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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  February 6, 2018 4:00am-7:00am PST

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(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston.lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after
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another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) breaking overnight... two people are dead after a shooting in the south bay. it happened just before 11:00 last night near the intersection of south first street and east alma avenue. that is right near a denny's restaurant. one of the victims was a man the other was a woman. each was shot once. both died at the scene. police have not released any other details. ( robin ) a big story this morning... stocks going into a free fall. markets open in about two and a half hours... after closing more than 11-hundred points down yesterday. this is the worst point drop in history. at one point yesterday... the dow plunged almost 16- hundred points. a white house spokesman says markets do fluctuate in the short term -- but the fundamentals of the economy are strong. kron 4's charles clifford has more on what this could mean for your financial future. sotit's just a normal bull market correction.venoo kakar
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is an assistant professor of economics at san francisco state universtiy. she says that even though the market dropped over a thousand points. . don't panic.sotno, not because of a one day drop. kakar says despite the setback, the economy over all is very strong and a recession is unlikely. unemployment is low, employers are hiring and wages are actually going up. she says it's this good news on the economy that has triggered the market drop.sotdbecause of the job growth and wages going up, there could be an upward trend in inflation.the federal reserve tries to stop this overheating by raising interetst rates.and when interest rates increase, this tends to prick the stock market. investors get very paranoid about this.and while there could be more down days ahead for the stock market, kakar doubts that the economy is in trouble. a market correction, like the one on monday, could actually help the country avoid the problems that led to the great recession a decade ago.sotwe need this market correction to avoid a bubble sotthis drop doesn't mean our economic fundamental are weak or anything. our fundamentals are very strong.
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( robin ) and right now things are not looking much better for the dow jones. overnight futures have the dow down by about 270 points. so it could be another rough day on wall street. we will be monitoring the markets all morning right here on the kron 4 morning news. ( robin ) in the east bay... there was a fundraiser for ryan joseph...a teen who was paralyzed during a high school wrestling match. ryan's parents told us he was air lifted to craig hospital in colorado... and is making progress in his recovery. but he will now need a van to help him get around. hundreds of people came to a fundraiser last night to help buy him one. his grandmother told us that the young man is still in good spirits.
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during that time he has to talk which is easy for ryan to do. so now he's telling bad jokes to his family .">( robin ) a rep for the car company, mobility works, told us it can costs up to 60- thousand dollars to fix up a van for someone in a wheelchair. ( robin ) new this morning... santa cruz police have released new surveillance images of a man who robbed a u-s bank. the man walked into the bank on morrissey boulevard last month with his face covered. he showed employees a gun and demanded money. he was last seen leaving the bank on foot. police do not have a detailed description of the robber. ( robin ) three people have been arrested... accused of breaking into a car and then running over a police officer who tried to arrest them. we first told you about this story friday on the kron 4 morning news. devonta lofton... adrian landers and jamon butler are all in custody. investigators say officers saw the three men trying to break
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into a car near alamo square. while the officers were arresting one of the three men... police say lofton got in another car... put it in reverse and hit the officers before putting it in drive and hitting him again. lofton is facing attempted murder charges. the other two are facing burglary charges. ( robin ) in the east bay - people are eligible for free tax preparation at ohlone college's newark campus. the offer applies to people who live in newark... fremont... and union city... with a household income under 54-thousand dollars. the services are being offered through the volunteer income tax assistance program on tuesdays by appointment through april 17. ( robin ) u-c berkeley spent 4-million dollars to protect free speech events on campus last year. the money was used to bring in outside police and rent equipment for "free speech month" last september. berkeley says it split the
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costs with the u-c presidents office. the most costly event was the event called "free speech week," .... organized by controversial right wing figure milo yian- nopolous. that event was eventually canceled.... after the university spent nearly 3- million on security. ( robin ) for the first time... voters in contra costa county will receive ballots and information guides.... in a language other than english or spanish. materials will now be available in chinese. the federal voting rights act .... requires that voting materials be offered in a language... if 10-thousand voters --- or 5 percent of a county's residents -- speak that language. san francisco county has been offering ballots in english, spanish, and chinese for around 40- years. ( robin ) on the penninsula - police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman at a park. this happened sunday afternoon at orange park in south san francisco. a 59-year-old woman was sitting near the softball field...
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when a man walked up started a conversation then exposed himself. the man then walked away. ( robin ) the state of california is stepping in -to provide over site - for the san francisco police department. this comes after the federal government ended an obama-era police reform program aimed at helping departments improve community relations. san francisco was among 15 departments nationwide that sought help from the u-s justice department after deadly police shootings. state attorney general javier becerra announced the agreement and said the late- mayor ed lee sought his help to continue the program after the feds backed out. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a warning from doctors that the flu season could get worse before it gets better. (robin) plus... a new lawsuit being filed against the city of san jose. why some say the city could have done more to prevent last year's coyote creek flooding. (robin) and after the break... an n-f-l player
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killed by a drunk driver and the man charged with the murder has links to the bay area. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá) (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period.
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daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with overnight lows above seasonal averages. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) a big story we are following this morning... an n- f-l player is killed in a drunk driving accident in indaina. and we have now learned that the man accused of killing him is an undocumented
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) a big story we are following this morning... an n-f-l player is killed in a drunk driving accident in indaina. and we have now learned that the man accused of killing him is an undocumented immigrant with ties to the bay area. indianapolis colts linebacker edwin jackson and his uber driver were killed early sunday morning. the uber driver had pulled over on the side of the highway because jackson got sick. they were both outside of the car when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver.
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police identified that driver as manuel orrego-savala from guatemala. he is an undocumented immigrant who had been deported twice. ice agents said orrego-savala had previously been convicted of drunk driving in redwood city. he also had other misdemeanor convictions in california and indiana. ( robin ) this morning a motorcycle officer in mountain view is recovering after a collision on the central expressway. the crash happened yesterday afternoon near shoreline boulevard. drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash. police have not released any information about the officer's condition. the driver of the other car is cooperating with the investigation. ( robin ) for your health... flu cases are declining in california ... but there's a warning that they may rise again if a new strain emerges. flu shots have failed to stop the spread of this year's virus. and as catherine heenan reports, doctors and lawmakers are growing frustrated.
