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( james ) we're expecting rain to move across parts of the bay area today. here's a live look at the radar.. ( james ) good morning i'm james fletcher. ( will ) and i'm will tran in for darya folsom. lets start the morning with a check of weather. dry weather this past weekend but today we work our way back into a day of rainy weather. expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of
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rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some moderate warming to be expected for the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( will ) happening now...police in
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the east bay are looking for the person who shot a man in the overnight hours at a bank. ( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is joining us now live in walnut creek with more on the investigation. it's not everyday you hear about a shooting in walnut creek let alone downtown in front of a bank and across the sreet from the movie theater. this morning police do not have the shooter in custody. the shooting happened at the union bank parking lot on mount diablo blvd and locust street last night just before ten.an entire block was tapped off as walnut creek police investigated the scene...nearby movie goers stood by wondering what happened.after a man was shot he walked into kaiser's walnut creek medical center with a gunshot wound to the back.his
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injuries are non life threatening.the odd thing is that there are very few witnesses so the circumstances that led up to the shooting are still under investigation. people on scene say the victim was robbed before being shot - but we are still trying to confirm that with police. right now we're waiting to get an update from police to see where they're at in the investigation this morning. live in walnut creek, sara stinson, kron four news. a man is in ( james ) thanks sara. ( will ) now to a big story we are following -- the valero benicia refinery contues to be shutdown shut down after heavy smoke could be seen coming from the facility. the refinery is located on second street. this has been going on since the weekend. valero says the cause was valero says
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the cause was valero says the cause was an operational issue with it's flue gas scrubber. city officials sent a text alert to residents to stay indoors due to the poor air conditions... right now, the health advisory has been lifted because the air quality has improved.
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a billion dollars on its new lineup of shows featuring a- list stars from hollywood. how they are streamed, a timeline for the release and possible bundle offerings-- are all expected to be revealed. ( james ) in the east bay...charges could be upgraded for the woman who police say shot her husband in pittsburg. "paul shatswell" died sunday after he was placed on life support... he was shot last weekend at a home on barrie drive. police got a call about a domestic incident and found the 45-year-old shot in the head. shatswell was a principal at pittsburg adult education center. right now --his wife 39-year-old ámaria videsis charged with attempted murder... she is being held on 2-million dollars bail at the contra costa sheriff's office jail in martinez. the couple have 8 children together. this is the city of pittsburg's first homocide of the year. ( james ) police in san francisco are investigating a shooting that killed one person and sent 5 people to the hospital. the shooting happened saturday night just
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after 8:30 in the 13-hundred block of fillmore street. police say the person killed was a 25-year-old man from san francisco. officers did not release information about any suspects. ( will ) new this morning... a man is dead after he was hit by a car while trying to cross highway 101 in mountain view. it happened last night near the rengstorff avenue interchange. the person was trying to cross the northbound lanes when he was hit by the car. police say the driver stopped at the scene and is working with police. the victim was taken to the hospital where he died... his identity has not been released. the nothbound lanes of 101 were shutdown for about 30 minutes after the accident. ( will ) a surfer was rescued from ocean beach over the weekend near the cliff house restaurant. the man was rescued just after four sunday after noon in the area known as seal rocks. a helicopter was used to rescue him after he was stranded on the coastal rocks just below
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the cliff house. he is expected to be okay. ( will ) police in southern california are investigating a possible arson and hate crime at a mosque. the fire was started ealy sunday morning at a mosque located about 30 miles north of san diego. members of the mosque put out the flames quickly and the building suffered minor damage. the suspects left a note referencing the deadly attakcs in new zealand. "you know what, do don't feel anymore safe here because of what's going on around the world right now and also what happened in new zealand and the mosque over there."( will ) yesterday in new zealand -- about 40-thousand people gathered for an event in christchurch honoring the 50 people killed in the march 15th attack on two mosques. ( james ) in politics this morning...president donald trump is reacting to the details in attorney general william barr's summarization of the mueller report. ( will )
