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breaking overnight news... a burglar shoots a man at his home in the east bay and the shooter is still on the loose this morning. hear the strange items the burglar took from homes. ( averi ) and today is 4-20... the unofficial marijuana holiday and thousands are expected to gather in san francisco. i am live at golden gate park with the details. (james) plus... the man accused of killing four people in fresno has been laughing about the murders from his jail cell. the the new information we are learning about the gunman this morning.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through
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friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a man is recovering in the hospital this morning after being shot by a burglar inside his home in the oakland hills.( james ) rebecaa strom is here with the details. rebecca. ( rebecca ) that shooter is still on the loose this morning. 30-year-old jeremy white was shot last night while he was home taking care of his disabled mother. police say white was in the kitchen with his headphones on and did not hear the burglar break in. the burglar shot white in the chest and took off. neighbors say burglars ransacked several homes in the area before the shooting:
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house.""two 20s and that's it"> ( rebecca ) police say white is expected to make a full recovery. there is no description of the gunman at this time. back to you. ( darya ) mountain view police are asking for your help to find a missing teenager. this is a picture of her. she is 13- year-old myra renteria. myra is a little over five feet tall. roughly 105 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. she was last seen leaving crittenden middle school yesterday in mountain view. ( darya ) and just in to the newsroom police in burlingame are looking for a 17-year-old girl this morning. ellie mullins was last seen yesterday afternoon near the library in burlingame. she is about 5 foot 4 inches tall... 120 pounds. she was last seen wearing a gray hoodie... bklue jeans... and brown high-top boots. (james) police looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman on the stanford campus.
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it happened on tuesday. police say the man followed the female student to her residence hall and exposed himself in the building's common area and then took off. police do not yet have a detailed description of the man this morning. ( darya ) happening today... it is the unofficial marijuana holiday celebration.."4-20."( james ) thousands are expected to gather at golden gate park to celebrate. kron 4's averi harper is live in san francisco with a look at the event. ... ( averi ) as many as 15- thousand people are expected to come out to golden gate park. this is the first year recreational pot is legal in the state. despite
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that...smoking marijuana in public is still not allowed. the city put up fences and lines of porto-potties were installed. there is no alcohol or glass allowed inside and drug dealing is prohibited. plus no one under 18-year-old is allowed in. people heading out to golden gate park today had mixed opinions about the new restrictions.
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that last year so why you doing it now?""we've asking the city to put porter potties out and put more garbage cans out. they complain about the mass that's made it 420 but they did nothing to alleviate it and now they're finally doing it which is a good thing.">( averi ) city officials estimate they spend as much as 140-thousand dollars annually to manage the event. crews usually clean up about 20-thousand pounds of garbage. shuttles are available to help with crowding on a affected muni
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routes. city officials say they plan on shutting down the event at 6:00 tonight. (darya) thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning. (james) and in washington d-c.... people are going to hand out free joints to congressional staffers and reporters who work on capitol hill today. they say it's a protest against federal interference with states that have legal pot. recreational marijuana is legal in d-c... and giving it
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away for free is also legal. but another protest is scheduled for monday that could lead to arrests. activists plan to light up and smoke pot near the capitol. smoking in public remains illegal in washington, although it often goes unenforced. ( darya ) fresno police are describing the man accused of murdering three men as a 'hate- filled racist'. they say kori muhammad set out this past week to 'kill as many white people as possible.' investigators also add that muhammad has been laughing about the murders while they interrogate him. police say muhammad began his killing spree when he gunned down a security guard at a motel last week. and when he realized he was a wanted man he set out to kill as many white people as he could. he was arrested on monday shortly after killing three men in downtown fresno. these are newly released pictures of the three men who were shot on monday. mark
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gassett was shot as he walked away from catholic charities with a bag of groceries.. zack randalls - the father of a three- year- old girl - had just started working for p- g-&e. and david jackson was a 58-year -old man living in fresno. police say muhammed has talked to them describing the killings. he has been charged with four counts of murder. ( james ) rescue crews in the north bay are searcing for this small plane that failed to arrive in petaluma. it took off from truckee with two people on board on monday afternoon. crews say radar analysis and cellphone data have helped narrow the search to a rugged area northwest of truckee. the plane has an emergency locator transmitter. but so far there is no signal from that transmitter. ( darya ) doctors say a woman charged with killing an
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alameda county sherrif's volunteer is not mentally competent to stand trial. court appointed doctors found that 24-year-old laura rodgers is unable to understand the criminal proceedings against her. a judge will now decide whether rodgers will receive a jury trail or be transferred to a mental facility. if rodgers is sent to a mental facility she will receive treatment until she could possibly stand trial in the future. rodgers and her boyfriend 23-year-old curtys taylor are charged with murdering karla ramirez. her body was found in a creek at the arroyo vieho recreation center in oakland in november. ( darya ) u-c berkeley is shutting the door on conservative commentator ann coulter. the school announced she will not be welcomed on campus next thursday as planned. the university says the decision was made in the interest of public safety... adding that organizers of the event didn't give the school enough time to find a safe venue on campus. the berkeley college republicans say they are
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determined to have coulter speak on april 27th and are working now to secure a new location. ( darya ) now to bay area basketball where the warriors take a two game lead in their series against the trail blazers.( james ) kevin durant did not play last night but the warriors did just fine without him. to the high lights. steph curry... got things going quickly with this three pointer. he had just 6 points in the first quarter, but the warriors jumped out to a 14 point lead at the end of the first quarter. but in the second quarter the blazers tried to make a comeback... cutting the warriors lead to just one point. but the warriors would then pull away. curry would score 13 points in the third quarter. the warriors win by a final of 110 to 81. after the game curry talked about playing without durant and how the defense had to step up.
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some dry spots, but we won the game with our defense tonight and when you're missing 26 points that's the best way to put yourself in a position to uh maintain that level of play."> ( james ) game three is saturday night in portland. tip off is set for 7:30. ( rebecca ) coming up... bill o'reilly is fired from fox news over sexual harassment allegations. but that may not be enough for one of his accusers. hear what she's saying about his termination. (james) a police chase comes to a violent end... and it's all caught on camera. we'll tell you who in the other car says they are lucky to be alive. and after the break... a home in danger of falling off a cliff is demolished. see what's being done to protect other homes in the area.