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"some estimates put the effectiveness of this year's vaccine at 10 percent. that is unacceptable." politicians are calling for more money to develop a better vaccine. "it's better than nothing, but not a lot better than nothing. across america ... more schools are closing ... this one in new jersey,"it's all about the buses. there is no epidemic in the schools. only among the bus drivers."a military hospital in el paso, says it's overwhelmed. "this emergency department is set to handle 120 patients, and on average we've been seeing 180 and 190, which far exceeds our abilities of resources that we have here."in california 127 people have died so far ... 100 of them since the first of the year.that is the third highest in the last ten years. twenty=two of this year's deaths have been in the nine bay area counties plus santa cruz.siren natthe flu virus can turn deadly in a number of ways ... most commonly by weakening the body's immune system so other viruses like pneumonia can enter the lungs
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... fiiling them with fluid and depriving the body of oxygen.that's why the state tracks combined hospital visits for flu and pneumonia symptoms.at northern california kaiser hospitals, the number of admissions dropped by 50 percent from its peak two weeks ago.as for a second outbreak, look at what happened last year ... a similar peak at the end of january, with elevated levels remaining through april. ( robin ) happening today... the most powerful rocket on the planet is scheduled to make its debut launch. it's called falcon heavy, and it's set to take flight this afternoon. the rocket has as much power as 20 boeing 747 jetliners and someday - may be able to take passengers to mars. todays test mission will carry one of musk's personal tesla roadsters into the great
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beyond. when asked why he would send a 100-thousand dollar vehicle into space.... musk tweeted that he loved "the thought of a car drifting apparently endlessly through space." musk has said that he would like to be able to land on mars by the year 2022. the launch is scheduled between 10:30 this morning and 3:00 this afternoon. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the alameda police chief is hoping to get approval to install license plate readers. why some drivers in the bay area are agaisnt the idea. (robin) and... three big summer block busters release their first trailers. we will take a look coming up after the break.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... you got a taste during the super bowl -- now the first full trailers are out for three big summer blockbusters.
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david daniel has a roundup in the hollywood minute. (nat-engine) "i was kicked out of the flight academy... for having a mind of my own."alden ehrenreich (aaron-rike) takes flight as the young han solo in "solo: a star wars story," opening may 25th."hey, kid. i'm putting together a crew." (nat) "you in?"(nat-chewie roars) "that's yes." (nat- hyperspace jump)(nat) "get ready!" (nat) "thought we were in trouble there for a second, but it's fine. we're fine." (nat)(nat) "what's going on?" "the 96th floor is on fire." "you're gonna be just fine, i promise you that." (nat)"no no no no no no!" (nat)"daddy!" "tell me: how much do you love your family?" (nat)take elements of "die hard" and "the towering inferno," throw in dwayne johnson, and you've got "skyscraper," opening july
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13th.(nat) "my family's the only thing that matters to me right now." (nat)"how many times has hunt's government betrayed him? disavowed him? cast him aside? how long before a man like that has had enough?"tom cruise and his team are back july 27th in "mission: impossible -- fallout."(nat) "so, how is he?" "oh, you know. same old ethan." (nat)"what the hell is he doing?""i find it best not to look." (nat)in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look and here's a
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and here's a and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break. (ácommercialá) (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period. daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with
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overnight lows above seasonal averages. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) the alameda ( robin ) toll to 101. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) the alameda police chief is hoping to get approval to install license plate readers at every entrance and exit point of the island. it's something he thinks will drastically
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reduce the amount of property crimes... which have gone up in the last year. kron 4's spencer blake explains that not everyone in town loves the idea. you're looking at a license plate reader the alameda police department already has mounted on one of four different patrol cars.monday police chief paul rolleri shared how he hopes the city council will approve the installation of 13 more cameras, but this time on fixed points - one pointing at each lane heading into or out of alameda on the four bridges and the two tunnels."instead of them looking for a needle in the haystack, this system says, 'hey, the needle just came over the bridge. the needle was just photographed at this street or at this intersection two minutes ago." license plate readers, or l-p- r's, aren't new.most bay area cities have them in some capacity.rolleri hopes new, mounted readers will catch way more cars connected to crimes, than the car-mounted ones.keep in mind, áthose can only find a car if an officer happens to drive by it."we've heard from other agencies that have installed the cameras - the
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fixed-post cameras - they've had significant decreases in their property crimes." piedmont is one example, and this man used to live there. "personally i just don't like the idea of giving up privacy. it's just a constant encroachment on one's life. on the other hand, i have seen the value that has been demonstrated in piedmont.""it sounds like surveillance of an entire population."chief rolleri says that complaint was brought up four years ago when they got the mobile l-p- r's.but he reminds everyone the system won't even notify police unless or until a car áconnected to a crime passes by one of the readers."if we were to be doing turn-by-turn tracking, we would need to have a search warrant signed by a judge.""if i were asked to vote for it i would vote in favor of putting them in."the 13 new cameras and their mounting and installation, would cost about half a million dollars.in alameda, im spencer blake kron 4 news ( robin ) in the south bay - school officials are discussing changing the school start times. last night
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parents and students gathered at a townhall meeting to discuss the start times for the san jose unified school district. it was the first of 3 townhall meetings scheduled to discuss the issue. the current high school start time is 7:55 a.m. there is no word on what it could be changed to. ( robin ) 150 families in san jose are suing... they say that flooding that happened almost a year ago could have been prevented. coyote creek overflowed it banks... flooding homes all over the city last year. a lawsuit is expected to be filed this week against the city of san jose... santa clara county and the santa clara valley water district. it's seeking millions. attorneys say the city and county did a poor job of controlling the levels at anderson reservoir... and they didn't get the word out that flooding was imminent. ( robin ) a new raiders stadium preview center opened over the weekend in las vegas. the 75-hundred square foot center is filled with memorabilia like superbowl
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rings, photos and equipment. and take a look at this... fans can check out 3-d renderings of different levels of the future russell road stadium. it also has a massive interactive video wall lets them swipe through current and former players. ( robin ) the center will have also have a feature that lets fans check the view from their seat... the public should have access to that before march. ( robin ) in the north bay.. new video of a house fire in vallejo saturday. police responded after a report of a disturbance on parkview terrace. investigators say the officer had to pull a man out of the burning house. three dogs were rescued from the backyard. no word on what caused the fire.
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they would go away . well i took their advice but they only got worse ... now some people are asking for a legal venue .. we'll look into this in the next edition of people behaving badly > (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. (ácommercialá) introducing the pork belly blt
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from jack in the box. two strips of pork belly, green leaf lettuce, juicy tomatoes and tangy honey aioli even you'll love it, martha security! get him! wow, do you guys workout? try my new pork belly blt, part of my food truck series.
