touched and he says that he is amazing how many sounds there are an everyday life. >> that was a fantastic story!. >> here is a quick live look from the bay bridge. our
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for today and we're starting the morning off with warmer temperatures. we are above freezing in most locations. right now is 42 degrees for concord. upper '30's for santa rosa and half moon bay is a 61 degrees. it is much warm and what we experienced 24 hours ago. we have already reached the morning lows and most locations are in the 40's. as we approach lunchtime will start to warm things up. we will be approaching 70 degrees by 3:00 p.m.. most of the '70s are done in the south bay. campbell will have a high of 74 degrees. san jose and even sunnyvale will be checking in at 71 degrees.
we will experience cooler weather but then there will hit a high of 67. upper 60s for richmond. oakland will get pretty clo 70 degree mark. we still have a spare the air alert in fact this is the ninth consecutive day. it good nils is that you probably not need to burn anything because we're talking about one and average temperatures. the air quality will improve. you will see this under 7 day a round the bay. tomorrow will be another one day but by wednesday we will see an increase. we will continue with cooler weather and the possibility of showers for thursday. >> the time right now is
5:48 a.m.. >> we continue to monitor a pretty good ride. the volume is a building at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is not unusual. we're still incident fray. there's still plenty of openings in the heart of the toll plaza. on 92, the san mateo bridge, we are problem free all the way to foster city. golden gate bridges reported no problems or delays. the east shore freeway commute as you can see on interstate 80 is looking good. we are not tracking any thing over a 14 to 16 minute drive time currently from hercules to berkeley. 38 degrees for 580. typically heavy traffic into livermore. the south bay freeway is still a good ride it is starting to pick up small and on one on one
in the northbound direction. we have had problems as san jose airport and you can inspect the traffic to back up on the guadalupe parkway. the north bay ride is still delay free for your trip through marin county. >> the search continues for a animal rights activists suspected in multiple bombings in the bay area. the fbi says that daniels san diego is suspected of planting bombs at a emeryville biotech company and a nutritional products company and pleasanton in 2003. the fbi has released these images of san diego, showing what he may look like now. a $250,000 reward is being offered. >> no tip is too small an anonymous tips will be
accepted. over the years tips have placed san diego in novato, said nfl, santa cruz and even then north hampton, massachusetts. as well as germany, spain, france and italy, coaster rica and bolivia. the fbi added that daniel san diego has been added to their most wanted terrorist list in 2009. he was the first domestic terrorists to be added to the list. >> new this morning, the fbi says that it has prevented a number of shootings and bomb attacks this year, in part, by steering potential government to get mental health evaluations. for years, they agency behavioral analyst unit has worked with the state and
local law-enforcement to profile potential offenders. federal investigators say that through november, the unit has conferred on 148 cases where shootings and attacks were prevented. >> myrna and davis caught a touchdown pass for the fifth straight game and michael crabtree scored his first touchdown since returning from his injury. this helped the san francisco 49ers beat the tampa bay buccaneers 33- 14. the victory was the fourth straight win for colin kaepernick. the and 49ers hold onto a wild-card playoff spot right now, the final football game ever, at candlestick park is next monday night against the atlanta falcons. >> the raiders seem to go from bad to worse yesterday, seven turnovers against alex
smith and the chiefs. former 49er alex smith threw five touchdown passes a killing at least a wild-card spot. they are only the fourth team in nfl history to make the playoffs after losing 14 or more games this season before. the 56 to 31 when is the largest point total allowed a greater history. >> stephen curry scored 30 points, including 20 in the second half, and klay thompson added 19 but it was not enough to hold off the phoenix suns. they beat the warriors won a six-one of two last my. the warriors have lost 3 1/4. david lee added 18 points and 13 rebounds. golden state trailed by as many as nine of third quarter, but pulled mine was earned orbiting the moon in 11.
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appearing in the 1962 famine " lawrence of arabia off. " according to his agent, o'toole died saturday in a hospital. ireland's a presence that " carlin, and the world, has lost one of the giants of film and theater. " o'toole was 81 years old. >> also, joan fontaine died saturday anin carmel. she graduated from los gatos high school. she won an academy award for her performance in alfred hitchcock's thriller " suspicion. " she is the sister olivia dehaviland , fountai, fonteyn was 96 years
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>> the top stories that we are working on this monday, december 16th. a rash of robberies near uc-berkeley has police on high alert, increasing patrols. we will have more on this story coming up. >> a water main break at san jose and mineta, prompting an evacuation of one of its terminals. we are following that story for you. >> a report is due out today on the findings from lechers fire at the chevron refinery plant in richmond. we will have a preview. >> there is a stall on the west