tv KRON 4 News at 9am KRON January 22, 2019 9:00am-10:01am PST
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 than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) happening today ... crews will begin work on the bart silicon valley extension project. this is happening in downtown san jose.( darya ) kron4's will tran has more on the impact it could have on the morning commute.will? the work could disrupt traffic on east santa clara and north 3rd street. that is the area outlined in red on the map. this first phase of the construction is
expected to last about 7 weeks. a spokesperson for the project says the impact of this work should be minimal. here is a diagram showing what the finished bart station will look like. today's work is just the first phase of the construction and most of the work is not scheduled to begin until the year 20-21. thanks will.
headlines ... senate republicans say they are on track to introduce president trumps border security bill today. this as the government shutdown enters day 32. capitol bureau reporter mark meredith explains ... democrats do not expect the deal to work. nat: "it's a great daybeautiful day"the president and vice president braved below freezing temperatures to visit the dr. martin luther king junior memorial.the president did not discuss the government shutdown during the brief trip to the monument for dr king "as we speak our government is shut down for one reason - so that the president of the united states can fund a monument to hate and division along our southern border"sen elizabeth warren of massachussetts was one of a chorus of democrats condemning the president's weekend offer to to reopen the government if they agree to build the border wallthe president is promising
democrats he'll agree to sign a bill to provide some illegal immigrants temporary protection from deportationif democrats agree to the 5.7 billion for the wall..senate minority leader chuck schumer calls it a non starter."mr. president open up the government and then democrats and republicans can have a civil discussion and come up with bipartisan solutions." while schumer is a nothe white house only needs seven democrats to vote yes to move the bill forward in the senate. democrat joe manchin of west virginia says he's "undecided" on the proposal.in the housedemocrats say they'll spend the week focused on border security.including spending money on technology to better scan cars at checkpoints for drugs.however the bill would not spend any money to build a wall between the u-s and mexico.in washington, i'm mark meredith. ( james ) hundreds of thousands of federal workers are attempting to cope without their paychecks. over the weekend one in ten t-s-a officers called out of work. the t-s-a says their employees are not able to report to work because due to financial limitations. despite the high rate of
absences ... the t-s-a says wait times were within the normal range. they say flyers usually wait about 30- minutes in standard lanes and t-s-a pre-check flyers normally wait about 10 minutes. ( james ) new this morning... the supreme court has ruled that the pentagon can move forward with a plan to limit transgender people serving in the military while other lawsuits continue. the high court reversed lower-court orders preventing the pentagon from implementing its plans. but the supreme court for now declined to take up cases about the plan. it was back in summer of 2017 when president trump announced on twitter that he was banning transgender people from serving in the military. all five conservaties voted for the ban to take effect. all four of the liberal judges voted against the decision. ( darya ) happening today... opening statements will begin in the trial of a man accused of killing two peopl at san francisco twin
peaks lookout back in 2016. the murders happened on valentines. richard contreras was is accused of shooting and killing 19-year- old rene mora and 21-year-old julio peraza. a third person was also injured in the shooting. ( darya ) happening now... police in fremont are looking for the driver involced in a hit and run accident. it happened in the area of calaveras avenue and blacow road. one woman was seriously injured but police say she has no memory of what happened. police believe that the car was traveling east on calaveras when it hit the woman. they are still looking for witnesses this morning. ( darya ) police in san mateo are investigating a series of car burglaries. all of the burglaries happened on the west side of san mateo between sunday night and monday morning. most of the burglaries happened west of alameda de las pulgas to campus drive... and south of 28th avenue to hillsdale boulevard. most of the cars had their windows smashed. police say they are still looking for witnesses and surveilance video in the area.
( darya ) a body was found in the water near pier 40 in san francisco. police have not released many details but they say it was a man between the ages of 45-50. at this point .. police are unsure about whether or not the man was a transient. ( darya ) officials also found a body below the cliff house in san francisco last night. officials say, the body is unrelated to a report of a sinking ship that happened in the same area. police say the report came in of a sailboat sinking about a mile away from the scene. police believe the body is not related to any coastal incidents. ( darya ) two people are recovering after a backyard deck collapsed in san francisco. firefighters say this happened at a private residence on the 16-hundred block 39th- avenue and lawton in the outer sunset district. its unclear how the deck collapsed. ( james ) new this morning ... troubled singer chris brown has been arrested overseas after a woman says she was raped by brown. this is video of brown from one of his previous appearances in court. he
was arrested in paris france yesterday. brown has been in repeated legal trouble since pleading guilty to the felony assault in 2009 of his then-girlfriend, rihanna. he completed his probation in that case in 2015. brown's publicists at sony music have not commented on his most recent arrest. ( james ) new this morning. an internal memo from uber says the people tasked with investigating safe issues are overworked, underpaid and at times ... traumatized. we're talking about uber's special investigations unit. it handles more than one thousand cases a week... from criminal misconduct... to car crashes and deaths. but most of the cases it invetigates involve sexual assaults and rape by uber drivers. a cnn investigation found more than 100 documented cases... but inside sources say the true number of reported rapes is much higher. another cnn report found thousands of convicted criminals and sex offenders who were approved to drive for uber. of the nearly 12-hundred cases uber investigates ... the company says some of them were
found to be unrelated to uber, withdrawn or false. ( james ) the clean-up begins for north bay businesses that were hit by king tides. in these pictures ... water was pushing into low lying roads and parking lots in mill valley. the unusually high tides happen because of a gravitational pull between the moon and the sun. a big concern many water front busineses ... is the threat of water overflowing into their buildings. ( james ) and here's dramatic video of a fishing boat at san francisco's fisherman's wharf being nearly swamped by rushing tide waters. the 50 foot long fishing boat was hit by fast moving waters as the tide was receding late sunday. although there were people on board ... no one was hurt and the boat wasn't seriously damaged. ( james ) still ahead on the kron-4 morning news...
