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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  July 25, 2018 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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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. temperatures today will be at their hottest as today will be at temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the
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triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short
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distances.distances. very short temperatures in very short distances. 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
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880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) ( robin )new this morning... one person is dead and 2 others are left injured after
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two separate shootings in the east bay. the first shooting happened last night around 10-40 p-m on the 79-hundred block of ney avenue. these are pictures from the scene. police say 2 people were shot... but no further details were released. the second shooting happened early this morning around 1-30. that happened on the 11-hundred block of 65th avenue. one person was killed. no word on if any arrest were made in either of those shootings. ( robin )this morning loved ones of a slain 38-year-old mother of 4... are speaking out. kishana harley was brutally murdered just 6 days ago in her richmond apartment last thuray. police found her lying on the floor with traumatic injuries... after co-workers and friends grew worried when she did not show up to work for two days. harley's 4 children... ages 2 to 18... were not in the home when she was killed. her ex-fiance spoke to kron 4... and tells us he's devestated about what happened.
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cause all i see is her. all i see is the good memories.. man.. man... they took one of the most beautiful women... inside, outside... off this planet.>( robin )right now police are searching for harley's car... a black mercedes r-500 crossover. so far no arrest have been made in this case. ( robin ) happening today... the man accused of stabbing and killing 18-year-old nia wilson at the macarthur bart station will be in court. john lee cowell was caught while sitting on a bart train on monday. another passenger recognized him and called police. police say cowell attacked wilson and her sister sunday night. police believe they have the murder weapon... which was found at a nearby construction site. they're now running d-n-a tests. authorities revealed the details of cowell's arrest yesterday.
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volunteered to get off, no use of force, and did not find any weapons. once we was in custody, and jail, he asked for a lawyer... pending charges from district attorney.">( robin ) cowell does have a criminal history in contra costa county. he's been brought up on charges at least 6 times. those charges included assault and battery. ( robin )and for the first time we are hearing from the family of john cowell.... and the mental illness they say he was diagnosed with. kron4's haziq maadyun has more.. in a story you'll see only here on kron4. a woman who described herself as john cowell's aunt told me by phone that she and her family has received multiple death threats since her nephew was identified as the murder suspect in sunday's deadly
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bart stabbing. she did not want to speak on camera and declined recording her voice out of what she says is fear for herself and her family. instead she faxed us a statement that reads as follows..."first and foremost, we want the wilson family to know want the wilson foremost, we want the wilson family to know that our hearts go out to them...our prayers go out to everyone in their family."we don't know whether these words of condolence have reached the wilson family....in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news
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( robin )it's been a violent week on bart ... with 3 people dead from separate incidents. one man who was attacked last year, when a mob of teenagers hopped on a bart train at the oakland coliseum and robbed a number of people ... is speaking out. kron 4's ali reid sat down with him and has the story. a year ago when rusty stapp was viciously attacked on a
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bart train, he filed a lawsuit ... and with that, he stated that if there wasn't an overhaul in protocol, someone would eventually lose their life.unfortunately, within the last week, 3 people were killed from being attacked on bart.pkgthe latest attacks on bart trains that left 3 people dead isn't sitting well with rusty stapp. there's just some basic safety that you shouldn't be scared of when you get on public transportation.last april, while heading home from san francisco with his wife and teenage daughter, a mob of teenagers entered the train at the coliseum bart station and wreaked havoc. he was the first to be attacked and robbed.about 30 of them got on our car. it was terrifying for the whole car.since then he's filed million dollar claims against bart, alleging the transit agency did nothing to protect the public from that attack. since then he's heard of other instances. one of the reasons he no longer gets once the sun goes down.i wont get on past 830 at night. i've probably racked up a thousand
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dollars in uber now with the last 3 murders, including the vicious stabbing of 18 year old nia wilson ... i can't imagine the young girl's family and what they're going through right now.stapp says there needs to be change...i don't know what else it's going to take for bart to take ownership of these things. losses of 3 lives in the past week. they've got to start making changes. they can't keep blaming it on lack of manpower.standupstapp is following through with his lawsuit.his day in court will be 3 years after filing his complaint.reporting live from fremont ... ar ... kron 4 news. ( robin )an investigation is underway after a man allegedly threatened to "blow up" san bruno city hall. officers arrested 38-year-old keith gillam believing he was the person who made the threat by telephone yesterday. after a search of gillam's home -- investigators found no explosive devices or materials to make explosives -- but they
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did find two guns. gillam was booked into san mateo county jail for charges related to making criminalthreats. ( robin )the attorney for brock turner is arguing .. the jury's verdict against him should be overturned ... because of what the lawyer says, was a lack of evidence. the former stanford swimmer was sentenced to 6- months in jail back in march of 20-16 ... after he was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. that sentence led to outrage and a recall effort against the judge in the case. turner was not in court yesterday ... but his lawyer argued, the members of the jury used their imagination... as to what had actually happened. the california appeal court judges now have 90 days to respond to the appeal. ( robin )a 63-year-old man has been convicted of molesting an 11-year-old girl. anthony mi-ron - a homeless man approached the child at a laundromat in south san francisco last summer and talked about sex. miron
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kissed the little girl's hand and cheek. when the victim's 15-year-old sister found her she helped gather her clothing and they went home and told their parents... who called the police. because miron was already registered as a sex offender... prosecutors tried this as a second-strike case. he remains in jail without bail and faces 37 years in prison. he's due back in court for sentencing in september. (robin)coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... newly released video of a shooting inside a california trader joes. we learned an officer's gun fired the shot... that killed an employee. (robin)plus... one suspect is still on the loose after a string of bart homicides. details on the man police are looking (robin)and.... the future of the bay areas water supply could be looking up. we explain after the break. welcome back. checking
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in on your morning forecast.
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temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the
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afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances.
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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 )( robin )in the north bay... police found a man and a woman dead in a san rafael home. police went to the terra linda neighborhood around eight- thirty tuesday morning... after a man called them saying he had just shot his wife... and was ready to shoot himself. officials ordered a shelter-in- place in the area .. while a swat team investigated. we spoke to a neighbor about the incident. ( robin ) wilson said he did not hear any gunshots. but when police went inside the house...they found a dead man... woman... and a gun.
