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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  August 30, 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. much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the
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coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas.
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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 ) breaking breaking overnight... a
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person found dead in a bathroom at an east bay bart station. the body was discovered around 9:20 last night at the bay fair station in san leandro. drug paraphernalia was found in the bathroom with the body. the station was closed around 10:00 last night but has since reopened. ( robin ) a big story we are following this morning... a south bay teacher arrested for robbery and carrying a gun in his classroom. the strong armed robbery actually happened back in februaray. that's when police say - charles so- assaulted a man after a road rage incident and took his cell phone.
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police went to arrest so... yesterday at chaboya middle school in san jose... that's when they found a gun in his bag inside the class room... which is a felony. ( robin ) new this morning in the east bay... a school in el cerrito is investigating a teacher for using a racial slur. that teacher has been placed on administrative leave. the executive director of the summit k-2 charter school released a statement saying in part: "k2 has a zero-tolerance policy on inappropriate, insensitive or hateful language of any kind. the school immediately launched an investigation once it became aware of claims made by students about inappropriate language used by a teacher." the school is not releasing the name of the teacher. ( robin ) a developing story we are following this morning... new details in the bizarre case of a headless torso .. found inside the home of a missing man in san francisco. kron-4 obtained court documents - detailing the arrest of lance silva... who is now in custody on a probation violation.
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police found silva in possession of the missing man.. brian egg's.. stolen credit card. they say he withdrew cash from egg's account - and used egg's credit card to buy a b-m-w back in june. that car was towed - and later retrieved from a tow yard by silva and a man claiming to be paul forman - who police are now trying to find. neighbors spotted a crime scene clean up truck outside the home on august 14... that was allegedly hired by silva using egg's stolen credit card. the human remains that were found in teh house have not yet been identified. ( robin )kron 4's j.r. stone is following this part of the story. he talked talked with a number of crime scene cleanup crews in the bay area about this case. sot the fact that there was a torso in a fish tank hidden in an apartment and it took that amount of time for it to be discovered really blows my
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mind.tony leonardini is the owner of bay area bio clean, a small company that specializes in cleaning up crime scenes...after police have left.sot in the case of the headless torso found in missing man brian egg's san francisco home. it was neighbors who saw the private crimescene cleanup crew at the house. they grew suspicious seeing that they hadn's seen police there. when officers arrived their dogs helped them located the torso. tony, along with several other company heads from crime scene cleanup crews, told us that questions are often asked but there is also a trust factor with the person who hires them. sot typically there is not a lot of paper work or communication with the police
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department a lot of taking the person's word for it and that's why we try to do as much information gathering as possible.court documents allege that lance silva used egg's debit card to purchase the hazmat crew. investigators have not named the company that came in but tony says he is surprised they weren't the ones that found something and called police. sot typically when i go out and do a job i check the entire home sometimes the police or fire paramedics can leave things throughout the house so i typically try to check everything so i'm surprised they didnt' come across something. ( robin )that was kron 4s j-r stone reporting. tony did tell kron 4 that he has received jobs that he didn't trust... so he didn't take them. he wonders if this cleanup crew took a job like that. ( robin )happening today... the man accused of killing a 6- year-old girl during a street race back in 2009 will be in
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court. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news.. after nearly 10-years... police were finally able to track down and arrest shannon fox ... for the hit and run that killed 6-year-old lisa xavier in menlo park. police say foxx was racing another driver at the time of the accident. police say he then ran off to central america. guatamalan authorities caught up to him in december 20-16. he spent nearly 2 years in jail there... and is now back in the bay area. ( robin )in the east bay... three robbers broke into a man's home... and threatened to kill him and his family. it happened in broad daylight. kron 4's gayle ong has the story.
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everywhere, everything all black.">chanthi duong describes the moment an intruder had broken into his hercules homeit happened in broad daylight just before noon tuesday duong says he did not know there were three suspects total until later..they demanded money and jewelry.. the robbers continued to ramsack the house..while another man stayed outside acting as the lookouthis wife and young children were also home..
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do anything.">the robbers got away..but duong and his wife did not see where..police say a neighbor saw a black chrysler with dark tinted windows parked near the victim's home with the engine running ( robin ) four pilots... who are u-s veterans... are charged with lying to the f-a-a about their medical conditions. two of the men are from the bay area. 57-year-old gregory chrisman of burlingame, 32-year-old nicholas beyer of discovery bay, and 36-year-old walter grant of humboldt county are charged, along with a fourth man from georgia. chrisman allegedly told the v-a he had p-t-s-d. beyer claimed he had serious depression.... and
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investigators say grant told the v-a he suffered from tension headaches. all suspects had been getting disability payments from the government for those disorders... and are accused of deceiving the f-a-a...by not revealing that information. right now...all four men are out on bail. (robin)coming up on (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... not only can you get fresh fruits and veggies from your local farmers market... you can now get narcan. the bay area market where it's being distributed. (robin)plus... a bay area family is outraged... after their kindergartener was allowed to leave school.. and walk nearly 2-miles to get home... all by himself. (robin)and... most of the charges stemming from a remote compound in new mexico... has been dismissed. hear one of the judges who called the case... a "complete failure". (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. elcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and so 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the
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weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. no major hot
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin )( robin ) ( robin )( robin )in the north in the north bay... a coyote was spotted in san anselmo. a kron4 viewer sent us these pictures. they saw the coyote wednesday morning near the safeway... off sir francis drake boulevard. coyotes rarely attack humans and
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prefer sller animals like cats and dogs-- so always make sure your pets are on a leash. ( robin )people in san francisco were able to see what a safe injection site might look like. the model treatment program dubbed "safer inside," includes seven booths, where people can use drugs without judgment and get easy access to treatment. it would to be the first in the country. however -- not everyone believes the site could be a solution to the drug epidemic. the san francisco police officers association thinks it may actually attract more users to the city. ( robin ) the bill to allow the city to open the site is now headed to governor jerry brown's desk, where he could sign it into law. the safe injection site model is at
