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( james ) that breaking news this morning. terror and tragedy in new zealand. at least 49 people are dead after a mass shooting at two different mosques in the city of christchurch. nearly 50 are in the hospital with gunshot wounds. at least three men are in custody in connection with the terror attack.( james )(ááá2 shotááá) good morning im james fletcher.( darya ) and im darya folsom. we'll have more on this breaking news story coming up in just a minute. but first we want to start with a look at weather and traffic. another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs boost well back into the 60's under continued sunshine. skies tomorrow and through the weekend will continue to remain dry with temperatures only getting warmer into the ekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) back to our breaking news. at least 49 people are dead after a mass shooting at two different mosques in new zealand.4 people are arrested.( james ) now police agencies across the world are reacting to keep people safe at places of worship.(ááádoubleboxááá) kron4's will tran is live at the new zealand consulate in san francisco. what are police in san francisco doing this morning?
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run out bullets you know so what i did was basically waiting and praying to god oh god please let this guy run out of bullets. and when it stopped first time i went but one guy was sitting just beside a wall and what he did was tell me no no no and then i went back again with the others. next thing the guy came and shoot this guy who told me not to get out. that was a sad moment and i know that guy and he shoot him straight in the chest."> thanks will.
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( james ) president ( james ) president trump has responded to the tragedy in new zealand. this morning he tweeted ... "my warmest he
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tweeted ... "my warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of new zealand after the horrible massacre in the mosques. 49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured. the u.s. stands by new zealand for anything we can do. god bless all!" ( james ) we first told you about this terrorist attack last night at 7-41 through the kron 4 mobile app. make sure you have it downloaded to stay up to date with any new developments throughout the morning. ( darya ) in the east bay ... three homes are destroyed in a fire that broke out in the small community of bethel island. take a look at the fire consuming a home on the 27-hundred block of taylor road. the fire broke out just before 6 o'clock last night. the fire ended up destroying 3 homes before it was contained around 8 o'clock. fire fighters believe propane tanks may be involved in the fires.
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residents are upset ... and accuse the lack of a fire department for contributing to the spread of the fire.
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evidence he's mentally incompetent to stand trial. today, they're scheduled to talk about the psychiatrist reports. ( james ) happening later this morning ... a crucial vote on whether the raiders will be playing in oakland next year. the oakland- alameda county coliseum authority will meet today to decide whether to allow the team to play at the colisuem for the 20-19 season, and possibly the 20-20 season. under the proposed plan, the raiders would pay 7-point-5 million dollars to call oakland home next season, and that number jumps to 10- point-5 million if they remain in the bay for the 20-20 season. the nfl says it cannot set its 2019 schedule until it finds out where the raiders will play their home games. ( james ) a heads up for commuters in the east bay... caltrans crews will be closing northbaound higway 680 just north of the benicia- martinez bridge. there will be various lane closures through out the day today. it will also be shitdown between 1 am and 5 a-m tomorrow morning. caltrans is warning people to be ready to use alternate routes during the closures.
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( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) happening today ... local high school and middle school students from across the bay area are planning to walk out of school to demand urgent action on climate change.( james ) kron4's sara stinson is live in petaluma where one of the rallies will take place this morning.sara? thanks sara.
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( darya ) happening now ... police are looking for a man who stabbed a victim during an attempted robbery in san rafael. the stabbing happened tuesday night in the 400 block of bahia way. the victim told police the attacker tried to steal a piece of his jewelry before he was stabbed multiple times.