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this is san rafael's first homicide since 20-11. ( robin )on the peninsula -- a man died while surfing in san mateo county. state park officials identified the man as 20-year-old malcom felix. he was an off-duty lifeguard ... surfing on pomponio state beach. felix was pulled out of the water by a good friend of his, who is also a lifeguard. officials are not announcing a cause of death, or what may have led up to his death. according to his facebook page... felix studied electrical engineering at california polytechnic state university in san luis obispo. ( robin )governor jerry brown is looking to soften the standard... that makes utility companies financially liable when their equipment causes wildfires. tuesday brown sent lawmakers legislation that would allow judges to decide how much utility companies should pay. currently those companies are held entirely liable for wildfire costs triggered by their power lines, transformers, or other infrastructures. many
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critics say changing liability would raise insurance premiums... and remove incentives for utility companies to do everything they can do... to prevent fires. ( robin )the bay area may get an increase in our water supply in the next few years. the department of water resources just approved a project for several reservoirs... including one in pacheco. kron 4s rob fladeboe has the details. the california water commission is expected to approve committing a billion dollars to construct two large water projects in the bay rea. approved by voters in 2014, the water bond issue proposition one has earmarked $485 million-dollars for the santa clara valley water district, which would contribute close toanother half billion, to essentially expand the existing pacheco reservoir near pacheco pass.a new 319 foot tall dam would expand the reservoir's capacity from 6,000 acre to
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140,000 acre feet, enough water to supply 280,000 familie's of five for an entire year says board chairman richard santos. richard santos/santa clara valley water dist.also expected to win approval from the water approval from to win also expected water dist.clara valley santos/santa clara valley water dist.also expected to win approval from the water comission is a $980 million dollar expansion of the los vaqueros reservoir in contra costa county. it's dam would be increased by 55 feet to 273 which would increase the reservoir's storage capacity from 160 to 275,000 acre feet.rob fladeboe/morgan hill ( robin )( robin )( robin )(
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robin ) ( robin ) for your health this morning.. a warning from a mother after she says her daughter had to get her gallbladder removed... the reason: she ate too many hot cheetos. the mother says her daughter ate about four bags of flaming hot cheetos and other hot chips about four times a week. she says the teen developed stomach pains... and had to get surgery to remove her gallbladder. doctors haven't tied the spicy snacks to gallbladder problems.. but they have been blamed for stomach issues. ( robin ) in the south bay... someone is waking up 522-million dollars richer. a single ticket -- bought in san jose at ernie's liquors -- matched all six numbers in
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the mega millions jackpot. this is the 5th largest mega millions jackpot in history. the biggest-ever jackpot -- 656 million dollars-- was won in march 2012. it was shared by winners in illinois, kansas and maryland. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... it's a popular perk for tech employees -- free meals served on site. now local lawmakers are now considering banning it... we'll explain.
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temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine
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layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. (robin)(robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today. emma thompson is taking on a familar role in an upcoming sci-fi flick. rick damigella tells us which one and more in today's hollywood minute. (nat)"mad max: fury road" has been voted as the greatest australian film of the 21st century so far. over four dozen australian film critics were polled to determine the honor. "animal kingdom" and "samson and delilah" round out the top three.(nat)casting news: emma thompson is rejoining the men in black. the hollywood reporter says the actress will reprise her
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role of m-i-b chief, agent "o" (oh). the reboot of the men in black franchise begins filming this month and also stars chris hemsworth and tessa thompson.(nat music)"across the universe" gets an encore. julie taymor directed the 20- 07 jukebox musical featuring the music of the beatles. fathom events will screen the film for three days in select theaters on july 29th, 31st and august first. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... three bart-homicides in five days ... and one suspect is still on the loose. details on the man police are looking for... after the break. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. temperatures today will be at temperatures temperatures
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today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short temperatures in wide range of 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in
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very short distances. 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 ) happening today...
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the man accused of stabbing and killing 18-year-old nia wilson at the macarthur bart station will be in court. kron4's lydia pantazes is live in studio to show us what charges he could face. (lydia) john cowell is scheduled to be in an oakland courtroom this morning at 9-a-m. as for charges... he's expected to face one
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count of murder and assault with a deadly weapon. but he may also face an attempted murder charge for the other attack on nia wilson's sister, lahtifa. john lee cowell was caught while sitting on a bart train on monday. another passenger recognized him and called police. police say cowell attacked wilson and her sister sunday night. police believe they have the murder weapon... which was found at a nearby construction site. they're now running d-n-a tests. authorities revealed the details of cowell's arrest yesterday. (lydia) cowell does have a criminal history in contra costa county. he's been brought up on charges at least
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6 times. those charges included assault and battery. we also spoke with a woman who described herself as cowell's aunt. she did not want to speak with us on camera but she did tell us that cole suffers from mental illness. reporting live in studio, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( robin )right now... san francisco police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured. it happened near the corner of 16th and mission streets in san francisco's mission district. when police arrived to the scene, they found 34-year-old hubert coleman and another man suffering from gunshot wounds. the pair were taken to the hospital... where coleman was later pronounced dead. police have not released any suspect information.. and the fatal shooting remains under investigation. ( robin ) in the east bay... a 16-year-old hayward girl is now safe... after her disappearance triggered an amber alert. police found isabelle epps at the pleasant
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hill bart station. the man accused of kidnapping h is now in custody. family members say they got a call from epps around 2 yesterday afternoon. they say she was screaming and feared for her life. four hours later... pittsburg police spotted the suspect -- in his black honda s-u-v and arrested him. but there was no sign of epps. she was found less an hour later by bart police. ( robin )a man escaped uninjured from an armed kidnapper. it happened monday night in san francisco... at crocker amazon playground. police say a man approached the 23-year-old victim demanding money. the victim did not have any cash... so he was then forced at gunpoint to get in his car and drive to a nearby a-t-m. on the way to the a-t-m...he crashed into another car near alemany boulevard and geneva avenue. that's when the kidnapper grabbed the victim's backpack and cellphone and hopped out of the car. the victim continued driving. police have not located the kidnapper. ( robin )for the second time
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in three days... three suspects robbed a california lululemon. this is video from sunday, when police say, three woman entered the fresno store and got away with 17- thousand- dollars worth of items. officials say, the same suspects hit the store again yesterday. no word on how much they got away with this time. fresno police say, more than a dozen other lululemon locations have been hit recently. ( robin )a california congresswoman was the target of a threatening package. a package labeled anthrax was found at the los angeles office of representative maxine waters yesterday. police evacuated the scene as a precaution. hazmat crews with the los angeles fire department determined the package was not dangerous. investigators are trying to find out who left the package at the office. waters is a vocal critic of president trump, even calling for his impeachment. ( robin )starting in 20-20... you won't find plastic straws in san francisco eateries.
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city supervisors unanimously approved a ban on plastic straws and takeout containers treated with fluorinated chemicals. there will be second vote next week. the legislation also makes napkins and utensils with takeout or delivery... available only on request unless tre is a self-serve station. food and drink vendors in must use carryout containers and food wrappers that are free of fluorinated chemicals. the chemicals ward against grease and water, but proponents of the ban say the chemicals are harmful... and do not break down in compost. (robin)coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... new information and new video ... on the deadly trader joe's shooting in los angeles. hear how the stores manager died. (ácommercialá) < :05 "nats of shooting.">(
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robin ) dramatic new video
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shows new details about a deadly shootout at a trader joe's store saturday. one employee died ... and six others were injured. jasmine viel has the latest from los angeles. nat sound/sirens and gunshots police dashcam and gunshotsnat sound/sirens nat sound/sirens and gunshotspolice dashcam video captured the shootout saturday between the suspect, gene atkins, after he crashed into a pole outside a silver lake trader joe's, and two l-a-p-d officers. nat sound/sirens and gunshots another angle from police-worn body cameras shows those officers firing back a reported eight rounds at the suspect as he runs inside. he was hit in the left arm. it was in those moments that store manager melyda corado had come out and was also hit by one of the rounds fired by officers. michel moore/los angeles police chief: "it was a through and through wound to the left arm that moved then into her body. // as chief of police, i am sorry for the loss." police chief michel
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moore says his officers had to make a split second decision to defend themselves against atkins, corado ran back inside and collapsed. when she was brought out to be treated by paramedics, it was too late. michel moore/los angeles police chief: "i recognize how they will forever go through their mind, debating whether that was what they had to do." the gunman continued to fire from inside the store at officers. you can hear the bullets hitting the wall that they were using as cover. nat sound: "watch out!" dozens of customers and employees were held hostage for hours. nat sound: "shots fired." those officers first chased 28- year-old atkins to the grocery store after learning he had shot his grandmother, mary madison, in her south la home, and kidnapped his 17-year-old girlfriend, who was also injured by a bullet. the police chief said the chase lasted 15 minutes as atkins fired atthose officers through his back window. nat sound: "shots fired, shots fired. officer needs help, west silver lake drive." atkins
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finally surrendered peacefully. michel moore/los angeles police chief: "i am thankful, given the number of store employees and customers inside, that this violent ordeal did not result in the loss of additional life." ( robin ) that was jasmine viel reporting. atkins faces 30 charges. they include murder ... attempted murder ... and false imprisonment of hostages. his bail is set at nine- million dollars. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... the d-m-v calls it a game changer. but customers we talked too... are not impressed. we'll walk you through the new online options... that's intended to keep you out of those long lines. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of
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the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances.