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glide memorial church in the tenderloin neighborhood... and will be open for the public to view on thursday and friday. ( robin )when you head to the farmers market in san jose ... you will find something else next to all the fresh fruits and vegetables... kits to treat overdoses. a farmers market outside valley medical center is giving out free narcan. the narcan nasal spray kits are designed to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. ( robin ) there have been 27 opioid deaths in santa clara county so far this year and there were 70 in 20-17. narcan can buy time for an addict to
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reach out for help in case of an emergency. ( robin )california lawmakers are advancing a companion bill to the new law eliminating bail. it would keep anyone arrested for crimes that require them to register as sex offenders... to stay in jail until they see a judge. senators were in support of the update before sending it to the governor. the bill expands the list of people ineligible for quick release. california's bail overhaul will take effect in october of next year. ( robin )the california assembly has voted to require all public universities.... to offer medication abortions at their campus health centers. none of the 34 university of california, or california state university campuses currently offer abortion services. private donors have agreed to pay millions of dollars in startup costs... including ultrasound machines and staff training. universities would be required to offer the
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services by 20- ( robin )california's u.s. senator kamala harris is reacting to the issue. on twitter she wrote ... " i cant believe this still needs to be said in 20-18, but every woman deserves access to safe, affordable, and comprehensive health care... and that includes abortion." ( robin )in national news... a judge threw out a total of 55 counts of felony child abuse... after five adults were linked to a new mexico compound with a dead child. 11 other children were found there starving. reporter andrew spencer explains the judge's ruling. one of the judge overseeing the cases called it...judge jeff mcelroy, taos county district court: "a complete failure to follow the proper procedures in prosecuting a case." ...highlighting the shocking details the public has already seen: a remote compound in northern new mexico, 11 children found emaciated and starving, a small child missing and later found dead... the original charges -- 11
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counts of felony child abuse against each of the five adults found on that compound -- have now all been dropped, because prosecutors had not scheduled a preliminary hearing within the ten-day time frame required by state law.judge jeff mcelroy, taos county district court: "i don't know if they are overworked or they don't have enough people at their office. i don't see the district attorney here or the chief deputy district attorney, but it is disturbing to me that the district attorney would put this court in that kind of a situation."the only charges that remain are against jany leveille and siraj wahhaj -- the father of abdul-ghani wahhaj, whose remains were found on the grounds of the compound on what would have been his fourth birthday. leveille and wahhaj have both pleaded not guilty to charges related to abdul-ghani's death. i'm andrew spencer, reporting (robin)still ahead on the kron four morning news... a man at an east bay mall... is accused of walking up to 2 young girls... and showing them pornographic pictures on his
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cell phone. now police are investigating. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood the hollywood minute is coming up after the break.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. (robin)(robin) i'm tracking your
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entertainment headlines today. from upcoming films... to a classic returning to theaters. david daniel has the hollywood minute. "i'm very very excited about it."dwayne johnson's dream role! according to deadline, the actor is set to star in "the king" as hawaii's king kamehameha. the report says johnson has talked for years about playing the legendary king, who united the hawaiian islands. warner brothers and new line won an auction for the project, which johnson plans to start filming in 20- 20."i love piloting aircraft." more 20-20 movie news: we'll have to wait until june of that year to see tom cruise in "top gun: maverick." paramount has pushed back the "top gun" sequel, to work out complex flight sequences. paramount also announced a sequel to "a quiet place" is set to hit theaters may 15th, 20-20... john krasinski, who directed and co-wrote the box office hit, is writing the follow-up. (nat-gunfire)"schindler's list" hit theaters 25 years ago, and went on to win seven oscars, including best picture, and steven spielberg's first best director oscar. to mark the
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anniversary, it's been digitally remastered, and universal is re-releasing it in theaters, for a limited run beginning december seventh. liam neeson stars as oskar schindler, who saved more than 11-hundred jews during the holocaust... a timeless reminder of the difference a single person can make. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. david daniel.hollywood, i'm make. in person can make. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead... a bay area family is outraged... after their kindergartener was allowed to leave school.. and walk nearly 2-miles to get home... all by himself.
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yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the
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bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas.
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major hot spot in san jose nb 680 t cap expwy. 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
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101. ( robin ) ( robin ) ( robin )this morning an east
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bay family is outraged... after their kindergarten student... walked more than two and a half miles home... all by himself. that child was supposed to go to an after school program on campus... but no one ever showed up to take him. kron four's terisa estacio has the story. how? duanna kirby is furious... she says on monday, jackson was supposed to go to a youth enrichment program here at fairview elementary school in hayward. it was jackson's first day of kindergarten. the program is on campus, about 50 feet away
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from his classroom. but that is not what happened. instead, duana says, she got a call from her son, from home. duana kirby, hayward mom. so, i am at work and get a phone call from my son on his cell phone and i say what are you doing calling me, i said to leave your cell phone at home. and he said, he did. that he was at home to call and safe that he was safe. duana says she rushed home from her job.. and indeed jackson was there. she then quizzed him about how he walked nearly 2.6 miles home... and why he wasn't in the afterschool program. duana. he said he was in the bathroom and when he got out, no one was there and so he grabbed his backpack and walked home. duana says she and her husband are angry and want answers to how this all happened. . duana. someone could have grabbed him, he could have been mauled by a dog, hit by a car. as for the district... they sent kron
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four this statement... we take this incident very seriously and ar investigating to determine what steps need to be taken to ensure that this does not happen again." ( robin )( robin )( robin ) concord police are investigating reports of a man approaching two young girls... at the sun valley mall. an employee caught the man, allegedly showing the girls pornographic photographs, or videos on his cell phone. the employee reported the man
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to the police back on july 14th. ( robin ) the man has not been arrested because the two victims have not come forward... that's why police are reaching out now. police say, the girls in question are approximately 10- years old. ( robin )santa clara county officals wants to warn people about a housing scam. residents are reporting getting letters from people wanting to buy their homes... even if it isn't on the market. the district attorney's office is warning these offers are much lower than the home is worth... and say these scammers then flip the houses for a profit. they are targeting people who are unknowlageable about the housing market and the elderly. ( robin )in the north bay... rhonert park police are asking for help... as they try to find the people responsible
