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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. yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below
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seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. no major hot spots. bay no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) this morning... a man is
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arrested for allegedly videotaping his sexual activity with a woman... without her knowledge. that man was a customs and border protection agent at s-f-o. kron 4's j.r. stone has the details. this is scott inouye (in- know-ae). san bruno police say he is an agent with customs and border protection at san francisco international airport. according to investigators (in-know-ae) was conducting screening activities when he met the eventual victim. the two had consensual sex at his home sometime after that. the woman then went to police saying she thought she had been videotaped without her knowledge. police got a
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search warrant and went to (in- know-ae's) home in san bruno and found evidence that not only was she recorded but others may have been recorded to. we broke the news to those who live near (in-know-ae).sotan agent with customs and border patrol? really and he is doing that? yeah...oh no in my opinion something is not wrong with him he's just not right in the head or something.sot i'm just shocked...nothing to say... police are urging anyone who had relations with (in-know-ae) and fear they may have also been recorded to come forward. most that i spoke with feel that (in-know-ae) abused his border agent power.sot totally taking advantage of and that's not right. in my opinion that's not right. that's totally not right ( robin )that was j-r stone reporting. ( robin )the month long search for missing college student, mollie tibbetts, has ended.
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tibbetts who is originially from the bay area.... was abducted and murdered in an iowa cornfield. the suspect, is an undocumented immigrant. police are charging 24-year-old cristhian" rivera with first degree murder. the iowa division of criminal investigation says that they were able to obtain security camera video in the area where tibbetts went missing and identified a black chevy malibu linked to rivera. authorities say rivera followed tibbetts in his car on july 18th while she was running and circled back... then began interacting with her, and then abducted her. he eventually led police to a body in a cornfield, covered with corn stalks. tibbetts' digital trail, which included a áfitbit, played a role in solving the case. ( robin )it's believed tibbetts abductor has been living the area for four to seven years. kron 4's ali reid sat down with an immigration attorney... who says immigration and customs enforcement is more than
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likely involved now. pkgfirst degree murder charges were filed in district court in poweshiek ( pow - sheek) county where suspect ... christhian rivera lived .... after admitting to killing 20 year old mollie tibbets and dumping her body in a field. san francisco immigration attorney philip leven .... ice is most likely already processed this person. they've gotten all the info they need to go to the mexican consulate so that the conuslate can at least start processing travel documents. because most likely they dont want him in an american jail for his entire term which could be many many decadespolice were able to track rivera by using surveillance video of the route tibbets was seen jogging last month.... and say he made this confession, then brought them to the body. president trump once again showed his disapproval of the country's
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immigration system.should have never happened. illegally in our country. we've had a huge impact but the laws are so bad, the immigration laws are such a disgrace. we're getting them changed but we have to get more republicans. we have to get.brooklyn, iowa -- where the abduction and murder occurred -- is not a sanctuary city. but even if it was ... there's no safety for criminals.sanctuary city wouldn't matter in this situation. if this gentleman going to be convicted of murder, thats an aggravated felony. and under the law, aggravated felons are almost always going to do jail time. standupbail is set at a million dollars. if convicted rivera could prison without parole. iowa does not have the death penalty.from san .... kron 4 news ( robin )that was kron 4s ali reid reporting. we first told you about the arrest of the suspect through a push notification. make sure you download the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news alerts. ( robin )the trial for the
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suspect in the golden state killer case will be held in sacramento. all the cases against suspect joseph deangelo will be combined into one trial. the suspect is also being charged with four felonies from alleged attacks in contra costa county from 19-78 to 19-79. deangelo could face four life sentences plus ten years on those charges alone. ( robin ) deangelo will be tried on more than a dozen homicides... and will face numerous other charges including 13 counts of kidnapping for robbery. ( robin )in national news this morning... president trump's
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former personal lawyer -- michael cohen -- pleaded guilty in court. reporter kristen holmes details his charges... and explains what's next for the president's former so-called fixer. a blow to president trumphis longtime personal lawyer and fixer -- michael cohen -- implicating the president while pleading guilty to eight criminal charges tuesday- robert khuzami / deputy u.s attorney: "these are very serious charges that reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over an extended period of time."among the charges -- campaign finance violations. cohen telling a federal judge in new york -- he worked in coordination and at the direction of trump when paying off two women -- believed to be porn star stormy daniels and former playboy playmate karen mcdougal -- to keep quiet on their alleged affairs with the president--cohen saying he acted to keep information that would have been harmful to the candidate and campaign from going public. the u-s attorney's office for the southern district of new york investigating cohen for months over financial dealings and campaign finance
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violations --and as part of his deal-- cohen agreeing to file corrected tax returns and pay 1.5 million dollars -- but ánotá to cooperate with the government.in a statement- cohen's attorney saying cohen pleaded guilty so his family could move on to the next chapter-- adding "if those payments were a crime for michael cohen, then why wouldn't they be a crime for donald trump?"the senate intelligence committee is now speaking with with cohen's legal teamsen. richard burr / -r- senate intelligence committee chairman: "we recently reengaged with mr. cohen and his team following press reports that suggested he had advance knowledge of the june 2016 meeting between campaign officials and russian lawyers at trump tower".cohen is the fifth trump associate to have pleaded guilty or been convicted of criminal wrongdoing since the president took officein washington, im kristen holmes ( robin )former trump campaign chairman paul manafort has been found guilty on eight counts. manafort was found
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guilty of 5 tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud and 1 charge of hiding foreign bank accounts. judge t-s ellis has declared a mistrial on 10 other counts... as jurors were unable to reach a verdict on those charges. manafort is facing a maximum of 80 years in prison. no sentencing date has been set. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a bay area sheriff's office is under scrutiny... after a deputy violated a suspect's attorney - client privilege. we tell you what he did that got the case thrown out. (robin)plus... parents are calling to remove one student from an east bay school... after violent threats were made toward students. (robin)and... a car stolen with a child inside leads to an arrest in the north bay. the warning police have for parents. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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( robin )hurricane lane is now a category 5 hurricane -- with 160 mile-per-hour winds.... and all eyes are on hawaii. right now... hurricane lane is expected to move very close to -- or over the mainland hawaiian islands... from thursday through saturday. a hurricane warning is in effect for hawaii county... and a hurricane watch is in effect for several other counties. residents are stocking up on supplies -- and making preparations for the storm. john shrable explain it all as has a closer look at what to expect (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing
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the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. 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. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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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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sheriff's office is under fire this morning. as kron 4's dan kerman explains... the backlash comes after it was revealed, one of its deputies violated a suspect's attorney- client privilege. alameda county's sheriffs office is underfire after the public defender says a sheriff's sgt has recorded a conversation between one of their attorneys and a juvenile clientsot i was shocked, i was shockedpublic defender brendon woods say that violates the law regarding attorney client priveldge.sot brendon woods/alameda co. public defenderattorney client priveldege is one of the most basic rights we have as a civil society. you can talk to your attorney you can trust your attorney. once you have people listen to those conversations your rights evaporateto make matters worse
