tv KRON 4 News at 4am KRON March 22, 2019 4:00am-4:31am PDT
morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week next week.
(robin) happening today.... officials will consider a proposal to increase tolls on the golden gate bridge. the tolls would go up over a period of five years starting july 1st. under the proposal... there would be a 30-cent yearly increase to fastrak, a 20-cent yearly increase to pay-as-you-go and a 35-cent yearly increase if you are billed. the bridge district says the five-year toll increases are necessary to maintain service. the
board meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m in the toll plaza building. (robin) new this morning. two san francisco supervisors want to close down the city's juvenile hall. supervisors hillary ronen and shamann walton say the city is spending more than 13 million dollars a year to lock kids up in a juvenile hall ... that- they say is 70 to 75 percent empty. a proposal is being drafted to close san francisco's juvenile hall by the year 20-21 ... and instead use city money to pay for a non-institutional rehab center with various programs and services. the center would serve as a new model for youth who have to be detained per state law. (robin) a suspected arson caught on camera... and now san mateo police arasking for help in identiying the suspects.. wanted for setting the blaze. a suspected arson caught on camera... and tonight san mateo police are asking for help in identiying the suspects.. wanted for
setting the blaze. kron-4's dan thorn has the story. a bright flash caught on surveillance video actually shows two men setting fire to garbage bins in downtown san mateo..police are hoping this image of the arson suspects helps them in their investigation..sot: we are invested in finding these two gentlemen and asking them why they lit these garbage cans on fire..officer mike haobsh (hopp-shh) with san mateo p-d says at least 3 fires were set within a 30 minute span early thursday morning.the two men are spotted here walking in an alleyway around 3:30am.they targeted garbage cans behind a blood center on 2nd avenue.. the building suffered some damage and melted plastic from the bins could be seen spread out on the ground..the center was forced to close for the day..sot: this could have been worse this could've really caught fire of that entire building and it could've spread. video then shows the two men leaving a nearby
parking garage..responding crews found a second fire had been set there..san mateo business owner joyce huynh (who wen) says she parks here almost everytime she goes downtown...sot: a third fire had to be put out a few blocks over. this time it was set in front of the jos a bank on 3rd avenue..the suspects are seen here walking on the curb not far from where it was burning.. (robin) that was dan thorn reporting. it's still unclear why these two men did this and what they used to set these fires. the police are looking for more people to come forward with any information or possibly more surveillance video. (robin) in the east bay. no plea deal in a domestic violence case that critically injured a pittsburg principal. here is a picture of the victim. maria vides is accused of shooting her husband paul shatswell early saturday morning. in
addition to attempted murder charges ... special allegations have been added for using a gun and causing shatswellbrain injury. vee-dez did not enter a plea because the charges could be amended - if her husband dies. she is due back in court on march 29th and is expected to enter a ánotá guilty plea. (robin)happening today. there will be a hearing on a request to postpone the ghost ship warehouse fire trial. a motion was filed asking to delay the trial of the two defendants in the case by six months ... because of newly discovered evidence. ghostship warehouse creative director max harris and master tennant derick almena are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the fire during a music party that killed 36 people in 2016. almena and harris' trial is set to begin april second. (robin) a facebook post from a young woman claiming she was sexually harrassed by cal football players and
coaches is going viral. the accusations - coming from a former student and cal athletics intern. kron4's maureen kelly has the story.. what allegedly happened on and off the field here at cal's memorial staduim was described by the former student and sports medicine intern as ruthless, endless and persistant sexual harrassment....by both players and coaching staff. we are not naming her because she could be a victim of sexual assault.several of her allegations are aimed at one unnamed coach ...who in one instance invited her back to memorial stadium to his office at midnight.she posted on facebook quote "he snuck me into his office, i put my backpack and binder down, and he immediately grabbed for my waist. i was terrified, my mind was fuzzy, and i do not remember much from that night. he kept kissing me, pushing me against the wall, and i left." she says the next day at practice that coach told her i will get you fired if you do not have sex with me.and that the night before a game she says he texted her to meet him at his room in the claremont
hotel where he tried to have sex with her, but when she started crying uncontrollably he became angry and yelled at her to get out. she says her complaints to cal athletics were ignored and that coach is still working there....while she is out on medical leave from school and in intensive therapy.some female students on campus were not at all surprised by these allegations. there's this supposed facade berkeley kind of hides behind that were this liberal have a progressivism and i don't think that's true at all i think these allegations coming forward or just another proof of that while a member of the woman's vollyball team says neither she nor her friends have witnessed that kind of behavior.that is surprising those coaches are also our trainers as well we're around them as much as the football guys are it's never come off any of them ever in any form like that cal athletics says the allegations have been referred to the campus office for the prevention of harrassment and discrimination for investigation.today the cal althletics director, jim
knowlton, issued a letter saying these allegations come during an ongoing effort to educate staff and student atheltes on preventing sexual harrasment and violence...writi ng quote,""we have been clear and consistent about our refusal to tolerate this most egregious form of misconduct. if necessary, we will do more." maureen kelly kron4 news new this morning... a man's body was found in coyote creek lake. police recovered the body near monterey and metcalf roads yesterday morning. a hiker finding the body and told an area maintenance worker who called law enforcement. investigators don't believe he was murdered. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... oakland raiders will get to play at the coliseum for a final season.... but they're gonna be paying a little extra. (robin) plus... we will find out the new proposal to help the homeless... after a camp was closed down in santa cruz. (robin) and...youre gonna have to check your fridge. some tyson chicken products could get you sick. we'll explain. (robin) welcome back.