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for beating a developmentally disabled man. it happened on august 16th in the area of camino colegio. police say two men attacked the victim as he was taking his nightly walk. they say one of the suspects accused the victim of throwing a beer bottle at his house. officers say the suspects then started hitting the disabled man in the head with a silver bat. police are asking anyone who might have witnessed this atack to come forward. ( robin )bart... could have soon have the authority to set zoning standards and approve development on agency-owned propery throughout the bay area. this...after the state assembly passed a new bill tuesday afternoon. the bill now goes to governor jerry brown for his signature. under the measure... bart would govern residential and mixed-used projects on property the agency owns within a half-mile of station entrances. the bill would affect an estimated 250 acres in all. it would give the bart board untill july 20-20 to formally adopt its
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guidelines. (robin)coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... nearly a year after the north bay firestorm... only a fraction of homes are rebuilt. the construction challenges homeowners say they are facing. (robin)plus ... it's the end of summer... and if you're looking for a new cool hip treat... we'll tell you about a decadent ice cream that is a therapy.. for just about anyone (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. ice cream is known to bring
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smiles to the faces of kids as well as adults. but what about ice cream as "cream-oh- therapy?" on today's dine and dish - vicki liviakis
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gives us a taste of the sweet new treat called "vice cream" that's on a sweet mission. cold decadent deliciousness. few can resist. "there's ice cream and then there's vice cream. ".. have an afternoon delight" meet the man behind vice cream - dan schoor - a believer in ice cream and humor as good medicine... "it's called cream-oh- therapy...it's supposed to be fun." with tonigue-in- cheek flavors like afternoon delight and breakfast in bed and l'orange a trois you can now pick up at safeway stores all over the bay area. dan's motto is life's short - and he should know. "i wasn't feeling great...cancer- versary of being clear!" dan's best job in college was driving a good humor ice cream truck and bringing smiles... it's the secret formula behind vice cream and what drives him today. "i battled with the only weapon i had humor, humor with tumor and just kind of keeping a smile." dan is in the bay area to deliver a special vice cream pint filled with cash to these runners from the leukemia and lymphoma society... part of his
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nice vice program of donating to the cancer cause. they're training for a half marathon, so you could say that eating pints of indulgent vice cream is at least for them guilt-free. in san francisco, vicki liviakis kron 4 news.kron 4 news. ( robin )if you have a restaurant, cafe, or bar that you would like to see featured on vicki's 'dine and dish, send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... . san francisco's famous fisherman's wharf... is having some business problems. the new kind of visitor they
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are reaching out to. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. ááissue sigalertáá san jose.
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nb 680 is closed at capital exp/jackson due to police activity. sigalert áá traffic can re enter nb 680 at berryessa .no eto. expect delays or use alt route. 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
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from the toll to 101. much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the
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mid 80's for some inland areas. ( robin ) ( robin ) it's been nearly 11- months
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since wildfires ripped through the north bay.. destroying thousands of homes in santa rosa. as kron 4's charles clifford explains... reconstruction may not be going as quickly as some would like. here in the coffey park , the area is just bustling with construction work.across the neighborhood. hundreds ohomes destroyed last year by fire are in various states of being rebuilt. but according to the city of santa rosa's permit office, only 9 out of nearly 2700 homes destoryed by the fire have been fully completed. there are several reason for the slow progress. the first is insurance. many home owners didn't have enough insurance and they are struggling to pay for the reconstruction. sotit's been stressfull.rick merian is rebuilding his house in coffey
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park. he says that he's actually happy with his insurance company but nearly 11 months after the fire he is still wrangling with them over money.sotwe are in negotiations now for the rest of my policy. another reason more homes haven't been completed is that there's a lack of contractors. many houses under construction are sitting quiet while crews are on other jobs. nats in addition to rebuilding his own house, rick is also a drywall contractor. he says he has a backlog of 40 homes that need work.soti'm going from one to another. i can't guarantee anyone a start of finish time because when i finish one job i go to another.he also says it's not uncommon for workers to leave one job for another that pays better.soti lost a guy this week.despite the challenges, the neighborhood is coming back together. rick hopes to have his home finished soon.sotm hoping we are moved in by october. now, rick also tells me that even the people who manage to rebuild their homes many of them will face higher insurance costs in the future
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because insurance companies have taken such a huge hit on rebuilding these homes.in santa rosa charles clifford kron 4 news. ( robin )4 your money this morning... a new report from u-c berkeley says almost five million californians... are working in low paying jobs ... earning less than 14- dollars an hour. that's about one- third of the state's labor force. places like stores, restaurants, child care centers, and farms are where most of california's low paid workers are employed. those people are earning less than they were four decades ago. workers in the middle haven't seen their income increase, or decrease in years. as for the top 95 percent of earners... they enjoyed a jump of 25 dollars an hour. right now the average age for a low wage earner in california... is 36-years-old. ( robin )also for your money... san francisco's fisherman's wharf is looking attract a new type of customer to the tourist hot spot.
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kron4's maureen kelly explains how businesses... are working to lure locals to the area. fisherman's wharf is a good place to come to find san francisco sweatshirts....a lcatraz themed pajamas....and sourdough bread....but it's not easy to find are people from herewhere are you from italyi'm from south americai'm from lathe fisherman's wharf community business district found that of the 16 million visitors they have here evry year....only 14% live in the city.so they are looking to change that.....they have a new retail strategy looking at making the storefronts more inviting.....they getting closer to launching phase two of project to make jefferson street more pedestrian friendly....you see the wider sidewalks here completed in phase one on western end of the street. and while there are plenty of souvenir shops near the heart of fisherman's wharf....the other end of the district on bay street has bigger more general interest shops....like ross and trader joe's, and orchard supply. what they would like to see if the middle of the neighborhood to be filled in
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with services locals might need like doctor's offices or dentists .....or find businesses that can appeal to both tourists and locals alike. one business leader involved in the plan says they want to get san franciscans stop thinking of this area as just a tourist trap.you don't think about fisherman's wharf as a neighborhood, you just think about is as a local as oh that's that tourist place but it's a neighborhood of san francisco and it's one of our most historic, its one of our most beautiful, visitors around the world love it and we'd like our local residents to rediscover it and realize how beautiful it really is.and because foot traffic here slows to a crawl after six they are looking at ways to schecule evening events and activities keep the crowds coming back after dark. maureen kelly kron4 news (robin) coming up at 5 the kron four morning news... bay area police are searching for this woman... and little boy. we tell you where they were last spotted... in the next hour.