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the public defender has body cam video of the sgt discussing it with another officer.--nats--"did you record that?it's not admissible, but i record it." the case involving the juvenile has been dismissed, and the public defender has asked a judge to barr the sheriff's office from making any additional recordings. the question is how many more attorney client coversations were recordedsotif they are doing everything right, it will not impact any more cases if not the universe is hugesot sgt. ray kelly/alameda co. sheriff's office we can assure people there not hundreds of cases that are similar to this where there were breaches of attorney client priveledge the sheriff's office says it doesn't know why this long time officer felt it was legal to record attorney client conversations but they pledge to get to the bottom of itsot the investigation will determine how and why this happened and we can assure people it won't happen again. standup dan kerman/dublinthe da's office says it did not know the sheriffs office was recording that conversation between public defender and juvenile client. they have dismissed that case but now
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they are reviewing all juvenile cases submitted by the sheriffs office dating back to january first. in dublin, dan kerman kron 4 news. ( robin )police in petaluma arrested two of three people who are burglary suspects... after several electronic thefts across the north bay. tuesday-- officers were called to the t-mobile store on college avenue in santa rosa. employees say, three suspects stole cell phones and computers. police say, the suspects then moved to the t-mobile store in petaluma and committed the same crime. when officers arrived... they spotted a silver mercedes fleeing the scene. the car eventually crashed, and all three suspects tried to get away on foot. officers searched the area and arrested two suspects -- but are still looking for a third. police believe the same suspects also stole laptops from people at peet's coffee in santa rosa and cotati. ( robin )a thief stole a car
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that was left running in front of a santa rosa home. when he took off ..he found a baby in the backseat. kron 4's ella sogomonian... has the story from santa rosa where police say, this is the third running car - stolen - in 24 hours. a thief stole this black mercedes benz parked in front of a santa rosa home monday afternoon...but what he didn't know was that a baby boy sat in the backseat. the father tells kron 4 news off camera that he was in the middle of moving out of that home off orchard st and spencer ave...and was only ten feet away when the brazen criminal took off with his car.the victim's neighbor woke to the sound of commotion outside. sot: evanthe lindenau, neighbor// "i was totally shocked and floored that this happened while i was sleeping in my bedroom right near their driveway. and i heard the baby screaming when they brought the baby back and i thought poor guy they're going through the move and he's not happy and i didn't even know what happened. it's scary that this happend right in front of your
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house. fortunately the thief 28 year old stephan salazar returned the car and baby within minutes...police arrested him on the spot and he was charged with kidnapping, vehicle theft and two misdemeanor warrants.the victim's neighbor of ten years says he's a loving single dad to his nearly 2 year old son. sot: evanthe lindenau, neighbor// "he's really devoted to that child i mean his life revolves around that child, so special is their bond. i mean he was only ten feet away he wasn't off and around he was ten feet away the guy was just too quick"the santa rosa police department issued a p.s.a warning for drivers vehicle thefts in the city area common problem...reporting that three cars including the mercedes that left running and unattended were stolen within 24 hours...the santa rosa police department recommends drivers...don't leave vehicles running unattended don't leave children unattended inside a running vehicle-even for a very short period of time don't leave animals inside an unattended vehicle-especially
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on hot days don't leave valuables inside yourehicle in plain sight or in an unlocked vehiclesot: evanthe lindenau, neighbor// "sot: ella sogomonian, @ellasogomoni an// "and the neighbor went on to say that other crimes seem to be on the rise in her neighborhood as well in cluding burglaries..so she's more compelled to invest in a surveillence camera system. in santa rosa ella sogomonian kron 4 news." (robin)still ahead... one east bay city dealing with abandoned vehicles piling up on city streets. where it's happening and how police are crakcing down on the problem.
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yesterday brought us a taste of some (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today. we have got the latest on two of hollywood's biggest film franchises. daniel with the hollywood minute. "it was extraordinary, and you don't get that very often in your career, you know."danny boyle says "bye bye bond!" the oscar-winning director known for "slumdog millionaire" and "trainspotting" has dropped out of directing the next james bond film. the announcement, on the official double-oh-seven twitter account, cited the ever- present "creative differences." no word if the change will affect the planned release date of november, 20-19."there is definitely a clear line between before 'star wars' and after 'star wars' in terms of my life." "after 'star wars'" hasn't been all positive for kelly marie tran -- the actress deleted her instagram posts
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amid a slew of racist and misogynistic comments from others. now tran is fighting back, in a new york times op-ed column titled "i won't be marginalized by online harassment." the first woman of color to play a major role in a "star wars" movie writes "i had been brainwashed into believing that my existence was limited to the boundaries of another person's approval," and concludes "my real name is loan (lone). and i am just getting started." in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin)still ahead on the kron four morning news... a growing call to remove one student from an east bay school over reported violent threats made toward students. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (áábreakáá)(ácommercialá) checking in on your
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morning forecast. yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's yesterday brought us a taste
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of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon.
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no major hot 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 )in the east bay... police arrested a student for reportedly making violent threats back in june. now, that same student has reportedly been placed at another middle school in the district. kron four's terisa estacio spoke to some parents who are demanding action, including starting a petition to have the student expelled. (track) the message came in on
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the social media site.. snap chat... a person threatening to kill as many as 30 students ... at valley view middle school on or near the last day of school. the site contacted the fbi and pleasant hill police - who worked quickly and with the help of outside law enforcement tracked down the student at his martinez home. police say they arrested him and he was place in juvenile hall. his name, not released bc he is a minor. at the time, they also confiscated several guns at the home. that was all in june. since then, police tell kron four news, the case was presented to the contra costa district attorney's office... who declined to file charges. also, police say - it turns out the guns were not the students - and legally belonged to a family member. but - now the student is embroiled in another controversy... a petition is circulating - with as many 500 signatures already, demanding the 8th grader be removed from the entire district... on the
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petiton - a parent wrote: " my daughter is a 7th grader at sequoia . it's absolute nonsense that she should attend school with any student tha has made threats to harm other students. at school ... several parents believe the student deserves a second chance... patrick mcmanus, 500 people trying to get a child thrown out of school - a kinda radical thing to do because without all the statistics in the childs life, i think this could ruin his life.'(take terisa live) as for the school district - on why they choose to place the student here... kron four reached out all day long, multiple times to get a statement, but the district declined to answer our calls. here in pleasant hill, terisa estacio kron four news. ( robin )in the north bay... the man accused of sexually abusing four underaged boys has been sentenced to 21 years
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in prison. 40-year-old kevin thorpe is a former counselor at a center for at- risk boys in sonoma county. he is charged with 64 counts of sex abuse of a child. thorpe pleaded no contest to 10 felony counts of oral copulation with boys in their early teens in june and august 2007 and one misdemeanor count of annoying a victim in 2017. the victims now are 25, 27 and 18 years old. ( robin )if you are in oakland and you find one of these orange courtesy notices on your windshield... you have 72- hours to park it somewhere else, or it will be towed. 3-hundred-and-50 vehicles have been targeted by oakland police in a part of recent towing sweeps from east oakland to the san leandro border. police say most of the vehicles appear to be abandoned, but some people are living in them.
