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tv   KRON 4 News at 4am  KRON  January 7, 2019 4:00am-4:30am PST

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(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston.lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. plenty more rain ahead in the forecast. today will be one of our lighter days as ran and wind tapers off before intensifying again tonight into tomorrow. highs will peak back up into a range of upper 50's and low 60's.
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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
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the toll to 101. ( robin ) happening today... gavin newsom will be sworn in as california's nevern
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e events leading up to his innauguration.. jessica mench gives us an inside look. it has been a while since california has had a governor with young kids in office and parents say they are hoping newsom's perspective as a father will shape his policies. while drumming up excitement, newsom, with the help of hundreds of kids, tried to show he will stick to his campaign promise - to put children first."look any of us, any of you, that are parents you get it," he said. "you're just different. you have a different sense of purpose and different empathy, see the world through a different set of eyes."he says his perspective as a father will shape his policy."you'll see that not only as a preamble to the inaugural and the budget that we'll be submitting next week but i think it will be a big part of the administration and, hopefully, a successful four years," newsom said.from health care to education, he says citexenct to see major investments.while highlighting his focus on parental leave, newsom stated that for him "the return on investment is exponentially greater if you can create a pathway for those parents to
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have the leave and to have the security of their job to create that architecture for their children."it's what parents at the event were hoping to hear."i feel like this is kind of a signal that he has families first in mind," one parent said.sunday was just a warm-up for the governor-elect's inauguration. he's expected to take the oath of office around noon on monday. ( robin ) coming up at 6:00 this morning... kron 4's will tran will be live in sacramento with a preview of today's innauguration. and we will be streaming the inauguration live on our mobile app and on kron 4 dot com. ( robin ) also happening today... oakland mayor libby schaaf and other elected officials in oakland will be sworn in. schaaf will take the oath of office for her second term at 11:00 this morning at city hall. the event is free and open to the public. other inaugural events will be held later in
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the week including a gala at the fox theater. ( robin ) another big story we are following this morning... we have new details about what led up to a deadly officer involved shooting in santa clara. officers fatally shot a man at a gas station early saturday morning. kron 4's dan thorn has the latest. police say early saturday morning a man armed with several guns began wreaking havoc at this rotten robbie on lafayette street in santa clara...sot: this individual was heavily armed was intent on killing and injuring innocent civilians, had multiple weapons as well as additional ammunition for those weapons on his person. police captain (wah-heed kah- zem) wahyd kazem says the 55-year-old man walked up to the gas station--armed with at least a long gun and a handgun---and began firing at passing cars and people pumping gas...sot: he then walked into the store and began shooting everywhere. there were multiple employees in the store as well as customers who fled for their lives..it was feared there
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were several victims according to initial reports..police later discovered that was not the case..officers rushed to the scene just before 6am... they were able to quickly stop the gunman before things got much worse..sot: we are fortunate that there are no civilian injuries or casualties primarily due to the fact that officers responded so quickly they resonded with their training in front of them and reacted to this threat..the investigation revealed the shooter was a rotten robbie employee. he apparently tried to set his cupertino store on fire before setting off on his shooting spree in santa clara...sot: this was truly a lone gunman very much intent on causing death and destruction.. ( robin ) that was dan thorn reporting for us this morning. police have not released a motive for the attack at the gas station. ( robin ) happening now...
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police in vallejo are investigating a polie shooting. it happened last night on nebraska street. police responded to reports of a man who was trespassing. when police tried to detain the man... he pulled out a knife. he led police on a brief foot chase before threating the officers with his knife. that is when officer opened fire. the man is in the hosptal this mornign with serious injuries. ( robin ) the partial government shutdown is now in its 16th day with no end in sight. the president is still at odds with democrats over funding for a border wall. john lawrence has the latest on the shutdown. president trump not backing down on his demand for his long-promised wall.president trump/no font needed"we have to have border security. if wed we're going to be crime-ridden and it's going to get worse and worse."democratic officials oppose the wall ... and its pricetag.sen. chuck schumer/d-new york"i was shocked at what he said. he said i demand it my way, $5.6 billion for a big concrete wall, and the government could
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be shut down for months or even years."a source saying the president might tap military funding for wall construction.president trump/no font needed"i may declare a national emergency dependent on what's going to happen over next few days." that idea has already drawn criticism.rep. adam schiff/d- california"we can't allow this continual process that was really modernized by the tea party that if i don't get what i want, if i don't get what i don't have the votes for, if i don't get what the country doesn't want, i'm just going to shut down the government." as this debate continues, the partial government shutdown rolls on.and both sides are blaming each other.president trump/no font needed"this shutdown could end tomorrow and it could also go on for a long time. it really depends on the democrats."sen. chuck schumer/d-new york"there is one, only one, cause of this shutdown president trump."i'm john lorinc reporting. ( robin ) muir woods will close today because of the government shutdown. like other parks ... it is also seeing problems with overflowg and public toilets. was one of several sites within the golden gate
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national recreation area which stayed open when the shutdown began. if you had parking or shuttle reservations to the park ... that money will be automatically refunded. ( robin ) happening today... expect to see a lot of traffic around levi's stadium. the college football national championship will be played tonight in santa clara between alabama and clemson. this is video of the two teams arriving in the bay area on friday. kick off for tonight's game is set for 5:00 at levi's stadium. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... there is a new plan to fix the transbay transit center... but there is still no word on when it will completely reopen. ( robin ) and -- friends and family celebrate the life of newman police corporal, ronil singh... the emotional funeral service coming up next (robin) and after the break... the weekend's storm causes an unusual sight off the california coast. and more rain is in the forecast.
