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major hot spot in sf accident wb 80 to nb central closed. sweepers on scene
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our cooling trend into the start of spring tomorrow has
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begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even cooler temperatures. are looking for the man who broke into a family's home, and snuck in the baby's room before making off with
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thousands of dollars worth of electronics. the vicitm's sister says the burglar broke into the home on cotta way sunday morning. the burglar is seen quickly sneaking into her nephew's room while the 1 year old is resting..his 4 year old sister and mom were also fast asleep at the time.. it appears the man came in through the back window after destroying the screen. she says the man targeted the home after her sister's husband left to go for a morning run. when he returned he noticed the surveillance cameras had been tampered with and things were missing.. ( will ) vallejo police are handling this investigation. the man stole a phone, mac books, headphones and an ipad.. the burglar apparently left behind some gloves which could be used to identify the suspect through d-n-a testing.
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( james ) breaking news we are following this morning... two men are dead after an r-v fire in the town of dixon. the fire started around 4:25 this morning. 2 other people suffered serious burns. the two who died were inside the r-v. the other two were outside. they were taken to the hospital with 2nd and 3rd degree burns. ( james ) in the east bay... police are investigating three freeway shootings that happened in three days. none of the shootings appear to be related ... but police say the victims were targeted. 25-year-old destinee hillery was killed saturday. the antioch woman was found shot to death in her car on eastbound highway 4 near the willow pass road off ramp. california highway patrol investigators believe this shooting was gang related. just hours after that shooting ... police say a 24 year old woman was shot in the leg on highway 580 near airway boulevard -- in what may have been sparked by road rage. and then yesterday,
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on 80 west - just east of mcdonald avenue -- another driver discovered a bullet hole in their car. no arrests have been made. ( james ) and investigators looking into saturday's deadly highway shooting may get some help from a network of cameras that have been installed along the highway 4 and interstate 80 corridors. kron 4's maureen kelly reports that there is still some work to do on this project that has been years in the making. today caltrans crews work to replace the guardrail that was crashed into when 25 year old destinee hillary's silver honda plowed into saturday after 2pm on the willow pass off ramp of eastbound 4....it was after officers responded to the crash that they found bullet holes in her car..... it's a freeway that now has more eyes on it.....because of a network of equiptment meant to aid investigators it's up on highway 4 and highwaty 80 and it's called our freeway security network systemthey include cameras.....shot spotter technology and liscense plate readers...that were put in place after a number of shootings on freeways in the east bay....they are also in place on the highway 80 corridor ....althought law enforcement won't specify how many there
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are...or where they are placed for security reasons.they are operational and it is a great resource and tool that we can use to try to find out where shots were possibly fired to locate them which can help us pinpoint our investigationit's a network that's been coming together over the last several years.....right now the wireless backbone of the system is going in....which will send all of the intel being picked up into a central command center in pittsburg. the system is expected to be fully operational in june....and it won't end there...mary knox the senior deputy district attorney for contra conta county tells me she is continuign to apply for state and federal grants in order to get more equiptment installed...and continue increasing coverage on the roadways.....maureen kelly kron4 news. ( will ) happening today... the contra costa count board of supervisors will consider a proposal for automated license plate readers in the discovery bay area. a spokesperson for
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the contra costa county sheriff says the county wants to install 21 cameras along highway 4 and bixler road. police say suspects often flee to discovery bay because it is so close to highway 4. they are hoping that license plate readers can help police identify some of these suspects. ( james ) happening today....teachers in dublin could decide to strike if a deal is not reached with the district.( will ) teachers voted to authorize a strike last week. kron 4's sara stinson is joining us now live from dublin to tell us just how close they are from walking out of the classrooms and on to the picket lines today - teachers are standing in solidarity wearing green and black as negotiations continue between the dublin unified school district and teachers association.98 percent of the association agreed on friday to authorize a strike if teachers believe the mediation has been exhausted.teachers say they are becoming fed up with negotiations as they've been
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going on for 11 months. teachers are asking for managable class size caps, better staffing ratios for counselors, as well as a compensation that will attract educators to the school district. teachers specifically want a three percent salary increase - the district has proposed a two percent raise.so a strike is pending today as mediation continues - we will have to continue to follow the progress made.live in dublin, sara stinson, kron four news. ( james ) thanks sara
