tv KRON 4 News at 8am KRON February 18, 2019 8:00am-9:01am PST
no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) breaking news we are following... a napa county sheriff's deputy fataly shoots a man who had a gun.( robin ) kron 4's will tran is on the scene with the latest. will..what are investigators saying now? ( darya ) thanks will.
breaking new this morning... the catholic morning...new this breaking new this morning... the catholic diocese of oakland has just released the names of priests accused of sexual abuse. the diocese says the names include 45 clergy members who are "credibly accused" of sexually abusing minors. the list includes priests, deacons, and religious brothers who lived in the diocese since it was founded in 1962. both alameda and contra costa counties are included. of the 45 names on the list, 14 of the 20 priests in the oakland diocese are dead. we have posted the entire list on kron4.com ( darya ) this morning lanes are still closed on highway 37 between atherton avenue & 101 in novato because of severe flooding. crews are still working on emergency levee repairs. work is being done 24 hours a day. marin county declared a state
of emergency because of the damage from last week's storms.. (robin) today caltrans will start on the permanent fix for the richmond san- rafael bridge after it got pushed back because of last week's major storm crews installed an eight foot steel plate as a temporary fix... after huge chunks of concrete started falling from the upper deck forcing the closures of the bridge. the permanent replacement project is planned for ten overnight work shifts starting today. the work will be happenning from 9 p-m to 4 a-m. one lane of traffic will remain open in each direction during construction. caltrans says the fix will take 2-weeks to finish ( darya ) happening for today's presidents day holiday... bart will operate on its saturday service schedule. the transit service said it would run longer trains on the different lines at the start of service. the early bird express bus service,
which began last week to accommodate the later weekday start time for bart service on the transbay tube, will not be available. a hot-air ballon was forced to make an unexpected landing ... after the pilot determined the high winds made the flight unsafe. 10 passengers and the pilot needed to be rescued ... after the hot air balloon came down sunday morning near skaggs island. that is just north of the san pablo bay.the hot air balloon took off from sonoma skypark airport ... but the pilot made the detour to keep his passengers safe. everyone was then airlifted to safety with the help of a chp helicopter. a spokesperson for the balloon company - sonoma ballooning adventures ... tells kron 4 due to the high winds, the pilot chose skaggs island to land, which was dry at the time. (robin) happening now... police are looking for more
victims after a man was arrested for child sex abuse in vacaville. johnny carbajal was arrested after an 8-month investigation. police have not released specific details about the crimes but say that the victims were under the age of 14. the solano county district attorney's office is investigating. (robin) in the east bay ... antioch police found a loaded gun after a man was arrested during a traffic stop. it happened last night near on a-street near belshaw avenue. there were multiple people in the car ... but only one of them had a loaded gun and drugs on him. the man was booked into contra costa county jail. a big story we are following this morning... more backlash against president trump after declaring a national emergency to pay for a border wall. presidential hopeful senator kamala harris is calling it irresponsible. kyung lah has more. natsa packed gymnasium greeted senator kamala harris in her first campaign town hall in south carolina ... talking up
her middle class tax cut and gun safety measures. but she also addressed the president's national emergency declaration. sen. kamala harris, (d) presidential candidate: "i will tell you that it is absolutely going to be the subject rightly of litigation." sen. kamala harris, (d) presidential candidate: "we should expect that the plain language actually speaks to the moment and that there is an emergency. but this is an emergency of this president's own creation for political purposes and it's irresponsible. the height of irresponsibility."it's the latest fight for the 2020 democrats, all disagreeing with the declaration.senator kirsten gillibrand echoing her senate colleagues.sen. kirsten gillibrand, (d) presidential candidate: "i think the only national emergency is the humanitarian crisis that president trump has created on his - at our border by separating families from children and treating people who need our help inhumanely."
potential 2020 democratic presidential candidate beto o'rourke saying he'd take down the wall separating his hometown of el paso and mexico. reporter question: "if you could, would you take the wall down now here, like you have a wall?beto o'rourke, former texas congressman: "yes, absolutely."reporter question: "...knock it down?" beto o'rourke, former texas congressman: "i'd take the wall down."asked if she agreed with o'rourke's stance, gillibrand didn't rule it out. sen. kirsten gillibrand, (d) presidential candidate: "so i could look at it and see which part he means and why and if it makes sense i could support it."harris, also asked, said this...sen. kamala harris, (d) presidential candidate: "i believe that there is a need, and all of it should be a ( darya ) that was kyung lah reporting and happening today... rallies will be held across the bay area to protest the president's national emergency declaration. the protests will take place today at noon in walnut creek... oakland... and san francisco. the walnut creek rally will be held at the corner of south main street and mount diablo boulevard. the oakland rally will be at merritt college. and the san francisco protest will be held at the federal building.
