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kron 4 program is sponsored by honda. live, this is kron 4 news at 11 p.m. "this broadcast realtime captioned by becky lyon." tracking down bryan stow's attackers. new information released about the suspects in the giants' fan beating. only on kron 4 tonight. >> she said you're gone. you're going home. two passengers kicked off an outgoing flight at s.f.o. you won't believe the reason flight attendants told them to get off the plane. but first kron 4 is tracking the storm as cold, wet weather grips the bay area. may rain storms have surprised the bay area and there is more coming for your
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morning commute. what should we expect now? >> certainly feels like a winter storm. we have got snow up in the sierra. >> it is cold. >> it certainly is cold. temperatures down into the 40s in some spots. but storm tracker 4 showing us right now still a few showers up into the north bay. in fact, napa valley really has been pummeled this evening. we will show you some of the spots where we are getting showers right on through walnut creek also through the livermore valley. fremont picking up a few rain drops as well this current hour. peninsula. looks look roaming cells. hit or miss showers. everything very light though at this current hour and up into the napa valley. we are still continuing to see a few rain drops there. looks like right along i-80 as you head towards vacaville still picking up showers there as well. but it looks like we will continue to see the chance for wet weather as we head into tomorrow morning. we will take you through the time line of that coming up in a few minutes.
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new details tonight about the investigation into the attack on bryan stow. he is the san francisco giants fan who was beaten outside the los angeles dodgers stadium nearly seven weeks ago now. well, today lead investigators from l.a.p.d. released new information about their search for the two suspects. >> reporter: the los angeles police chief says they have received hundreds of leads in the bryan stow case but still these suspects have not yet been caught. he says that these guys are not dodgers fans. he says they are thugs who need to be taken off the streets. >> we believe there are people that know. we believe that there are family members and friends that know. >> reporter: the chief and his detectives with the los angeles police department reaching out for help with the bryan stow case. >> we have prioritized each and every one of these over 500 leads. they range from simple leads of looks like the guy at mcdonald's. >> reporter: stow was beaten outside dodgers stadium more
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than six weeks ago. tuesday police announced they have had more than 500 leads. they believe the attacker may have been wearing an andre ethier dodger jersey. the attack left stow in critical condition and in the last 24 hours stow was transferred to san francisco general hospital. police say the attack lasted less than 30 seconds and they are hoping that someone comes forward with new information. >> we are going to make or break this on a lead. we want to do everything we can so that we can bring justice for this particular crime and closure for the stow family and it is going to be done by your clue. so if you have a clue, call it in. >> i did talk with bryan stow's parents who you see in this picture right behind me. they said that doctors plan on holding a press conference wednesday morning to update everyone on bryan stow's current health condition. for now reporting in the newsroom, j.r. stone, kron 4 news. new tonight at 11 p.m. two passengers booted off a u.s. airways flight because one of them reportedly made a comment about the plane being
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late and said it was the airline's fault. the passengers say that's when the flight attendant ordered them to leave the plane. the airline's reaction. a story you will see only here on kron 4. >> reporter: luke hazelwood and his girlfriend didn't meet the airline passenger until after all three boarded a u.s. airways flight at s.f.o. they had no idea what they were about to experience on flight 1496 bound for charlotte, north carolina, would not only unite them but would be an experience they won't soon forget. it all started before they even got on the plane. the flight was running an hour late due to bad weather but hazelwood's girlfriend says they were never told that. >> we kept checking to see if we were boarding. the sign said on time. >> there was a serious panic caused by the flight attendant. >> the way that the flight attendant expressed or blared
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over the intercom intercom. >> i said we are boarded an hour late and the flight attendant said what did you say? >> i was appalled seeing that i would look at a flight attendant as someone to be caring. >> i repeated what i said. you boarded us an hour later. you should be accountable. >> mr. hazelwood just expressed his view point that if you weren't an hour later. >> and she said you're gone. you're going home. kicked me off the flight. >> reporter: hazelwood's girlfriend was not kicked off the flight but decided to leave the plane with her boyfriend. >> kicked me off as well just making the point she could have approached the situation very differently. so we have a traveling irate flight attendant from san francisco to charlotte. >> krause was rebooked on another flight. hazelwood and his girlfriend