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services, try to get them assistance rather than take their cars and putting them in a more dire situation">( robin ) captain jones also says a majority of the cars being towed are just inoperable, and looked like they had just been dumped at the location. if you think your vehicle was towed during the two sweeps, opd says give them a call. ( robin )also in the east bay... the city of oakland says, they are trying to make it safer for children to get to school. city officials say, they have activated new cross-walk safety features. that includes a lighted signal that will alert drivers when someone is in a crosswalk, corner curb extensions, speed bumps, speed feedback signs, and additional traffic lights. the safety features have been installed at six locations near elementary schools throughout the city. ( robin )a man is in custody this morning for grabbing a fire extinguisher... and spraying it on a bart train. a viewer gave us this photo.. bart says the incident happened around 10:30 yesterday morning - while a
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daly city- bound train was in the transbay tube. bart police took the man into custody at san francisco's embarcadero station. one rider suffered a finger injury during the incident... but no other injuries were reported. ( robin ) a bill to end bail is headed to governor brown's desk. it would make california the first state to completely end bail for suspects awaiting trial. california senators supporting the bill say it would end a system that discriminates against low income people. but opponents say it would make communities less safe. the plan calls for the release of most suspects arrested for non-violent misdeameanors within 12 hours of booking. those accused of serious, violent felonies would be ineligible for pre-trial release. other suspects' release would be decided by courts and the state's judicial council. (robin) coming up next... we're only 4 days away from the burning man competition. we tell you why people in one bay area community... are
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worried about the potential noise problem burning man could bring. (robin)and... it's a "friday night lights" controversy. hear why neighbors are fighting a local school over installing new stadium lights... at their football field.
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( robin )it is the end of an era here at kron 4. after
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20- years, stanley roberts is moving on. his 'people behaving badly' segments are legendary ... they have been seen by millions of people. from sideshow crackdowns, illegal dumping and carpool violators... stanley's camera has captured plenty of memorable moments over his 20 years at kron. here's a look back .. at people behaving badly. (robin)(robin) (robin)
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badly. behaving people behaving badly.
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(robin)still ahead... there's a fight to put up lights at a school stadium in one bay area community. we tell you why some neighbors are opposed to it. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) on your morning forecast.
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing
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the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. no major hot yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and
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today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. afternoon. clearing into the afternoon.
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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 )( robin ) ( robin ) an idea that has been brewing
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for years... has resurfaced in a south bay school district. kron four's rob fladeboe reports on the debate over whether to install stadium lights... for evening sports. right now there are no lights here at mountain view high school's spartanstadium and none here at los altos high school's tom burt field either. and so thedistrict is considering whether to install lights but it's not that simple sayssuperintendent dr. jeff harding.dr. jeff harding/mountain view los altos high school dist "....we recognize that our neighbors live in a quiet neighborhood and anything that we do to extend the time students have access to the stadium will
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have an impact on our neighbors..."many neighbors are on record opposed to lights. one resident telling me that lights would mean traffic that calms down at dusk would be extended into the evening hours. boosters say lights are long overdue and would would be good for not just football, but soccer, lacrosse and the marching band. dr. jefff harding"....we would have more students and parents participating as spectators, i can speak confidently about that fact but at the same time we are sensitive to the neighbors interests so we have to balance those twocompeting interests..."boosters say l.e.d. lights would be less intrusive. but the nearest neighbors will no doubt hear the p.a. system. stakeholders are encouraged to weigh in on whether to install lights at the only two high schools in santa clara county without them.dr. jeff harding "....we'll continue to hear what neighbors have to say along with students and parents, collect all that information and then ultimately i'll report back to the board with some guidelines...."that could take months, which means there will be no games under the lights for this season. in mountain view rob fladeboe kron 4 news ( robin ) this sunday marks the start of
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the burning man festival. it's happening just north of reno. over the nine days of the festival about 100 flights will take off and land from the airport in san carlos, and oakland. that has some neighbors worried about noise. kron 4's charles clifford reports. natsstarting next nats starting next sunday,up to six flights per day will leave from the san carlos airport carrying passengers bound for the burning man festival in the nevada dessert. that's a noticable increase in the number of flights at this normally a sleepy little airport a few miles south of sfo.worried that the extra noise might upset neighbors,the airport is trying to be proactive. they released a statement saying "we met with burner express staff to emphasize the importance of using the quietestarrival and departure settings possible when operating into and out of the san carlosairport," said airport manager gretchen
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kelly. "we're happy to be a small part ofparticipant's burning man experience but are mindful that their fun isn't a burden to thoseon the ground." around the airport, neighors we talked to were taking a wait and see attitude about the possiblity of more noise. sotyeah, sometimes the private planes i can see taking off. melissa yazir lives to the north of the runway. she says the planes don't bother her and that any noise is just part of living near an airport. sotwe hear the traffic from 101. you expect to hear noise from the airport i mean if you sign up to live in this neighborhood it kinda comes with the territory.the burning man festival doesn't officially start until sunday, but some burner express flights are scheduled to make the trip starting on thursday and the number of flights ramps up this weekend and continues through sept 3rd (robin) coming up at 5 on the kron four morning news... a bay area homeless man seen
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handing out resumes... has landed a job. more on that story in the next hour. brought us a taste of some
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cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. ( robin ) coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news... popular hardware chain... orchard
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supply... is permanently closing it's doors. we have the latest on the bay area-based retailer... in a live report. ( robin )plus... a bay area sheriff's office is under scrutiny... after a deputy violated a suspect's attorney - client privilege. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) you could generate your own energy,
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at home. or to save energy, unplug unused appliances. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. ( sara ) san jose based osh is shutting down. i'm live with the details. ( will ) ( will ) hurricane lane is headed straight for hawaii. i'm live from s-f-o with the latest. ( james )( james ) trouble for president
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trump. one member of his inner circle is found guilty of tax and bank fraud... while another pleads guilty to breaking campaign finance laws. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... yesterday brought us a yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's
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weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a big story we are following this morning... all orchard supply hardware stores will be closing by the end of the year. that includes all 95 stores in california.( james ) orchard is headquartered in the south bay. kron 4's sara stinson is live in san jose this morning with the details. sara. ( sara ) all orchard supply hardware stores nationwide will permanently close by the the end of this year... the san jose-based retailer that sells home improvement and gardening products-- has dozens of locations throughout california, oregon, and florida. there are almost 00 stores in california alone, along with four thousand employees. orchard supply is owned by lowe's and officials say liquidation will begin this thursday.
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. ( james ) thanks sara. ( darya ) an undocumented immigrant has confessed to kidnapping and killing mollie
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tibbetts -- the university of iowa student who grew up in the bay area. tibbetts disappeared july 18th. her body was found yesterday morning in a cornfield. authorities are now charging cristhian rivera with first degree murder. authorities say rivera followed tibbetts in his car while she was jogging... and then grabbed her. he eventually led police to her body. tibbetts former classmates in piedmont are now remembering her love of life. ( darya ) rivera is set to be in court later this ( darya ) in the east bay... ice detainees in richmond are moving out of state. this comes a month after the contra costa sheriff announced his department was canceling its contract with ice. the detainees are going to washington and colorado. the sheriff says
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he based his decision on protests and economics. the ice contract generates more than 2-million dollars in revenue... but costs have risen in recent years. ( james ) happening today... an ex-felon -- convicted of 1st-degree murder for gunning down an east bay activist -- will be sentenced today. dominique johnson was killed in west oakland just days before christmas... after leaving a community center. family members say he was heavily involved with the occupy movement and black lives matter. the shooter -- melvin andrew allen -- was arrested on march 5th. jurors deliberated for less than one full day before reaching their verdict. ( james ) a man being held in jail after being arrested for child molestation charges could now face murder for hire charges. rodney thomas junior has been in jail since december. while in jail... a corrections officer found murder for hire plans. an under cover operation was put in place and following that investigatiohn solano county is looking to add five charges of solicitation to commit murer. thomas is
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scheduled to return to court september 5th. ( james ) new this morning... two men are under arrest after a stabbing in downtown novato. it happened on 14-hundred block of grant avenue. police say it started as a fight between two men and a woman. one of the men stabbed the other before both men left the scene. police later arrested both men. they have been identified as darnell seniga and ryan grimes. ( darya ) a woman is under arrest after leading police on a chase through the east bay in a stolen car. police responded to a trespassing report on the 700 block of el centro road in el sobrante. that's when a woman in a stolen car took off and led police on a chase down i-80 before she crashed into a retaining wall. that is when she was taken into custody. her name is not being released. ( darya ) happening today.... gubernatorial candidate gavin newsom and san francisco mayor london breed will tour a public housing site in the bayview. newsom will also talk about his plans to expand housing in communities across the
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state... and he'll talk about the state's housing crisis. ( james ) a big story this morning... the president's former lawyer has pleaded guilty to 8 criminal charges... and he's implicating donald trump.( darya ) in federal court... michael cohen said he violated campaign laws and that he did so... at the direction of then candidate trump. kristen holmes has the details. a blow to president trumphis longtime personal lawyer and fixer -- michael cohen -- implicating the president while pleading guilty to eight criminal charges tuesday- robert khuzami / deputy u.s attorney: "these are very serious charges that reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over an extended period of time."among the charges -- campaign finance violations. cohen telling a federal judge in new york -- he worked in coordination and at the direction of trump when paying off two women -- believed to be porn star stormy daniels and former playboy playmate karen mcdougal -- to keep quiet on their alleged affairs with the president--cohen saying he acted to keep
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information that would have been harmful to the candidate and campaign from going public. the u-s attorney's office for the southern district of new york investigating cohen for months over financial dealings and campaign finance violations --and as part of his deal-- cohen agreeing to file corrected tax returns and pay 1.5 million dollars -- but ánotá to cooperate with the government.in a statement- cohen's attorney saying cohen pleaded guilty so his family could move on to the next chapter-- adding "if those payments were a crime for michael cohen, then why wouldn't they be a crime for donald trump?"the senate intelligence committee is now speaking with with cohen's legal teamsen. richard burr / -r- senate intelligence committee chairman: "we recently reengaged with mr. cohen and his team following press reports that suggested he had advance knowledge of the june 2016 meeting between campaign officials and russian lawyers at trump tower".cohen is the fifth trump associate to have pleaded guilty or been convicted of criminal wrongdoing since the president took officein washington, im
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kristen holmes ( darya ) former trump campaign chairman paul manafort has been found guilty on 8 of the 18 charges against him. manafort was convicted of tax fraud... bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts. the judge declared a mistrial on the 10 other counts. manafort is facing a maximum of 80 years in prison. no sentencing date has been set. ( james ) in san diego... republican representative duncan hunter and his wife have been indicted. they're accused of using 250- thousand dollars in campaign money on personal expenses. prosecutors say the two took trips to italy and hawaii... paid for dental work and enjoyed golf outings. house speaker paul ryan says hunter will be removed from his committee assignments. hunter and his wife will be arraigned tomorrow morning in federal court in san diego. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... the alameda county sheriff's office is under fire... after a deputy broke the law.
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now... a case has been thrown out. ( james ) plus... an uber driver is arrested after taking 3 women on a nightmare ride. ( james ) and after the break... hurricane lane is now a category 5 storm... and it's taking aim at hawaii but that isn't stopping travelers. we're live at sfo. ( 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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...and you suddenly realizes you're really into art? that's yes for less. every trend. every room. on any budget. it feels even better when you find it for less. at ross. yes for less. ( james ) happening now... people in hawaii are getting ready for hurricane lane. the storm is expected to pass close to -- or over the mainland --- this week. the mad rush before the storm snarled traffic near stores and gas stations. one thing at the top of everyone's list: water.
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generators were also a hot item. ( james ) hurricane lane is now a category 5 storm and is barreling towards hawaii but that isn't stop many people from visiting the islands. kron 4's will tran joins us live from s-f-o. will... a category five hurricane has its eyes set in hawaiithe islands are bracing for what could be a massive hurricane which just two weeks ago had hurricane hector come close to the islands but did not inflict damage even though hawaii is located in hurricane alley it is rare for a hurricane to hit the state the mayor of honolulu is telling people to brace for the worst as the hurricane ... unless it changes path could hit hawaii later this week
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( james ) our team coverage our team ( james ) coverage continues....
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john shrable is tracking hurricane lane. john...