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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. ( robin ) free meals have long been a
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tasty perk for tech workers. now, two bay area cities are taking steps to ban big companies from opening up those free in- house cafeterias. kron 4's maureen kelly has the story. i love itthis microsoft employee has a free coffee she got at her workplace cafeteria....she says she can get all her meals free there... it's less work for me i'm more focused i'm not worried about what i'm gonna eat even if i have to go to a restaurant downstairs i need to think about it what am i going to eat where should i go and the price is everything it's just a hasslebut that hassle free dining hurts local restaurants in the area.....the caddilac bar on 9th street has a few diners during what should be the busy lunch rush.....but there are plenty of empty tables.now san francisco supervisors asha safai and aaron peskin are introducing legislation that would pull
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the plug on that perk....proposing to change the zoning laws to prohibit busineses from opening in house cafeteria's. they want to encourage those office workers to go out and buy their lunches outside. we want your employees to get out of the office, we want you to support our small businesses we want you to interact and add to the cultural vibrancy of our city and we want you to make san francisco that help he city moving into the future if passed it would only affect new companies....so companies like twitter that already have a cafeteria can keep it. the owner of a nearby restaurant says some companies like square have helped out by closing their cafeterias every other friday.... we saw our business increase significantly every other friday because they don't have that option to stay open stan so we're hoping that the leaders of these tech companies can actually take a step back and see that their brick vision is progressive but they need to adjust that vision now to keep up with how san francisco's operatingthis isn't an only in san francisco solution...mountain view recently tweaked their laws to keep facebook from opening up an inhouse cafeteria at it's campus opening this fall. i'll have more on that part of the story coming up at 6p. maureen kelly kron4 news.
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( robin )for your health this morning... mosquitoes have tested positive for west nile virus in santa clara county. here are the zip codes where the mosquitoes have been confirmed to have the virus. they are 94085 ... 95051... and 95054. that includes parts of sunnyvale and santa clara. officials say, they will be doing mosquito control in those areas to prevent any human cases. the west nile virus treatments in those neighborhoods... will happen this thursday at 11 p-m. residents who are affected will be notified. ( robin )california's d-m-v has rolled out a new online option for customers to complete their driver license applications from home. as kron four's philippe djegal explains... it's an effort to decrease wait times. (philippe) by noon... on another hot day in the east bay... there was still a line outside the walnut creek office of the d-m-v...molly
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morgan/customer- "it's not better -- it's worse." molly morgan dropped in to help her daughter krystal pick-up a driver license. they didn't set an appointment because the next one available was more than a month out. but they did use the new online system launched by the d-m-v last week... allowing customers to complete their driver license or identification card application before coming into the office.molly morgan/custom er- "and, i don't think its helping the situation. but we did it and here we are still waiting." the d-m-v calls the new electronic form a gamechanger... meant to shorten the amount of time customers stand in line here at the field offices.krystal paicos/customer- "hopefully, it's uh, quicker inside." customers are still required to eventually visit a d-m-v office to get their card. computers are also available in the office for customers to complete their applications, if they didn't do so from home.. all you need is an active phone number and e-mail address to verify your identity.mary locke/customer- "that didn't cross my mind that that might be available. so, i should have tried that."
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the d-m-v says, statewide... last week, nearly 70-thousand customers completed the application online.jaime barahas/customer- "just keep waiting."christine derksen/customer- "i think they need to have multiple options. they need to have a whole bunch of options, because standing in line is not going to do any good. its killing everybody. i need to pee, and i need food. i need a bucket and i need a vending machine." earlier this month... the d-m-v announced it will expand the number of field offices offering saturday hours to 60 locations starting august 4th. but this walnut creek office is not one of them. in walnut creek, philippe djegal, kron four news. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... a rock and roll icon takes a stroll down memory lane. we explain after the break. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam. temperatures today will be at
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their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within temperatures will be felt primarily 70's making for a wide range of very short distances. (robin)
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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 ) was one of the six founding members of the black panther party-- has died. his wife says howard died monday in santa rosa after a long illness. howard served as the party's first editor of its newspaper and deputy minister of information. he was responsible for the
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social programs that made the black panther party famous. howard was born in chattanooga, tennessee but came out to california as part of the air force. he stayed in oakland after he was discharged. he was 80 years old. ( robin )it's been 49 years since the beatles walked together across abbey road for their famous album cover. paul mccartney strolled once again through the crosswalk of abbey road in london on monday. the 76-year-old legendary singer posted this video of it on his official instagram account. mccartney also held a secret show at abbey road studios. he played new music from his forthcoming "egypt station" album. ( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news... the man accused of stabbing and killing an 18-year-old girl at the macarthur bart station... will appear in court. we have the latest in the investigaton.
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overnight news... oakland police are investigating two shootings and one has turned deadly. details are straight ahead. ( lydia ) the man accused of murdering a woman at a bart station makes his first court appearance this morning. i 'll have the story coming up. ( will ) only one person won megamillions lottery worth more than a half a billion dollars, and they bought their ticket at a store in san jose! will tran has the story from san jose. ( darya ) good ( darya ) good morning i'm rya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short
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distances. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a big story we are following this morning... one person in the south bay is waking up 522 million dollars richer.( james ) just one winning ticket was sold in last night's mega millions drawing and it was sold in san jose. kron 4's will tran is live at the store where that winning ticket was sold. will. ( will ) in the uth bay...
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someone is waking up 522- million dollars richer. a single ticket -- bought in san jose at ernie's liquors -- matched all six numbers in the mega millions jackpot. this is the 5th largest mega millions jackpot in history. the biggest-ever jackpot -- 656 million dollars-- was won in march 2012. it was shared by winners in illinois, kansas and maryland.
