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tv   KRON 4 News at 430am  KRON  March 18, 2019 4:30am-5:01am PDT

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temperatures well above average well into the mid 70's for parts of the bay. enjoy today's weather as cooler weather is just around the corner with showers returning as well into the middle of the 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
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880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) the family of a vallejo man shot and killed by police says he was not alert at the time of his death. 20-year-old willie mccoy was killed last month at a taco bell drive-thru. last
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week, mccoy's family viewed the police body cam video from that night. they're now calling for the public to see it as well. kron4's dan thorn spoke with mccoy's family members the family of 20 year old willie mccoy says the aspiring rapper was not alert when police shot and killed him. sot: willie was unarmed. he was never coherent they shot him all of those times while he was asleep. mccoy's cousin david harrison says he viewed the police body cam shown by vallejo police last week. harrison says the police never identified themselves when calling for willie to raise his hands and quickly fired.. sot: he was executed by firing squad you know we heard the barrage of shots..how many shots does it take to stop a threat? on the night of february 9th vallejo police say they found mccoy unresponsive at a taco bell drive thru with a hand gun in his lap. police say when they arrived they boxed-in his car to prevent any sudden movements.they say mccoy woke up but did not listen to their
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commands..while watching the video harrison says it appears the police were not sure what to do..sot: one cop said to the other cop after he told him the gun was not loaded he said well if he moves you know what to do. and then he said this..harrison says that gesture shows the police were not concerned with keeping mccoy alive. the family's attorney was not allowed to view the police body cam video. but harrison wants the video be released so the public can see what happened. ( robin ) that was dan thorne reporting. the family viewed the body cam video last wednesday... the same day the vallejo police chief announced he's retiring. the taco bell where the shooting happened has not reopened since the shooting. . mccoy's cousin says these are clear examples that no one wants to be involved with what has happened. ( robin ) in the east bay... a man is in the hospital after he was shot in the head early this morning in
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oakland. police found the victim at 96th avenue and sunnyside street. the shooting happened just after one a-m. no word on the victim's condition. police have not arrested any suspects. ( robin ) the placer county sheriffs office says a vallejo man died while snow-boarding in the sierra. the body of 40 year old danieson crowder was discovered on the slopes at northstar last week. that's the same day he was reported missing. the sheriff's office says he went snowboarding alone days bfore he was found. ( robin ) a san francisco man is accused of tossing a puppy down a trash chute..causing severe injuries. last month, rocky was was found buried under feet of garbage in a dumpster at an apartment complex. the dog was dehydrated and suffered from a severely broken back leg... unfortunately, veterinarians determined the leg had to be amputated. 59-year-old ronald jones is accused of beating the dog and throwing
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it down 3 story trash chute.. rocky spent 4 days and 4 nights without any food or water... ( robin ) rocky is now receiving care from a foster facility. ( robin ) a 12-year-old boy in vacaville was stabbed over the weekend while trying to stop a fight. it happened friday evening in the 300 block of mono drive. police say two men were arguing with another man when the child tried to intervene. the 12-year-old was cut on the arm..one of the men was also stabbed.. they both are expected to be okay. ( robin ) police believe alcohol may be a factor in a deadly crash. a minivan and a honda civic collided on central avenue near blacow road yesterday evening. a passenger in the honda died at the scene. police say the driver of the minivan jumped out of the car and ran away.
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officers were able to find and arrest the supsect...their identity has not been released. ( robin ) new this morning... we are learning more about the man accused of plotting an attack against google emplpoyees in mountain view. 30-year-old kyle long was arrested in mountain view after an iowa state trooper warned them that long was on his way to google. long was on his way to mountain vuiew from maine. this morning we are hearing from the iowa trooper who alerted mountain view police. angelina salcedo has the story. (nats)it was a normal call to respond to: one vehicle in the ditch at the 92 mile marker of i-80.trooper ryan zenor/ iowa state patrol"the vehicle was running, the windows were down, the radio was on and there was no one around."that was the first red flag for trooper zenor.sot trooper - "that is not typical, somebody that is in danger, or does wreck, usually calls."after
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running the truck's license plate, cops found out long was from maine and has a violent past.trooper ryan zenor/ iowa state patrol"they immediately put me in an officer safety alert - meaning this subject had diagnosed mental disorders, was extremely violent."meanwhile long was at the nearby kum and go waiting for a tow truck when troopers circled back to question him. (nats)trooper: "what did you say you're going down to california for?"long: "a business meeting at google headquarters."trooper: "where's all your luggage and stuff?"long: "this is it!" officers had no reason to arrest him, so they let him go to california.but they weren't completely done with the case. trooper ryan zenor/ iowa state patrol"he never just came out in kindf worked around it that if they wouldn't have this going to make a meeting happen.that was kind of the final, this information must get passed on."so trooper zenor called police in california.trooper ryan zenor/ iowa state patrol"i relayed to them, 'i really think this subject has thoughts and he could actually harm someone.'" hours later police in california arrested long for
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making threats toward google employees.back home in iowa, trooper zenor was relieved trooper ryan zenor/ iowa state patrol"i truly believe i was just doing my job. i truly feel like anybody, any other officer in this situation would've handled and done that extra work." ( robin ) police in mountain view say long was mad at youtube -- because his videos were deleted, preventing him from earning money. they also found three baseball bats in long's trunk. police are holding him on suspicion of making criminal threats. ( robin ) thousands of dollars are on the way to irvington high school's annual charity basketball game. super bowl champion and fremont native robert turbin was back in town to put on the event. last season was rough for turbin... he was injured for parts of it and then the indianapolis colts released him before the season was over. despite that, turbin invited three time olympic gold medalist will claye, and his former college teammate and current n-f-l
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player bobby wagner to join him.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. more sunshine and more temperatures well above average well into the mid 70's for parts of the bay. enjoy today's weather as cooler weather is just around the corner with showers returning as well into the middle of the week. 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.