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have assembled. spider-man... black widow... captain america... and eddie? so, what's the plan? breaking out the guardians, pal. come celebrate the all-new guardians of the galaxy-mission: breakout! during the summer of heroes, only at disneyland resort. hero up! (darya) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news... (james) anny is here tracking your morning forecast. (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through
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friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) a house teetering on the edge of a cliff in half moon bay has now been torn down. this is video from moments before the house came down yesterday. this past winter...the powerful storms eroded the soil under the home's foundation. the house is owned by the california state parks. it had been vacant for a long time. state parks says it was ncerned the home was going to fall onto the beach below. ( darya ) the plan now is to fill the foundation with dirt. this is supposed to help stabilize the bluffs and prevent more erosion. ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... bill o'reilly
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is fired from fox news.( darya ) rebecca strom is here with what a woman who accused o'reilly of harassment is morning. rebecca? ( rebecca @ land ) rupert murdoch made the announcement terminating the network's most popular host. the new york times reported earlier this month that five women had been paid a total of 13-million dollars over several years... to keep quiet about harrassment allegations against o'reilly. o'reilly denies those allegations. o'reilly was on vacation in rome when the network decided to let him go. one of the women who accused o'reilly of sexual harassment says his firing is good news. ( rebecca @ land ) o'reilly was with fox news for more than 20 years. ( james ) new this morning.... you could soon
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see a new school district in the east bay... walnut creek city council voted unanimously yesterday to create a new school district out of the existing mount diablo unified school district. the proposal would remove five schools from the mount diablo district, which includes portions of walnut creek and concord. the state board of education will determine if the proposal should move forward to an election. (james) police are investigating a hash lab in the north bay after an explosion inside a sebastopol home. this is a picture from the sonoma county sheriff's office. you can see the damage to the burned walls. the blast went off at the home on hessel road. when police arrived they found a marijuana grow operation. 28-year-old nicholas fusco is believed to be responsible. he could be facing felony drug charges. (darya) a police chase comes to a violent end when the suspect crashes into an innocent family. it happened in los angeles yesterday. you can see the moment the car crashes into a father and his young
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son. l-a-p-d was chasing a car thief when the crash happened. and you can see the man and his son get out of the car and walk away without injury. the car thief was arrested and taken to the hospital. ( darya ) the near-death of a woman in nevada is exposing a flaw in the federal government's efforts to get takata air bag inflators off the roads. a woman was injured by shrapnel from the air bag after a crash in las vegas last month. a honda spokesperson believes the takata airbag was likely removed from a wrecked car and then installed in the car without her knowing. no laws prevent those airbags from being pulled from a salvaged car and used in another car. at least 16 people have died and more than 180 others were injured by takata bags. (james) an alabama teen who went missing more than a year ago has been found safe in texas. but there are still a lot of questions as to what
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happened to her. 17-year-old alissia freeman went missing in december of 20- 15. she was last seen taking out the trash at her home. up until yesterday, her family had not heard from her and police had no leads on where she might have went. she reached out to her mom and was found safe and healthy at a restaurant in el paso. investigators say she may have been with someone she met in an online chatroom... but they are still trying to figure out if she left willingly. (james) teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the biggest and most frequent users on social media. (darya) that's according to a new survey just released by the associated press today. researchers say nearly 9 in 10 black teenagers use snapchat, compared with just over 7 in 10 whites. a third of black teens say they use instagram almost constantly, compared to about 1 in 5 white teens who responded similarly. (darya) as the i-phone nears its 10-year
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anniversary... apple says they are now testing a revamped and upgraded model. (james) they also say they plan to release three new phones as soon as this fall. it will feature a new curved glass screen and will be made with stainless steel materials. the screen is also said to take up the entire front of the phone... making it larger than the current models. the new phones are also expected to have better cameras. apple will also introduce it's new operating system... i-o-s-11 at their developers conference in june. (darya) still ahead on the kron
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four morning news... certain headphones could be collecting your information. we'll tell you which ones and how you are at risk. plus... a certain fruit could protect women from an aggressive type of cancer. we'll explain after the break.
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(james) a pint of
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strawberries a day could protect you from breast cancer. (darya) that's according to a new study from an italian university. scientists say eating just 15 strawberries a day protected mice from aggressive breast cancer. after five weeks, the cancer stopped spreading and tumors shrank. (james) scientists say more research needs to be done on humans before they can come to a conclusion. but, previous studies have already shown that eating between 10 and 15 strawberries a day can make arteries healthier by reducing cholesterol. (darya) and a warning if you own bose headphones.
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they could be spying on you. (james) a lawsuit has just been filed against the company. it accuses bose of collecting information such as music and audio preferences through it's connect mobile app... and then shared with other companies without consent.(darya) the plaintiff (darya) consent. (darya) the plaintiff says he downloaded the app that lets you control the wireless headphones... and that is when he noticed it was collecting information on the music, podcasts, and professor lectures he was listening to. bose has not commented on the lawsuit. (anny) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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(darya)(james) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through
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friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) police in the east bay are looking for more possible victims in a child molestation case. the contra costa sheriff's office arrested j-b yancy earlier this year after a three-month investigation. yancy is accused of molesting a child. his arrest happened in north richmond and investigators say he approached the victim in public. detectives believe that based on their evidence there may be more victims who have yet to come forward. authorities say yancy has lived in vallejo, richmond and fairfield. ( darya ) a giant sinkhole is causing major problems in the east bay. ( james ) rebecca strom is here with a closer look at the damage. rebecca? ( rebecca @ land ) the massive sinkhole is right next to the bay park retirement
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community on appian way in pinole. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-seven news. the problem started with a 2-foot crack in the sidewalk less than a month ago. it's now about 100 feet long, 80 feet wide, and 40 feet deep. the city red tagged the parking lot earlier this month. officials say people who live in the retirement community are ánot in danger...but people are still nervous: ( rebecca @ land ) construction crews are trying to figure out how they stabilize the land and rebuild the parking lot. ( darya ) this morning there is new information about the death of former new england patriot aaron hernandez. the murder conviction against him could
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be thrown out. hernandez was in the process of appealing his murder conviction when he killed himself in his prison cell wednesday morning. and according to massachusetts law, if a defendant dies before a decision is made about his appeal, then the original conviction may be vacated. legal experts say it's a long shot, but if the conviction is thrown out... hernandez would no longer be guilty of murder... and the patriots and the n-f-l would owe money to his estate. ( james ) the san jose city council has passed a series of laws meant to protect renters. after more than five hours of discussion, the tenant protection ordinance passed in a 6 to 5 vote. the new ordinance provides tenants with some protection against unreasonable evictions. another law requires landlords of rent-controlled units to provide between four and 12 months of notice before evicting a tenant.
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( james ) teachers are among those least able to afford a home in the bay area. in silicon valley, the starting salary for teachers in the san jose unified school district is about 50-thousand dollars per year. but the median home price in san jose jose is nearly a million dollars. one teacher we spoke to says he was forced to buy a home in tracy and commute three hours to work each day.
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that the 200-thousand people who had to evacuate never should have been in danger in the first place. and now, lawmakers want safety standards reviewed at big dams all across the u-s. a butte county supervisor is calling out the people who operate the oroville dam. supervisor bill connolly says those officials should never have let the lake get that high. managers at the nation's tallest dam got an exemption from the army corps of engineers to bypass a rule that would have required them to release huge amounts of water from the rapidly filling lake. now lawmakers are trying to improve dam safety here in california and throughout the country. ( james ) tension between north korea and the united states continues to escalate. and now south korea warns any military action against the north will have dire consequences on the south. one military expert says if north korea uses a hiroshima sized bomb against south korea, more than 500-thousand people could die. but chemical attacks by north korea are more likely.