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the attacker and another man who was with him ran away. the victim was treated at a local hospital. ( darya ) in the east bay ... four oakland police officers who fatally shot a homeless man with mental health issues ... have been placed on administrative leave. last march... 32-year old joshua pawlik was killed after police responded to reports of an armed and unconscious man lying between two homes. police say pawlik did not respond to their verbal commands. a federal monitor criticized the department's response ... saying the officers overracted to slight movements by pawlik. he also criticized the department's light punishment of the officers. ( james ) ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... an undocumented immigrant is charged for the murder of a san jose woman. find out how long he could spend behing bars. ( james ) and a major upgrade for bart passengers... as officials announce
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they'll be replacing old escalators. ( james ) and california is drought free for the first time in 7 years. but water officials are urging people not to get complacent. ( 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 ♪
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drought free. this is the latest map from the u-s drought monitor. there is still a little bit of yellow at the north and south ends of the state, but that is only what's considerered to be abnormally dry. the santa clara valley water district says there will not be water use restrictions this summer but this is a good time to prepare for the next drought. ( james ) a reminder -- the winter isn't over yet. the rainy season doesn't usually peak until april 1st and there is rain in the forecast over the next few weeks. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning
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news. let's get a check of the forecast. another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs boost well back into the 60's under continued sunshine. skies tomorrow and through the weekend will continue to remain dry with temperatures only getting warmer into the weekend. major hot spot major hot spot in pittsburg
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accident blocking several lanes.. 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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bart plans to replace dozens of broken down escalators in san francisco. this after a nearly one-hundred- million-dollar contract was approved by the bart board of directors.( james ) kron 4's gayle ong has the details of this new escalator contract and what it means for riders. this is rush hour at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco..at 5:45 p-m thursday - people lining up..not for a train..but the stairs..this is why..
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riders, constantly being met with an esclalator that's not working.">bart spokesperson alicia trost says this is one of 41 escalators in downtown san francisco that bart will repair, thanks to a 96-point- five million dollar contract approved by bart board of directors thursday. trost says current esculators at the embarcadero, montgomery, powell and civic center stations are made by different companies that are no longer in business... many of the units being replaced are the oldest in the entire bart system.the goal is to enhance rider safety and escalator reliability.trost tells us the nearly one-hundred- million-dollar price is actually under budget..
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money, it's outrageously expensive, but really it came far under that engineer's estimate so that is good for tax payers.">the escalator contract is funded by voter- approved measure r-r.plans for new installation is expected to happen next spring. ( james ) president trump plans issue his first veto ... after he was dealt a major blow from his own party. lawmakers passed a bill that would terminate his national emergency declaration to fund his border wall. 12 republicans sided with democrats and voted against president trump ... saying it's a matter of defending the constitution and the balance of powers. the bill is now headed to the president's desk ... where it would set the stage for what would be trump's first veto as president. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... we have new details on the man who was fatally shot by police following a robbery in the east bay.
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major hot spot in pittsburg accident blocking several lanes.. ( darya ) ( darya ) ( darya ) butterball is
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common symptoms of a salmonella contamination. ( darya ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... a horrific mass shooting at two mosques in new zealand ... claims the lives of at least 49 people. we'll have the latest details after the break. man's world? maybe for the men. lash volume that speaks volumes. lash blast mascara from covergirl 1 lash blast sold every 2.3 seconds metastatic breast cancer is relentless, but i'm relentless too. mbc doesn't take a day off, and neither will i. and i treat my mbc with everyday verzenio- the only one of its kind that can be taken every day. in fact, verzenio is a cdk4 & 6 inhibitor for postmenopausal women with hr+, her2- metastatic breast cancer, approved, with hormonal therapy, as an everyday treatment
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my name is jedda and my favorite thing about the grilled chicken club is the multigrain bun. it's toasted and then you get the cheese. so if you but really slowly you can literally taste every level of the sandwich. i don't eat very slowly, but if you do. my name is leslie. well i love the grilled chicken club sandwich because the grilled chicken. like, it's actually been on a grill. as soon as you grab it to go take your first bite, it's like just like, "psscheew". insanely good. that breaking news this morning. terror and tragedy in new zealand. at least 49 people are dead after
