tv KRON 4 Early News KRON November 20, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PST
top stories this morning. rain still falling in the bay area. we'll tell how long into your morning commute it will last. a pedestrian is hit by two cars and dragged for nearly a mile in vallejo. details coming up. and new developments in the death of lynne spalding at s-f general. police have interviewed the mystery witness they've been looking for. more on that story in a moment. good morning. it is wednesday, november 20th.
i'm james fletcher. and im anny hong take a look at the afternoon we are talking about pops up heavy downpour. it is still raining and the bay area. heavy rain is expected with this cold front. we're also going to increase the likelihood of thunderstorms. that is possible for everyone north of san jose. the rain will taper off as we head into the evening and overnight hours but they're still a chance of scattered showers as we begin tomorrow morning. here's a look rainfall totals within the past 24 hours. we sing a little over a quarter of an inch at sfo and almost an inch of rain in santa rosa. as for today highs will be similar so plenty of upper 50s low 60s. 57 year high today in daly city. 62 degrees in concord. your 7 day on the bay forecast shows unsettled weather that can very well last into
tomorrow a pass that high pressure will blunden will see plenty of sunshine and warmer weather as we transition into the weekend. it's like '70s i think we'll see next week. as we take a look at traffic around the bay area we do have a few problems out there for now the bay bridge is looking good. here's the live look. topics of moving well from of the approaches the two may encounter some areas of standing water. i saw that all street this morning. san mateo bridge will be well in both directions of highway 92. drive time about 12 to 30 minutes and are dealing with where roadways for your drive coming down southbound 101% quick look at the traffic maps we do have reports of roadway flooding. looks like we have evidence of a slow spin out in the east bound direction of the e shore freeway. if this ride around paul street so it could affect your drive through and rebuild. no one
happening now. a power outage in the south bay is affecting more that 16-hundred customers. officials say the outages are mainly in the san jose this is down from more than 7-thousand customers without power reported just before midnight. crews are on the scene working to restore power. no word on when repairs will be complete. >>anny: uc san francisco is
preparing for a one day strike announced by the american federation of state, county and municipal employees workers for today. in the uc union eight f s c and e employees will stage the strike at university of california campuses at medical centers. striking will take place today from 6 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.. rallies will be held to 9:00 a.m. at uc-berkeley with assemblywoman nancya man has been killed after--skinn er at university hall. another rally will be held at 12:30 p.m. at ucsf medical center on parnassus avenue and san francisco. >>james: a man has been
killed after being fatally struck by a car. and then dragged for more than a mile. this is video from the scene. just after 6 last night, vallejo police received reports of a collision involving a pedestrian. three minutes later, there was another report that a person was trapped under a vehicle. police say a car traveling north on broadway street, unknowingly struck the pedestrian. they say this is a reminder to be extra cautious when the roads are wet. citizens flagged down the driver and told him a person was trapped under this vehicle. the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. no word if speed or alcohol is a factor. developing story out of san francisco, where a group of protestors are demanding justice alleging police brutality. about one hundred people gathered outside the mission police station yesterday. the protest sparked by the arrest of d'paris charles
williams on friday. he was stopped by police for riding his bike on the sidewalk at a public housing complex. much of the incident caught on camera. witnesses say williams was beaten by police and that they were attacked trying to help him. but police say williams tried to run from them and resisted arrest. chief suhr says five of his officers were injured that night. two went to the hospital. investigators are looking at video of the incident to determine whether officers and new details on the lynne spalding case. the person who notified personnel at san francisc general hospital of the presence of a woman in stairwell has come foward. a hospital spokesperson says that person is a traveling doctor from india or egypt working as a researcher for u-c-s-f.
he is also a foreign national living in san francisco. he is not consider a suspect but has been helping the san francisco police build a timeline. san francisco police say the doctor contacted them last week after seeing a flyer on the ucsf campus. kron-4 has confirmed. that the person who notified personnel at s-f general hospital of the presence of a woman in a stairwell. has come forward. that woman was later identified as missing patient - lynne spalding. according to a hospital spokesperson, that person is another development in the bart contract saga. a-t-u president antonette bryant. released a statement last night that shows when the now disputed contract clause on family leave was agreed to by both sides.
her statement ended with a suggestion. that management approve the contract. here's the timeline according to bryant. the family medical leave clause was in the original contract, but, on june 5th, the unions proposed to take it *off the table. in exchange for agreeing to several other proposals. that was promptly rejected. that was promptly rejected. then comes july 11th --e worrie. suffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition.
and this morning, they're looking at all possibilities. kron 4 got access to the c- h-p's evidence area in oakland. investigators showed us what was left from the deadly accident scene on interstate 8-80. as you can see the stairwell was crash. it crushed the driver here. right now, all they know is that howard was speeding when he hit the back of a big rig, causing him to lose control of his b-m-w and sending him into oncoming traffic, hitting and killing 64 year old zenglong liu. the c.h.p is continuing its investigation in to the deadly crash that killed two people on highway 880 monday morning
tonight. anger is growing among neighbors of an east bay man killed in the thomas howard crash. they said that involvement of a high profile bay area athletes and their friends that is making it even more difficult to understand. they say zenglong liu would never do anything to hurt someone and it doesn't make sense he would be killed in
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will operate--pay tribute to john f. kennedy, two days before the 50th anniversary of his assassination. the president will offer one of kennedy's lasting initiatives by awarded the medal of freedom to more than a dozen americans including former president bill clinton and oprah winfrey. president kennedy established the modern version of the metal. later, mr. obama will visit kennedy's grave at arlington national cemetery >>james: a wrist watch that's believed to have been used to declare the time of president kennedy's death is going on the auction block in new york city. the 18 character--carat patek philippe timepiece worn by texas neurosurgeon dr. kenneth clark is estimated to bring up to $150,000 at christie's on december 17th. his mother had bought it for him in 1949 for $750. --dr.
