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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 weekend. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. accident nb 17 at sugarloaf
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( darya ) ( darya ) back to our breaking news. at least 49 people are dead after a mass shooting at two different mosques in new zealand. four people are in custody.( james ) san francisco
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police say they are stepping up patrols around mosques out of an abundance of caution. kron4's will tran is live in san francisco with the latest. will? thanks will. ( james ) goveror ( james )
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thanks will. thanks will. thanks will. thanks will.
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( james ) goveror newsom has responded to the tragedy in new zealand. this morning he tweeted ... "pittsburgh, charleston, quebec, new zealand - no one should have to fear going to their place of worship. the hate that has fueled these horrific and cowardly acts must be called out. california stands with new zealand and muslims everywhere." ( 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
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developments throughout the morning. ( darya ) breaking overnight... one man is dead after a hit and run in santa rosa. the driver involved still on the loose... after hitting a man westbound on state highway 12 and rincon road. the crash closed down the westbound lanes of state highway 12 for several hours. the man was pronounced dead at the scene. investigators now looking for a blue 2006 mitsubishi raider pickup truck. ( 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. residents are upset ...
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because there is no fire department on the island.
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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 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. ( darya ) democratic presidential candidate kamala harris now says there should be a federal moratorium on executions. the senator... who is from oakland... made the statement during a radio interview yesterday. this came a day after governor gavin newsom granted reprieves for more than 700 death row inmates when he signed an executive order placing a moritorium on executions in california. harris went on to say that if she were president... there would be no executions. ( darya ) happening now ... police are looking for a man who stabbed a victim during an attempted robbery in san rafael. the stabbing
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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. 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. ( darya ) still ahead on
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the kron 4 morning news ... the latest on the undocumented immigrant accused of killing a san jose woman in her own home. the message that the victim's family has for police this morning. ( darya ) and a major upgrade for bart passengers... as officials announce they'll be replacing old escalators. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. it's a deal so good, it will make everyone a fish lover.
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you get 100%, wild-caught alaska pollock breaded with panko bread crumbs and topped with tartar sauce. plus, hot and salty fries and a drink. for just $4.99! the $4.99 fish sandwich combo.
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it's a deal so good, it will make everyone a fish lover. you get 100%, wild-caught alaska pollock breaded with panko bread crumbs and topped with tartar sauce. plus, hot and salty fries and a drink. for just $4.99! the $4.99 fish sandwich combo. 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.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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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
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less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( 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. (á2 shotá)( james ) if you used bart in downtown san francisco any time recently --- you've probably run across escalators out of service or being repaired.( darya ) bart is now working to fix them thanks to a new hundred million dollar contract approved by the bart board of directors. the current escalators at the embarcadero, montgomery. powell and civic center stations are all made by different companies... that are no longer in business.
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meaning the parts they need to fix them are no longer available. bart says there are 41 escalators across downtown san francisco that will be replaced by one company... making getting new parts easier in the future. and bart says the one hundred million dollar price tag is actually under budget. ( darya ) the escalator contract is funded by voter-approved measure r-r. plans for new installation is expected to happen next spring. ( darya ) for your money this morning... the american public is still not sold on self driving cars. and the business fallout from the college admission scandal has begun.jane king is live at the
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nasdaq with those stories and more. ( jane )good morningtarget is distancing itself from the mossimo label amid the admissions scandal.the label was created by the husband of lori laughlin and father of two girls allegedly admitted to u-s-c via bribes.sephora has also cut ties with one of the daughters who has a business relationship with them as an instagram influencer.finally, lawsuits have now been filed by current college students against universities accusing them of devaluing their degrees. walmart is jumping into the tablet business, and it's yet another signal that the retail giant is getting serious about tech products.bloomberg was first to report that the upcoming product would be "inexpensive," "kid-friendly," and powered by google's android os.not much else is known but they are expected to be low cost.and a new survey finds 71 percent of americans are still leery of self-driving cars.triple a says it's about the same percent as a year ago and up from 2017.there's been
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virtually no increase in public acceptance even as automakers and tech giants are pouring billions into driverless technology.live from the nasdaq marketsite, i'm jane king back to. you ( darya ) thanks jane ( james ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... a major walkout happening worldwide and right here in the bay area... find out why hundreds of students are expected to strike. ( james ) plus new details on the man fatally shot by police... and what they say he was doing moments before the shooting. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge (ácommercialá) ross spring dress event is here-finally!
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and some of them can't do anything about it. but you can. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. 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. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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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 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
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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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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. 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. . 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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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
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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.( james ) san francisco police say they are stepping up patrols around mosques out of an abundance of caution. (ááádoubleboxááá) kron4's will tran is live at a mosque in san francisco. will?