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according to barr -- the report did not find donald trump's presidential campaign conspired with russia during the 20-16 election.it was also announced that mueller also didn't have sufficient evidence to prosecute the president for obstruction of justice...( james ) omar jiminez is in washington with more. details are starting to emerge from special counsel robert mueller's nearly two year long investigation.sunday...attorn ey general william barr sent a letter to congress summarizing the main conclusions from mueller's report. critically...mueller did not find president donald trump's campaign or associates conspired with russia during the 2016 u-s presidential election.also...attorney general barr and deputy attorney general rod rosenstein decided the evidence was "not sufficient" to support a prosecution of the president for obstruction of justice.and then at one point barr quotes mueller directly writing:"while this
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report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not áexonerate him."president trump had this to say shortly after the summary was delivered.president donald trump: "it was a complete and total exoneration it's a shame that our country had to go through this. to be honest it's a shame your president had to go through this."on the other hand...house judiciary chairman jerry nadler said this summary isn't enough. jerrold nadler, (d) chairman, house judiciary committee: "his conclusions raise more questions than they answer, given the fact that mueller uncovered evidence that in his own words does not exonerate the president."attorney general barr says he does plan to release more...but he is working with robert mueller to redact any sensitive information before it can be made public.
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( will ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news....a look at some of the changes you can expect to see at an east bay bart station. ( will ) plus... we'll hear from the head football coach at u-c berkeley after a former student accused members of the school's football program...of sexual harassment. ( will ) and after the break...the action a california university is looking to take as the fallout over the college admission scandal continues. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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dry weather this past weekend but today we work our way back into a day of rainy weather. expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some derate warming to be expected for the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( will ) the college admission
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scandal fallout continues as more cases of fraud are being discovered. now u-s-c is thinking of revoking degrees for some alumni.( james ) laurie perez has the story. if you're there by fraud, what right have your really to be there at all?attorney steve meister says usc can and should take away the degrees of any alum found to have gotten in by fraud.ácaná, he says: because colleges have broad discretion to protect the system by which degrees are awardedand áshouldá because:if they don't do it they undermine the integrity of any degree they award to anyone else.anyone who looks at that degree is gonna wonder about the integrity of the admissions process for the person who's holding that degree.tmz is reporting usc has eight suspicious cases where alums used admission
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scam ring leader rick singer's servicesand is considering revoking the degrees of any alums involved.some usc students we spoke with were, perhaps surprisingly, forgiving:i don't think they should take away their degree if they completed their course work and did it while they were at sc, but yeah there should be some penalty to some extent."i think it depends on a case to case basis probably." "i don't know there has to be some sort of consequences, can't go through the system the wrong way and have this rewarding, the same rewards, 04 so i mean they have to figure something out."one student suggested something akin to major league baseball's asteriskkeep the degree but with a checkmark: "it kinda falls under the degrees of like barry bonds you're gonna take his records away just cause he took steroids?"meister is less charitable, saying even students who claim they didn't know their parents were cheating to get them inshould lose their degree:you give a second break to the kid who never should have gotten the first oneat everyone else's expense and it has to ( james ) governor gavin newsom signed an executive order to establish a fire prevention plan in vulnerable parts of the state. governor newsom announced an
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ambitious fire prevention plan in middletown which suffered the first of a series of massive wildfires in 2015. since then there have been other catastrophic wildfires. newsomús proclamation allows fast tracking prescribed burns, clearing out fire breaks, and manage forests, in the most vulnerable areas. it also means doing faster environmental reviews. < newsom 'iúve made no bones about the fact if we can fast track ceqa for football stadiums and arenas, we can do so to save lives>( james ) the plan also helps local officials organize and prepare for disasters, and it provides 50 million dollars to mobilize volunteer groups like americorps. ( james ) in national news....another parkland, florida shooting survivor has died in an apparent suicide. the community was already mourning the death of a former student, sydney aiello , who died last sunday. her mother says she had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and suffered from survivor's guilt. now police say a current student died saturday night.