two u-s troops were killed in afghanistan. this is video of other soliders stationed in the foreign country. officials say the two service members were killed while conducting a mission. their names have not yet been released. (robin) a big story this morning. president trump signed an executive order tying federal grant money to promote and protect free speech on college campuses. the move comes amid instances of alleged violence and suppression of conservative voices on college campuses. kron4's michelle kingston has reaction from students at u-c berkeley. the bigger question here is how does it stick? who enforces it and is it
necessary?president donald trump signing an executive order on thursday requiring u-s colleges to protect free speech or risk losing federal fundinganthony truisi, turning point usa"it's a major victory for all students"anthony truisi is a uc berkeley student and member of turning point usa.anthony truisi, turning point usa"this is the first step of many to ushering change and more tolerance on campus."the president first floated this idea two years ago in the wake of the uc berkeley riots provoked by milo yiannopoulos where protests turned to mayhem on campusjesse choper, us b"i know our chancellor has done in my judgment everything possible to keep the tradition of free speech on campus alive and do what the campus can do about these rebel rousers who have nothing to do with the university at alluc berkeley professor jesse choper says this executive order won't change a thing.jesse choper, uc berkeley law professor"i
think that the president is trying to take advantage of the publicity that he gets at places like berkeley"uc berkeley students had this to say about the order"from what i observe, there's frequently students that, students and also non students, that are taking advantage of their free speech.nela braun, uc berkeley "i think that if this is something that is protected under the government, i assume that would be something positive for schools like uc berkeley that generally and inheritantly have that as part of their community."the president of the u-c system wrote in a statement to kron4: "we do not need the federal government to mandate what already exists: our longstanding, unequivocal support for freedom of expression. that tradition is alive (robin) check your freezer this morning. a popular frozen food is being recalled. tyson foods tyson foods says 69-thousand
pounds of chicken strip products could contain have possible pieces of metal. you can see the products on your screen. they were produced on november 30th, 2018... and sold in 25 ounce plastic bags. there have not been any reports of illness or injury. if you have them in your freezer, throw them away or return them to the store you bought them from. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... some closure for a bay area woman... after her mother's 40-year old cold case murder isfinally solved. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up after the break. < 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
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today in entertainment news: an action star brings back a familiar phrase ....a cause that hits home for an actress.....and a hit movie boosts some classic music. david daniel has it all in the hollywood minute. (nat-music)"are services still off-limits to me?""what do you need?""guns. lots of guns." that "matrix" reference, an "aquaman"-like desert climb, and even ballet pop up in the latest trailer for "john wick: chapter three -- parabellum." halle berry, ian mcshane, laurence fishburne, and anjelica houston all appear with keanu reeves, whose third go-round as the legendary super-assassin hits theaters may 17th."the stakes have just got insanely high."emilia clarke has a new cause that's very personal. the "game of thrones" and "solo: a star wars story" actress is promoting "same you," which
will push for greater resources to help young adults recovering from brain injuries and strokes. in the announcement, clarke revealed she had two life-threatening brain hemorrhages, in 20-11 and 20-13.(singing) "come as you are...""captain marvel's" collection of 90's tunes is registering on the billboard charts. nirvana's "come as you are" hit number 11 on the hot rock songs chart, with a major increase in downloads and streams... while no doubt's "just a girl" showed up at number 19 on that chart. in all, downloads of songs featured in the film rose 343- percent... the movie's doing pretty well, too. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.
with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week next week.