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left over scattered showers today with partly cloudy skies. more clouds are moving in but the rain will hold off until late tomorrow. on the satellite you can see the storm leaving the hawaiian islands. that moisture is taking aim at the bay area. tomorrow will see plenty of clouds bu stay mostly dry. rain will develop late tomorrow night and become very heavy on wednesday morning. floo as well as damage from very powerful winds. more rain is likely on thursday before turning to showers onthursday and friday. dry weather is now forecast next weekend.
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next weekend. (ken) breaking news out of washington d-c negotiators in congress say they have reached an agreement in principle... to fund the government and avoid another partial government shutdown. (pam) the agreement was announced by a group of bi- partisan lawmakers .. the agreement breaks an impasse in talks over the weekend. but lawmakers still need the support of president donald trump... his signature will be needed ahead of friday's midnight deadline. if lawmakers do not act, hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be furloughed for a second time this year. we will continue to track this breaking news ... and update you on the specifics of this bill as they come in.
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(pam) plans to make repairs on the richmond - san rafael bridge are being slowed becayse of weather. and those repairs are needed because large pieces of concrete fell from the upper deck last week. kron 4's dan kerman is live at the toll plaza in richmond with the latest.... dan? richmond bridge monday update 0211186 insertdrivers heading east across the richmond san rafael bridge found little difficulty monday afternoon.... that's a far cry from what they experienced thursday when chunks of concrete started falling from the upper deck forcing the shutdown of the bridge, which resulted in gridlock. caltrans blamed the incident on the failure of an expansion joint.on friday evening, work crews installed an 8 foot metal plate on the upper deck, as a temporary fix... cal trans said the plate would both protect the deck and improve the ride for the public until a permanent fix started on monday. but westbound drivers will have to experience the ker-chunk of that metal plate for a little longer than expected. due to the upcoming storms, a
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permanent replacement for that faulty expansion joint wont happen until next week. caltrans plans to monitor the bridge until that fix is in place, but is confident the span remain safe for drivers. 54 /safe for drivers (ken) more wet weather is on the way .... and this next storm has the this next the way .... and weather is on more wet (ken) (ken) more wet weather is on the way .... and this next storm has the potential to cause flooding and mudslides.
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kron 4's charles clifford has details on what crews are doing to get ready in contra costa county. well, we are expecting another atmospheric river to arrive around mid week. here in contra costa county, crews are doing what they can to get ready. here along marsh creek road they are removing rocks and dirt that's actually left over from the last storm. it's was partially blocking the road. here's what contra costa public works is doing across the countysotwhat we are doing is checking roads around the county and making sure and making sure any possible mudslides are being put at bay. the last storms created mudslides so we are going around those areas. we are also checking creeks for debris and checking troubles drainage spots in the low lying areas to make sure those drains are clear so that when the atmospheric river comes in it has a place to flow too. public works is also asking for the public's help by helping to prevent flooding.sot what we tell homeowners is that if you have a drainage around your home check it for trash. in contra costa county, charles clifford kron 4 news. (ken)(ken) (ken) (ken) don't forget you can
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stay connected on the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts... and an interactive radar. you can also get push alerts on bay area storms. all with the kron-4 mobile app (pam) we are learning more tonight about the investigation into deadly police into deadly police shooting in the north bay. it happened in front of the taco bell on admiral callaghan lane saturday night in vallejo. (pam) police say, they found a man unresponsive in the drive-
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thru.. with a gun in his lap. (ken) friends and family say the man killed was a member of a local rap group. now...police are saying that rapper was in possession of a stolen firearm... kron4's haaziq madyun has the latest on the investigation. a memorial of candles continues to grow in the parking lot outside of this taco bell on admiral callahan lane in vallejo. this is the location of a deadly vallejo police officer involved shooting over the weekend. friends and family identify the man killed as 21-year-old willie mccoy, also known as willie bo of a local rap group f.b.g. at around 10:30pm saturday vallejo police received a call from a taco bell employee about a man in a silver mercedes parked in the drive through lane who appeared to be slumped over in the driver's seataccording to vallejo police when their uniformed officers approached the vehicle the driver was unresponsive and allegedly had a handgun in his lap. police say the driver, mccoy, suddenly began to move after being told to keep his hands
