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( will ) breaking news we are following this morning... a car crashes through a house in the east bay. i am live in walnut creek with a look at the damage. ( mark ) plus... a woman is raped near an east bay church and the attackers are still on the loose this morning. hear what neighbors are saying about the incident. ( anny ) and... all eyes are on u-c berkeley and conservative commentator ann coulter this week as she is vowing to speak on campus despite the event being canceled. (darya) good morning i'm darya
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folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james) it's cool this morning with a lot of mid 40s to low 50s right now. we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. your "ready 4 school" daypart forecast shows low 50s to start the school
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day. then, low 60s by lunchtime. the winds will pick up this afternoon and the chance of a scattered shower comes into play. make sure you bring an umbrella (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in
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mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. ( darya ) breaking news from overnight... a car crashes through a house in the east bay.( mark ) it happened in walnut creek. will tran is live on the scene with the latest. will. ( will ) i am in walnut creek where a car went crashing through this house early this morning and while the family was inside. investigators say a car was traveling at an unknown rate of speed when it missed a turn and went right through a bedroom that had been converted into an office. there was a family inside the home but nobody was injured.
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"loud, boom, carsh. shouting kids and shouting wife. "extremely lucky nobody was sleeping in what would have been a bedroom that was converted into an office. so they were lucky.">( will ) this is video of the car being towed out of the house. i will be here all morning long talking to neighbors and hopefully the homeowner this morning. back to you. ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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(darya) and take a look at the damage after someone drove into a building in napa. it happened early yesterday morning on sierra avenue. police say the driver was unfamiliar with the area and couldn't maneuver a turn in time.... driving into the building that appears to be some sort of business. luckily nobody was injured. (darya) three armed attackers are on the loose this morning after a woman was raped near a church. it happened in east oakland late friday night. police have not released much information about the attack... but they say it happened on fruitvale avenue,
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right near the saint jarlath church. police say three men held the woman at gunpoint while they raped her. people who live in the area are now on edge. (darya) investigators haven't released a description of the men. the victim was treated at the hospital for her injuries. (mark) u-c berkley is bracing for some trouble this week... conservative commentator ann coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the school's wishes. (darya) anny hong has the details. anny? (anny) the showdown continues and ann coulter is determined to speak at uc berkeley this week. in a twitter rampage and a fox news appearance, she accused the school of canceling the event and vowed to speak as planned. the berkeley college republicans say they will sue
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the university if they don't find a proper time and venue for the conservative commentator to speak by thursday. the lawyer who represents the college republicans says the school is violating the students' constitutional right to free speech. the coulter event was canceled last week due to security concerns. this comes after violent clashes between protestors earlier this year when alt-right figure milo yiannopolis was supposed to speak on campus. the school offered an afternoon event on may second, but coulter rejected it saying there are no classes that week because students are studying for their final exams. everyone we spoke with says coulter should be allowed to speak. (anny) the u-c berkeley chancellor says police have very specific information about threats that could pose a danger to the
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speaker and her audience if the event goes ahead on thursday. we will continue to monitor this situation and bring you any updates as they become available. ( mark ) golden state warriors head coach steve kerr is sitting out game four of the playoffs tonight against the portland trail blazzers.( darya ) kerr was also out for game three and says he is experiencing more problems since having two back surgeries two years ago. assitant coach mike brown took over saturday and the warriors overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to take a three-zero lead in the series.( mark ) for the last year and a half, kerr has been dealing with chronic pain after his back surgery in july of 20-15. it is unclear when kerr will return. < "this is not going to be a case where i'm coaching one not and not coaching the next, i'm not going to do that to our team, our stay we're
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hoping over the next week or two i can a definite realization or deduction or just feel it that i'm going to do this or i'm not.">( mark ) kevin durant is also questionable for tonights game. tip-off is set for 7:30 in portland. (darya) police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 21-year-old man in hayward. this happened on fielding drive, near cal state east bay saturday night. at the scene, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. he died at the hospital. there is no description of the shooter. this is hayward's second homicide of the year. ( darya ) a california judge has ruled a man is mentally competent to stand trial for killing seven former classmates in oakland in 2012. government officials say a trial was ordered friday for "one goh". he's scheduled to appear in court wednesday. the former nursing student is charged with killing seven
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and injuring three during a 20-12 shooting at "oikos university." his trial was put on hold after a judge determined goh had a mental illness... that prevented him from understanding his defense. prosecutors say goh dropped out of oikos several months before the shooting and wanted his tuition refunded. < hey bud, hey bud, you do that to me and i'll knock you flat. you stay out of this! hey hey hey!!!>( mark ) american airlines has suspended this flight attendant after this video surfaced, showing tense moments before a flight left s-f-o friday night. the incident started after a flight attendant took a stroller away from a mother just before a flight took off. witnesses say she tried to put the stroller in the overhead bin. they say the flight attendant took it down aggressively hitting her with it and coming just inches from hitting her baby. another passenger jumps to her defense and starts shouting at the flight attendant. we
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spoke to travelers at s-f-o who say they were shocked by the video. < i mean i was appauled i. i couldn't believe that someone would go and take a stroller from a mother's hands like that. i mean why would they. i mean it made me consider what airlines i'd use and what airlines i'm gonna boycott. > ( mark ) american airlines has apologized for the incident saying the video does not reflect their values. the mother and her family were eventually put on another flight home. ( mark ) and this incident comes just weeks after a man was violently dragged off of a united airlines flight in chicago. dr. david dao suffered a concussion and a broken nose and teeth when he refused to give up his seat to a united employee. his family says they will file a lawsuit against united airlines. ( darya ) a toddler is recovering this morning after nearly drowning in the east bay. it happened last night at a home in concord. police say a 20-month-old child fell into a hot tub. family members quickly rescued the child from the hot tub and performed c-p-r until an
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ambulance arrived. the child was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition this morning. ( darya ) happening now... police are looking for two men who broke into a car, stole credit cards and spent thousands of dollars in marin county. here is a look at pictures of who police are searching for. it happened on thursday at the dickson ranch. the men broke into a woman's car while she was horseback riding and stole four credit cards. they then spent about five-thousand dollars at nordstrom and macy's. police say there have been numerous break-ins at different trails in the area. ( darya ) police say the victim may have been targeted since her car was the only one broken into that day. ( mark ) the man accused
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of murdering his neighbor and dismembering his body in san bruno will be back in court today. police say the murder happened in march when 50 year-old david stubblefield got into a fight with the victim over a space heater. the body was not found until earlier this month. stubblefield is being held on 10 million dollars bail. (anny) still ahead on the kron four morning news... there are a lot of questions this morning surrounding the death of happy days star erin moran. i have the details of her troubled past. (mark) and a little girl is rescued after falling off the back of a bus... and it's all caught on camera. hear from the man who rescued her.(mark) plus... a popular potato chip could make you sick. you'll want to see this report before you make your lunch.