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( james ) thanks will. ( darya ) happening today... the man accused of stabbing and killing
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18-year-old nia wilson at the macarthur bart station will be in court.( james ) kron-4's lydia pantazes is live in studio with the details. lydia. (lydia) john cowell is scheduled to be in an oakland courtroom this morning at 9-a-m. as for charges... he's expected to face one count of murder and assault with a deadly weapon. but he may also face an attempted murder charge for the other attack on nia wilson's sister, lahtifa. john lee cowell was caught while sitting on a bart train on monday. another passenger recognized him and called police. police say cowell attacked wilson and her sister sunday night. police believe they have the murder weapon... which was found at a nearby construction site. they're now running d-n-a tests. authorities revealed the details of cowell's arrest yesterday. ( lydia ) cowell does have a
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criminal history in contra costa county. he's been brought up on charges at least 6 times. those charges included assault and battery. we also spoke with a woman who described herself as cowell's aunt. she did not want to speak with us on camera but she did tell us that cowell suffers from mental illness. reporting live in studio, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) bart police say they are chasing leads right now... as they try to solve a murder that happened at the bay fair station. police are looking for this man. these are newly released pictures. they say he attacked 47-year old don stevens early saturday morning. police say they have reviewed train video -- it show stevens getting punched in the head. stevens then fell on the platform he was taken to the hospital where he later died. police say have received a number of tips... and are hoping to bring the attacker to justice.
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( james ) new this morning... one person is dead and 2 others are left injured after two separate shootings in the east bay. the first shooting happened last night just before 11 on the 79-hundred block of ney avenue. these are pictures from the scene. police say 2 people were shot. the second shooting happened early this morning around 1-30. that happened on the 11-hundred block of 65th avenue. one person was killed. no word on if any arrest were made in either of those shootings. ( darya ) a big story this morning... family members are speaking out after a mother of 4 is murdered in her own home. kishana harley was killed in her richmond apartment last thursday. so far... no arrests have been made. police found her lying on the floor with traumatic injuries... after co-workers and friends grew worried when she did not show up to work for two days. harley's 4 children... ages 2 to 18... were not in the home when she was killed. her ex-fiance spoke to kron 4... and tells us he's devestated about what happened.
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( darya ) right now police are searching for harley's car... a black mercedes r-500 crossover. ( darya ) also in the east bay... a 16-year-old hayward girl is now safe... after her disappearance triggered an amber alert. police found isabelle epps at the pleasant hill bart station. the man accused of kidnapping her is now in custody. family members say they got a call from epps around 2 yesterday afternoon. they say she was screaming and feared for her life. four hours later... pittsburg police spotted the suspect -- antonio aguilarelizarrag -- in
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his black honda s-u-v and arrested him. but there was no sign of epps. she was found less an hour later by bart police. ( james ) an investigation is underway after a man threatened to blow up san bruno city hall. officers arrested keith gillam. they say he phoned in the threat. while searching gillam's home -- investigators did ánot explosive devices... but they did find two guns. gillam was taken to jail and now faces criminal threat charges. ( james ) happening today... the mother of a teen who died of a fentanyl overdose in petaluma will be in court. 34-year-old danielle faletto is expected to enter a plea. she faces charges of manslaughter and child endangerment. her 16-year-old son died back in april. ( james ) the f-b-i is now searching for a missing university of iowa student... who grew up in oakland. mollie tibbetts disappeared last week. she had been staying at her boyfriend's home... watching his dogs
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while he was out of town for work. she was last seen last wednesday night. she was reported missing last thursday... when she did not show up for work. ( darya ) tourists are now under evacuation orders at yosemite national park... as the ferguson fire grows. they're emptying campsites and lodges. a 20 mile stretch of state route 41 -- heading into the park -- will close today at noon. the closure is expected to last through sunday. the ferguson fire has burned almost 38-thousand acres. it's now 26-percent contained. a spokesperson says the park isn't under imminent danger... but officials want to take protective measures like burning away brush along roadways. ( darya ) happening
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today... a state legislative panel will meet for the first time... to talk about the growing threat of wildfires and who should pay for them. this meeting comes one day after governor brown threw his support behind ásoftening the standard that makes utility companies financially liable when their equipment causes fires. right now... utilities are held entirely liable for wildfire costs triggered by their power lines or transformers. ( james ) new from overnight... more people have died in the massive wildfire burning in greece. the death toll has increased to 79. officials say rescue crews continue to search the areas northeast of athens that were the worst affected by the fire. crews have been going house-to- house and searching burned cars to locate any more victims. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...the complaints against the dmv keep getting longer. and
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now we find out an employee has been sleeping three hours a day at her desk. the story is ahead. ( james ) plus..a recording of trump and michael cohen discussing payment for a playboy model's story is released. you'll hear the tape after the break. ( james ) and after the break... west nile has been confirmed in another bay area community. details are just moments away. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street
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you...and mom also gets aoss shoppiback-to-school bag? that's yes for less. ross has the brands you want for back to school. and it feels even better when you find them for less. at ross. yes for less. we're in for another hot day... and once again a power alert is in effect. because of this... you're asked to set the air conditioner to 78 degrees or higher... also -- don't use of
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major appliances until after 9 p-m. ( james ) ( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees
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for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short
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distances. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san 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.
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conversation is causing headaches for the trump white house. a recording of then- candidate trump and his lawyer michael cohen is out. the two men can be heard talking about making a payment to a former playboy model... who claimed she had an affair with trump. cohen also be heard telling trump about a plan to buy the rights to the story from the national enquirer. ( darya ) the tapes were seized from cohen's were
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seized from cohen's home and office during a raid by the f-b-i in april. ( darya ) in the south bay... a warning for people in santa clara county. mosquitoes there have tested positive for west nile virus. here is a list of the affected zip codes. this includes parts of sunnyvale and santa clara. officials say they will be doing mosquito control in those areas to prevent any human cases -- that will start tomorrow night at 11. ( darya ) a cal fire assitant chief with a tiki hut and a d-m-v worker sleeping on the job. those are some of the things revealed in a new state audit.( james ) ali wolf shows us how thousands of dollars was misspent. employees behaving badly ..and state agencies wasting
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taxpayer money..(mos)"its like money just being thrown away"a new state audit outlines eye opening examples that have set the state back 200-thousand dollars...it says -- for four years a d-m-v data operator slept at her desk for extended periods of time...missing out on thousands of hours of work....without getting appropriate discipline..(mos) "if i was sleeping on the job i probably wouldnt have a job, wouldnt have clients because i own my own business"the findings --are disappointing to some in sacramento..to david wolfe from howard jarvis tax payers association they show a lack of accountability for state workers...(david wolfe - legislative director howard jarvis tax payers association)"it just shows a complete disrespect to the taxpayers of california and all of them should be angry" the audit also reveals a calfire assistant chief misused resources -- building áááthis tiki hut structure with the help of his staff -- on state property ....without approval...another example -- fresno state employees taking extended breaks from work -- going home and going shopping.. costing the state 111-thousand dollars in lost work..(david
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wolfe - legislative director howard jarvis tax payers association)"these problems can and should have been dealt with months and years faster than they were"in a statement - calfire calls the assistant chief's behavior "a disappointment to the department"that employee tore down the structure and got an unpaid 30 day suspension.. ( james ) ( james ) that was ali wolf reporting for us. following the auditor's report... state agencies have 60 days to respond back with the action taken. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the d-m-v has rolled out a new option for customers to complete their driver's license applications. we'll show you how it works. ( darya ) and after the break... we'll have the latest on demi lovato condition after she was rushed to the hospital following an overdose.
