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top stories we are following on this wednesday, october 9th. we are only days away from a second possible bart strike and there are mixed messages from union members who held a demonstration last night. >> police at a san francisco hospital are trying to determine if a death is connected to the disappearance of a patient. more detials, ahead in a >> happening now. an off- ramp to i-80 to shutdown due to police activity. kron four's jackie sissel is live at central avenue in el >> chp are on the scene. you concede the lights behind me. there was a vehicle that rolled over. it cost one fatality. this will give you an idea. the headlights are westbound 80. i am standing on central avenue. according to chp at around
1:30 a.m. the patrol officers were about a mile away at a construction is done at that point they saw this many a van gogh by with a flat tire. he was riding on a flat tire and they stated that they got behind the minivan and they were ready to initiate a stock when suddenly the many events work and hit the center divider. it went across all lanes of traffic and then went down an embankment and rolled over. unfortunately, the driver of that vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. since his accident, this offering has been completely shut down while they continue this investigation. there's no indication as to why this driver was riding on the rim of his tire. i had a chance to talk to chp and at this point and they thought that
maybe this would take several hours. or around 7:00 a.m. mr. estimate. will we come back out here, you can see all of the maintenance units for accidents are still out there taking measurements. it may be longer, that is an hour from now. as soon as we get an update we will pass it along. will let you know. maligne >> this is very close to of the problem that we had two days ago. this is central avenue which is he immediately after carlson ave. your best bet is to use
the proceeding exit. sadly, this is having an impact on the commute westbound. we are backed up into san tableau for westbound eight right. there is no indication as to when that will result in this way. >> we are waking up to a chilly morning. it is clear skies as the take a look outside from the golden gate bridge. here is what is on tap for today. it is a mostly cleared morning and you can expect partly cloudy conditions. i do not think that will happen is not too likely we have breezy weather for the evening. we do have a slight warming for the weekend and i will bring down the seven day forecast coming up. >> developing story we are falling into a possible barge strike. we're now
down to less than 48 hours before the cooling off period will expire. there is still no deal between bart and its workers. now there is an added twist, as many bart workers seem to be unhappy with their union leaders. kron4 will tran is live at the west oakland bart station. >> the workers and no there is no settlement in place and there is a chance but friday morning all the bart stations will shut down. this will affect thousands of people will catch the bart's. they are still negotiating which is the good part. here is video from last night because they took a break. they were all side of the building tried to send a message to the negotiators to get this built domed. there is still a branco, issing says some of the union members are
upset because the key bargaining down. they do not like that still both sides agree that will like a deal in place by thursday. nobody wants it more than the writers. i had a chance to talk to a person 5 minutes ago and he is coming up with a backup plan. >> i think it is frustrating. i depend on this to get to work. hopefully, they will get this on the table and reach an agreement 3 >> are you getting nervous? >> i already have a plan b, i am still nervous, i am thinking about the experience that we went through before. it was pretty bad. >> there is an extra wrinkle, the oakland a's will play tomorrow should they run deep into the playoffs we are talking about ovoakland a's fans who
do not ride bart a daily basis will also be affected. and >> stay with kron4 on the bart negotiations. you can get the latest on our website at kron4.com as well as checking our facebook and twister pages. you can also download our mobile apps. the website animal well, we have a section that is dedicated to bart's and you can even get put sellers to get the latest information. >> the time is 6 06 a.m.. new this morning, asiana airlines and its pilots have come out blaming the planes also throttle, for the july crash of flight 214. a crashed that killed three people and injured some 200
others. the auto-throttle is used to maintain the speed of the plane. flight 214, the plane was flying 30 knots under its target landing speed of 137. the preliminary investigation by the ntsb said that no mechanical problems were found, but the agency investigation is ongoing. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. we now know how many people have signed up for the new health insurance under president obama is new healthcare law. >> also ahead, a body was found in a stairwell of a bay area hospital. we will have a live report coming up. >> there is another bay area winner for the nobel prize. we will tell you what this winner for the nobel prize. we will tell you what this malook at them withe. that u-verse wireless receiver. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted.