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(darya) in the weather center with james tracking the forecast... (james) (james)it's cool this morning and we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera
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network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. temperatures right now are in the mid 40s to low 50s. expect low 60s by lunchtime with winds picking up. we're looking for a chance of showers in the north bay this morning, then spreading to the rest of the area this afternoon. make sure you bring
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an umbrella. your 3-day forecast shows periodic rain chances continuing in the north bay through wednesday. after that, the weather pattern changes. i'll show you the 7-day forecast later this hour. (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the
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roads this monday morning. the bay bridge (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it
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should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow for the richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the westbound 580 side into the north bay. if you'll be hitting 101 in the north bay this morning i'm not tracking any hot spots...heading to the golden gate bridge will be a breeze and will take about 20 minutes from the novato area and highway 37 to the span and into san francisco. (darya)(darya) (darya) if you bought jalapeno chips recently...you might want to take another look at the best by date. frito lay says there are concerns of salmonella contamination. the chips being recalled include jalapeno-flavored lay's kettle
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cooked potato chips and jalapeno-flavored miss vickie's kettle cooked chips. the bags affected have the a "guaranteed fresh" date of july 4th or earlier. small bags sold in multipacks are also impacted with the use by date of june 20th or earlier. (mark) this morning we are still waiting to find out how former happy days star erin moran died over the weekend. (darya) anny hong has the details on the star's troubled days leading up to her death. anny? (anny) erin moran was found dead on saturday at just 56-years-old. she was best known as joanie cunningham in the sitcom "happy days". she later appeared with scott baio in the "happy days" spinoff "joanie loves chachi." police in indiana say moran was found unresponsive after authorities received a 9-1-1 call. and this morning there are still a lot of questions about her death. she had a series of personal and financial struggles and at times was reported to be homeless. moran had also
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been the subject of tabloid reports that she and her husband were living in a trailer in indiana since losing her home to foreclosure in california... but were later kicked out because of excessive partying. officials say they are still investigating her cause of death. moran's former costars tweeted their condolences, saying they will always remember her as lighting up t-v screens. (mark) a san mateo county judge has ordered a former police officer to stand trial. he is accused of raping five women while on duty. last year prosecutors charged noah winchester with raping the women between july 2013 and october 20-15. investigators say the attacks happened while winchester served with the san mateo police department and as an officer for the los rios community college district in sacramento. winchester quit the police department in febuary 2016. (mark) happening today... the tennessee teacher occused of kidnapping a 15- year-old student is due in court. tad cummins was arrested in a cabin near
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redding last week, almost two-thousand miles away from elizabeth thomas' home. elizabeth is back with her family after disappearing for five weeks. cummins was charged with transporting a minor across state lines to have sex. he could spend at least ten years in prison. cummins is set to be arraigned in sacramento. ( darya ) happening now.... police are looking for a missing five-year-old boy last scene in south pasadena. police say the boy and his dad were in a car together saturday morning. officers later found the car near a park, with his dad unconscious and the boy missing. police were alerted by the boy's mom...who reported her husband never showed for their scheduled child swap. they're in the middle of a divorce and custody battle. the dad was taken to the hospital and then later arrested on
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suspicion of child endangerment. (darya) a 4-year-old girl is expected to be released from the hospital today after she tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway. in this video you can see the back door of the bus springing open and the young girl plummeting to the road. it happened in arkansas on wednesday... but the video is just being released. a man who was driving behind the bus is a trained medial technician and his dash camera was recording when it happened. he pulled over and ran to the girl's rescue. he says she was unconscious at first but he cradled her and talked to her until she came around.
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a broken jaw and needed surgery. it is unclear if she opened the door or if it wasn't locked. her mother says she does not blame the driver of the bus and she is just focusing on her daughter's recovery. ( mark ) the u.s government is on high alert this morning after north korea threatened to take out a u-s aircraft carrier in the western pacific ocean. north korea says it is prepared to sink a u.s. aircraft carrier group conducting drills near the philippines -- and that it has weapons which can reach the continental u.s. this threat comes a day after an american citizen was detained at the pyongyang airport. ( mark ) the u-s is not backing down. japanese destroyers are participating in drills with the u-s aircraft carrier near the phillippines.
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( mark ) for the first time in decades, voters have rejected france's main political parties. instead voters opted for two outsiders in a run-off for the french presidency. centrist emmanuel macron and far-right leader marine le pen advanced to the second round of voting. the final outcome of this historic vote has the potential to transform the political landscape in europe and beyond. macron and le pen now advance to the may 7th runoff election. (darya) 4 your money... the average price of continues to rise. analysts say drivers could see price increases slow down as crude oil costs drop. the national average is 28 cents per gallon above the price one year ago. and here is a look at bay area prices this morning. in oakland the average cost for a regular gallon of gas is $3.02. in san jose it is two cents higher at $3.04. and in san francisco it is $3.15.
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(mark) more of your favorite retail stores are shutting down as the industry is facing more closures this year than ever before. clothing chain bebe just announced they are closing all of it's stores by the end of may. they have more than 130 locations across the u-s. this comes as a report released earlier this month says it's possible that more than 86-hundred brick- and-mortar stores will close it's doors this year. macy's, j-c penney, j-crew, and payless are among those suffering and closing hundreds of store fronts as more people turn to online shopping. (mark) an oregon teenager has sold one million dollars in custom socks... and he hasn't even graduated high school yet. brennan agranoff started his business called "hoop swag" in his parents garage. he gets
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100 new sock orders every day for the more than 500 designs that he comes up with himself. é one of his most popular designs features pictures of goats that his family owns. he says his designs are random and based on current events. brennan's dad invested in his business... and the teen already has one million dollars in sales. each pair of socks costs 15- dollars and are only sold online. brennan says he plans to graduate high school early and work for his company full-time before pursuing college. (james) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up. (darya) plus... dozens of flights at s-f-o are cancelled or delayed this morning. see what is causing so many problems.
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with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. your daypart forecast, mapping out the next 8 hours, shows mid 40s to start the day. then, low 60s by lunchtime. the winds will (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic 25 minutes.
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( mark ) happening now... s-f-o is experiencing dozens of flight cancellations and delays because of runway construction. this is a live look outside from our s-f-o camera. 51 flights have been cancelled today and so far there have been 30 delays. s-f-o had more 155 flight cancellations yesterday alone. the airport is upgrading one of its runways used primarily for arriving flights. there are set to be six more weekend closures up until june 12th. (darya) two men are in the hospital this morning after being shot in richmond.
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the shooter is still on the loose. the two men were walking on gertrude avenue around 4:00 yesterday morning when they were shot by at least one person. the victims are 19 and 28 years old. there is no description of the attacker. (darya) the man accused of killing four people in fresno is admitting to the murders.... and he says he did it because he hates white people. ( darya ) anny hong has more details on the killings. ( anny @ land ) muhammad spoke on the phone from the downtown fresno jail. police say his killing spree began at a motel-six. muhammed says he murdered a security guard for disrespecting him and his friend. a few days later...he says he shot four white men, killing three of them. he says he also shot a woman un-intentionally. muhammad argues he is not a terrorist.
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through. that's why i snapped."> ( anny @ land ) right now, muhammad is only facing charges related to the murder of the security guard. the other murder charges will likely be filed sometime this week. muhammad's attorney has asked for a mental evaluation to see if he is competant to stand trial. (mark) a driver who ran his car into two berkeley police officers is still at large. it happened over the weekend on derby street. (ááátriggerááá) police say as they were talking to the driver, he sped off and then started driving his car towards the two officers. the driver crashed his car a few blocks away and hasn't been found. none of the officers were hurt. ( darya ) happening today... convicted murderer and former new england patriot aaron hernandez will be buried. hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet in a massachusetts prison cell last week. it happened just days after he was found not guilty in a double-murder
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trial. hernandez was already serving a life- sentence for the murder of his former friend back in 2013. a judge has ordered all evidence connected to hernandez's death be preserved. his family is considering filing a lawsuit claiming "negligence" by the prison for his death. (darya) five people are dead including three children after a fire gutted a family home in new york city. the youngest of the victims is believed to be only two-years old. one man escaped the fire by jumping through a second-story window. according to investigators, some of the victims were trapped by flames in the attic yesterday afternoon. the mayor of new york city says this is the deadliest fire the city has seen in two years. investigators are still trying to figure out how it started. ( mark ) congress now has less than a week to approve a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. one of the biggest issues with a spending bill is with the president's proposed border wall. the white house is signaling that the money for the wall must be included in
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the spending legislation so they can begin building the wall: ( mark ) many democratic lawmakers strongly oppose using money from the budget to construct the wall along the southern border. the president took to twitter yesterday saying mexico will eventually pay for the wall. ( mark ) this saturday will mark 100 days in office for president trump. he will hold a rally next weekend in pennsylvania to mark the occassion. the rally comes after president trump called the 100-day mark of a president a "ridiculous standard." the rally will take place on the same day as the annual white house correspondents' dinner-- which the president has decided not to attend. (darya) happening today... an american astronaut will receive a congratulatory call from president trump. this morning peggy whitson set a new u-s record for spending the most cumulative days in space. astronaut jeff
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williams held the previous record, spending 534-days in orbit. whitson is currently doing her third stint on the international space station. she is also the only woman to serve as a station commander twice. (mark) a group of bay area high school students are celebrating winning a robotics world championship . the team called-- the resistance-- from nibot robotics in santa clara won the vex robotics world championship over the weekend. this is the world's largest robotics competition. the team was up against more than one- thousand teams from more than 30 different countries. the championship is an opportunity for students across the world to learn about robotics, organizers say the ultimate goal is encouraging teamwork and diversity. (mark) coming up on the kron four morning news... a warning if you own a fitbit... we'll explain how one seriously injured a woman while she was tracking her steps. plus... your soup might not be what you paid for. we'll tell you about the mistake that could make some people sick.