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sigalert in san sigalert in san jose nb 680 at capitol expwy all lnaes now closed for police action. use jackson to berryessa berryessa use jackson to berryessa
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much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for ( robin )plus a tree falls on plus a tree ( robin )
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( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news... we are following breaking news out of the south bay where police are investigating a shooting on interstate 6-80. we have the latest details in a live report. it's time for the 'biggest sale of the year' on the new
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( james ) we are following breaking news out of the south bay a shooting on interstate 680.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live on 680 with the latest.with the latest. lydia.
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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... and
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traffic... of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. bay less then 30 min from the maze to sf. lydia. latest. lydia. ( james ) we are following
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breaking news out of the south bay a shooting on interstate 680.( darya ) interstate 680.shooting on
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south bay a out of the south bay a shooting on interstate 680. interstate 680. shooting on south bay a out of the south bay a shooting on interstate 680.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes
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is live on 680 with the latest. lydia.
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much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. ( james ) breaking news from
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overnight... a massive tree in the east bay comes crashing down and smashes at least a half dozen cars. take a look at the video... you can see just how much damage was done. this happened in pleasant hill. kron 4's sara stinson is live at the scene this morning with the details. ( sara )take a look at the damage...this is just one of seven trucks and cars destroyed by a huge branch of a heritage tree. take a look at the video from earlier ...people who live here came out from their homes around 12:30pm to this wreckage here on hardy circle in pleasant hill. i spoke to the owner of the home where this tree stood for over 350 years...she says this is a city tree named
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emma. she believes the tree was rotting and thats why its branch fell. she says it sounded like a loud bat cracking and boom. her husbands work truck is half. it was parked in front of their home. you can see cars with significant damage too. city crews have been working to cut pieces of this branch. some cars are going to be towed soon. coming up we will hear from the homeowner about how this could have been life threatening. live in pleasant hill sara stinson kron 4 news. ### news. ### ( james ) thanks thanks sara. we will
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major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a shooting. use jackson to berryessa as an alternate. . 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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much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit
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warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas.
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in the east bay... a school in el cerrito is investigating a teacher for using a racial slur. that teacher has been placed on administrative leave. the executive director of the summit k-2 charter school released a statement saying in part: "k2 has a zero-tolerance
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policy on inappropriate, insensitive or hateful language of any kind. the school immediately launched an investigation once it became aware of claims made by students about inappropriate language used by a teacher." the school is not releasing the name of the teacher. ( darya ) happening now... people in one san mateo county neighborhood are being warned after a recent series of home burglaries. police say there have been three burglaries to homes in emerald lakes in the last 10 days. two of the burglaries happened between 7 p-m and 11 p-m. police say they do have leads in teh case but are asking people in teh area to check their surveillance cameras for anything suspicious. ( james ) new this morning... police arrest a man after an aremed robbery outside a restaurant in redwood city. the victim was sitting on a wall outside the el grullense restaurant on el camino real. that is when police say christopher
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edwards... grabbed him... threw him to the ground... grabbed his cell phone and demanded the victm's money. when teh victim fought back... police say edwards pulled a knife and chased teh victim. the victim was able to call 9-1-1 and edwards was arrested. ( james ) also new this morning... three people have been arrested in the death of a construction worker who was run over by a steam roller in san francisco. the incident happened back in 2016 in the city's parkside neighborhood. this is video from the scene. prosecuters announced that ramiro pena... michael sommer and manuel silao were all arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter. investigators say maurilio rojas died when another employee lost control of a steamroller and rojas was run over. investigators say the three suspects were in charge of the construction site and allowed an unqualified employee to operate that steam roller. one of the suspects will be in court later today for arraignment. ( james ) breaking overnight... a person found dead in a bathroom at an east bay bart station. the body was discovered around 9:20
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last night at the bay fair station in san leandro. drug paraphernalia was found in the bathroom with the body. the station was closed around 10:00 last night but has since reopened. ( darya ) new this morning... a san francisco elementary school will be renamed after former mayor ed lee. mayor lee died of a heart attack last december. the san francisco board of education voted unanimously to rename the chinese education center in china town. it will now be called the edwin and anita lee newcomer school. ( darya ) and coming up after the break... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. robin winston will be back with the latest on the traffic the break. ♪
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major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an alternate. much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inla back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news...a south
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bay teacher is arrested for robbery and carrying a gun in his classroom. will tran is at the school with the new details. ( lydia ) following breaking news... a shooting on a south bay freeway. i will have the details in a ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪
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breaking news out of the south bay a shooting on interstate 680.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live on 680 with the latest. lydia.