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( will ) a former president of peru was arrested in menlo park on suspicion of being drunk in public. alejandro manrique was arrested after he allegedly caused a disturbance and restaurant staff asked him to leave. he allegedly refused and police were called. manrique was booked into the county jail and released monday morning. he lives in los altos. before his release, sheriff's officials were contacted by interpol about possible charges against manrique in peru. sheriff's officials said they followed up with interpol and learned that charges against the former president in peru do not authorize his arrest in the u.s. ( will ) another big story we are following this morning... an oakland man is under arrest and accused of trafficking teenage girls for sex. malik malveaux was arrested in santa ana. he was arrested in a he was arrested in a motel room with
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twoo teenage girls. they were 13 and 15 years old. a day earlier police also found a 16-year-old victim. social services has reached out the the victims to provide them with the help they need. ( james ) new this morning....the contra costa county sheriff's office is giving us a look at the moment a helicopter crew rescued a hiker near lafayette. crews received a report over the weekend of an elderly hiker injured on the acalanes trail. rescuers located the victim within minutes...and were able to evaluate the victim. they had to hoist the victim to the helicopter because of the steep terrain in the area. the victim was then taken to a hospital. no word on their condition this morning. ( will ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a warning for parents as a kidnapping scam spreads across california. ( will ) and ... students and teachers are in shock after learning that their prinicpal is in the hospital fighting for his life. ( will ) and after the
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break... officers are calling it a dangerous route in the south bay. why one particular highway is seeing more crashes. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. our cooling trend into the start of spring tomorrow has begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even
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cooler temperatures.
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major hot spot cleared in sf accident wb 80 to nb central is back open. big rig fire at the top of the altamont wb 580 before north flynn the two right lanes are closed causing major delays out of tracy
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in the south bay... there's been a recent spike in crashes along highway 17. in january and feburary -- there were 228 crashes on highway 17 between los gatos and scotts valley. that's the most in a decade and three times the rate on other state roads wth similar traffic patterns according to the group "safe on 17." several people were injured and three people died in the first two months of the year, which is often the number of fatalities in an entire year. and it's not just the bad
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weather that has caused an uptick in accidents... c-h-p says another problem is distracted driving. happening now... police in california are warning parents about virtual kidnapping scams. the waring comes after officers say two victims near laguna beach received calls... claiming their daughters had been abducted-- and would be harmed... unless money was wired to a mexican bank account. the calls happened within a 24-hour period. police say the calls were hoaxes-- and there were no abductions. one of the victims paid five-thousand dollars before learning his daughter was safe. ( james ) new this morning... ariana grande wants her fans to take part in the political process. the singer has joined forces with an organization called headcount....and they are helping concert-goers to get registered to vote. fans can get registered at one of grande's shows. those too
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young to vote right now can get a reminder on their 18-th birthday. grande's "sweetener world tour" started last night in albany, new york. she'll perform in san jose on may 2nd. ( james ) for your money this morning... walmart is getting rid of its price matching guarantee. and one thing is keeping people from working part time. jane king is live at the nasdaq with those stoires and more. ( jane )good morningmany americans working full time would rather work part time but can't due to health care costs.they include single mothers, baby boomers approaching retirement and disabled people.it had been rising the first few years after the affordable care act took effect in 2014 and provided part-time and freelance workers, as well as the unemployed, less expensive health insurance options than they previously had.the white house is calling on congress to cap how much graduate students and parents of undergraduates can borrow in federal student loans.a proposal it said is aimed at curbing rising college costs. limits vary based on how close
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er may 14th.walmart said it's ending the program because it already offers the lowest prices in most cases.outraged customers have accused walmart of killing the program to save money.the popular price-matching tool that automatically refunded customers for any price differences between walmart and its competitors.apple surprised everyone and announced two new ipads.the 499 ipad air and the 399 dollars ipad mini. were revealed.both have pencil support and faster processers. the introduction of the new ipads comes ahead of apple's expected video streaming service next week.live from the nasdaq marketsite, i'm jane ing back to you ( james ) thanks jane ( will ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... one east bay city is taking steps to try and get the homelss off the streets. ( will ) and one year after stephion clark was fatally shot by police... his and here's a live look
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start of spring tomorrow has
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begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even cooler temperatures. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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one year after police fatally shot stephon y by pushing for a new law. attorney benjamin crump and activist al sharpton joined the family on the steps of the state capitol monday... the group called on state lawmakers to pass a-b-3-92, which allows police to use deadly force only when absolutely necessary. they're also urging for legislation requiring evidence from officer-involved shootings to always be presented to a grand jury for public record....something sacramento's district attorney chose not to do.
