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tv   KRON 4 News at 4am  KRON  March 12, 2019 4:00am-4:30am PDT

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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.
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(dave)a mainly dry cold front will pass through the bay area today. isolated showers are possible but the main impact will be gusty northerly winds along the coast and in the hills creating blustery conditions into this evening. high pressure builds wednesday through the weekend with dry and seasonably mild weather. next chance of rain returns by middle 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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two small earthquakes were recorded overnight in the bay area... the u-s geological survey says the first one happened around 10:15 in san ramon. that one was a 2 point 7 magnitude tremor. the second one was a 2 point 5 magnitude tremor that struck in unincorporated santa clara county near anderson reservoir just after 10:20. there are no reports of any injuries or damages. (robin) today... police in san jose could reveal more details on a suspect in the murder of a
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medical testing company manager. the body of 59-year-old bambi larson was found inside her home on the 900 block of knollfield way. she was stabbed in the neck and torso last month. police say more information about the investigaton will likely be released this morning. (robin) federal lawmakers including senator dianne feinstein are asking the federal aviation administration to ground all boeing 7-37 max 8 and max 9 airplanes. this comes after a crash in ethopia killed all 157 people on board. this is the same type of jet that crashed late last year... killing 189 people near indonesia.. now, as a growing number of arilines ground the boeing jet... the f-a-a is still allowing them to fly... however, the organization is ordering the company to make flight control system enhancements to both models in the next weeks. some federal lawmakers want the f-a-a to ground the planes until the investigation is
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complete...while travelers are split on the decision..
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appreciate the outpouring of love and support and they are asking for prayers. (robin) family and friends are mourning the loss of an oakland council woman's son.. after the 21-year-old was shot and killed over the weekend. no arrests have been made in the case. kron4's j-r stone has the story. 21 year old victor mcelhaney was remembered monday night at this small private event in west oakland. the son of oakland councilwoman lynette gibson mcelhaneywas shot and killed sunday...less than a mile from the university of southern california. the school that victor attended and where he studied music.sot police say that victor was walking down the street just after midnight sunday. it appears that he was the victim of an attempted robbery when a
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group approached him and shot him. angela wellman says victor used to call her his music mom. she's known him since he was 11. sunday she received a call from his dad about the shooting.sotvictor played the drums and went from a student at the oakland public conservatory of music to a mentor there. sotin fact even those at usc recognized his talent.sotin a statement councilwoman mcelhaney said " i miss my baby. please keep me, my family, and all of my son's friends in your thoughts and prayers. (robin) that was j-r stone
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reporting. at least three people are believed to have been involved in this killing down in los angeles. (robin) in national news... president donald trump's 4-point-7 trillion dollar budget proposal... calls for cuts to medicare and medicaid... and sharp increases in defense spending. mark meredith has the story. president trump's 4.7 trillion dollar budget calls for cuts to domestic programs like medicare and medicaidsharp increases in defense spending. "it strutsss vought is the white house's acting budget director.he says the proposal also includes an extra eight billion dollars for a border
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wall...and nearly 4-billion to pay back money snatched from military construction projects...as part of the president's national emergency..."we're taking steps with the national emergency to find pots of money to be used towards the wall, we also think its necessary to backfill some of those accounts" congressional democrats say much of the budget, including the wall request, will simply fail in congress....house speaker nancy pelosi urges suggests the president revisit recent history.pelosi wrote quote:"congress refused to fund his wall and he was forced to admit defeat and reopen the government. the same thing will repeat itself if he tries this again."but the white house says border security is just a small fraction of the budget which aims to cut xx from domestic programs. including welfare "this budget expands on the concept of work requirements, applies them to food stamps, to housing...to medicaid"
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congress will begin hearings on the president's budget requests this week. washington,meredith. (robin) house speaker nancy pelosi says she does not support impeaching president trump right now. the comments came in an interview with washington post magazine. she said impeachment would divide the country -- and quote -- "he's just not worth it." she also said she thinks trump is "ethically," "intellectually," and "curiosity-wise" unfit to be president. the comments are perhaps pelosi's strongest yet against impeachment. but she has signaled for months her resistance to pushing for it. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a shooting in santa rosa leaves two people dead... and investigators believe it was a murder suicide. (robin) plus... an officer behaving badly... caught on camera slamming a student to the ground... find out what witnesses say happened. (robin) and... the winter weather has brought in a lot
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of pot holes. we'll show you how san francisco road crews are trying to keep up (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. (dave)a mainly dry cold front
