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tv   KRON 4 News at 4am  KRON  March 20, 2019 4:00am-4:30am PDT

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for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston. lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. the first day of spring is coming along with some pretty big changes today. a look outside shows skies cloudy and
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rainy something that we will be seeing across the bay not just through the morning but well into the afternoon. current temperatures are seen as pretty mild, the biggest thing you have to remember as your stepping outside is grabbing that rain jacket or umbrella. satellite and radar shows all the green and yellow indicating that rainfall that is pushing into the bay currently.this afternoon expect daytime highs to peak into the upper 50's and low 60's, this making for a noticeably cooler day than we've felt lately among all the other changes in today's weather.the next 7 days temperatures will level out in the 60's with rain possible again into the start of the weekend interspersed by drier conditions as well.as well. no major hot spots. bay no major hot 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) breaking overnight... one man has died and two others injured, following a pair of seperate shootings in oakland. this happened late tuesday on the 1500 block of east 16th street. one man died from his injuries. nobody else was hurt. the second shooting happened on the 2600 block of foothill boulevard. two men were shot... with one in critical condition. no suspects are in custody for either shooting. (robin) the oakland raiders are a step closer to officially playing at the coliseum next season. the alameda county board of supervisors approved a lease agreement yesterday. it comes just days after the oakland-alameda county coliseum authority approved the lease aggreement. now,
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the oakland city council will have to vote on the agreement. the team has until march 24th to find a place for their home games this fall. the raiders are planning to move to las vegas in the future but a new staidum there will not be ready until the fall of 2020. (robin) a federal jury in san francisco has ruled that "round-up" caused a man's cancer. the jury's verdict was unanimous in the case for 70-year-old edwin hardeman of sonoma county. the trial now moves into the damages phase... where we will learn how much money monsanto... the company that makes round-up.... will have to pay hardeman. back in august, another bay area jury awared de-wayne johnson 389 million dollars. the verdict was later reduced to just under 80 million and is being appealed.. johnson was a groundskeeper who worked for the benicia unified school district. that jury made
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the same decision then... that this jury made today. and that' could help shape courtroom decisions for the thousands of similar cases that have yet to go to trial. (robin) attorneys for wildfire victims believe p-g-and-e knew about the risk of the deadly camp fire and chose to ignore it. they say they've uncovered internal documents supporting their claim. kron 4's dan kerman has the story. attorneys for victims of the butte county camp fire have discovered this internal pg&e email from 2014 indicating the company knew the towers on the transmission line believed to have started the camp fire were likely to fail, but the company took no action. the email says the "caribou palermo: reliability score is not that high because although the likelihood of failed structures happening is high, the affected customers are likely in the order of >1k."sot you can call it a smoking gun attorney mike danko who represents numerous camp fire victims says pg&e was willing
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risk its customers safety sot mike danko/attorney for fire victims :39it disgusts me the entire company and corporation they are convicted felons and they have no regard for human life or safetyattorneys also point to a 2016 document indicating on the same transmission line "j hook hardware ... broke...( because it) "had been compromised through corrosion." and the lessons learned was to take "special care to inspect the condition of the hardware prior to applying force."sot what these documents tell us is pge knew all the jhooks on the line were corroded and at risk of failing and what pge did instead of replace the hooks is lets treat them carefully and hope when they do fail it happens during a rainstorm so if there is a fire it is extinguished by the rain.in a statement pg&e does not address their past actions or details in either document instead saying "the 56-mile
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caribou-palermo electric transmission line has been de- energized since december 2018. they also say they are enhancing vegetation management, conducting accelerated safety inspections and expanding our public safety power shutoff program standup dan kerman/sf 154at the present time a federal judge in pge's previous criminal case is considering requiring pge to take more steps to prevent wildfires. it remains to be seen if these documents will have any influence on that decision. at pge hq, dan kerman kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... explicit content found on school ipads... find out what a bay area school is doing next after a parent found pornography on their second grader's tablet. (robin) and new details on the shooter that killed 50 people at a mosque in new zealand... a look at the plans he had for another
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attack. (robin) as we head to break, here's a live look at the radar....rain is moving across the bay area.. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. < 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.. and if you've ever wondered what's it is like to work in a newsroom.. we've posted every episode of the backstory. and that's just a small sample of what you'll get with the kron on app. it's available on iphones, ipads, apple tv, android devices and amazon fire. we're offering a 7 day free
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trial for new subscribers - visit kron-on-dot-tv to sign up.> (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast.