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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... no major hot and traffic... of weather with a check the morning lets start fletcher. and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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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... no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend morrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. ( james ) a big story we are following this morning... a south bay teacher arrested for robbery and carrying a gun in his classroom. the strong armed robbery actually happened back in februaray. that's when police say... charles so... assaulted a man after a road rage incident and
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took his cell phone. police went to arrest him... yesterday at chaboya middle school in san jose... that's when they found a gun in his bag inside the class room... which is a felony. ( james ) concord police are investigating reports ..of a man approaching two young girls at the sun valley mall. an employee caught the man, allegedly showing the girls pornographic photographs or videos on his cell phone. . ( james ) the man has not been arrested because the two victims have not come forward. police say the girls in question are about 10- years old. ( darya ) polcie in palo alto are still searching for a 66-year-old woman who was reported missing nearly two weeks ago. wamaitha kaboga-miller was last seen at the country time market on
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unversity avenue and then driving away on august 17. the family has conducted searches in that area. but the police have no new leads and are asking for the public's help. kaboga- miller was last seen driving a silver 2002 mercedes-benz with california license plate number dp241lu. ( darya ) in the south bay... you can now find kits to treat overdoses at at san jose farmers markets the farmers market outside valley medical center is giving out free narcan... the narcan nasal spray kits are designed to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. ( darya ) there have been 27 opioid
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deaths in santa clara county so far this year and there were 70 in 20-17. narcan can buy time for an addict to get help in case of an emergency. ( james ) fisherman's wharf wants to attract a new type of customer to the tourist hot spot. businesses want to see more locals. of the 16 million visitors fisherman's wharf attracts every year... only 14- percent live in the city. that's according to the community business district. now... they're looking to change that... by making the sidewalks wider and adding more general interest shops and services. ( james )( james ) and because foot traffic
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here slows to a crawl after six... they're also looking to schedule more evening events to keep the crowds coming back after dark. ( james ) bart... could soon have the authority to set zoning standards and approve development on agency-owned propery throughout the bay area. this... after the state assembly passed a bill that would allow bart to govern residential and mixed-used projects on property the agency owns within a half-mile of station entrances. the bill would affect an estimated 250 acres in all. it would give the bart board untill july 2020 to formally adopt its guidelines. the bill now goes to governor jerry brown for his signature. ( darya ) this month marks four years since the death of robin williams... and there is a new mural honoring the late actor right here in san francisco. the huge portrait was recently painted on market street-- between 6th and 7th streets. this is is just one of many local landmarks celebrating williams. recently, a meadow in golden gate park was named after robin williams.
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and the rainbow tunnel on 101 in marin county is now named the "robin williams tunnel". ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a new effort to ensure safe drinking water all across the state but it could end up costing you more in taxes. ( darya ) plus... the bay area is now one step closer to keeping bars and nightclubs open much loner. ( darya ) and next... labor day is almost here and stores plan on offering big sales. we wil tell you what types of deals you can expect. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. this is not a bed.
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( robin ) major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an alternate.
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alternate. nb 680 as an alternate. much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. ( james ) 4 your money this morning... labor day is almost here and experts say it could be a good time to shop. major department stores and online retailers are offering big end-of-season deals and discounts. experts say you can expect great deals on anything summer- related like clothing... patio furniture... and grills. some stores are even offering 40% savings on appliances. and some online retailers are offering deals of up to 70% off for the holiday sale. but experts say if you are looking to buy electronics...
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you might get a better deal if you wait until black friday in november. ( darya ) and coming up after the break... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. robin winston will be back with the latest on the traffic impact after the break.
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( james ) ( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an
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alternate. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the
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low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas.
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( james ) ( james ) ( james ) it has been nearly 11 months since the deadly north bay wildfires destroyed thousands of homes in santa rosa. this morning we are learning more about why the rebuilding process is taking so long. so far only 9 out of nearly 2700 homes destroyed by the fire have been completely rebuilt. one of the reasons for the slow rebuild is a lack of contractors.
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one man we spoke with says he is a drywall contractor... and not only is he trying to rebuild his own house but he says he has a backlog of 40 homes that need work. ( james ) people in santa rosa also tell us that the rebuilding process is being slowed because many people were under insured. ( darya ) a coyote is spotted in san anselmo. a kron4 viewer sent us these pictures. they saw the coyote they saw the coyote yesterday morning near the safeway... off sir francis drake boulevard. coyotes rarely attack humans and prefer smaller animals like
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cats and dogs-- so always make sure your pets are on a leash. ( darya ) in national news... almost all of the criminal charges have been dismissed after 11 children were found starving at a compound in new mexico. judges threw out a total of 55 counts of felony child abuse because the five adult supects were not given a preliminary hearing within the 10-day time frame required by law. one of the judges overeeing the case called it a complete failure to follow proper procedures. ( darya ) the only charges that remain are against jany leveille and
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siraj wahhaj -- the father of siraj wahhaj -- the father of abdul-ghani wahhaj, whose remains were found on the grounds of the compound. leveille and wahhaj have both pleaded not guilty to charges related to abdul-ghani's death. ( james ) there is a major push to get state lawmakers to pass a water tax. two senate bills would implement a voluntary water tax on customer water bills and a mandatory tax on dairies and fertilizer manufactorers. the state has reported more than one million residents are exposed to unsafe drinking water. the two bills wojuld create a safe drinking water fund which will secure needed funding for safe water drinking projects. the association of california water agencies opposes the legistlation saying the program is costly. ( james ) the state assembly has approved a bill to extend bar hours to 4-a-m. the so called "local act" is limited to nine california cities... including san
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francisco and oakland. it would allow but not require cities to extend sales of alcohol at bars... nightclubs and restaurants to as late as 4-a-m. the bill now goes back to the senate for a vote. if passed it will head to the governor for his signature. ( darya ) four-point-nine million californians are working for low wages.. that's about a third of the total workforce. most are employed at stores.. restaurants.. child care centers and farms. they are getting paid less than they would have been 40 years ago. the bottom ten-percent of wage earners saw their income drop by more than a dollar an hour. but the top 95-percent of earners saw a jump of 25- dollars an hour.. which is a 50-percent increase. california's low-wage earners are not young.. the average age is 36. ( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the giants trying to win five in a row and stay competitive in the national league west.( james ) but last night it was all
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diamondbacks. arizona took the lead in the third inning and never looked back. the giants would finally score in teh 8th inning but it was too little too late. arizona hangs on to win by a final of 3 to 1. the giants are now 7 games back in the division. ( darya ) now to the a's trying to catch the houston astros in the american league west. and much like the giants... the a's fell behind early and couldn't come back. oakland falls to the astros by a final of 5 to 4. the a's are now 2-and-a-half back in the a-l west. ( james ) and coming up after the break... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. robin winston will be back with the latest on the traffic impact after the break.the break. much like yesterday skies
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today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. bowls to serve teriyaki.
