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>> the top stories that we are following on this tuesday, october 8th. a second board strike is still a possibility, but there are new developments. we will have more on the story coming up. >> the santa clara county sheriff's office says the the streets are a little safer after seizing close to a million and half dollars in drugs from a san jose home. details coming up. >> a six year veteran of the hayward police department is arrested on suspicion is of extortion. we will have more
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on what he is accused of doing. >> currently-session is 50 degrees out the door in concord. upper 40's for half moon bay. you would definitely need a jacket or a sweater. make sure your coffee is extra cot. by the time we reach to the afternoon mild weather is expected. it will get a little crazy and we do have rain for the middle of this week. i will talk about when and where is the possibility coming up. >> these are starting to fill in at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is still not a bad commute. your quick commute check shows and in addition to the slow traffic, we have picked up slowing 41 01 northbound and there was a minor accident
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reported on 1 01 north. >> following the latest with the looming bart's strike. we are just days away from other service shutdown. kron4 will tran is live at the was oakland bart station with more. >> if you talk to these people, they're not confident. after six months of negotiating their just less than 48 hours. if you do not count today, it is just wednesday, and if they did not strike a deal by thursday midnight, there's a strong chance that day may shutdown on friday. it is not a guarantee but this time the governor cannot stepping. the union scheduled-tested this on friday that they would tell us something on monday. they did not do that so this is good nils that they still want to negotiate beyond
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the thursday midnight deadline. they could decide in 24 hours that is that did not strike a deal yes, on friday we will shut down. >> i do not think anyone want to be caught off guard. i spoke to some of the bart riders and this is what they had to say. >> it will impact me greatly, the bart's is held for every morning when i go to work. >> how does this impact you're getting up time? >> i will have to give up an extra 45 minutes early like last time. i left to fight the traffic light everyone else. >> last time, it was so for the july we can solve the traffic was a little bit lighter, there is nothing to brace was for that that means it would be a lot of
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people on the road the good nils is said to both sides are still trying took negotiate. >> this morning, commuters are filling this sense of dread as we close in on the cooling off. deadline october 10th. bart was shut down for five days to a walkout in july and thousands of people on the roads. dalton's more had to wake of extra early if just a line of for buses or ferries to get around. we acts workers in downtown san francisco how they feel about the current situation. here's what some of them had to say. >> last time i was on vacation at the time. if they did go on strike i would be very unhappy. it will impact me greatly. >> this would be a nightmare, definitely. we
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cannot stand another one again. >> i would just have to stay home until this is over. >> you'll hear some of the stress and peoples of boys. stay with kron4 as we continue to follow the negotiations between bart management and unions. for a possible strike is no deal is reached. you can download our app and check out our website ed to get the latest. >> new overnight, san francisco police are investigating a suspicious death involving an infant. they say around 12:30 p.m. this morning, a woman brought her infant to san francisco general hospital, infant died. the medical examiner is calling the death suspicious.
