tv KRON 4 Early News KRON August 15, 2013 6:00am-7:01am PDT
>> good morning, top stories we're following this thursday august 15th. a late night shooting in hayward leaves one man dead what prompted officers to open fire on the suspect >> and it will be announced this morning when the new eastern span of the bay bridge will open. we have a preview of what work is left. >> the two men found guilty for their roles in a gang rape in 2009 will be sentenced today. we'll tell you just how many years they face in prison. >> if you can expect a similar pattern of the
weather and i will have full details coming up at 6:15 a.m.. >> we have had a few incidents this morning but so far, no hot spots. there was a car fire in san leandro. this was at the old friend. this may be blocked and this may back up traffic. over at the beit bridge or westbound ride, the metering lights have been activated. your quick commute check shows the heaviest traffic is still one interstate 580. highway 4 in antioch to pittsburg. >> we're following a developing story out of hayward this moring. one man is dead following an officer involved shooting. joining us live now is kron 4's mike pelton. mike what's the scene like >> police stated that a 12
year old girl alerted them to the apartment. we are kept outside of the apartment. you concede that the hayward police cars are still here. here is video and police stated the this began at 9:30 p.m. last night when she called to state that her parents were fighting he was privy to kill her mother. the disk masters heard them arguing in the background.an officer fes safety and he shot the suspect. >> we have the child describing what was going on. she was given the dispatcher on account what she saw happening. the child i observed her father with a knife. when they heard what
was going on, they heard the screams, the gaels and they se. >> of 40 stated said there were also other children at the tim of the shootingthere arn inside the apartment when this happens. they all have to not cope with this. >> new this morning. we will know at 10 a.m. when the new eastern span of the bay bridge will be open to drivers. last month there were talks that it would have to be pushed back until sometime in december because of cracked bolts. kron 4's will tran joins us now in oakland where the opening date could be sooner than that. >> the potential opening may be labor day or sooner. the building right by heine may is when it will happen. the
good nils is that they talked to more engineers and that there is a band-aid approach to they can do to open it up. it the reason why we are here is because this is video that we want to show you. they installed new bolts. they stated that the metal was too brittle. they spoke about why it was a broke and how it passed the the inspectors. with the new band-aid approach means that they will have to look inside and find out whether or not it can be opened. >> then engineers obispo to stated that it is better they do this now than later. they believe that the current span cannot even
withstand a minor they would take their chances with that in some of the current span. they are set to make an announcement. had they not done this that are talking maybe december or later. they did not want to do this during the rainy season. >> stay with kron4 as we continue to monitor the completion of the new eastern span of the bay bridge. as we reported. the toll bridge oversight committee will announce an opening date for the new span at a public meeting at 10 a-m this morning in oakland. and you can always get the latest information on our 24/7 news channel on comcast 193. >> two men will be sentenced today for their roles in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl outside a richmond high school in 2009. marcelles peter and jose montano were convicted of sexual charges. two other men have already been convicted.and two more trials are pending. the attack happened outside richmond high during a homecoming dance.