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it's believed north korea has up to 5-thousand tons of chemical weapons in stock. however some officials think north korean leader kim jong un may not even react to an american pre-emptive strike. the white house says all military options are on the table when it comes to dealing with north korea. ( james ) a sacramento woman is facing up to six -years in prison for a hate crime at a mosque in davis. lauren kirk-coehlo pleaded guilty to vandalizing the davis islamic center in january. her sentencing is set for june and she could face up to six years in state prison. (darya) facebook is trying to make it so you don't have to always remember your passwords. (james) they are testing out new technology that could make passwords obsolete.(darya) here is how it works. if you forget your password to another site, you would use your facebook account to verify your identity. one example is you would need to correctly identify photos of some of your facebook friends in order to gain access to
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your other accounts. facebook says this method is more secure than texts or emails asking for your information and will make it harder for hackers to access your account. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... the new york times is facing criticism for this picture they posted. we'll explain why the patriots are not happy. and after the break... we'll explain why you could soon see professional athletes using pot for pain relief. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. slow traffic on nb 880 from 238 to 980 ( james ) obesity is becoming the
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new normal in the u-s and now fewer americans are actively trying to lose weight.( darya ) new research shows that... as more people become obese... people are having a harder time recognizing themselves as overweight. that means people have less motivation to lose weight.( james ) researchers say people should talk to their doctors and get the tools needed to get on the right track. doctors say just making small changes in your lifestyle can make a big difference in your weight. (darya) most americans think it's okay for professional athletes to use pot for pain. that's according to a new poll from marist college. (james) researchers say 69-percent of americans would approve of athletes using marijuana for pain relief. this comes as several former football players sent a letter calling for the n-f-l to approve weed as an acceptable form of pain management. (darya) they say other pain killers can become addictive. the n-f-l players association says they are looking at alternatives to
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narcotic pain relievers... and that includes marijuana. (anny) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news... (james) anny is here tracking your morning forecast. (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region.
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expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. expect the normal slowing on wb 24, wb 580 and nb 880 ( darya ) warriors star steph curry
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is eliminating all distractions for the playoffs. curry is deleting all the social media apps on his phone as the warriors go for their
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second championship in three years. he is not the only n-b-a superstar to go off the social media grid during the playoffs.... lebron james does the same thing during the postseason. curry insists that he did not get the idea from james, saying it is just a way for him to keep focus on what is important. after winning game two last night, the warriors take on the trailblazers in portland on saturday night. ( james ) the patriots were at the white house to celebrate their super bowl win over the falcons.( darya ) but before they were honored by president trump. rob gronkowski had some fun with press secretary sean spicer. check it out.
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house yesterday... including tom brady who did not attend because he said he wad dealing with family matters. (james) and the patriots are taking issue with a new york times photo comparison that suggested a significantly smaller turnout yesterday. the times tweeted side by side pictures of the patriots standing behind president obama in 2015, and standing behind president trump. on the bottom picture you can see the back staircases are nearly empty. the patriots responded saying the picture lacks context... and the football staff was sitting on the south lawn instead of standing on the stairs. (darya) later today the 49ers and
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the raiders will get a look at their schedule for the upcoming n-f-l season. one of the biggest questions for the raiders is when they will play the new england patriots in mexico city. and the niners will find out when the rival dallas cowboys will come to town. the schedules will be released at 5:00 this evening. ( darya ) take a look at this.... tennis star serena williams is pregnant. serena made the announcement on snapchat yesterday saying she is 20 weeks along. the 35-year-old tennis star has been engaged to reddit co- founder alexis ohanian since late december. this is the
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couple's first child. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... we'll tell you why this iceberg is causing a big mess for people who live in on canadian town.
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(jessica) i love beneful healthy weight because the first ingredient is chicken. (riley) man, this chicken is spectacular! (jessica) i feel like when he eats beneful, he turns into a puppy again. you love it, don't you? you love it so much! (vo) and now try new beneful grain free, simply made with wholesome ingredients, and no grain. creamy, crunchy, chocolatey, hershey's. packed with cookies or almond pieces. hershey's has the taste you love in every bite. (james) tourists are
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flocking to a town in canada thanks to a massive iceberg. it is happening in the town of ferry-land. so many people have been coming in to see it that it has caused traffic jams. several shops also say business is booming because of it. the iceberg is about 150 feet high. that's fifty feet higher than the one that hit the titanic. this year...more icebergs have been spotted in the trans-atlantic compared to normal.
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(darya) ahead at eight on the kron 4 morning news... thousands are expected to gather in san francisco for the annual 4-20 pot holday. we're live at golden gate park as the event is being set up. and a man is shot in his home during a robbery and the gunman has not been caught. the details just coming in to our newsroom. plus... a woman accused of murdering an alameda county sheriff's volunteer may not have to stand trial for the killing. we'll explain why.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... hot spot on the bay bridge wb 80 after the tunnel, traffic backed up into the maze (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and
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monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend. ( james ) a man is recovering this morning after being shot by a burglar inside his home in the oakland hills. the shooter is still on the loose this morning. 30-year-old jeremy white was shot last night while he was home taking care of his disabled mother. police say white was in the kitchen with his headphones on and did not hear the burglar break in. the burglar shot
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white in the chest and took off. neighbors say burglars ransacked several homes in the area before the shooting: ( james ) police say white is expected to make a full recovery. there is no description of the burglar at this time. ( darya ) mountain view police are asking for your help to find a missing teenager. this is a picture of her. she is 13- year-old myra renteria. myra is a little over five feet tall. roughly 105 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. she was last seen leaving crittenden middle school yesterday in mountain view. ( darya ) and just in to the newsroom police in burlingame are looking for a 17-year-old girl this morning.
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ellie mullins was last seen yesterday afternoon near the library in burlingame. she is about 5 foot 4 inches tall... 120 pounds. she was last seen wearing a gray hoodie... bklue jeans... and brown high-top boots. ( james ) happening now... police looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman on the stanford campus. it happened on tuesday. police say the man followed the female student to her residence hall and exposed himself in the building's common area and then took off. police do not yet have a detailed description of the man this morning. ( darya ) happening today... it is the unofficial marijuana holiday celebration.."4-20."( james ) thousands are expected to gather at golden gate park to celebrate. kron 4's averi harper is live in san francisco with a look at the event. ( averi ) as many as 15-thousand people are expected to come
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out to golden gate park. this is the first year recreational pot is legal in the state. despite that...smoking marijuana in public is still not allowed. the city put up fences and lines of porto-potties were installed. there is no alcohol or glass allowed inside and drug dealing is prohibited. plus no one under 18-year-old is allowed in. people heading out to golden gate park today had mixed opinions about the new restrictions.