kemp clark. georgeimmerman was released from john e. polk correctional facility on tuesday afternoon after posting nine-thousand- dollars bail. as part of his release, the former neighborhood watch volunteer is not allowed to have weapons. zimmerman was arrested monday after his girlfriend said he pointed a shotgun at her. he said they got into an argument because his girlfriend said she was
pregnant -- and wanted to raise the child on her own. zimmerman was served with divorce papers while he was in jail. his estranged wife, shellie zimmerman, filed for divorce on september fifth. four months ago, zimmerman was acquitted of killing teenager trayvon martin. virginia state senator and former gubernatorial candidate creigh deeds was upgraded to fair condition tuesday. police say deeds was stabbed multiple times during a fight with his son. 24-year-old gus deeds later died from what police are calling a self-inflicted
gunshot wound. deeds moved his son in with him, an attempt at acheving some stability but just last month the 24-year-old dropped out of college. then on monday, according to the richmond times- dispatch gus, underwent an emergency mental health evaluation. but was not admitted for treatment. investigators have been able to speak with deeds, but he remains in the hospital and has not spoken publicly. in the bay area. one community center is helping out typhoon victims in a big way. the west bay filipino center in san francisco, shipped more than five- tons of supplies this afternoon. including canned goods, baby food, flashlights, batteries and bottled water. while the center continues to collect non- perisable items. officials say, the immediacy of the needs in the philippines. is best helped by cash. donated to reputable charities. the west bay philipino center is sending its relief contributions to the red cross. the center will be collecting more supplies and donations at the tanforan shopping center in san bruno, on saturday. an army soldier drove for almost 18-hours to get back to his hometown of washington, illinois. seeing pictures of the
devastation online, mike rodcay says he felt compelled to drive back home. he's taking a few days off from active duty at fort hood. for now, he's staying with his mother on the outskirts of washington. "as much devastation as there was, i told my boss in the army and i told her that i've gotta come home. i have to. this is where i'm from. i can't just have a major tornado at my home town and just sit back in texas and not do anything." planning to move back to washington, rodcay just bought a house about a mile from where the tornado hit. his family was planning to move there in december. let's get a check and with the weather. it could morning erica. >>erica: that's right happy holiday. --happy hump day. the showers are shifting at southward across the bay. well be surprised if we pick up some rain passed all media. turning our attention to the rest of the east bay a little bit of light rain. dry conditions persist and
the south bay where release and haven't seen much right. we are looking up to mild conditions. upper 50s. 57 of the door in san francisco. futurecast 4 shows we are not exactly done with the rain just the act. in fact we are tracking another system. this one a cold front that will bring us ran into the afternoon. in fact it will build an intensity. at the 12:00 hour by lunch time we are picking up a heavy dose and of rain a. thunderstorms are actually mostly cloudy conditions. would be surprised if we seem more. looks like the rain starts to taper off as we head into the evening but there is a slight potential for a scattered showers. as for temperatures later today similar to yesterday's highs. headlines show that
showers could continue into early tomorrow morning but past that we are looking into dreier conditions. door and warmer weather ahead just in time for the weekend. here's a look at your 7 day around the bay forecast passed today and tomorrow. high pressure is going to build and bringing sunny conditions warmer weather. take a look at next tuesday and we actually look toward the warm and dry weather approaching the thanksgiving holiday. as we take a look at traffic around the bay area we are monitoring a few incidents associated with the red wet weather. bay bridge looking good however. here's a live look outside. you'll see traffic flowing freely. golden gate bridge is still
wide as zero we macro way through marin county. looks like the no. 3 line is the fact that we may encounter some slowing for the scene. still following looks like a solo spent not east bound 80 at paul street also starting to see some delays approaching the scene of that crash. as of right now one of the land is blocked off but it's not affecting the westbound trip so that actually is the commute direction. time now is 423. diane disney miller, the daughter of walt disney and one of his inspirations for building the disneyland theme park, has died. her death tuesday was confirmed by the walt disney co. the walt disney company says, she died due to complications from a fall. miller was walt disney's oldest daughter. she founded the walt disney family museum. which opened in 2009 in san francisco's presidio. as a tribute to her family's legacy. miller is survived by her husband and seven children.