the teenager was beaten, robbed and sexually people watched. they face 33 years to life >> mountain view police say the 21- year-old woman reported missing tuesday night has been found safe. melinda alexander, who is not from the bay area, was last seen at a gas station on north shoreline boulevard in mountain view on tuesday evening. police say she had been in an argument with her sister before she was dropped off at the gas station without a cell phone and her identification. alexander was found safe in san mateo county last night. >> this just in. the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits has dropped 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted
320,000, the fewest since october of 2007. a sign of layoffs and steadthis is a signe at a modest job growth. >> now to the latest on the violence in egypt and new this morning. the health ministry there says the death toll in clashes between police and protestors has risen to more than 500. the number of injured has also climbed to nearly three thousand. the clashes started yesterday when police moved in to clear to sit-in camps in cairo. those camps were set up by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. the government then declared a month long state of emergency and a nighttime curfew in cairo and a dozen other provinces. ups crash investigation vo- oncam vo >> still to come to kron 4
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unable to retrieve the flight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage. also investigators say it appears there was no warning before the deadly crash the plane took off from louisville, kentucky, and crashed just before five a-m on wednesday it approached birmingham- shuttlesworth international airport. the n-t-s-b says the plane clipped some trees and crashed into a hill, ultimately stopping on a street that runs parallel to the airport. the n-t-s-b are still trying ot figure out what caused the crash. >> the tail section of the aircraft is still smoking. for that reason we have not been able to get in and get the black box, the voice or quarter and the date talk or quarter. >> authorities are confident that they will be able to retrieve the plane's flight data recorders, which are critical to their investigation. the pilot and co-pilot were
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clouds but mild conditions. it is already a little humid outside. the same goes for downtown san francisco. it is cooler in the north bay with temperatures in the '50s. fog tracker 4 is stating that will be very expensive. partial clearing for the delta. because as we put the clock and the motion you can expect partly cloudy conditions. the humidity levels are higher today and will be a fair late monday afternoon. i want to break down your afternoon high. the to butchers will be cooler the mossad yesterday. mountain view will climb up to 76 degrees. low 90's for pittsburg and upper 70's for vallejo. >> downtown san francisco
will be where it should be with temperatures in upper 60s. will see low 70's for berkeley. napa but will have a high of 78. if you are heading to the oakland a's game. you can expect mostly cloudy conditions and the temperatures will be in the upper 60s. it will be a little when the outside. your extended forecast shows a cool down as we head into the weekend. we will continue with slightly cooler weather as we head into next week. >> the time is 6:16 a.m.. >> we're looking at a light traffic around the bay. we are not tracking any hot spots. we are looking at the bay bridge ride where the westbound a backup is not a solid one. it is slowing
down around 880 over crossing. the drive times 12 to 14 minutes. the san mateo bridge and highway 92 we're tracking note the delays. your trip to the golden gate bridge on 101 is a little assault otherwise is trouble-free foggy otherwises okay. it is 15 minutes and there are no delays to what the creek. this little slow on 1 01 northbound here is your no. they ride we are delay free from the golden gate bridge. >> a months-long wave of violence in iraq has killed at least another 31 people. officials say dozens of people were also wounded in the series of car bombings across baghdad.
more than three-thousand and with people have been killed in violence during the past few months. >> united nation experts are heading to syria to investigate alleged use of chemical weapons. u.n. secretary-general gave the green light to send a team after the syrian government accepted arrangements for the investigation. however diplomats and chemical weapons experts doubt inspectors will find anything since the alleged incidents happened months ago. >> a nuclear monitoring group will hold a press conference today -- to discuss a new report that finds a high risk of terrorist attacks at some of the nation's nuclear facilities. the "nuclear proliferation prevention project" says dozens of reactors in at least ten states-- including california, are vulnerable to terror attacks. their study found nuclear facilities in those states are not protected from an attack that could trigger a meltdown or other disasters. >> state regulators are set to take up offshore fracking after revelations that the practice had quietly occurred off the coast since the late 1990s. that the federal government
has allowed hydraulic fracturing on at least a dozen occasions in the past and approved a new job earlier this year. fracking involves injecting huge quantities of water, sand and chemicals into rock formations to recover oil or >> a story you'll only see on kron-4. illegal marijuana growers are being blamed for what the authorities are calling an environmental disaster. in a remote canyon east of mount hamilton, authorities discovered upwards of 8- no arrests were made, but the growers left behind sacks of pesticides, fertilizer and other toxic materials which threaten wildlife and can contaminate water supplies. >> this is illegally smuggled from mexico. a teaspoon or more is enough to kill a person or an animal. >> deputies say, there is also evidence the growers belong to a mexican drug cartel. and that the marijuana was bound for bay area streets. >> former illinois congressman
jesse jackson junior was sentenced to 30 months in prison for for a scheme to in campaign money. jackson pleaded guilty in february to using campaign money for personal expenses that included buying michael jackson memorabilia, furs and a rolex watch. jackson's wife, sandra jackson got 12 months in prison for filing false tax returns. jackson's father, a civil rights advocate jesse jackson senior, said his son is very sick. >> medical examiners are taking center stage in trial of the hasan. so far, doctors who examined seven of the 13 killed have described how some showed signs that they were shot while lying on the floor of a medical building at fort hood in november 2009. after a frenetic four days in which more than 60 people testified, the pace has slowed as prosecutors have called investigators and experts to describe how hasan carried out the shooting. hasan acknowledges the evidence against him shows he was the shooter and has put up a minimal defense.