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will pass through the bay area today. isolated showers are possible but the main impact will be gusty northerly winds along the coast and in the hills creating blustery conditions into this evening. high pressure builds wednesday through the weekend with dry and seasonably mild weather. next chance of rain returns by middle of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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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) a c-h-p officer is in the hospital after he was hit by a car on u-s- highway 101 in san mateo. the 33-year-old officer was on his motorcycle when he crashed with a car just south of the third avenue interchange. both vehicles were headed south in the far right lane in slow traffic when the incident occured. the officer was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries....the other driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with police. (robin) police in mountain view have stopped what could have been a horrific situation at google. a man from maine threatened the company and traveled across the country to meet with company executives about taking his youtube channel down. kron4's michelle kingston has the story. (mk)33 year old kyle long
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arrested on sunday after making threats against google ... traveling from waterville maine to mountain view california to confront the company.katie nelson, mountain view police dept. spokeswoman "they learned that kyle was upset at google and at youtube for shutting down his youtube channel allegedly because it was demonetizing his videos and he was losing money." mountain view police say they first learned about kyle on friday after he was involved in a car accident and vandalized a gas station restroom in iowa.on sunday -- they were told that he was in california and threatened physical violence if his meeting with google didn't go well.they say kyle told iowa state troopers he was on his way to mountain view because google shut down his youtube channel.katie nelson, mountain view police dept. spokeswoman "i think there's a lot of 'what ifs' here, what could've happened and that's obviously the scariest part for a lot of people is you just don't know if this hadn't happened, what could've happened and with a lot of other incidences around the country involving campuses and protection of people we are just glad we were able to make this stop."just last year -- a suspected female shooter opened fire on youtube employees in san bruno -- wounding three workers -- before killing herself. mountain view police say this year, for this incident, they had a lot more information and are pleased they were able to stop long before anyone got
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hurt.katie nelson, mountain view police dept. spokeswoman "we are very aware that this is something that could potentially happen again and just the benefit of having a great working relationship with google is highly beneficial."michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"when police pulled long over -- they found three baseball bats in his truck. he is being held on 25-thousand dollar bail. we reached out to google for comment, but they didn't want to comment.in mountain view, michelle kingston, kron 4 news." (robin) the brothers who authorities believe took part in a staged attack on actor jussie smollett say they were betrayed by the celebrity. that's according to their lawyer gloria schmidt. in january, smollett told police he was attacked in chicago in an incident that ended with a noose around his neck. police initially investigated
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the case as a possible hate crime. smollet's attorney says the actor refused to sign a police complaint against the brothers after the incident because "he could not believe it." police detained the two brothers, and released them after learning smollet knew the men and possibly paid them to stage the attack. schmidt talked to cnn's anderson cooper about the investigation. (robin) smollett was recently indicted on 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct by a cook county grand jury. (robin) police in texas are investigating a school resource officer...after he was captured on cellphone video violently taking down a teenage girl outside a school. this video was taken friday at a high school in round rock. police say the student was involved in a fight with anotr r took her dow
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that fight is also under under investigation. (robin) the incident comes as the round rock independent school district brought up concerns in creating its own police force. (robin) the u-s is withdrawing all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in caracas, venezuela. u-s secretary of state - mike pompeo made the announcement last night citing the "deteriorating situation in venezuela". back in january the state department ordered all non-emergency government employees to depart venezuela amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the country. venezuela is struggling with an ongoing power outage...thousands of people are going to neighboring countries because of food scarcity and
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inflation. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a look at what all this winter rain is doing to the uvas reservoir where creeks have turned into waterfalls. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood the hollywood minute is coming up after the break.
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(robin) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... music's "royal couple" is receiving an award, but not for their music. david daniel has that and more in the hollywood minute. (nat)a big honor for beyonce and jay-z ! glaad is giving the iconic couple the vanguard award, for their longtime support of the l-g-b-t-q community, saying they "use their global platforms to share messages that inspire and change the world for the better." they'll be honored march 28th in l-a, at the 30th annual glaad media awards.(nat) more u-s movie-goers are buying their tickets online. vertigo research surveyed more than 100-thousand people as they left theaters throughout 20-18: the resulting report says online movie ticket purchases rose nearly 19- percent, while in-theater ticket sales fell more than five-percent. online buyers were more likely to go to the movies in groups, purchase concessions, and opt for premium showings, such as three-d or imax."we have to go to a party tonight.""what?" "nobody knows that we are fun." "we didn't party because we wanted to focus on school and get into good colleges, and it worked.""but the irresponsible people who partied also got into those colleges."here's your first look at "booksmart," about straight-a friends about to graduate who try to cram four years of high school partying into one night. the comedy is the feature directorial debut of olivia wilde, and opens may
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24th. in david daniel.hollywood, i'm 24th. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay 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. (dave)a mainly dry cold front will pass through the bay area today. isolated showers are possible but the main impact will be gusty northerly winds along the coast and in the hills creating blustery conditions into this evening. high pressure builds wednesday through the weekend with dry and seasonably mild weather. next chance of rain returns by middle of next week.
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