she was 79. >>james:a new proposal could shift muni funding to areas of the city that have poor bus and rail service. supervisor john avalos introduced the measure, which would go on san francisco's ballot in november 2014. under the charter amendment, muni would receive an additional $70 million beginning in 2015 and would undergo an equity analysis overseen by the board and muni officials to ensure it was addressing socioeconomic inequalities. supervisor scott wiener opposes the legislation. he says it will give the board of supervisors significant new authority over the muni budget, taking the city back to the days when the board routinely used muni as a piggy bank, before voters took muni away from the board. san jose city and police union negotiators agreed on a proposed pay raise of 10 percent over a 2.5-year
period. the proposed contract, which would begin retroactively as of last july 1 and run to dec. 31, 2015, also would provide cops with a 2 percent cash bonus awarded within two pay periods. to be ratified, the tentative deal would have to be approved by a vote of members of the san jose police officers' association and by the city council during an open meeting that might take place in december
taking a look at wall street this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes negative right now. new earnings reports are due out later today, but investors and analysts in wall street also will be watching closely for a host of economic indicators coming from washington. disappointing earnings helped push the stock market lower yesterday. here's a look at the closing numbers. the dow lost nearly nine point. the nasdaq fell 17. and the s and p 500 lost three. opening bell today at 6:30. we're getting you ready for the holidays with a special dining and shoppingon 4. it's our holiday 'gadgets and goodies' special coming up friday night, november
och 22nd at 9. >>anny: young people are getting a little less accepting of racist and sexist words and other sellers online. --slurs. in a poll conducted by the associated press, the majority of people ages 14 to 24 who use the internet say they see derogatory words and images at times. they often described as tough is just joking around and not meant to be hurtful. nonetheless, six out of 10 young people say it's never okay to post slurs or biased
and it is even if you say you are just kidding. two years ago, only half of the young people polled were so disapproving. >>james: more americans fell behind on their credit-card payments and the third quarter. credit reporting agency trans union says the rate of credit card payments at least 90 days overdue was 1.36% in the july- september quarter. that's up from 1.7% in the previous three month period, trans union expects the card delinquency rate to rise slightly in the fourth quarter. as many holiday season shoppers put off credit-card payment until early next year. vicki liviakis shows you the best holiday eats and treats, from dining out to great recipes. gabe slate highlights the hottest tech items sure to gabe slate highlights the hottest tech items sure to ito those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks...
is the new details and the death investigation of lynne spalding. the mystery man who already said reported seeing a body in the stairwell after she disappeared has now come forward. kron4's mike pelton is live at s.f. general hospital with more. >>: authorities have been looking for this man for quite some time. hospital officials said two weeks after when spaulding disappeared a nurseryman knocking on the door to exterior stairwell. she led to a man and he notified her he saw a woman who appeared to be sleeping while on the stair well. presumably that was the body of up when spaulding three days after the incident. she was discovered in the stairwell. shares deputy did not check that stairwell and the authorities have sought that mystery man to help put the pieces to this puzzle together. here's police
chief greguhr. nobody was distracted. the fact that everybody kept asking. how do not find this guy. by finding this guy and be unable to have a conversation, it's one more person that can help us with our timeline. >>: hospital officials say police interview that man up last week. at this point it's unclear in what information he can provide other than that time line. authorities continue to investigate the spokesperson for when spaulding says he's upset because the mystery man it is in the medical profession and is still took three days to find her body. >>james: we will see what else they on cover. thank you mike. >>anny: will lead to wet and slippery on bay area rose three kron4's jackie sizzle is live and emeryville and has an update on the weather out there
>>: it's looking wet out here. the rain had started to come down more steadily and a little harder. you can see that the east bound 80 right at the powell street. let's face it yesterday there was some sporadic rain around the north bay and around the bay area, but this is the first full commute that we will have at least where we have this heavy rain so obviously that's going to come up. but are going to have to slow down for it will have the proverbial a fender benders this morning. as you get up and get out to grab the rain jacket and grab that umbrella. it's a developing story that we are going to be on all morning long. whether weather weather. anny? >>anny: already jackie 3 the ticket easy on the rope.