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ago but you can't kill a movement."> officers shot the unarmed 22-year old - after mistaking his cell phone for a gun. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... more calls for action after the san francisco giants c-e-o was caught on camera wresting his wife to the ground over a phone. (ácommercialá)(áábre ( will )(james) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... our cooling trend into the start of spring tomorrow has begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even cooler temperatures.
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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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( will ) a big story we're tracking... calls are mounting for san francisco giants c-e-o larry baer to face discipline after a video surfaced showing a physical altercation between him and his wife.( james ) several groups and now even the mayor of san francisco are weighing in. kron 4's dan kerman has the latest. the calls for punishment against larry baer are mounting following this very public physical altercation between the giants president and his wife.monday san francisco mayor london breed issued a statement saying "major league baseball needs to send a message that any and all acts of violence against women is unacceptable....while mr. baer has apologized and expressed remorse for his behavior, it does not excuse his actions and it does not erase what transpired. the mayor's statement follows a letter written to major league baseball on friday by a bay
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area coalition advocating an end to violence against women. sot andrea shorter/do what's right mlb coalition :34we want to make sure as we move forward this doesnt get swept under the rug or they want to move past it and pretend it didnt happenin the letter titled do what's right mlb, the coalition calls on the commissioner to issue a 1. public reprimand, a 2. significant suspension , a 3. substantial financial penalty , and 4. requirement to complete treatment for domestic violence sot kathy black/la casa de las madres 1:01these steps are necessary send a message to the community that if you are an owner manager or executive you will not get treated differently than a player major league baseball is currently investigating the our request for comment. iment perspectives expressed.... we take this matter te their concerns. because it is currently under review, we have no further comment at this time."as for baer he
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remains on indefinite leave from the giants organization. standup dan kerman/sf 137the san francisco district attoreys office is also conducting a review of the incident at this time they dont have an update on that review. in sf dan kerman kron 4news ( james ) in the east bay... teachers and students at a pittsburg school are reacting after learning that their principal was shot. police beelieve he was shot by his wife. teachers and students are sending principal paul shatswell get well letters and prayers. police say shatswell was critically wounded during a domestic violence incident at his home this weekend. the incident has left people at the pittsburg adult education center in disbelief. ( james ) shat-swell is a pittsburg native and father of eight. his wife was arrested and booked for
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attempted murder. ( james ) in the east bay -- elected officials and religious leaders are launching a program for homeless people who live in their cars in oakland. the program will open overnight safe parking lots. each site will feature an on-site security guard, portable toilets, hand-washing stations, drinking water, and security cameras. alameda county supervisor wilma chan spoke with us about the program. ( james ) officials say there are 27- hundred homeless people in oakland, including 19-hundred who don't have any shelter at all. participants in the program must sign a code of conduct and must leave the parking lots by 8:30 each morning. she said they can bring their vehicles to the lots between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. each night. more than 27-hundred
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tons of debris have been collected in the lower russian river area around guerneville. clean up efforts are still underway folldevastating in an effort to help things along -- sonoma county officials did extend their clean up aid to businesses owners for the remainder of the week. it's not just the homes and business that are in need of clean up -- conservationists say it goes much further than that. they say the impact the floods had on the russian river need to be a focus. some 300 volunteers are expected to come out saturday to help with the river, beach k are hoping more folks will
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come to lend a hand. ( will ) students at santa clara university the new zealand mosque shootings last friday. at least 50 others were wounded. the suspected gunman livestreamed 17 minutes of the massacre on facebook. he is australian and has been described as a white nationalist who in a manefesto said he is an extrememist. yesterday, speakers at the vigil in the southbay called the shootings heinous and premeditated. ( will ) the dozens of people who showed up at this event were all of different faiths and religions.
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( james ) now to the latest on the college admissions cheating scandal. university of southern california students who are tied to the scam ... have been blocked from registering for classes or getting transcripts. the status of those students is under review. the daughters of actress lori loughlin, who was charged in in the scandal ... study at usc. the scam involved wealthy parents paying bribes to get their kids into elite colleges and universities. stanfords head sailing coach was also charged for his involvement in the scam. ( james ) coming up at 8 - the girl who pushed her friend off the bridge in washington state may be facing a light sentence after standing before ( james ) and after the break... the f-d-a is looking to impose new restrictions on e-cigarettes in an effort to prevent teens from smoking. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)(ácommercialá)
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our cooling trend into the start of spring tomorrow has begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even cooler temperatures. (robin) 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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( james ) for your health this morning...the f-d-a is proposing new rules for e- cigarettes. the government says the rules could prevent more young adults from becoming addicted to nicotine. currently stores are not allowed to sell e-cigs to anyone under 18. now the f-d-a wants to go further.....by elminating kid friendly flavors...like bubble gum....and requiring stores to not allow anyone under 18 in the door. the f-d-a says it's allowing the public to comment first before imposing the new rules.. however the american lung association says the proposals will do little to curb e-cigarette use. the f-d-a is expected to finalize its regulations within the next few weeks. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... spring training is underway... we fly down to show you some of the things to do when you're "not" at a ballgame. (ácommercialá)
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even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors. secondhand smoke is toxic. especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. ( james )( will ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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our cooling trend into the start of spring tomorrow has begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even cooler temperatures.