(robin) former president barack obama will visit oakland this week to mark the first national gathering of the obama foundation's my brother's keeper alliance. the organization supports boys and young men of color. "m-b-k rising!" will begin with a day of service today in partnership with bay area community-based organizaons, followed by the gathering of hundreds of youth and community leaders on tomorrow and wednesday. there will also be town hall meetings with obama and steph curry. you can find more information on our website at kron 4-dot- (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a little girl is hit by car ... right outside her home... and police say the driver involved is still on the loose. (robin) plus... crews continue to clean up the debris from last weeks mudslide in sausalito... forcing an expected state of emergency for the area. (robin) and... a suprising twist in the assault case involving actor jussie smollet. the reason his attorneys
denver police are blaming the crash on the weather and not any one driver. and because of that--- police issued no tickets to anyone involved. authorities are advising against travel to the tahoe area because of all of the snow brought by the last storm.. the national weather service issued a winter storm warning over the weekend. it has since expired. but drivers could still get stuck in their car for several hours. those who must travel should prepare for long delays and carry chains and an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. (robin)(darya) welcome back. let's get a check
drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 a developing story we are following... investigators say new evidence is leading them to believe empire star jussie smollett may orchestrated his own attack. victor blackwell has the latest. two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the
investigation tell cnn that chicago police believe actor jussie smollett paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month.an allegation, smollett denies.the men, who are brothers, were arrested wednesday but released without charges friday after chicago police cited the discovery of "new evidence."the sources told cnn the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement.gloria schmidt: "innocence prevailed. all right. my guys are walking home. they're not charged. they are not suspects in this case."smollett told authorities he was attacked in late january by two men who were "yelling out racial and homophobic slurs." he said one attacker put a rope around his neck and poured an unknown chemical substance on him. jussie smollett: "i noticed the rope around my neck and i started screaming and i said there's a fááá rope around my neck."the sources told cnn there are records that show the two brothers purchased the rope found around smollett's neck at a hardware store in chicago.in a statement to cnn, smollett's attorneys wrote:"as a victim of a hate crime who
has cooperated with the police investigation, jussie smollett is angered and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is familiar with. he has now been further victimized by claims attributed to these alleged perpetrators that jussie played a role in his own attack. nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying." smollett claims his attackers referenced president trump's make america great again slogan.jussie smollett: "and i see the attacker, masked, and he said, 'this maga country,' punches me right in the face, so i punched his ass back, then we started tussling. it was very icy."but he refutes reports he told police the attackers wore 'maga' hats. jussie smollett: "i didn't need to add anything like that. they called me a fáááát, they called me a náááár. there's no which way you cut it. i don't need some maga hat as the cherry on some racist sundae."and during the same a-b-c- news interview he expressed frustration about not being believed. jussie smollett: "it feels like if i had said it was a muslim or a mexican or someone black i feel like the doubters would have supported me a lot much more a lot more and that says a lot about the place that we are in our country right now."
that was victor that was that was victor blackwell reporting. ( darya ) for your money this morning... payless shoesource is closing down for good. the company confirmed friday that it is closing all 21-hundred stores in the united states. liquidation sales began yesterday. payless is also closing its online operations. it's the biggest closing by a single retail chain this year. the store will start closing in march. the move
nearly doubles the number of retail stores set to close this year. (robin) new this morning... air travel will soon no longer be just for those who identify as a man or a woman. new "unspecified" and "undisclosed" gender options are going to be available for passengers in the near future. supporters of transgender rights groups says this helps people who want to give the most accurate representation of their identities. united airlines says within the next few weeks its passengers can select "undisclosed" or "unspecified" in addition to the traditional "male" and "female" choices. other airlines say they are also working on giving people more gender options. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... thousands of oakland teachers are getting to strike... we have the details on how soon that could happen. (robin) and... panic at the orpheum theatre sends crowds rushing towards the exits during a performance of "hamilton".
wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 in tennessee -- shocking video shows the moment an s-u-v hit a rockslide... take a look --- the s-u-v hits
the rocks and dirt in the road then goes airborne --- crashing into a police car.. this is dashcam video from the bristol, tennessee police department. the officer was responding to reports about the rockslide which was partially blocking the road. one officer was treated for minor injuries. the driver of the s-u-v refused medical treatment. coming up on the kron-4 morning news... a driver hits a bay area child and then takes off... and the entire accident was caught on camera.
much like yesterday skies will remain clear and dry well throughout the afternoon. daytime highs will peak slightly warmer again into the mid to upper 50's with more dry conditions leading into tomorrow. into the middle of the week shower potential will return. no major hot less then 30 min from the maze
to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) in the north bay... police in santa rosa are looking for a driver involved in a hit and run. it was all caught on camera. survellience video shows the driver in the s-u-v hit 7-year
giving chase. it happened at at the south side of a v-t-a station. the vehicle drove off with deputies in pursuit when one of two suspects fired at them. the female suspect surrendered but her male accomplice was shot and killed by police. ( robin ) police have not released the name of the man killed. the female suspect is 23 year-old joanna mae macy-rogers. she'll be charged with attempted murder and kidnapping. ( darya ) in the east bay... teachers in oakland say they will strike starting thursday. the union representing 3-thousand teachers announced the walkout over the weekend. they want smaller class
sizes... more counselors... full-time nurses and a 12-percent raise over three years. the district has offered 5-percent ... but they also say the budget is tight. < "to say that we have this giant pot of consultant or contract money for the district to get rid of, we can't. we can't get rid of restrictions, we can't get rid of the special education transportation, we can't get rid of the school site contractors either unless the schools want us to do that but we find that the schools like these contracts, like entering these contracts that bring additional supports into the schools and we want them to do that. ... next step into middle school.>( darya ) the strike announcement comes after denver and los angeles educators walking out for days - both ended with pay raise deals.. ( darya ) happening today... the sausalito city council is expected to declare a local emergency. this comes after a mudslide in sausalito displaced 15 people.