happening now. a power outage in the south bay is affecting more than 1600 customers bridge official said all regions are mainly in the san jose and morgan hill areas. this is down from more than 7000 customers without power reported just before midnight. crews are on seen working to determine the exact cause of outages. no word on when repairs will be complete. time now is 435 let's stop the that's just let's start the half hour with erica and the weather center. >>erica: we have heard reports that there is flooding at north bound 101 at lucky drive. as we focus our attention on the east bay, take a look at the phoenician a three-year drive down to martinez and 242 could be pretty slick out there. we do have some light rain in the area. at last check we did have a celebrating heavy rain to san francisco but you could see it is shifting east per it may impact your ride along the nimitz freeway in
the next couple of minutes. san francisco is starting to dry out especially around north to be to the castro. but the showers are now pushing into daly city and,. as we focus on the rest of the east bay, some light rain at the dublin interchange again most of the stuff falling is fairly light in nature. things will change later on. we have a cold front headed our way. a lot of us will be dry especially in the south bay. as you put the clock into motion approaching the time. hayward san francisco down toward redwood city. even
heavier rain as far east as the delta later on today a lot of the rain is going to start to taper off. let's take a look at rainfall totals. flirting with an inch of rain up already for santa rosa. the scene even more rain and that within the higher elevations. is right now in the upper 50s. will gain a few degrees into the afternoon with antioch kiddie a high of 62 and 594 half moon bay. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows unsettled weather will continue into tomorrow and pass that high pressure back in place. expect some time and it gets warmer weather that's going to carry us into the thanksgiving holiday. we do have big changes to talk about in the weather department. more details coming up on that in just a moment and remember you can always check out our kron4 mobile app. as we take a
look at traffic around the bay area. seen a few more clout here at the bay bridge toll plaza but we are still incidents free. san mateo bridge looking good however it is raining on the westbound a side so getting off at the 10192 interchange. caltrans is on the same. the center freeway north bound 101 to eastbound 80. so heading to go lower deck you may encounter some roadway flooding and you may see some lanes blocked off. also in the vicinity we have a new accident. this one not involving incidents. at seventh street we have to lanes blocked. only one lane is open to traffic. we are starting to see some minor slowing approaching the scene of the crash. also dealing with what looks like a solo spin out at palo street not impacting your ride in the westbound direction heading to the bay bridge. rest of the east bay although we are seeing some what roadways we are and to
get free for westbound 24, highway 4 and for those of you committed through the san ramon valley bridge and you don't drive in the rain you can also take public transit. not seeing any delays for ac transit caltrans or bart to just yet. for >>anny: and other bay area news. the walnut creek city council is set to discuss a parking proposal. that would increase meter rates and change enforcement hours. the city currently enforces parking meters from nine- in the morning. until six - at night. the proposed change. would change enforcement hours from ten- in the morning, until eight -at night. the proposal is also looking into charging people on sundays. to park at the meters. officials say. the new fees are set to bring in millions of dollars that will be re-
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a comeback to the kron4 morning news here's a live look at storm tracker 4. we have some rain heading the center of the bay. heavier rain and salt city approaching san leandro and impacting your ride along the interstate 580. the details on what to expect during the rush hour commute coming up in just a couple of minutes. federal investigators announced they are going to take a closer look at test was more popular model s three in the past two monthsin the past two month, two tesla model s's, one in washington state and another in tennessee, have caught
fire after the car's battery pack was punctured by roadway debris. no one was injured in either accident but the national highway traffic safety administration feels that the fires are reason enough to launch an official investigation into just how safe the car is. more than 18,000 model s have been sold since the car went into production last year. each one features a lithium-ion battery which is mounted underneath the car and separated from the passenger compartment by a firewall. lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity because of their energy storage capabilities and light weight, but the batteries are also more flammable than older lead acid batteries. tesla' ceo elon musk has vigorously defended the car. in a blog post on monday he said, "since the model s went into production mid last year, there have been over 400 deaths and 1,200 serious injuries in the united states alone due to gasoline car fires, compared to zero deaths and zero injuries due to tesla fires anywhere in the world." musk also says over blown media coverage has made the
problem seem bigger than it a legendary girls' basketball coach in central mississippi steps down -- accused of grabbing one of his players, and then *biting her in the face during a game! doyle wolverton - the coach of leake academy's girls team - reportedly. was mad about a particular play, then during a timeout, grabbed the player by her jersey and bit her on the right side of her face! supporters say, this is uncharacteristic for the coach -- whose name is on the school's court, and who has won multiple state championships for the team. but his critics hope the victim does not have to suffer any more harm. than what has already been done. "i hope that she doesn't become more of a victim because of some people thinking it's her fault that the coach resigned." the girl's family decided not to file charges after the coach resigned. longtime san jose sharks
star patrick marleau was in a serious car accident tuesday night. >>erica: focusing on a san francisco some light rain right now reporter for the richmond district are around ocean beach. the rest of the city looks dry as the showers continue to push south. we are picking up some heavier rain and coma. looks like or rain as now impacting alameda san leandro. and take a look at this your ride around highway 13 is picking up some have your brain as well. to some light rain at the dublin interchange. took a look at the south bay. completely dry right now under mostly cloudy skies. really just depends on where you are. a lot of this rain is moving on now. you'll really be surprised at how low the cloud cover is print your not only dealing with grain but also impactive visibility. a little bit of improvement for nevada with
visibility at 3 mi.. this is just one store. we do have another one of the way. the next one is a cold front which will break a healthy dose in of rain and to the afternoon. take a look at 12. looks like some heavy rain for the central parts of the bay of the toward san rafeal and as far east as the delta upgrade its impacting those of you driving along highway 4. putting the clock into motion, the heavy rain starts to taper off. we will see scattered showers overnight then possibly waking up to tomorrow morning really the heaviest rain will fall ride around lunch time. temperatures right now and the upper 50s we will see low 60s advancing into the afternoon with oakland and a high of 64 per it showers likely tomorrow morning but past that we are looking at dry conditions and sunshine. in fact by friday or high- pressure back and play and that's going to bring temperatures warmer the where we should be for this time of year to take a look pitcher extended forecast, the 7 day around the bay by tuesday we're talking '70s for some of the warmer areas. the clock will follow
this pattern approaching the thanksgiving holiday. you can always check my twitter and was a real cool kron4 mobile app that focuses on storm tracker 4. as for traffic around the bay area, we do have a few solo spin out and take a look at this. a week at the bay bridge toll plaza really impacting if you of the catch lanes right now. a lot of folks going down because the roadways are so wide. san mateo will be no longer will it well. but jim encounters of rain coming down the nimitz freeway. drive time at the golden gate bridge under 25 minutes out of nevada and to this city. looks like we're still following some roadway flooding. caltrans on the scene at 101 at 2 east bound 83 this is only going to affect folks having to go lower deck of the bay bridge. and at last check, we had an accident not involving injuries within the vicinity. the last check
to lanes were blocked. rest of the east bay looking good. highway 24 is a problem freak no issues or problems through the san ramon valley bridge for those of you taking public transit we're not looking at any delays for those of you heading to the bart station. james? >>james: a long time san jose sharks star patrick marleau was in a serious car accident tuesday night. these photographs were taken right after the crash late this morning. on west taylor avenue near stockton in san jose, not far from s- a-p center, where the sharks play hockey. patrick marleau was driving the black mercedes s-u-v. he was not hurt.
