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nats of rain(vicki) tonight at 5... a quick spring storm enters the bay area for a brief moment... this is video as it was raining san francisco earlier today. and it's starting to taper off now-- but it's going to be a wet week. good evening i'm vicki liviakis.(grant) and i'm grant lodes. the roads are slick for the evening commute... here's a look at stormtracker 4 radar... and you can see where the rain is falling right now. let's check in with chef meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence-- what does the week ahead look like? lawrence karnow: another storm moved into the bay area with rain and wind. rain will move south and turn to showers.
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lows will be in the 50s (grant) don't forget --- you can track the forecast in your neighborhood anytime --- on the kron-4 mobile app. download it today for interactive radar... and push alerts on weather events around the bay area. (vicki) along the russian river, flood cleanup continues as this next storm arrives. (grant) crews have been criss crossing the area picking up huge loads of debris from people's curbsides. this pick-up is in its final week. week. the bay area.events around weather events around the bay area. the bay area. events around the bay area.
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(vicki) along the russian river, flood cleanup russian river, along the (vicki) (vicki) the bay area.events around weather push alerts on radar... and interactive today for download it mobile app. download it today for interactive radar... and push alerts on weather events around the bay area. (vicki) along the russian river, flood cleanup continues as this next storm arrives. (grant) crews have been criss crossing the area picking up huge loads of debris from people's curbsides. this pick-up is in its final week. kron 4's dan kerman is live in guerneville tonight with more on the cleanup and some good news for flood victims.news for flood victims. (grant) just in to kron 4... just in to (grant)
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flood victims.news for some good news for flood victims. (grant) arlen ness-- of arlen ness
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motorcycles has passed away. the company announced today-- the 79-year-old died while surrounded by his family on friday. this is video from a story kron-4 did with arlen ness back in 2007. he is known for his customized motorcycles-- and the company operates out of a huge show room in dublin. the ness family says arlen had been battling an illness. (vicki) developing news tonight... the wife an east bay school principal could now face murdercharges. 45-year-old paul shatswell died yesterday after being shot in the head at his home last weekend. he had been on life support ever since the shooting shatswell was a principal at pittsburg adult education center. right now his wife, 39-year-old maria vides,
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is charged with attempted murder. but those charges could be upgraded. 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. (vicki) in san francisco, a woman's body was found this morning along the beach at fort funston... in the same spot where a 22-year-old was buried under a landslide a month ago. kron 4's charles clifford has details. around 8 monday morning the body of a female was found along the beach here at ft. funston. the remains were found about a mile north of where i'm standing here at the main parking lot of ft funston. now, the body has not yet been identified but the remains were found in the same spot where a month ago on feb. 22nd, 22 year old kyra sunshine scarlet was killed when a cliff collapsed and buried her under sand. she was walking along the beach at the time with another woman and a dog. the other woman and the dog were partially buried but survived.the san francisco police department, the fire department, medical
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examiner were here. ft funston is actually park service property so the us park police were here as well. they are actually the lead on this investigation into who this woman was.in san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news. (grant) (grant) a big national story we are covering tonight... michael avenatti is arrested on extortion charges. he has made a name for himself as the attorney for stormy daniels -- the former porn star who claims she had an affair with president trump. federal authorities arrested avenatti today in new york. prosecutors say he attempted to get 20 million dollars from nike by threatening to expose damaging information about the company. federal prosecutors in california are also filing charges against avenatti for wire and bank fraud. and according to c-n-n... attorney mark geragos is the co-conspirator in the
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case. he has represented a number of famous clients-- most recently jussie smollett. (grant) the special counsel investigation into president trump and russian interference in the 2016 campaign may be over -- but in it's wake... plenty of questions.. and more battle lines between republicans and democrats have been drawn. kristen holmes has reaction over the bombshell report from washington. president trump speaking out about the robert mueller report president trump: "they lied to congress, many know who they are. i love this country as much as i can love anything, what they did. it was a false narrative, it was a false thing. we can never let this happen to another president again. we can never ever let this happen to another president again."and after nearly two years attacking the special counsel investigation -- changing his tune.reporter: "do you think robert mueller act honorably?"president trump: "yes, he did."now -- republicans say the report lifts the cloud of conspiracy hanging over the trump administrationrep. michael waltz / -r- florida: "the american system has prevailed" while democrats push for more
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answersrep. katherine clark / -d- massachusetts: "we need to see the full report to really understand the evidence that was collected."attorney general bill barr sent a letter to congress summarizing the findings- writing:"the special counsel's investigation did not find that the trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 u.s. presidential election."but does not fully exonerate president trump from obstructing justicedemocrats pouncingrep. ro khanna / -d- california: "it's very important that mueller did not exonerate the president on obstruction of justice. in fact, after two years of investigation, mueller said he couldn't make a determination, and it's highly concerning."in washington -- i'm kristen holmes reporting. (vicki) happening tonight...