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introducing the prime rib from jack in the box. with strips of prime rib grilled with peppers and onions and smothered in provolone cheese and i'm challenging you to try it, martha it's on, jack. why are we whispering? try my new prime rib cheesesteak, part of my food truck series. ( robin ) some people say sideshows are part of the bay area culture... and argue that it will never go away... stanley roberts investigates...whether anything can be done... in this edition of people behaving badly. áádrop supers for fullscreen : 1:16-1:24ááásounds of shots being fired.. i was told by viewers to stop showing sideshows and they would go away, gunshots but all too often if you ignore something it get worse .. i present to
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you the worse.extended sound a of gunshots this is video sent to me from a source who asked to to be identified .it's a sideshow in oakland where in what sounds like fully automatic guns are being fired in the air fully automatic gunfire sounds the sideshows have reached a level now where lasers are being pointed at police helicopters putting the pilot at risk of having a catastrophic crash over a populated city. nats: ambiance and like what happened in richmond where a police officer was hit by a fleeing driver trying to avoid being detained during another sideshowsounds of gunshots this video happened the same night but again in oakland i was told it was a birthday party and again the party gowers fired bullets into the air sounds of gunshots law enforcement agencies from all around california are beginning to crack down on these events and by issuing tickets and impounding cars but when you have people fire guns indiscriminately in the air and you know what goes up must come down. it creates a
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whole new level of danger . sound of tires squealing i had a long conversation on the phone with ken houston the self-appointed son of oakland who stated (full screen)ááááá "if they can have demolition derbies that purposely crash into each other, why can't they have sideshows that purposely avoid each other" when i mentioned this on social media there were mixed opinions about a legal venue i guess if will this off the streets it might be a way however, as long as there are neighborhoods being terrorized sound of people cheering and gunplay fully automatic gunfire sounds and lasers being pointed at aircraft . the chance of any legal venue anywhere in the state of california is probably off the tablenatural sounds stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... rents are skyrocketting in the bay area.... see what is being done about affodrable housing in santa clara county. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. (ácommercialá) (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period. daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with
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overnight lows above seasonal averages.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) many people are getting crushed by the housing crisis in the bay area. skyrocketting costs are forcing people to ask themselves ... if can they even afford to live here at all. this morning... kron 4's philippe djegal takes a look at what the price tag is on affordable housing. nats- the dulcet sounds of a classically trained pianist...nats- from the comfort of her own home... nats- in her bedroom...nats- which these days is in an r-v parked in a southbay parking lot.khristina miller- "this has been our home since december 3rd of last year." khristina miller and her boyfriend paul have fallen on hard times... struggling to feed their three-year-old daughter... and put a steady roof under the heads of their unborn twins....
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working low paying jobs to make ends meet. before khristina was diagnosed with a mental illness... she spent six years studying music at cal-berkeley .khristina miller- "i was diagnosed with schizophrenia -- paranoid schizophrenia." the couple is desperately searching for affordable housing... but it's been next to impossible to do in the bay area. khristina miller- "there's like a waitlist that's like either two to three years." paul miller- "we've considered leaving the state -- we've considered every option. i've been on craigslist looking at homes in stockton, in merced -- it's rough. there is no housing in america." khristina gets about one- thousand dollars a month from social security... and, paul typically gets paid cash as a handyman... making it challenging to meet the requirements to get approved for affordable housing. a steady income and the ability to consisently pay the rent. leslye corsiglia/casa- "in sillicon valley, where we're located, affordable housing is actually an oxymoron." leslye corsignlia (core-seal-ee-yuh) is the
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executive director of sillicon-valley-at-home... a non-rpofit organization working on solutions to the bay area housing crisis. she's also co-chair of casa -- the committee to house the bay area... tasked with finding ways to implement "plan bay area." a regional blueprint for building more housing near transportation. so, what is affordable housing? government-subsidized income- restricted housing based on the number of people living in a unit. income-eligibility is determined by each county's average median income... a standard set by the u-s department of housing and urban development. people who earn zero to 120-percent of an area's average median income could be eligible for affordable housing. affordable means housing that requires tenants pay no more than 30-percent of their annual income on rent. leslye corsiglia/casa- "in santa clara county our median incomes more than 107-thousand dollars for a family of four." that means for that family 2,675-dollars would be considered an affordable monthly rent.leslye corsiglia/casa- "i have friends who are in their fifties who are living with roommates, and i'm sure that
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that's not where they would be." but at least her friends have homes... unlike khristina and paul - who were both born and raised in the bay area... and want to stay.khristina miller- "and, so this is where we are at this point."nats- talented, and determined to provide for her family. now, all the miller's need is a roof. and, a home that doesn't move.nats- philippe djegal, kron four news. ( robin ) our look into affordable housing continues tonight at 10... philippe djegal takes us to an apartment complex in the east bay where all of the units are considered affordable ... but "who" gets to be a tenant.. is another question we'll answer. that's tonight on the kron 4 news at 10. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam. (ácommercialá)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin ) take a look at this... a california community had to rescue a coyote after it gets its head stuck in a
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jar. video taken last week shows the coyote with its head stuck inside the container. it was seen wandering through the el dorado county hills avoiding people who were trying to help it. the unusual sight led to a growing group of volunteers searching to save her. eventually rescue crews were able to track her down... capture her and get the jar off her head. the coyote is expected t be okay. ( robin ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... two people shot overnight in the south bay. police have just left the scene. we have the details coming up in a live report at the top of the hour. ( robin ) and a big decision is coming that could determine the future of the judge who sentenced stanford swimmer brock turner. we are live with details about th ebig vote that is coming later today. (robin) and a new lawsuit being filed against the city of san jose. why some say the city could have done more
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to prevent last year's coyote creek flooding. (ácommercialá)
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( lydia ) breaking news. a man and a woman were killed overnight near a san jose denny's. lydia on the scene. ( james ) will the stock market freakout continue this morning? we're following the dow futures opening bell. ( james ) flu cases are going down in california ... but we may not be in the clear. why they flu epidemic could get worse before it gets better.
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( terisa ) good morning i'm terisa estacio..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca: high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period.
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daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with overnight lows above seasonal averages. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) breaking overnight news. two people were shot and killed near a denny's in downtown san jose. ( terisa ) kron4's lydia pantazas is live at the crime scene with the latest details. lydia. two people died in a shooting late monday
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night in san jose, according to a police spokesman. at 10:50 p.m., san jose police officers responded to multiple reports of a shooting in the area of south first street and east alma avenue. arriving officers found one male victim and one female victim ( terisa ) thanks lydia. ( james ) a big story this morning... stock going into a free fall. right now dow futures are down about 200 points. markets open in about an hour and a half from now... after closing more than 11-hundred points down yesterday. this is the worst ápoint drop in history. at one point yesterday... the dow plunged almost 16- hundred points. a white house spokesman says markets do fluctuate in the short term -- but the fundamentals of the economy are strong.
