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( will ) this morning on the kron 4 morning news we are tracking the rain hitting the bay area. this is a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. showers will be moving through the bay area making for a wet commute. ( will ) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news. i'm will tran. we have team coverage this morning getting you ready to head out the door. robin winston is in the traffic center monitoring commute. but first let's go to dave spahr who is tracking the storm in the weather dave. (dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another
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round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then
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prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week. 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
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880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( will ) our top story this morning... san jose police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a female employee at harker middle school. the attack happened tuesday morning inside a classroom. this is surveillance video of the suspect at the school. police have not yet released his name. police are expected to provide more information at a news conference later this afternoon. ( will ) now to a story you will see only on kron 4... an east bay family victimized twice by the same thief... first their car was broken into then their
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other car was stolen right out of their garage. surveillance video shows a man peaking around the house and ringing the doorbell to see if anyone was home. the family believes the same person came back and stole their car. they also believe that the same thief targeted another one of their cars at the fremont bart station earlier in the day.
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holland. police say he got into the home by breaking into a car outside and using a stolen garage door opener. it happened in rohnert park. police say the suspect took off his clothes and climbed on top of the eight -year old victim.. she woke up screaming and he took off.. police found him a short time later and arrested him. ( will ) and in the east bay... concord police are searching for this woman --- suspected of attempted murder and arson. martha javier-- also known as gabby javier-- is suspected of starting a fire at a mobile home with a man inside the home. it happened back on december 20th. people in the area managed to rescue the man from the fire. he was taken to the hospital where he is still in critical condition. ( will ) oakland police have identified the man who was shot and killed by a bart police officer outside of the west oakland bart station. he is 28-year old shaleem tindle of oakland. kron 4's gabe slate has the latest.
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just before 5pm oakland police say an on duty bart police officer dressed in full uniform was inside the west oakland bart station when he heard an active shooting taking place.the unidentified bart officer responded to the shooting across the street near the intersection of 7th street and chester street.the officer observed two males in a struggle with each other; one of them 28-year old shaleem tindle of oakland was h0lding a handgun.police say after giving several commands.. the bart police officer opened fire striking shaleem tindle.who later succumbed to his injuries. investigators are attempting to clarify how the other man, who was listed in stable condition and has since been released from the hospital, sustained his injuries.stand up sound gabe slate reporter - the bart officer was wearing a body cam and it captured footage of the incidentshaleem tindle's family has retained civil rights attorney john burris to find out if this was a justified shooting.sound from john burris - tindle
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attorney"a young man is dead from gun shot wounds did the police need to kill him ? that is part of the investigation, it's always a matter of was there other options, did he move to fast? stand up sound gabe slate reporter -this is an outgoing investigation oakland police want anyone who witnessed or knows anything to contact them - in oakland gabe slate kroon 4 news ( will ) happening today the man acquitted in
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the murder of kate steinle will be sentenced after being convicted on gun possession charges. he faces up to three years in prison.. but he will not serve that much time... since he has been in jail since steinle was shot and killed on pier 14 back in 2015... he may be credited with time already served. ( will ) the man accused of plotting a christmas day attack ... in the name of isis at san francisco's pier 39 ... has been indicted. the fbi says, everitt jameson told undercover agents he planned to set off explosives... then shoot people. the former marine from modesto... is charged with attempting to aid a terrorist ( will ) in the east bay... a lawsuit is filed against the alameda county sheriff. female inmates claim they were coerced into having abortions and had several miscarriages while in custody at the alameda county jail. kron 4's justine waldman has the details.
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the complaint comes from six former and current inmates from the santa rita jail.it claims pregnant inmates were made to agree to abortions.did not get proper nutrition or clothing.and some suffered miscarriages while in custody. sot and it seems to me that whenever a woman complains she is the liar and i am sorry but that does not ring true to me attorney yolanda huang tells me the alameda county jail is not a safe place for a pregnant woman.the alameda county sheriff's office, which serve as guards at the jail, claimed it had not seen the complaint yet.but wanted to address the accusations.sot we could not disagree more with the allegations that were made the lawsuit details one pregnant inmate's experience, where she claims she was in pain and was taken to highland hospital in oakland.the sheriff's office says she was misdiagnosed with braxton hicks, or false labor.the lawsuit writes out then back at the jail, she was "forced to deliver her baby alone in solitary confinement." sot they closed the slot to her door and all the women in her
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pod could hear her screaming because she was in labor and she was screamingsot that child was born healthy and there were no lasting effects as far as we know but that did happen the sheriff's office denies it makes inmates get abortionssrgt ray kelly sot we know that our people make mmistakes sometimes but they would never engage in egregious behavior and condone abortion or tell people what to do with their livesthe lawsuit, which asks for a temporary restraining order, and calls the treatment of pregnant inmates barbaric and inhumane.sot that baby has never committed a crime that baby is innocent of innocent justine waldman in the past 24 hours, the santa rita jail had 207 female inmates, 5 of them were pregnant.justine waldman kron 4 news. ( will ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... macy's and sears announce several
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store closures. see which bay area locations will be closing their doors. ( will ) and a new problem could make your phone easier for hackers to access. what you need to do to protect your personal information. ( will ) and next... from popular tourist spot - to crime hot spot.. what is now being done to stop car break-ins around the palace of fine arts. ( will ) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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( will ) now lets get a check of the weather with dave spahr.