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police are investigating -- but are calling it an apparent suicide. the student's name has not been released. ( will ) after two deadly plane crashes in the span of six months.... involving one type of plane...... over the weekend boeing tested software changes to the 737 max planes. the three u-s carriers that fly the planes tested software changes to a key stabilization system on saturday. the changes are meant to decrease the chances of triggering the maneuvering characteristics augmentation system. it's believed the system played a role in the lion air crash in indonesia in october. the federal aviation administration has said there are similarities between that crash and the crash in ethiopia earlier this month. the crashes led to the indefinite grounding of all 737 max jets. the f-a-a is expected to get the software sometime this week. ( will ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news...police
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need your help identifying a man caught on camera breaking into a cars in a north bay community. ( will ) and after the break...the reason some avocados grown in california are now under recall. (burke) at farmers, we've seen almost everything,
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dry weather this past weekend but today we work our way back into a day of rainy weather.
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expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some moderate warming to be expected for the weekend. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james )( james ) 4 your health this morning... the henry avocado corporation is recalling its california-grown avocados because of listeria concerns. the company says -- its packing facility tested positive during a routine government inspection. no illnesses have been reported so far. the recall applies to six states
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including california. ( james ) coming up next....the changes you can expect to see at a bart station in the east bay. after months of wearing only a tiger costume, we're finally going on the trip i've been promising. because with expedia, i saved when i added a hotel to our flight. ♪ so even when she outgrows her costume,
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news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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dry weather this past weekend but today we work our way back into a day of rainy weather. expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some moderate warming to be expected for the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( will ) in the east bay...get
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ready to see major changes to the parking situation at the walnut creek bart station. a new bus transit center is now open and there will soon be a new parking garage. ther's also a new bart police substation one big noticiable change is the location of the passenger drop off area. that white zone is no longer right outside the ticket agent booth. you will have to do a little walking to get to the location where passengers are being picked up.
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providers...and it will make it a little bit more comfortable for our passengers who use both bart and buses..the type of the people we love who to use transit first.">( will ) the new parking garage will be open friday ( will ) new this morning...two people were taken to the hospital following a shooting sunday in san francisco. it happened around 2 a-m in the 4-hundred block of bay street. a 25-year-old woman and 21-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries. no information was released about suspects or any arrests. ( will ) police in sonoma county are minding drivers to lock their doors and take out your valuables.....after a man was caught on camera breaking into a cars. surveillance video caught this person walking up to cars in a healdsburg neighborhood. the first car was locked..and then he moves on to the next car..which wasn't locked..he goes inside and rummages through the vehicle...he then
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checks to see if a third car is unlocked. it happened near healdsburg high school. right now, its unclear if he took anything. this is one of just several car thefts police say are happening in the area. some neighbors say they are not surprised about the recent break-ins.
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inviting her to come to the his office at memorial stadium. she claims he told her the next day during practice that he would get her fired if she do not have sex with him. < we are committed here at cal football to providing an environment where people are protected and respected. we're committing to the institution and the integrity of the program we expect everybody, we expect everybody to be held accountable for their actions. >( james ) wilcox says he could not answer specific questions regarding the allegations... including whether the coach accused of the most egregious behavior was still employed because of federal and state privacy laws. ( james ) san francisco is on the list of the fbi's highest child sex trafficking areas in the u-s. an event called "dare to fight back against human trafficking," was held saturday at dominican university in san rafael. activists... police officers and legal professionals were all at the event that focused on human trafficking awareness. speakers awareness.