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>> in santa clara county sheriff's officers say that the streets are little safer after seizing close to a million and half dollars in drugs from san jose home. the bust was the culmination of two years investigating by the sheriff's office. they confiscated crystal meth, cocaine and heroin. they also had several weapons and $825,000 in cash. detectives believe it is all part of a distribution organization. >> sullen and developing story out of hayward, police officers there will be arraigned for suspicion of extortion. officer romeo aberin was arrested
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yesterday for investigation of extortion under color of authority and receiving a bribe. the 30 year-old, six year department veteran, alberin tried to use its suspect as a confidential informant after determining that she had forced prescriptions for friends and a clinic. police that when the victim told him there was no useful information to give him, he acts turf to give him $500 in exchange for a criminal case to go away. the suspect then gave him the $500 and then notify police, who collaborated her account. >> he turned in his letter of resignation on yesterday, his arraignment is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. people are
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trying to sign up for new health care running into more problems this morning. we will have the details. >> a full safety recall to tell you about this morning involving a popular chicken brands. those stories and much more on the kron4 brands. those stories and much more on the kron4 morning news returns. uz)ñ
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>> welcome back. the u.s. d.a. has issued a food safety alert for some of tainted foster farms chicken. the agency says that 278 people and 18 states have been sickened by the tainted chicken. the potential deadly bacteria has been traced to three california foster farms plants. however, the company
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is not issued a recall. but if you'll buy chicken with these a lot numbers, p- 6137, p-6137-eight or p-763 to do, they should be returned to the store in which you bought them. >> democrats controlling the senate are planning to try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government's own borrowing cap. the u.s. government runs out of money on october 17th. if it is not allowed to borrow above the current 16.7 trillion dollar debt limit, republicans could filibuster the bill. the measure is expected to provide enough marron room to last beyond next year's election. this as a separate
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issue of the government shutdown continues as federal government's new fiscal year starts on october 1st. congress has not approved a spending plan, as republicans in the house are demanding concessions before approving any spending plan. >> while the house to debate a bill to bring bad government workers, a partial government shutdown is about to hit the people who keep an eye on the nation's 100 commercial nuclear power plants. the nuclear regulatory commission said monday it is expecting to furlough some 3900 employees at the close of business that thursday is no deal struck between the president and congress. they will retain only 300 essential personnel. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. san francisco parks one step closer to
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with qualifying bundles. extra curricular activities help provide a sense of identity and a path to success. joining the soccer team. getting help with math. going to prom. i want to learn to swim. it's hard to feel normal, when you can't do the normal things. to help, sleep train is collecting donations for the extra activities that, for most kids, are a normal part of growing up. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child. >> welcome back. that is typhoon danas which is
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heading for correct and mainland japan with strong winds and heavy rain. the typhoon hit okinawa yesterday. this is video when the storm hit japan. winds have a clock in at 190 mi. per hour. the storm is expected to weaken by the time of his career and mainland japan. >> sunnyvale is coming in at 64 degrees. the 40's are widespread in the good nils is that we do have mild weather on the way. the temperatures will start to climb. future cast 4 shows by noon that we will have 60's inside the bay. i think we will really stay in the '70s. 60s along the immediate coastline. we would get pretty close to 80
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but we will not hit it. like 8:00 p.m. tonight the temperatures will drop again and we are talking upper 50s low 60's. it will be pretty windy at times. >> you will notice that plenty of 70's will be in the south and mild weather for san jose. we will also reach the upper 70's and the east bay. 76 degrees for danville and low 70's for castro valley. downtown san francisco will be in the upper 60s. although we're waking up to fair conditions the clause was strong man letter on today. highballs and mostly sunny skies. als trackin. the temperatures will call and ed will be
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hard to make ends. and into the weekend the to butchers will start to war. we're talking s weather fo. >> we are tracking a couple of accidents. let's go to the east and bade overall the conditions are okay for the east shore freeway. it is slowing your ride coming west from ira mentored roc--we have heavy traffic on 580 continuing towards a little more into dublin. 680 south is still looking good. there has been an accident on 1 01 northbound that continues to slow the rise but again it is not backed
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up just drive it a little bit to the drive time. the more ran ride however is looking good where we are is a debt-free and delay free for 1 01 southbound. the >delay free. >> the san mateo bridge is still looking good at we are starting to pick up congestion on the approach to the toll plaza. the golden gate bridge is easy for south bond 101 and we are still out the latest incident free. >> a proposal to establish city-wide park closure hours in san francisco was passed by a board supervisors' committee. the legislation would establish closure hours of midnight to 5:00 a.m. and most parks around the city. the proposal is an attempt to
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combat vandalism and illegal dumping and parts, which cost of francisco more than $900,000 annually to clean up. violators would face a fine of up to $100 for a first offense, which could escalate to a subsequent offenses. >> city officials in san carlos are calling all those with pg&e saying that a major pipeline running dry community there may be putting thousands of people in danger. >> the jenny says of the natural gas pipeline under britain road has been tested and operated safely. a judge ordered the pipeline to be shut down on friday. those with pg&e confirmed that it was their engineers to raise a red flag on the possible dangers. the mayor of san carlos says that the information he has been given about the pipeline is
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just not good enough. >> the judge will continue to hear the case today. >> americans try to sign up for health insurance under the new law are experiencing more problems. the on-line romance system was down again early this morning for upgrades. tech exports have been called to several times to fixedly assistance health's debut week ago. experts say that there's still time to fix those problems before the uninsured start getting coverage to january 1st. >> coming up on kron4 morning news. my asthma's under control. i get out a lot... except when it's too cold. like the last three weekends.