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(dave) a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first
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part of next week. 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
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( will ) another big story we are following this morning... police say the body found in back of a santa cruz's man car -- has been identified as his own mother. tosten lommen was pulled over in south dakota for speeding with his hazard lights on. after a chase he was taken into custody on suspicion of d-u-i. while police searched his s-u-v, they found the body of a woman wrapped in a blanket. the victim has been identified as 58-year-old michelle nanette walsh. ( will ) after the 4- point-4 magnitude earthquake rattled the bay area yesterday... emergency officials are taking this opportunity to remind everyone to be prepared for when the next big one hits. kron
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4's charles clifford talked with the department of emergency management about creating an earthqake kit. sotthe real important part is making sure you have enough supplies for three days. kristin hogan is with the san francisco department of emergency management. on thursday afternoon, she showed kron 4 some of the basic items that everyone should have at home in case an earthquake were to knock out power for several days or longer.sotyou need to make sure you have enough water for the persons in your household. that's a gallon per person per day for 3 days.sotfood. make sure you have no perishables. have a can opener in case you don't have electricity. so you can access what you need to. batteries and flahslights. hogan also says that it's not necessarily important to have all of your supplies stored in one location.sotmight be a good idea to put them in different places around your domicile. so in case you can't get to one specific part of you environment you can go to another resource.sh also suggests refreshing supplies
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on regular basis.sotespecially the water. the food may also have an expiration date so just keep that in the back of your mind.for anyone who's not sure what to stock up on, hogan says most people probably already have most of what they would need.sotmost of us already have a lot of these thing on hand at home. what's important is to take stock of these items and then add to it. imagine if you weren't able to access resources for three days what you would like to have.now, emergency officials also recommend signing up for emergency alerts through services like nixle. here in san francisco, you can text alertsf to 888-777. or you can receive new alerts through the kron 4 mobile app. finally, it might also be a good idea to have a battery pack like this one that can be used to recharge a phone if the power goes out.in san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( will ) happening now: homeowners near the palace of fine arts .... are fed up with the number of car break-ins in their area. the community held a meeting last night to try and figure
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out how to combat the crimes. kron 4's ali reid has the details. homeowners are terrified about the brazen car break-ins in this area.schuyler hudak / car burglary victim - my car has been broken into at 11am in the morning. my sister's garage which is about 8 blocks from where i live has been broken into at least 3 times in the last 6 months.on a rainy night, homeowners made the trek to this meeting to find out how they can work towards keeping their neighborhood safe.i think we're averaging 85 car breakins a day in the city and that's only reported break-ins. and i believe we surpassed 30k car breakins last year alone. i don't think there's a day that passes by where you walk down the street and don't see shattered glassit's mostly tourists and rental cars that are being targeted, but families and their visitors are also being affected. the group plans to hold monthly meetings. and will making their presence known at city hall.chris alafi / san francisco - to the meetings, to the police captain's office, to the department of health newton kindlund / san francisco - the criminals
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know what's going on. they're not being prosecuted, they're not being arrested. and that's why we've seen this huge increase in car break ins, smash and grabsstandupwe were here on sunday to talk about a brazen break-in that happened the day before.so far this week, 2 other cars have been hit in that same spot. reporting live in san francisco ali reid kron 4 news. ( will ) another big story we are following... sears announced it is closing more than 100 stores. that includes 64 k-mart stores... and 39 sears stores. in the bay area.... the sears stores in san jose and san rafael will close. the stores will close between early march and early april. liquidation sales will begin as soon as next friday at those locations. the company also closed around 250
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stores last year. sears has been selling off some of its real estate and brands... as it tries to raise money. ( will ) and macy's has also announced the closure of 100 stores and nearly a dozen of those stores will close this year. those include the macy's furniture store in novato... the macy's in stonestown galleria and 9 other stores around the country. we talked a customer who was not surprised by the news.
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phones. and now apple has confirmed all of its mac systems and i-o-s devices are affected. apple says it has since released a software update to defend against meltdowns in some of its software.. the problems... called meltdown and spectre... are in the micro-processor chips...and could allow hackers to steal the entire memory content of the affected devices. devices from google.. amazon.. and microsoft are also at risk of being hacked... although experts claim .. the hack is difficult to perform. ( will ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the department of justice tries to crackdown on marijuana use... even in states where it is legalized. why marijuana shops say they are not worried. ( will ) and after the break... three new horror films are set to come out in 2018 including one set in the bay area. we have a preview coming up in just 2 minutes. (ácommercialá) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines
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today... hollywood has rolled out previews for three scary movies coming to theaters this year. rick damigella has a look in the hollywood minute. "it's gargantuan seven-storied structure with no apparent rhyme or reason, built on the orders of a grieving widow." academy award winner helen mirren stars as the heiress to the winchester rifle fortune in the gothic thriller, "winchester." the movie is inspired by true events of sarah winchester building a massive house to trap the vengeful spirits of those killed by the winchester repeating rifle. the haunting begins february second."um, penelope.""dare.""make out with olivia.""let's get this party started."(nat yells)the latest blumhouse horror flick, "truth or dare" stars lucy hale from "pretty little liars" in a supernatural thriller where a game of truth or dare causes something to punish players who lie, or
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refuse a dare. the frightening game begins april 27th.(nat music)"people don't just disappear."the internet is leaking! "slender man," based on the internet meme, follows a group of high school girls who attempt to debunk the lore of the sinister figure. this first-look at the flick has stirred up controversey. in 20-14 a pair of 12-year old girls from a milwaukee suburb stabbed their friend 19 times to prove their worthiness to the fictional character. the hollywood reporter says the father of one of the girls called the movie "extremely distasteful" and hopes local theaters won't show it. "slender man" arrives in theaters may 18th. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morn (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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( will ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news... we are tracking the
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rain hitting the bay area. this is a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. showers will be moving through the bay area making for a wet commute. ( will ) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news. i'm will tran. we have team coverage this morning getting you ready to head out the door. robin the traffic center monitoring your wet commute. but first let's go to dave spahr who is tracking the storm in the weather center. dave. (dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening
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into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week. 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. g
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( will ) just days after recreational marijuana was 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. g ( will ) just days after
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recreational marijuana was legalized in california... the u-s attorney general.. is signaling a federal crack-down in states where pot is legal. we first broke this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. attorney general jeff sessions lifted an obama era policy that kept the federal government from going after the marijuana industry in states where people have voted to legalize it. now california pot businesses and growers are calling it a step backward. kron4's maureen kelly visited one of the first places in the bay area to begin selling recreational marijuana ... to get reaction. next!there was a long line of customers waiting to swap green dollars for green bud at
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oakland's harborside dispensary. despite the news that the nation's top cop has told federal prosecutors in cannabis friendly states that they can stop looking the other way when it comes to enforcing federal drug laws. steve de angelo, the ceo of this blooming business, says today's annoucement is not a surprise....and calls session's actions the most mild move the u-s attorney could have make.he could've filed suit against the state of california and all the other states to invalidate our launch or he could arrest the state regulators those laws he could attempt to read and closedown cannabis businesses are located in none of that happened today was a wording changed in a federal advisory policy.i don't think we're going to see very much out of thisdeangelo doesn't believe this rollback in federal policy will slow their roll in terms of their business....but it might cause the burgeoning cannabis industry in california to mellow out a bit. the only real effects of her going to see out of this order by jeff sessions is is may be a bit of a slowing down of the growth of the cannabis industry but this is not a knife at our throats it's just a delay in tacticto those
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waiting to purchase pot, whether for recreational or medicinal purposes...the federal announcement is a buzzkill. i'm not surprised it's just another example of a gross hypocrisy mr. states rights leave things to the states don't let the government get involved in peoples affairs but every time we are just fine on california thank you very much mr. sessions it's proven to be successful, it's good for the economy yeah i think it's ridiculous actuallythe california attorney general has issued a statement today saying he plans to protect the state's interent from any potential federal crackdown saying ....we decided it was best to regulate, not criminalize cannabis. unlike others, we embrace, not fear change." maureen kelly kron4 news. ( will ) in the north bay... a man was arrested for unlawful possession of and brandishing of a firearm in fairfield. he is 32-year- old herbert similton. police first received a call of a possible residential burglary in progress in the 1900 block of san benito street... but when they arrived...there was an argument between a resident in one house and workers at another house. police say herbert went into his home
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during the conflict to get his rifle...causing the workers to run from the area. ( will ) the lake county man charged with attempted murder of an armored truck guard last year has been found guilty. ivan morales was convicted on robbery and assault. morales and another man followed an armored car to a bank. that's where they held up the guard... stole money and shot the guard in the head. morales then drove to calistoga after the robbery... resulting in a four hour chase... involving nearly 200 police officers he was later found hiding in a culvert and arrested. ( will ) in the east bay. police have released a surveillance image of a man who stole a purse in clayton. this happened at the clayton station safeway on clayton road. the victim says she turned away from her cart for a second then noticed that her purse went missing. police say the man is carrying the woman's purse in his right hand in this picture. they do not have a clear descrpiton of the theif.