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>> republicans and democrats have made no significant progress is getting federal employees back to work and raising the debt limit. a plan by senate democrats to increase the government's borrowing ability by a trillion dollars is drawing little support from the gop. and the white house is threatening to veto a proposal by republicans to create a working group to tackle deficit issues. meanwhile the house is dealing with the government shutdown piecemeal. with 11 different bills to fund and open different agencies.
>> a new poll suggests that americans are mostly holding republicans responsible for the partial government shutdown. the associated press-g-f-k survey says sixty-three percent of people who answered back say it's the gop's fault. half say president obama and the democrats are to blame. but most now disapprove of the way the president is handling his job. >> the c-e-o of starbucks has an idea about how to get hopefully set an example for lawmakers in washington. from today until friday, the coffee giant is offering a free tall brewed coffee to any customer in the u-s
who buys another person a beverage at starbucks. >> c-e-o howard schultz says the offer is a way to help citizens "support and connect with one another, as we wait for elected officials to do the same for our country." schultz also made a political statement last month when he said guns were not welcome at starbucks. >> scientists martin karplus, michael levitt and arieh warshel have won this year's nobel prize in chemistry. levitt, pictured here, is a school of medicine. the royal swedish academy of sciences cited the three researchers "for the development of the multiscale models for complex chemical systems." earlier this week, two bay area researchers won the nobel prize in medicine for discoveries about how key substances are moved around
>> coming up on the kron4 morning news. some new findings of this morning from a shooting in washington d.c. involving a woman who suffered from post part mom depression and led police on a chase. we will have that story. first, george is watching your morning commute. >> we will have more on accident by it was on 81 the kron4 morning news continues. ♪
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love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> welcome back. happening now, san francisco police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a stairwell at san francisco general. this comes more than two weeks after a 57 year-old patient disappeared from the hospital. kron4 mike pelton is live at san francisco general with an update. >> this has a lot of unanswered questions such as how it happens. they have not released the identities but there trying to see if this person is the one that was missing. she disappeared two weeks ago from a hospital bed. here is the scene from yesterday as they were guarding the area. hospital officials stated that it was discovered at
10:00 a.m.. employee tell us that it appears as though she was and decomposing and had been there for awhile. the sheriff's office and the hospital are trying to investigate what happened. >> edessa a stairwell that is not often used. it is a fire stair well. it is very disturbing. we do not know what happened. this is our top priority is to find the stock. >> authorities have not yet released the name but the family is anxiously waiting. she checked into the hospital due to an infection and then disappeared two weeks ago. a family representative stated that she was frail and possibly confuse because of her medication. the hospital tell us that they will get another of date. >> we're taking a look live
at central avenue from interstate 80 westbound which has been closed. there's no indication from the chp when they will reopen this. they are investigating a fatal accident that occurred and involve too chp officers tried to make a stop. this vehicle was driving with a tire flat and as a result of that the driver swerved and hit the center and was killed. because of this investigation off ramp remains close with no indication of when it will reopen. here is a look at what is the one on 80 westbound. it is already
passed a richmond parkway offering.off ramp. >> we have accident on 1 01. it occurred at a location which is where we normally see the traffic began to slow for the north bound right. this is not helping days this morning. >> looking at the bay bridge, the west's worst commute--the meter and light is have been activated. the san mateo bridge has not yet back the but the volume is building. it is an 11 minutes in route time. the golden gate bridge is still smolts. it is an easy ride in both directions. >> let's head over to the weather center.
>> here is a live look outside this is overlooking the san francisco skyline. the temperatures are on the chilean side. napa is s 42 and 51 degrees for fairfield. low 50's down in fremont. it is clear as we head into afternoon you can expect partly cloudy skies. sunbelt will have a high of 72, 73 for santa clara and a little bit warmer in the east. danville will have a high of 73 degrees and upper 70's for walnut creek. downtown san francisco will be the upper 60s. a good mixing of low to mid 70's north of the golden gate bridge. climb >> we are picking of rain as snow for portions of tahoe. we do have a winter weather
--4 this season. by 8:00 p.m. they may see two to 4 in. of snow. >> your 7 day around the bay shows warmer weather but nothing but sunshine and perhaps morning fog. we will continue with this pattern as we start the next work week and mostly sunny conditions. >> another arraignment today in the group of bikers who assaulted a family in a range rover in new york city. an undercover new york police detective among the group of bikers connected to this video were at least two members of law enforcement -- undercover and off-duty. one of them, 32-year-old n- y-p-d detective wo-check brah-zhok now faces felony criminal mischief and riot charges. a law enforcement official says that brah-zhok didn't inform his supervisors about the attack until three days later.