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area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is
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crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time (darya) the soup in your cupboard may not be what you think it is.(mark) your chicken soup may actually have meatballs in it. more than 4-thousand pounds of campbell's chicken soup are being pulled off the shelves because they have been mislabeled.(darya) the cans were labeled as "homestyle healthy request chicken with whole grain pasta." but instead, they
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contain a type of italian- style wedding soup, with spinach and meatballs in chicken broth. the recall is mainly because of the presence milk and other allergens in the soup. (mark) a milwaukee woman says she was burned when her fitbit exploded on her wrist. these are pictures of the second degree burns she recived when it exploded. (darya) the woman says she had the activity tracker for only two weeks... and there was nothing wrong with the device before it exploded. (mark) fitbit issued a statement saying the problem is being investigated. the company also says they are not aware of any other complaints of this type. (james) tracking your morning forecast... i'll have more right after the break.
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(mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (james)it's cool this morning and we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. temperatures right now are in the mid 40s to low 50s. expect low 60s by lunchtime with winds picking
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up. we're looking for a chance of showers in the north bay this morning, then spreading to the rest of the area this afternoon. make sure you bring an umbrella. your 7-day forecast shows periodic rain chances continuing in the north bay through wednesday. after that, the weather pattern changes. the clouds part and the temperatures rise. looks like we'll be back up to near 80 degrees by the weekend. (rebecca) (rebecca)looking at the bay
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area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san
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rafael bridge is slow for the richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the westbound 580 side into the north bay. if you'll be hitting 101 in the north bay this morning i'm not tracking any hot spots...heading to the golden gate bridge will be a breeze and will take about 20 minutes from the novato area and highway 37 to the span and into san francisco. ( darya ) madison bumgarner is expected to be out for about two months.( mark ) this comes as the giants are starting out the season with the worst record in the national league. bumgarner was placed on the disabled list after a dirt bike accident on friday in colorado. he suffered bruised ribs and sprained his throwing shoulder. reports say that he could be out for 6-to-8 weeks. despite an 0-3 record, he
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leads the team with a 3.0 e-r-a and is 5th in the league with 28-strikeouts. ( mark ) and giants fans are not too happy about a ford commercial that debuted last year.( darya ) it shows what bumgarner does on his "days off." take a listen. ( darya ) giants fans have took to twitter saying the ad should be taken down in light of his injury. ( mark ) oklahoma city thunder
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guard russell westrbook went on a rant defending his teamates after their loss against the houston rockets.( darya ) the thunder gave up their lead as westbrook sat on the bench late in the fourth quarter yesterday. a reporter asked thunder center steven adams about the team playing poorly without westbrook in the game. so westbrook took the mic. take a listen.
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3-1. their next game is tomorrow night at 5:00. (mark) n-f-l player mohamed sanu recently learned that you never know who's watching you. (darya) the atlanta falcons wide receiver tweeted a note he received from fellow passengers on a flight to new jersey. it was from a family, thanking him for setting a positive example for their 10-year-old son. the boy is a hockey player and was on his way to a training camp. the family said he watched sanu as he studied his plays, made healthy snack choices, and was polite to everyone. the note is signed, "the family that sat behind you." the atlanta falcons also weighed in on twitter, calling sanu "a role
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model both on and off the field." (mark) coming up on the kron four morning news... a mother ends up in tears after being hit by a flight attendant at s-f-o. in the next hour, hear what the airline says about this video. and after the break.. . we'll tell you why these new mcdonald's uniforms are facing a lot of criticism this morning. new uniforms for
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people who work at mcdonald's is sparking a lot of criticism this morning. they collaborated with two fashion designers to come up with the new look. but many people turned to social media to slam the lack of color. words like "dark," "soul-crushing" and "mcdeathstar" are being thrown around. others say the uniforms look like something out of the "hunger games." nearly 850- thousand employees will wear them... but in a survey, 70-percent of workers say they like the new look. (mark) ahead at eight on the kron 4 morning news... we're following breaking news from overnight as a car crashes into a home in the east bay. hear from the homeowner as he describes the moment of impact. plus... the search continues for three violent attackers after they raped a woman at gunpoint in oakland. we'll explain what happened. and we're
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tracking rain headed to the bay area today. details on when the wet weather will hit and how long it's expected to last.
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darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)it's cool this morning with a lot of mid 40s to low 50s right now. we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start
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with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. your "ready 4 school" daypart forecast shows low 50s to start the school day. then, low 60s by lunchtime. the winds will pick up this afternoon and the chance of a scattered shower comes into play. make sure you bring an umbrella for pick up at 3:00 today. how will the commute home be this evening? i'll have that forecast coming up in 15 minutes. (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is
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crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind by chp for the span. it should 25 minutes. ( darya ) breaking news from overnight... a car crashes through a house in the east bay.( mark ) it happened in walnut creek. will tran is live on the scene with the latest. will.
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( will ) i am in walnut creek where a car went crashing through this house early this morning and while the family was inside. investigators say a car was traveling at an unknown rate of speed when it missed a turn and went right through a bedroom that had been converted into an office. there was a family inside the home but nobody was injured.
