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moving across the bay area.... here's a look at radar. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... showers back today with south bay rainfall possible this morning but much of the bay area seeing rainfall boosting later into the day. showers will increase tonight with the heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday.
of this year...( james ) the majority of these auto burglaries haened in the parking lots of shopping centers. kron 4's will tran is joining us now live with what you need to know. if you're shopping if you're shopping in milpitas make sure you don't leave valuables sitting on your car seatssince the beginning of the year the city has seen an explosion of car burglaries ... most of them in areas many think are safe here's the breaking down since the beginning of the year there have been 145 car burglaries.... 88 of them happened in january alone 55 of them last monththese are the hot spots... mccarthy ranch... the great mall... milpitas square and ulferts centerpolice don't know exactly why there has been an increase in car burglaries but say they are increasing patrols in those areas ( james ) thanks will.
yesterday during a three- hour board meeting... the oakland unified school district board voted 4 - 3 ... to make the massive cuts to next school year's budget. dozens of students, teachers, and members of the community expressed disappointment and even anger at the board for its plan. but, the teachers union is defending the decision. ( darya ) library programs, foster care case managers, african american male acheievement, and restorative justice .... are among the programs slated to be cut. everyone is now hoping the governor's office steps in... and provides more funding to save the programs. ( darya ) many oakland
parents say their kids are happy to be back at school... now that the teachers' strike is over. but some acknowledge... there is still work to do. kron 4's michelle kingston talked with parents outside redwood heights elementary school... michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"the sign behind me says 'we love our teachers,' and that's exactly how parents and students feel here at redwood heights elementary school. they are happy that the strike is over but they say the deal may not be enough."bethany fitelson, oakland"we are really happy the strike is over. we are really glad that it happened and think it was the right thing. i feel like there's a lot of momentum and support for schools and teachers, a lot of messages being sent, but the whole city rallied around better schools and better experiences for our students and teachers."emalee murphy, oakland"i am very proud of oakland and i hope the teachers around the country continue their efforts."after a week long strike ... students are back to class at all 86 oakland schools ...teachers voted sunday to ratify their contract deal with the district ending the seven day
strike.the oakland education association says union members voted to approve the agreement -- increasing teachers salaries.samantha uzegbu, oakland"i think the teachers still deserve better and the fight is not over but the community really came together to show support of the teachers and our students and we are going to keep on pushing for change."parents at redwood heights elementary say they had days during the strike with no students crossing the picket line -- parents stepping up to feed the teachers -- and educating students while they were out of class. parents here say their children were thrilled to get back to school on monday -- back to their friends and their beloved teachers.bethany fitelson, oakland"we are very glad it's over but also realize that not everything that we wanted to accomplish was accomplished and so there's still work to do and there's still fighting for the schools that our kids deserve and our teachers deserve."in oakland michelle kingston kron 4 news ( james ) in the east bay... police are investigating the death of a
man whose body was found on a dirt trail near the arroyo creek... in livermore. police are treating the death as suspicious. the body was found just before 8oclock yesterday morning..lying in shrubbery off the trail. authorities have not identified the body. ( james ) richmond police say a group of men were arguing outside hilltop mall before shots were fired last night. the mall closed early following the shooting that happened just before 6. when officers arrived at the mall they could not find any victims, but they did see a trail of blood. the victim took himself to the hospital with a single gunshot wound that was non-life threatening. ( darya ) the house judiciary committee is opening an investigation into president trump's campaign, businesses, and administration. yesterday, the committee formally requested documents from more than 80 -people and entities with ties to the president. that includes donald trump junior, and the c-f-o of the trump organization. the committee is looking at
possible obstruction of justice, hush money payments to women, collusion with russia, and using the office for personal gain. the investigation could lay the groundwork for democrats, if they chose to pursue impeachment proceedings against the president. rep. nadler, d-house judiciary chmn"impeachment is a long way down the road. we don't have the facts yet, but were going to initiate the proper investigations."( darya ) president trump denies doing anything wrong .. and calls the people investigating his dealings, quote,- 'sick.' ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning after deadly tornadoes ripped through alabama and georgia. ( darya ) plus... protests lead to arrests in sacramento...after no charges were filed against officers in the shooting death of stephon clark...