>> bradley manning's lawyers say the army ignored signs defense lawyers released this photograph during a sentencing hearing yesterday. it shows the army private dressed as a woman - with a blonde wig and make-up. manning had sent the photo to his sergeant in an e-mail titled. "my problem". a military psychologist testified that manning struggled with gender identity problems. manning was convicted last month of espionage, and other charges for leaking classified information to wiki- leaks. he apologized saying his actions hurt people *and the united states." >> still ahead on kron 4 morning nils. american
traders and investors take their summer breaks. the major indexes have drifted lower in the past week after climbing to all- time-highs at the start of the month. here's a look at yesterday's closing numbers. the market fell as poor earnings from macy's cast doubt on the outlook for consumer spending. the dow fell 113 points. the nasdaq dropped 15. and the s-and-p 500 fell eight. >> new data show that the u.s. is on track to end the year with the fewest homes repossessed by lenders in six years. foreclosure listing firm realtytrac says lenders repossessed just under 37,000 u.s. homes last month. that's down 31 percent from the same time last year. rising home prices and a gradually improving job market have helped limit the pace of homes first entering the foreclosure process. >> the obama administration is making changes to the plus
loan program that may help thousands of families qualify for the college financial aid. the education department says it has expanded support for families that have recent but small-scale debt. they may now become eligible for plus loans through appeals. parents and graduate students who use plus loans have no borrowing limit, but they face interest rates higher than on most federal student loans.obama-student >> american airlines parent amr corp. plans to ask a its turnaround plan that includes a merger with us airways, even though the federal government has sued to block the deal. the hearing had been expected to be one of the final steps before amr could close the merger and exit bankruptcy protection after nearly two years. but amr could spend several more months in bankruptcy court while it fights to save the merger. the u.s. justice department and six states sued to block the deal, saying it would hurt competition and cause consumers to pay higher fares. >> cisco systems is cutting
five- percent of its workforce. the company cites the difficult economic climate as the reason for the 4- thousand layoffs which are set to begin in 2014. cisco designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment. shares of cisco stock plunged ten- percent in after-hours trading yesterday. and >> we will be right back as a kron 4 morning news continues. ñáçwçñ
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street on this thursday morning. it looks like the sell-off will continue. the dow was off about a hundred points yesterday. dow futures are down 122. >> we are waking up to 60 degrees. but humidity level is a little high. it is a little muddy as you head out to work or school. it was still the norm in land where the temperatures climbed near 90 degrees. we will see a cool down as we transition into the weekend. i will have a full detail of what amount will exceed raindrops. >> we're still looking at a pretty good ride around the bay. we're not tracking any hot spots. if the traffic loads are a little lighter. look at the bay bridge, westbound. the backlog is slowly building or around 880 over crossing. we pick
up a little bit of slowing for the mammoth.mimicked. mimic >> we're following a developing story out of hayward this moring. an officer involved shooting has been reported at an apartment complex on tennyson avenue just after 9:30 last night. joining us live now is kron 4's mike pelton. mike what's the scene like out there this morning? >> what you are seen as family and friends who have shown up this morning. the authorities have been here for the past nine hours and it appears that will remain on the scene. here is video from earlier this morning. a 12 year-old girl called police because her parents were fighting. they stated that the dispatchers could hear the argument and is sent the officers to the
complex. when they arrived, the daughter notified the police that the father was armed with a knife. this is what police said happen next. >> when the officers arrived they entered the apartment and they were met in neatly with a knife. the male suspect came and a threat in manner and officer discharged as a weapon. he feared for his life. the subject was struck, transported to hospital and he later was pronounced a deceased. >> hayward police stated that all the officers involved have been with the force more than five years. officer that fired will be placed on paid administrative leave. this is standard procedure. i spoke with the other three people inside the apartment included the 12 year old girl and is that they're all ok. >> we are now just a few hours away from learning when the new eastern span of