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( james ) we spoke to an economics professor... she says don't panic. the economy over all is very strong and a recession is unlikely -- she says this drop was triggered by ágood news.< "because of the job growth and wages going up, there could be an upward trend in inflation. the federal reserve tries to stop this overheating by raising interest rates.and when interest rates increase, this tends to prick the stock market. investors get very paranoid about this.">( james ) we could see more down days ahead for the stock market. a market correction -- like the one we saw yesterday -- could help the country avoid the problems that led to the great recession a decade ago. ( terisa ) another big story we are following this morning... an n- f-l player is killed in a drunk driving accident. and we have now learned that the man accused of killing him
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is an undocumented immigrant with ties to the bay area. colts linebacker edwin jackson and his uber driver were killed early sunday morning in indianapolis. the uber driver had pulled over on the side of the highway because jackson got sick. they were both outside of the car when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver. police identified that driver as manuel orrego-sa-va-la from guatemala. he is an undocumented immigrant who had been deported twice. ice agents said orrego-sa-vala had previously been convicted of a dui in redwood city. he also had other misdemeanor convictions in california and indiana. ( terisa ) on the penninsula - police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman at a park. this happened sunday afternoon at orange park in south san francisco. a 59-year-old woman was sitting near the softball field... when a man walked up and started a conversation then
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exposed himself. the man then walked away. ( james ) 150 families in san jose are suing... they say that flooding that happened almost a year ago could have been prevented. coyote creek overflowed it banks... flooding homes all over the city last year. a lawsuit is expected to be filed this week against the city of san jose... santa clara county and the santa clara valley water district. it's seeking millions. attorneys say the city and county did a poor job of controlling the levels at anderson reservoir... and they didn't get the word out that flooding was imminent. ( james ) flu cases are declining in california ... but there's a warning that they may rise again if a new strain emerges. the virus can turn deadly in a number of ways ... most commonly by weakening the body's immune system... then other viruses like pneumonia can enter the lungs. flu shots have failed to stop the spread of this year's h-3-n-2 virus... now politicians are calling for more money to develop a better vaccine.
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( james ) 127 people have died so far in california... and twenty two of those death's have been in the bay area and santa cruz counties. ( james ) according to a report by the california department of public health... more than 19-hundred people died in 20-16 due to opioid-related overdoses. californians filled 23-million opioid prescriptions that yeara rate of 603 prescriptions per 1,000 people. sillicon valley assemblymember, evan low, recently introduced three bills he says are aimed at overprescribing. one of the bills looks to add opioid codeine... found in cough syrups...to the state's prescription reporting tracker. ( terisa ) the state of california is stepping in to provide over site for the san francisco police department. this comes after the federal
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government ended an obama-era police reform program aimed at helping departments improve community relations. san francisco was among 15 departments nationwide that sought help from the u-s justice department after deadly police shootings. state attorney general xavier becerra announced the agreement and said the late- mayor ed lee sought his help to continue the program after the feds backed out. ( terisa ) a family in southern california is grieving the death of 16- year-old anthony weber... who was shot and killed by deputies. police were called to area on sunday because there was a report of a young man pointing a gun at a motorist. they say when they arrived, anthony had a gun in his waistband. the teen allegedly ran from from deputies and then turned toward them. deputies say that is when they shot him several times... one witness said that he did not hear anything leading up to those fatal rounds.
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( terisa ) the sheriff's department says that the alleged handgun weber had in his possesion not been ( james ) a dump truck hauling debris from the north bay firestorm loses control -- causing a fiery 10-car pile-up. now... we're hearing from the good samartian who stepped in to help. the crash happened yesterday morning near fountaingrove parkway and mendocino avenue. 6 people were sent to the hospital... three of them with critical injuries. witnessed say an out-of-control dump truck slammed into several cars in the intersection. a good samartian stopped and helped some of the dazed drivers out of their burning cars.
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james ) the u-s army corp of engineers says the dump truck was fully loaded with firezone debris... which was likely a factor in the crash. ( terisa ) new this morning... santa cruz police have released new surveillance images of a man who robbed a u-s bank. the man walked into the bank on morrissey boulevard last month with his face covered. he showed employees a gun and demanded money. he was last seen leaving the bank on foot. police do not have a detailed description of the robber. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... talk about an out-of-this- world experience. we're previewing the launch of the most powerful rocket on the planet. ( james ) plus... hundreds of sightseers gearing up for yosemite's annual "firefall" event. but some people may get shut out this year. we'll tell you why. ( james ) and after the break... a bay area community opens their wallets to help a teen paralyzed during a wrestling match. how the money will help 16 year-old ryan joseph adjust to
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his new life. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. no major hot spots. bay no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. if your skin had a wash tag what would it say? 80% glowing 50% freckles no matter your skin type, all skin deserves gentleness. that's why dove is sulfate free. the #1 body wash recommended by dermatologists.
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to see yosemite national park's annual "firefall" this year... you may be disappointed. yosemite is starting a new booking system... to reduce traffic and increase pedestrian safety. the annual february event draws more than one- thousand people ... to see the fiery orange glow at sunset. registration opened saturday with a limit of one car permit- per person each day.
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reservations are already at capacity. ( james ) ( terisa ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period.
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daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with overnight lows above seasonal averages. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( james ) a big story this morning... a high school athlete paralyzed during an east bay wrestling match is making progress in his recovery. ( james ) ryan joseph suffered a spinal cord injury while wrestling for college park high school in pleasant hill. he's being treated in denver.( terisa ) now... the community is coming together to help out ryan and his family. they held a fundraiser last night -- kron 4's ella sogomonian was there.. east bay teen ryan joseph was air lifted to craig hospital in colorado for help with his wrestling injury.his family says he's gone from completely paralyzed from the neck down to being able to move his arms, he's breathing on his own twice for two hours each per day, and is finally able to talk again.sot: sherry johnson, ryan's grandmother// "so now he's telling bad jokes to his family so his sister has had enough bad jokes but she's putting up with it."in
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the meantime hes getting help with the growing cost of medical expenses and adjustments ryan will need for his new life in a wheelchair. so a benefit dinner was hosted at his school college park high monday night.sot: ella sogomonian, pleasant hill// "and so people can actually see where their money is going toward an example of the van the fundraiser is going to get for the family is standing right outside some of the features are that the ramp automatically retracts and there is so much space in the back in order to accomodate a person in a wheelchair and another cool thing is that the seats completely come out so this is a crucial way that ryan is going to have to get around now." a representative with the car company mobility works who is helping the family out says it can costs up to $60,000 to fix up a wheelchair accessible van. hundreds of people came out to the fundraiser to help with that at 15 bucks a plate. shirts and bracelets were also sold for team ryan along with a go fund me page that's collected more than 171 thousand dollars. sot: sherry johnson, ryan's grandmother//
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"and the go fund me page has people from all over the world posting. but the community has come together with construction materials so that they can remodel their home so it's universal access and theyre working on a van to get him around so its more than we could ever imagine." ( james ) ryan's family is also getting help at home. ryan's lacrosse team is helping out with ramp installations. ( terisa ) new this morning... it's been a rough week for rob gronkowski. first his team... the new england patriots... lost to the philadelphia eagles on super bowl sunday. then... he returns to find his home in foxborough was burglarized. right now... there's no word on what -- if anything -- was taken. police are investigating. there's been no comment from gronkowski. his house is
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near gillette stadium... where the pats play. ( james ) happening today... the world's most powerful rocket is expected to launch this afternoon. the rocket's name is falcon heavy... and it's the brain child of space-x founder elon musk. the rocket is said to be as strong as 20 boeing 7-4-7 jetliners... and could one day even take passengers -- like you and me -- to mars. ( james ) if all goes well...the falcon heavy will send satellites and other items into space. and it could be used by the u-s government. ( terisa )
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( terisa ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a county supervisor puts himself in danger... to save a woman. how he stopped an attack. ( terisa ) and after the break... how your favorite fast food... may be able to cure baldness.