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out the morning. ( mark ) and take a look at the damage after someone drove into a building in napa. it happened early yesterday morning on sierra avenue. police say the driver was unfamiliar with the area and couldn't maneuver a turn in time.... driving into the building that appears to be some sort of business. luckily nobody was injured. ( darya ) happening now... a woman was raped near a church in oakland and the attackers are still on the loose.( mark ) anny hong is here with the latest. anny. (anny) this morning police are looking for three armed attackers. the assault happened late friday night in east oakland. police have not released much information about the attack... but they say it happened on fruitvale avenue, right near the saint jarlath church. police say three men held the woman at gunpoint while they raped her. people who live in the
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area are now on edge. ( anny ) investigators haven't released a description of the men. the victim was treated at the hospital for her injuries. back to you. . ( mark ) golden state warriors head coach steve kerr is sitting out game four of the playoffs tonight against the portland trail blazzers.( darya ) kerr was also out for game three and says he is experiencing more problems since having two back surgeries two years ago. assitant coach mike brown took over saturday and the warriors overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to take a three-zero lead in the series.( mark ) for the last year and a half, kerr has been dealing with
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chronic pain after his back surgery in july of 20-15. it is unclear when kerr will return. < "this is not going to be a case where i'm coaching one not and not coaching the next, i'm not going to do that to our team, our stay we're hoping over the next week or two i can a definite realization or deduction or just feel it that i'm going to do this or i'm not.">( mark ) kevin durant is also questionable for tonights game. tip-off is set for 7:30 in portland. (darya) police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 21-year-old man in hayward. this happened on fielding drive, near cal state east bay saturday night. at the scene, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. he died at the hospital. there is no description of
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the shooter. this is hayward's second homicide of the year. ( mark ) a toddler is recovering this morning after nearly drowning in the east bay. it happened last night at a home in concord. police say a 20-month-old child fell into a hot tub. family members quickly rescued the child from the hot tub and performed c-p-r until an ambulance arrived. the child was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition this morning. ( darya ) happening now... police are looking for two men who broke into a car, stole credit cards and spent thousands of dollars in marin county. here is a look at pictures of who police are searching for. it happened on thursday at the dickson ranch. the men broke into a woman's car while she was horseback riding and stole four credit cards. they then spent about five-thousand dollars at nordstrom and macy's. police say there have been numerous break-ins at different trails in the area. they also say the victim may have been targeted since her car was the only one broken into that day. ( mark ) still ahead. all eyes are on u-c berkeley
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and conservative commentator ann coulter this week... what she's planning on doing even though some expect there to be violence on campus. plus... gun shots at bay area hotel kills one person and injures others... we'll show you where it happened and who police are now looking for. and after the break. a man is accused of killing 7 of his former classmates.. the major ruling a judge just made in his trial.
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maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. i'll have you nimitz commute coming up... ( darya ) a california judge has ruled a man is mentally competent to stand trial for killing seven former classmates in oakland in 2012. government officials say a trial was ordered friday for "one goh". he's scheduled to appear in court wednesday. the former nursing student is charged with killing seven
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and injuring three during a 20-12 shooting at "oikos university." his trial was put on hold after a judge determined goh had a mental illness... that prevented him from understanding his defense. prosecutors say goh dropped out of oikos several months before the shooting and wanted his tuition refunded. ( mark ) still ahead... major tension at sea. see what north korea says its going to do that has the u-s on high alert. (james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. a full weather report right after the break. (dog) yeah, these new beneful
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of the weather this morning... (james)it's cool this morning and we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. temperatures right now are in the mid 40s to low 50s. expect low 60s by lunchtime with winds picking
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up. we're looking for a chance of showers in the north bay this morning, then spreading to the rest of the area this afternoon. make sure you bring an umbrella. your 3-day forecast shows periodic rain chances continuing in the north bay through wednesday. after that, the weather pattern changes. i'll show you the 7-day forecast later this hour. (rebecca) looking at the bay area
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traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow for the
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richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the westbound 580 side into the north bay. checking your commute on the nimitz freeway...it's packed from 238 to 237. a fender bender at the stevenson exit not helping matters. (mark) u-c berkley is bracing for some trouble this week... conservative commentator ann coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the school's wishes. (darya) anny hong has the details. (anny) all eyes are on berkeley and ann coulter this week as we wait to see if she will speak or not on thursday. the berkeley college republicans say they
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will sue the university if they don't find a proper time and venue for coulter to speak this week. the lawyer who represents the college republicans says the school is violating the students' constitutional right to free speech. the coulter event was canceled last week due to security concerns. this comes after violent clashes between protestors earlier this year when alt-right figure milo yiannopolis was supposed to speak on campus. the school offered an afternoon event on may second, but coulter rejected it saying there are no classes that week because students are studying for their final exams. everyone we spoke with says coulter should be allowed to speak. (anny) the u-c berkeley chancellor says police have very specific information about threats that could pose a danger to the speaker and her audience if the event goes ahead on
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thursday. we will continue to monitor this situation and bring you any updates as they become available. ( darya ) the hunt continues this morning for a gunman áorá gunmen after a deadly motel shooting in san jose. this happened around 3:30 early saturday morning the motel 6 at the alameda. police say three people were shot. one was killed and two others continue to recover from non-life threatening injuries. there is no clear description of who police are looking for this morning. ( mark ) the u.s government is on high alert this morning after north korea threatened to take out a u-s aircraft carrier in the western pacific ocean. north korea says it is prepared to sink a u.s. aircraft carrier group conducting drills near the philippines -- and that it has weapons which can reach the continental u.s. this threat comes a day after an american citizen was detained at the pyongyang airport.
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( mark ) the u-s is not backing down. japanese destroyers are participating in drills with the u-s aircraft carrier near the phillippines. ( darya ) happening now.... police are looking for a missing five-year-old boy last scene in south pasadena. police say the boy and his dad were in a car together saturday morning. officers later found the car near a park, with his dad unconscious and the boy missing. police were alerted by the boy's mom...who reported her husband never showed for their scheduled child swap. they're in the middle of a divorce and custody battle. the dad was taken to the hospital and then later arrested on suspicion of child endangerment. ( mark ) the four victims of a deadly apartment fire in oakland last month are being remembered this morning. loved ones gathered at a church last night to remember
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the victims. the fire started in the early morning hours of march 27th. it broke out in a building for those recovering from addiction. families say the memorial service is bringing them some closure. investigators believe a candle sparked the fire. ( darya ) coming up... we are hearing from the man accused of killing four people in fresno. hear what he says made him snap right befiore the shootings. ( mark ) and after the break... why doctors say your kids should go to bed at the same time every night of the week. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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(rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. checking your commute on the nimitz freeway...it's packed from 238 to 237. a fender bender at the stevenson exit not helping matters. ( mark ) ( mark ) we are learning
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about new health benefits of having a regular bedtime for your kids. putting children to bed at the same time every night can reduce their likelhood of obesity.( darya ) researchers stressed the importance of structure and routine for young children. along with a regular bedtime, children who ate meals at the same time and watched less than an hour of t-v everyday had more self- control. researchers say those who had better emotional self-control were less likely to be obese. (james) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up. ( darya ) plus... dozens of
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flights at s-f-o are cancelled or delayed this morning. see what is causing so many problems.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)it's cool this morning with a lot of mid 40s to low 50s right now. we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. your daypart forecast, mapping out the next 8 hours, shows mid 40s to start the day. then, low 60s by lunchtime. the winds will pick up this afternoon and the chance of a scattered shower comes into play. make sure you bring an umbrella. will showers linger into the evening commute? we'll answer that question coming up in 15 minutes along with the 7-day forecast.
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moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow for the richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the westbound 580 side into the north bay. ( mark ) happening now...