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( will ) in the south bay.. a pedestrian was killed after two cars hit him in san jose. it happened yesterday morning near north first street and brokaw road. the first car hit the man with its side mirror knocking him to the ground. the victim called police while on the ground... when a second car hit him. both drivers stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators. the victim has only been identified as a 64 year old man. ( will ) in the east bay... police are looking for a burglar who hit an officer with a car. it started with a home burglary on montevino drive in pleasanton. when officers arrived -- the burglar took off in a grey honda accord. later... another officer saw the car on the same road. the officer got out of his car and tried to stop the thief. the criminal hit the officer with the car.. the officer was released from the hospital yesterday. police have not yet released a description of the attacker. ( will ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... a
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new book claims to offer a look inside the trump white house. see how the white house is ( will ) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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( will ) happening today... a new book will be released detailing the inner workings of the white house under president trump. and now the president is threatening to sue over the contents of the book. kristen holmes has the latest. nat reporter question: did steve bannon betray you, mr. president?a white house in turmoil- pushing back against a new bombshell book claiming to give a behind-the-scenes look at the trump administration. excerpts from
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the unreleased book, "fire and fury" - painting a picture of disorganization and constant infighting at 1600 pennsylvania avenue... and calling into question president trump's fitness to serve as commander-in-chief. a lawyer for president trump sending a cease and desist letter to the publisher of the book as well as to the presidents former chief strategist steve bannonsarah sanders, white house press secretary: the president absolutely believes in the first amendment but the president also believes that the information is accurate before pushing out as fact when it certainly and clearly is not. bannon -quoted in the explosive new book- criticizing president trump and members of the first family bannon attempting to tamp down any tension on his morning radio showvoice of steve bannon/fmr white house chief strategist: nothing will ever come between us and president trump and his agenda, don't worry about that. when asked about bannon on thursday, trump dismissed the controversypres. donald trump: i don't know, he called me a great man last night, so i guess he changed his tune pretty quick. meanwhile on capitol hill some republicans hoping to steer clear of the drama - trying to turn the focus to a lengthy legislative agenda. sen. john kennedy, -r- louisiana: i think we need to put this stuff aside and get back to worka short-term fix to fund the government
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expires on january 19th.in washington, i'm kristen holmes. ( will ) coming up on the kron four morning news... the drastic measures some bay area hospitals are taking to stop the spread of the flu... ( will ) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( will ) now lets get a check of the weather
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with dave spahr. (dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry
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weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. sb17 at idylwild downed pole and lines in the right lane
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( will ) there is a critical shortage of blood in the bay area... and now officials at the stanford blood center are asking people for their help. they are currently in need of o- negative blood and platelets. decreased donations over the holidays and more demand than normal has caused the shortage. the stanford blood center was created to help stanford hospital and children's hospital stanford. ( will ) san francisco city officials say there was a record low number of traffic deaths in 2017. they say it's proof of their "vision zero" goal, which is to make sure there are even fewer traffic deaths by the year 2024. the 20 deaths on san francisco streets last year makes it the lowest mark since 19-15. officials also say that the fatality numbers are
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moving in the opposite direction of national trends... which shows that traffic deaths are on the rise across the country. san francisco police say they have emphasized traffic safety... issuing nearly 40-thousand tickets last year. ( will ) happening now: flu season is kicking into high gear ... and that is leading to restrictions on visits to at least one bay area hospital. as kron four's rob fladeboe explains... health officials are reporting a sharp increase in the flu across the south bay. the flu is out there and it's taking a toll. in santa clara county, the first flu-related death was reported on november 16. since then there have been three more. the county health department is reporting eight outbreaks of at least two or more related cases, five in the past week alone says dr. george han.dr. george han/santa clara county health dept."....right now flu season is on the upswing, were seeing sharp increases in the flu activity over the past few
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weeks as we expect we may be at the peak of the season right now...."privacy laws prevent the reporting of who may have contracted the flu, the county says the number of people visiting emergency rooms for flu like symptoms is up 60-percent. the potency and spread of the flu may be related to a particular strain, h-3, which the current vaccine may not be especially effective for some people.dr george han"....flu season has come a little early this year and it's a little more severe than normal, which is actually typical of h-3, which is the flu type that is occurring this year, flu years in which the h-3 type predominates tend to be more severe...." one of those who died had not received this year's vaccine and suffered from other health problems that placed the person at greater risk. regardless of it's overall effectiveness,health officials say the h-3 vaccine should render the flu less severe.rob fladeboe/san jose".....while
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health officials urge everyone over six months to get vaccinated, they say it's especially important for pregnant women and adults over 65 or those with chronic health problems like heart disease or diabetes. and they say, it's not too late to get a flu shot for this current flu season. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news ( will ) also for your health.. an e-coli outbreak is now being linked to leafy greens and romaine lettuce. the centers for disease control and prevention says e-coli made 17 people across 13 states sick in late november and early december. that includes people here in california. the c-d-c says the source of the infection is still unknown but signs are pointing to romaine lettuce and other leafy ( will ) now to bay area basketball the warriors in houston to face the rockets. kevin durant and james harden were out with injuries. steve kerr and golden state were looking for their ninth straight road win.