marleau's wife and young son showed up at the scene. according to witnesses, marleau was driving along taylor, when his s-u-v collided with a green mustang. >>:"my boss ran across the street. i was on 911 and made sure everyone was alright." "the front of the mercedes was completely smashed. the whole side of the mustang was pushed in. started to take some pictures and when i was taking the pictures i realized it was patrick marleau. you know, i did know it was marleau. i was next to him, making sure everything was alright." as for the driver in the mustang, his legs were pinned for a time, and his condition is not known. stephen curry will not play against the memphis grizzlies tonight because of what the team is calling a "mild concussion." curry was injured in the fourth quarter of golden state's 98-87 victory at utah on monday night. the star point guard left the game after hitting his head on the court in a scramble for a loose ball.
the warriors said that curry's only symptom was a headache, which had since dissipated. head coach mark jackson says his status is day to day. curry will not play during his own bobblehead night the first 10,000 fans to tonight's game will receive this limited edition stephen curry bobblehead the warriors will also give away a mark jackson bobblehead december 16 against the new orleans pelicans
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>>darya: but the warning and the top stories we are following this wednesday november 20th. and new developments in the death of lynne spalding at s-f general. police have interviewed the mystery witness they've been looking for. more on that story in a moment. >>james: and a decent amount of rainfall last night and this morning so we want to begin and the weather center talking with erica about what's out there. hopefully it won't last too long. >>erica: yell but keep in mind we are talking about a series of system so this is just the tail end of the first one. we have a cold front will bring a healthy
dose in of rain to most of the bay area so that will occur around lunchtime a lot of folks hopefully our will not be on the road. i did want to bring up storm tracker 4 inland see some light rain headed toward hayward and the next couple of minutes. the union city looks like you're heading out to a few light rain drops. we will see some light rain along 880 for those of you driving around a work. again not too heavy. a lot of this system is starting to move to the east into the south and because this was frankly to warm we really didn't see too much in terms ofs' snowfall for those of you in the sierra nevada. we did see a healthy dose seen in the bay area about a quarter and for sfo flirting with an inch for those of you in santa rosa. more wet weather is on the rain over the next couple of days out be broken down that forecast in just a couple of minutes
>>george: there is some flooding going on and san francisco. the accident on the sky would have been clear about flooding reported were 1 01 and interstate 80 come together so that's right here at the central splits. heading north bound 101 deep james lick freeway and towards the the lower deck. let's take a look around the bay starting with a bridge check.
>>darya: kron4's will tran is in san jose with an update for flooding. >>will: i am right now and san jose on julianne and sent in can see behind me pg&e crews. they've been here since 1130 last night. they're still trying to restore power to and this neighborhood. 4000 people in the dark. right now what they're doing is replacing the equipment on top of the poll. i've learned that because of the rain is just basically got all of the gulf of doubt was there because it was dry for so long over months and that they got into the equipment caused a power outage. it calls the electricity to arc and that's why the top of the poll caused the fire.
that light the power to 4000 people. they believe there may be 2000 before it fell less than that. for the day the boat a no one starts to randy after the law here and do this. remove some of the country to make sure the power poles are nll have to be on here as much as they are right now. it might take another hour or so before complete power is restored to this neighborhood. a back to you darya print >>darya: thanks a lot will. we would check back with you soon. >>james: another developing story we are following this morning. citizens flagged down the new details of the death of
the investigation of land spaulding. the mystery man who saw a body in the stairwell days before spaulding was found is now coming forward. kron4's mike pelton is live at s.f. general hospital with margaret >>: of the man spotted her body in the stairwell. you might remember she was in hospital for a bladder infection when she disappeared from her bed in september. hospital officials said two weeks after she disappeared on october 4th, the owners heard a man of knocking on the fifth floor door to an emergency stairwell door. he notified her he saw a woman who appeared to be sleeping on the stairwell. presumably that was the body up when spaulding. the days after the incident she was found. terence to be did not check last zero or follow up on the tip. since the member of the hospital staff found the body already to have sought the mystery man to help put the pieces together here's police chief greg suhr.