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speakers included a trafficking survivor, young activists, and legal professionals. organizers also showed a film produced by a teen survivor and activist. ( james ) the f-b-i considers human trafficking to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world. ( will ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...scary moments at s-f-o over the weekend..what a man was carrying that had some people on edge and frustrated ( will )plus a crime to lile league kidswe'll tell you the item stolen and why the coach says it's hard for the whole team. ( will ) and coming up at 6 o'clock...the latest effort by a group of doctor's to limit the access of sugary
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but today we work our way back into a day of rainy weather. expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some moderate warming to be expected for the weekend. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. dry weather this past weekend but today we work our way back into a day of rainy weather. expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some moderate warming to be expected for the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) a newark little league is
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hoping survillance cameras will help them find the person who stole a valuable piece of equipment. last week, someone broke into a locked storage container at the ernie silva sports complex and took off with an a-t-v. officials with the league believe the thief knew what they were looking for because they used bolt cutters to get through the lock.. officials believe the theft happened between last wednesday night and early thursday morning. ( james ) the a-t-v has been used by the organization for more than 15 years and is registered with the d-m-v. ( will ) seven teenagers in san mateo are facing charges after police say they were caught with a stolen car. it happened friday morning on south fremont street. the group ran away when officers arrived.
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police say the teenagers were uncooperative when officers caught up with them. police say they fought with officers and gave them fake names. the teenagers range from ages 14 to 17...they are charged with possession of stolen property and obstructing a police officer. ( will ) a loaded magazine caused a security scare at san francisco international airport. for about an hour...flights were grounded saturday and some boarding areas were shutdown. law enforcement was trying to track down a passenger who was flagged by transportation security administration agents -- who noticed a loaded magazine in the passenger's bag. the ordeal caused major delays and long lines. nick martin/traveler- "we had thought originally that somebody was waiting for their bags, tsa saw that there was something in there that they were discussing and that that person had just bolted and run because they were anxious about getting caught, but it does seem like now that that person didn't realize that they had packed their loaded magazine." ( will ) eventually, the
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t-s-a agents were able to track that person down. an aiport duty manager says the passenger had the magazine in his carry-on bag after visiting a shooting range. the passenger was re-screened and allowed to leave. ( will ) as we head to break, here's a live look outside... san francisco international airport. ( will ) and here's a look at radar...there's some rain moving across parts of the bay area. < 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.
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rainy weather. expect showers to be heavy at times later in the morning with rainfall continuing well into the afternoon for some areas. rain will taper later in the day and by the evening tonight drying conditions can be expected before a chance of rain tomorrow and an even better chance of rain on wednesday.temperatures today will peak in the upper 50's to low 60's just as they will be seen through much of the rest of the forecast ahead, some moderate warming to be expected for the weekend.
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( james ) after two weekends on top -- captain marvel no longer reigns at the box office. david daniel has the new top flick and how much money it made this weekend. "how to train your dragon: the hidden world" spent its fifth straight weekend in the top five, finishing fifth on ticket sales of six-and-a-half million dollars. the romantic drama "five feet apart" moved down to fourth place, earning eight-point-eight million dollars in its sophomore weekend. "wonder park" also dropped a spot in its second weekend in theaters: nine- million dollars put the animated adventure in third place."tell me about this dream." (nat)after two weekends on top, "captain marvel" fell to second place, but 35-million dollars gave the super-hero flick a domestic total of 321-million. "you know how sometimes, things line up?"a huge debut for jordan peele's "us," which scared up 70-point-three million dollars, the best debut ever for an original r- rated film and for an original horror film. in hollywood, i'm david daniel.
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( will ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news...police are looking for the person who shot a man overnight in walnut creek... police in the east bay are
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looking for the person who shot a man overnight in downtown walnut creek. im standing by with the details in a live report. ( james ) plus ... a
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operational problem forces the valero refinery to shut down. but you can still expect to see flaring and smoke billowing from the refinery today. ( john ) and rain returns to the bay area. here's a live look at the radar. ill have the details in your full morning forecast. (darya) good morning i'm james fletcher.(james) and i'm will tran in for darya folsom. we have rain this morning. let's start with john shrable in the weather center for a look at your full forecast. dry weather this past weekend but today we work

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