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richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) a woman is searching for answers now that her mother's remains have finally been identified.. caitlyn cj johnson had been looking for her birth mother
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for decades.... caitlyn was taken away from cindy bilardi because of her mother's substance abuse and homelessness. bilardi was last seen by her family in 1989.... then in april of 1991 some contruction crews breaking ground at the premium outlet mall in vacaville came across the body of a woman. police had been trying to identify her since then... new technology allowed for a better read of a fingerprint that investigators initially ruled unsuable. police say bilardi would often hitchhike from san jose to santa rosa....but it doesn't explain how she turned up in vacaville.
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play but the cause of death could not be determined. police have been considering this a suspicious death case.. ( robin ) the san francisco giants invited the paradise high school baseball team to play against corning high school at oracle park this weekend. it was an opportunity to bring together butte county residents who were affected by the devastating camp fire. kron 4's gayle ong has the story. it's not a typical away game for paradise high school..many of the players suffered extreme loss and devastation from the deadly camp fire in november. students, athletes and families from butte county gathered at oracle park for a special game hosted by the san francisco giants.the idea came from a simple suggestion from a parent reaching out to the giants..
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was your normal life. that was your day to day life and to go through something so devastating that's taken away from you, today is just a success to have them out here just to have any type of normalcy.">and so, a month and a half later..this mom was moved to tears.as she made it just in time to watch her twin boys play at the ballparkthere was also support from the opposing team, in this case, corning
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high school. the event was free and fans who attended the game received this paradise strong t-shirt.. mike greer put his shirt on right away,he is the president of paradise unified school district.at least for this game, their troubles are eased. (robin) coming up on the kron
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four morning news at 5 a-m... two freeway shootings in the east bay and one turns deadly. we have the latest details coming up at the top of the next hour. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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( robin ) in entertainment
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news... there were a couple of surprises at the weekend box office. david daniel has the top five. "a madea family funeral" fell two spots to fifth place, on ticket sales of eight-point-one million dollars. "how to train your dragon: the hidden world" took fourth place, earning nine-point-three million dollars for a domestic total of 136-million."what are you doing? will? will, no, please, get down!"the romantic drama "five feet apart" opened in third place with a better-than- expected 13-point-two million dollars.(nat) "no way!"(nat) "wonderland is now open!"the weekend's top new movie, "wonder park," also overperformed, opening with 16-million dollars."name of your first pet?""mr. snoofles." "mr. snoofles?""that's what i said."to no one's surprise, "captain marvel" retained the top spot: 69-point-three million dollars gave the superhero flick 266-million domestic in 10 days. in hollywood.
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( robin ) there was no powerball winner over the weekend. the next jackpot, set for wednedsay is now at $550 million. the winnng numbers selected saturday night for the $495 million jackpot were 30, 34, 39, 53 and 67 and the powerball is 11. ( robin ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... roadwork on 880 will lead to overnight closures. we will tell you how long the closures will last. ( robin ) plus... an east bay school principal is in critical condition after being shot. and police say his wife is responsible. ( robin ) plus -- san francisco takes action to protect bicyclists. but one group says it is not enough. enough. for 50 years, cracker barrel
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here's to you. ( james ) good morning i'm james fletcher.( will ) and i'm will tran lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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more sunshine and more temperatures well above average well into the mid 70's for parts of the bay. enjoy today's weather as cooler weather is just around the corner with showers returning as well into the middle of the week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.

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