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where they could see them. police allege that he reached for the gun in his lap. fearing for their lives, officer then fired their mccoy was later pronounced dead at the vallejo police say their investigation has revealed was in possession of a loaded 40- caliber semi-firearm with an extended magazine inserted in the weapon. police say that gun was reported stolen out of the state of vallejo haaziq madyun kron4news (ken) now to some developing news -- police in antioch are trying to figure out how a car crashed into a tree early this morning. these are pictures of the scene. one person was injured. it happened just before midnght at a two-story home on the 48-hundred block of golden bear drive the person hurt was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. (ken) in the south bay -- an elderly woman was killed after surviving a single -vehicle crash on the freeway early sunday in san jose.(pam) as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the
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woman was hit by two other vehicles ... as she tried to walk off the freeway. the victim, an 83 year woman, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband when they collided with the concrete wall as they were nearing the end of the transtion ramp from southbound highway 101 to northbound 680 just after 6 amsunday. neither was seriousy hurt at that point according the chp officer ross lee.ross lee/cho "....he decided he would call a tow truck but his wife, the passenger, decided she did not want to wait for the tow truck and came up with an alternative plan where she would walk off the freeway..." officer lee says the woman had arranged to rendezvous with a famiy member and set off on foot down the transition ramp. it was still dark and raining very hard. visibility was poor says lee.officer ross lee/chp "....due to the impaired vision from the heavy rain and darkness at the time a driver reported seeingan object in the number one lane and swerved to the right and was unable to avoid the pedestrian who was walking in the lane at the time..."a second vehicle also hit the woman. the chp says the case is a reminder thatunless one
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case safely exit a vehicle following an accident and find shelter behind a nearby wall or fence, it's usally best to stay in the vehicle with your seatbelts on.officer ross lee/chp "....a lot of times people get out of the car after a crash assuming the incoming traffic is going to see the crash and start slowing down and see pedestrians standing in the lanes but that is not always the case....we have several fatalities across the bay area every year which might have been avoided had people stayed i n their cars after an accident..."the chp says drugs and alcohol were not factors in this case. no citations have been issued. the victim's name had not been released as of monday evening. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4 news. hundreds of california national guard troops will be pulled from the southern
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border. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains governor gavin newsom's latest move and what the troops will be assigned to instead. nats-- "now directing our redeployment of our national guard."governor gavin newsom hands his latest executive order to national guard major general david baldwin... directing the state to pull 260 of the 360 troops on the us-mexican border. "the crisis on the border is a manufactured crisis, we are not interested in participating in this political theatre, i think it's nothing more than poltical theatre."newsom agreed to keep about 100 troops behind primarily at ports of entry.the others will be assigned to help the state's fire prevention efforts along with cracking down on illegal cannabis operations. the troops were initially deployed last spring on the condition they wouldn't participate in immigration enforcement. but, baldwin says some troops doing surveillance at the border ended up having to report any crossings regardless of the person's intent or citizenship status.
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((major general doug baldwin)) "because there is a bit of a grey area and because there are other uses our national guard could be engaged in here in state or to prepare to go overseas, it's better to stay away from those areas and focus on those tasks we can directly relate to combatting transnational threats. meanwhile..president trump is beefing up security at the border..ordering the deployment of 3,750 troops while rallying for border wall funding from congress. newsom says he's concerned..."i'm concerned frankly as to what relates to those negotiations and the broader prospect that the president could walk us into another government shutdown or expose california and other states to a declaration of emergency." in sac az kron 4 news. (pam) that was ashley zavala reporting. governor newsom will deliver his first state of the state tomorrow at 11am.. says, if the president
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declares an emergency at the border, the state may have to reallocate disaster relief funding that has been directed to projects already in progress... 2020 presidential 2020 presidential candidate kamala harris announces her support for legalizing marijuana at the federal level... her reasons - coming up... also.. public health officials are blaming a spike in teen tobacco use... on vaping and e-cigarettes. (ken) also.... more snow from one storm than seattle usually gets in a year. details on the snow and ice leading to the shutdown of schools and businesses .. and empty store shelves... ahead at six.