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i have no idea whats's going on. maybe you're the original really big chicken com, with curly fries and a drink for just $3.99. why the cowboyat? you're the barbecue chicken combo with two chicken patties, bacon, cheese, and barbecue sauc you also come with curly fries and a drink for $39. bubbles! i have no idea what's going on. >> the time for the tech report with gabe slate. and >> i am down in redwood city. i found something amazing to show you. the oakland a's are battling their way through the playoffs. i want to show you a high-tech tool but jaundicing for baseball players and coaches said they used to improve their batting. major league
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players down to little league players use it. the cool thing is that anyone can do this even for fun. you can use this to see what it's like to square off against a major-league pitcher. >> it is like a batting cage on high-tech steroids. fantasy becomes reality. it is a remarkable training tool that has been used to recreate the jaw dropping experience. california baseball club and redwood city is the only extend limits to have this. it shows a real pitcher throwing real pitches. you can try to figure out what he would throw. players and coaches can control this with this touchscreen computer. you can specify age group and the skill level and you can also let them know if you are left- handed or right-handed. we
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have a sequence-test a stimulator can push costs as low as 40 mi. per hour over 100 mi. per hour. >> once it goes on, it is computer generated and this is just awesome to see. it is just like real life in baseball. >> this is a tool used by baseball players of any level. you can pay a few bucks to experience this. once i find this out i had a tryout. i put on him and get a shot. i am a little rusty, they slowed it down but apparently 70 m.p.h. was still too fast for me. but after a handful of misses, i got better. i have a lot more respect for ballplayers to try to get their hit ki.
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>> gabe slate, kron 4 news. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. neighbors in one san francisco neighborhood are in shock this morning after finding grassy be near their home. >> we are watching your morning commute as we take this live look outside at the san mateo bridge. >> here is a live look from san antonio tx of bay oil spill.of an oil spill. more to come.
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>> welcome back. the opening bell on wall street. it is a big drop for the dow jones. they fell over 136 points. they are worried about what is happening and wall
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stin washington. the u.s. could start to falter on his desk for the first time. dow futures reported it-that's where following the latest and we would check in with rob black as 6:45 a.m.. >> crews are on the scene of an accident where a car went over the edge and crashed causing a fire. kron4 jackie sissel is live and twin peaks neighborhood with more. >> you concede this s to the reservoir. we do not have any official information all i have right now is that an eyewitness stated that at
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around 3:00 p.m. and went a.m. this car and went over their edge and at that point about a minute later they started to see smoke and fire. police and fire officials arrived here and looked over the heads trying to find the victim or suspect inside the car but they have not been able to find anyone. at this point, they did break out search lights to light the area up. as i stated i talk to a witness earlier and she described what she and what her friends all. >> i heard a screeching sound and the big crash. when it came out of our car and started to look for them. we cannot see anything. i started to see smoke and i drove and i saw
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the car catch fire and that is when i made the call. the fire just of getting bigger and bigger. >> the big mystery right now is if anybody in the car, and why was a driven over the cliff. at this point it is questions that have not been answered by the sampras's go police department. if you can see the roadblock here. twin peaks remain close. their research in this area and you can see the water. the fire is out but still no victim or suspect or it >> and we are following the latest with a bart's. we're just days away from another service shut down. kron4 will tran is live a was oakland bart station with more. >> they're still very far apart on wages and health care. one out of the three
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are done but the two sticking points--they're still with the bargaining table. they're scheduled to be back at the table at 9:30 a.m.. these people, stated that they have no confidence. they stated that they have been negotiating for months and is still have no deal. i had a chance to talk to some of the bart riders and this is what some of them have to say about going down to the very last minute. >> i am not going to do with this time perry ed >>. >> i am not willing to do this this time. >> what are your thoughts? >> they should have gone this together by now. they've had 60 days,
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hopefully, they have a few more days to get done. she stated that she was not going to do it, she means that she will continue working from home as long as it takes. obviously, there are people who do not have this luxury and they will be caught in this traffic. with so what happened back in july. >> this was a good nils because it was before the july but now there is nothing, no holidays in place to i observed some of the traffic. and the union have not given their 24-hour heads up because they're still bargaining. they are serious and that want to continue to negotiate. bard is a little upset that they keep going to the media, telling us their side and but we're of today and will lead to know what happens >> capet tone here and will
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lead to know what develops. >> the time is 6:34 a.m.. >> this is probably the coldest day that we have seen with santa rosa as 42 degrees. ford is along the coastline. in places like sunnyvale and pleasanton. you should gray jacket. as we head into afternoon it will be a cooler day would mostly sunny skies. the temperatures will be approaching the upper 70's. the temperatures will continue to tumble and we do have this lights potential for rain for tomorrow. i will have more details on that coming up. >> we're looking a slow traffic on 1 01 northbound
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out of south san jose heading towards a downtown. there was an accident and story roads. again, this is not a hot spot but a little slower. >> residents of is san francisco neighborhood are appalled that a swastika and a message of hate or britain in a park where children play every day. the message was posted on the door of gland can imparts recreation center. the derogatory sohn was spotted laslate yesterday morning. the graffiti crew responded quickly to paint over the door. >> it is just too bad, we do not know what does a kid or
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an adult. is just not good. >> a spokesperson from parks and recreation tell us the the city spends over $1 million each year responding to graffiti, illegal dumping and vandalism. >> former president jimmy carter and his wife are coming their 3 decade relationship with habitat for clemency by helping build a new 12 unit townhome development in oakland. the former president said that helping poor families live in and only decent housing is the best investment governments in the united states and abroad can make to reduce crime and improve quality of life. carter says that oakland's wealthy by
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the standards of most communities hit his wife have visited, yet a recent daylight holdup at the habitat construction site demonstrates families are still struggling elsewhere. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. it is another sign that the united states needs to improve its education system. will have the results of a new survey that puts americans and as a the bottom of the list.