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s-f-o is experiencing dozens of flight cancellations and delays because of runway construction. this is a live look outside from our s-f-o camera. 51 flights have been cancelled today and so far there have been 30 delays. s-f-o had more 155 flight cancellations yesterday alone. the airport is upgrading one of its runways used primarily for arriving flights. there are set to be six more weekend closures up until june 12th. ( mark ) two men are in the hospital this morning after being shot in richmond. the shooter is still on the loose. the two men were walking on gertrude avenue around 4:00 yesterday morning when they were shot by at least one person. the victims are 19 and 28 years old. there is no description of the attacker. ( darya ) the man accused of killing four people in fresno is admitting to the murders. from his jail cell, kori muhammad says he did it because he hates white people. muhammad spoke on the phone from the downtown
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fresno jail. police say his killing spree began at a motel-six. muhammed says he murdered a security guard for disrespecting him and his friend. a few days later...he says he shot four white men, killing three of them. he says he also shot a woman un-intentionally. muhammad says he is not a terrorist. ( darya ) right now, muhammad is only facing charges related to the murder of the security guard. the other murder charges will likely be filed sometime this week. muhammad's attorney has asked for a mental evaluation to see if he is competant to stand trial. ( mark ) a san mateo county judge has ordered a
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former police officer to stand trial. he is accused of raping five women while on duty. last year prosecutors charged noah winchester with raping the women between july 2013 and october 20-15. investigators say the attacks happened while winchester served with the san mateo police department and as an officer for the los rios community college district in sacramento. winchester quit the police department in febuary 2016. ( mark ) the man accused of murdering his neighbor and dismembering his body in san bruno will be back in court today. police say the murder happened in march when 50 year-old david stubblefield got into a fight with the victim over a space heater. the body was not found until earlier this month. stubblefield is being held on 10 million dollars bail. ( darya ) a driver who ran his car into two berkeley police officers is still at large. it happened over the weekend on derby street. (ááátriggerááá) police say as they were talking to the driver, he sped off and then
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started driving his car towards the two officers. the driver crashed his car a few blocks away and hasn't been found. none of the officers were hurt. ( darya ) happening today... convicted murderer and former new england patriot aaron hernandez will be buried. hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet in a massachusetts prison cell last week. it happened just days after he was found not guilty in a double-murder trial. hernandez was already serving a life- sentence for the murder of his former friend back in 2013. a judge has ordered all evidence connected to hernandez's death be preserved. his family is considering filing a lawsuit claiming "negligence" by the prison for his death. ( mark ) five people are dead including three children after a fire gutted a family home in new york city. the youngest of the victims is believed to be only two-years old. one man escaped the fire by jumping through a second-story window. according to investigators, some of the victims were trapped by flames in the attic yesterday afternoon. the mayor of new york city says
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this is the deadliest fire the city has seen in two years. investigators are still trying to figure out how it started. ( darya ) happening today... the tennessee teacher occused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student is due in court. tad cummins was arrested in a cabin near redding last week, almost two-thousand miles away from elizabeth thomas' home. elizabeth is back with her family after disappearing for five weeks. cummins was charged with transporting a minor across state lines to have sex. he could spend at least ten years in prison. cummins is set to be arraigned in sacramento. ( mark ) congress now has less than a week to approve a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. one of the biggest issues with a spending bill is with the president's proposed border wall. the white house is signaling that the money for the wall must be included in the spending legislation so they can begin building the wall:
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september and get going on the boarder wall." >( mark ) many democratic lawmakers strongly oppose using money from the budget to construct the wall along the southern border. the president took to twitter yesterday saying mexico will eventually pay for the wall. ( darya ) protestors took to downtown san francisco to protest immigration and customs enforcement. around 20 people rallied outside the immigration offices yesterday afternoon. the group protested the deportation of a college student. protesters say his name is juan montez and he was deported in february. that is one of several issues the group says it is
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mother of two with a stroller at s-f-o. see what happens when one man stands up to confront the employee. plus... a california woman loses hundreds of dollars until a homeless man gives it back... what she's now doing to help him and his family. and after the break... madison bumgarner is out 2 months after a dirt bike accident.. why a ford commercial is making the injury sting even harder for giants fans. and here's a live look outside... richmond san rafael bridge.
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looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. if you'll be hitting 101 in the north bay this morning i'm not tracking any hot spots...heading to the golden gate bridge will be a breeze and will take about 25 minutes from the novato area and highway 37 to the span and into san francisco. ( darya ) madison bumgarner is expected to be out for about two months.( mark ) this comes as the giants are starting out the season with the worst record in the national league. bumgarner was placed on the
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disabled list after a dirt bike accident on friday in colorado. he suffered bruised ribs and sprained his throwing shoulder. reports say that he could be out for 6-to-8 weeks. despite bumgarner's 0-3 record, he leads the team with a 3.0 e-r-a and is 5th in the league in strikeouts. ( mark ) and giants fans are not too happy about a ford commercial that debuted last year.( darya ) it shows what bumgarner does on his "days off." take a listen.( darya )
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giants fans have took to twitter saying the ad should be taken down in light of his injury. (james) watching the weather this morning. your forecast is right after the break.
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we're coming up on 8:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... three armed attackers are on the loose this morning after a woman was raped near a church in oakland. police say it happened on fruitvale avenue.
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they say three men held the woman at gunpoint while they sexually assaulted her. a car slams into a home walnut creek, causing major damage. officials at the scene say a driver was going at an unknown speed, missed a turn and drove through the house. they say it was a work area of the home. no one was injured. steve kerr is sitting out game four of the playoffs tonight against the trail blazzers. kerr was also out for game 3 and says he is experiencing more problems since having two back surgeries nearly two years ago. assitant coach mike brown took over saturday as the dubs took a three-zero lead in the series. for the last year and a half, kerr has been dealing with chronic pain after his back surgery in july of 20-15. it is unclear when kerr will return. (darya)(james) in the weather center tracking the
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forecast with james... (james)it's cool this morning and we are expecting a few scattered showers today. let's start with a live look outside. our 4-zone camera network shows it's clear at the moment with no real fog to speak of. temperatures right now are in the mid 40s to low 50s. expect low 60s by lunchtime with winds picking up. we're looking for a chance of showers in the north bay this morning, then spreading
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to the rest of the area this afternoon. make sure you bring an umbrella. your 7-day forecast shows periodic rain chances continuing in the north bay through wednesday. after that, the weather pattern changes. the clouds part and the temperatures rise. looks like we'll be back up to near 80 degrees by the weekend. (rebecca) looking at the bay area
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traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow for the richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the westbound 580 side into the north bay. < hey bud, hey bud, you do that to me and
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i'll knock you flat. you stay out of this! hey hey hey!!!>( darya ) american airlines has suspended this flight attendant after this video surfaced, showing tense moments before a flight left s-f-o friday night. the incident started after a
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flight attendant took a stroller away from a mother just before a flight took off. witnesses say she tried to put the stroller in the overhead bin. they say the flight attendant took it down aggressively hitting her with it and coming just inches from hitting her baby. another passenger jumps to her defense and starts shouting at the flight attendant. we spoke to travelers at s-f-o who say they were shocked by the video. < i mean i was appauled i. i couldn't believe that someone would go and take a stroller from a mother's hands like that. i mean why would they. i mean it made me consider what airlines i'd use and what airlines i'm gonna boycott. > ( darya ) american airlines has apologized for the incident saying the video does not reflect their values. the mother and her family were eventually put on another flight home. ( darya ) and this incident comes just weeks after a man was violently dragged off of a united airlines flight in chicago.