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keep it safe, then take it away. >( averi ) city officials estimate they spend as much as 140- thousand dollars annually to manage the event. crews usually clean up about 20- thousand pounds of garbage. shuttles are available to help with crowding on a affected muni routes. city officials say they plan on shutting down the event at 6:00 tonight. thanks aver. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) fresno police are
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describing the man accused of murdering three men as a 'hate- filled racist'. ( darya ) rebecca strom is here with the new information we are learning about the accused shooter. rebecca. ( rebecca @ land ) they say kori muhammad set out this past week to 'kill as many white people as possible.' investigators also add that muhammad has been laughing about the murders while they are interrogating him. police say muhammad began his killing spree when he gunned down a security guard at a motel last week. and when he realized he was a wanted man he set out to kill as many white people as he could. he was arrested on monday shortly after killing three men in downtown fresno. these are newly released pictures of the three men who were shot on tuesday.
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mark gassett was shot as he walked away from catholic charities with a bag of groceries.. zack randalls - the father of a three- year- old girl - had just started working for p-g-&e. and david jackson was a 58-year -old man living in fresno. the mother of mark gassett spoke yesterday saying she is heartbroken. ( rebecca @ land ) police say muhammed has talked to them describing the killings. he has been charged with four counts of murder for the three men killed on tuesday and the security guard killed last week. ( james ) rescue crews in the north bay are searcing for this small plane that failed to arrive in petaluma. it took off from truckee with two people on board on monday
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afternoon. crews say radar analysis and cellphone data have helped narrow the search to a rugged area northwest of truckee. the plane has an emergency locator transmitter. but so far there is no signal from that ( darya ) now to bay area basketball where the warriors take a two game lead in their series against the trail blazers.( james ) kevin durant did not play last night but the warriors did just fine without him. to the high lights. steph curry... got things going quickly with this three pointer. he had just 6 points in the first quarter, but the warriors jumped out to a 14 point lead at the end of the first quarter. but in the second quarter the blazers tried to make a comeback... cutting the warriors lead to just one point. but the warriors would then pull away. curry would score 13 points in the third quarter. the warriors win by a final of 110 to 81. after the game curry talked about playing without durant and how the
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defense had to step up. ( james ) game three is saturday night in portland. tip off is set for 7:30. ( rebecca @ land ) coming up... bill o'reilly is fired from fox news over sexual harassment allegations. hear what one of his accusers is saying about his termination. ( darya ) plus... you may be the one who has to pay for what a cable car conductor is accused of doing. the new cable car changes that could affect you. and next, why the woman accused of killing an alameda county sheriff's volunteer may not have to
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you gotta let a baby sleep on your belly. (vo) new beneful break-n-bites, with real beef as the #1 ingredient. whatwhat made them believeace carthat a two-ton behemothhop? could compete in a track race? or that they could take on the elite in world motor racing, and win? we may never truly understand what drives mercedes-amg. but here's to another 50 years of it. mercedes-amg. half a century of driving performance. doctors say a woman charged with killing an alameda county sherrif's volunteer is not mentally competent to stand trial. court appointed doctors found that 24-year-old laura rodgers is unable to understand the criminal proceedings against her. a judge will now decide whether rodgers will receive a jury trail or be transferred to a mental facility. if rodgers is sent to a mental facility she
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will receive treatment until she could possibly stand trial in the future. rodgers and her boyfriend 23-year-old curtys taylor are charged with murdering karla ramirez. her body was found in a creek at the arroyo vieho recreation center in oakland in november. ( james ) coming up... we're going to show you a picture of a man police say is very dangerous. what he's accused of doing and why he could have more young victims. ( james )and see what caused all of this damage inside a bay area home and why the homeowner could go to jail because of it.
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get a check of the weather this morning... a hot spot on the bay bridge wb 80 after the tunnel an accident blocking sevral lanes, traffic backed up into the maze. nb 280 at saratoga ave an accidnt and car fire blocking.
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(anny hong): high pressure building off the
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coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend. ( james ) another big story we are
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following this morning... bill o'reilly is fired from fox news.( darya ) rebecca strom is here with what a woman who accused o'reilly of sexual harassment is saying this morning. rebecca? ( rebecca @ land ) rupert murdoch made the announcement terminating the network's most popular host. the new york times reported earlier this month that five women had been
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paid a total of 13-million dollars over several years... to keep quiet about harrassment allegations against o'reilly. o'reilly denies those allegations. o'reilly was on vacation in rome when the network decided to let him go. one of the women who accused o'reilly of sexual harassment says his firing is good news. ( rebecca @ land ) o'reilly was with fox news for more than 20 years. ( darya ) police are investigating a hash lab in the north bay after an explosion inside a sebastopol home. this is a picture from the sonoma county sheriff's office. you can see the damage to the burned walls. the blast went off at the home on hessel road. when police arrived they found a marijuana grow operation. 28-year-old
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nicholas fusco is believed to be responsible. he could be facing felony drug charges. ( james ) coming up... the family of aaron hernandez could be getting money following his suicide in prison. hear why they could be owed millions. plus... if you are a pricnce fan....you may not be able to hear the late singer's album that's being released tomorrow. we'll explain why.
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a major hot spot on the bay bridge wb after the tunnel, major elays out of the maze. ( darya ) new this morning... prince's new
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album is pulled from i-tunes.( james ) the six-song album titled "deliverance" was set to go on sale tomorrow. the release was successfully blocked by the prince estate thanks to a court ruling. a federal judge approved the estate's lawsuit against the album's producer and sound engineer for full control of the tracks.( darya ) the album included six unheard songs recorded from 2006 to 2008. friday will mark the one year anniversy of prince's death. (darya) and a warning if you own wireless bose headphones. they could be spying on you. (james) a lawsuit has just been filed against the company. it accuses bose of collecting information such as music and audio preferences through it's connect mobile app... and then shared with other companies without consent.(darya) the plaintiff says he downloaded the app that lets you control the wireless headphones... and that is when
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he noticed it was collecting information on the music, podcasts, and professor lectures he was listening to. bose has not commented on the lawsuit. (rebecca)high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend. (james) still ahead..why south bay renters could be getting some much needed help. the new law that was just passed.
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( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... a major hot spot on the bay bridge wb after the tunnel, major delays out of the maze.
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take bart instead or use wb92
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(rebecca)the wet weather is leaving the bay area...roads are still damp, so be careful out there. live look outside right now and you can see the wet pavement. here's a look ahead at the forecast current temperatures mostly in the 50s so don't leave home without a sweater or jacket. highs today some 70s are expected, upper 60s bayside and upper 50s for the coast. no rain for your long range forecast. your 7 day around the bay forecast is next. ( james ) police in the east bay
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are looking for more possible victims in a child molestation case. the contra costa sheriff's office arrested j-b yancy earlier this year after a three-month investigation. yancy is accused of molesting a child. his arrest happened in north richmond and investigators say he approached the victim in public. detectives believe that based on their evidence there may be more victims who have yet to come forward. authorities say yancy has lived in vallejo, richmond and fairfield. ( darya ) a giant sinkhole is causing major problems in the east bay. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-seven news. the massive sinkhole is right next to the bay park
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retirement community on appian way in pinole. the problem started with a 2-foot crack in the sidewalk less than a month ago. it's now about 100 feet long, 80 feet wide, and 40 feet deep. the city red tagged the parking lot earlier this month. officials say people who live in the retirement community are ánot in danger...but people are still nervous: ( darya ) construction crews are trying to figure out how they stabilize the land and rebuild the parking lot. ( james ) the walnut creek bart station is back open and running this morning after a four hour delay last night. a man was threatening to jump off a ledge and that shut everything down. this is video from over the scene. you can see the man coming down from
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the ledge. he has been placed on an emergency psychiatric hold. this incident started around 1:30 yesterday afternoon and disrupted service through the evening. ( darya ) the san jose city council has passed a series of laws meant to protect renters. after more than five hours of discussion, the tenant protection ordinance passed in a 6 to 5 vote. the new ordinance provides tenants with some protection against unreasonable evictions. another law requires landlords of rent-controlled units to provide between four and 12 months of notice before evicting a tenant. ( darya ) teachers are among those least able to afford a home in the bay area. in silicon valley, the starting salary for teachers in the san jose unified school district is about 50-thousand dollars per year. but the median home price in san jose jose is nearly a million dollars. one teacher we
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spoke to says he had to go all the way to tracy to find a house he could afford... and now he has a three hour commute each day.