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were also rebooked for the following day. hazelwood says the airline would not compensate him for his hotel room. all u.s. airways is saying about the incident is that the passengers interfered with the flight crew and in the interest of safety they had to be removed. in the newsroom, kron 4 news. so what are a passenger's rights on board a plane? according to passenger rights advocate, a flight attendant can remove you from a plane if they deem you a risk. but the problem is most flight attendants are not trained to know what a risk is. >> flight attendants union has not given specific instructions as far as we know to the flight attendances. we know they have no self- defense training and they have no actual instruction as to how to assess basic risks inside a plane. we do believe they have some terrorist training and some things they are told to look for but these basic behaviors that people have when people express frustration and believe me there is a lot of
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frustration with air travel these days, these kind of things are very subjective. don't appear to be any protocols it is just a flight attendant making a subjective determination. could be as simple as somebody has a logo on their sweatshirt that the flight attendant thinks is offensive. people have been arrested for that. >> in fact, she says she is contacted about similar incidents about passengers removed from planes several times a month. new accusations and video of alleged misconduct by sfpd officers. surveillance video from a residential hotel in the city's mission district. the video shows undercover officers entering the building carrying nothing. a man claims after police left his laptop and camera were gone. this is footage of the officers leaving. two are carrying what the public defender says appears to be a backpack and camera bag. these are the same officers accused of crossing the line in
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the tenderloin district. he says this tape shows undercover narcotics officers stealing. >> personal items belonging to residents at two different hotels, two different parts of the city were taken. that is theft. that is a crime. that is not allowed under police authority. just because you're a police officer you don't have the right to go into somebody's room and remove personal property and keep it. >> he says none of the items allegedly taken from the hotel was checked into evidence. in response to the accusations, sfpd chief gregg sirr explained what steps the department is taking? >> any officers that were seen in any of these videos, none are in plain clothes as of my speaking. i've got to emphasize. all these officers are innocent until proven guilty. >> sirr said dishonesty will not be tolerated. sirr made those comments
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shortly after he and mayor ed lee swore in the department's new command staff today at city hall. we see the video here. city leaders say the command staff is part of a streamlining process which will save more than $1 million in management costs. a bombshell of an admission from former governor arnold schwarzenegger. just a week after separating from his wife maria shriver, arnold schwarzenegger announced he has a secret child with someone close to the family. a look at how the former governor made the announcement and what it may mean to his already rocky marriage just ahead on kron 4 news.
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mark harmon celebrates mary hart. >> tonight at 11:30. it is a stunning revelation. the former governor of california has a child with a one time member of his household staff. arnold schwarzenegger and his wife maria shriver separated after he admitted the indiscretion to her. it happened more than a decade ago. here are the details. >> reporter: in this corner arnold schwarzenegger. former actor, former governor,
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and possibly former husband. his only public comment a statement admitting paternity of a 10-year-old child born to a woman who worked in his home for 20 years. i understand and deserve the feelings of anger and disappointment among my friends and family he said. there are no excuses and i take full responsibility for the hurt i have caused. in this corner maria shriver, ex-journalist, ex- first lady of california today releasing a statement saying this is a painful and heartbreaking time. i ask for compassion, respect and privacy as my children and i try to rebuild our lives and heal. i will have no further comment. and in this corner the mystery woman. she has not been identified but we do know that she retired in january apparently on good terms. the child was born before arnold schwarzenegger entered politics. the mother told everyone that her then husband fathered the child. arnold schwarzenegger reportedly took financial responsibility for the child from the start and continues to
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provide support. there is a fourth corner as well. celebrity gossip experts like tmz's harvey levin with what they claim is inside information. >> maria has been miserable in this marriage for several years and made that very clear to people who knew her and part of the reason was the womanizing. so it is not this one incident that set maria off by any means. >> tmz says as recently as five years ago arnold schwarzenegger was having late night visits with office staffers at his santa monica headquarters. >> they would come in almost in the middle of the night when he was there and 1 a.m. in the morning and stay there for hours behind closed doors. >> we have been seeing showers all day and continuing with the wet weather at the current hour. more weather straight ahead. kron 4 programming is sponsored by home depot.