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now available comwith steak or chicken,s. covered in our teriyaki sauce, plus steamed veggies and your choice of white or brown rice. i've got the bowls to serve something different! (sighs) what? try my teriyaki bowls. ( darya ) good morning... i'm darya folsom.( james ) and i'm james fletcher. we are following breaking news out of the south bay a shooting on interstate 680.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is on
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major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an alternate.
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much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the
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mid 80's for some inland areas. ( james ) breaking news from overnight... a massive tree in the east bay comes crashing down and smashes at least a half dozen cars. take a look at the video... you can see just how much damage was done. ( darya ) this happened in pleasant hill. kron 4's sara stinson is live at the scene this morning with the details.
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damage...this is just one of seven trucks and cars destroyed by a huge branch of a heritage tree. take a look at the video from earlier ...people who live here came out from their homes around 12:30pm to this wreckage here on hardy circle in pleasant hill. i spoke to the owner of the home where this tree stood for over 350 years...she says this is a city tree named emma. she believes the tree was rotting and thats why its branch fell. she says it sounded like a loud bat cracking and then a huge boom. her husbands work truck is nearly cut in half. it was parked in front of their home. you can see several other cars with significant damage too. city crews have been working to cut pieces of this branch. some cars are going to be towed soon. coming up we will hear from the homeowner about how this could have been life threatening. live in pleasant hill sara stinson kron 4 news. ### happen when it did, 3 minutes later my daughter would have been coming home from work and she parks behind the truck with the biggest damage... so she would have gotten her car squished... maybe her in it. so i have to thank everything she's not hurt.>
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thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) new this morning in the east bay... a school in el cerrito is investigating a teacher for using a racial slur. that teacher has been placed on administrative leave. the executive director of the summit k-2 charter school released a statement saying in part: "k2 has a zero-tolerance policy on inappropriate, insensitive or hateful language of any kind. the school immediately launched an investigation once it became aware of claims made by students about inappropriate language used by a teacher." the school is not releasing the name of the teacher. ( james ) an east bay family outraged this morning. the parents tell us...
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their kindergartner was allowed to leave fiarview elementary school in hayward and walk home by himself. his home was more than two miles away. duanna kirby says her son jackson was supposed to go to a youth enrichment program ... which is located just 50- feet away from his classroom. but instead she got a call from her son after he walked home monday afternoon. she then rushed home and asked him why he was not at the after school program. ( james ) the district reached out to kron four... stating that it takes the incident very seriously... and is investigating. ( darya ) happening now... people in one san mateo county neighborhood are being warned after a recent series of home burglaries. police say
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there have been three burglaries to homes in emerald lakes in the last 10 days. two of the burglaries happened between 7 p-m and 11 p-m. police say they do have leads in the case but are asking people in the area to check their surveillance cameras for anything suspicious. ( james ) new this morning... police arrest a man after an aremed robbery outside a restaurant in redwood city. the victim was sitting on a wall outside the el grullense restaurant on el camino real. that is when police say christopher edwards... grabbed him... threw him to the ground... grabbed his cell phone and demanded the victm's money. when the victim fought back... police say edwards pulled a knife and chased teh victim. the victim was able to call 9-1-1 and edwards was arrested. ( james ) also new this morning... three people have been arrested in the death of a construction worker who was run over by a steam roller in san francisco. the incident happened back in 2016 in the city's parkside neighborhood. this is video from the scene. prosecuters announced that ramiro pena... michael sommer and manuel silao were all
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arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter. investigators say maurilio rojas died when another employee lost control of a steamroller and rojas was run over. investigators say the three suspects were in charge of the construction site and allowed an unqualified employee to operate that steam roller. one of the suspects will be in court later today for arraignment. ( james ) breaking overnight... a person found dead in a bathroom at an east bay bart station. the body was discovered around 9:20 last night at the bay fair station in san leandro. drug paraphernalia was found in the bathroom with the body. the station was closed around 10:00 last night but has since reopened. ( darya ) happening now... the san mateo county sheriff's office is looking for a woman and child who have not been seen since sunday. audrey and emily rodrigue were vistng from canada. they were in california to go camping at various locations. audrey's boyfriend... who is still in canada... reported them missing on monday after
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he couldn't get a hold of them for two days. they checked in to the vagabond hotel in burlingame on sunday night. witnesses say they saw the two at a campground in humboldt county earlier this week but they have not been seen since. ( darya ) a developing story we are following this morning... new detailin the case of a headless torso .. found inside the home of a missing man in san francisco. kron-4 obtained court documents - detailing the arrest of lance silva... who is now in custody on a probation violation. police found silva in possession of the missing man.. brian egg's.. stolen credit card. they say he withdrew cash from egg's account - and used egg's credit card to buy a b-m-w back in june. that car was towed - and later retrieved from a tow yard by silva and a man claiming to be paul forman - who police are now trying to
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find. neighbors spotted a crime scene clean up truck outside the home on august 14... that was allegedly hired by silva using egg's stolen credit card. the human remains that were found in teh house have not yet been identified. ( james )( james ) happening today... the man accused of killing a 6- year-old girl during a street race back in 2009 will be in court. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news.. after nearly 10-years... police were finally able to track down and arrest shannon fox ... for the hit and run that killed 6-year-old lisa xavier in menlo park. police say foxx was racing another driver at the time of the accident. police say he then ran off to central america. guatamalan authorities caught up to him in december 20-16. he spent nearly 2 years in jail
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there... and is now back in the bay area. ( james ) happening today... the man convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in a drunk driving crash in livermore will be sentenced. prosecutors say jones lost control of his car when he crashed into an apartment complex back in 2015. the crash killed esperanza morales and her 14 month old daughter ulidia. two other children were also hurt. jones' blood alcohol was at almost twice the legal limit at the time of the accident. ( darya ) new this morning... a san francisco elementary school will be renamed after former mayor ed lee. mayor lee died of a heart attack last december. the san francisco board of education voted unanimously to rename the chinese education center in china town. it will now be called the edwin and anita lee newcomer school ( darya ) coming up after the break... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. robin winston will be back with the latest on the traffic impact after the break. we are following
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breaking news out of the south bay .... a shooting on interstate 680. the shooting has shut down the northbound lanes of interstate 680 in san jose.one person was injured when a vehicle opened fire on another vehicle. robin winston is here to talk about the impact of traffic.