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recovering after suffering an overdose. the singer is thanking fans for their support... but she asking them to respect her privacy. t-m-z reports she was revived at her l-a home after being treated with
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the opioid-reversing drug narcan. initial reports claimed the 25-year-old overdosed on heroin... but a source close to lovato told t-m-z that's ánot true. lovato recently celebrated six years of sobriety before revealing a drug relapse last month in the song "sober." she has been open about her struggles with alcohol, cocaine and oxycontin. ( james ) coming up next... hoping to get his conviction overturned... attorneys for former stanford swimmer brock turner headed to court. why they say they client is innocent. you could save energy
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news... lets start the
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half hour with a check of weather and traffic... temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. distances. very short distances.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) it's been a violent week on bart... today a murder suspect goes to court... while bart police search for another man involved in a deadly attack.( james ) now... one man who was attacked last year, when a mob of teens hopped on a train at the oakland coliseum and robbed a number of people ... is speaking out. kron 4's ali reid sat down with him and has the story. a year ago when rusty stapp was viciously attacked on a bart train, he filed a lawsuit ... and with that, he stated that if there wasn't an overhaul in protocol, someone would eventually lose their life.unfortunately, within the last week, 3 people were killed from being attacked on bart.pkgthe latest attacks on bart trains that left 3 people dead isn't sitting well with rusty stapp. there's just some basic safety that you shouldn't be scared of when you get on public transportation.last april, while heading home from san francisco with his wife and teenage daughter, a mob of teenagers entered the train at the coliseum bart station and wreaked havoc. he was the
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first to be attacked and robbed.about 30 of them got on our car. it was terrifying for the whole car.since then he's filed million dollar claims against bart, alleging the transit agency did nothing to protect the public from that attack. since then he's heard of other instances. one of the reasons he no longer gets once the sun goes down.i wont get on past 830 at night. i've probably racked up a thousand dollars in uber now with the last 3 murders, including the vicious stabbing of 18 year old nia wilson ... i can't imagine the young girl's family and what they're going through right now.stapp says there needs to be change...i don't know what else it's going to take for bart to take ownership of these things. losses of 3 lives in the past week. they've got to start making changes. they can't keep blaming it on lack of manpower.standupstapp is following through with his lawsuit.his day in court will be 3 years after filing his complaint.reporting live from fremont ... ar ... kron 4 news. ... ar ... kron 4 from fremont reporting live complaint. reporting live from fremont ... ar ... kron 4 news.
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( james ) in san francisco... police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured. we first brought this story as breaking news yesterday. the shooting happened near 16th and mission streets. police say they found 34- year-old hubert coleman and another man suffering from gunshot wounds. the two were taken to the hospital... where coleman was pronounced dead. ( james ) the former stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault is looking to have that conviction overturned. brock turner's attorney was in court yesterday. he argued that turned never intended to rape anyone... because turner had his clothes on when he was found on top of an intoxicated woman. turner was sentenced to 6-months in jail back in march of 2016. that sentence led to outrage and the judge in the case was recalled. the court now has 90 days to respond to the appeal. ( darya ) a south san
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francisco man is convicted of molesting an 11-year-old girl. anthony miron approached the girl at a laundromat last summer. he told the girl he wanted to have sex with her... but didn't want to get her pregnant. miron then kissed the little girl's hand and cheek. when the victim's 15-year-old sister found her... the two went home ld their parents and called police. miron is a already registered as a sex offender. he faces 37 years in prison. he'll be sentenced in september. ( darya ) a man is killed while surfing in san mateo county. state park officials identified him as 20-year-old malcom felix. the off-duty lifeguard was surfing at pomponio state beach and was pulled out of the water by a friend who is also a lifeguard. officials haven't said what exactly killed felix. ( darya ) elbert "big man" howard-- who was one of the
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six founding members of the black panther party-- has died. his wife says howard died monday in santa rosa after a long illness. howard was responsible for the social programs that made the black panther party famous. he was born in chattanooga, tennessee... but came out to california as part of the air force. he stayed in the bay area after he was discharged. he was 80 years old... ( james ) california's d-m-v has rolled out a new online option for customers to complete their driver's license applications from home. the applications are for the new real i-d which will be required starting in the year 2020. the online application is part of an effort to shorten wait times at d-m-v offices. customers can fill the application out from home then complete the application at a d-m-v location. customers are still required to eventually visit a d-m-v office to get their card. earlier this month... the d-m-v announced it will expand the number of field offices offering saturday hours to 60 locations starting august 4th. ( james ) san francisco is
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banning plastic straws... starting in 2020. supervisors have unanimously approved a ban on plastic straws and takeout containers treated with fluorinated chemicals. also... napkins and utensils on carryout items will only be available on request. ( darya ) a high school cheer coach in roseville is charged with driving under the influence with a student in her car... and giving that teen alcohol. deputies say 22-year-old gabriella vega was arrested while her squad was competing at a cheer camp at sonoma state university. deputies say someone saw vega driving erratically and called 9-1-1. when deputies found her... she'd hit a tree. vega and the student were not hurt. ( darya )
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vega was immediately fired after her arrest. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... it's a popular perk for tech workers... free food. but now some local lawmakers are considering banning workplace cafeterias. ( darya ) plus... the a's can't lose. oakland pulls off their biggest comeback win in team history. ( darya ) and next... you might want to cut back on the hot cheetos. we've got one mother's warning... after her daughter lost her gallblader. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) 4 your health this morning... a warning from a mother after she says her 17-year-old daughter had to get her gallbladder removed. the reason: she ate too many hot cheetos. mom says her daughter ate about four bags of flaming hot cheetos and other spicy snacks about four times a week. she says the teen developed stomach pains... and had to have surgery. but while mom is convinced the cheetos are to blame... doctors have ánot tied the spicy snacks to gallbladder problems. ( james ) coming up after the break... pot is coming to outside lands... but there are still some things you ácan't do. (ámmercialá) ( robin ) checking bay
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area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze
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to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that
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temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs
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inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. distances. very short distances.
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( james ) free meals have long been a tasty perk for tech workers. now two bay area cities are taking steps to ban big companies from opening up those free in- house cafeterias. as kron 4's maureen kelly tells us... the goal to get those workers dining at local cafes and restaurants. i love itthis microsoft employee has a free coffee she got at her workplace cafeteria....she says she can get all her meals free there... it's less work for me i'm more focused i'm not worried about what i'm gonna eat even if i have to go to a restaurant downstairs i need to think about it what am i going to eat where should i go and the price is everything it's just a hasslebut that hassle free dining hurts local restaurants in the area.....the caddilac bar on 9th street has a few diners during what should be the busy lunch rush.....but there are plenty of empty tables.now san francisco supervisors asha safai and
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aaron peskin are introducing legislation that would pull the plug on that perk....proposing to change the zoning laws to prohibit busineses from opening in house cafeteria's. they want to encourage those office workers to go out and buy their lunches outside. we want your employees to get out of the office, we want you to support our small businesses we want you to interact and add to the cultural vibrancy of our city and we want you to make san francisco that help he city moving into the future if passed it would only affect new companies....so companies like twitter that already have a cafeteria can keep it. the owner of a nearby restaurant says some companies like square have helped out by closing their cafeterias every other friday.... we saw our business increase significantly every other friday because they don't have that option to stay open stan so we're hoping that the leaders of these tech companies can actually take a step back and see that their
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brick vision is progressive but they need to adjust that vision now to keep up with how san francisco's operatingthis isn't an only in san solution...mounrecently laws to keep opening up an inhouse cafeteria at opening this more on that story coming maureen kelly ( james ) the outside lands festival will have a new twist this year -- pot. they're adding a new pot exhibit... called grasslands. this comes after california legalized recreational marijuana. bud -tenders will teach visitors about the plant. ábut pot will ánot be available for purchase or consumption at the festival. ( james ) bay area baseball... and the hottest team in baseball... pulls off a comback in texas.( darya ) the a's were down 10-2. but in the top of the 8th... the a's pulled to win in 1 run. and top the 9th... the a's tied it. then... the top of the 10th... khris davis hit a 3 run home run. the a's win 13-10. that's the first time in franchise history that they've come back from 8 runs down. a's take on the rangers again tonight in texas. first pitch is 5:05/ ( darya ) and the giants are winners too. they did
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blow a lead in this one against seattle... but they still managed to win the game 4-3. the mariners loss means the a's are now only one-and-a-half games behind seattle for the 2nd wild card spot in the american league. giants take on the mariners again this afternoon. first pitch is 1:10. ( james ) coming up after the break... a good samaritan rescues this little kitten from a bay area freeway.