>> the connecticut woman killed by d-c police after she rammed barricades and police cruisers during a wild chase was carrying a passport and foreign currency. that's according to court documents. investigators say they also found hospital discharge documents and an uncashed check for nearly 18-hundred dollars inside 34-year-old miriam carey's car carey's one-year-old daughter was in the back seat during the chase and shooting.but was uninjured. there are reports carey suffered from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. >> more than 16,000 applications for
california's health insurance exchange were processed and the first five days of operation. covered california officials released the figures tuesday. an additional $27 and no souls have partially completed applications. officials have my get a release information about how many applicants have selected a plan or pay their portion of the premium. the update came as technical problems slowed the enrollment process. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. a cal professor maybe next in line to take the helm of the federal reserve. cut! i have no idea whats's going on. maybe you're the original really big chicken com,
>> welcome back. president obama is expected to announce today the nomination of janet y ellen as the next chair of the federal reserve. if confirmed, she will succeed ben bernanke, and become the first woman to head the central bank and is 100 year history. she currently serves as a federal vice chair. she is also a professor at uc-berkeley school of business. bernanke will serve his term that will end january january
2000, 1930 first. >> watching wall street this morn31st. >> watching wall street this morning, future trading shows all three indexes in the positive. the political turmoil in the capital is not doing a lot for investor confidence. stocks opened slightly yesterday and have mostly lower. >> here is a look at the closing numbers. the dow lost 160, ending the day at $14.776. the nasdaq lost 75 points. if the s&p 500 lost 20. >> jos a bank calder's to disclose an unsolicited $2.4 billion bid for the minister
warehouse early wednesday, they seek to buy is a larger men's apparel ribald that was rocketed by the firing of its founder and chief spokesman earlier this year. they said that they will pay $48 a share for men's wear house which is a 36% premium over tuesday's closing. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. less than 48 hours away from a second possible barge strike. we will tell you were both of the sides stand. >> a major developments surrounding the attack of the safeway manager in the east bay. we will have those stories and more when we continue.
>> welcome back. the opening bell on wall street. dow futures are up 20. they are having fears about what is born on and washington. >> let's see if this house ought has turned around. >> we are tracking a incident on an estate 80 that has close central avenue at all from from the westbound lane. on the scene at live for us is jackie sissel who has been
tracking this investigation. >> i can tell you that i just spoke with the accident investigation units and they stated that they could potentially have this off ramps off a west 80 open within an hour or so. here is a better view of how they are. you concede this car homicide. to chp officers aboumile can see this car on its side. the two chp officers saw a car riding on his whim and started to initiate a stock and the car swerved and hit the center and the divider and went over the embankment. unfortunately, the driver of
the vehicle was killed and pronounced dead at the scene. since then, they have had this offering closed. >> they're still doing the accident investigation. they stated that they basically wrapped up the car and they are still drawn to take a few more measurements. they have to get a tow truck out here and at that time they can reopen its. earlier, the thought that they could have is reopened by 6:00 a.m.. >> let's take a live look at the map. i will show you the location. this is the central avenue all for a. 80 is already backing up into a pole. the drive time is about 26 minutes. this is
the normal commute time. this is a clearly delayed this morning and is managing to back up the ride. this would be your alternate routes, the 1 04 central ave. i want to point out another incident in san jose. >> 1 01 southbound has been cleared but the right shoulder. >> we are waking up to clear whether but cooler temperatures. napa is coming in at 42 degrees. a good mixture of upper 40's and low 50's. take a look at sunnyvale. the temperatures are in the mid 40's. as we head into the afternoon it will be sunny. today will be the coolest date of the week
with temperatures for degrees cooler than where we should be. gradual warming and i will highlight your 7 day forecast coming up. >> with only days to go before its second possible barge strike some major developments in the negotiations. recent progress has convinced bart's unions to hold off on issuing a strike notice for now. yesterday, nearly 200 bart employees and their supporters marched. some union members were not happy with the decision and they're calling for a strike and a shutdown. while others fell that the union negotiators are sellining them down the river. the >> stay connected with kron4 on the bart negotiations. you can get