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>> a new world survey shows that young americans are lacking in basic skills in reading and math. 24 developed nations were tested, and the united states finished near the bottom. the results were just published by the organization for economic cooperation and development. in a check of literacy finland to topped the list, americans aged 16-24 came in 20 at. a survey of basic math skills for 16-24 euros, the netherlands came in first. you can see, the americans came in last of
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the 24 developed nations surveyed. >> governor brown has to be towed a bill that would allow non-citizens who are legal residents to serve as a jurist in the state. in a statement, brown says that he does not think is right to expand jury services to non-citizens. the bill author argues all lawful immigrants should be included in civil obligations. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. a post office worker out of fresno caught throwing away mail about obama care. what he had to say in his defense. >>
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>> welcome back. there is an accident reported on the connecting ramp to westbound 24. it is not severe but westbound 580 is heavy into castro valley. south bay freeway is looking good we had this accident northbound and it is still sluggish. it is not completely jammed up. your ride for one and one is looking good. >> the bay bridge, the metering lights are now activated. that gives us about a 16 to 18 minutes drive time. the san mateo bridge, the volume is up and so is the drive time. the golden gate bridge is still easy 41 01 southbound. >> we do have cooler temperatures. the >> here is a live look
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outside from all scam. it is an exceptionally cold just take a look at the numbers. santa rosa 42, upper 40's for pleasanton, 54 degrees in redwood city. grabbed a jacket, is definitely sweater weather. i do not think we will have a 80s and today's forecast but mainly sunny skies will climb to the upper 70's. later on tonight the winds will increase and was a partly cloudy conditions. the temperatures will be back into the upper 50s. satellites end radar shows clear conditions and again, we are monitoring a system that will currently bring rain to british columbia. >> i do want to highlight
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wednesday with the potential of rain drops. the temperatures will be cooler everywhere. we will continue with up below average into thursday. one more weather for this weekend and mild weather as we start next work week. >> we are watching wall street. the dow was down 136 points. we are watching what is happening in washington. the dead sibling is now coming into focus. >bt selling is taking effect. >> the republicans were fairly comfortable the they could get every election, their argument is that we cannot keep feeding the beast. we have to draw a line. some republicans do not want this but democrats do. it is shaping up to the
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amazing 2014 election. there are phrases out there that's-i asked chuck reed and he stated no. >> is that where we are right now? >> it feels like it. >> bay area company, hewlett packard is having companproblems about their struggling business. there is something about a >> tablet coming out and buy them. it is something that is something that may help them. >> they shot in the arm--it may have a profit margin but we are at the under one $300 price. computers are
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getting cheaper and cheaper. if you look at the services, google had a big offered yesterday pre-empt. >> what do you look for for them? >> we just agree that it was beautiful to have one when you were a teenager but if you want services, you go with ibm. is a definite not h.p.. >> starbucks told other businesses that they start putting that he and the federal government. you have to speak up. you have to let them know what areas are hurting create >> will he run for eight
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office? i think so. >> a postal worker is out of a job for throwing away letters about obama and care. this is a snapshot of the inside of a fresno apartment complexes of garbage. he is filled with mail about obama care. witnesses say that the mail was dumped there by the mailman. the mail carriers says that he was running late and he wanted to get back to work on time. that is not good enough stating some of the neighbors. >> this is a very important information and do you stop and that this or is it everything that he is thrown away on a daily basis. >> an investigation into whether or not the mail
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carrier true way of the mail is taking place. the mailmen could face federal charges for the on the mail way. >> i wonder how many other days he was running late. how many other times has he done this? >> it is a first for buckingham palace. yesterday, queen elizabeth's home posted their first ever official soccer match. prince william raines the game as part of the english football association's 150 anniversary celebration. he serves as the group's president. the last time a sporting event was held at the palace was in 2000 for a charity tennis match. >> britain's royal baby prince and george is getting a whole new set of queens and his honor. the fight, calling in particular
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>> a flawless white diamond sold for a record $30.6 million in hong kong. off the 118 ^ 0 bolt diamond was purchased by an and identified asian collector duran 8 auction. it is the
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largest diamond of its type ever sold at an auction. a broker record price paid for this kind of stone, set by christie's in may. >> coming up on kron4 morning news at 7:00 a.m.. the federal aviation administration recall and hundreds of furloughed workers despite the government shut down. when will have details on that story, meantime, we are closely watching the latest on the bart negotiations. >> the oakland a's capture game 3, that's in the world according to gary at 7:45 a.m.. according to gary at 7:45 a.m.. >> we will be right back. look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah, our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic,
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going to prom. i want to learn to swim. it's hard to feel normal, when you can't do the normal things. to help, sleep train is collecting donations for the extra activities that, for most kids, are a normal part of growing up. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child. >> some top stories we're
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following this morning on october the eighth a possible barge strike will have the latest news about the latest one on with the union and bart. >> temperatures are 41 degrees in santa rosa. >> 47 in pleasanton. >> low fifties in san jose. >> it is a chilly start this morning with a little


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