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dr. david dao suffered a concussion and a broken nose and teeth when he refused to give up his seat to a united employee. his family says they will file a lawsuit against united airlines. ( mark ) normally, kron four's stanley roberts exposes people behaving badly. but this morning, he's flipped the script.( darya ) he shows us people behaving nicely and how alameda county is set to launch a new anti-littering and dumping campaign. my name is chip the bay bridge chicken and i need more help to stop illegal dumping cause its pollution music so give a cluck, cluck , cluck, and pick it up, up, up, don't be a dirty bird this is a public service announcement video being shot at encompass elementary school in east oakland there is so much illegal dumping alameda county ( kids are playing with me) so
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much illegal dumping in alameda county we have to start and loop it all the way back around to the children one, two, three, cluck, cluck, cluck my name is chip the bay bridge chickenand no your eyes are not deceiving you that is ken houston in the chicken suit. and if the name chip the bay bridge chicken sound familiar remember when chip the bay bridge chicken blocked the bridge that when we came up with the idea pickup the trashchip was the hen that snarled up bay bridge traffic when she escaped from a cardboard box back in 2015, and since chickens arent in a singing union ken is the stand in do you know the dance mr roberts (ah) oh hah do you know the dance so sice you don't know the dance so sicne you don't lets show them the dance ready uncle jeff hit the song so the goal is to elimate illegal dumping and littering we need to teach them this is not normal and they should not accept it so we're teaching with alameda county is stepping in to teach the children to take ownenship of their community where there going to be the next leaders.. so for most of the day a video shoot funded by the east oakland beautifucation council
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they even came up with a poster with pick it up in bold letters they even got me to try the dance let's just say . i don't do a chicken very well so give a cluck, cluck, cluck, and pick up, up, up, don't be a dirty bird just getting ready for this little scene here with mr chip the chicken and the kiddies coming out of the library the shoot went on for most of the day and is set to be released in a about a week .. so what i'm going do i have to admit the song was stuck in my head all day .. so give a cluck, cluck , cluck, and pick it up, up, up, don't be a dirty bird in east oakland stanley roberts kron 4 news ( darya ) a southern california woman recovers a money order she thought she lost... and now, she's paying it forward. yesenia del valle says she lost a check for nearly 700
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dollars last week. she didn't think she would see the money again, then a man showed up at her doorstep the same night and gave it to her after he found it. he didn't expect any type of reward in return. that's when yesenia found out he was living in a motel with his wife and children... so she created a go fund me page to help them. ( darya ) so far, the campaign has raised more than 85-hundred dollars. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news at 9... the warriors may be without their head coach for the rest of the playoffs. hear what steve kerr's is saying about his health and when he could be back on the sidelines. that's coming up at 9. and after the break... a mother with cancer has her wish come true... and it's all with the help of her son's elementary school. the story. next. and here's a live look outside... golden gate
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bridge... what is driving performance?
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it's not a weekend hobby. you have to live and breathe it for 50 years. it's the sound... and the fury. it's letting it all hang out there, and it's hanging on for dear life. that is what amg driving performance means. and this is where it lives. the 503-horsepower mercedes-amg c63 s coupe. dying of cancer had the chance to see her son graduate from the fifth grade in a ceremony just for her. the principal of her son's elementary school had been planning the ceremony for
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weeks. her husband was even in on it too. she was told to come to the school and only had an hour to get there. when the mom arrived to the school...she walked into a special graduation ceremony with her son and his four best friends. ( mark ) her son's friends were not the only ones at the cermony. his teachers from first to fifth grade were also there. ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news at 9... we're following breaking news... a car slams into a home in the east bay. kron four's will tran has the latest from walnut creek. plus. a woman is raped in oakland and her attackers remain on the loose... how a stunned community is reacting. and. a 21--year-old man is shot and killed in the bay area. where it happened and the latest on the search for the killer.
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have assembled. spider-man...
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black widow... captain america... and eddie? so, what's the plan? breaking out the guardians, pal. come celebrate the all-new guardians of the galaxy-mission: breakout! during the summer of heroes, only at disneyland resort. hero up! (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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(anny hong): .a weak weather system approaching from the northwest is expected to bring light precipitation to the north bay this morning, and may generate scattered showers farther south this afternoon and evening. periodic rain chances will continue in the north bay through wednesday, with dry and seasonably cool weather expected elsewhere. dry weather along with a warming trend is forecast across the region from thursday through the weekend as high pressure builds in. locally breezy conditions are likely from thursday through friday. (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on.
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traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. ( darya ) breaking news from overnight... a car crashes through a house in the east bay.( mark ) it happened in walnut creek. will tran is live on the scene with the latest. will. ( will ) i am in walnut creek where a car went crashing through this house early this morning and while the family was inside. investigators say a car was traveling at an unknown rate of speed when it missed a turn and went right through a
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bedroom that had been converted into an office. there was a family inside the home but nobody was injured. ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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(darya) (darya) and take a look at the damage after someone drove into a building in napa. it happened early yesterday morning on sierra avenue.
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police say the driver was unfamiliar with the area and couldn't maneuver a turn in time.... driving into the building that appears to be some sort of business. luckily nobody was injured. (mark) happening now... former president obama is making his first public appearance since leaving office. this is a live picture as he speaks with students at the university of chicago. it's part of his mission to encourage and support the next generation of leaders. three hundred students from universities in the chicago area were invited to attend. for the most part, obama and former first lady michelle obama have stayed clear of the public since leaving the white house. (darya) three armed attackers are on the loose
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this morning after a woman was raped near a church. it happened in east oakland late friday night. police have not released much information about the attack... but they say it happened on fruitvale avenue, right near the saint jarlath church. police say three men held the woman at gunpoint while they raped her. people who live in the area are now on edge. (darya) investigators haven't released a description of the men. the victim was treated at the hospital for her injuries. ( mark ) u-c berkley is bracing for some trouble this week... conservative commentator ann coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the school's wishes. in a twitter rampage and a fox news appearance, she accused the school of canceling the
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event and vowed to speak as planned. the berkeley college republicans say they will sue the university if they don't find a proper time and venue for coulter to speak by thursday. the lawyer who represents the college republicans says the school is violating the students' constitutional right to free speech. the coulter event was canceled last week due to security concerns. this comes after violent clashes between protestors earlier this year when alt-right figure milo yiannopolis was supposed to speak on campus. the school offered an afternoon event on may second, but coulter rejected it saying there are no classes that week because students are studying for their final exams. everyone we spoke with says coulter should be allowed to speak. ( mark ) the u-c berkeley chancellor says police have very specific information about threats that could pose a danger to the speaker and her audience if
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the event goes ahead on thursday. we will continue to monitor this situation and bring you any updates as they become available. (darya) police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 21-year-old man in hayward. this happened on fielding drive, near cal state east bay saturday night. at the scene, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. he died at the hospital. there is no description of the shooter. this is hayward's second homicide of the year. ( darya ) a california judge has ruled a man is mentally competent to stand trial for killing seven former classmates in oakland in 2012. government officials say a trial was ordered friday for "one goh". he's scheduled to appear in court wednesday. the former nursing student is charged with killing seven and injuring three during a 20-12 shooting at "oikos university." his trial was put on hold after a judge determined goh had a mental illness... that prevented him from understanding his defense. prosecutors say goh
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dropped out of oikos several months before the shooting and wanted his tuition refunded. ( mark ) a toddler is recovering this morning after nearly drowning in the east bay. it happened last night at a home in concord. police say a 20-month-old child fell into a hot tub. family members quickly rescued the child from the hot tub and performed c-p-r until an ambulance arrived. the child was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition this morning. ( darya ) happening now... police are looking for two men who broke into a car, stole credit cards and spent thousands of dollars in marin county. here is a look at pictures of who police are searching for. it happened on thursday at the dickson ranch. the men broke into a woman's car while she was horseback riding and stole four credit cards. they then spent about five-thousand dollars at nordstrom and macy's. police say there have been numerous break-ins at different trails in the area. they also say the victim may have been targeted since her car was the only one broken into that day.
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(darya) coming up on the kron four morning news... even more retail stores are closing their doors. we'll explain why your favorite places to shop keep going out of business. and warriors head coach steve kerr is sitting out again tonight for game four of the playoffs. hear what he is saying about the timing of his return. and here's a live look outside... bay
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(robin) looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times.
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( mark ) golden state warriors head coach steve kerr is sitting out game four of the playoffs tonight against the portland trail blazzers.( darya ) kerr was also out for game three and says he is experiencing more problems since having two back surgeries two years ago. assitant coach mike brown took over saturday and the warriors overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to take a three-zero lead in the series.( mark ) for the last year and a half, kerr has been dealing with chronic pain after his back surgery in july of 20-15. it is unclear when kerr will return. < "this is not going to be a case where i'm coaching one not and not coaching the next,
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i'm not going to do that to our team, our stay we're hoping over the next week or two i can a definite realization or deduction or just feel it that i'm going to do this or i'm not.">( mark ) kerr says he can take part in practice and film sessions... but is unable to handle the challenges of game night. kevin durant is also questionable for tonights game. tip-off is set for 7:30 in portland. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news.. . we'll talk winners and losers on wall street with our financial expert rob black including a weakening u.s. economy.. a delayed iphone.. and rob answers the question.. should you pay off student loans or save for a house or retirement
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(darya) welcome back... checking the roads with robin... (robin) (rebecca)looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up into the maze. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect about a 20 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 45 minute drive time. moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow for the richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the westbound 580 side into the north bay.