(james) time to talk winners and losers with our financial expert rob black loser: us existing home sales tumble to three-year low . . . u.s. home sales tumbled to their lowest level in three years in december and house price increases slowed sharply, suggesting a further loss of momentum in the housing market. the national association of realtors said existing home sales declined 6.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.99 million units last month. at december's sales pace, it would take 3.7 months to exhaust the current inventory, down from 3.9 in november. a six-to-seven-months supply is viewed as a healthy balance between supply and demand.
year, is the first superhero movie to land a best picture oscar nomination. other prominent nominees include "blackkklansman," "green book," "a star is born" and "bohemian rhapsody." the academy awards will be presented feb. 24. winner: starbucks expands delivery services to 6 more cities via uber eats . .. .starbucks is expanding delivery services via uber
eats to six additional cities. the expansion begins tuesday in san francisco and will then roll out to stores in boston, chicago, los angeles, new york and washington, d.c., in the "coming" weeks. this follows initial tests in miami, which began in fall 2018. consumers looking for starbucks delivers need to download the uber eats app first and look for the starbucks offerings. the company says 95% of its menu items are available for delivery; a $2.49 delivery fee is tacked on to each order. uber promises delivery in 30 minutes or less.
(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) much like yesterday skies today will be primarily sunny with more comfortable weather to be stepping outside and enjoying. daytime highs will be felt in the upper 50's and low 60's under dry skies through the evening. (robin) 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.
( james ) the network broadcasting the super bowl has rejected a comercial that makes a case for medical marijuana. the ad would have shown three people suffering from different health issues. those peopple would then say that their lives were made better by medical marijuana. the company received a letter from the network saying that they were not accepting marijuana related advertising this year. the average cost of a 30-second ad during this year's super bowl is 5-point-2 million dollars. ( james ) after sunday's heartbreaking loss for the new orleans saints --- fans took a unique approach to show their anger at the game's referees. haydel's bakers is making cookies with the ref from the
(darya)(james) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday skies today will be primarily sunny with more comfortable weather to be stepping outside and enjoying. daytime highs will be felt in the upper 50's and low 60's under dry skies through the evening.
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 than 20 min from the toll to 101 (james) a big story we are following this morning... a san jose grandmother was shot and killed and her shooter is
still on the loose.( darya ) kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and has details from the south bay. sot boom oh my goda witness describing the gun shot that he heard in his east san jose neighborhood on saturday night. a gunshot that proved to be fatal for a grandmother who lived at this home two doors down.sot i was playing outside soccer when i heard the gunshot i was just playing soccer with my friend and we just hear the gunshot and we see the guy running by the houses hopping the fences by my neighbors house.this is snapchat video sent to us by a kron 4 viewer showing police out on the scene after that shot was fired. witnesses in the neighborhoodsay there was a disagreement between at least two people.sotthe husband came out with a gun and tried to shoot him in the truck and when he tried to shoot the car umm the truck
moved faster so when he moved faster it hit the old grandma. officers say the woman was pronounced dead a short time later.sotsad as everyone we spoke with said she wasn't involved with what was going on.sot always with her grandchildrensot always say good morning...good woman good woman...good family(jr)polive haven't said if this is drug or gang related but many people in the neighborhood believe it was also saying that this woman had nothing to do with that disagreement. at this point no suspect descriptions has been given. in san jose, j.r. stone kron 4 news.
( darya ) california could become the first state in the nation to offer parents six months of paid leave. new legislation has been introduced at the state capitol. research shows that longer paid maternity leave can increase the rate of mothers who attempt breastfeeding by as much as 18 percent. governor gavin newsom says that's one of the many benefits in the plan. lawmakers still do not know how the state will pay to keep parents home longer with their baby. the bill, sponsored by the california lawyers association will also offer parents job protection. supporters argue workers are already paying for that.
chamber has declined to take a position on the proposal until more funding details emerge. ( darya ) new state legislation makes it legal for cannabis businesses to deliver pot anywhere in california, even in cities that have banned it. the law overrides bans that some cities have on cannabis sales. some businesses are urging city leaders to catch up with the growing marijuana industry. the owner of a dispensary in cathedral city says this is an opportunity for him to expand his business to new customers who may not have access to dispensaries or other deliveries. some residents are worried about its access to kids.