the city council is expected to announce the local emergency at a meeting at 9:00 this morning. the city must declare an emergency within 10 days of a disaster in order to be eligible to receive funds from the state of california. in the meantime ... work continues to clean up the mess left by the landslide. kron 4's justine waldman has more. and endless buzz of construction ... all to clear a massive mess a mudslide left behind.it is a huge task, that is just beginning.and there are endless stories of survival..the wilson's woke up to mud, blocking their front door.sot so we said we have to get out a window we got the baby and our go bags we already had packed in case there was a emergency paul bosco escaped the mudslide, that went down feet from his house.sot my wife woke up and she saw the entire house on the right was gone his home
is one of 4 buildings redtagged.the mudslide destroyed 2 homes and buried 5 cars.natswork went on all day to clear sausalito blvd.-- it is blocked by trees and hanging power lines.next work on crescent avenue will start. the debris there will be more complicated to remove because of its size and potential hazards inside.the mudslide started on national park service land - nps is working with the city to trying stabilize the area.the city needs to confirm the homes impacted were built with piers or foundations that could withstand the strain of the mudslide.there is a huge scar right next to where paul and his wife have lived for 14 years.. and for them, there is no rush to return.sot we are not going to move back in unless it is 100% safe for us to go back in (robin)(robin) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news ... terrifying moments sends musical fans running at the orpheum theatre... we'll show you what led to this scary situation. (robin) plus... kamala
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much like yesterday skies will remain clear and dry well throughout the afternoon. daytime highs will peak slightly warmer again into the mid to upper 50's with more dry conditions leading into tomorrow. into the middle of the week shower potential will return. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
chaos erupted -during a performance of "hamilton" in san francisco friday night. this is what it looked like after the crowds rushed to the exits at the orpheum theatre. police say a woman suffered a medical emergency during the performance. it happened at the same time gunfire was heard during the duel scene of the play onstage. some in the audience mistakenly tied the events together, leading to the confusion. police say 4 people were injured. the show
did not continue following those chaotic moments but the shows did continue the next day. california senator kamala harris held another town hall meeting as a presidential candidate... this time in south carolina. she met with a large group of people in a church gym... in north charleston. senator harris talked about her support for an assault weapons ban... and universal background checks. she also emphasized her support for medicare- for-all and more.. earlier this week, harris said, she supports legalizing marijuana --- and she would like to see research done on how it impacts a developing brain. on twitter... governor gavin newsom also announced he is endorsing harris for president. (robin) the ongoing
saga between colin kaepernick... eric reid... and the nfl has come to an end. the players' lawyers... and the n-f-l... announced that a settlement has been reached in the players' collusion case against the league. kaepernick first presented the case back in october of 2017... he accused the league and its owners of not signing him as an act of retaliation for his kneeling during the national anthem. kaepernick has been out of football since march of 2017... reid just agreed to a new deal with the carolina panthers. exact terms of the settlement are unknown. (robin) basketballs biggest stars took center stage for the nba all-star game ... including 3 warriors, steph curry, kevin durant and klay thompson.( darya ) the game took place in steph's home town in charlotte, north carolina. it was team lebron ... against team giannis. the biggest highlight of the game. steph curry with a high-bounce ally-oop to the
greek freak giannis ... who goes way above the rim to get this one. but back comes leam lebron with klay thompson on that team. 20 points and 6 threes for klay for the night. then kevin durant took over in the 4th... and nails some 3-pointers. but curry not done... with seconds left... he bounced the ball to hielf and throws doen the reverse dunk... wow! team lebron and kevin durant get the win.178-164. durant is awarded the game's mvp award ... and both he and steph curry spoke after the game.
veteran now coming back, to win another mvp is just cool and put it in the trophy case." stephen curry"it's an amazing weekend being back in charlotte. pretty much everything i imagined it to be. having my family and friends, people i grew up with, kind of come out and celebrate how influential and important charlotte is to me and my entire family. obviously, it ended it up tonight, playing in the all star game here was very surreal. one i'll remember for a very long time, despite the missed shots and the loss for sure."> (robin) the warriors are back on the court on thursday night. they host the sacramento kings at oracle. (robin) coming up on the
kron 4 morning news at nine ... terrifrying moments in the sky after a hot air balloon makes an emergency landing. the reason the pilot was forced to make- this split-second decision. (robin) plus... we have the latest on the national emergency to build a border wall... and the lawmakers who are split on the decision. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge...