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and a naked peeper is arrested in san jose. and its not the first time he's been caught. ill have the details in a live report. ( darya ) its international womens day ... and steph curry makes good on a promise to a little girl from the north bay. ( darya ) good ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)shower activity will
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continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during e day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. ( james )(ááá2 shotááá) our big story out of the south bay. a man who is a stanford lecturer is behind bars big story out of the south bay. a man who is a stanford lecturer is behind bars after he was seen peeping into several homes.. naked.( darya ) and this is not the first time he has been caught. kron4's sara stinson is live in the san jose with more.sara?
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in the south bay... san jose police have arrested a man seen peeping into several homes, while naked. a warning some people may find this video disturbing. we have blurred much of this video... but police say on february 15 and march 5th... 60 year old mark veregge was caught on surveillance video knocking on front doors and peeping into windows. it happened along meadowlands lane... and in a third incident... police say, veregge was wearing a dress as he approached a home. this isn't the first time he has been arrested for prowling... back in 2017 he was arrested on similar charges while he was a lecturer at stanford.
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thanks sara. ( darya ) in the east bay . a 10-thousand dollar reward is being offered to catch a masked gunman ... who stole laptops from customers inside an oakland coffee shop. the armed robbery happened at the "world ground" cafe. the gunman stormed the place and demanded the laptops from every customer inside. police are looking at security video from nearby businesses to find the robber. the owner says heard what was happening from the backroom and immediately called police.
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the owner says he's decided to re-open the cafe this morning, even though the robber is still on the loose. police say a blue pickup truck may have been involved in the robbery... but are still looking into that. ( darya ) happening now. police need help searching for 16-year-old boy with special needs ... who went missing in antioch. here are pictures of the boy. his name is kevin. he was last seen around 3 pm yesterday inside the lowe's store on lone tree way. kevin has a small hump in his back and walks slightly slumped over. he was last seen wearing a black jacket, black sweatpants and tan work boots. police say kevin likes to visit stores in the slatten ranch road area. ( james ) in the south bay. police are trying to
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figure out a motive behind the murder- suicide that claimed the life of a mother and her two young sons. here are pictures of the two boys who were killed by their mom. they are eric and kevin ... ages four and seven. neighbors are still in shock. they are trying to come to terms with what happened at the dent avenue apartment in san jose. ( james ) the two boys attended lietz elementary school. the district says, students there are being informed ... and that grief counselors are on hand. ( james ) suicide is complicated and tragic ... but experts say it is often preventable. yesterday we spoke with mego lien ... a sucide prevention manager in santa clara about the warning signs.
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( james ) here is the national suicide prevention lifeline. the number is 1-800-273-8255. the lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress. it also provides prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. ( darya ) more homes will be available for dozens of
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homeless and low income people... after the city of san francisco held a grand opening for a new apartment complex . the building has 38 one bedroom apartments, 38 two bedroom apartments and 7 three bedroom apartments. set to move in: 40 formerly homeless families and 43 low income families. at the ceremony, mayor london breed said that the city will build hundreds more affordbale housing units. ( darya ) in addition to housing there are also social services available in the building. ( darya ) in san francisco -- police are looking for two women accused of assaulting and robbing a bus driver yesterday in the twin peaks neighborhood. police say... the incident happened near the corner of burnett avenue and parkridge drive. a spokesman for the muni said, the bus driver was
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driving a 37-corbett bus, when she confronted the suspects for not paying the bus fare. that's when an argument started .. which escalated when the suspects started hitting the bus driver a number of times. then, they took the driver's backpack and fled. the two women are said to be 18- years old. the driver did not need to be hospitalized. ( james ) pg&e is again causing controversy. this time because it wants to give its employees bonuses. in a recent filing ... pg&e has asked a federal bankruptcy judge to allow them to give out 235 million dollars in bonuses to thousands of employees, among them vice presidents and managers. the request comes after the utility filed for bankruptcy. pg&e could be on the hook for billions of dollars for its role in california wildfires.
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some who have been waiting for more than 3 years>( james ) ( james ) pge has asked a bankruptcy judge to hold a hearing on the matter on march 27th. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... an increase in coyotes in bay area neighborhoods ... has officials and residents on high alert. ( james ) plus .. trump is set to visit alabama today ... as the state braces for more severe weather this weekend. ( james ) and here's a live look at i-80 in the sierra ... we'll break down the snow conditions for this weekend. ( dave ) and i am tracking
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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
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live look at i-80 in the live look at i- here's a ( james ) ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. (dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure
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returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end 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 bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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in the south bay... an increasing number of sightings of coyotes and mountain lions are being reported. officials want people to be aware of the wild animals. kron 4's gayle ong has the details. coyotes are on the move..you see one..two..coyotes running free..they were spotted wednesday morning...prowling the suburban streets of the saratoga hills..stalking deer.. you see the pair racing over people's driveways and mailboxes.but the deer moves in on them..rudy romero captured the whole thing on his cell phone..city officials say coyotes are not uncommon in saratoga..and if
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you come across a coyote, the city encourages residents to avoid eye contact and try to leave the area calmly..eric griesshaber (grease-hober) is a vetenarian in cupertino, he first spotted coyotes weeks ago in cupertino heights on his way to work.. another concern..mountain lions..wildlife officials caught this 60 pound female mountain lion after someone reported it crossing the area of parker ranch road..in saratoga..santa clara county sheriff's office is urging residents in cupertino and saratoga to be aware of these animals..as it's just the start of coyote season.. ( darya ) happening today.
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president trump will visit alabama to get a first-hand look at the damage done by the deadly tornadoes. the national weather service says 12 tornadoes struck alabama on sunday..... flattening trees and reducing structures to rubble. 23 people were killed by the deadly twisters. as residents and officials work on recovery efforts, parts of the state efforts, parts of the state are preparing for more severe weather expected to hit the state this weekend. ( james ) in other national headlines. president trump's former campaign chair paul manafort has been sentenced to 47 months in prison. manafort received a much shorter sentence than prosecutors had argued for. this sentencing is for convictions brought on by special counsel robert mueller's russia investigation. manafort
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had been convicted of eight counts, including five counts of tax fraud... failure to report foreign assests and defrauding two banks. manafort will receive a second sentencing next week .. in a separate case over witness tampering and conspiracy charged he pleaded gulity to last year. ( james ) president trump's former lawyer michael cohen is suing the trump organization. in the lawsuit ... he claims the trump organization broke a promise to pay his legal bills. cohen says he's owed nearly 2 million dollarsto cover the cost of his defense. cohen was convicted of lying to congress and tax crimes.he's set to begin a three-year prison sentence in may. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a homelessness problem in san jose... after some residents say they're too scared to even walk outside their neighborhood. ( darya ) and after the break... steph curry makes good on his promise to that little girl from the north bay. we'll take a look at the new shoe inspired by her. ( darya ) and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock.
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the redwoods to the redheads. 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. sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through.
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longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) warriors star steph curry has
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revealed a special curry 6 shoe in honor of international women's day. it was designed by 9-year-old riley morrison from napa.( james ) she's the girl who wrote a letter to curry ... expressing frustation that curry's shoes were not offered for girls. curry kept his promise to deliver a shoe inspired by riley. here is video from the under armour twitter ... of curry greeting and hugging riley.( darya ) the shoe is called the curry 6 "united we win". curry asked riley to add her personal touch to the design. it has a blend of deep purple and white. the sockliner features two girls playing basketball,
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surrounded by the words "be fearless," "girl power," "be the change," girls hoop too," and "rock the currys." the shoes are on sale now. ( james ) coming up next... the latest on the small measles outbreak in the bay area. why local doctors believe further spread of the disease is less likely. ♪ they say you should always listen to your heart. and where better to do that, than the island of ireland? after all, your heart is the best compass there is. so get out there and fill your heart with the stuff that keeps it beating. fill your heart with ireland. back to the kron four morning
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news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through.
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longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) for your health this morning. local doctors don't expect the measles to spread here in the bay area ... like it has in other states around the country.( james ) they credit tougher laws and policies for keeping the disease at bay. kron four's maureen kelly explains. we've essentially prevented measles cases by having this law in place the communicable disease programs chief for the contra costa county heath department is talking about sb 277.....a california law penned by a pediatrician turned state senator that aims to keep fewer non vaccinated kids from entering the school system. it stripped away the personal belief exception.....so now only kids with a medical reason can skip getting their shots before
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entering public and private schools....and even day care centers. contra costa county has seen an increase in the number of kids with vaccines entering kindergarten since the law went into affect in 2016.in our county we see several hundred more children who are protected from vaccine preventable diseases, state wide that probably equates to thousands of children we're gonna be safer and healthier and won't become ill from a vaccine preventable disease the state department of health says 95% of california kindergartners have gotten their required shots since the law went into effect....that's the highest reported level on record. because measles is so contagious......the infectious diesease expert i talked to compared it to a wildfire...we want to you know protect people from the vaccine similar to the way we want to eliminate drybrush because if there's a spark we can prevent it from spreading further and putting our community in danger and that's sort of what happens with measles when we have one case and we have enough people around that case who are vaccinated no other cases will develop but if there are many other
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unvaccinated or susceptible people around that measles case been at measles outbreak is going to continue spreading it largercalifornia is only one of three states in the u-s allowing only medical exemptions to vaccines...the other two are mississippi and west virginia.maureen kelly kron4 news (james) the outbreak of measles cases has caught the attention of u-s surgeon general jerome adams. he traveled to washington state ... where the first cases were confirmed ... to give his thoughts on the outbreak of measles. the cases are spreading across state lines. the northern-most county in oregon now has four confirmed measles cases. ( darya ) in the south bay... residents in one neighborhood -- say they're fed up and looking for
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solutions ... as more and more homeless move onto their sidewalks. right now -- there are dozens of shopping carts lining a san jose street -- and residents say nothing is being done about it. one resident says he has lived here for 10 years and says he's sympathetic because of the high cost of living in san jose. but as more and more homeless continue to move in ... its made it difficult to feel safe. ( darya ) the city of san jose is aware of the issue and say addressing homelessness is one of their highest priorities. ( darya ) stephon clark's family helped lead a rally at the state capitol in support of a proposed law that could change when police use deadly force. clark's grandmother and brother were front and center at the rally,
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urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would restrict when officers can use deadly force. the bill, a-b 392's, main author- assemblymember shirley weber- says police know how to use restraint.. she pointed to the arrest of the man accused of the parkland high school mass shooting last year. ( darya ) there is competing lethal force legislation... sb 230. the bill, supported by some law enforcement groups... calls for police to have more mental health training and response teams. niether the govenor nor the attorney general have taken a stance on
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either bill, but both are calling for change. ( james ) a federal judge in california is trying to ensure that migrants are fully protected by the u-s constitution. judges in the ninth circuit ruled today that immigrants seeking asylum in the u-s should be able to appeal if their claim is rejected. as current u-s law stands, if migrants don't have credible fear of persecution in their home countries and their claim is denied, they face expedited removal from the u-s. the appeals court says that law violates judicial rulings guaranteeing protection under the u-s constitution to non citizens. ( darya )( darya ) still ahead ...hackers are getting your personal information from major companies which are supposed to protect it. now more companies could be at risk. ( darya ) plus ... a number of state workers are refusing vacation time ... and all those extra work hours are costing the california a lot of money. ( dave ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest drier weather through the end of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) here is a live feed from space x. the "crew dragon" capsule is heading back down to earth after six days in space.dragon will reenter earth's atmosphere and splash down in the atlantic ocean earlier this morning ... the crew dragon capsule detached from the international space station. crew dragon is space-x's first capsule designed to carry humans.it launched atop a spacex falcon 9 rocket last saturday morning .
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( james ) ( darya ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. (dave)shower activity will
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continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast
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moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) two major companies say they're making changes after hackers stole their customer's data. marriott and equifax both admit ... hackers stole the personal information of millions of customers.( james ) but as kron 4's mark meredith reports... other major companies could be at risk of getting hacked. nat: "we deeply regret this incident..."the ceos of "marriott hotels" and credit monitoring giant "equifax" apologized to lawmakers for recent data breaches.in which hackers stole the personal data of literally hundreds of millions of customers... equifax ceo mark begor.mark begor / ceo, equifax"these attacks on us businesses are attacks on us consumers, and are attacks on america..." equifax says hackers accessed 143 million of its customers names, birthday's, and social security numbers.a senate report, released wednesday, accused equifax of neglecting cyber security issues for years.equifax's new c-e-o told
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lawmakers he's ready to make changes and spend at least a billion more on improving security."we deeply apologize" marriott says it's hack was even bigger--with 383 million accounts of its starwood brand potentially compromised worldwide... arne sorenson / ceo, marriott international "we're committed to determining it how it occured, supporting our affected guests, and enhancing security measures to protect against future attacks"lawmakers criticized both companies for not spotting the breaches sooner.delaware senator tom carper sen. tom carper / (d) delaware"the constant stream of data breach notifications, we see year in and year out, is a sign we can and should be doing a lot better"senator rob portman says both hacks prove congress needs to do more to address the crisis.sen. rob portman / (r) ohio"companies and government agencies alike, must take steps ( darya ) some california state workers are not taking any vacation time ... and that is costing the state big money.
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the los angeles times reviewed payroll data from the state controller's office ... it found, the state paid employees nearly 300- million dollars for banked time- off last year. more than 450 of those employees took home 100-thousand dollars or more. the analysis also found that infrequent enforcement of the rule, and an increasing number of state workers retiring ... led to a 60- percent rise in the number of six- figure payouts since 20-12. ( james ) coming up in the next hour... police draw their guns in a colorado neighborhood ... find out why the man they're aiming at says he did nothing wrong.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through.
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longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the week. (james) it's international women's day, and captain marvel flies into theaters to inspire girls and women of all ages. david daniel has a preview. "you ready?""higher further faster, baby.""that's right." here she comes to save the day! brie larson is marvel's first female superhero with her own movie. and "captain marvel," the weekend's only new wide release, is set to soar: forecasters expect a debut weekend of 125-million dollars or more. that would easily be the best opening weekend of the year so far, and the best debut for a stand-alone super-hero film since "black panther" last year. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( james ) coming up in the next hour. a naked prowler caughtn camera... and police say he's done this before.
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darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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(dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance

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