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husband, omar mateen. mateen opened fire at gay nightclub last june. 49 people were killed and dozens more were injured. ( james ) this morning there is new information about the death of former new england patriot aaron hernandez. the murder conviction against him could be thrown out. hernandez was in the process of appealing his murder conviction when he killed himself in his prison cell wednesday morning. and according to massachusetts law, if a defendant dies before a decision is made about his appeal, then the original conviction may be vacated. legal experts say it's a long shot, but if the conviction is thrown out... hernandez would no longer be guilty of murder... and the patriots and the n-f-l would owe money to his estate. ( james ) a sacramento woman is facing up to six -years in prison for a hate crime at a mosque in davis. lauren kirk-coehlo pleaded guilty to vandalizing the davis islamic center in january. her sentencing is set for june and she could face up to six years in state prison. ( darya ) an alarming
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accusation in the aftermath of the oroville dam crisis. some people are now saying that the 200-thousand people who had to evacuate never should have been in danger in the first place. and now, lawmakers want safety standards reviewed at big dams all across the u-s. a butte county supervisor is calling out the people who operate the oroville dam. supervisor bill connolly says those officials should never have let the lake get that high. managers at the nation's tallest dam got an exemption from the army corps of engineers to bypass a rule that would have required them to release huge amounts of water from the rapidly filling lake. now lawmakers are trying to improve dam safety here in california and throughout the country. ( james ) tension between north korea and the united states continues to escalate. and now south korea warns
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any military action against the north will have dire consequences on the south. one military expert says if north korea uses a hiroshima sized bomb against south korea, more than 500-thousand people could die. but chemical attacks by north korea are more likely. it's believed north korea has up to 5-thousand tons of chemical weapons in stock. however some officials think north korean leader kim jong un may not even react to an american pre-emptive strike. the white house says all military options are on the table when it comes to dealing with north korea. ( james ) athletes do all sorts of things during the playoffs to keep their minds focused. some abstain from have sex. others stay away from certain foods. see what steph curry is doing to keep his head in the game. and after the break... professional athletes freely using pot. why it may
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not be frowned upon by sports teams.
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a major hot spot . bay bridge wb 80 after the tunnel accident clearing from the three right lanes
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( darya ) most americans think it's okay for professional athletes to use pot for pain. that's according to a new poll from marist college. researchers say 69-percent of americans would approve of athletes using marijuana for pain relief. this comes as several former football players sent a letter calling for the n-f-l to approve weed as an acceptable form of pain management. ( james ) they say other pain killers can become addictive. the n-f-l players association says they are looking at alternatives to narcotic pain relievers... and that includes marijuana.
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we're coming up on 8:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... a man is recovering this morning after being shot by a burglar at his home in the oakland hills. 30-year-old jeremy white was shot last night just before 6:00. white was inside the home taking care of his disabled mother. white is in the hospital and is expected to recover. ( darya ) and happening today.. it is the unofficial marijuana holiday celebration.."4-20." as many as 15-thousand people are expected to come out to golden gate park. this is the
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first year recreational pot is legal in the state. despite that...smoking marijuana in public is still not allowed.( james ) and no kevin durant no problem for the dubs. this as the warriors take a commanding 2 to nothing lead in their series against the blazers. the warriors defense was suffocating all game long. holding the blazers backcourt of damien lillard and c.j. mccollum to 23 after scoring 75 in game one. warriors win 110-81. (darya) a look at your traffic. we got a hot spot. a major hot spot on the bay bridge wb after the tunnel, major elays out of the maze.. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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(rebecca)the wet weather is leaving the bay area...roads are still damp, so be careful out there. live look outside right now and you can see the wet pavement. here's a look ahead at the forecast for san francisco. current temperatures mostly in the 50s so don't leave home without a sweater or jacket. highs today some 70s are expected, upper 60s bayside and upper 50s for the coast. no rain for your long range forecast. here's your 7 day around the bay.
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( darya ) warriors star steph curry is eliminating all distractions for the playoffs. curry is deleting all the social media apps on his phone as the warriors go for their second championship in three years. he is not the only n-b-a superstar to go off the social media grid during the playoffs.... lebron james does the same thing during the postseason. curry insists that he did not get the idea from james, saying it is just a way for him to keep focus on what is important. after winning game two last night, the warriors take on the trailblazers in portland on saturday night.
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( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the giants playing their second straight game without bruce bochy. he's expected to rejoin team on friday when they take on the rockies( james ) the g-men took on the royals in kansas city. and last time madison bumgarner pitched in kansas city he helped the giants beat the royals in game seven of the 2014 world series. but he did not have that same dominance in yesterday's game. bumgarner pitched six innings allowing seven hits and two runs the giants did have a chance score in the 9th, but posey fails to bring hunter pence home. the giants lose 2 to nothing. ( darya ) in oakland...the a's came out on fire against the texas rangers. yonder alonso had a great afternoon with a pair of r-b-i's it was all oakland in this one. khris davis helped put the game away with a 2-run home run. that's his seventh home run of the season. he tied for most in major league baseball a's beat the rangers 9 to 1. ( james ) happening tonight... the san jose sharks will look to take the
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lead in their series against the oilers in edmonton. currently the two teams are tied at 2 games a piece in their best of 7 series. san jose is coming off a dominant win on tuesday. winning that game 7 to nothing. they will look to keep that momentum going. the puck drops tonight at 7:30. ( james ) the patriots were at the white house to celebrate their super bowl win over the falcons.( darya ) but before they were honored by president trump. rob gronkowski had some fun with press secretary sean spicer. check it out.