( darya ) and...we'll hear from the two young sisters who got lost in the woods... how they were able to brave the elements and stay warm. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street show your gut some love. only activia has billions of our live and active probiotics. a delicious way to enjoy probiotics every day. with 20 years of devotion to gut health. activia. like no other.
e-f-4 tornado targeting lee county, alabama packed winds of 170 miles per hourand left a trail of destruction almost a mile widemayor f.l. "bubba" copeland / smiths station, alabama: "trailer homes were turned upside down with the wheels where the roof should be, trees cut off at about 15 feet in the air. unbelievable devastation."among those killed is taylor thornton -- a fourth grader -- described as an extremely happy child.and the youngest victim -- armando hernandez.the six year old known as aj was loved by everyone-nats-for days -- forecasters predicted possible high tornado activity.jessica chandle / boyfriend survived tornadoes: "i had heard there was thunderstorms coming and possible tornadoes, but i didn't know the extent of it" on sunday -- the national weather service gave about eight to nine minutes of warning before the deadly tornado touched down.jessica chandle / boyfriend survived tornadoes: "he had just enough time to dive to the couch
which the couch was just about a foot away from the screen door and he just held onto the couch for dear life."now a desperate search -- in the hopes of finding survivors.but crews warn -- with a storm this massive -- the death toll is likely to rise.gov. kay ivey / -r- alabama: "each of us mourns the loss of life of our fellow alabamians."kristen holmes / lee county, al: "and where we are standing right now, this used to be a mobile home behind me. the woman that you heard talking about someone diving for a couch and holding on for dear life, that was her boyfriend. and that was a really heart-wrenching story about how she just narrowly missed this tornado by taking her children to the grocery store. we do want to note that her boyfriend who was here who did hold onto that couch survived. he was in the hospital. but when you see the destruction like this behind me, it is no wonder that so many people here in this area are thankful to just be alive. reporting from lee county, alabama, i'm kristen holmes, now back to you."> ( james ) coming up on the kron 4
morning news..city leaders in san francisco remember the life and legacy of public defender jeff adachi. ( james ) and as we head to break...here's a look at radar as rain moves into the bay area john will have a look at today's forecast. < ella: i'm ella sogomonian - we've been telling you a lot about kron-on.. the bay area's only commercial free streaming news service... but the kron on app gives you a lot more than just live local breaking news around the clock. it also gives you on-demand access to the kron 4 archives... that includes people behaving badly. plus - all the in-depth award winning bay area documentaries produced by kron 4.. and if you've ever wondered what's it is like to work in a newsroom.. we've posted every episode of the backstory. and that's just a small sample of what you'll get with the kron on app.
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heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. to simone, i leave the van gogh. to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock.
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showers back today with south bay rainfall possible this morning but much of the bay area seeing rainfall boosting later into the day. showers will increase tonight with the heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday.
