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tv   KRON 4 News at 430am  KRON  December 7, 2018 4:30am-5:01am PST

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welcome back. (robin)(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. skies continue to clear out today with plenty of sunshine overhead to take us into the start of your weekend. expect comfortable daytime highs mostly in the 60's with just a few areas holding onto highs in the upper 50's. expect skies to remain dry through the weekend with rainfall looking likely to work back
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into the bay by monday of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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toll to 101. min from the toll to 101. ( robin )the suspected golden state killer was back in court thursday.73-year-old joseph deangelo faces 26 charges including murder, kidnap and rape -- for crimes allegedly committed in the 70's and 80's. every seat in the courtroom was taken as the judege finalized some decisions in the case.sacramento bureau reporter ashley zavala has the story.. ((pkg)) trt: 1:13"i just love seeing him in orange and behind bars."back in the courtroom cage thursday, joseph deangelo stood infront of more of his alleged victims. the judge made two rulings as the case moves forward...
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first, he denied deangelo's request to exclude media coverage.he also determined the suspected golden state killer cannot afford his own lawyer, so the public defender will continue as his attorney ((diane howard - sacramento county public defender)) "i'm not making any comment." investigators say deangelo terrorized men and women across the state for two decades.. several district attorneys from sacramento to orange county participated in the hearing.the court appearance comes just a day after saramento county officials revealed deangelo's trial could cost taxpayers about $20 million dollars. victims say his crimes have already been costly."((victor hayes)) i bet you there's already been 100 million dollars spent in investigations and the length of his career and overtime and stuff."victor hayes says in 1977.. the golden state killer raped his girlfriend while he was restrained in another room. he's been waiting decades for justice."i hope this moves along at a little
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bit of a faster pace." ( robin )that was ashley zavala reporting.deangelo is due back in court in april. ( robin ) a serial arsonist has been convicted of 31 felonies. james bishop the third will face up to 20 years in prison a for string of car fires in 2017. a contra costa jury found bishop guilty of 14 car fires in the east bay area. investigators were able to identify bishop through security footage retrieved from different crimes scenes and the use of a certain accelerant on the cars. bishop will be sentenced next month. ( robin )another big story we are following ... the former girlfriend of one-time 49er rueben foster is going public... accusing the 49ers of trying to sweep her latest allegation of domestic abuse under the rug. kron 4's dan kerman was the only bay area reporter to speak to her. rueben fosters girlfriend 1206185 pkgrueben fosters former girlfriend is accusing the the 49ers of trying to discredit her when she called
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tampa police late last month alleging he was responsible for abusing her. these are photos of that alleged abuse. she says when police responded to the hotel, the 49ers spoke to police first.sot elissa ennis/rueben foster's former girlfriendin a statement the 49ers say: "the 49ers fully cooperated with authorities, assisted in locating mr. foster and in no way impeded their investigation." but ennis isn't buying it , and she says the washington redskins picking up foster after his most recent arrest for allegedly abusing her is an indication the nfl doesnt get it eithersotennis admits she recanted the first time she accused foster of abuse, but says blames the battered woman syndrome, hoping things would just get better. she says they did not.sotstandup dan kerman/oakland153/std
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( robin )an alarming number of animals are being not just abused... but shot.people working at a wildlife hospital in walnut creek say they're seeing more animals brought in with gunshot wounds than ever before.as kron four's philippe
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djegal reports... the animals are being found all over the east bay...and, it does ánot appear the cases are connected. nats- "this is an x-ray of a red-tailed hawk that came in." veterinarian doctor allison daugherty points to the bird's injury.nats- there's the fracture. i would call it a comminuted fracture because its in multiple pieces, and theres that bright white spot is the metallic foreign body, most likely, you know, obviously a shot." daughtery says the red-tailed hawk was brought into the lindsay wildlife rehabilitation hospital in walnut creek about two weeks ago.nats- "birdy don't flinch." it's one of seven animals treated for gunshot wounds here -- last month alone.dr. allison daughtery/vete rinarian- "a crow, to a raven, to a red-tailed hawk, to a red- shoulder hawk, to a turkey vulture." so far this year, the hospital has cared for 30 animals either hit by a pellet or a bullet. that's nearly double the amount of wildlife treated for similar injuries last year... well above the hospital average of 10 per year... and, there's no clear reason why. dr. allison daughtery/vete
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rinarian- "people may be doing it for sport, but it could be, pests. or, they're concerned. i mean, a lot of times people do things like this because they are, for whatever reason, they're misjudging and they think they need to be worried about these animals and they shouldn't" earlier this year, daughtery says a bobcat and even an otter were treated for gunshot wounds... adding though that most of the injured animals are birds... like this turkey vulture that has been rehabbing for two months. hospital manager aireo shipman (air-ee- oh) says he alert both the state and federal fish and wildlife agencies whenever an animal is treated for gunshot wounds.aireo shipman/manager- "all birds, uh, native to the area are protected under the migratory bird act, um, and even animals that have hunting seasons, you're not allowed to shoot them outside of the hunting season." doing so is a felony... and, could result in six months in jail and up to a one-thousand dollar fine. in walnut creek, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( robin )now to big story we are following -- cnn's new york offices evacuated due to
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a bomb threat late thursday night.police gave the all-clear a little after midnight east coast time.the company says someone phoned in the bomb threat... staffers evacuated immediately and don lemon's "cnn tonight" was taken off the air...and taped programming went on the air. you may remember...back in october the time warner center was evacuated after a pipe bomb addressed to former cia director john brennan...was discovered... ( robin ) two court filings due from robert mueller's team today are expected to provide additional insights into paul manafort and michael cohen. the documents set to be filed in washington will likely explain why an agreement between prosecutors and former trump campaign chairman paul manafort failed.mueller's am indicated he breached their agreement by continuing to lie and commit additional crimes --- which could be outlined in the filing. the second court filing expected is a sentencing memorandum for former trump lawyer michael
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cohen.he reached deals where he agreed to plead guilty for violating campaign finance laws and lying to congress about plans for a trump tower project in moscow.the new documents could reveal whether he paid hush money to women who accused trump of having affairs with them and whether the president concealed plans for the moscow project. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... we'll hear from yet another bay ar driver who had rocks thrown at their vehicle on the highway. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero.