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president trump welcomes to the white house. 34 players were present... tom brady did not attend because of dealing with family matters. ( james ) every month, officers along the peninsula crackdown on traffic violators.( darya ) kron 4's stanley roberts takes us along in this edition of people behaving badly. (no u-turn and what did you do?) u-turn (in front of?) the police (and now you are?) busted (you know who i am) no ohhhhh no don't tell me stanley roberts people behaving badly it's step aka the saturation traffic enforcement program. this time in south san francisco, daly
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city and the city of brisbane it's traffic officers from all around san mateo county targeting problem traffic areas i'm riding with officer guaydacan of the brisbane police department (sound of radar gun) this driver in brisbane was going 15 miles over the posted speed limit good morning brisbane police i stopped you because you were speeding back there the speed limit is 45 and i had you at 60 on my radar am i behaving badly? why were you going so fast? actually, this is my first time getting pulled over . a clue might have been this little racer on board decal.. this is a citation for speeding .this driver in also in brisbane was about to fully blow the stop sign, but caught
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sight of the police cruiser tried to stop .but it was too late high good morning ma'am brisbane police how are you very very sorry, i was having tummy pains so i was just running to go to the restroom apparently, the rumor is if you say you have to go really really bad that counts as an emergency and you might get out of a ticket this is a citation for not stopping at that stop sign there is no truth to that rumor if you are going to be on your cell phone . don't drive in front of an officer and expect nothing to happen i stopped you because cellphone wheel you were on the roadway you know it suppose to be handsfree right. he turns the truck off oh people behaving badly, yea we are working the saturation traffic enforcement program i took the car since i was pulling into the gas station but when i saw you were still back there on the roadway there were more drivers caught including this driver who was having a jack in the box craving and almost made it . almost and this who developed a unique way to avoid the camera i'll have more in a future edtion of people behaving badly in san mateo county stanley news
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( james ) ahead at seven on the kron 4 morning news... a woman accused of murdering an alameda county sheriff's volunteer may not have to stand trial for the killing. we'll explain why. plus... u-c berkeley blocks ann coulter from speaking at the school. hear what college republicans plan on doing next. and... the warriors take game two against the trail blazers with ease. hear what curry had to say about playing without k-d.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. lets start the morning with a check of traffic with robin... fatal accident on wb 84 at palomares blocking all lanes.
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heavy traffic into sf due to an earlier crash sky seven is over a deadly crash on niles canyon road in castro valley. castro valley. canyon road in crash on niles over a deadly sky seven is earlier crash sky seven is over a deadly crash on niles canyon road in castro valley.
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(anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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( darya ) a man is recovering in the hospital this morning after being shot by a burglar inside his home in the oakland hills. rebecaa strom is here with the details. rebecca. ( rebecca ) that shooter is still on the loose this morning. 30-year-old jeremy white was shot last night while he was home taking care of his disabled mother. police say white was in the kitchen with his headphones on and did not hear the burglar break in. the burglar shot white in the chest and took off. neighbors say burglars ransacked several homes in the area before the shooting: ( rebecca ) police say white is expected to make a full recovery. there is no description of the gunman at this time. back to you. ( darya ) mountain view police are asking for your help to find a missing teenager. this is a
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picture of her. she is 13- year-old myra renteria. myra is a little over five feet tall. roughly 105 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. she was last seen leaving crittenden middle school yesterday in mountain view. ( darya ) police looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman on the stanford campus. it happened on tuesday. police say the man followed the female student to her residence hall and exposed himself in the building's common area and then took off. police do not yet have a detailed description of the man this morning. ( darya ) happening today... it is the unofficial marijuana holiday celebration.."4-20." thousands are expected to gather at golden gate park to celebrate. kron 4's averi harper is live in san francisco with a look at the event. ...
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( averi ) as many as 15- thousand people are expected to come out to golden gate park. this is the first year recreational pot is legal in the state. despite that...smoking marijuana in public is still not allowed. the city put up fences and lines of porto-potties were installed. there is no alcohol or glass allowed inside and drug dealing is prohibited. plus no one under 18-year-old is allowed in. people heading out to golden gate park today had mixed opinions about the new restrictions.
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in the castro on halloween, i'd rather fix it and help it keep it safe, then take it away. >( averi ) city officials estimate they spend as much as 140-thousand dollars annually to manage the event. crews usually clean up about 20-thousand pounds of garbage. shuttles are available to help with crowding on a affected muni routes. city officials say they plan on shutting down the event at 6:00 tonight. (darya) thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) and in washington d-c....
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people are going to hand out free joints to congressional staffers and reporters who work on capitol hill today. they say it's a protest against federal interference with states that have legal pot. recreational marijuana is legal in d-c... and giving it away for free is also legal. but another protest is scheduled for monday that could lead to arrests. activists plan to light up and smoke pot near the capitol. smoking in public remains illegal in washington, although it often goes unenforced. ( darya ) fresno police are describing the man accused of murdering three men as a 'hate- filled racist'. they say kori muhammad set out
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this past week to 'kill as many white people as possible.' investigators also add that muhammad has been laughing about the murders while they interrogate him. police say muhammad began his killing spree when he gunned down a security guard at a motel last week. when he realized he was a wanted man he set out to kill as many white people as he could. and this morning the man's father says his son blamed white people for putting cocaine on the streets and getting him hooked on drugs... and he developed a hatred towards white people. muhammed was arrested on tuesday shortly after killing three men in downtown fresno. these are newly released pictures of the three men who were shot on tuesday. mark gassett was shot as he walked away from catholic charities with a bag of groceries.. zack randalls - the father of a three- year- old girl - had just started working for p-g-&e. and david jackson was a 58-year -old man living in fresno. police say muhammed has
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talked to them describing the killings. he has been charged with four counts of murder for the three men killed on tuesday and the security guard killed last week. ( darya ) rescue crews in the north bay are searcing for this small plane that failed to arrive in petaluma. it took off from truckee with two people on board on monday afternoon. crews say radar analysis and cellphone data have helped narrow the search to a rugged area northwest of truckee. the plane has an emergency locator transmitter. but so far there is no signal from that transmitter. ( darya ) now to bay area basketball where the warriors take a two game lead in their series against the trail blazers. kevin durant did not play last night but the warriors did just fine without him. to the high lights. steph curry... got things going quickly with this three pointer. he had just 6 points in the first quarter,
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but the warriors jumped out to a 14 point lead at the end of the first quarter. but in the second quarter the blazers tried to make a comeback... cutting the warriors lead to just one point. but t warriors would then pull away. curry would score 13 points in the third quarter. the warriors win by a final of 110 to 81. after the game curry talked about playing without durant and how the defense had to ( darya ) game three is saturday night in portland. tip off is set for 7:30. (darya) coming up on the kron four morning news... bill o'reilly is officially out at fox news after sexual
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harassment accusations. we'll take a look back the rise and fall of the fox news anchor. plus... you may be the one inconvenienced because of what a cable car conductor is accused of doing. the new cable car changes that could affect you. =
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(robin) a hot spot for nile canyon a fatal accident 84 at palomares rd , one way traffic control in place, expect delay in both directions
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( darya ) new this morning... a san francisco cable car conductor is charged with embezzlement for stealing money he collected from riders. 61-year-old albert williams was arrested yesterday. investigators say williams hid the true amount of money he collected and pocketed hundreds of dollars in cash from cable car riders. local transportation officials say it may no longer take cash payments in its cable car system. a one-way cable car ride costs seven dollars. (darya) coming up... kids in the east bay may soon have a new school district. see how it could impact your child's current school.