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is right for you. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) former tech experts from facebook and google are worried about kids becoming addicted to technology.( terisa ) so they've created an educational campaign called... the truth about tech. the campaign will focus on over 50-thousand schools... and will teach students about the side effects of using too much technology.( james ) a recent survey... taken by 8th
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graders... found that 56- percent of them who used social media were unhappy. 27-percent were likely to be depressed. and 35-percent were likely to commit suicide. ( james ) french fries may not be good for your waistline - but your áhairlineá is a whole different story.( terisa ) japanese scientists were able to re-grow hair in mice using an ingredient in mcdonald's french fries. it's a type of silicon that's added to cooking oil to prevent frothing.( james ) that chemical also helped scientists mass-produce "hair follicle germs" -- a key ingredient in hair growth. preliminary research suggests the same chemical will be just as successful when it's used on people.
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(rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break. ( will )a big vote is expected this morning on the possible recall of judge aaron persky. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( james )( terisa )
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welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets
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start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period. daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with overnight lows above seasonal averages. major hot spot in oakland nb 880 at 98th ave. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. major hot spot in oakland nb 880 at 98th ave. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a big vote is expected this morning on the possible recall of judge aaron persky. ( terisa ) the santa clara board of supervisors will decide if the recall vote will be put on the
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june 5th ballot. kron4's will tran is in santa clara county with more on what's expected this morning. ( terisa ) thanks will. ( james ) ( james ) ( james ) three people
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have been arrested... accused of breaking into a car and then running over a police officer who tried to arrest them. we first told you about this story friday on the kron 4 morning news. devonta lofton... adrian landers and jamon butler are all in custody. investigators say officers saw the three men trying to break into a car near alamo square. while the officers were arresting one of the three men... police say lofton got in another car... put it in reverse and hit the officers before putting it in drive and hitting him again. lofton is facing attempted murder charges. the other two are facing burglary charges. ( james ) in the north bay.. new video of a house fire in vallejo saturday. police responded after a report of a disturbance on
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parkview terrace. investigators say the officer had to pull a man out of the burning house. three dogs were rescued from the backyard. no word on what caused the fire. ( terisa ) for the first time... voters in contra costa county will receive ballots and information guides.... in a language other than english or spanish. materials will now be available in chinese. the federal voting rights act... requires that voting materials be offered in a language... if 10-thousand voters --- or 5 percent of a county's residents -- speak that language. san francisco county has been offering ballots in english, spanish, and chinese for around 40- years. ( terisa ) u-c berkeley spent 4-million dollars to protect free speech events on campus last year. the money was used to bring in outside police and rent equipment for "free speech month" last september. berkeley says it split the costs with the u-c presidents office. the most costly event was the event called
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"free speech week," .... organized by controversial right wing figure milo yianopolous. that event was eventually canceled.... after the university spent nearly 3- million on security. ( terisa ) in the south bay - school officials are discussing changing the school start times. last night... parents and students gathered at a townhall meeting to discuss the start times for the san jose unified school district. it was the first of 3 townhall meetings scheduled to discuss the issue. the current high school start time is 7:55 a.m. there is no word on what it could be changed to. ( james ) a san joaquin county supervisor -- who helped a woman escape an attack -- is now recovery from his injuries. it all happened in stockton on friday. tom patti was walking to his car.... when he saw a man beating a woman. patti says he confronted the man who quickly turned his focus to the district three supervisor. this gave the woman the chance to runaway... but it cost patti a broken eye socket and nose - and the possibility for emergency surgery.
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( james ) a nearby store did capture the encounter on its surveillance cameras. that store did not want to release that footage. but the store manager says the video shows patti throwing the first punch. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... this might be a tough one for raiders fans to hear... we're getting a preview of the their new stadium in las vegas. ( james ) plus... alameda's police chief is looking to install license plate readers. why some east bay drivers are against the idea. ( james ) and next... best buy is ditch c-d's. why the compact disc is out... but vinyl is still in. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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nb 880 at 23rd ave. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) another music legend is
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retiring. paul simon announced his upcoming tour will be his last.( terisa ) the hall of fame singer- songwriter posted a message online monday. in it-- simon says touring takes time away from his wife and family. ( james ) the death of his close friend and lead guitarist also factored into his decision. simon's farewell tour kicks off in may. ( terisa ) he'll be in oakland may 25th. simon is not the only legendary music artist to retire this year.( james ) anita baker announced her farewell concert series back in january. and neil diamond announced his retirement after being diagnosed with parkinson's disease.
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( james ) ( james ) did you ever think you'd see a day when you could buy vinyl records... but not c-d's? well... that's what's going to happen at best buyu starting in july.( terisa ) c-d sales were down almost 19-percent last year. but the vinyl format has been enjoying a resurgence lately.( james ) you're also likely to see fewer c-d's at target stores in the coming months. executives there say they'll only pay music companies for the discs áafter they sell them... instead of paying upfront for inventory. (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.is after the area forecast your bay (rebecca)(rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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major hot spot. collision 880 n / 98th ave in oakland. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. trfc collision sr92 w / toll plaza. collision on 101 n / oakland rd in san jose
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rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period. daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with overnight lows above seasonal averages.
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( terisa ) the alameda police chief is hoping to get approval to install license plate readers at every entrance and exit point of the island.( james ) it's something he thinks will drastically reduce the amount of property crimes... which have gone up in the last year. kron 4's spencer blake explains that not everyone in town loves the idea.