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the splash brothers were doing it like old times steph curry pulls up for a three to give the warriors a lead. just before halftime -- klay thompson beats the buzzer but houston still went into the half with the lead. draymond green had a big night too finishing with a triple double the warriors win by a final of 124 to 114 they'll wrap up their 3-game road trip against the clippers tomorrow night. ( will ) coming up on the kron four morning news... the football season is over for the 49ers but one of their players is still getting a big honor. we'll explain after the break. ( will ) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. a downed power pole on sb 17 idylwild blocking the right lane ( will ) now to bay area football.... a big reason why the 49ers were able to win a couple of close games in their five game winning streak was because of robbie gould. the 49ers kicker won the n-f-c special team's player of the month for december. he was perfect from the field... making all 18 field goal attempts in the month. gould hit game winners against chicago and tennessee. he led the n-f-l in field goals this season with a career-high
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of 39. ( will ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... a developing story from overnight... police in the south bay make an arrest after an employee is sexually assaulted at a school. we are live at that school this morning with the ( will ) plus... car break-ins are on the rise in one popular san francisco neighborhood. what the community is doing to stop the burglaries. ( will ) and the mega millions jackpot continues to rise. how much you can win in good morning i'm will
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tran.( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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(dave) a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation
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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. golden gat bridge
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drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond less than 20 min from the (ááá2 shotááá) our top story this morning ... san jose police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a female employee at harker middle school.(james) (ááádoubleboxááá)kron 4 reporter camila bernal is live in san jose with the latest. camila? in our top story this morning ... san jose police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a female employee at harker middle school. the attack happened tuesday morning inside a classroom - around 6:30 a.m. this is surveillane video of the suspect. police not yet releasing his name.
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thanks camila. we will with you through out the morning. (james)new this morning ... police are investigating the first deadly crash this year in vallejo.it killed a 23- year-old man.the crash happened last night on the 500 block of sonoma boulevard.the victim was a passenger in a black honda accord that police say lost control and hit an incoming dodge challenger.the two cars then hit parked cars on the curb.the victim died at
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the scene and the driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries.the driver in the other car suffered minor injuries. ( will ) now to a story you will see only on kron 4... an east bay family victimized twice by the same thief... first their car was broken into then their other car was stolen right out of their garage. surveillance video shows a man peaking around the house and ringing the doorbell to see if anyone was home. the family believes the same person came back and stole their car. they also believe that the same thief targeted another one of their cars at the fremont bart station earlier in the day.
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lorenzo cadena says the scariest part.. is that his wife and their two young children were at home when the car was stolen from their garage. the family has had to replace their credit cards and say they've lost their sense of safety in their home. ( james )in a big story we are following ...we have new details on the deadly police shooting in oakland this week. an on duty bart police officer saw two men in a struggle with each other ... near the west oakland bart station on wednesday. one of them-- 28-year old shaleem tindle ... was holding a handgun. the bart police officer opened fire ... hitting tindle.he later died of his injuries. investigators are attempting to clarify how the other man in the altercation sustained his injuries.
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were, and used deadly force when there may have been other options available to him. i don't know that but that certainly a consideration i must look at." >( james ) the bart officer was wearing a body cam and it captured footage of the incident. the shooting is still under investigation. (james) happening today the man acquitted in the murder of kate steinle will be sentenced after being convicted on gun possession charges. jose garcia zarate faces up to three years in prison.. but he will not serve that much time... since he has been in jail since steinle was shot and killed on pier 14 back in 2015... he may be credited with time already served. and the man accused of plotting a christmas day attack at san francisco's pier 39 in the name of isis ... has been indicted. the fbi says, everitt jameson told undercover agents he planned to set off explosives
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... then shoot people. the former marine from modesto ... is charged with attempting to aid a terrorist organization. in the north bay.a man is behind bars .... accused of breaking into a home and sexually assaulting a young girl in her own bed. this is the suspect -- noah holland. police say, he got into the home, by breaking into a car outside - and using a stolen garage door clicker. it happened around 4 o'clock yesterday morning in rohnert park.police say, the suspect took off his clothes and climbed on top of the eight -year old victim. she woke up screaming and he took off.. police found him a short time later ... and took him into custody. ( james ) and in the east bay...concord police are searching for this woman --- suspected of attempted murder and arson. martha javier-- also known as gabby javier-- is suspected of starting a fire at a mobile home with a man inside on december 20th.
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neigbors in the area managed to rescue the victim from the flames. he was taken to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. ( james )police say the body found in back of a santa cruz's man car -- has been identified as his own mother. tosten lommen was pulled over in south dakota for speeding with his hazards lights on. after a chase, he was taken into custody on suspicion of d-u-i. while police searhced his s-u-v, they found a body of a woman wrapped in a blanket. the victim has been identified as 58-year-old michelle nanette ( james )after jeff sessions annoucned rolling back policy that allows states to legalize marijuana ... its expected that state u.s. attorneys can decide whether to aggressively enforce the federal marijuana law ... even if it's already been made legal in their state. in response ... california attorney general xavier becerra released this statement. "in california, we decided it was best to regulate--- not criminalize cannabis.
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unlike others...we embrace--not fear, change. after all, this is 20-18 not the 20th century. at the california department of justice we intend to vigorously enforce our state's laws and protect our state's interests." in the bay area---local dispensaries did not see buiness slowing down following sessions' statement. the registers were non stop as pot smokers trade cash for cannabis ... and the lines of both medicinal and recreational marijuana consumers remain as long as they did on new year's day. the harborside dispensary in oakland was raided by the feds in 2012. however the c-e-o for the dispensary doesn't think history will repeat itself. ( will ) and next ... from popular tourist spot - to crime hot spot. what is now being done to stop car break-ins around the palace of fine arts. ( will )still ahead on the
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kron 4 morning news ... mega millions jackpot continues to rise. how much you can win in tonight's drawing. rain...again this morning...tracking it around the bay. your forecast is next. forget the headlights and wipers
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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(dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry
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weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week.
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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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( james )(ááá2 shotááá) happening now....lottery fever is sweeping the bay area.
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it's a billion dollar lottery weekend for players as mega millions and powerball jackpots soar. 445 million dollars is up for grabs in tonights mega millions drawing. the powerbal jackpot is worth another 550 million. kron4's lydia pantazas live in burlingame with more. happening tonight... you could win more than 400 million dollars. there were no winners in tuesday night's mega millions jackpot drawing and now the grand prize is 445 million dollars.
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and if you don't win tonight you have another chance tomorrow because the powerball jackpot is now worth 550 million dollars. thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( james )happening now: homeowners near the palace of fine arts .... are fed up with the number of car break-ins in their area. now the community is trying to figure out how to combat these crimes. it's mostly tourists and rental cars that are being targeted, but families and their visitors are also being affected.the community has decided to create different committees to keep tabs on crimes that have been happening ... so they can present their case to local officials.
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the group plans to hold monthly meetings ... and will making their presence known at city hall. wildfires in california are threatening to make home fire- insurance ... unaffordable. the state department of insurance issued a report saying, homeowners are facing more severe, unpredictable and frequent wildfires. and that could result in insurance companies declining to cover many homes. the state insurance commissioner says, new laws are needed to make sure fire insurance is still available and affordable. ( will ) plus... a blizzard on the east coast is causing flight cancellations and delays across the country. we'll have a live report at s-f-o with the situation there. ( will ) and a new problem could make your phone easier for hackers to access. what you need to do to protect your personal information. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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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
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880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james )(ááá2 shot bamááá) cyber security experts have found two crucial security flaws inside billions of devices. and apple confirmed, all its mac systems and i-o-s devices are affected.apple says it has since released software updates to defend against meltdowns in some of its software.. the problems ... called meltdown and spectre ... are in the micro-chips ... and could allow hackers to steal the entire memory content of the affected devices.( james ) devices from google ...