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(darya) welcome back... checking the roads with robin... (robin)
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a fatal accident on 84 at palomares. heavy traffic on wb 80 into sf due to an earlier crash. no problems on wb 92 to 101
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(anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will
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bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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( darya ) doctors say a woman charged with killing an alameda county sherrif's volunteer is not mentally competent to stand trial. court appointed doctors found that 24-year-old laura rodgers is unable to understand the criminal proceedings against her. a judge will now decide whether rodgers will receive a jury trail or be transferred to a mental facility. if rodgers is sent to a mental facility she will receive treatment until she could possibly stand trial in the future. rodgers and her boyfriend 23-year-old curtys taylor are charged with murdering karla ramirez. her body was found in a creek at the arroyo vieho recreation
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center in oakland in november. ( darya ) after years of sexual harassment allegations and millions of dollars in reported payouts to at least 5 women... fox news has fired bill o'reilly. brian stelter reports on the rise and fall of o'reilly's career. nats- o'reilly factor: bill o'reilly is a fox news original who got his start as a local news reporter in scranton, pennsylvania.nats- he later went on to report for both cbs and abc news.natpop- o'reilly on inside editionin 1989, o'reilly joined inside edition. he anchored the show for 6 years, and it was considered one of the highest rated tabloid television shows at the time.known for his big personality even back then... o'reilly also became known for his temper... on display in this video that later went
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viral.o'reilly: i can't do it. we'll do it live. we'll do it live! fááá it! we'll do it live! i'll write it and we'll do it live! fáááing thing sucks, we'll do it live. o'reilly: that's tomorrow, and i'm bill o'reilly, thanks again for watching.o'reilly took a break from television in 1995 and enrolled in the john f kennedy school of government at harvard university, where he got a masters in public administration.nats- hi i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight.the following year, he was hired by roger ailes to host a show at a startup network calledthe fox news channel. the show was a huge hit. o'reilly also hosted a radio show ... which combined, gave him a massive audience for his outspoken, conservative views. nats but for all his fans, o'reilly also earned nearly as many detractors. he was called
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a bully for his aggressive interviewing style at a book fair in 2003, liberal comedian and now senator al franken called him a liar to his face. o'reilly: all he's got in 6 and a half years is that i misspoke, that i labeled a polk award a peabody, he writes it in his book, he tries to make me out to beal franken: no no no no no o'reilly: shut up!al: no you shut upo'reilly: you had your 35 minutes, shut up!natsot- colbert show: welcome to the report!o'reilly was the chief inspiration for the bombastic, conservative character played by stephen colbert on comedy central.. the show routinely poked fun at some of o'reilly's more controversial comments...colbert: papa bear bill o'reilly has found another reason she should be
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taken out of the not yet running.o'reilly clip: "there's got to be some downside to having a woman president? something."but his controversial comments were not what would eventually bring o'reilly down... accusations about his behavior towards women started surfacing in 2004... after a fox news producer filed a sexual harassment suit against fox news... alleging o'reilly repeatedly spoke to her about his sexual fantasies.andrea makris:"the last time i had spoken to bill when this inappropriate conversation had happened, the last time he said it was going to be in person and i felt extremely threatened for many reasons." o'reilly vowed to fight the charge... "the o'reilly factor": "this is the most evil thing that ever happened to me."and filed a countersuit for extortion.the case was settled for a reported 9 million dollars.and it didn't end there. in 2016 after accusations about fox news founder roger ailes became public... some women also came forward with allegations against o'reilly.fox investigated ailes and he stepped down under pressure. the new york times started looking into accusations against o'reilly as well. just a little more than two weeks ago, the times story detailed a total of 13 million dollars in settlements between o'reilly and fox and the women who'd accused them. the reaction was fierce. advertisers pulled out of o'reilly's show by the dozens. and just like that - the cable news king who once seemed untouchable is off the air for
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good... at least at fox. ( darya ) new this morning.... you could soon see a new school district in the east bay... walnut creek city council voted unanimously yesterday to create a new school district out of the existing mount diablo unified school district. the proposal would remove five schools from the mount diablo district, which includes portions of walnut creek and concord. the state board of education will determine if the proposal should move forward to an election. (darya) firefighters in san rafael can now respond to emergencies more quickly. the city has approved a 19 million dollar contract to build new fire stations. these are pictures of what the stations will look like. the two stations will be on civic center drive and third street. crews will start building the stations in the late spring. it is expected to finish by the summer of 2018. (darya) still ahead on the
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kron four morning news... certain headphones could be collecting your information. we'll tell you which ones and how you are at risk.
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fatal accident wb 84 at palomares. one way traffic control is underway. expect delays in both directions ( darya @ land ) and a warning if you own wireless bose headphones. they
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could be spying on you. a lawsuit has just been filed against the company. it accuses bose of collecting information such as music and audio preferences through it's connect mobile app... and then shared with other companies without consent. the plaintiff says he downloaded the app that lets you control the wireless headphones... and that is when he noticed it was collecting information on the music, podcasts, and professor lectures he was listening to. bose has not commented on the lawsuit. (anny) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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(darya) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour
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with a check of traffic with robin. 84 is under one way traffic control due to a fatal accident. wb 80 is still slow from the maze.
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(anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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( darya ) police in the east bay are looking for more possible victims in a child molestation case. the contra costa sheriff's office arrested j-b yancy earlier this year after a three-month investigation. yancy is accused of molesting a child. his arrest happened in north richmond and investigators say he approached the victim in public. detectives believe that based on their evidence there may be more victims who have yet to come forward. authorities say yancy has lived in vallejo, richmond and fairfield. ( darya ) a giant sinkhole is causing major problems in the east bay. rebecca strom is here with a closer look at the damage. rebecca? ( rebecca @ land ) the massive sinkhole is right next to the bay park retirement community on appian way in pinole. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-seven news. the problem started with a 2-foot crack in the sidewalk less than a month ago. it's now about 100 feet long, 80 feet wide, and 40 feet deep. the city
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red tagged the parking lot earlier this month. officials say people who live in the retirement community are ánot in danger...but people are still nervous: ( rebecca @ land ) construction crews are trying to figure out how they stabilize the land and rebuild the parking lot. ( darya ) a house teetering on the edge of a cliff in half moon bay has now been torn down. kron 4's charles clifford gives us a closer look of what caused the problem. this past winter the powerfull storms we saw actually eroded the bluffs here in halfmoon bay back 20 or 30 feet in some places. that actually undercut the foundation of what was a small house sitting here on the bluffs and here was concern that the house might fall onto the beach so today they are
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demolishing this building.this is video of the house wednesday morning from our helicopter partnership with abc 7. it was torn down just moments after this video was taken. the house, which is about 690 square feet, is actually owned by california state parks. it was built in the 1940's and was most recently used as employee housing but had been vacant for quite some time. when the bluff erosion was discovered, state parks decided to tear it down.sotthe loss of this house is just the latest casualty of california's record breaking wet weather this past winter. just to the north in pacifica, erosion along the coast badly damaged this beach access, forced the demolition of an apartment complex and badly eroded this popular trail. back in half moon bay, the house may be gone but the foundation is still in place and the plan is to keep it that way.sot
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hoping that will help stabilize the bluff, prevent further erosion here and protect the homes that sit a little further inland. in halfmoon bay, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( darya ) just in to kron four.. the coast guard says they have found the body of an oakland man who went missing after his boat capsized off muir beach. 64-year-old juki dang went missing yesterday morning. another boater notified the cost guard after finding a capsized boat with a chest containing ice and fish nearby. officials say they found his body late last night. ( darya ) this morning there is new information about the death of former new england patriot aaron hernandez. the murder conviction against him could be thrown out. hernandez was in the process of appealing his murder conviction when he killed himself in his prison cell wednesday morning. and according to massachusetts law, if a defendant dies before a decision is made about his appeal, then the original conviction may be
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vacated. legal experts say it's a long shot, but if the conviction is thrown out... hernandez would no longer be guilty of murder... and the patriots and the n-f-l would owe money to his estate. ( darya ) the san jose city council has passed a series of laws meant to protect renters. after more than five hours of discussion, the tenant protection ordinance passed in a 6 to 5 vote. the new ordinance provides tenants with some protection against unreasonable evictions. another law requires landlords of rent-controlled units to provide between four and 12 months of notice before evicting a tenant. ( darya ) teachers are among those least able to afford a home in the bay area. in silicon valley, the starting salary for teachers in the san jose unified school district is about 50-thousand dollars per year. but the median home price in san jose jose is nearly a million dollars. one teacher we spoke to says he had to go all the way to tracy to find a
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house he could afford... and now he has a three hour commute each day.