( darya ) dozens of people were arrested last night as demonstrators took to the streets to protest the shooting death of stephon clark.( james ) authorities say more than 80 people were taken into custody...most of the arrests were for unlawful assembly. this comes after the d-a announced that no charges would be filed against the officers who shot and killed the unarmed 22-year-old. ali wolf has the story. activists and faith leaders - continue fighting in the name of stephon clark..(nat)"we handed this letter..." unsatisfied and angry at the district attorney's decision this weekend.....they are now trying to convince attorney general xavier becerra to step in.... and do what d-a anne marie schubert chose not to do: prosecute."when the nation is watching what will we do? attorney general becerra you have the opportunity here to make a turn in how we seal with police practices here in the state of california" president of the people's alliance for
justice... reverend shane harris.. hopes stephon clark's case will inspire change in the way deadly police shootings are handled in california..."we need independent investigators on police shootings in california because local prosecutors investigating local police is like a student grading their own paper. imagine that"at the request of police chief daniel hahn, xavier becerra's office is reviewing the shooting...."i get it, i understand how important this is"in a news conference monday.... on a separate topic..the attorney general recognized the importance of the outcome of stephon clarks case..."i take it very seriously, my entire team has taken it very seriously and we hope that soon we can issue our report as well because we know how serious this matter is not just for the clark family but for a lot of folks beyond sacramento as well"becerra's office is expected to complete its investigation "soon" regardless of the outcome reverend harris and faith leaders say their fight for stephon clark ...and his family does not end here..."we will not stand idly by while our people are dying an watching this happen and not do anything about it"
( james ) that was ali wolf reporting. faith leaders are organizing a series of events for stephon clark.. marking the one year anniversary of his death... they are planning a march in the coming days.. and a vigil on thursday night in meadowview. ( james ) san francisco city leaders ... including mayor london breed and former mayor willie brown ... paid final respects to jeff adachi yesterday. adachi died unexpectedly on february 22nd.. he had served as the city's public defender since 2002. those who spoke at the service all agreed... he was a man dedicated to his work. ( james ) adachi died from what investigators believe was a heart attack in a telegraph hill apartment. he was 59 years old. ( darya ) outrage in a
california community... after a group of teenagers were caught on camera using cups to make a swastika sign at a party. the photos have caused a firestorm across the newport mesa unified school district in orange county. extra police officers patrolled the campuses yesterday... several students posted on social media asking for their classmates to wear blue to denounce anti- semitism and bigotry. the superintendent also released a statement denouncing the photos. ( darya ) a committee meeting is expected to take place on thursday to discuss the controversy. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...two young girls share their remarkable story of survivial after they went missing for nearly two days. ( james ) and..the winner of that 1 point 5 billion dollar mega millions jackpot has claimed their prize...how
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bay rainfall possible this morning but much of the bay area seeing rainfall boosting later into the day. showers will increase tonight with the heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. to break> (ácommer ♪
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showers back today with south bay rainfall possible this morning but much of the bay area seeing rainfall boosting later into the day. showers will increase tonight with the heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 bridge wb 80 is spots. bay no major hot and friday.
son at that point cause my husband was at work. and wyat and i hiked at least 2 and half miles around our house screaming their names and ringing a giant bell that they always come back to, but the kids never came back."the carrico family live on over 80 acres of land.leia and caroline are accustomed to playing in the woods. . but this time they were chasing deer tracks which led them to unfamiliar territory.leia carrico:"we went down this mountain to five metal post and gone up this mountain behind a little creek. and we kept going up that mountain, and then we took a right turn and it led us to those five metal post again and that's when i realized we'd gone in a circle."friday night temperatures were in the low 40's and the rain was one the way.fortunately. . because the family takes camping trips and the girls participate in the 4-h youth development program. .they were able to build the
makings of a campfire. but when that failed they found a fallen treebranch to hide under and they used caroline's jacket to keep warm.leia carrico:"we turned it sideways so each of us had a hole to stick our arms into. when we woke up, we stayed in the same place so dad could find us. and there was a creek nearby, and we sang nursery rhymes at the top of our lungs."on saturday they resorted to their training and stayed put while drinking from nearby huckleberry leaves.by then the search had doubled in size and after finding the footprints and fire pit. . it was only a matter of time before the girls were found.> ( james ) that was drew miller reporting. their mom says she is trying not to puniish them because they did the right thing by sticking together and pulling themselves through. ( darya ) ( darya ) coming up in the
next hour...a former drug addict... publicly thanking the person who arrested him... for helping him turn his life around. we'll show you the heartwarming reunion.... ( darya ) and as we head to break...here's a look at radar as rain moves across the bay area john will have a look at today's forecast. oh! oh!
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bay rainfall possible this morning but much of the bay area seeing rainfall boosting later into the day. showers will increase tonight with the heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) the winner of the 1 and half
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on the chopping block as the district makes massive budget cuts. another storm is hitting the bay area. here's a look at radar. ill have your full forecast coming up. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... showers back today with south bay rainfall possible this morning but much of the bay area seeing rainfall boosting later into the day. showers will increase tonight with the heaviest of rainfall early tomorrow through sunrise. showers will taper later in the week with the driest of days being thursday and friday.