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(darya) (james)( robin ) welcome back. lets get a check of traffic this morning. major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an alternate. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze
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to sf. much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas.
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( james ) ( james ) happening now... bart police are investigating an assault on a train. police say they are looking for this man. the assault happened on a warm springs train. police say this man cut another man on the hand. that man is going to bekay. ( james ) in the east bay... three robbers broke into a man's home... and threatened to kill him and his family. it happened in broad daylight. kron 4's gayle ong has the story.
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chanthi duong describes the moment an intruder had broken into his hercules homeit happened in broad daylight just before noon tuesday duong says he did not know there were three suspects total until later..they demanded money and jewelry..
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i don't have any money.">the robbers continued to ramsack the house..while another man stayed outside acting as the lookouthis wife and young children were also home.. the robbers got away..but duong and his wife did not see where..police say a neighbor saw a black chrysler with dark tinted windows parked near the victim's home with the engine running ( darya ) a scam alert in the south bay... santa clara county wants to warn people about a housing scam. people say they are getting letters from someone wanting to buy their home even if it isn't on the market. the district
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attorney's office is warning people that these offers are much lower than the home is worth and that these scammers plan to flip the houses for a profit. the d-a says they are targeting the elderly and others who may not be familiar about the housing market. ( darya ) people in san francisco were able to get a look inside what a safe injection site might look like. the model treatment program dubbed "safer inside," includes seven booths, where people can use drugs without judgment and get easy access to treatment. it would to be the first in the country. but not everyone believes the site would be a solution to the drug epidemic... the san francisco police officers association thinks it may actually attract more users to the city. ( darya ) the bill to allow
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the city to open the site is now headed to governor jerry brown's desk where he could sign it into law. the safe injection site model is at glide memorial church in the tenderloin neighborhood... and will be open for the public to view today and tomorrow. ( james ) in the north bay.. rhonert park police are asking for help as they try to find the people responsible for beating a developmentally disabled man. it happened back on august 16th in the area of camino colegio. police say two men attacked the victim as he was taking his nightly walk. they say one of the people accused the victim of throwing a beer bottle at his house. officers say the attackers then started hitting the man in the head with a baseball bat. police are now looking for witnesses. ( james ) four pilots... who are u-s veterans... are charged with lying to the f-a- a about their medical conditions. two of the men are from the bay area. 57-year-old gregory chrisman of burlingame, 32-year-old nicholas beyer of discovery bay, and 36-year-old walter
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grant of humboldt county are charged, along with a fourth man from georgia. chrismanallegedly told the v-a he had p-t-s-d. beyer claimed he had serious depression.... and investigators say grant told the v-a he suffered from tension headaches. all suspects had been getting disability payments from the government for those disorders... and are accused of deceiving the f-a-a...by not revealing that information. right now... all four men are out on bail. ( james ) coming up after the break... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. robin winston will be back with the latest on the traffic impact after the break. january 21st is squirrel appreciation day. an entire day dedicated to squirrels.
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shooting on 680 in san jose. shooting on 680 in san jose. 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 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 much like yesterday skies today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. (robin) ( james )( james ) ( james ) coming up on the
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kron 4 morning news...a south bay teacher is arrested for robbery and carrying a gun in his classroom. will tran is at the school with the new details. ( james ) we are
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following breaking news out of the south bay .... a shooting on interstate 680. the shooting shut down the northbound lanes of interstate 680 in san jose.one person was injured when a vehicle opened fire on another vehicle. ( james ) we sent out a news alert at 4:46 this morning to notify you about the shooting on 680 in san jose. stay connected to breaking news by downloading the kron4 mobile app.now lets turn to robin for a look at traffic.
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major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an alternate.
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today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. ( darya ) a san jose teacher has been arrested for committing a strong arm robbery and for keeping a gun
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in his classroom.. ( james ) kron 4's will tran has the latest. when school resumes a little later this morning language arts teacher charles so will not be hereinstead he was arrested by san jose police officers, accused of a strong armed robbery back in february when they say he took another man's cell phonethey investigated and decided they had enough evidence to make an arrestthey came to the school.. the kids were already gone so they were not in danger ... and arrested so. thuy searched his bag and claimed they recovered a loaded handgunthe school loaded handgunthe school district says it is appalled esp since earlier this year it was one of the schools that protested gun violence in sam jose willl tran kron 4 news
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( james ) ( james ) concord police are investigating reports ..of a man approaching two young girls at the sun valley mall. an employee caught the man, allegedly showing the girls pornographic photographs or videos on his cell phone. the man has not been arrested because the two victims have not come forward. police say the girls in question are about 10- years old. . ( darya ) polcie in palo alto are still searching for a 66-year-old woman who was reported missing nearly two weeks ago. wamaitha kaboga-miller was last seen at the country time market on unversity avenue and then driving away on august 17. the family has conducted searches in that area. but the police have no new leads and are asking for the
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public's help. kaboga- miller was last seen driving a silver 2002 mercedes-benz with california license plate number dp241lu. ( darya ) in the south bay... you can now find kits to treat overdoses at at san jose farmers markets the farmers market outside valley medical center is giving out free narcan... the narcan nasal spray kits are designed to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. there have been 27 opioid deaths in santa clara county so far this year and there were 70 in 20-17. narcan can buy time for an addict to get help in case of an emergency. ( james ) how come you never go to fisherman's wharf unless somebody is visiting you from out of town? because now businesses want to see more locals. of the 16 million visitors fisherman's
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wharf attracts every year... only 14-percent live in the city. that's according to the community business district. now... they're looking to change that... by making the sidewalks wider and adding more general interest shops and services. there's also plans to schedule more evening events ... to keep the crowds coming back after dark. ( james ) the california assembly has voted to require all public universities.... to offer medication abortions at their campus health centers. none of the 34 u-c or c-s-u campuses currently offer abortion services. private donors have agreed to pay millions of dollars in startup costs... including ultrasound machines and staff training. universities would be required to offer the services by 2022. the bill now heads to the state senate for their approval. ( darya ) a coyote is spotted in san anselmo. a kron4 viewer sent us these pictures. they saw the coyote yesterday morning near the safeway... off sir francis drake boulevard. coyotes rarely attack humans and
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prefer smaller animals like cats and dogs-- so always make sure your pets are on a leash. ( darya ) coming up after the break on the kron 4 morning news... people trying to rebuild after teh north bay firestorms are now dealing with a limited number contractors. ( darya ) plus ... a california man springs into action to rescue a small stowaway. we have the story. ( darya ) and the bay area is now one step closer to keeping bars and nightclubs open much loner. ( darya ) coming up after the break... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. robin winston will be back with the latest on the traffic impact after the break.