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's
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by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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to 101. ( darya ) the alameda county sheriff's office is facing backlash after it was revealed that a sergeant recorded a conversation between an attorney and their juvenile client. public defender brendon woods say that violates the law regarding attorney client priveldge. and now the public defender has body cam video of the sergeant discussing it with another officer. the case involving the juvenile has been dismissed, and the public defender has asked a judge to barr the sheriff's office from
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making any additional recordings. the district attorney says they are also reviewing all juvenile cases submitted by the sheriff's office dating back to the first of the year. ( darya ) the man accused of sexually abusing 4 underaged boys in the north bay... is going to prison for more than 20 years. kevin thorpe was a counselor at a center for at-risk boys in sonoma county. thorpe worked for 14 years at the hanna boys center. he also was a volunteer with a youth ministry for teens. he pleaded no contest to 10 felony counts. ( darya ) an uber driver in sacramento has been arrested... and is now facing kidnapping charges. authorities say mark filanov picked up three women and refused to let them out of the car. the women say filanov threatened to kill them. they also say he drove erratically and didn't follow directions to their home. eventually... the women called 9-1-1 and that's when filanov let them out. their nightmare ride lasted about 25 minutes. uber says filanov is no longer a driver for the
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company. ( james ) facebook has removed more than 650 accounts linked to russia and iran ahead of the midterm elections here in the u-s. facebook says some of the accounts are linked to the same bad actors who tried to impact the 20-16 election. others can be traced to iranian state media. the iranian and russian efforts do not appear connected to one another. facebook is working with a private cybersecurity company and federal authorities in its crackdown on these types of accounts. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... burning man is just days away... but in one bay area community... neighbors are worried about the noise... coming from festival-goers who are leaving town. ( james ) and after the break... the hard work paid off. the bay area man who stood on a corner -- handing out resumes now has a job. this is not a bed.
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a homeless man who was handing out
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resumes in the south bay... has found a job.( james ) we first ( james ) we first told you about david casarez a month ago, he was standing on the corner of san antonio and el camino road in mountain view... handing out copies of his resume.( darya ) someone driving by him snapped a pic... and his story went viral. casarez says he's accepted a job as a software engineer with white fox defense. ( james ) coming up... an east bay city is dealing with abandoned cars piling up on streets. now... police are trying to crack down on the problem. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a big story this morning... california's state senate has passed a bill which allows san francisco to implement safe injection sites. ( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes explains what that means for the city. ab 186 would allow san francisco to establish locations where drug users can inject drugs under the supervision of staff trained to treat and prevent drug overdose. san francisco would be the first city to be allowed to implement a safe inject site under a 3-year pilot program.those trained staff members can also link people to drug treatment, housing, healthcare, and other services. last year, the bill was passed by the assembly, making it the first legislative body in the u.s.
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to pass such a bill, but was two votes shy in the the city. that means for ( darya ) a big story this morning... california's state senate has passed a bill which allows san francisco to implement safe injection sites. ( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes explains what that means for the city. ab 186 would allow san francisco to establish locations where drug users can inject drugs under the supervision of staff trained to treat and prevent drug overdose. san francisco would be the first city to be allowed to implement a safe inject site under a 3-year pilot program.those trained staff members can also link people to drug treatment, housing, healthcare, and other services. last year, the bill was passed by the assembly, making it the first legislative body in the u.s. to pass such a bill, but was two votes shy in the senate.ab 186 now heads back to the
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assembly for a concurrence vote. if the assembly votes to concur, the bill will be sent to the governor's desk for his signature. reporting in san francisco, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) news. pantazes kron4 francisco, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) ( james ) on the peninsula.... a woman says she was raped on the stanford campus. she says it happened late sunday night... early monday morning. campus police did not release the exact location of the assault... but they say it happened on the main campus. police did not say whether the woman was a student. ( james ) police in
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vallejo are investigating a shooting that happened inside the m-and-m liquors store tuesday afternoon. the shooting happned just after 3 p-m... at the store on somona bluevard. two people were shot.. they both suffered non- life threatening injuries. ( darya ) police in santa rosa are noticing an uptick in theives stealing running cars. on monday a thief stole this black mercedes benz that was parked in front of a santa rosa home. but he didn't know there was a child in the back seat. the father of the child was moving out of the home and was only ten feet away when the theif took off with the car. the victim's neighbor heard the commotion from inside and says it's scary that this happened right in front of their house.
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the guy was just too quick">( darya ) fourtunately the thief 28-year-old stephan salazar returned the car and baby within minutes... and police arrested him on the spot. ( darya ) police in petaluma have arrested two thieves... after several electronic thefts across the north bay. but they're still looking for one more person. officers were called to the t-mobile store on college avenue in santa rosa monday night. employees say 3 people stole cell phones and computers. police say the thieves then moved to the t-mobile store in petaluma and committed the same crime. when officers arrived ... they spotted a silver mercedes leaving the scene. the car eventually crashed... and the thieves ran off. police believe the same group also stole laptops from people at peet's coffee in santa rosa and cotati. ( james ) the trial for the suspected golden state
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killer will be held in sacramento. all the cases against joseph deangelo will be combined into one trial. deangelo is also charged with four felonies from attacks in contra costa county from 19-78 to 19-79. deangelo could face four life sentences plus ten years on those charges alone. deangelo will be tried on more than a zen homicides... and will face numerous other charges including 13 counts of kidnapping for robbery. ( james ) towing sweeps are in effect in oakland... if you find an orange courtesy notice on your windsheild you have 72-hours to move your car. 350 vehicles have been targeted by oakland police in part of recent towing sweeps from east oakland to the san leandro border. the city of oakland is dealing with a growing abandoned car problem. police say most of the vehicles appear to be empty but people are living in some of the cars. oakland police recovered 15 stolen cars during the initial sweeps. ( james ) also in the east bay... the city of oakland says it's trying to make it safer for kids to get
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to school. city officials say they have activated new cross-walk safety features. that includes a lighted signal that will alert drivers when someone is in a crosswalk... corner curb extensions... speed bumps.... speed feedback signs.. and additional traffic lights. the safety features have been installed at six locations near elementary schools throughout the city. ( darya ) sunday marks the start of this years burning man festival.. happening just north of reno. over the nine days of the festival over 100 flights are expected to leave and return to the airport in san carlos.. and neighbors are concerned about the noise. the airort released a statement saying the staff will emphasize the importance of using the quietest arrival and departure settings as possible. other neighbors we talked to say.. the planes don't usually bother them.. the noise is just part of living near an airport. ( darya )
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even though the festival doesn't sart until sunday... the flights are expected to start taking off from san carlos on thursday. ( darya ) in the north bay... sonoma county is getting a one-million-dollar grant from cal fire to clear hazards from roadways in the event of a wildfire. the grant will alow the public works department to remove fuel risks such as dead trees and vegetation. the goal is to make it safer for neighbors to evacuate... and to help firefighters get in quickly during an emergency. the county plans to clear nearly 90 miles of roads... including areas near the russian river. the grant will be paid out over thnext three years starting in october. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... there's a growing call to remove one student from an east bay school over reported violent threats made toward students. ( james ) plus... there's a fight to put up lights at a school stadium in one bay area community. we'll tell you why some neighbors are opposed to it. ( james ) and after the
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break... being too smart might not win over women.. we'll explain. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( ♪ )
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. mike rogers more#breaking: crews from @lafd are working a structure fire in #dtla. we're told pallets and cardboard are on fire inside the building which is located near grand and
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pico. #sky2 overhead on #cbsla. @lafdtalk ( james ) showing off showing off your knowledge to impress a woman might seem like a good idea... but reseach shows men deemed 'too clever' are actually more likely to be turned down. and men who are too physically attractive will not win over the opposite sex either. study shows that women did not want exceptionally clever or handsome men. women found men more attractive when they were more intelligent than 90- percent of the population but attractiveness decreased if the person was more intelligent than 99-percent of the populations. ( james ) coming up after
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jammed from the maze due to earlier crashes. no delays on 101. yesterday hot spot. bay bridge wb 80 jammed from the maze due to earlier crashes. no delays on 101.