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temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and
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70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. ( robin )( robin )( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. maze to sf. min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a good samaritan rescues a kitten trying to cross highway 101 in belmont.( james ) the driver noticed the 7-week old kitten running along the concrete divider... then it tried to dar across the highway. the driver stopped... blocked traffic... and rescued the kitten after it jumped into the wheel of his truck. he took it to the s-p-c-a where they named it leo in honor of the man who rescued it.
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( darya ) ( darya ) coming up in the next hour... we have a winner. someone in the south bay is now 522-millions dollars millions dollars richer... after hitting the mega millions jackpot. ( darya ) and breaking overnight in oakland... police are investigating 2 separate shootings... one turned deadly. won megamillions lottery worth
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more than a half a billion dollars, and they bought their ticket at a store in san jose! will tran has the story from san jose. ( lydia ) the man accused of murdering a woman at a bart station will make his first court appearance this morning. i 'll have the story coming up. ( james ) breaking overnight news... oakland police are investigating two shootings and one has turned deadly. details are straight ahead. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james
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fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and
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70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) a big story we are following this morning... one person in the south bay is waking up 522 million dollars richer.( james ) just one winning ticket was
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sold in last night's mega millions drawing and it was sold in san jose. kron 4's will tran is live at the store where that winning ticket was sold. will. ( will ) in the south bay... someone is waking up 522-million dollars richer. a single ticket -- bought in san jose at ernie's quors -- matched all six numbers in the mega millions jackpot. this is the 5th largest mega millions jackpot in history. the biggest-ever jackpot -- 656 million dollars-- was won in march 2012. it was shared by winners in illinois, kansas and maryland.
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thanks will. ( james ) we are told
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there are other winning tickets sold here in california.. so here is a look at those number again. we have also posted them on our website.. that's kron-4-dot- com. ( james ) new this morning... one person is dead and 2 others are left injured after two separate shootings in the east bay. the first shooting happened last night just before 11 on the 79-hundred block of ney avenue. these are pictures from the scene. police say 2 people were shot. the second shooting happened early this morning around 1-30. that happened on the 11-hundred block of 65th avenue. one person was killed. no word on if any arrest were made in either of those shootings. ( darya ) happening today... the man accused
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of stabbing and killing 18-year-old nia wilson at the macarthur bart station will be in court.( james ) kron-4's lydia pantazes is live in studio with the details. lydia. (lydia) john cowell is scheduled to be in an oakland courtroom this morning at 9-a-m. as for charges... he's expected to face one count of murder and assault with a deadly weapon. but he may also face an attempted murder charge for the other attack on nia wilson's sister, lahtifa. john lee cowell was caught while sitting on a bart train on monday. another passenger recognized him and called police. police say cowell attacked wilson and her sister sunday night. police believe they have the murder weapon... which was found at a nearby construction site. they're now running d-n-a tests. authorities revealed the details of cowell's arrest yesterday.
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( lydia ) cowell does have a criminal history in contra costa county. he's been brought up on charges at least 6 times. those charges included assault and battery. we also spoke with a woman who described herself as cowell's aunt. she did not want to speak with us on camera but she did tell us that cowell suffers from mental illness. i'll be heading to the courtroom later this morning. stay here for updates from the court. back to you. ( james ) bart police say they are chasing leads right now... as they try to solve a murder that happened at the bay fair station. police are looking for this man. these are newly released pictures. they say he attacked 47-year old don stevens early saturday morning. police say they have reviewed train video -- it show stevens getting punched in the head. stevens then fell on the platform he was taken to the hospital where he later died. police say have received a
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number of tips... and are hoping to bring the attacker to justice. ( james ) a big story this morning... family members are speaking out after a mother of 4 is murdered in her own home. kishana harley was killed in her richmond apartment last thursday. so far... no arrests have been made. police found her lying on the floor with traumatic injuries... after co-workers and friends grew worried when she did not show up to work for two days. harley's 4 children... ages 2 to 18... were not in the home when she was killed. her ex-fiance spoke to kron 4... and tells us he's devestated about what happened. ( james ) right now police are searching for harley's car... a black mercedes r-500 crossover. ( darya ) also in the east
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bay... a 16-year-old hayward girl is now safe... after her disappearance triggered an amber alert. police found isabelle epps at the pleasant hill bart station. the man accused of kidnapping her is now in custody. family members say they got a call from epps around 2 yesterday afternoon. they say she was screaming and feared for her life. four hours later... pittsburg police spotted the suspect -- antonio aguilarelizarrag -- in his black honda s-u-v and arrested him. but there was no sign of epps. she was found less an hour later by bart police. ( darya ) an investigation is underway after a man threatened to blow up san bruno city hall. officers arrested keith gillam. they say he phoned in the threat. while searching
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gillam's home -- investigators did ánot explosive devices... but they did find two guns. gillam was taken to jail and now faces criminal threat charges. ( james ) happening today... the mother of a teen who died of a fentanyl overdose in petaluma will be in court. 34-year-old danielle faletto is expected to enter a plea. she faces charges of manslaughter and child endangerment. her 16-year-old son died back in april. ( james ) the f-b-i is now searching for a missing university of iowa student... who grew up in oakland. mollie tibbetts disappeared last week. she had been staying at her boyfriend's home... watching his dogs while he was out of town for work. she was last seen last wednesday night. she was reported missing last thursday... when she did not show up for work. ( darya ) breaking international news from overnight... more people have died in the massive wildfire burning in greece. the death toll has increased to 79. officials say rescue crews continue to
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search the areas northeast of athens that were the worst affected by the fire. crews have been going house-to- house and searching burned cars to locate any more victims. ( darya ) a taped conversation is causing headaches for the trump white house. a recording of then-candidate trump and his lawyer michael cohen is out. the two men can be heard talking about making a payment to a former playboy model... who claimed she had an affair with trump. cohen also be heard telling trump about a plan to buy the rights to the story from the national enquirer.