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(robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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( robin ) take a look at this incredible video off the coast of santa cruz. this
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waterspout popped up yesterday afternoon because of a strong cell moving ashore. the national weather service tweeted this video. waterspouts are tornadoes that form over water. plenty more rain ahead in the forecast. today will be one of our lighter days as ran and wind tapers off before intensifying again tonight
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into tomorrow. highs will peak back up into a range of upper 50's and low 60's.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) another big story we are following this morning... friends... family... and the law enforcement community celebrated the life of newman police corporal... ronil singh. he was gunned down during a traffic stop the day after
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christmas... ashley zavala shows us how hundreds paid tribute to the fallen officer in modesto. ((nats))hundreds of law enforcement officers, community members, family and friends gathered for corporal ronil singh's emotional funeral service.((randy richardson -newman police chief)) "i know ron is up there looking down, not wanting us to cry or me to cry. but, he never listened to me, so that's just what it's going to be."his brother, reggie, eulagized him... noting singh's love for law enforcement was apparent at an early age..((rajnihl singh- brother)) "when we first got our tv, he started watching cops.. he always wanted to become a law enforcement in america."singh was born and raised in fiji before establishing himself in the united states. his fellow officers say singh joining the police force as a way of giving back to the country that embraced him. the fijian ambassador of the u.s. thanked
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singh for his service...((solo mara- fijian ambassador to the u.s.)) "we who benefit from your work can go to sleep, wake up every morning, oblivious to the risk you put yourelf through to keep society safe."following his funeral.. blue and red lights lit up a darkened, damp sky while blue ribbon lined modesto streets. ((sgt. tom letras - stanislaus county sheriff's pio)) "we have people here from as far as new york, boston, all over the state of new york, chicago pd, there's several members of the royal canadian mounted police here." a thick, long line of support stretched through town, all in honor and remembrance of corporal ronil singh. tag ( robin ) happening now... police in fairfield are investigating a shooting that injured four people. it happened saturday night on the 17-hundred block of north texas street where a group was shooting a rap video. somebody with a mask showed up
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to the building and started shooting. people inside began returning fire. two of the victims were hit in the head... two others suffered non life threatening injuries. five guns were recovered from the scene. police are still looking for the man who opened fire in the first place. ( robin ) four teenagers are being called heroes for rescuing two people from drowning in the north bay. two swimmers were not able to get out of the water at rodeo beach friday. they got help from four surfers... who just happened to be marin county high school water polo players áandá members of the stinson beach junior lifeguard program. wes porter, jack richardson, colby paine and ray holmberg paddled towards the swimmers and got them to safety.. the swimmers held on to the surfers ankles as they paddled their surfboards back to shore. ( robin ) in national news... former vice president... joe biden is poised to decide in the coming month whether he will jump into the democratic presidential race.tells c-n-n t
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vice president indicated he was leaning toward a run. biden's silence has raised questions among some democratic donors and activists about whether he is serious about running and uncertain about plunging his family into a campaign. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the impact of the government shutdown is expanidng... how local businesses are suffering. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden outside... at the golden gate bridge. the
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the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... the first big hollywood awards show of the year is in the books. david daniel looks at the highlights of this year's golden globe awards. "green book."the big winner at the 76th golden globes was "green book." the civil rights-era film won three trophies, including best motion picture - musical or comedy."this story, when i heard it, gave me hope. and i wanted to share that hope with you.""what a bunch of lucky buggers we are, right?" christian bale took home best actor in a musical or comedy for "vice," while best actor on the drama side went to rami malek forhapsody," which also won best motion
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picture drama."thank you to freddie mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime!""whoo!" regina king celebrated after winning best supporting actress for "if beale street could talk." there were standing ovations for cecil-b demille award winner jeff bridges..."we're alive! we can, we can, really, we can make a difference!"...and carol burnett, first winner of a new t-v equivalent to the demille, named for her."does this mean i get to accept it every year?" (nat-laughter) "'shallow, 'a star is born.'" (nat-music: "i'm off the deep end...")as expected, "shallow" from "a star is born" took best original song, but that was that film's only win, as best actress, drama went to glenn close for "the wife," about a woman long overshadowed by her husband. "we have to find personal fulfillment. we have to follow our dreams!"in hollywood -- the dream factory -- i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... two bay area law makers are taking steps to keep national parks clean during the government shutdown. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay
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bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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plenty more rain ahead in the forecast. today will be one of our lighter days as ran and wind tapers off before intensifying again tonight into tomorrow. highs will peak back up into a range of

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