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below
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seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. ( james ) in the east ( james )
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afternoon. ( james ) in the east bay... in the east ( james ) in the east bay... there's a growing movement to have a child taken out of school... for making violent threats. that student has
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already been placed in another middle school in the district. but as kron 4's terisa estacio tells us... parents say that's not enough. the message came in on the social media site.. snap chat... a person threatening to kill as many as 30 students ... at valley view middle school on or near the last day of school. the site contacted the fbi and pleasant hill police - who worked quickly and with the help of outside law enforcement tracked down the student at his martinez home. police say they arrested him and he was place in juvenile hall. his name, not released bc he is a minor. at the time, they also confiscated several guns at the home. that was all in june. since then, police tell kron four news, the case was presented to the contra costa district attorney's office... who declined to file charges. also, police say - it turns out the guns were not the students - and legally belonged to a family member. but - now the student is embroiled in another controversy... a petition is
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circulating - with as many 500 signatures already, demanding the 8th grader be removed from the entire district... on the petiton - a parent wrote: " my daughter is a 7th grader at sequoia . it's absolute nonsense that she should attend school with any student tha has made threats to harm other students. at school ... several parents believe the student deserves a second chance... patrick mcmanus, 500 people trying to get a child thrown out of school - a kinda radical thing to do because without all the statistics in the childs life, i think this could ruin his life.'(take terisa live) as for the school district - on why they choose to place the student here... kron four reached out all day long, multiple times to get a statement, but the district declined to answer our calls. here in pleasant hill, terisa estacio kron four
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news. ( james ) two bay area high schools may be getting stadium lights. right now... mountain view high school's spartan stadium and los altos high's tom burt field do ánot have lights. the superintendent says the district is considering whether to install lights... but it's not that simple. many neighbors say they don't want them. they fear lights will extended traffic into the evening hours. but boosters say lights are long overdue and would be good for more than just football. ( james ) collecting all of that information could take months. that means no football games or other events under the lights for this season in mountain view. ( darya ) bay area baseball... and the hottest team in baseball picks up another win. bottom of the 7th... the a's khris davis hit his 38th home run of the season. oakland beat the
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rangers 6-0. the two teams wrap up their series this afternoon at the coliseum. first pitch is set for 12:35. houston also won yesterday... so the a's remain tied with the astros for 1st place in the a-l west. ( darya )( darya ) buster posey will be back in the lineup today. but he is dealing with a hip injury that may require season ending surgery. the giants could use posey's bat... after losing to the mets yesterday 6-3. the giants and mets face off again today in new york. first pitch is set for 4:10. ( james ) coming up at 6 o'clock ... a toddler saves his younger brother ... after a crash that killed their mother. we have their incredible story of survival. it's time for the 'biggest sale of the year'
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at home. maybe you could save energy by weaving your own shoes... out of flax. or... just set the washing machine to cold. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. next hour... a bay area based business is shutting down for good. the tough times facing orchard supply hardware.
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( james ) plus... as a category 5 hurricane takes aim at hawaii... some bay area travelers are letting the storm change their plans. ( james ) and... tough times for the president's inner circle. one member is found guilty of tax and bank fraud... while another pleads guilty to breaking campaign finance laws. (ácommercialá) a bay area company is
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closing its doors ... forcing people out of jobs. ( james ) plus ... an undocumented immigrant charged
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in the murder of mollie tibbetts will be in court today. we have the latest. a category 5 hurricane threatning the island of hawaii.im live at s-f-o with how its impacting travel. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less tn 30 min from
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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 ) ( darya ) breaking overnight ... people in hawaii are getting ready for hurricane lane. the storm is expected to pass clo to -- or over the mainland --- this week. theres a mad rush to stock up on water .. and food. generators are also a hot item. ( james ) hurricane lane is now a category 5 storm and is barreling towards hawaii but that isn't stop many people from visiting the islands. kron 4's will tran joins us live from s-f-o. will... a category five hurricane has its eyes set in hawaiithe
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islands are bracing for what could be a massive hurricane which just two weeks ago had hurricane hector come close to the islands but did not inflict damage even though hawaii is located in hurricane alley it is rare for a hurricane to hit the state the mayor of honolulu is telling people to brace for the worst as the hurricane ... unless it changes path could hit hawaii later this week week
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( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james )( john ) and we have team coverage of hurricane lane. john shrable is tracking it from
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the weather center. john...
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( darya ) a big story we are following this morning... all orchard supply hardware stores will be closing by the end of the year. that includes all 95 stores in california.( james ) orchard is headquartered in the south bay. kron 4's sara stinson is live in san jose this morning with the details. sara. ( sara ) all orchard supply hardware stores nationwide will permanently close by the the end of this year... the san jose-based retailer that sells home improvement and gardening products-- has dozens of locations throughout
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california, oregon, and florida. there are almost 00 stores in california alone, along with four thousand employees. orchard supply is owned by lowe's and officials say liquidation will begin this thursday. .
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( james ) thanks sara. ( darya ) an undocumented immigrant has confessed to kidnapping and killing moie tibbetts -- the university of iowa student who grew up in the bay area. he's expected to make his first court appearance today. tibbetts disappeared july 18th. her body was found yesterday morning in a cornfield. authorities are now charging cristhian rivera with first degree murder. authorities say rivera followed tibbetts in his car while she was jogging... and then grabbed her. he eventually led police to her body. tibbetts former classmates in piedmont are now remembering her love of life.