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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 themin from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min
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from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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the warriors have extra help from star center andrew bogut back in the lineup. but it was not enough to topple a red-hot spurs team.( james ) end of the frst quarter ... steph curry beats the buzzer from behind the spurs three-point line. that was a 61-footer, longest three of the year in the nba. but in the second half ... the spurs take over. kevin durant and steph curry shot well ... but klay did not. final score ... 111-105 spurs. ( will ) we now know who will be the first act to perform when the new chase senter opens in september. the kickoff concert will be bay area favorite metallica
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and the san francisco symphony on september sixth... you might think that metallica and the symphony are an odd pairing but back in 19-99 they teamed up to make an award winning album. several members from metallica say they are excited about being part of the grand opening ( will ) this is just the first of several announcements that will be made this week. the warriors own the building and the team will be announcing several shows that will be held in the month leading up to when the team starts pre-season games at the chase center. ( james ) spring training is underway... and die hard baseball fans are heading to arizona to get their first but what do you do when you're not at a game... or if you're not
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even a big baseball fan? kron 4's ken it's time to pack up... and take off.winter weather just didn't seem to want to leave... and getting out of the bay area in our small cessna meant dodging rain clouds.by the time we reached the central valley the rain was gone.and finally over the high desert near mojave... it was mostly sunshine.and in arizona... clear enough for a fly by of the giants ballpark.... scottsdale stadium... and hohokum stadium in mesa for the a's.on the ground at scottsdale airport... it's the busiest time of year at this field.:31 gr flight here. team members come
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through town. but the big attraction is people from all over this country come to scottsdale for the month of march and it significantly increases the business at the airport.the hotel was built in the 1950s, 1956 i think. they have some nice little mirrors going here.my wife and i checked in at the valley ho resort... a dog friendly place where mango was welcomed with his own bed and treats.we get a tour from concierge and hotel history buff ace bailey. 1:00ace bailey/hotel valley ho this is where it's id wagner and natalie wood had their first wedding reception. the hotel has been restored to its former glory... with a hip twist.check out their spring training milk shake.the two of us couldn't finish it.town scottsdale, camelback mountain, over in the next few going to area beyond of the stadiums.to water pipes.hunka burnin' love hiding under the
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burning sun of arizona.we're also going to find out why one of the most popular baseball restaurants in the country... don and charlies... is ( james ) we will have more on ken wayne's spring more on ken we will have more on ken wayne's spring traingin trip through out the week. the giants begin their regular season on march 28th in san diego taking on the padres. the a's also begin their season on the 28th. they will be at home in oakland taking on the angels. ( james ) as we head to break, here's a live look outside... san francisco international airport. "if you are watching us on the kron on app - here is an 'extra' check on weather and traffic. visit kron-on-dot-tv to subscribe."
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and now she's ready for the catwalk. life, lived jason's way. chase. make more of what's yours. ( james ) antonio brown hasn't been an oakland raider b wasting no time in a having a little fun with his teammates. brown's zest for competition extending to this bouncy house obstacle course race... the setup was part of the birthday celebration for derek carr's son decker... they held the party at bulldog stadium in fresno... carr's alma mater... brown's elite speed was certainly on display at points of the race... but he seemingly never recovers from getting tripped up at the rock-climbing wall. ( james ) comin up in the next hour... a man breaks into a bay area home and is caught on camera sneaking into a baby's room. ( james ) plus... 3 shootings on bay area freewways in 3 days ... and
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investigators are hoping the shooters were caught on camera. (ácommercialá) (darya) good morning i'm
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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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our cooling trend into the start of spring tomorrow has begun with temperatures today out of the 70's and back down into the 60's. expect plenty of cloud cover overhead with showers arriving tomorrow with even cooler temperatures.

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