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a mass shooting at two different mosques in the city of christchurch. nearly 50 are in the hospital with gunshot wounds. 4 people are under arrest in connection to with the terror attack. three men, one woman. one of the men has been charged with murder and is expected to be in court for the first time today.( james )(ááá2 shotááá) we'll have more on this breaking news story coming up in just a minute.( darya ) but first we want to start with a look at weather and traffic. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... major hot spot in pittsburg accident blocking several lanes... bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs boost well back as daytime highs to look forward to another nice day
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another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs boost well back into the 60's under continued sunshine. skies tomorrow and through the weekend will continue to remain dry with temperatures only getting warmer into the weekend. (á2 shotá)
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(á2 shotá)( james ) back to our breaking news of the terror attack at two new zealand mosques.( darya ) at least 49 people are dead and nearly 50 are in the hospital with gunshot wounds. 4 people are under arrest. three men, one woman. one of the men has been charged. john lorinc has more. new zealand's prime minister calling it one of the "darkest days" in her country's history. jacinda ardern/prime minister, new zealand"clearly what has happened here is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence." dozens of deaths after shootings at two mosques friday afternoon, local time. lianne dalziel/mayor of christchurch"i never could believe that something like this would ever happen in the city of christchurch. but actually i would never believe that this would ever happen in new zealand."one witness said he was inside the mosque when the shooting began and that he
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heard the gunman "continuously shooting for ten to 15 minutes." a journalist also heard the shots.mos/witness "what i did was basically waiting and praying to god, 'please, let this guy run out of bullets.'"the injured were taken to the hospital for medical treatment.voice of peter bradley/ceo, st. john new zealand"injuries ranging from gunshot wounds to the head and face and arms, legs and torso and some soft tissue injuries."officials in u-s cities, including los angeles, minneapolis and new york say they will be adding extra security around mosques out of abundance of caution.i'm john lorinc reporting. ( james ) we first told you about this terrorist attack last night at 7-41 through the kron 4 mobile app. make sure you have it downloaded to stay up to date with any new developments throughout the morning. ( darya ) in the south bay. an undocumented immigrant accused of killing a san jose woman... could soon be serving a life in prison for her murder. prosecutors
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charging carlos carranza for murdering 59 year old bambi larson, inside her knollfield way home. carranza has been in and out of the criminal justice out of the criminal justice system several times. evidence includes surveillance video that shows him stalking larson and her neighborhood. carranza's dna was also found at the crime scene. ( darya ) in a statement, the family of bambi larson thanked police for their persistence in gathering the evidence necessary to arrest the person responsible for bambi's death. ( james ) this morning we
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have new details about the man who was fatally shot by police in san leandro. he has been identified as 41-year-old charles ballard. he was fatally shot by police after trying to drive away from scene of a store robbery on wednesday. officials say ballard was a convicted felon with an extensive criminal history. he had an active felony warrant ... and investigators believe that may have motivated his behavior.
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has been published which has been published monthly in san francisco since 1981. no cause of death was released. ( darya ) happening now... the santa clara county medical examiner is asking for help identifying this man. he died in militas back in september. he died of natural causes on piedmont road back on september 29th. the medical examiner released this sketch hoping somebody will recognize him. ( james ) in north bay -- a student at santa rosa junior college is charged with rape. police say -- 19-year-old brandon cortes from petaluma ... sexually assaulted a female student on monday at the school's library. cortes is in sonoma county jail. his bail is set at 126-thousand dollars. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... we're continuing to follow the college cheating scandal... a look at the new lawsuit
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the universities involved are now facing. ( james ) plus... here's a live look at i-80 in the sierra.we'll have an update on the snow conditions for the weekend. ( james ) and next... ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area 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..
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start maximizing today! ( robin ) major hot spot in pittsburg accident blocking several lanes.. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs boost well back into the 60's under continued sunshine. skies tomorrow and through the weekend will continue to remain dry with temperatures only getting warmer into the weekend.