the latest on our website at kron4.com you can also download the mobile app. we're also want to have a special section dedicated to bart and you can even get push dullards. >> antioch police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. it happened last night and on 8:00 p.m. on the 2200 block of lopez and dry. arriving officers on a 27 year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. the victim was taken to hospital where he later died. antioch police have released limited details of this incident. >> new developments in the attack of a san leandro safeway manager. police in san leandro release this surveillance video of the incident. you will see the suspect punched. a 39 year- old charlie johnson was
arrested at his home in oakland. the manager of the safeway on bancroft avenue, was badly injured he neatly felt the ground he was hit. police are not releasing the mug shot of the suspect, to the victim has had a chance to identify him. the manager of the safeway remains in the hospital in serious condition. >> the oakland a's now face a decisive game 5 at home against the tigers. this is the played everyone is talking about. victor martinez's disputed home run, josh reddick out to make the catch, the disputed: was just one of a number of plays that did not
break the oakland a's way. the most i've is blown opportunity was loaded the bases in the case with no outs. only to strand all three runners was to stretch out and fly out. so the two teens one on me one more time tomorrow night for a decisive game 5. that game starts at 5:00 p.m.. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. police and federal agents find explosives at a north bay home and a man in
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some parents believe it is about liability and lawsuits. school officials say that several districts from outside long i limit also the jumping on the same bandwagon. >> oscar winning actor tom hanks has revealed he has diabetes. the 578 year-old joe telling a talk-show host david letterman his doctor informed him that he is a graduated to type 2 diabetes. he says that he has been dealing with high blood sugar since he was 36 years old. his doctor told him that he could get his weight down to what it was in high school, he could also reverse the condition. he joked that he will never be able to get back down to 96 lbs..
>> the time is 6:45 a.m.. we would not get a check of the weather and traffic. >> the answer to your question is no. there are no improvements with the traffic. if things continue to deteriorate. this closure of the center avenue off ramp is just one exit away from carlson boulevard . it was just shut down two days ago due to a overturned tanker. the pinole valley exit for interstate 80 westbound. this is not quite as bad debts as it was two days ago but it is still early and it just depends on when they get this crashed cleared.
>> take any luggage a ride through the south, accident 1 01 at alum rock continues to slow the ride down heading from south san jose. because--you just see the sensors of state and this is a big change. will update the drive time coming up. >> taking a look of the ride on a 80 westbound out to the bay bridge. this is one of the worst approach is coming in from 880. there is a disabled car right where a 80 jumps into the bay bridge. this is slow in the right coming from the macarthur mayes. the overwrought drive time is under 16 minutes. the san mateo bridge has no backups.
the golden gate bridge is an easy trip to marin county. >> it is clear outside and we do have a few high level clouds. it will get breezy and we're looking at a 10% chance of showers. the sun will make an appearance in the temperatures will still be below average. i will have more on your forecast coming up. but first, let's look at the numbers outside. 52 degrees for downtown san francisco. it is certainly chilly in certain spots. as we head into the afternoon of you will notice today will be the coolest. you can expect mostly sunny skies and santa clara will only hit 63 degrees. as we head
to the east, it is a little warmer with a 10% chance of showers. walnut creek will have a high of 76 degrees. downtown san francisco will stay in the upper 60s. berkeley will have a high of 71 degrees. satellite and radar shows clear condition but showers and even snow in the sierra valley. >> it could be cool at times and expect mostly cloudy conditions. the conditions should improve as we head into the weekend. the 7 day around the bay shows the sunshine for the week can in fact the temperatures should be near seasonal. >> we are watching wall street with our financial expert rob black >> jandet , a former cal
professor has been nominated to take ben bernanke spot. >> president barack obama, ss instead of building a cabinet he will not go with someone who is loyal to ben bernanke. he wants to keep the cost of monday load to offset the debt ceiling. wall street likes it. >> she is consistent. this is the first time that a world base has been headed by a one-man. >woman.
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>>james: top stories we are following on this wednesday, october 9th. we are only days away from a second possible bart strike and there are mixed messages from union members who held a demonstration last night. police at a san francisco hospital are trying to determine if a death is connected to the disappearance of a patient.
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