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. skies continue to clear out today with plenty of sunshine overhead to take us into the start of your weekend. expect
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comfortable daytime highs mostly in the 60's with just a few areas holding onto highs in the upper 50's. expect skies to remain dry through the weekend with rainfall looking likely to work back into the bay by monday of next week.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) ( robin )if you've had long waits for you muni train or bus - you're not alone. muni is running short of drivers. muni says it needs roughly another 400 drivers a day to
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provide full service.and with the recent closure of the twin peak's tunnel - the negative impacts have been felt across the city.the president of the transport workers union says the wage for entry level drivers starts at under 23 dollars an hour .. and doesn't hit the maximum of 26 an hour for 4 years.he thinks shortening that might improve job prospects.
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learned of two different vehicles have been struck by airborne rocks along 680 near the berryessa road exit. this afternoon i spoke with a woman who says drives that route home from work every day and she is now terrified.nats theresa vu says that last weekend she was exiting off 680 here at the berryessa road exit when she saw someone in the bushes throw a large rock at her car.soti just saw the rock coming but i couldn't do anything.the rock smashed the windshield and landed inside the car. unfortunatly, she says it was to dark identify who threw the rocks.soti drove all the way home i was scared and called police about it. this is now the second known case of rocks being thrown at cars in this same spot. another woman says that some along the side of 680 threw two rocks at her s-u-v. that attack was captured on dashcam video and you can see someone heaving the rocks into traffic. thankfully, no one has been seriously injured in
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these attacks. both woman have contacted police and the highway patrol who are investigating, but so far no suspects have been identified. sottheresa had her car's window fixed but she is still scared. she hopes that whoever is doing this will be caught and stopped.sotand nobody will have to experiene what i experienced ever again. in san jose, charles clifford kron4 news. ( robin )( robin )kevin hart announced on social media last night that he is stepping down as the host of this year's oscar ceremony.this after another backlash for homophobic tweets he madeback in 2009 and 2010.the tweets were brought up this week - once he was announced as oscars host.hart says he doesn't want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated.he says he's already dealt with the
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issue...hart took to instagram to say he's already apologized several times, and that he won't give in to what he calls "internet trolls." ( robin ) this began because the gay media watchdog group glaad had reached out to the oscars, a-b-c. and hart's management. saying they wanted to talk about hart's anti-gay rhetoric and record. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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skies continue to clear out today with plenty of sunshine overhead to take us into the start of your weekend. expect comfortable daytime highs mostly in the 60's with just a few areas holding onto highs
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in the upper 50's. expect skies to remain dry through the weekend with rainfall looking likely to work back into the bay by monday of next week. (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. ( robin ) thursday we heard kim kardashian's reaction to her husband's controversial statement on slavery.but now
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--- the e network reportedly says that was never supposed to happen.the networkd pulled a preview of an upcoming episode of "keeping up with the kardashians" from its website last night.the video showed kim trying to explain why kanye west said that slavery sounded like a choice to him.in the video --- kim says he never said slavery was a choice.west made the statements during an interview with t-m-z.thursday the tabloid said quote: "when kim watched it back... she realized it was inaccurate." t-m-z now reports that kim's reaction will not appear in the upcoming episode of "keeping up with the kardashians." ( robin )tyler perry just gave dozens of people in georgia a huge surprise gift for the holidays. from toys, tech and t-v's --- the famed director, writer and actor payed off 434 thousand dollars worth of layaway gifts at two walmarts in douglasville georgia.many
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of which were for parents who weren't sure if they'd be able to afford all their gifts this year.no matter what they had on layaway --- everyone who got the surprise gift was thankful that perry used his wealth to make sure people got their gifts for loved ones. ( robin ) still to come on the kron4 morning news... students in the southbay spent the night outside to bring attention to the homeless problem amoung students.
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darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... skies continue to clear out today with plenty of sunshine overhead to take us into the start of your weekend. expect comfortable daytime highs mostly in the 60's

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