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♪ ♪ ♪ i put a spell on you ♪ yeah, because you're mine ♪ with chase atms serena can now grab cash on the go, all with the tap of her phone.
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♪ stop the things you do no card? no problem. life, lived serena's way. chase, make more of what's yours. 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. 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
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( james ) the state assembly has approved a bill to extend bar hours to 4-a-m. the so called "local act" is limited to nine california cities... including san francisco and oakland. it would allow but not require cities to extend sales of alcohol at bars... nightclubs and restaurants to as late as 4-a-m. the bill now goes back to the senate for a vote. if passed it will head to the governor for his signature. ( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock ...people are angry at in-n-out.find out why there's a new movement to boycott the burger chain.that's coming up in the next hour. ♪
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well well well, what have we here? a magical place... that's lookin' to get scared! with bats...and ghouls... and cars in disguise.
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i've cast quite a spl now... you won't believe your eyes! (laughter) the spell is cast. halloween time is back with spook-tacular experiences in disneyland and disney california adventure parks! (laughter) (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( james ) we are following breaking news out of the south bay .... a shooting on interstate 680. this is video of the scene after the shooting when the driver pulled into a 7/11 parking lot and called police. the shooting shut down the northbound lanes of the freeway in san jose for a while ... but lanes opened in the last 30 minutes.one person was injured when a vehicle opened fire on another vehicle. robin winston is here to talk about the impact of traffic. (james)(darya) welcome
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back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... 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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today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the
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weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. areas.
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( james ) it has been nearly 11 months since the deadly north bay wildfires destroyed thousands of homes in santa rosa. this morning we are learning more about why the rebuilding process is taking so long. so far only 9 out of nearly 2700 homes destroyed by the fire have been completely rebuilt. one of the reasons for the slow rebuild is a lack of contractors. one man we spoke with says he is a drywall contractor... and not only is he trying to rebuild his own house but he says he has a backlog of 40 homes that need work. ( james ) people in santa rosa also tell us that the rebuilding process is being slowed because many people were under insured.
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( james ) there is a major push to get state lawmakers to pass a water tax. two senate bills would implement a voluntary water tax on customer water bills and a mandatory tax on dairies and fertilizer manufactorers. the state has reported more than one million residents are exposed to unsafe drinking water. the two bills wojuld create a safe drinking water fund which will secure needed funding for safe water drinking projects. the association of california water agencies opposethe legistlation saying the program is costly. ( darya )( darya ) this month marks four years since the death of robin williams... and there is a new mural honoring the late actor right here in san francisco. the huge portrait was recently painted on market street-- between 6th and 7th streets. this is is just one of many local landmarks celebrating williams. recently, a meadow in golden gate park was named after robin williams. and the rainbow tunnel on 101 in marin county is now named the "robin williams ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) a
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short drive to an elementary school ... turned out to be a scary car ride for one stowaway puppy in fresno county.( james ) the owner only found out when she heard the desperate cries for help. ( james ) the puppy was stuck inside the wheel well of the car. a school official jumped into action to rescue the husky puppy named robin. he took off the front left wheel. and to the relief of everyone ... the puppy was pulled out ... dirty from car grease ... but unharmed. ( darya ) no one knows how the
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puppy climbed into the wheel well before drive to the school. ( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the giants trying to win five in a row and stay competitive in the national league west.( james ) but last night it was all diamondbacks. arizona took the lead in the third inning and never looked back. the giants would finally score in teh 8th inning but it was too little too late. arizona hangs on to win by a final of 3 to 1. the giants are now 7 games back in the division. ( darya ) now to the a's trying to catch the houston astros in the american league west. and much like the giants... the a's fell behind early and couldn't come back. oakland falls to the astros by a final of 5 to 4. the a's are now 2-and-a-half back in the a-l west. (james) james adlib big board. ( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock ...
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we continue to follow the continue to 7 o'clock ... we coming up at coming up at 7 o'clock ... we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. ( james ) ( james ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside looking at the golden gate bridge from our sutro cam. much like yesterday skies
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today will be clear from morning through afternoon for most part of the bay area. temperatures will be a bit
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warmer inland back into the low 80's for some areas while staying steady closer to the coast with 50's and 60's and some 70's along the bay. high temperatures will continue to boost as we move into the weekend tomorrow back into the mid 80's for some inland areas. (robin ) we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. this is video of (robin ) (robin ) we continue to follow the breaking news... a shooting on 680 in san jose. this is video of the scene after the shooting when the driver pulled into a 7/11
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parking lot and called police. the shooting shut down the northbound lanes of the freeway in san jose for a while ... but lanes opened in the last 30 minutes.one person was injured when a vehicle opened fire on another vehicle. ( robin ) major hot spot major hot spot in san jose nb 680 is closed from capitol expy to berryessa to investigate a freeway shooting. use jackson to berryessa to nb 680 as an alternate.
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morning... i'm good good morning... i'm darya folsom.( james ) and i'm james fletcher. we are following breaking news out of the south bay a shooting on
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interstate 680.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is on the scene. lydia what do we know.

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