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coming along with some pretty big changes today. a look outside shows skies cloudy and rainy something that we will be seeing across the bay not just through the morning but well into the afternoon. current temperatures are seen as pretty mild, the biggest thing you have to remember as your stepping outside is grabbing that rain jacket or umbrella. satellite and radar shows all the green and yellow indicating that rainfall that is pushing into the bay currently.this afternoon expect daytime highs to peak into the upper 50's and low 60's, this making for a noticeably cooler day than we've felt lately among all
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the other changes in today's weather.the next 7 days temperatures will level out in the 60's with rain possible again into the start of the weekend interspersed by drier conditions as well.
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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 e
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(robin) in world news... authorities believe the suspected gunman who went on a shooting rampage in new zealand last week may have planned a third attack. a 28-year-old australian man is accused of opening fire in two . the suspect is charged with murder... with additional charges expected. he also wants to represent himself in court. the there he was on the attack when officers intervened. they say they are working to gather all the
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information needed for prosecution. (robin) the country will hold a two-minute silence to honor the victims of the massacre on friday. (robin) criminal charges will not be filed against giants c-e-o and part -owner larry baer ... following an altercation with his wife in public. the incident happened at a park in san francisco. this is video of the incident from t-m-z. you can see baer's wife sitting when he reaches over to grab a cellhone from her hand-- when she topples over. the couple released a statement saying they were embarrassed by the situation. just days later-- baer announced he was taking a leave of absence from the giants organization. giants cou punitive action against baer. (robin) in the north bay -- a santa rosa homeowner went the extra mile to express his
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frustration with the city after he was t down neighbor made a complaint that the fence was too high, causing a blind spot for drivers at a nearby intersection. take a look.. jason windus, homeownercg from 0:06 - 0:15"a neighbor complained about my fence being too tall, so they came out and made me cut my fence down. so i cut it down, and so i wanted my privacy, they didn't want me to have my privacy, so now they get to see my party.""i put a fence up for my dogs, i have two large dogs, one's a king cane corson mastiff and he's just giant. so i decided i needed some room for the dogs. cleared out the whole area, there was a bunch of brush and trees that were no good. cleared it all out, made it real nice, put the fence in six months ago, spent 9,000 dollars putting the fenc fence i get a call six months later that i need to cut my fence down to three feet.""so a couple weeks ago wajob out in s clothing store that closed down and i hauled out all
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these mannequins and iuldn't br rid of them because they're really cool. so by the time when we started to cut the fence down i came back here and just assembled them all, put them at the table, so when the fence came down there they were."rocco giovanetti, neighborcg in 1:11 - 1:19"i love it, i think it's awesome. i mean the poor guy, living next door to him, the city is coming down on him for his fence, come on, it's freedom of speech. you know, freedom of you can do whatever you want with your house.""people just need to come together and just have a little laugh about it, you know what i mean? just relax, it's all in good fun." (robin) also in the north bay... a family of five apartment caught on fire. this happened at a four-plex on kidder avenue. a family with three kids had to find another place to live because of the fire. no injuries were reported (robin) as we head here's a the radar....rn e bay area..
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(robin) and here's a and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up after the break. welcome back to the kron
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four morning news. today's hollywood minute takes us from the movies to t-v to the broadway stage. here's david daniel. "you're bonnie's toy. you are going to help create happy memories that will last for the rest of her life!""huh? what?""oh!" (nat-exasperated noises)the latest trailer for "toy story four" gives us toys and themes both old and new. the first three films in the hugely popular animated series have made nearly two-billion dollars worldwide... the latest entry hits theaters june 21st. of our changing planet... and what we can do first look at "our planet," from the creators of "planet earth" and "blue planet." sir david attenborough narrates the new series, which was filmed in
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ultra-hi-def in more than 50 countries. "our planet" launches april fifth on netflix.(nat)back on broadway -- for one night only! james corden is returning to host this year's tony awards. corden m-c'd the show three years ago, and won a tony of his own in 20-12. the 73rd annual tony awards take place june ninth in new york. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin)(robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be of your kron morning news after the break. welcome back. checking
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in on your morning forecast. the first day of along with some pretty big changes today. a look outside shows skies cloudy and rainy something that we will be seeing across
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the bay not just through the morning but well into the afternoon.current temperatures are seen as pretty mild, the biggest thing you have to remember as your stepping outside is grabbing that rain jacket or umbrella. satellite and radar shows all the green and yellow indicating that rainfall that is pushing into the bay currently.this afternoon expect daytime highs to peak into the upper 50's and low 60's, this making for a noticeably cooler day than we've felt lately among all the other changes in today's weather.the next 7 days temperatures will level out in the 60's with rain possible again into the start of the weekend interspersed by drier conditions as well.

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