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you're looking at a license plate reader the alameda police department already has mounted on one of four different patrol cars.monday police chief paul rolleri shared how he hopes the city council will approve the installation of 13 more cameras, but this time on fixed points - one pointing at each lane heading into or out of alameda on the four bridges and the two tunnels."instead of them looking for a needle in the haystack, this system says, 'hey, the needle just came over the bridge. the needle was just photographed at this street or at this intersection two minutes ago." license plate readers, or l-p- r's, aren't new.most bay area cities have them in some capacity.rolleri hopes new, mounted readers will catch way more cars connected to crimes, than the car-mounted ones.keep in mind, áthose can only find a car if an officer happens to drive by it."we've heard from other agencies that have installed the cameras - the fixed-post cameras - they've had significant decreases in their property crimes." piedmont is one example, and this man used to live there. "personally i just don't like
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the idea of giving up privacy. it's just a constant encroachment on one's life. on the other hand, i have seen the value that has been demonstrated in piedmont.""it sounds like surveillance of an entire population."chief rolleri says that complaint was brought up four years ago when they got the mobile l-p- r's.but he reminds everyone the system won't even notify police unless or until a car áconnected to a crime passes by one of the readers."if we were to be doing turn-by-turn tracking, we would need to have a search warrant signed by a judge.""if i were asked to vote for it i would vote in favor of putting them in."the 13 new cameras and their mounting and installation, would cost about half a million dollars.in alameda, im spencer blake kron 4 news ( james ) a new raiders stadium preview center opened over the weekend in las vegas. the 75-hundred square foot center is filled with memorabilia like superbowl rings, photos and equipment.
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and take a look at this... fans can check out 3-d renderings of different levels of the future russell road stadium. it also has a massive interactive video wall lets them swipe through current and former players. ( james ) the center will have also have a feature that lets fans check the view from their seat... the public should have access to that before march. ( james ) coming up after the break... you had to be brave to attend this wedding... why one couple said they "i do's" over a canyon. (ácommercialá)
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major hot spot. collision 880 n / 98th ave in oakland. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. trfc collision sr92 w / toll plaza. collision on 101 n / oakland rd in san jose (ááá2 shotááá)(ááá2 shotááá) (ááá2 shotááá)( terisa ) a lodi husband and wife started their new life together by exchanging their vows standing on a makeshift spider web ... 400-feet above a canyon.(
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james ) kimberly and ryan ... travel around the world and take in the scenery through high lining ... and slack lining. they go to an outdoor festival every year in utah... so they thought that would be a great place to get married. the couple and their guests were safe as they were 400 feet above the canyon.
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details coming up in a live report at the top of the hour. ( james ) and a big decision is coming that could determine the future of the judge who sentenced stanford swimmer brock turner. we are live with details about th ebig vote that is coming later today. ( james ) and a new lawsuit being filed against the city of san jose. why some say the city could have done more to prevent last year's coyote creek flooding. creek flooding. creek flooding. unlike ordinary toothpaste, colgate total fights bacteria on teeth, tongue, cheeks and gums. giving you the confidence of a healthier mouth. colgate total. be totally ready for life.
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...with every bath. breaking news. police are investigating two shootings that happened ... in downtown san jose lydia pantazes is live on the scene. ( james ) will the stock market freakout continue this morning? we're following the dow futures before the opening bell. ( james ) flu cases are going down in california ... but we may not be in the clear. why they flu epidemic could get worse before it gets better. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..
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(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... overurn accident in oakland nb 880 at 23rd jammed from 66th and sb from 980. take 580 instead rebecca:high pressure will
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remain in place near the west rebecca:high pressure will
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remain in place near the west coast through the remainder of the week. this will keep unseasonably warm daytime temperatures across the region. long range forecast models remain dry middle of the ( james ) breaking overnight news. police are investigating two shootings in downtown san jose. ( terisa ) kron4's lydia pantazas is live at the crime scene with the latest details. lydia. two people died in a shooting late monday night in san jose, according to a police spokesman. at 10:50 p.m., san jose police officers responded to multiple reports of a shooting in the area of south first street and east alma avenue. arriving officers found one male victim and one female victim suffering from at least
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one gunshot wound each. they were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to sgt. enrique garcia. further details were not immediately available and the case remains under investigation. ( terisa ) thanks lydia. ( james ) a big story this morning... stock going into a free fall. right now dow futures are down more than 300 points. markets
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open in a half from now... after closing more than 11- hundred points down yesterday. this is the worst ápoint drop in history. all the gains that were made so far this year have been wiped out. at one point yesterday... the dow plunged almost 16- hundred points. a white house spokesman says markets do fluctuate in the short term -- but the fundamentals of the economy are strong. ( james ) we spoke to an economics professor... she says don't panic. the economy over all is very strong and a recession is unlikely -- she says this drop was triggered by ágood news.< "because of the job growth and wages going up, there could be an upward trend in inflation. the federal reserve tries to stop this overheating by raising interest rates.and when interest rates increase, this tends to prick the stock market. investors get very paranoid about this.">( james )
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we could see more down days ahead for the stock market. a market correction -- like the one we saw yesterday -- could help the country avoid the problems that led to the great recession a decade ago. ( terisa ) another big story we are following this morning... an n-f-l player is killed in a drunk driving accident. and we have now learned that the man accused of killing him is an undocumented immigrant with ties to the bay area. colts linebacker edwin jackson and his uber driver were killed early sunday morning in indianapolis. the uber driver had pulled over on the side of the highway because jackson got sick. they were both outside of the car when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver. police identified that driver as manuel orrego-sa-va-la from
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guatemala. he is an undocumented immigrant who had been deported twice. ice agents said orrego-sa-vala had previously been convicted of a dui in redwood city. he also had other misdemeanor convictions in california and indiana. ( terisa ) on the penninsula - police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman at a park. this happened sunday afternoon at orange park in south san francisco. a 59-year-old woman was sitting near the softball field... when a man walked up and started a conversation then exposed himself. the man then walked away. ( james ) 150 families in san jose are suing... they say that flooding that happened almost a year ago could have been prevented. coyote creek overflowed it banks... flooding homes all over the city last year. a lawsuit is expected to be filed this week against the city of san jose... santa clara county and
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the santa clara valley water district. it's seeking millions. attorneys say the city and county did a poor job of controlling the levels at anderson reservoir... and they didn't get the word out that flooding was imminent. ( james ) according to a report by the california department of public health... more than 19-hundred people died in 20-16 due to opioid-related overdoses. californians filled 23-million opioid prescriptions that yeara rate of 603 prescriptions per 1,000 people. sillicon valley assemblymember, evan low, recently introduced three bills he says are aimed at overprescribing. one of the bills looks to add opioid codeine... found in cough syrups...to the state's prescription reporting tracker. ( terisa ) the state of california is stepping in to provide over site for the san francisco police department. this comes after the federal government ended an obama-era police reform program aimed at helping departments improve
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community relations. san francisco was among 15 departments nationwide that sought help from the u-s justice department after deadly police shootings. state attorney general xavier becerra announced the agreement and said the late- mayor ed lee sought his help to continue the program after the feds backed out. ( terisa ) a family in southern california is grieving the death of 16- year-old anthony weber... who was shot and killed by deputies. police were called to area on sunday because there was a report of a young man pointing a gun at a motorist. they say when they arrived, anthony had a gun in his waistband. the teen allegedly ran from from deputies and then turned toward them. deputies say that is when they shot him several times... one witness said that he did not hear anything leading up to those fatal rounds.