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live look at i-80 in the sierra. the roads are clear and should make for an easy drive you head up there this week to enjoy the snow. more snow could be on the way this season. ( james )( darya ) ( robin ) checking ( robin )( darya )( james )( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads
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before you head out the door.. another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs boost well back into the 60's under continued sunshine. skies tomorrow and through the weekend will continue to remain dry with temperatures only getting warmer into the weekend. major hot spot in pittsburg major hot spot
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major hot spot in pittsburg accident blocking several lanes.. 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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(james) (james) the fallout from the college admissions cheating scandal is growing... two separate lawsuits have been filed now. lawyers are seeking 500-billion dollars in damages. kron 4's dan kerman has the latest. the class action lawsuit filed wednesday in san francisco superior court is filed by a bay area woman and her son against 45 parents, coaches,
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administrators and admissions consultants.in the lawsuit jennifer kay toy says her son "graduated with a 4.2 grade point average.... applied to some of the colleges where the cheating took place and did not get in.... i'm now outraged and hurt because i feel that my son... was denied access to a college not because he failed to work and study hard enough but because wealthy individuals felt that it was ok to lie, cheat, steal and bribe their children's way into a good college." the lawsuit alleges negligent infliction of emotional distress, civil conspiracy and fraud. the lawsuit suggests 1- thousand people participated in the cheating scandal and than 1-million people people have been affected. as a result the suits seeks damages totaling no less than 500- billion dollars.in the meantime, a federal class action lawsuit filed wednesday
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and amended thursday is filed on behalf of a 4 college students and their parents against admissions consultant rick singer and 8 universities including stanford that federal officials have tied to the bribery scandal. this students applied for admission to these universities they didn't receive what they paid for an "admissions process that was fair and free of fraud bribery, cheating and dishonesty." the lawsuit says anyone who paid an application fee to any of the universities but was denied admission get their application fee returned. ( james ) the shockwaves from this nationwide cheating scandal are still being felt....especially among students. city college... has a lot of students working on transfering to 4 year universities. those who have been keeping up to date on the college admission cheating scandal are shaking their heads at the news.
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someone's face on to somebody. it's disrespectful if you just want money it's money but it's one thing to say your kids an athlete, parents of the week their kids at 5 am to go to practice we have to travel all the time and on the road 24 seven sometimes>( james ) another student says she hopes those found guilty of these charges get actual jail time... rather than a slap on the wrist. ( james ) coming up in the next hour... theives break into a church in san francisco and steal a large safe. the church says they stole more than just money. we'll have the details in the next hour.
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (james) captain marvel is captain marvel is expected to dominate the weekend box office again. but a few new films are opening in wide release. david daniel has a preview. "they said it couldn't be done, but behold!""who said it couldn't be done?""they." "who's they?""wonder park" sees a girl's imagined amusement park come to life. the animated adventure is looking at an opening weekend worth eight-to-13 million dollars... enough to make it the top new movie, but just a start at earning back its reported 80-million-plus
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budget."nothing's gonna save our lives, stella. we're breathing borrowed air.""no, i refuse to believe that.""five feet apart" stars haley lu richardson and cole sprouse as hospitalized teens who are both brought together and kept apart by cystic fibrosis. the romantic drama should earn back its estimated seven-million-dollar budget quickly: it's looking at a six-to-10 million dollar debut. (nat) "we're facing a full- blown insurgency known as phoenix.""captivetate" stars john goodman and ashton sanders in a thriller about a rebellion against aliens occupying earth. it's not expected to "capture" much of an audience: it's tracking to open with just three-million dollars. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( james ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... the latest on the mosque shooting in new zealand that has killed 49 people... will tran has a live report on how it's affecting mosques here in the bay area. ( james ) plus... a major walkout happening worldwide and right here in the bay area... kron-4's sara stinson has a look at the reason they're striking.
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this is one of new zealand's darkest days.">( darya ) at least 49 people dead and dozens more injured after a gunman opens fire at two separate mosque in the new zealand town of christchurch.( james ) police say three people are in custody in connection with the shooting. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. we'll have more on that story in just a moment --- but lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... major hot spot in pittsburg accident blocking several lanes on wb 4 at bailey rd. traffic jammed out of antioch

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