whenever like to keep people out of a local could shed some light on something. so the fact that just as you call that everybody was considering him a mystery man. the fact that now he can give his account is just one marlowes and that's tied up. >>: hospital officials tell us that police interview batman up last week and at this point it's not clear exactly what information he is able to provide the door for the police chief there he hopefully will help the some pieces together. people are frustrated this man as an a medical field and is still took three days after he reported seeing a body for her body to be found. >>james: we'll see what happens with this case as the investigation continues. and thank you mike for the update. chief suhr says five of his
>>darya: today, uc san francisco is holding a one day strike announced by the american federation of state county and municipal employees workers. the uc and and a f s c m e employees will stay to the strike a university of california campuses at medical centers. striking will take place today from 6 am to 7:00 p.m.. he is also a foreign
another development in the bart contract saga. a-t-u president antonette bryant. released a statement last night that shows when the now disputed contract clause on family leave was agreed to by both sides. her statement ended with a suggestion. that management approve the contract. here's the timeline according to bryant. the family medical leave clause was in the original contract, but, on june 5th, the unions proposed to take it *off the table. in exchange for agreeing to several other proposals. that was promptly rejected. then comes july 11th -- when, she says, lead bart negotiator thomas hock. reviewed and agreed to the family leave act.
it was formatted as part of the contract on july 19th. on august 7th -- both unions presented written materials -- which included agreements -- to the board of inquiry and bart. where none was rejected. is then, on halloween, the unions -- again -- gave written materials to bart, documenting *all agreements, including the family leave act. bryant says. it still was not rejected -- until november 7th, when bart says, they made a mistake by including it in the final contract. looks like we have ground to of rain slated for later today. erica will be along shortly with the timing of the les les donate let'throchrimas curvall. les doresh anwow anneveseenhat fore let'do 1 cou, ma it 00. les gethe asonoing les adthis ankeephis soe cahaveore thi
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their way toward the peninsula. we will keep an eye on that. america will have a detailed forecast. more rain is expected this afternoon we will get more on that in a moment. >>darya: onto it but developing story out of san francisco where a group of protesters is demanding justice alleging police brutality. about a hundred people gathered outside the mission police station last night. the protests sparked by the rest of d'paris charles williams on friday. he was stopped by police for riding his bike on the sidewalk at a public housing complex much of the incident caught on camera. witnesses say williams was beaten by police and that they were attacked trying to help him. the police argue williams tried to run from them and resisted arrest. >>: i was accountable and the officers will be held accountable.
>>darya: the police chief and greg suhr says five of his officers were injured that night. a 21 to the hospital. investigators are looking at video of the incident to determine whether officers acted appropriately >>erica: a live in the weather center we are looking at storm tracker 4. to some light rain at moving through the bay area and we do have some thunderstorms and to the afternoon. i will break down that part of the forecast when we return. you got to love the weekend.
517 thanks for we get up with the kron4 morning news. we are waking up to wet the roadways. but in another state with erica and the weather center print >>erica: remember yesterday it did rain too much during the commute but we do have some leftover showers. here's a live look at storm tracker 4. zooming into the area, looks like a little bit of light rain over the e shore freeway. portions of
the richmond san rafael bridge. does look like we have a cell moving across the bay bridge. the dry conditions through oakland and piedmont you may be dealing with slow slicker roadways. a little bit of rain through the san ramon valley of related we will start to dry things up with a dry conditions north of the golden gate bridge. here's the bigger picture on satellite and radar you could see a lot of the rain moving out of the area because the supply such a warm system we really didn't see too much of snowfall. this is not the end of it. we do have another system heading our way. you will see on futurecast 4 really not much into the 7:00 hour perhaps a few showers across the bay bridge ride but as the clock into motion 12:00 every rain expected for the central bay up toward san rafael. temperatures right
now in the upper 50s. we will see low 60s within the afternoon highs. 57 expected in daly city. we have seen about an inch of rain for the higher elevations are ready. most of us have already reached a quarter of an inch of this is a pretty significant system is more rainfall is on the way. whenever we have rain and the bay area generally that translates into snow and the sierra. your 7 day around the bay forecast highlights of unsettled weather into thursday but then high- pressure back and play as we wrap up the work week. so friday we are back in the upper 60s for the warmest inland spots. we will continue with that trend into next week so approaching thanksgiving we will keep this dry pattern around. in fact it could be in the '70s for some of the
warmest inland areas. 519 on the clock right now here's george. >>george: thanks erica. as the rain starts to move out we are at less risk for flooding. we are less a risk for hydroplaning but the roads are still very slippery and that you need to be careful about. this took a look here at what's happening at the bay bridge toll plaza. the westbound ride is still with for your ride coming in from the macarthur maze from the e shore and it's been good speech here so we aren't looking at at any backups. and on the san mateo bridge highway 92 still a pretty smooth ride as well. westbound. this commute time is still clocked at 11 minutes of ads indicative of a light conditions there.