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(robin) bay bridge wb 80 is slow from the maze. wb 580 slow from richmond pkwy. no problems on
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101 across the golden gate bridge ( darya @ land ) a police chase comes to a violent end when the suspect crashes into an innocent family. it happened in los angeles yesterday. you can see the moment the car crashes into a father and his young son. l-a-p-d was chasing a car thief when the crash happened. and you can see the man and his son get out of the car and walk away without injury. the car thief was arrested and taken to the hospital. ( darya ) the near-death of a woman in nevada is exposing a flaw in the federal government's efforts to get takata air bag inflators off the roads. a woman was
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injured by shrapnel from the air bag after a crash in las vegas last month. a honda spokesperson believes the takata airbag was likely removed from a wrecked car and then installed in the car without her knowing. no laws prevent those airbags from being pulled from a salvaged car and used in another car. at least 16 people have died and more than 180 others were injured by takata bags. (anny) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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(darya) in the weather center tracking the forecast
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with anny (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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slow traffic on wb 92 25 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is still backed up into the maze due to an earlier crash. no prblems on the golden gate bridge. a fatal accident on 84 at palomares still blokcing, one way traffic control is inn place. ( darya ) warriors star steph curry is eliminating all distractions for the playoffs. curry is deleting all the social media apps on his phone as the warriors go for their second championship in three
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years. he is not the only n-b-a superstar to go off the social media grid during the playoffs.... lebron james does the same thing during the postseason. curry insists that he did not get the idea from james, saying it is just a way for him to keep focus on what is important. after winning game two last night, the warriors take on the trailblazers in portland on saturday night. (darya) new this morning... colin kaepernick has been named one of time magazine's one-hundred most influential people. kaepernick caused some controversy last year when he refused to stand during the national anthem. the former 49ers player said he was doing this to protest the un-fair treatment of minorities in this country. former head coach jim harbaugh wrote the bio for kaepernick in time magazine. he says americans must celebrate him for his protest. he goes on to praise
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kaepernick as a great player and courageous person. ( darya ) the patriots were at the white house to celebrate their super bowl win over the falcons. but before they were honored by president trump. rob gronkowski had some fun with press secretary sean spicer. check it out.
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yesterday... including tom brady who did not attend because he said he wad dealing with family matters. (darya) and the patriots are taking issue with a new york times photo comparison that suggested a significantly smaller turnout yesterday. the times tweeted side by side pictures of the patriots standing behind president obama in 2015, and standing behind president trump. on the bottom picture you can see the back staircases are nearly empty. the patriots responded saying the picture lacks context... and the football staff was sitting on the south lawn instead of standing on the stairs. (darya) later today the 49ers and the raiders will get a look at their schedule for the upcoming n-f-l season. one of the biggest questions for the raiders is when they will play the new england patriots in mexico city. and the niners will find out when the rival dallas cowboys will come to town. the schedules will be released at 5:00 this evening.
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( darya ) a bay area restaurant is teaching elementary school kids how to cook their very own pizza. kron four's vicki liviakis takes a look in this mornings edition of "dine and dish." what kid doesn't like pizza? but how many know how to make it from scratch... (student) first you do the dough, before that you have to have to make it rise and stuff. cheese, lots of bacon. bacon on it. here at alamo elementary in the city's outer richmond neighborhood - kids are getting a hands on lesson from a real life chef. (kid) he's dante cecchini from fiorella - the little cal- italian restaurant up the street.(chef) they all did a great job and i was happy to have their help. and the pizza ingredients come straight form the school's student garden.(teacher) all the students here helped the garden grow and they helped make the pizzas today. parents are happy - because it teaches kids where food comes from... and how to whip up a tasty meal at home. kids like it for obvious reasons.(student) i liked eating the pizza but i like
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putting on the cheese. they get to fire up their concoctions in the restaurant's wood fire oven for a pizza party. the best pie combo is added to the menu. and to top it off... with each sale of the winning pie - 10% goes back to the school's art department. besides - who knows which one of these pie makers might end up - a celebrity chef! (students) come to fiorella and order the alamo pizza it's for our school. in san francisco - vicki liviakis kron 4 news. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look
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( nats )"and liftoff... jack fischer and fyodor yurchikhin on their way to the international space station."(
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darya ) two astronauts are now at the international space station. a russian spacecraft successfully lifted off in kazakhstan this morning carrying an american astronaut and russian cosmonaut. the astronauts arrived at the space station just after 6:00 this morning. this is the first trip to space for american astronaut jack (darya) tourists are flocking to a town in canada thanks to a massive iceberg. it is happening in the town of ferry-land. so many people have been coming in to see it that it has caused traffic jams. several shops also say business is booming because of it. the iceberg is about 150 feet high. that's fifty feet higher than the one that hit the titanic. this year...more icebergs have been spotted in the trans-atlantic compared to normal. ( darya ) obesity is becoming the new normal in the u-s and now fewer americans are actively trying to lose
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weight. new research shows that... as more people become obese... people are having a harder time recognizing themselves as overweight. that means people have less motivation to lose weight. researchers say people should talk to their doctors and get the tools needed to get on the right track. doctors say just making small changes in your lifestyle can make a big difference in your weight. seven day (darya)that's it for us this morning... our next newscast is at 5 o clock tonight. don't forget, you can stay connected on our mobile app, kron four dot
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