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amazon ... and microsoft are also at risk of being hacked. however experts claim ... the hack is difficult to perform. rain...again this morning...tracking it around the bay. your forecast is next. (áááterisaááá) a winter storm on the east coast is impacting flights across the country.we'll take a look at whats going on at s-f-o.
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( james ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening
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into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) (ááá2 shotááá) ( james )(ááá2 shotááá) it is
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another tough day at airports here in the bay area a wave of cancelations all because of that giant storm slamming the east coast.kron four's terisa estacio is at sfo for us this morning to let you know the conditions. the storm ripped through dumping as much as 18 inches of snow flights were
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suspended at jfk, and air traffic halted at laguardia airport that was all thursday .on friday, some better news both of those major airports trying to get back to normal today. operations pushing forward but with all of those cancelations, it is going to be rough for quite some time. the airlines all scrambling - issuing warnings to passengers to call ahead, or go online to check the status of their flight here at sfo - specifically 19 flights wiped out - and it could get worse as the day rolls out - i have talked with some passengers who just rolled their eyes esperated about the delays, yet others just taking it all in realizing they can't do much about it all, expect wait and try and be patient to get to their destination.
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( james ) thanks terisa. we will terisa. thanks terisa. we will check back with you through out the morning. in the north bay ... a man was arrested for unlawful possession of and brandishing of a firearm in fairfield. 32-year-old herbert similton is the suspect who had a rifle on him. police first received a call of a possible residential burglary in progress in the 1900 block of san benito street... but when they arrived to scene ... there was actually a disturbance between a resident in one house and workers at another house. the suspect went into his home during the conlict to get his rifle ... causing the workers to run from the area.
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the lake county man charged with attempted murder of an armored truck guard last year has been found guilty. ivan morales was convicted yesterday on robbery, assault and personal discharge of a firearm charges. morales and another man followed an armored car to a bank. that's where they held up the guard, stole money and shot the guard in the head. morales then drove to calistoga after the alleged robbery. resulting in a four hour chase ... involving nearly 200 law enforcement officers he was later found hiding in a culvert and arrested. ( james ) in the south bay.. a pedestrian was killed after two vehicles hit him in san jose. it happened around 5 o'clock yesterday morning ... near north first street and brokaw road. the first car hit the man with its side mirror-- knocking him to the ground. the victim called police while on the ground... when a second car hit him. both drivers stopped at the scene and cooperated with
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investigators. the victim has only been identified as a 64 year old man. (james) be on the look out... police say this man is going around morgan hill with fake stories to get money from strangers. he has been to at least 5 locations in the town. he makes up stories ... such as his truck broke down -- or his father-in- law had a heart attack and needs money. he promises to be back in forty-five minutes .. . but never returns. in the east bay...police are looking for a burglar who hit an officer with a car. it started with a home burglary wednesday night on montevino drive in pleasanton. when officers arrived -- the suspect took off in a grey honda accord. later... another officer saw the vehicle on the same road. the officer got out of his car and tried to stop the thief. the criminal hit the officer with the car..the officer was released from the hospital this morning. no suspect description has been (james) san francisco city officials say there was a record low number of traffic
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deaths in 2017. they say it's proof of their "vision zero" goal, which is to make sure there are fewer traffic deaths by the year 2024. the 20 deaths on san francisco streets last year makes it the lowest mark since 19-15. officials also say that the fatality numbers are moving in the opposite direction of national trends... which shows that traffic deaths are on the rise. san francisco police say they have emphasized traffic safety, issuing nearly 40-thousand tickets last year. ( james ) the v-t-a has unveiled a new... free mobile payment app called e-zfare. the app allows riders to buy single rides... day passes and express passes. the single ride fares are valid for two hours...you can use the fare to transfer buses during that time. vta officials emphasize the importance of checking the app before buying your ticket because ticket prices can change depending on events in the area. ( james ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the
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drastic measures some bay area hospitals are taking to stop the spread of the flu... ( james )plus ... macy's and sears announce several store closures. see which bay area locations will be closing their rain...again this morning...tracking it around the bay. your forecast is next. reduce your speed and don't forget the headlights and wipers trusted battery for your son's favorite toy?t maybe not. maybe, you could trust he wouldn't leave the upstairs water running. (woman screams) or, you could just trust duracell. ♪
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department stores across the nation are struggling to keep up with online retailers. now sears has announced it is closing more than 100 stores. that includes 64 k-mart stores... and 39 sears stores. in the bay area ... the sears stores in san jose and san rafael will close. the stores will close between early march and early april. liquidation sales will begin as soon as next friday at those locations. the company also closed around 250 stores last year. sears has been selling off some of its real estate and brands ... as it tries to raise cash. on a related note ... macy's announced that it is
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shuttering even more stores around the bay area. macy's furniture store in novato, the macy's in stonestown galleria, and 9 other stores around the country will be closing down this coming up ...female inmates are suing the the alameda county sheriff's office.the complaints they allege ... that led them to file suit. rain...again this morning...tracking it around the bay. your forecast is next. ♪
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area roads before you head out the door.. 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less
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(dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening
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into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week.