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it's a local springtime tradition...the giants and the a's meeting on the baseball diamond to welcome the new season... and a rainy season it is.(grant) kron 4's kate rooney is at oracle park with more on the bay bridge series.the bay bridge series. (kate)tonight is game two of a three-game set...the a's took yesterday's matchup in a 5- nothing victory...so the giants will be looking to exact some good-natured revenge tonight at oracle park...in a series that has a pretty interesting history. technically it dates back to the 1905 world series, when both teams were on the east coast...but the first time the a's and giants faced off since heading west was the 1989 world series...the a's swept the giants to win the title that year...and it wasn't until 1997 that this became a yearly affair. it's still oakland that holds the edge in the overall series...the a's lead 76 wins to the giants'
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64. but in this exhibition edition, it's not so much the win-record that matters...it's more about bragging rights. "i know it's pre-season, but at the end of the day you wan to win this want the a's fans joking about you." a big goal for both teams this season is to improve starting pitching...tonight liam hendricks expected to get the start for oakland...and drew pomeranz will be on the mound for the giants. game time is 6:45. time is 6:45. giants. game mound for the be on the pomeranz will drew oakland...and for get the start expected to hendricks ht liam hendricks expected to get
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the start for oakland...and drew pomeranz will be on the mound for the giants. game time is 6:45. (grant) coming up... apple seems to be reinventing itself. the new services just announced today-- and the notable names the company is partnering with. (vicki) a shooting in a usually safe east bay neighborhood. details on who police are now looking for-- after an armed robbery led to shots fired in downtown walnut creek. (grant) plus after the break... more than a thousand people stranded on a cruise ship in rough waters. we'll show you new video of the dramatic rescues.
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new video tonight showing passengers being rescued from a stranded cruise ship in norway. more than a thousand people were on board when engine troubles left them helpless in rough waters off the in rough waters off the western coast of norway. at least 20 people were inured as the boat was tossed around. more than 400 people were air lifted to safety... but by yesterday morning, three of the ship's four diesel engines had regained power. more than 800 people remained on board as the ship -- assisted by tug
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boats -- slowly made its way to port. viking ocean cruises says its priority has always been the safety and well-being of its passengers and crew. they're working to get everyone back home as soon as possible. (vicki) boeing has been under fire following two fatal crashes within five months involving the 737 max 8 plane, including the march 10th ethiopian airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board. (grant) now boeing is testing new software patches to prevent future crashes. meanwhile some american carriers are warning that flights will continue to be canceled as the new software is tested. omar jimenez has the latest. more than á370 planes remain ágrounded worldwideas boeing now tests software changes for their 737 max 8 planes.the faa grounded them áindefinitely after two of the planes crashed killing more than 300 people in total.áethiopian airlines is among the many anxious for answers tewolde
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gebremariam/ethiopian airlines ceo: "it just happened within a span of five months... similar flight pattern. they both happened.. the accident happened during take-off.//so there are a lot of similarities."the causes of both of these crashes haven't been áofficially determined but the focus has been on an automatic safety feature that may have incorrectly forced the nose of each plane to dip. over the weekendpilots and training officials from multiple airlines met with boeing officials in seattle to test these changes, according to a person briefed on the tests. tewolde gebremariam/ethiopian airlines ceo: "we will have to wait and see the correction that is being worked out by boeing and we will have to convince ourselves//before we put this airplane back to air."as of monday ásouthwestis canceling flights five days out as a result of this grounding.while american is canceling about 90 flights a day 24th.in washington i'm omar jimenez one billion-plus strong into a future of our own design, all connected through apple!!! (vicki) the biggest name in silicon