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(anny hong): .a weak weather system approaching from the northwest is expected to bring light precipitation to the north bay this morning, and may generate scattered showers farther south this afternoon and evening. periodic rain chances will continue in the north bay through wednesday, with dry and seasonably cool weather expected elsewhere. dry weather along with a warming trend is forecast across the region from thursday through the weekend as high pressure builds in. locally breezy conditions are likely from thursday through friday.
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(mark) time to talk winners and losers with our financial expert rob black loser: economists expect weak q1 economic growth . . .a report this week on first- quarter economic growth is likely to hew to the overriding theme of the economy's early-in-the-year performance since the great recession ended in 2009: weakness. but is the culprit
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sluggish economic fundamentals or bad measurement? the latest releases on new home sales, consumer confidence and business investment will round out the week's economic indicators. loser: iphone 8 delayed to october or november . . . kgi
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analyst ming-chi kuo said the iphone 8 may not launch until october or november. kuo isn't the first analyst to point to an iphone 8 delay. apple will reportedly launch two other models, the iphone 7s and iphone 7s plus, in september as usual. shortly after, drexel hamilton analyst brian white said the same, arguing that apple's 5.8-inch iphone 8 "will be delayed by several weeks due to challenges around the 3-d sensing technology but still in time for the december holidays." last week, bloomberg reported that supply constraints would delay the
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launch. winner: amazon is quietly exploring ways to use self-driving cars to deliver packages . . . amazon has quietly formed a team to explore how it can best use driverless technology, the wall street journal first reported monday.the 12-person team, formed over a year ago, isn't building self-driving vehicles but is exploring how the tech can be used to improve package delivery.
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should i pay student loans or save for retirement or buy a house?avra
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looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is crowded. metering lights are on. traffic is backed up past 880. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect under a
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15 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 35 minute drive time. (darya) more of your favorite retail stores are shutting down as the industry is facing more closures this year than ever before. (mark) clothing chain bebe just announced they are closing all of it's stores by the end of may. they have more than 130 locations across the u-s. (darya) this comes as a report released earlier this month says it's possible that more than 86-hundred brick- and-mortar stores will close
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it's doors this year. (mark) macy's, j-c penney, j-crew, and payless are among those suffering and closing hundreds of store fronts as more people turn to online shopping. ( darya ) a health warning for the next time you eat outside... when a fly lands on your food you should throw it away immediately.( mark ) flies are loaded with germs that could pose a serious threat to your health. and flies will almost always vomit on your food if they land on it. experts say flies on average carry more than 200 forms of harmful bacteria. they only need to touch your food for a second for their legs and tiny hairs to transfer germs onto your food. flies can transfer contagious diseases like cholera and typhoid. (anny) tracking your morning
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forecast. details coming up. (darya) plus... dozens of flights at s-f-o are cancelled or delayed this morning. see what is causing so many problems. your eyes work as hard as you do. but do they need help making more of their own tears? if you have chronic dry eye caused by reduced tear production due to inflammation, restasis multidose™ can help... with continued use twice a day, every day,
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one drop at a time. restasis multidose™ helps increase your eyes' natural ability to produce tears, which may be reduced by inflammation due to chronic dry eye. restasis multidose™ did not increase tear production in patients using anti-inflammatory eye drops or tear duct plugs. to help avoid eye injury and contamination, do not touch the bottle tip to your eye or other surfaces. wait 15 minutes after use before inserting contact lenses. the most common side effect is a temporary burning sensation. your eyes. your tears. ask your eye doctor about restasis multidose™. (darya)(mark) welcome back
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to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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(anny hong): .a weak weather system approaching from the northwest is expected to bring light precipitation to the north bay this morning, and may generate scattered showers farther south this afternoon and evening. periodic rain chances will continue in the north bay through wednesday, with dry and seasonably cool weather expected elsewhere. dry weather along with a warming trend is forecast across the region from thursday through the weekend as high pressure builds in. locally breezy conditions are likely from thursday moving over to the san mateo bridge westbound 92 is busy getting to the peninsula and making the connection with 101. keep in mind a high wind advisory issued by chp for the span. it should take you about 25 minutes. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow for the richmond parkway exit...then smooth across the span on the
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westbound 580 side into the north bay. ( mark ) happening now... s-f-o is experiencing dozens of flight cancellations and delays because of runway construction.(darya) so far, there are 100 delayed flights this morning and 50 canceled flights. kron 4's terisa estacio has more from s-f-o. san francisco international airport is experiencing about 100 flight delays and cancellations monday morning due to a construction project, according to airport officials. as of 4:30 a.m., a reported 51 flights were cancelled. another 30 flights, ten
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arrivals and 20 departures, were delayed.there are no updates on the revised times of the delayed flights.the number of flights impacted could increase throughout the day. yesterday, sfo saw 370 delays and 155 cancellations. this is all due to construction on runway 28l, which is due for re-pavement.
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(mark) just in to kron four... former "happy days" star erin moran likely died from cancer. a statement just released says an autopsy revealed the 56-year-old actress had stage-four cancer, but doesn't specify what type. moran was found dead on saturday at her southern indiana home. she was best known as joanie cunningham in the sitcom "happy days". she later appeared with scott baio in the "happy days" spinoff "joanie loves chachi." she was just 56-years-old. ( mark ) two men are in the hospital this morning after being shot in richmond. the shooter is still on the loose. the two men were walking on gertrude avenue around 4:00 yesterday morning when they were shot by at least one person. the victims are 19 and 28 years old. there is no description of the attacker. ( darya ) the man accused of killing four people in fresno is admitting to the murders. from his jail cell, kori muhammad says he
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did it because he hates white people. muhammad spoke on the phone from the downtown fresno jail. police say his killing spree began at a motel-six. muhammed says he murdered a security guard for disrespecting him and his friend. a few days later...he says he shot four white men, killing three of them. he says he also shot a woman un-intentionally. muhammad says he is not a terrorist. ( darya ) right now, muhammad is only facing charges related to the murder of the security guard. the other murder charges will likely be filed sometime this week. muhammad's attorney has asked for a mental evaluation to see if he is competant to ( mark ) a san mateo
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county judge has ordered a former police officer to stand trial. he is accused of raping five women while on duty. last year prosecutors charged noah winchester with raping the women between july 2013 and october 20-15. investigators say the attacks happened while winchester served with the san mateo police department and as an officer for the los rios community college district in sacramento. winchester quit the police department in febuary 2016. ( mark ) the man accused of murdering his neighbor and dismembering his body in san bruno will be back in court today. police say the murder happened in march when 50 year-old david stubblefield got into a fight with the victim over a space heater. the body was not found until earlier this month. stubblefield is being held on 10 million dollars bail. ( darya ) a driver who ran his car into two berkeley police officers is still at large. it happened over the weekend on derby street. (ááátriggerááá) police say as they were talking to the driver, he sped off and then
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started driving his car towards the two officers. the driver crashed his car a few blocks away and hasn't been found. none of the officers were hurt. (mark) the hunt continues this morning for a gunman áorá gunmen after a deadly motel shooting in san jose. this happened around 3:30 early saturday morning the motel 6 at the alameda. police say three people were shot. one was killed and two others continue to recover from non-life threatening injuries. there is no clear description of who police are looking for this morning. (mark) breaking news... dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city. this is a live picture from the scene. police have provided no other details, including whether any shots have been fired or any injuries were reported in 911 calls. you can see a heavy police response at a multi-story office building along an interstate in northern dallas. we will continue to monitor the situation and bring you
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updates. (darya) congress now has less than a week to approve a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. one of the biggest issues with a spending bill is with the president's proposed border wall. the white house is signaling that the money for the wall must be included in the spending legislation so they can begin building the wall: (darya) many democratic lawmakers strongly oppose using money from the budget to construct the wall along the southern border. the president took to twitter yesterday saying mexico will eventually pay for the wall. (mark) coming up on the kron four morning news... a mother ends up in tears after being hit by a flight attendant at s-f-o. hear what the airline says about this video. and a little girl is rescued after falling
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off the back of a bus... and it's all caught on camera. hear from the man who rescued her. and after the break... russel the break... russel westbrook is not happy with a question from one reporter. find out what happened as he goes on a rant during the post-game. and here's a live look outside... san mateo on september 9, 2010, pg&e learned a tragic lesson we can never forget. this gas pipeline ruptured in san bruno. the explosion and fire killed eight people. pg&e was convicted of six felony charges including five violations of the u.s. pipeline safety act and obstructing an ntsb investigation. pg&e was fined, placed under an outside monitor, given five years of probation, and required to perform 10,000 hours of community service. we are deeply sorry.