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(unintelligible)"we'll have to pay." "pay with cash.""no, no, no no no no."> ( darya ) the tapes were seized from cohen's were seized the tapes were seized from cohen's home and office during a raid by the f-b-i in april. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...the complaints against the dmv keep getting longer. and now we find out an employee has been sleeping three hours a day at her desk. the story is ahead. ( james ) plus... newly released video of a shooting inside a california trader joes. we learned an officer's gun fired the shot... that killed an employee. ( james ) and after the break... west nile has been confirmed in another bay area community. details are just moments away. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ábreakáá)
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(darya)(james)( robin ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic
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this morning. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no delays on wb 580 temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay temperatures today will be at
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their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of
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the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. ( james ) the ferguson
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fire near yosemite continues to grow ... and now it's having a direct impact on many summer vacation plans. ( darya ) the wildfire is nearly 38-thousand acres and there are new madatory evacuations. nathalie granda has more. michael reynolds, yosemite national park superintendent: "get yourself out of here if you can. there is some administrative leave."the ferguson fire is forcing parts of yosemite national park to close.highway 41 into the park will also will shut down, as the fire creeps closer to dozens of homes and structures. michael reynolds, yosemite national park superintendent:: "this is a full suppression fire, and we are fully engaged. we have even authorized dozer line inside yosemite which is hardly ever done."the road will close from wawona to the valley floor. visitors and residents, like elyse lane, are rushing to leave.elyse lane, yosemite
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resident: "a little crazy. it's all kind of going over my head. i know a lot of my friends are leaving and going to just higher places where the smoke isn't affecting quite yet."fire crews are making some improvement on containing the fire.however, they say the most active area is headed toward the yosemite west region.cal fire officials say they're going to have to fight fire with fire to stop the spread.jim mackensen, ferguson fire public information officer: "we're going to bring fire, along our fire lines right up to highway 41. so there will be a lot of fire, a lot of firefighters on the ground, looking to make sure we don't have any spot fires or anything like that. obviously there will be a lot of smoke generated so there will be a lack of visibility." folks staying in the campground and hotels will have until wednesday afternoon to check out.people won't be able to access the valley floor, and most operations will stop.scott gediman, yosemite national park ranger: "as these firefighters are working in this area, strictly for visitors safety we have to close the roads. we can't have vehicles on that road, because you've got firefighting equipment, you've got firefighters, you've got air operations."the closure will last until sunday.at that point, park rangers and
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firefighters will assess the situation, and determine whether they're ready to reopen. ( james ) that was nathalie granda reporting. the ferguson fire has been burning since july 13-th. ( darya ) happening today... a state legislative panel will meet for the first time... to talk about the growing threat of wildfires and who should pay for them. this meeting comes one day after governor brown threw his support behind ásoftening the standard that makes utility companies financially liable when their equipment causes fires. right now... utilities are held entirely liable for wildfire costs triggered by their power lines or transformers. ( darya ) in the south bay... a warning for people in santa clara county. mosquitoes there have tested positive for west nile virus. here is a list of the affected zip codes. this includes parts of sunnyvale and santa clara. officials say they will be doing mosquito control in
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those areas to prevent any human cases -- that will start tomorrow night at 11. ( james ) a new report from the state auditors office details how misused time and resources at agencies cost the state thousands of dollars. for four years a d-m-v data operator slept at her desk... without getting appropriate discipline. it also shows a cal fire assistant chief misused resources by building this tiki hut structure on state property without permission. at fresno state... employees were taking extended breaks from work. they would go home and go shopping.. costing the state 111-thousand dollars in lost work. some people say it shows the lack of accountability for state workers. ( james )( james ) cal fire
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did suspend the assistant chief for thirty days.. unpaid. state agencies now have 60 days to respond back about the disciplinary action taken. ( james )( james ) a southern california congresswoman is targeted with a threatening package. it was found at the los angeles office of representative maxine waters. it was labeled "anthax." police evacuated the area as a precaution. a hazmat crew determined the package was ánot dangerous. right now... investigators are trying to find out who left the package at waters' office. waters is a vocal critic of president trump... she's even called for his impeachment. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the d-m-v has rolled out a new option for customers to complete their driver's license applications. we'll show you how it works.
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( darya ) and next... you might want to cut back on the hot cheetos. we've got one mother's warning... after her daughter lost her gallblader.
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we all want white teeth. you know doc how can i get whiter, brighter teeth. and the dentist really has to say let's take a step back and talk about protecting your enamel. it's important to look after your enamel because it's the foundation for white teeth. i believe dentists will recommend pronamel strong and bright because it's two fold. it strengthens your enamel, but then also it polishes away stains for whiter teeth. so it's really something that's a win-win for the patient and the dentist.
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weaving your own shoes...rgy by out of flax. or simply adjust your thermostat. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. (áábreakáá)(ácommercialá) (áábreakáá) temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short
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distances. (robin) 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) 4 your health this morning... a warning from a mother after she says her 17-year-old daughter had to get her gallbladder removed. the reason: she ate too many hot cheetos. mom says her daughter ate about four bags of flaming hot cheetos and other spicy snacks about four times a week. she says the teen developed she says the teen developed stomach
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pains... and had to have surgery. but while mom is convinced the cheetos are to blame... doctors have ánot tied the spicy snacks to gallbladder problems. ( darya ) ( darya ) for the second this week... 3 women in fresno walk into a lululemon and steal 17-thousand dollars worth of merchandise. the women hit up a store on sunday... hit up a store the women merchandise. the women hit up a store on sunday... and then hit the same store again yesterday. fresno police say more than a dozen other lululemon locations have been hit recently. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...
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hoping to get his conviction overturned... attorneys for former stanford swimmer brock turner now have a new defense.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo brid less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) in san francisco... police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured. we first brought this story as breaking news yesterday. the shooting happened near 16th and mission streets. police say they found 34- year-old hubert coleman and another man suffering from gunshot wounds. the two
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were taken to the hospital... where coleman was pronounced dead. ( james ) the former stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault is looking to have that conviction overturned. brock turner's attorney was in court yesterday. he argued that turner never intended to rape anyone... because turner had his clothes on when he was found on top of an intoxicated woman. turner was sentenced to 6-months in jail back in march of 2016. that sentence led to outrage and the judge in the case was recalled. the court now has 90 days to respond to the appeal. ( darya ) two lifeguards go out surfing in san mateo county while off-cuty and one of them is killed. state park officials identified the victim as 20-year-old malcom felix. he was surfing at pomponio state beach and was pomponio state beach and was pulled out of the water by his friend. officials haven't said what exactly killed felix. ( darya ) elbert "big man"
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howard-- who was one of the six founding members of the black panther party-- has died. his wife says howard died monday in santa rosa after a long illness. howard was responsible for the social programs that made the black panther party famous. he was born in chattanooga, tennessee... but came out to california as part of the air force. he stayed in the bay area after he was discharged. he was 80 years old... ( james ) california's d-m-v has rolled out a new online option for customers to complete their driver's license applications from home. the applications are for the new real i-d which will be required starting in the year 2020. the online application is part of an effort to shorten wait times at d-m-v offices. customers can fill the application out from home then complete the application at a d-m-v location. customers are still required to eventually visit a d-m-v office to get their card. earlier this month... the d-m-v announced it will expand the number of field offices offering saturday hours to 60 locations starting august 4th.