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"she thrived here and it sounds like she was thriving in iowa and at her first year at the university of iowa, too."nick desler, former classmate"back in iowa, she was a light in everyone's life, like she was here even at a young age.">( darya ) rivera is set to be in court later this morning. ( darya ) in the east bay... ice detainees in richmond are moving out of state. this comes a month after the contra costa sheriff announced his department was canceling its contract with ice. the detainees are going to washington and colorado. the sheriff says he based his decision on protests and economics. the ice contract generates more than 2-million dollars in revenue... but costs have risen in recent years. ( james ) happening today... an ex-felon -- convicted of 1st-degree murder for gunning down an east bay activist -- will be sentenced today. dominique johnson was killed in west oakland just days before christmas... after leaving a community center. family members say he was heavily involved with the occupy movement and black lives matter. the shooter -- melvin andrew allen -- was arrested on march 5th.
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jurors deliberated for less than one full day before reaching their verdict. ( james ) a man being held in jail after being arrested for child molestation charges could now face murder for hire charges. rodney thomas junior has been in jail since december. while in jail... a corrections officer found murder for hire plans. an under cover operation was put in place and following that investigatiohn solano county is looking to add five charges of solicitation to commit murer. thomas is scheduled to return to court september 5th. ( james ) new this morning... two men are under arrest after a stabbing in downtown novato. it happened on 14-hundred block of grant avenue. police say it started as a fight between two men and a woman. one of the men stabbed the other before both men left the scene. police later arrested both men. they have been identified as darnell seniga and ryan grimes. ( darya ) a woman is under arrest after leading police on a chase through the east bay in a stolen car. police responded to a trespassing
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report on the 700 block of el centro road in el sobrante. that's when a woman in a stolen car took off and led police on a chase down i-80 before she crashed into a retaining wall. that is when she was taken into custody. her name is not being released. ( darya ) happening today.... gubernatorial candidate gavin newsom and san francisco mayor london breed will tour a public housing site in the bayview. newsom will also talk about his plans to expand housing in communities across the state... and he'll talk about the state's housing crisis. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... the alameda county sheriff's office is under fire... after a deputy broke the law. now... a case has been thrown out. ( darya ) plus... an uber driver is arrested after taking 3 women on a nightmare ride. ( darya ) trouble for president trump. one member of his inner circle is found guilty of tax and bank fraud... while another to breaking campaign finance laws. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area commercialá)(áábreakáá)
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. 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. yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. ( james ) the alameda county the alameda ( james ) ( james ) the alameda
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county sheriff's office is facing backlash this morning after it was revealed that a sergeant recorded a conversation between an attorney and their juvenile client. public defender brendon woods say that violates the law regarding attorney client priveldge. and now the public defender has body cam video of the sergeant discussing it with another officer. the case involving the juvenile has been dismissed, and the public defender has asked a judge to barr the sheriff's office from making any additional recordings. the district attorney's office says they are now reviewing all juvenile cases submitted by the sheriff's office dating back to the first of the year. ( darya ) the man accused
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of sexually abusing 4 underaged boys in the north bay... is going to prison for more than 20 years. kevin thorpe was a counselor at a center for at-risk boys in sonoma county. thorpe worked for 14 years at the hanna boys center. he also was a volunteer with a youth ministry for teens. he pleaded no contest to 10 felony counts. ( darya ) an uber driver in sacramento has been arrested... and is now facing kidnapping charges. authorities say mark authorities authorities say mark filanov picked up three women and refused to let them out of the car. the women say filanov threatened to kill them. they also say he drove erratically and didn't follow directions to their home. eventually... the women called 9-1-1 and that's when filanov let them out. their nightmare ride lasted about 25 minutes. uber says filanov is no longer a driver for the company. ( james ) a big story this morning... president
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trump's former lawyer has pleaded guilty to 8 criminal charges.( darya ) in federal court... michael cohen said he violated campaign laws and that he did so... at the direction of then candidate trump. kristen holmes has the details. a blow to president trumphis longtime personal lawyer and fixer -- michael cohen -- implicating the president while pleading guilty to eight criminal charges tuesday- robert khuzami / deputy u.s attorney: "these are very serious charges that reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over an extended period of time."among the charges -- campaign finance violations. cohen telling a federal judge in new york -- he worked in coordination and at the direction of trump when paying off two women -- believed to be porn star stormy daniels and former playboy playmate karen mcdougal -- to keep quiet on their alleged affairs with the president--cohen saying he acted to keep information that would have been harmful to the candidate and campaign from going public. the u-s attorney's office for the southern district of new york investigating cohen for months over financial dealings
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and campaign finance violations --and as part of his deal-- cohen agreeing to file corrected tax returns and pay 1.5 million dollars -- but ánotá to cooperate with the government.in a statement- cohen's attorney saying cohen pleaded guilty so his family could move on to the next chapter-- adding "if those payments were a crime for michael cohen, then why wouldn't they be a crime for donald trump?"the senate intelligence committee is now speaking with with cohen's legal teamsen. richard burr / -r- senate intelligence committee chairman: "we recently reengaged with mr. cohen and his team following press reports that suggested he had advance knowledge of the june 2016 meeting between campaign officials and russian lawyers at trump tower".cohen is the fifth trump associate to have pleaded guilty or been convicted of criminal wrongdoing since the president took officein washington, im kristen holmes ( darya ) former trump campaign chairman paul manafort has been found guilty on 8 of the 18 charges against
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him. manafort was convicted of tax fraud... bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts. the judge declared a mistrial on the 10 other counts. manafort is facing a maximum of 80 years in prison. no sentencing date has been set. ( james ) in san diego... republican representative duncan hunter and his wife have been indicted. they're accused of using 250- thousand dollars in campaign money on personal expenses. prosecutors say the two took trips to italy and hawaii... paid for dental work and enjoyed golf outings. house speaker paul ryan says hunter will be removed from his committee assignments. hunter and his wife will be arraigned tomorrow morning in federal court in san diego. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... there's a growing call to remove one student from an east bay school over reported violent threats made toward students. ( james ) and a toddler saves his younger brother ... after a crash that killed their mother. we have their incredible story of survival.
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cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. (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
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101 ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) police in arkansas say a three-year-old boy saved his infant brother's life ... after a car crash killed their mother.( james ) the crash was not visible from the highway. after surviving for two days without food or water ... three year old kylen holliman crawled out of the wreck through the sunroof. he managed to get up a small hill to the road ... and get help to save his one-year-old brother. < "when he climbed out of that car, seeing his mother laying there dead like that like she was he tried to wake his momma up.""it was hard to see my grandson, you know, laying there like that... all cut up.">( darya ) deputies are calling the young boy a hero.both children suffered dehydration ... and are expected to make full
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recoveries. ( darya )coming up... san francisco is on it's way to becoming the first city in the country... to provide safe injection sites for drug users. (ácommercialá) áá)
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(james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min
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from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) there's a growing movement to have a child taken out of an east bay school... for making violent threats. that student has already been placed in another middle school in the district.( james ) the original threat came in on snap chat. a student threatened to kill as many as 30 students at valley view middle school at the end of last year. the student was arrested and several guns were confiscated from his home. the d-a declined to file charges and the student was moved to sequioa middle school. now a petition is circulating - with as many 500 signatures demanding the 8th grader be removed from the entire district. but some
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parents think the student deserves a second chance.