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we failed our customers in san bruno. while an apology alone will never be enough, actions can make pg&e safer. and that's why we've replaced hundreds of miles of gas pipeline, adopted new leak detection technology that is one-thousand times more sensitive, and built a state-of-the-art gas operations center. we can never forget what happened in san bruno. that's why we're working every day to make pg&e the safest energy company in the nation. (rebecca)looking at the bay
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area traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is thinning out. metering lights are still on. traffic is backed up past 880. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect under a 15 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 35 minute drive time. ( mark ) oklahoma city thunder guard russell westrbook went on a rant defending his teamates after their loss against the houston
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rockets.( darya ) the thunder gave up their lead as westbrook sat on the bench late in the fourth quarter fourth late in the on the bench westbrook sat gave up their the thunder ( darya )( darya ) the thunder gave up their lead as westbrook sat on the bench late in the fourth quarter yesterday. a reporter asked thunder center steven adams about the team playing poorly without westbrook in the game. so westbrook took the mic. take a listen.
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3-1. their next game is tomorrow night at 5:00. (anny) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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(mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): .a weak weather system approaching from the northwest is expected to bring light precipitation to the north bay this morning, and may generate scattered showers farther south this
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afternoon and evening. periodic rain chances will continue in the north bay through wednesday, with dry and seasonably cool weather expected elsewhere. dry weather along with a warming trend is forecast across the region from thursday through the weekend as high pressure builds in. locally breezy conditions are likely from thursday through friday. (rebecca) looking at the bay area
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traffic maps and updating drive times. it's busy on the roads this monday morning. the bay bridge toll plaza is thinning out. metering lights
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are still on. traffic is backed up past 880. coming out of the maze to cross the span and get into san francisco expect under a 15 minute trip time. if you're heading for sfo expect about a 35 minute drive time. san mateo bridge improving. no wait at the richmond bridge and golden gate is problem free. (mark) breaking news... dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city. this is a live picture from the scene. police have provided no other details, but local media is reporting that at leas two people have been shot. there is a heavy police response at a multi-story office building along an interstate in northern dallas. we will continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates. ( darya ) a volunteer firefighter rescues a little girl who fell out of the back of a bus in arkansas.( mark ) the whole rescue is caught on camera. katie davidson shows us what happened.
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this is dash camera video from ryan ciampoli - a licensed emt and volunteer firefighter for crawford county.ryan ciampoli/emt, volunteer firefighter "i saw it happening, and it blew my mind, it was like i wasn't even seeing what i was seeing." you can see he is driving down highway 65 in harrison when the back door of that bus flings open.hanging on to it, is a four year old girl.she falls to the pavement, and the bus continues to drive away. ciampoli immediately went into action.ryan ciampoli/emt, volunteer firefighter "obviously you want to leave her there, if shes not in danger, but obviously we're in the middle of a state highway, so i couldn't leave her just laying there."ciampoli says she was unconscious at first - but started to wake up when he approached her. he picked her up - and carried her off the road where they laid her on a truck bed in a nearby parking lot - and got to work keeping her conscious and checking her vitals.ryan ciampoli/emt, volunteer firefighter "then the shock kicked in in her little body and she started kicking and screaming and "where's my mommy?" and things like that, stuff like that is really heartbreaking." it took about 5 minutes for
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paramedics to get to the scene and transport the child to the hospital.her mother tells 40/29 news she has a broken jaw and will need surgery - but is expected to be okay. ciampoli was in the right place - at the right time - but he says he urges everyone to take a first responder class - for situations just like this one.ryan ciampoli/emt, volunteer firefighter "it can happen anywhere anytime, never would you think driving down the road, that something like that would happen." < hey bud, hey to me and i'll knock you flat. this! hey hey hey!!!>( darya ) american airlines has suspended this flight attendant after this video surfaced, showing tense moments before a flight left s-f-o friday night. the incident started after a flight attendant took a stroller away from a mother just before a flight took off. witnesses say she tried to put the stroller in the overhead bin. they say the flight attendant took it down
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aggressively hitting her with it and coming just inches from hitting her baby. another passenger jumps to her defense and starts shouting at the flight attendant. we spoke to travelers at s-f-o who say they were shocked by the video. < i mean i was appauled i. i couldn't believe that someone would go and take a stroller from a mother's hands like that. i mean why would they. i mean it made me consider what airlines i'd use and what airlines i'm gonna boycott. > ( darya ) american airlines has apologized for the incident saying the video does not reflect their values. the mother and her family were eventually put on another flight home. ( darya ) and this incident comes just weeks after a man was violently dragged off of a united airlines flight in chicago. dr. david dao suffered a concussion and a broken nose and teeth when he refused to give up his seat to a united employee. his family says they will file a lawsuit
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against united airlines. ( mark ) the u.s government is on high alert this morning after north korea threatened to take out a u-s aircraft carrier in the western pacific ocean. north korea says it is prepared to sink a u.s. aircraft carrier group conducting drills near the philippines -- and that it has weapons which can reach the continental u.s. this threat comes a day after an american citizen was detained at the pyongyang airport. ( mark ) the u-s is not backing down. japanese destroyers are participating in drills with the u-s aircraft carrier near the phillippines. (mark) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a
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wait 15 minutes after use before inserting contact lenses. the most common side effect is a temporary burning sensation. your eyes. your tears. ask your eye doctor about restasis multidose™. dallas police say officers
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are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city. this is a live picture from the scene. police have provided no other details, but local media is reporting that at leas two people have been shot. there is a heavy police response at a multi-story office building along an interstate in northern dallas. we will continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates. ( darya ) an oregon teenager has sold one million dollars in custom socks... and he hasn't even graduated high school yet. (mark) brennan agranoff started his business called "hoop swag" in his parents garage. he gets 100 new sock orders every day for the more than 500 designs that he comes up with himself. one of his most popular designs features pictures of goats that his family owns. the teen already has one million dollars in sales. each pair of socks costs 15-dollars and are only sold online.
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seven day (darya)that's it for us that's it for us this morning... our next newscast is at 5 o clock tonight. (mark) don't forget, you can stay connected on our mobile app, kron four dot com and on our facebook and twitter feeds. ( darya )
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