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waiting
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let this guy run out of bullets.'" "after three - four minutes we heard the firing and it was from the main entrancethe main entrance of the building. and then everybody just run towards the back door, just to save themselves. > thanks will.
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( 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 ) an undocumented immigrant has been charged with murdering a 59-year-old south bay woman prosecutors charging carlos carranza for the death of bambi larson, inside her knollfld way home. carranza has been in and 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.
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will hold him accountable for this brutal murder so he can die in prison...">( darya ) in a 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. ( 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. ( james ) ( james ) coming up after
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the break... two new lawsuits from the college cheating scandal... with one of the cases demanding millions of dollars from the universities invovled. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) 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. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 bridge wb 80 is spots. bay
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yes for less. 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. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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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 ) the fallout from the university bribery scandal is growing... after two separate lawsuits were ( james ) the fallout from the university bribery scandal is growing... after two separate lawsuits were filed yesterday. one against the universities in question and the other from a bay area parent. the lawsuits accuse universities with negligent infliction of emotional distress, civil conspiracy and fraud. suggesting that 1-thousand people participated in the cheating scandal and that more than 1-million people have been affected. as a result the suits seeks damages totaling no less than 500- billion dollars. in the second lawsuit... students
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and parents want those universities involved... to pay back application fees for those denied college admission. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning buzz... a 49er legend is now linked to the college admissions scandal. and tiger woods gets a few lucky bounces off the trees at the players championship. (ácommercialá)
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( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning 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.
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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. 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 ) the nation's top college
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basketball bounces back in new and improved shoes.. nike made sure of that.. can you imagine if zion had another blowout? while he was rehabbing his knee.. nike sent their top people to china and came back with these super-sneakers strong enough to support zion's massive size and supererior play.. zion put them to the test with an explosive return... he's been gone for a month from the knee inury he got when he ripped through his shoe.. and boy did duke miss him.. they lost half of their games without him.. the freshman freak of nature shot a perfect 13 for 13 in duke's 84-72 win over syracuse. zion's 29 points led all scorers plus he had five steals and 14 rebounds and reminded the world why everybody in the nba wants him on their team. but a slip of the foot could have derailed all of that.. when syracuse opponant frank howard tried
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to trip him! people who watch sports much more closely than me say this kind of thing happens but it's a travesty that should draw more than a t.. (sot) ( darya )while we're on the subject of cheating.. that guy who ran a college admissions scam had a lot of famous clients.. but some of them were legit.. including joe montana... he has four kids.. they're are all grown up and out of college know.. but turns out he did used the company in question when they were applying to schools.. here's his tweet: montana says he used rick singer's company for minimal consulting services to help his kids with the college application process but they got in due to their hard work and their merit.phil mickelson was also
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used singer's company... his oldest daughter goes to brown and his other two kids are 15 and 17. he says.. his family is one of thousands that got college counseling and was shocked to here the revelations about the bribes and the cheating.. he says with his kids grades, outside activities, and worldly views have colleges recruiting them and his kids would disown him if he ever tried to interfere. phil coulda used a little help at the players tournament yesterday.. he was worse than tiger.. which is saying a lot.. because tiger was sooo bad.. tiger ended the round two under par.. but it wasn't pretty getting there.. he hit at least three in to the trees.. and one into the water.. not much you can do in the drink but lucky for him he got a few bounces off the trees.. and i know lots of you are rooting for tiger.. but doesn't it also give you a little hope for yourself when
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you see the pros can sometimes hit as bad as you? (dar with james) like golf has to be the only sport where a pro can actually look like they have no idea how to play.. i know a basketball player can miss a shot.. but when would you ever see them just heave it over the backboard. ( darya ) and then you ( darya )and then you get a reminder when the pros do something you will never do.. look at this look at this hole.. you either hit the water or the green.. ryan moore not only hits the island,.. he makes a hole in one. (ácommercialá)
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♪ (james) 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 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
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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.""captive state" 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. the ross spring dress event is here-finally! so you can say yes to the biggest selection of the season. yes! or stop and ask yourself, "can i afford both?" at these prices, oh, yeah.
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or find a look that's, like... wow ...at a price that's, like... whoa. that's yes for less. seriously, 20 to 60 percent off department store prices! more new dresses means more reasons to say yes. at the ross spring dress event. on now! yes for less. tto harrison, the wine tcollection.. 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. ( james ) that breaking news this
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morning. terror and tragedy in new zealand. at least 49 people are dead after mass shootings 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) 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. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james lets start the morning with a check of weather another nice day to look forward to as daytime highs

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