westbound 580 still looks good. occurred earlier occuring problems of 580 of cleared of all lanes are open there. south bay freeways with green showing on the road we centers that means speeds in excess of 50 mi. per hour. and the north bay ride still looks pretty good. he should download the kron4 mobile app it's applicable for both your iphone and android phone that keeps you up to date on weather and traffic. james? a >>james: of talk about the deadly tornadoes that ravaged the midwest. we've learned this morning the cost of those storms now estimated to top $1 billion. we're also hearing the story of an army soldier who dropped almost 18 hours to get to his home town to what washington eleanor. he saw the devastating pictures online
and felt compelled to come back home. his name is mike rodcay to help his community. >>: i told my boss and army that i have to go home. this is where i'm from. i can't have a major tornado in my hometown and just sit back and taxes and not do anything. >>james: planning to move back to washington, he just bought a house about a mile from where the tornado hit. hi move there in december. >>: virginia state senator craig deeds remains in the hospital this morning after being stabbed multiple
times by his son. 24 year- old us a deep later died from what police described as a self-inflicted wound up from yesterday. the two of his son and with him and felt that achieving stability but just last month the 24 year-old dropped out of college and then on monday the dispatch said gus went under an emergency mental evaluation. he was not admitted for treatment. investigators have been able to speak with these but he remains in a hospital and he has not publicly spoken either prevent >>mark: just had a ruling from the u.s. supreme court denied an ant hill to stop the execution of white supremacist paul franklin. in missouri this morning at the 63 year-old franklin targeted blacks and jews and a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980. he was convicted of killing a man outside of st. louis and agog and 9077% >>james: 523 on the clock.
we'll be back with more news in a minute. here's a live look outside from our toll plaza showing the ride is looking okay but we do have slept roadways. looks like there is more on the way for this afternoon. a complete look at the forecast coming up in just a moment. --slick roadways. moment. --slick roadways. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles.
527 and as we come back from break a quick look and storm tracker 4 there are some showers out there. erica will have a complete forecast for us at the bottom of the hour. >>mark: keeping our eyes on wall street. modest losses for the dow jones industrial average. we never stayed above the 60,000 mark. the dow drifted down nine. right now with strong earnings from john deere this morning looks like a quiet day on wall street. dow futures
just down a couple points. and the s&p 500 down three. the industries are pulling away for the record highs for the dow and s&p. >>mark: 527. we'll be back with more on the more of our team coverage of the rain this morning. the rain on your commute and it is here for the people on 880 and emeryville as you see on this live shot. we would say about any hot spots you'll have to think about as far as the rainbows. we hope to make it easy for you. george is following that. we will make it easy for you. george is following that. we will be right back. the ll osuccs. make it easy for you. george is fheree hor thproue will be right acmpliment ourtudes analum. peop lik mar salar, anxecuve dectoat ameran r cro. or glin ith,ideo acunt rect at hoo. and r evy garlin,
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880. right now as i stand outside rain is coming down very lightly. there was not the case a few hours ago we had a lot of heavy rain. to the north it was coming down in sheets for about an hour to one hour and a half. as you stated james, there is a lot of standing water on the road. let's face it, we did have a little bit of rain but this is the first time that we have had a morning commute with rain. it will bay as a stain morning. >> we're following the rain and it is continuing. >> this storm will move out. it is kind of a mess but as we go into the afternoon we will have another storm approaching. let's take a
look a storm tracker 4. you concede that we are really drying out along the east shore freeway. we do have light rain for interstate 580 approaching the dublin interchange. this is really the extent of it. a again, anything that is falling is very light in nature. as we head into the afternoon a cold front will approach and we may see heavier amounts for the delta. pass back to the showers will become scattered and we will continue with the chance of rain for tomorrow morning. >> we do have a lot of changes to talk about within just a short period of time. i will have a live look pitcher 7 day around the bay coming up. >> we are not tracking any
hot spots currently of course, with wet roads that can always change. take a look at the bay bridge which is still light for most of the bay area freeways. however, where seen slow traffic through also mount pass on 580. south bay peninsula and north bay freeways although wet, are pretty light. >> a man has been killed after being steadily struck by a car and then dragged for more than a mile. this is video from the scene. just after 6:00 p.m. last night, vallejo police received a report of a collision involving a pedestrian. three minutes later, there was another report that a person was trapped under a vehicle. police say that a car traveling north on broadway street, unknowingly struck
the pedestrian. they say this is a reminder for you to be extra cautious when the roads are wet sprit >> this is giving you more reason to slow down and not to say that speed was a factor. maligned citizens flagged down the driver and told him the person was trapped under his vehicle. the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. no word is before all was a factor. maligned the chp >> the chp is trying to figure out why former raider linebacker, thomas howard was driving his car at more than 100 mi. per hour. he crashed, killing himself and another driver. this morning, they are looking at all possibilities. kron4 that access to the chp is evidence. investigators showed us what was left from
a deadly accident scene on interstate 880 monday morning. right now, all they know is that howard was driving twice the speed limit when he hit the back of a big rig, causing his car to lose control and sending him to oncoming traffic. >> the chp is looking into what howard's state of mind was and hours leading up to the crash. there also door a complete vehicle inspection. >> the former raider linebacker was speeding when he lost control of his bmw crossing over the center median into oncoming traffic killing himself and zenglong lui. his son says that he wants the world to know that his bed was his best friend. he says the both his mom and his there were planning to spend