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someone was banging on my door. and 8 to 9 loud very murderous direct shots">( terisa ) the sheriff's department says that the alleged handgun weber had in his possesion was not found. ( james ) a dump truck hauling debris from the north bay firestorm loses control -- causing a fiery 10-car pile-up. now... we're hearing from the good samartian who stepped in to help. the crash happened yesterday morning near fountaingrove parkway and mendocino avenue. 6 people were sent to the hospital... three of them with critical injuries. witnessed say an out-of-control dump truck slammed into several cars in the intersection. a good samartian stopped and helped some of the dazed drivers out of their burning cars.
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morning... santa cruz police have released new surveillance images of a man who robbed a u-s bank. the man walked into the bank on morrissey boulevard last month. police have released these images. the thief showed employees a gun and demanded money. he was last seen leaving the bank on foot. police do not have a detailed description of the robber. this morning a motorcycle officer in mountain view is recovering after a collision on the central expressway. the crash happened yesterday afternoon near shoreline boulevard. drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash. police have not released any information about the officer's condition. the driver of the other car is cooperating with the investigation. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... talk about an out-of-this- world experience. we're previewing the launch of the most powerful rocket on the
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planet. ( james ) plus... hundreds of sightseers gearing up for yosemite's annual "firefall" event. but some people may get shut out this year. we'll tell you why. ( james ) and after the break... a bay area community opens their wallets to help a teen paralyzed during a wrestling match. how the money will help 16 year-old ryan joseph adjust to his new life. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (áábreakáá)(ácommercialá) forecast.
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to see yosemite national park's annual "firefall" this year... you may be disappointed. yosemite is starting a new booking system... to reduce traffic and increase pedestrian safety.
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the annual february event draws more than one- thousand people ... to see the fiery orange glow at sunset. registration opened saturday with a limit of one car permit- per person each day. reservations are already at capacity. (darya)(james)( robin ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. major hot spot. collision 880 n / 98th ave in oakland. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. trfc collision sr92 w / toll plaza. collision on 101 n / oakland rd in san jose
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rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the forecast period. daytime temperatures will also remain unseasonably warm with overnight lows above seasonal averages.
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(terisa) in the east bay... there was a fundraiser for ryan joseph...a teen who was paralyzed during a high school wrestling match. ryan's parents told us he was air lifted to craig hospital in colorado... and is making progress in his recovery. but he will now need a van to help him get around. hundreds of people came to a fundraiser last night to help buy him one. his grandmother told us that the young man is still in good spirits.
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hours of breathing on his own. during that time he has to talk which is easy for ryan to do. so now he's telling bad jokes to his family .">(terisa) a rep for the car company, mobility works, told us it can costs up to 60- thousand dollars to fix up a van for someone in a wheelchair. (james) the office of representative eric swalwell ... introduced a bill that would make it a crime to assault a journalist. the bill was introduced yesterday ... the journalist protection act would make it a crime to intentionally hurt a journalistwho is doing work that crosses state lines or national borders. it would also give authorities the option to arrest someone who attacks a journalist. at least 44 reporters were physically attacked in the u.s. last year. ( james ) a san joaquin county supervisor -- who helped a woman escape an attack -- is now recovery from his injuries. it all happened in stockton on friday. tom patti was walking to his car.... when he saw a man beating a woman. patti says he confronted the man who quickly turned his focus to the supervisor. this gave
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the woman the chance to runaway... but it cost patti a broken eye socket and nose - and the possibility for emergency surgery. ( james ) a nearby store did capture the encounter on its surveillance cameras. that store did not want to release that footage. but the store manager says the video shows patti throwing the first punch. ( james ) three people have been arrested... accused of breaking into a car and then running over a police officer who tried to arrest them. we first told you about this story friday on the kron 4 morning news. devonta lofton... adrian landers and jamon butler are all in custody. investigators say officers saw the three men trying to break into a car near alamo square. while the officers were arresting one of the three men... police say lofton got in another car... put it in reverse and hit the officers before putting it in drive and hitting him again. lofton is facing attempted
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murder charges. the other two are facing burglary charges. ( james ) in the north bay.. new video of a house fire in vallejo saturday. police responded after a report of a disturbance on parkview terrace. investigators say the officer had to pull a man out of the burning house. three dogs were rescued from the backyard. no word on what caused the fire. ( terisa ) for the first time... voters in contra costa county will receive ballots and information guides.... in a language other than english or spanish. materials will now be available in chinese. the federal voting rights act... requires that voting materials be offered in a language... if 10-thousand voters --- or 5 percent of a county's residents -- speak that language. san francisco county has been offering ballots in english, spanish, and chinese for around 40- years. ( james ) happening today... the world's most powerful rocket is expected to launch this afternoon. the rocket's name is falcon heavy... and it's the brain child of space-x founder elon
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musk. the rocket is said to be as strong as 20 boeing 7-4-7 jetliners... and could one day even take passengers -- like you and me -- to mars. ( james ) if all goes well...the falcon heavy will send satellites and other items into space. and it could be used by the u-s government. (terisa) after the (terisa) (terisa) after the break ... flu cases are going down in california ... but we may not be in the clear. we'll explain why... copd makes it hard to breathe. so to breathe better, i go with anoro.