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all the wet weather here in the bra area -- bay area is turning to snow. we go up to the mountains to show you the conditions there. >> reporter: take a look at this. snow was blowing sideways at blue canyon coming down hard. check it out. driver senior coming down the hill on 80 were faced with almost whiteout conditions and were happy to see the sign telling them the end of the treacherous driving was near. you can see that the snow was piling up fast. take a look at our live van. didn't take long for the snow to start accumulating on the side of the van. we were parked here for about an hour and the windshield was completely covered with snow and ice. a quick walk through a snow drift shows how much snow is on the ground and it is the middle of may. snow chains were required for the trip and for good reason. the roadway was covered with snow that had been falling all afternoon. cal-trans and chp did what they could to slow the pace of traffic occasionally stopping traffic all together and for good reason. on the way up the mountain we
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were stopped near baxter. a pickup truck lost control of its vehicle and wrapped it around a tree. dangerous conditions to deal with especially when you consider the fact that it is spring. jeff bush, kron 4 news. still at this hour continuing to see a few isolated showers. right now though a clear shot of downtown san francisco. starting to see things wind down a little bit. we are still going to continue the threat of showers throughout the evening hours and scattered showers could even continue into tomorrow morning as well. looks like we will warm up and dry up though as we head towards the end of the workweek. but here is a look at your storm tracker 4. bit different than several hours ago. starting to see things really start to improve in terms of that wet weather. still seeing a few rain drops from hayward down into fremont. along the peninsula a much dryer picture across the board. so sticking with overcast conditions at this current hour then wet weather travels
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through vacaville as you head through the central valley. check out the foothills. really starting to see some heavy downpours there. snow continuing up in the sierra. in fact, we could see some moderate to heavy snowfall throughout the evening hours. a winter storm warning in effect until tomorrow morning. snow levels down to about 4000 feet. could get about a foot of snow in the higher elevations. so here is a look at futurecast 4 as we take you through the evening hours. it looks like into early tomorrow morning we are going to continue to see these isolated scattered showers especially right on through places like mountain view down into san jose as well and this will continue. however, much dryer picture tomorrow. in fact, we will continue to dry out. and it looks like as we head into the latter part of your day on wednesday we will actually see a bit of a dry day out there. and maybe that sunshine coming out as well. so here is a look at your morning lows. overnight getting down to about 43 in places like santa rosa. 50 degrees in san francisco. tomorrow temperatures will warm up a bit more. that sunshine expected to break through at points. and then we dry out nicely by
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giants another stumble in colorado. george karl the former warrior coach beat cancer now he is the boss of the denver nuggets. great comeback story. george part of 41,000 in the house and pat burrell getting some at bats. couple of hits today. two-run double. giants out to a 3-1 lead. but last night tim lincecum hurt his own cause with a throwing error. same deal today. jonathan sanchez was cruising along and then in the 8th inning his error allows colorado to move within 3-2 and then carr carlos gonzalez a two-
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run single off lopez. scored 4 in the 8th. taking a half game lead on the giants. san francisco at dodgers stadium tomorrow night. the as host the angels tonight at the oakland coliseum. pitcher dallas braden season over. he underwent shoulder surgery today. jewish heritage night. game again delayed 42 minutes by rain. that's back-to-back nights. then the as went crazy. mark ellis delivering the goods. the as win tonight 14-0. they are now tied with texas atop of the american league west. gio gonzalez seven innings. pretty nice support. one hit. as put up six more runs in the 6th inning. 14-0. obviously their biggest route of the season.
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one of the all time great power hitters passed away. harmon kilabrew died today in scottsdale following a battle with throat cancer. he was 74 years of age. paid 14 of his 22 seasons in minnesota. 11 time all-star. and before the alleged juicing of the current players he was one of the top home run hitters in the history of the game. still, 11th on the all-time list with 573. second to baby ruth. great individual performance tonight in game 1 of the nba finals. dirk nowitzki 24-24 free throws. all time playoff record. also 12 of 15 shooting. 48 points. jason terry added 24. offset kevin durant's 40 as dallas wins game 1 of the nba west finals 121-112.
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mavs lead the series 1-0. nba draft lottery for nonplayoff teams held tonight. >> picking number 11 will be the golden state warriors. >> that's new owner. got all dolled up to be on t.v. he is number 11. big story was the little boy on the right. owner of the cleveland cavaliers' son. that's nick gilbert. they got the number 1 pick and the number 4 pick. unfortunately for them it is going to be a pretty, pretty light draft. okay, sharks vancouver, game 2 tomorrow night. lightening and bruins going back and forth. what do you say, young lady? how do you like this? that's right, that's jackie. she is off tonight. all right, anyway did you know that? she is a big hockey nut. >> i didn't know. >> you don't watch the show, do you? >> i'm starting to get into the sharks. >> because they are winning. boston won 6-5. that series tied one a piece. part of the history of kron for
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