the bay bridge will open. there is some hope that the bridge could open labor day weekend. but there is also the possibility that the opening could be delayed for months because of broken safety bolts. the announcement from the toll bridge oversight committee comes two days after federal transportation officials signed off on a temporary fix for the cracked seismic safety bolts that have threatened to delay the opening until at least december. the fix involves temporarily installing steel plates in the area of the broken bolts to help prevent movement during an earthquake while long-term repairs are done. >> state senator mark desaulnier.represents a large portion of the east bay. he's also the chairman of the senate transportation and housing committee. desaulnier belives the new eastern span of the bay bridge should open as soon as possible. however he thinks it's time to take a look at how caltrans operates. who should be held accountable for their mistakes
>> the performance on this project is not acceptable. this is set appropriate time for us to make sure that the safety is okay. we need to have extensive hearings to look at what went wrong what can be learned from this. we also learned who should be held accountable. >> stay with kron4 as we continue to monitor the completion of the new eastern span of the bay bridge. as we reported. the toll bridge oversight committee will announce an opening date for the new span at a public meeting at 10 a-m this morning in oakland. and you can always get the latest information on our 24/7 news channel on comcast >> the time is 6:34 a.m.. >> some people are questioning the online posts left by hannah anderson. the 16 year old girl who was kidnapped in southern california last week sparking a multi-state amber alert. her kidnapper, james dimaggio, was killed by police over the weekend. anderson's posts include a manicure she got after being rescued, and a note she
wrote to her mother and young brother. anderson also answered questions from strangers about her abduction, saying she didn't tell her parents that dimaggio made her uncomfortable because he was her dad's best friend and she didn't want to ruin their relationship. the comments have some psychologists concerned. >> the 16 year-old girl is traumatized. if she is a mistake of trauma and she is not thinking. when you're in a state that you do not realize the consequences. >> there is a fire that i talked about. her mother and her brother was killed. hannah also talked about the night her mother and brother were killed, burned in dimaggio's house. she said dimaggio tied them
up in the garage and that he had the fire set so it would start at a certain time. >> search warrants are stating that he tortured the mother before the fire. it also stated that the growtandgl girl and dimaggio exchanged phone calls before this happened. >> the california supreme court has refused to stop gay marriages in the state. the latest legal challenge came from supporters of proposition 8-- the voter approved ban on same-sex marriage in california. the ban was struck down and that decision later upheld by the u-s supreme court this past june. recently, prop 8 supporters had asked the *state supreme court to stop the weddings, arguing that the
federal action applied only to the two couples who filed the federal case. and the counties in which they live. the state supreme court >> after more than three-years of debate, a new "l-g-t-b" homeless housing project is expected to get the green light. the san francisco city planning commission is set to approve a permit for the 24-bed expansion of an existing shelter on south van ness avenue. a recent survey of the city's l-g-b-t homeless say they didn't feel safe or welcome in many of the existing shelters. that survey also found that 29-percent of the city's homeless population say they are gay. the new shelter is expected to cost about 550-thousand dollars and planners hope to open it's door sometime next year. >> sprang to help stop the spread of the west mile
virus is scheduled tonight in santa clara county. it is set to start at 11:00 p.m.. vector control spray from berryessa rd down to ease san antonio street, and from 1910 to north and south jackson street, near highway 101. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news s 6:30 p.m.. a popular san francisco attraction is closing their doors today. plans for the new wax museum coming up. >> it has been five weeks since a tolerant missing in oakland. details on how they are, the friends and family are holding up. >> we're also watching weather and traffic this morning. we will be getting an update from erica and george coming up 6:45 a.m..