thanksgiving with him in southern california. now he has to make plans for his father's funeral. >> the walnut creek city council is set to discuss a parking proposal that would increase meter rates and changes for small hours. the city currently in force as parking meters from 9:00 a.m. in the morning until 6:00 p.m.. the proposed change would change enforcement hours from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. the proposal was also looking into charging people on sundays who park at the meters. officials say, the the new fees are set to bring in millions of dollars that will be reinvested into walnut creek. >> tort buses are now
banned from alamo square park. the san francisco- appoint transportation agency board of directors unanimously chose an option to prohibit buses with more than nine seats north of fell street, east of divisadero street, south of golden gate avenue and west of webster street. the approved option--backed by the alamo square neighborhood association, which has requested the prohibition since september 2011. >> the father of actress of brittany murphy once the investigation of his
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atlantic ocean off florida. maligned the coast guard said early wednesday that they are still searching for two other people who have been on board the learjet 35. the jet plunged into the water about a mile offshore shortly after taking off tuesday night from a private terminal at fort lauderdale- hollywood international airport. an airport official says that a distress call from one of the pilots came just moments after takeoff. the pilot said that they had an engine failure. the jet was carrying two pilots, a doctor and a nurse who were returning to an cozumel, mexico, after dropping occupation and ford lauderdale. the national transportation safety board is now investigating. >> utter chaos inside the
hallways of the philadelphia high school. cell phone video captured a broad investigators said was sparked by a post on a social media website. this is the violent scene inside the hall where students battled with the teachers and police tried to restore order. officials said that the fight spark between two girls, over a posting on social media. parents say they believe that the bylaws was fostered by recent personnel cuts, leaving the school too understaffed to be safe. however, a school spokesperson says the that is not the case. >> 10 students, including six young women were detained and they could face criminal charges. a teacher along with two other students were treated for injuries. the school says of the students involved in the fight have been suspended
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>> welcome back. the time is 5:46 a.m.. we had decent showers last night. >> we saw over an inch fall yesterday in the higher elevations. arraign is starting to taper off. on storm tracker 4 we only have light rain along alta mount pass into downtown livermore. light showers are expected to continue. heading to the north we are picking of light rain for benicia. that is really the extent of it and arrest of us will dry out. satellites and radar shows that the storms are moving out but we will not see too much in terms of snowfall for the sierra. we have another storm system that will bring
more rain for the afternoon. >> future cast 4 shows 7:00 a.m. will maybe have light showers. it really will not look like too much for a rest of the bay area. take a look lunchtime, heavy rain is expected around san rafael through central bay. also we was see heavy rain as far east as fairfield and antioch. you will notice that the showers will start to taper off empire evening ride home the roadways will start to dry out. we will see the possibilities of stray showers as will wake up for tomorrow and into the afternoon. >> taking a look at rainfall totals, some pretty impressive amounts. over half an inch for concord and a get higher elevations we have seen over an inch.
focusing on the temperatures for upper 50's, low 60's. pleasanton will have a high of 64 degrees. your 7 day around the bay shows unsettled weather until early tomorrow morning the past that by friday high pressure will be back in place. the temperatures will warm-up and we will see more dry weather for next week. we are pointing to have a dry pretty thanksgiving day. >> despite the weather we are enjoying a pretty good ride. there are no major incidents, no hot spots. we do have wet pavement but we're not even tracking any flooding that we saw in the early morning hours. let's take a look at the bay bridge, westbound, the pavement is still wet so it is still slippery. you want to pay attention to the
freeway exit ramps because you do not one to hit them too fast because you could spinoffs. that seems to be the kind of accidents that we are starting to see. on 92, westbound and eastbound we have small traffic and your drive time is at 12 minutes across the span. >> we are tracking the commute through the east bay, it is a good ride for westbound highway 4 and a little sewing thread will pass. 80 has slow traffic and the drive time has climbed. it is at 18 minutes. an accident on 24 and not commute section of pleasant hill road. you may have a right shoulder affected. rest of the ride is looking good, west 580 is starting to pick up slowing into dublin. the south bay freeway is still good, as a
been free for 85 to west valley. the marin ride is still good at southbound 11. no delays down to central simmer fell. >> (male annoucer): now here is stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. >> sometimes people behave badly right themselves. the driver of this pre is was clocked at 47 mi. per hour and a 30 m.p.h. zone. >> fight man, a driver's license and registration and insurance. >> the driver claims this she was not speeding because the speed limit in her mind is 40 mi.. >> man, the posted speed limit is 30 mi. per hour. >> she still did not believe the officer. >> she stated that it was her right as an american citizen not to be simple. >> can you please turn that
camera off of me. >> no, i want that camera off. >> i decided to have a chat with her. >> you are in public, mem you are in public i can do this. >> yes, you do need my permission. >> are you going to sue me? >> no, but i have a friend who will. >> are you a part of the police departments? >> no, i am sergeanfrom channel >> >> my segment is called people behaving badly. >> really. >> yes, ma'am. >> the officer was writing a negative and she came here. >> she came in the line of traffic tried to argue. >> you cannot stop here. you cannot stop there, you are
impeding traffic. >> you need to pull off the road. >> so she does. >> what she did not know was that the officer this she was talking to was the one who actually called for speeding syrian >> you were very very close ally to the speed reading. she wanted to know what officer was a training. >> no, we're all full-time police officers. this is a posted sign. >> after all this explain it, she's still was not convinced. >> i do not think this is true. >> in daly city, stanley roberts kron 4 news. >> and stephen curry would not be playing to mind because he has a mild concussion. the star point guard left the game after he hit his head on the floor.
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