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( james ) san francisco is banning plastic straws... starting in 2020. supervisors have unanimously approved a ban on plastic straws and takeout containers treated with fluorinated chemicals. also... napkins and utensils on carryout items will only be available on request. ( darya ) a high school cheer coach in roseville is charged with driving under the influence with a student in her car... and giving that teen alcohol. deputies say 22-year-old gabriella vega was arrested while her squad was competing at a cheer camp at sonoma state university. deputies say someone saw vega driving erratically and called 9-1-1. when deputies found her... she'd hit a tree. vega and the student were not hurt. ( darya ) vega was immediately fired
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after her arrest. < :05 "nats of shooting.">( james ) dramatic new video shows new details about a deadly shootout at a trader joe's store over the weekend. one employee died ... and six others were injured. jasmine viel has the latest from los angeles. nat sound/sirens and gunshots police dashcam video captured the shootout saturday between the suspect, gene atkins, after he crashed into a pole outside a silver lake trader joe's, and two l-a-p-d officers. nat sound/sirens and gunshotsanother angle from police-worn body cameras shows those officers firing back a reported eight rounds at the suspect as he runs inside. he was hit in the left arm. it was in those moments that store manager melyda corado had come out and was also hit
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by one of the rounds fired by officers. michel moore/los angeles police chief: "it was a through and through wound to the left arm that moved then into her body. // as chief of police, i am sorry for the loss." police chief michel moore says his officers had to make a split second decision to defend themselves against atkins, corado ran back inside and collapsed. when she was brought out to be treated by paramedics, it was too late. michel moore/los angeles police chief: "i recognize how they will forever go through their mind, debating whether that was what they had to do." the gunman continued to fire from inside the store at officers. you can hear the bullets hitting the wall that they were using as cover. nat sound: "watch out!" dozens of customers and employees were held hostage for hours. nat sound: "shots fired." those officers first chased 28- year-old atkins to the grocery store after learning he had shot his grandmother, mary madison, in her south la home, and kidnapped his 17-year-old girlfriend, who was also injured by a bullet. the
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police chief said the chase lasted 15 minutes as atkins fired atthose officers through his back window. nat sound: "shots fired, shots fired. officer needs help, west silver lake drive." atkins finally surrendered peacefully. michel moore/los angeles police chief: "i am thankful, given the number of store employees and customers inside, that this violent ordeal did not result in the loss of additional life." ( james ) that was jasmine viel reporting. atkins faces 30 charges. they include murder ... attempted murder ... and false imprisonment of hostages. his bail is set at nine- million dollars. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... it's a popular perk for tech workers... free food. but now some local lawmakers are considering banning workplace cafeterias. ( james ) and after the break.. nasa has released thousands of hours of audio from the apollo 11 mission.
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you finished preparing overhim for college.rs, in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well-being. but meningitis b progresses quickly and can be fatal, sometimes within 24 hours. while meningitis b is uncommon, about 1 in 10 infected will die. like millions of others, your teen may not be vaccinated against meningitis b. meningitis b strikes quickly. be quick to talk to your teen's doctor about a meningitis b vaccine.
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you know when you're at ross and you'rhello.... ...and then the price is like, helllooo! that's yes for less. find the latest trends and styles at prices that are a perfect fit. it feels even better when you find it for less. at ross. yes for less. temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some aas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not
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subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances. (robin) 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james )( james )
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49-years after nasa made history by landing the first humans on the moon.. the agency has released the entire 19-thousand hours of audio recorded during the apollo 11 mission. hundreds of audio conversations between flight controllers and the other teams supporting the mission were going on. in addition to the life-and-death drama as the lunar module's computer systems threatened to abort the landing, the conversations also provide insight into the people behind the scene that made apollo 11 possible, including many humorous moments. ( james ) coming up after the break... pot is coming to outside lands... but there are still some things you ácan't do.
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sometimes, bipolar i disorder
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can make you feel unstoppable. ♪ but mania, such as unusual changes in your mood, activity or energy levels, can leave you on shaky ground. help take control by talking to your doctor. ask about vraylar. vraylar is approved for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes of bipolar i disorder in adults. clinical studies showed that vraylar reduced overall manic symptoms.
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vraylar should not be used in elderly patients with dementia due to increased risk of death or stroke. call your doctor about fever, stiff muscles, or confusion, which may mean a life-threatening reaction, or uncontrollable muscle movements, which may be permanent. side effects may not appear for several weeks. high cholesterol and weight gain; high blood sugar, which can lead to coma or death; decreased white blood cells, which can be fatal; dizziness upon standing; falls; seizures; impaired judgment; heat sensitivity; and trouble swallowing may occur. you're more than just your bipolar i. ask about vraylar. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas.
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if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many parts of the bay cool into the afternoon. within the marine
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layer temperatures will be felt primarily in the 60's and 70's making for a wide range of temperatures in very short distances.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) free meals have long been a perk for tech workers. but now cities are taking steps to ban big companies from opening up those free in-house cafeterias. san francisco supervisors asha safai and aaron peskin are introducing legislation that would pull the plug on that perk.. proposing to change the zoning laws to prohibt busineses from opening in house cafeteria's. they want to encourage those office workers to go out and buy their lunches outside. the owner of a nearby restaurant says some companies like square have helped out by
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closing their cafeterias every other friday...
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darya ) the a's were down 10-2. but in the top of the 8th... the a's pulled to within 1 run. and top the 9th... the a's tied it. then... the top of the 10th... khris davis hit a 3 run home run. the a's win 13-10. that's the first time in franchise history that they've come back from 8 runs down. a's take on the rangers again tonight in texas. first pitch is 5:05/ ( darya ) and the giants are winners too. they did blow a lead in this one against seattle... but they still managed to win the game 4-3. the mariners loss means the a's are now only one-and-a-half games behind seattle for the 2nd wild card spot in the american league. giants take on the mariners again this afternoon. first pitch is 1:10. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... rare panther cubs caught on camera... the video next. deal talk.
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right now, you can get my spicy chicken club combo with fries and a drink for just $5.99. that's an amazing deal, jack! hey, thanks, stanley. ow. ...wait, what's happening? stanley! you're deflating! hold me, jack! try my new $5.99 spicy chicken club combo today.
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get my new spicy chicken club combo with a spicy, crispy chicken breast, hickory-smoked bacon,
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and melted cheese on toasted sourdough, plus fries and a drink, for just $5.99! $5.99? well, tickle my elbow! no thank you. try my spicy chicken club combo today. ( robin ) 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) is it possible ( james ) ( james ) is it possible
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to be any cuter than this? the royal burgers' zoo in the netherlands released video of two sri lanka panther cubs playing with their mother. zookeepers used a tiny camera to film the playful two-month-old cubs in their indoor closure, according to a statement from the zoo. both cubs were born at the zoo back in may. scientists estimate there are fewer than 1,000 sri lanka panthers left in the wild. royal burgers' zoo says it has ed this endangered species successfully for years now. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour... we have a winner. someone in the south bay is now 522-millions dollars richer... after hitting the mega millions jackpot.
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( darya ) and breaking overnight in oakland... police are investigating 2 separate shootings... one turned deadly.
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( james ) breaking overnight news... oakland police are investigating two shootings and one has turned deadly. details are straight ahead. ( lydia ) the man accused of murdering a woman at a bart station makes his first court appearance this morning. i 'll have the story coming up. ( will ) only one person won megamillions lottery worth more than a half a billion dollars, and they bought their ticket at a store in san jose! will tran has the story from san jose.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... temperatures today will be at their hottest as daytime highs inland approach 100 degrees for some areas. if not the triple digits 90's will seen for most areas that are not subject a shallow marine layer that will keep many

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