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interim government and supporters of ousted egyptian president mohammed morsi. >> a few things will be different at this year's hempfest in seattle. since marijuana is now legal in washington, police cannot hand out tickets for illegal possession at the festival. instead, the seattle police plan on handing out doritos to attendees. the department says it's not just an effort to satisfy the munchies. they want people to check out a question-and-answer on the bags. this is an effort to get a conversation going about washington's new law that allows marijuana use by adults 21 and over. as many as 85-thousand people are expected to attend this weekend's festivities. >> you hand out fliers. you
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>> welcome back. we have calls overlooking san francisco. you can see some of the building is obstructed by at the fog bread we also have fog and drizzle along the coastline. this will be quick to burn off. it is say mild and monday start outside. 64 degrees out the door in san mateo. as we follow these numbers will see the temperatures will be cooler than yesterday. we are near seasonal. downtown san francisco will have a high
of 67 degrees. there are children heading back to school. we will seek a slight rise and it will fill a little monday outside. and by later on tonight take a look at future cast 4. it still will be mild by 8:00 p.m.. low 60's for downtown san francisco. we're talking 70's and fairfield. here is a look at the back-to-school forecast. if you get the children of the door it would be pretty mild and the temperatures will be in the mid-60s. >> and by the time the school bell rings at 3:00 p.m. it will be in the low 80s. your 7 day or round the bay is highlighting that we will have morning fog and afternoon sunshine. the temperatures will still be very near seasonal and it's pretty quiet whether or
around the bay. the time is 6:47 a.m.. >> we are watching is a dead in walnut creek on interstate 680. it is in the connector ramp. there is a vehicle fire and it is not blocking the lanes or producing a lot of smoke. it is backing of the ride on 680 southbound turning west on highway 24. it has not affected the northbound right. it is not unusual to see slow traffic south of t4224242. today might be a good day for you to take a different commute. we're dealing with the bay bridge, it will not be a problem. 16
minute drive time from the east shore freeway. your ride to the san mattel bridge, highway 92 is slow traffic. the golden gate bridge is still a very light trucks with smolt traffic north and south bound. >> the time is 6:49 a.m.. sandra coke is being remembered as neighbors held a candlelight vigil in front are home in yesterday's blinkered the federal investigator went missing on august 4th when she left to follow a lead of her missing dog. her body was found near a vacaville park last week. neighbors express their love for her. >> the pain that you endorse no longer exists. your body is no. hurt. it has been
relinquished. i know that you are in god's hands. you always be with us. >> the man-sheet dated tod that she dated two decades ago as a person of interest. he was with her the night that she disappeared. he is currently in jail for is separate parole violation. >> it has been five weeks since the disappearance of a oakland taller. she was kidnapped out of a car while her father was shopping at a store. friends and family are hoping to keep her on the forefront of their once mined with a march. >> authority say that
bringing her home is their top priority. they say that several investigative teams are working on finding her. it this is an active investigation and that is to the detectives from revealing details of the case. >> breaking news on right now out of walnut creek. we're learning that a robbery is taking place or has taken to is a the tiffany's store on south main street in downtown. a car back into the store and took merchandize. we have a crew unseen and we are working to get you more information. >> richmond mayor a gayle
mclaughlin is continuing a bit to keep financially struggling homeowners in their homes. she will visit wells fargo headquarters in san francisco today. this comes one week after wells fargo and deutsche bank sued the city of richmond to block a plan that would use eminent domain to force to sell more than 600 under water mortgages. >> a bicyclist who pleaded guilty to felony of vehicular manslaughter after striking a chilly pedestrian in the cash to district lester will be sentenced today. 37 year-old chris bucchere agreed to a plea deal last month which includes a sentence of three years' probation and one of
the hours of community service. the felony conviction was the first of its kind in the nation. >> this is a case at slide continued. the time against the worst team in baseball. that the lead exposed to for their team photos before last month's game. that astros went on to win a 10- 1. they will face off again today at 12:35 p.m.. >> on to the giants. bottom of the fourth of the score is 1-1. and todthony rendon hammers once a center. two
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