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declining in california ... but there's a warning that they may rise again if a new strain emerges. flu shots have failed to stop the spread of this year's virus. and as catherine heenan reports, doctors and lawmakers are growing frustrated. "some estimates put the effectiveness of this year's vaccine at 10 percent. that is unacceptable." politicians are calling for more money to develop a better
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vaccine. "it's better than nothing, but not a lot better than nothing. across america ... more schools are closing ... this one in new jersey,"it's all about the buses. there is no epidemic in the schools. only among the bus drivers."a military hospital in el paso, says it's overwhelmed. "this emergency department is set to handle 120 patients, and on average we've been seeing 180 and 190, which far exceeds our abilities of resources that we have here."in california 127 people have died so far ... 100 of them since the first of the year.that is the third highest in the last ten years. twenty=two of this year's deaths have been in the nine bay area counties plus santa cruz.siren natthe flu virus can turn deadly in a number of ways ... most commonly by weakening the body's immune system so other viruses like pneumonia can enter the lungs ... fiiling them with fluid and depriving the body of oxygen.that's why the state tracks combined hospital visits for flu and pneumonia
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symptoms.at northern california kaiser hospitals, the number of admissions dropped by 50 percent from its peak two weeks ago.as for a second outbreak, look at what happened last year ... a similar peak at the end of january, with elevated levels remaining through april. (rebecca) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. ( will )a big vote is expected this morning on the possible recall of judge aaron persky. who are these people?
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the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. ( james ) breaking news we
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are following this morning... the stock market is opening after its worst week in years last week. the dow jones is expected to open down between 200 and 300 points. this comes after the dow dropped more than 660 points on friday. (james) (darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:high pressure will remain in place near the west coast through the remainder of the week. this will keep
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unseasonably warm daytime temperatures across the region. long range forecast models remain dry through the middle of the month. bay bridge wb 80 slows from the maze.
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accident cleared in oakland nb 880 at 23rd jammed from 98th ave ( james ) back to our breaking news this morning... stocks
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continue to fall. taking a look at the big board. adlib big board. our financial expert rob black is here to talk about what this means for you and your money.
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( james ) breaking overnight news. police are investigating two shootings in downtown san jose. ( terisa ) kron4's lydia pantazas is live at the crime scene with the latest details. lydia. two people died in a shooting late monday night in san jose, according to a police spokesman. at 10:50 p.m., san jose police officers responded to multiple reports of a shooting in the area of south first street and east alma avenue. arriving officers found one male victim and one female victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound each. they were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to sgt. enrique garcia. further details were not immediately available and the case remains under investigation.
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( terisa ) ( terisa ) thanks lydia. ( james ) a big vote is expected this morning on the possible recall of judge aaron persky. ( terisa ) the santa clara board of supervisors will decide if the recall vote will be put on the june 5th ballot. kron4's will tran is in santa clara county with more on what's expected this morning.
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( terisa ) thanks will. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... this might be a tough one for raiders fans to hear... we're getting a preview of the their new stadium in las vegas. ( james ) plus... alameda's police chief is looking to install license plate readers. why some east bay drivers are against the idea. and next. we'll tell you about the cancer risk some people face ... if they drink hot tea.. ( rebecca ) and i am [ upbeat, energetic music ]
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or drink alcohol daily ... you may want to consider letting your tea cool before you drink it. doctors say drinking tea while it's too hot could increase your risk of throat cancer. (tersia) they say drinking "hot" or "burning hot" tea was associated with an increase in esophageal
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cancer ... but only in people who also smoked or drank alcohol. esophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer in the world. (rebecca) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge slow on wb 80 sw from from the maze. wb 580 slows from richmond pkwy. ( james ) the alameda police chief
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is hoping to get approval to install license plate readers
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on every road going in and out of the city.. it's something he thinks will drastically reduce the amount of property crimes... which have gone up in the last year. police are hoping to install 13 license plate readers... one pointing at each lane heading into or out of alameda on the four bridges and the two tunnels. ( james ) most bay area cities already have some license plate readers. the alameda police chief says the hope is that teh new readers will help police catchmore cars connected to property crimes. the 13 new cameras would cost about half a million dollars. there is no word on how long it will take police to install them. ( terisa ) u-c berkeley spent 4-million dollars to protect free speech events on campus last year. the money was used to bring in outside police and rent
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equipment for "free speech month" last september. berkeley says it split the costs with the u-c presidents office. the most costly event was the event called "free speech week," .... organized by controversial right wing figure milo yianopolous. that event was eventually canceled.... after the university spent nearly 3- million on security. ( terisa ) in the south bay - school officials are discussing changing the school start times. last night... parents and students gathered at a townhall meeting to discuss the start times for the san jose unified school district. it was the first of 3 townhall meetings scheduled to discuss the issue. the current high school start time is 7:55 a.m. there is no word on what it could be changed to. ( terisa ) tax season is amoung us... and you know what that means... tax scams. the most common scam is where someone calls your phone pretending to be an i-r-s agent... and says that you own
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back taxes... or that there's a problem with your tax return. if you receive a call like that... you're asked to hang up immediately. real i-r-s agent's will never call you by phone... instead they'll send you a letter by mail. filers should also beware of phony emails and websites... that claim they will file your taxes for free. ( james ) in the east bay... you might be eligible for free tax preparation at ohlone college's newark campus. the offer applies to people who live in newark... fremont... and union city... with a household income under 54-thousand dollars. the services are being offered through the volunteer income tax assistance program on tuesdays by appointment through april 17. ( james ) a new raiders stadium preview center opened
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over the weekend in las vegas. the 75-hundred square foot center is filled with memorabilia like superbowl rings, photos and equipment. and take a look at this... fans can check out 3-d renderings of different levels of the future russell road stadium. it also has a massive interactive video wall lets them swipe through current and former players. ( james ) the center will have also have a feature that lets fans check the view from their seat... the public should have access to that before march. (james) james adlib big board.
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( terisa ) coming up ... we'll tell why pepsico's c- e-o is facing backlash for what she thought was a good idea. we'll tell you about that next.
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(tersia) pepsi-ceo's idea to make a crunchless chip for women has not gone over so well.(james) c-e-o indra nooyi said frito-lay is looking at ways to develop chips she called "women- friendly"...that have a less crunch and don't leave residue on fingers.(terisa) the response on social media was critical ... and now pepsi-co
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seems to be back-tracking.the company tweeted "we already have doritos for women -- they're called doritos and they're loved by millions." (james) and they re-tweeted a post by ad-age saying 'lady doritos' are not being developed. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... police are now investigating átwo shootings in downtown san jose. we'll have the details coming up in a live report at the top of the hour. ( james ) and a big decision is coming that could determine the future of the judge who sentenced former stanford swimmer brock turner. we are live with details about the big vote that is coming later today. ( james ) and a new lawsuit being filed against the city of san jose. why some say
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but we may not be in the clear. why they flu epidemic could get worse before it gets better. ( terisa ) good morning i'm terisa estacio.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:high pressure over the eastern pacific will continue to result in dry weather conditions across the region through the

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