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coerced to have abortions. miscarriages while in custody. and giving birth alone... those are some of the allegations female inmates from the alameda county jail system filed in a lawsuit against the sheriff. kron 4's justine waldman has the details. the complaint comes from six former and current inmates from the santa rita jail.it claims pregnant inmates were made to agree to abortions.did
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not get proper nutrition or clothing.and some suffered miscarriages while in custody. sot and it seems to me that whenever a woman complains she is the liar and i am sorry but that does not ring true to me attorney yolanda huang tells me the alameda county jail is not a safe place for a pregnant woman.the alameda county sheriff's office, which serve as guards at the jail, claimed it had not seen the complaint yet.but wanted to address the accusations.sot we could not disagree more with the allegations that were made the lawsuit details one pregnant inmate's experience, where she claims she was in pain and was taken to highland hospital in oakland.the sheriff's office says she was misdiagnosed with braxton hicks, or false labor.the lawsuit writes out then back at the jail, she was "forced to deliver her baby alone in solitary confinement." sot they closed the slot to her door and all the women in her pod could hear her screaming because she was in labor and she was screamingsot that child was born healthy and there were no lasting effects as far as we know but that did
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happen the sheriff's office denies it makes inmates get abortionssrgt ray kelly sot we know that our people make mmistakes sometimes but they would never engage in egregious behavior and condone abortion or tell people what to do with their livesthe lawsuit, which asks for a temporary restraining order, and calls the treatment of pregnant inmates barbaric and inhumane.sot that baby has never committed a crime that baby is innocent of innocent justine waldman in the past 24 hours, the santa rita jail had 207 female inmates, 5 of them were pregnant.justine waldman kron 4 news. ( james ) 4 your health this mornign ... the flu is taking a toll on the bay area with the first flu- related death being reported. a person died in santa clara county from the flu in november. since then there have been three more. privacy laws prevent the
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reporting of who may have contracted the flu. but county officials say the number of people visiting emergency rooms for flu like symptoms is up 60-percent. ( james ) one of those who died had not received this year's vaccine and suffered from other health problems that placed them at greater risk. regardless of it's overall effectiveness, health officials say the h-3 vaccine should render the flu less severe. it's also not too late to get a flu shot to protect yourself for this current flu season. ( james )an e-coli outbreak is now being linked to leafy greens and romaine lettuce. the centers for disease control and prevention says e-coli made 17 people across 13 states sick in late november and early december. one person died. the c-d-c says the source of the infection is still unknown, but signs are pointing to
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romaine lettuce and leafy greens.a similar strain caused an outbreak in canada in early november through early december, with 41 people getting sick. 4 your money this morning ... its time to start thinking about your income tax returns. the i-r-s says 2017 federal income tax returns can be filed as early as january 29th. (áááboxesááá) those who want to wait ... have until april 17th to get theirs in. normally, april 15th is the final filing deadline... but it falls on a sunday this year. and monday, april 16th is emancipation day-- a legal holiday in washington d-c. the i-r-s believes it expects to issue the vast majority of refunds within 21 days of a return being filed. ( james )coming up next ... a horror flick and a critical favorite are heading into theaters.we'll have a preview ... after the break. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. accident wb 4 to sb 242 ramp blocked, slow throug the scene ( james )if you're headed to movies this weekend ... a scary sequel and a golden globe nominee are hitting the silver screen.( will )rick damigella has a preview. "people who need help with matters that can't be explained come to me." "insidious: the last key," the franchise's fourth film, is the only wide release hitting theaters this weekend. the
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plot follows parapsychologist doctor elise rainier, played by lin shaye, as she faces down a personal haunting. pundit's predictions vary, with variety pegging an "insidious" opening of 15 to 18 million dollars, while deadline posits a 20 to 22 million dollar debut."i was in a room with movie stars, directors, and business titans. they were going all in, all the time.""thank you, molly.""molly's game" ups its ante to 16-hundred screens for golden globes weekend. the movie has a pair of globes nominations, jessica chastain for best performance by an actress in a motion picture, and best screenplay - motion picture for aaron and deadline offer "molly's game" similar bets of a six to eight million dollar weekend. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. ( will ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... a developing story from overnight... police in the south bay make an arrest after an employee is sexually assaulted at a school. we are live at that school this morning with the details. ( will ) plus... car break-ins are on the rise in one popular san francisco neighborhood. what the
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community is doing to stop the burglaries. ( will ) and the mega millions jackpot continues to rise. how much you can win in tonight's drawing. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) good morning i'm will tran
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(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)a weak upper level a
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weak upper (dave)(dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into
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( james ) breaking news this morning... san francisco police are telling people to stay away from the area of moraga and 29th avenue due to an investigation they are conducting. we spoke to an official who said they're dealing with a critical incident. they wouldn't explain further what that meant. we do know there are several police officers on the scene. kron 4's lydia pantazas is on her way to the scene and will have more when she arrives. (ááá2 shotááá) our top story this morning ... san jose police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a female employee at harker middle school.(james) (ááádoubleboxááá)kron 4 reporter camila bernal is live in san jose with the latest. camila?
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in our top story this morning ... san jose police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a female employee at harker middle school. the attack happened tuesday morning inside a classroom - around 6:30 a.m. this is surveillane video of the suspect. police not yet releasing his name.
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thanks camila. we will check back with you through out the morning. (james) new this morning... vallejo police are investigating their first deadly crash of the year. it happened last night on the 500 block of sonoma boulevard. the accident killed a 23- year-old man who was a passenger in a black honda accord that police say lost control and hit an oncoming car. the driver of the honda suffered major injuries. the driver of the other car walked away with only minor injuries. ( will ) now to a story you will see only on kron 4... an east bay family victimized twice by the same thief... first their car was broken into then their other car was stolen right out of their garage. surveillance video shows a man peaking around the house and ringing the doorbell to see if anyone was home. the family believes the same person came back and stole their car. they also
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believe that the same thief targeted another one of their cars at the fremont bart station earlier in the day.
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hitting tindle who later died of his injuries. investigators are attempting to clarify how the other man in the altercation sustained his injuries. ( james ) the bart officer was wearing a body cam and it captured footage of the incident. the shooting is still under investigation. (james) happening today the man acquitted in the murder of kate steinle will be sentenced after being convicted on gun possession charges. jose garcia zarate faces up to three years in prison.. but he will not serve that much time... since he has been in jail since steinle was shot and killed on pier 14 back in 2015... he may be credited
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with time already served. and the man accused of plotting a christmas day attack at san francisco's pier 39 in the name of isis ... has been indicted. the fbi says, everitt jameson told undercover agents he planned to set off explosives ... then shoot people. the former marine from modesto ... is charged with attempting to aid a terrorist organization. in the north bay.a man is behind bars .... accused of breaking into a home and sexually assaulting a young girl in her own bed. this is the suspect -- noah holland. police say, he got into the home, by breaking into a car outside - and using a stolen garage door clicker. it happened around 4 o'clock yesterday morning in rohnert park.police say, the suspect took off his clothes and climbed on top of the eight -year old victim. she woke up screaming and he took off.. police found him a short time later ... and took him into custody. ( james ) and in the east
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bay...concord police are searching for this woman --- suspected of attempted murder and arson. martha javier-- also known as gabby javier-- is suspected of starting a fire at a mobile home with a man inside on december 20th. neigbors in the area managed to rescue the victim from the flames. he was taken to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. ( james )police say the body found in back of a santa cruz's man car -- has been identified as his own mother. tosten lommen was pulled over in south dakota for speeding with his hazards lights on. after a chase, he was taken into custody on suspicion of d-u-i. while police searhced his s-u-v, they found a body of a woman wrapped in a blanket. the victim has been identified as 58-year-old michelle nanette walsh. ( james )after jeff sessions annoucned rolling back policy that allows states to legalize marijuana ... its expected that state u.s. attorneys can decide whether to aggressively
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enforce the federal marijuana law ... even if it's already been made legal in their state. in response ... california attorney general xavier becerra released this statement. "in california, we decided it was best to regulate--- not criminalize cannabis. unlike others...we embrace--not fear, change. after all, this is 20-18 not the 20th century. at the california department of justice we intend to vigorously enforce our state's laws and protect our state's interests." in the bay area---local dispensaries did not see buiness slowing down following sessions' statement. the registers were non stop as pot smokers trade cash for cannabis ... and the lines of both medicinal and recreational marijuana consumers remain as long as they did on new year's day. the harborside dispensary in
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oakland was raided by the feds in 2012. however the c-e-o for the dispensary doesn't think history will repeat itself. ( will ) and next ... from popular tourist spot - to crime hot spot. what is now being done to stop car break-ins around the palace of fine arts. (dave) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(will0(james)( robin ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. hot spot in concord wb 4 at
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242 ramp closed ue to a crash. 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
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(dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry
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weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week.
