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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... 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 ) in the south bay... police are warning about a spike in car burglaries in milpitas-- since the beginning of this year...( james ) the majority of these burglaries happened in the parking lots of shopping centers. kron 4's will tran is joining us now live with what you need to know. ( will )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 downsince the beginning of the year there have been 145 car burglaries.... 88 of them happened in january alone 57 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
following... 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. ( james ) happening today... up to 915 san mateo county employees will go on strike. the are all human services employees. the strike will last today and tomorrow. the county will maintain essential services but some locations may be closed in order to centralize services. ( darya ) school board members in oakland have decided to make 22 million dollars in cuts. this decision comes after the teachers union voted in favor of their new contract over the weekend. 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. ( 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 ) on the peninsula... police in south francisco are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old in the hospital. yesterday... police say they responded to reports of a shooting on magnolia avenue in south san francisco. the initial investigation showed the 17- year-old was shot by an unknown suspect as he was standing near a parked car.. the suspect immediately took off... no description so far. the victim has non-life threatening injuries. ( darya ) new this morning... it is getting even more expensive to live in san francisco. according to c-net... the average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment is now more than 36-hundred dollars. that's up 9% from last year.
it is also 30% higher than rent in new york city. and while the prices in san francisco went up... the average price of a one bedroom apartment actually went down across the country. experts say part of the problem is that there isn't enough housing to go around. ( james ) developing news we ae following... the death toll stands at 23 in alabama after deadly tornadoes ripped through over the weekend. at this point officials say at this point officials say there are no more people missing - with 10 people still hospitalized. officials say one of the tornadoes packed winds of 170 miles per hour. this is just some video of the damage. homes were ripped off of their foundations. and now we are starting to hear stories from friends of survivors.
fractured leg. his ribs are broken. he has puncture wounds, cuts, bruises. he's really sore. i mean he got out of the hospital last night. we're thankful he's alive.>( james ) alabama governor kay ivey has signed governor kay alabama alabama governor kay ivey has signed a disaster declaration asking president trump to approve assistance for the area affected by the tornadoes. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a major development overnight... a possible breakthrough in the search for a cure for h-i-v. ( darya ) and later... with more rain on the way... people in guerneville are now dealing with more problems following last week's floods. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( robin ) and i'm tracking your morning commute.
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 ) new this morning... a controversial federal surveillance program is now shutdown. a republican congressional official says the n-s-agency has abandoned a surveillance program that relied ondata collected from cell phone records. the official says the program needed to be reauthorized at the end of the last year, but the trump administration did not extend it. the program relied on information such as who was being called or texted, as well as how long the communication was. ( james ) new this morning... a patient in london may be the second person to ever be cured of h-i-v.
researchers say the unidentified man was treated with stem cell transplants from donors who carried a rare genetic disorder that made them resistant to h-i-v. according to the case study the london patient has been in remission for 18 months. doctors warn that the methods used may not work for everyone. but the news offers hope for new treatment strategies, including gene therapy. ( james ) for your health this morning... a new study finds the measles... mumps and rubella vaccine does not raise the risk of autism. those are the conclusions of a study of more than 650- thousand children in denmark the lead researcher said the idea that vaccines cause autism is still around and is getting a lot of attention on social media. meanwhile, the world health organization has ranked the reluctance to vaccinate as a top 10 threat to global health this year. ( darya ) for your money this morning... gen z parents may spend less on
their kids weddings. and san francisco is getting a third "amazon go' store. jane king is live at the nasdaq with those stories and more. ( jane )good morningamazon is cranking up the speed of its bay area retail expansion.it will open its third go location in downtown san francisco.the store will the ground floor of chevron's former headquarters at 575 market street.the amazon go stores tend to be in bustling areas that cater to customers in a time crunch.subaru is recalling as many as 2.3 million vehicles globally to fix a defect that prevents the brake-light switch from working properly.according to the company, the flaw affects certain models of impreza, crosstrek and forester cars from 2008 to 2017.owners will be notified by subaru.results from a new survey illustrate the changing attitudes about weddings among the next generation.for the first time, wedding-planning brand the knot has included members of
generation z-those born from around 1995 to 2010-in its 2018 real weddings study.87 percent see themselves getting married in the future, though they plan on executing the event on their own terms. the results also confirmed the ongoing shift in attitudes that demand weddings be more personalized celebrations, rethinking traditions in new and unique ways.southwest's hawaii tickets finally hit the market and shares of other airlines fell as some of southwest's fares were as low as 49 dollars. oakland california gets the first flights to the island nation. san jose service will begin a few weeks later, and plans for san diego and sacramento have yet to be announced.live from the nasdaq marketsite, i'm jane king. back to you ( darya ) thanks jane
( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news...the dozens of people and organizations with ties to president donald trump that are now under investigation. ( james ) plus, a daycare loses its license after an employee was caught on camera dragging a child in the facility. ( 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. sarah's last tuition payment, sent off. feeling good? oh yeah. now i'm ready to focus on my oject. ♪ ♪
the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california. 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. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge
suspended for a daycare where a worker was caught on camera throwing a toddler. take a look at this video. this happened last month in missouri. you can see the worker drag a three year old child and toss the child into a piece of furniture. the child spent three days in the hospital and received seven stitches. the woman in the vdeo has been arrested and charged with child abuse. the daycare i still open while it appeals the state's decision to suspend its license. ( james ) coming up we continue to track the rain hitting the bay area and the heavy stuff is still on the way. lowe's knows you'll do it right,
( james ) in the north bay... after devastating flooding in guerneville... victims say, they are now concerned about toxic waste. piles of debris are scattered around after last week's flooding. the flood destroyed some items and caused others to mold...which could be toxic. some residents were told by recology workers that they wouldn't be coming back to clean up additional items... they say it would be the residents job to get it hauled away.