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valley making its bid to become the biggest name in television, video games, online news and even credit cards.apple, dipping into its immensely deep pockets to pivot from being a company that sells iphones and macbooks ... to a company providing services of all kinds. (vicki) the new streaming service, called apple tv plus, is due to launch this is due to apple tv plus, service, called streaming the new (vicki) the new streaming
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service, called apple tv plus, is due to launch this fall. "today we are excitedto extend the new apple plus tv is due to launch this fall. (anchor) taking a look at stormtracker 4 radar... you can see where the rain is falling right now... (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: another storm moved into the bay area with rain and wind. rain will move south and turn to showers. lows will be in the 50s. on the radar you can see the rain with some pockets of heavier showers. the rain is turning to snow in the sierra with more snow to come. winter storm warnings are going up on tuesday with more heavy snow forecast for the sierra. on
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the satellite you can see the storm coming through now but another area of low pressure off the coast will bring more rain through thursday.it will be partly cloudy tomorrow with a slight chance of a few showers. highs will be in the 60s. more rain will return tuesday night and into wednesday with showers lingering into thursday. dry and warmer weather is forecast for this weekend.
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(vicki) still ahead... a stabbing on a busy bart train in the east bay.. and now bart police are asking for the publics help in identifying this man. we'll have the details. (grant) plus... as we deal with a housing crisis in the bay area... there is one thing residents want to fix more than the high cost of living. we'll tell you what it is after the break.
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(2-shot/grant) you probably do not need to be told that the high cost of housing and traffic are two of the bay area's most pressing issues. (2-shot/vicki) but what may come as a surprise... is that when it comes to digging into theirpockets to do something about it, people might be more willing to tackle traffic over housing. kron four's rob fladeboe has the results of a new survey. it turns out many of those "for sale" and "sale pendng" signs are part of a disturbbng trend. while a growing number of people are leaving the bay area to escape the high cost of living here, even more are considering it. according a new survey by the silcon valley leadership group and bay area news group, 44- percent said they were thinking about leaving says
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leadership group c.e.o. carl guardino.carl guardino/silicon valley leadership group ".....and we drilled down with an even deeper question, are you actually packingup and leaving this year in 2019 and a startling 6 out of a hundred people said yes, ia am leaving this year...."less surprising is the finding that 83-percent of those polled said housing is thebay area's biggest problem, while 76-percent pointed to the ever-worsening traffic that plagues the region. but asked whether they would support a new taxes to tackle those problems, traffic wins out over housing by a marginof 71-percent to 43 percent. again, carl guardino. carl guardino/silicon valley leadership group ".....we askedwould you support something as high as a 1 percent sales tax for transportation improvements and 71 percent said yes, if it's going to build a world-class integrated transit system that actually met my needs while also improving the crumbling nature of our roads, i wold support that even if it means taxing myseld because i am being taxed way too much in the time i lose in traffic...." less surprising is the fact that the survey found that nearly twice as many renters than homeowners support new
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taxes to fix the housing problem.wheras traffic impacts pretty much everybody all the time. don't be surprised to see something on the ballot soon to address one or both. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news (grant) next at 5:30... a heads up if you live or work in the east bay. the alert being sent to phones-- that could help you in a real emergency. (vicki) and after the break... new information in a shooting in an east bay neighborhood. details on who police are looking for tonight.
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kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) new information tonight about a shooting in walnut creek. police are searching for two suspects after an armed robbery-- that led to a man being shot. kron 4's sara stinson has the details. "the shooting happened right here in the heart of walnut creek in the union bank parking lot. i spoke with people who live and work here who say they are shocked this would happen in such a safe city."i'm just...it's completely shocking...i always feel safe walking by there."i believe it's a very safe place to live, but just like anywhere we do have

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