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( will ) happening tonight... you could win more than 400 million dollars. there were no winners in tuesday night's mega millions jackpot drawing and now the grand prize is 445 million dollars. and if you don't
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win tonight you have another chance tomorrow because the powerball jackpot is now worth 550 million dollars. ( james )happening now: homeowners near the palace of fine arts .... are fed up with the number of car break-ins in their area. now the community is trying to figure out how to combat these crimes. it's mostly tourists and rental cars that are being targeted, but families and their visitors are also being affected.the community has decided to create different committees to keep tabs on crimes that have been happening ... so they can present their case to local officials.
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fire- insurance ... unaffordable. the state department of insurance issued a report saying, homeowners are facing more severe, unpredictable and frequent wildfires. and that could result in insurance companies declining to cover many homes. the state insurance commissioner says, new laws are needed to make sure fire insurance is still available and affordable. ( james ) a big story we are following this morning... president donald trump is planning a massive expansion of offshore drilling. interior secretary ryan zinke announced the administration wants to roll- back a ban on new offshore drilling off the coasts of california and florida. zinke says, the move would increase federal revenue by $15- billion dollars. however environmental groups are calling the plan 'dirty. ''dangerous' and 'backward looking" they want action against the administrations' move. ( james ) lawmakers from
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several states are also pushing back. democratic senator maggie hassan from new hampshire tweeted, "offshore drilling has caused some of the greatest man- made natural disasters of ( james ) minority house leader leader nancy pelosi issued this statement after the trump administration decision to dismantle the ban on oil and gas drilling on shorelines across the nation: it reads... "the trump administration's latest assault on environmental protections will throw open the floodgates to pollution, devastate small businesses which rely on the oceans, hamstring the military, and destroy good-paying jobs in america's tourism (will) president trump invited republican lawmakers to the white house to talk about the next steps on immigration. the president says he wants to strengthen border security. but democrats say they aren't on board unless the plan includes a replacement for daca. that's the program that allows young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the us as children to avoid deportation. that program is set to expire in march. the
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white house says president trump plans to sit down with senate democrats next week. ( will ) happening now... cyber security experts have found two crucial security flaws inside billions of smart phones. and now apple has confirmed all of its mac systems and i-o-s devices are affected. apple says it has since released a software update to defend against meltdowns in some of its software.. the problems... called meltdown and spectre... are in the micro-processor chips...and could allow hackers to steal the entire memory content of the affected devices. devices from google.. amazon.. and microsoft are also at risk of being hacked... although experts claim .. the hack is difficult to perform. ( james ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the drastic measures some bay area hospitals are taking to stop the spread of the flu... ( james ) and after the break... how eating fish can making your kids smarter. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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4 at 242 overturn accident blocking the whol ramp. stay on wb to sb 680 instead. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) for your health... a new study says children who eat fish once a week or more sleep better and score higher on i-q tests than kids who do not. (will) the study looked at more than 500 kids in china between nine and 11 years old. at age 12 the kids would complete an i-q test. researchers say kids who ate
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fish weekly scored higher than those who seldom or never ate fish. the study also found that sleep quality got better.( james ) the researcher recommended introducing fish to a child's diet early on... they say as long as there are no bones and it has been finely chopped kids as young as 2 can eat it. (dave) and i'm tracking your and i'm (dave) (dave) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. break.
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( james ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another
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round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week.
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major hot spot in concord wb 4 at 242 overturn accident blocking the whol ramp. stay on wb to sb 680 instead. 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
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( james )(ááá2 shotááá)a severe winter storm is pummeling the east coast ... throwing around blinding snow ... flooding coastal streets ... and causing flight cancellations and delays. kron4's terisa estaci is live at s-f-o with more on how the storm is impacting flights here.terisa? (estacio) that storm sweeping across the east is certainly creating some hardships. nearly five thousand flights canceled across the us two thirds of those flights all coming in and out of new york and boston.
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(vo)the storm ripped through dumping as much as 18 inches of snow flights were suspended at jfk, and air traffic halted at laguardia airport that was all thursday .on friday, some better news both of those major airports trying to get back to normal today. operations pushing forward but with all of those cancelations, it is going to be rough for quite some time. the airlines all scrambling - issuing warnings to passengers to call ahead, or go online to check the status of their flighthere at sfo - specifically 19 flights wiped out - and it could get worse as the day rolls out - i have talked with some passengers who just rolled their eyes esperated about the delays, yet others just taking it all in realizing they can't do much about it all, expect wait and try and be patient to get to their destination.