bankruptcy is expected to take center stage at protests in sacramento today. kron 4's ashley za-val-a explains how activist erin brockovich is getting involved. when lawmakers return from the holiday weekend tuesday, they'll be greeted by protesters outside the capitol. environmental activist erin brockovich will help lead a protest alongside north bay and camp fire victims, urging lawmakers to not allow pg&e to file for bankruptcy.pg&e has said it's making preparations to begin filing by the end of the month. pg&e officials say they believe a court supervised process would best enable the utility to resolve its potential liabilities. legal experts say the company could avoid paying victims in full for the many fire-related lawsuits filed against it. tuesday's protest is expected to draw about 100 people.just before the protest, on a different side of the building.. calfire and the state's board of forestry and fire protection are set to announce new vegetation management plans to try to reduce wildfires.the planned
announcement comes after governor gavin newsom revealed he's budgeting $1 billion dollars over the next five years for forest management. dealing with old fires and preventing new ones will be an ongoing debate between lawmakers inside the capitol. tag. ( james ) police in san mateo are investigating a series of car burglaries. all of the burglaries happened on the west side of san mateo between sunday night and monday morning. most of the burglaries happened west of alameda de las pulgas to campus drive... and south of 28th avenue to hillsdale boulevard. most of the cars had their windows smashed. police say they are still looking for witnesses and surveilance video in the area. ( james ) to the south bay now. six people are looking for a new place to stay after a house fire in milpitas. the fire broke out yesterday morning ... on the 400 block of manferd street the six people were able to safely get out of the home
by the time firefighters arrived, but one pet did die in the fire. the cause of the fire is not known. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning buzz. the ups and downs of the splashbrothers .. klay on fire and steph on the floor... and coach kerr let's a secret slip.. which warrior's getting married! and which college produces more superbowl starting quarterbacks than any other? plus.. forget the oscars.. i'll tell you which contenders are worth your time and money. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
much like yesterday skies today will be primarily sunny with more comfortable weather to be stepping outside and enjoying. daytime highs will be felt in the upper 50's and low 60's under dry skies through the evening. (robin) 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 than 20 min from the toll to 101
( james ) are you getting enough sleep? are you sleeping soundly through the night? well if not --- your arteries could be feeling it. getting less than 6 hours a night or not sleeping through the night increases your risk of plaque building up in your arteries. increased plaque slows blood flow and increases your risk of stroke, heart disease and other complicatoins. ( james ) as we head to
spotlight in l-a.. and it's a good thing because steph curry fell down on the job.. literally.. klay made 10-of- 11 three-pointers and scored 44 points in the warriors route of the lakers 130-111. maybe it's the rocco effect- cuz klay said he loved having his dog rocco on the road with them in la. thompson coulda had more but kerr pulled him after 27 minutes.. give somebody else a chance.. k-d chipped in 20...but what about steph? well he had a bad night.. only 11 points, it happens: but this never happens.. steph gets the ball.. and goes down! he looked like a baseball player sliding into second.but nobody was around.. maybe the floor was wet? he got the ball back but air balled it. it was just
that kinda night.. steph only made 5 of the 22 shots he took last night. steph took a spill and coach kerr spilled the beans: draymond green and hazel renee are getting married. so she's going to be a basketball wife again.. the 32 year old actress was on that realityshow.. basketball wives.. you may also know her from the show empire. they've been dating about a year or so. no word on when the wedding is, but i'm sure we don't need to save the date.. you know what other big event you're probably not going to ? the superbowlthe cheap seats are around 35 hundred bucks. inflation: in 1967, superbowl tickets went for $6 face value. and the good seats to see superbowl 53? a super-rich patriots fan just paid more
than 180-thousand dollars for eight tickets along the 50 yard line. that's four years of college for my kid. oh and do you know which college has cranked out the most superbowl starting quarterbacks? cal. gerod goff makes 5 from berkeley:aaron rogers, joe kapp, craig morton, vince ferragamo. the superbowl for movie fans is the oscars..and the nominations just came out: you can read the full list on kron.com.. but i'll tell you my favorites and they're all true stories:green book.. five nominations.. best picture, best actor viggo and supporting actor mahershala from oakland!if you love great acting and a great story.. you can't beat this movie. black klansman... also fantastic. leave it to spike lee to make a movie that is funny, sobering, profound and artsy all at the same time.. he's up for best director and best picture.and bohemian rapsody also up for best picture. it's thoroughly entertaining whether or not you're a queen fan. and rami malek could get an oscar for embodying freddy mercury. those are my three favorite movies of 2018.
( james ) a camp fire survivor found a family heirloom after returning to the ashes of her home. the one -of-a-kind ring she thought was destroyed has since been restored-- scraped-- reshaped-- and polished. heather thornewood's great-great grandfather made this ring out of a tie-stud --and gave it to her great-great grandmother sometime in the early 1900's. eventually-- it was passed down to her. < "it lived through the great depression. it's over 100 years old and i'll be able to pass it on to my children at some point in time.">( james ) heather and her family returned to the rubble to look for the ring last month.
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