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center with a look at your back to school forecast this morning. ( james ) a big story this morning... california's state senate has passed a bill
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which allows san francisco to implement safe injection sites. ( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes explains what that means for the city. ab 186 would allow san ab 186 would allow san francisco to establish locations where drug users can inject drugs under the supervision of staff trained to treat and prevent drug overdose. san francisco would be the first city to be allowed to implement a safe inject site under a 3-year pilot program.those trained staff members can also link people to drug treatment, housing, healthcare, and other services. last year, the bill was passed by the assembly, making it the first legislative body in the u.s. to pass such a bill, but was two votes shy in the senate.ab 186 now heads back to the
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assembly for a concurrence vote. if the assembly votes to concur, the bill will be sent to the governor's desk for his signature. reporting in san francisco, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) on the peninsula.... a woman says she was raped on the stanford campus. she says it happened late sunday night... early monday morning. campus police did not release the exact location of the assault... but they say it happened on the main campus. police did not say whether the woman was a student. ( james ) police in vallejo are investigating a shooting that happened inside the m-and-m liquors store tuesday afternoon. the shooting happned just after 3 p-m... at the store on sonoma boulevard. two people were shot.. they both suffered non-life threatening injuries. ( darya ) police in santa rosa are noticing an uptick in theives stealing running cars.
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on monday a thief stole this black mercedes benz that was parked in front of a santa rosa home. but he didn't know there was a child in the back seat. the father of the child was moving out of the home and was only ten feet away when the theif took off with the car. the thief ... 28-year-old stephan salazar ... returned the car and baby within minutes... and police arrested him on the spot. ( darya ) police in petaluma have arrested two thieves... after several electronic thefts across the north bay. but they're still looking for one more person. officers were called to the t-mobile store on college avenue in santa rosa monday night. employees say 3 people stole cell phones and computers. police say the thieves then moved to the t-mobile store in petaluma and committed the same crime. when officers arrived ... they spotted a silver mercedes leaving the scene. the car eventually crashed... and the thieves ran off. police believe the same group also stole laptops from people at peet's coffee in santa rosa and ( james ) the trial for
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the suspected golden state killer will be held in sacramento. all the cases against joseph deangelo will be combined into one trial. deangelo is also charged with four felonies from attacks in contra costa county from 19-78 to 19-79. deangelo could face four life sentences plus ten years on those charges alone. deangelo will be tried on more than a dozen homicides... and will face numerous other charges including 13 counts of kidnapping for robbery. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... burning man is just days away... but in one bay area community... neighbors are worried about the noise... coming from festival-goers who are leaving town. ( james ) plus... there's a fight to put up lights at a school stadium in one bay area community. we'll tell you why some neighbors are opposed to it. ( james ) and an east bay city is dealing with abandoned cars piling up on streets. now... police are trying to crack down on ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. ( james ) towing sweeps are in effect in oakland... if you find an orange courtesy notice on your windsheild you have 72-hours to move your car. 350 vehicles have been targeted by oakland police in part of recent towing sweeps from east oakland to the san leandro border. the city of oakland is dealing with a growing abandoned car problem. police say most of the vehicles appear to be empty but people are living in some of the cars. oakland police recovered 15 stolen cars during the initial sweeps. ( james ) coming up at 7
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o'clock ... a bill to end bail in california is headed to governor brown's desk. but some people say it will make the streets more dangerous. that's coming up in about 15 minutes. this is not a bed.
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get a check of weather and traffic...
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yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather yesterday brought us a taste of some brought us a yesterday yesterday brought us a taste of some cooler weather and today's weather will be doing the same. look forward to another day with high temperatures peaking below
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seasonal average with 60's for the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) sunday marks the start of this years burning man festival.. happening just north of reno. over the nine days of the festival
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. slow on wb 92 from 880 to the high risethe high risefrom 880 to slow on
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wb 92 maze to sf. min from the maze to sf. slow on wb 92 from 880 to the high rise ( darya ) sunday marks the start of this years burning man festival.. happening just north of reno. over the nine days of the festival over 100 flights are expected to leave and return to the airport in san carlos.. and neighbors are concerned about the noise. the airort released a statement saying the staff will emphasize the importance of using the quietest arrival and departure settings as possible. other neighbors we talked to say.. the planes don't usually bother them.. the noise is just part of living near an airport.
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with the territory.>( darya ) even though the festival doesn't sart until sunday... the flights are expected to start taking off from san carlos on thursday. ( james ) two bay area high schools may be getting stadium lights. right now... mountain view high school's spartan stadium and los altos high's tom burt field do ánot have lights. the superintendent says the district is considering whether to install lights... but it's not that simple. many neighbors say they don't want them. they fear lights will extended traffic into the evening hours. but boosters say lights are long overdue and would be good for more than just football. ( james ) collecting all of that information could take months. that means no football games or other events under the lights for this season in mountain view.
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( darya ) bay area baseball... and the hottest team in baseball picks up another win. bottom of the 7th... the a's khris davis hit his 38th home run of the season. oakland beat the rangers 6-0. the two teams wrap up their series this afternoon at the coliseum. first pitch is set for 12:35. houston also won yesterday... so the a's remain tied with the astros for 1st place in the a-l west. ( darya ) buster posey will be back in the lineup today. but he is dealing with a hip injury that may require season ending surgery. the giants could use posey's bat... ter losing to the mets yesterday 6-3. the giants and mets face off again today in new york. first pitch is set for 4:10. ( james ) for decades... surfing was considered the hobby of beach bums. now... it's officially the state sport.( darya ) governor brown made it official yesterday morning. grant washburn is a retired
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professional big wave rider... who is now working on a documentary about the history of surfing in california. he talks about its origins and how it came to be our state sport. ( darya ) the state of california is not alone when it comes to embracing surfing as a legitimate sport. surfers will be making it their olympic be making it surfers will sport. legitimate surfing as a to embracing when it comes not alone california is the state of the state of california is not alone when it comes to embracing surfing as a legitimate sport. surfers will be making it their olympic debut in the 20-20 tokyo summer games
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the coast, 70's by the bay and 80's inland. skies will begin mostly cloudy to cloudy followed by clearing into the afternoon. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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