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we had 5 thousand flights cancelled yesterday.yeah that's not even going to happen. i cant even let that go into my brain. no no no no. but that okay im in san francisco if i get stuck right. how bad can that be.> ( james ) thanks terisa. we will check back with you through out the morning. in the north bay ... a man was arrested for unlawful possession of and brandishing of a firearm in fairfield. 32-year-old herbert similton is the suspect who had a rifle on him. police first
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received a call of a possible residential burglary in progress in the 1900 block of san benito street... but when they arrived to scene ... there was actually a disturbance between a resident in one house and workers at another house. the suspect went into his home during the conlict to get his rifle ... causing the workers to run from the area. ( will ) the lake county man charged with attempted murder of an armored truck guard last year has been found guilty. ivan morales was convicted on robbery and assault. morales and another man followed an armored car to a bank. that's where they held up the guard... stole money and shot the guard in the head. morales then drove to calistoga after the robbery... resulting in a four hour chase... involving nearly 200 police officers he was later found hiding in a culvert and arrested. ( james ) in the south bay.. a pedestrian was killed after two vehicles hit him in san jose. it happened around 5 o'clock
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yesterday morning ... near north first street and brokaw road. the first car hit the man with its side mirror-- knocking him to the ground. the victim called police while on the ground... when a second car hit him. both drivers stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators. the victim has only been identified as a 64 year old man. (james) be on the look out... police say this man is going around morgan hill with fake stories to get money from strangers. he has been to at least 5 locations in the town. he makes up stories ... such as his truck broke down -- or his father-in- law had a heart attack and needs money. he promises to be back in forty-five minutes .. . but never returns. in the east bay...police are looking for a burglar who hit an officer with a car. it started with a home burglary wednesday night on montevino drive in pleasanton. when officers arrived -- the suspect took off in a grey honda accord. later... another officer saw the vehicle on the same road. the officer got out of his car and tried to stop the thief. the criminal hit the officer
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with the car..the officer was released from the hospital this morning. no suspect description has been released. ( will ) happening now: flu season is kicking into high gear ... and that is leading to restrictions on visits to at least one bay area hospital.( james ) as kron four's rob fladeboe explains... health officials are reporting a sharp increase in the flu across the south bay. the flu is out there and it's taking a toll. in santa clara county, the first flu-related death was reported on november 16. since then there have been three more. the county health department is reporting eight outbreaks of at least two or more related cases, five in the past week alone says dr. george han.dr. george han/santa clara county health dept."....right now flu season is on the upswing, were seeing sharp increases in the flu activity over the past few weeks as we expect we may be at the peak of the season right now...."privacy laws
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prevent the reporting of who may have contracted the flu, the county says the number of people visiting emergency rooms for flu like symptoms is up 60-percent. the potency and spread of the flu may be related to a particular strain, h-3, which the current vaccine may not be especially effective for some people.dr george han"....flu season has come a little early this year and it's a little more severe than normal, which is actually typical of h-3, which is the flu type that is occurring this year, flu years in which the h-3 type predominates tend to be more severe...."one of those who died had not received this year's vaccine and suffered from other healthproblems that placed the person at greater risk. regardless of it's overall effectiveness,health officials say the h-3 vaccine should render the flu less severe.rob fladeboe/san jose ".....while health officials urge everyone over six months to get vaccinated, they say it's especially important for pregnant women and adults over 65 or those with chronic health problems like heart disease or diabetes. and they say, it's not too late to get a flu shot for this current flu season. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news
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department stores across the nation are struggling to keep up with online retailers. now sears has announced it is closing more than 100 stores. that includes 64 k-mart stores... and 39 sears stores. in the bay area ... the sears stores in san jose and san rafael will close. the stores will close between early march and early april. liquidation sales will begin as soon as next friday at those locations. the company also closed around 250 stores last year. sears has been selling off some of its real estate and brands ... as it tries to raise cash. on a related note ... macy's announced that it is shuttering even more stores around the bay area. macy's furniture store in
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novato, the macy's in stonestown galleria, and 9 other stores around the country will be closing down this year. ( james ) after the break... why the desire to be perfect is hurting millenials. (dave) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. no delays on wb 80. reduce your speed in the rain (ácommercialá)
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) major hot spot in concord wb 4 at 242 overturn accident blocking the whol ramp. stay on wb to sb 680 instead.
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( james ) everyone wants to be number one. but not as much as millennials. millennials strive to be perfect more then previous generations. but that desire to be flawless could be damaging their mental helath. (will) researchers found millennials would put unrealstic expections on themselves and others in all aspects of their life. competing with one another to meet social pressures to be successful. adding social media is a big factor in this drive to be perfect because many of them are comparing themselves to others.( james ) researchers did add many more millennials are seaking mental health treatment to help them combat their issues now then ever. (dave) and i'm tracking your morning forecast.
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what to expect as you head out the door right after the break.
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( will ) breaking news we are following this morning... police in san francisco are asking people to avoid the area of moraga and 29th avenue. ( james ) police are trying to reach a person who is refusing to come out. kron 4's lydia pantazes just got to the scene. lydia what do we know. ( lydia ) police are telling people to avoid this area. they have not released a lot of details but they say that it is a critical incident. i will continue
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to gather details and bring you updates in a live report. thanks lydia. we will check back with
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you through out the morning. (dave)a weak upper level disturbance will bring another round of light rainfall accumulation today into tonight. shower chances will
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again diminish friday evening into saturday morning with dry weather conditions then prevailing the remainder of the weekend. however, a relatively stronger storm system looks to move in the first part of next week. major hot spot in concord wb 4 at 242 overturn accident blocking the whol ramp. stay on wb to sb 680 instead. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. a stall eb at ti. richmond
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bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (will)
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major hot spot in concord wb 4 at 242 overturn accident blocking the whol ramp. stay on wb to sb 680 instead. bay
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bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. a stall eb at ti. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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(will) mark zuckerberg announced his personal challenge today and it involves fixing facebook. for 20-18 the c-e-o would like to protect users from abuse and hate online. making sure any time spent on the site is time well spent. the company faced a lot of criticism last year for it's involvement in the election and russian advertisements. even testifying before congress. zuckerberg pledges to do a better job this year and work on fixing these important issues. ( james ) to basketball now... warriors in houston to face the rockets. and both teams were without one of their star players. kevin durant and james harden out with injuries.(will) steve kerr and golden state were looking for their ninth straight road win. and the splash brothers were pulling up from the parking lot in this one. but the game was a tight one.
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houston would be up going into the break up 63-62 -draymond green had a big night too. he finished with a triple double.( james ) the rockets did make it difficult. but the warriors in the end had too much firepower. they would pull away and win this one going away by a final of warriors 124-114 they'll wrap up their 3-game road trip against the clippers tomorrow night. (james) james adlib big board.
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coming up in the
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next hour on the kron 4 morning news... a developing story from overnight... police in the south bay make an arrest after an employee is sexually assaulted at a school. we are live at that school this morning with the details. ( will ) plus... car break-ins are on the rise in one popular san francisco neighborhood. what the community is doing to stop the burglaries. ( will ) breaking news this morning...major police activity in san francisco has shut down the area of 29th and moraga. kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the scene with more next.
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woman: so, greg, it's a lot to take in. woman 2: and i know that's hard to hear, but the doctors caught it early. hi, blake! my dad has cancer. woman: and i know how hard that is to hear. but you're in the right place. man: and dr. pascal and her team, they know what to do. they know what to do. the doctors know what to do. so here's the plan. first off, we're going to give you all... (voice fading away) ( james ) that breaking news we are
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following this morning... police in san francisco telling people to avoid the area of moraga street and 29th avenue. this is between 19th avenue and sunset boulevard. they say a person is barricaded inside a home. good morning i'm james fletcher.( will ) and i'm will tran let's get right to the scene. with kron 4's lydia pantazes. lydia what do we know. .
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( lydia ) police are telling people to avoid this area. they have not released a lot of details but they say that it is a critical incident. i will continue to gather details and bring you updates in a live report.

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