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. ( darya ) adachi died from what investigators believe was a heart attack in a telegraph hill apartment. he was 59 years old. ( james ) a big national story we are following... house democrats are stepping up their investigations into president trump. the house judiciary committee sent letters requesting inofrmation from 81 people connected to the president. manu raju has the latest. the house judiciary committee today announcing a sprawling investigation into the president's inner circle .. trying to uncover evidence that the president obstructed justice and abused his power.
the chairman of the committee, jerry nadler, sent letters to 81 individuals and entities connected to the president ... including family membersthe scope of the probe is breathtaking ... looking into everything from whether the president is benefitting financially from foreign interests .. as well as campaign contacts with the russians .. the firing of then-fbi director jim comey.and demanding documents from the head of the parent company of the national enquirer -- and hush-money payments the president made to silence stories in 2016 about his alleged affairs with a porn star and a former playboy playmate.rep. nancy pelosi/ (d) house speaker: "i think what they're doing is exercising their constitutional responsibility for oversight. to do anything less would be delinquent in our duties than to exercise our oversight."asked today if he would cooperate, trump said: pres. trump: "i cooperate all the time with everybody. and you know the beautiful thing, no collusion, it's all a hoax." republicans contend it's all part of a democratic effort to take down the president.sen. john kennedy/ (r) judiciary committee: "i think there are some house members that decided they wanted to start the election early, and they're going to do everything they can to tear down the president. i'm not saying that the republicans wouldn't do it if the shoe were on the other foot."but democrats who have but democrats who have called for
impeachment are giving house committees some breathing room to first investigate the president -- at least for now. rep. alexandria ocasio-cortez/ (d) oversight committee: "i understand that the leadership perhaps may want to build a stronger case and subpoena more records or figure out what's happening perhaps in the muler investigation and so i defer to the chair, i defer to the party leadership." ( james ) that was manu raju reporting this morning. members of the house judiciary committee say you can expect to see letters sent to even more people connected to the president in the coming days. ( james ) dozens of people were arrested last night as demonstrators took to the streets to protest the shooting death of stephon clark. 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 last march. police were responding to a 9-1-1 call about a man breaking car windows when they chased clark into his grandmother's backyard. police thought clark had a gun...but it turned out to be a cellphone. at the request of police chief daniel hahn, attorney general xavier becerra's office is reviewing the shooting.... ( james ) faith leaders are for stephon clark.. marking s the one year anniversary of his death... they are planning a march in the coming days.. and a vigil on thursday night in meadowview. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( robin ) and i'm tracking
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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. 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 ( james ) 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 ) coming up on the kron 4 morning buzz... san francisco giants are navigating the new season with nobody at the helm.. the warrriors old big man is flying back from australia.. and how you can fly anywhere you want for an entire year for free!
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( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. 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.
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 ) disgraced ( darya ) disgraced san francisco
giants ceo larry baer is disappearing for a while... but that doesn't mean his problems are gone. mlb is still investigating the very public fight he had with his wife in hayes valley where she wound up on the ground screaming. he could wind up being disciplined or worse.. in the meantime, he's voluntarily stepping down from his duties. andrew bogut could be back with the warriors in the next 48 hours. apparenlty they're doing the international visa stuff right now to get the big man outta the outback and back the bay.. bogut was part of the warriors 2015 championship team.. and wouldn't it be great if he could help the guys get another ring on their finger. he's been playing back home in the australia league after a one year stint with the lakers. meantime, the lakers have hit
the end of the road. a day after snoop dogg said he's not going to the games anymore, lebron's going to have a lot more free time on his hands. road trip!!! lebron can jump in snoop's laker mobile and cruise for new recruits! everybody else knows they're all goners after their loss to the clippers last night there's no way they're going to the playoffs. joanna gaines has always said she'd never leave waco for a job... but that was before j-lo called... remember i told you how a-rod bought j-lo a litte fixer- uppper: well here it is: a 6,.6 million pad on the beach in malibu.. what a dump. if anybody can turn this delapidated place in to a dream home i'm sure chip and joe can do it. i love what they do with 50 grand in texas, i can't wait to see what they do when the sky's the limit.
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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... 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.