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taxi! you waiting for someone? no. just... looking. "this is not a drill." that's the warning the city of seattle is sending out.. the state of washington is now in a state of emergency.. (pam) the state is expecting to get a year's worth of snow from one storm. this is the third record- breaking snowstorm this week. kron 4's grant lodes joins us live with details on the storm .. and how people are preparing... grant?... up to eight- inches of snow is expected to blanket the city this week. it's actually way more than the average of seven inches they're used to seeing in an entire year. people living in seattle are calling this "real life hunger games" as they load up on supplies.
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this as lots of store shelves are now empty in and around seattle. another person says it was apocalyptic- like chaos... taking 45 minutes to park and another twenty just to find a shopping cart.. law enforcement in many parts of the state reporting accidents all over.. some people are even leaving their cars behind. (grant) temperatures are expected to rise above freezing---- to about 40 degrees-----by the end of the week... pam? (pam) heavy snow left a nice
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coat of powder in the sierra. this is video of the snow that fell over the weekend. it took some serious man power and a heavy duty snow blowers.. to clear the driveways. skiiers and snowboarders were enjoying more than 3- feet of fresh powder at the sierra- at - tahoe resort... and more snow is expected to fall through to the weekend. "you know for everyone that wasn't able to come out today, we hope that you'll come up this weekend and join us because conditions are really just stellar. theres so much snow and with more to come we just know the conditions will continue to freshen up to make for really great weekend in the mountains."> the mountains."> cal-trans cal-trans says, in one area of the sierra --- 5- feet of snow fell in 24- hours.
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let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: there were a few left over scattered showers today with partly cloudy skies. more clouds are moving in but the rain will hold off until late tomorrow. on the satellite you can see the storm leaving the hawaiian islands. that moisture is taking aim at the bay area. tomorrow will see plenty of clouds bu stay mostly dry. rain will develop late tomorrow night and become very heavy on wednesday morning. flooding is possible as well as damage from very powerful winds. more rain is likely on thursday before turning to showers on thursday and friday. dry weather is now forecast next weekend. now forecast weather is friday. dry thursday and to showers on before turning to showers on
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thursday and friday. dry weather is next weekend. (ken)
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(ken) (ken) presidential candidate senator kamala harris is openly supporting the legalization of marijuana. (pam) in a radio interview this morning, senator harris said, she tried marijuana in college. harris' stance puts her in line with a growing movement in the democratic party and some republicans... to legalize marijuana. she also said, marijuana should be moved to a different listing on the d-e-a drug schedule ... and legalized so more research can be done. inhale.">
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right now, the drug enforcement agency classifies marijuana as a schedule -one substance.. in the same group as heroin. schedule two drugs include cocaine and meth- amphetamine. (ken) public health officials are blaming a spike in teen tobacco use on vaping and e-cigarettes. in a new report released today, the centers for disease control and prevention says there was a nearly 80-percent jump in e-cigarette use among high schoolers from 20-17 to 20-18. the report linked the rise... to the popularity of the san francisco based company -- juul -- a type of e-cigarette that uses flavored nicotine pods. a co-author of the report says the rise of vaping is the biggest single jump in teen use of a tobacco product since they started the survey in 19-99. juul did not respond to c-n-n's request for comment about the c-d-c's report. (ken) coming up tonight at 6:45 ... the governor and
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lieutenant governor in virginia still embroiled in separate controversies .. and still facing calls to resign .. the latest ahead. (pam) and next (pam) and next ... students are heartbroken after several of their school farm animals are killed by dogs .. now, authorities are weighing whether the dogs should be killed too. ♪
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they say you should always listen to your heart. and where better to do that, than the island of ireland? after all, your heart is the best compass there is. so get out there and fill your heart with the stuff that keeps it beating. fill your heart with ireland. no matter how much you clean, does your house still smell stuffy? that's because your home is filled with soft surfaces that trap odors
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and release them back into the room. so, try febreze fabric refresher. febreze finds odors trapped in fabrics and cleans them away as it dries. use febreze every time you tidy up to keep your whole house smelling fresh air clean. fabric refresher even works for clothes you want to wear another day. make febreze part of your clean routine for whole home freshness. (ken) the solano county animal shelter is debating whether to euthanize two dogs that attacked several farm
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animals belonging to a vallejo elementary school.(pam) three alpacas were killed in the attack ... kron4's maureen kelly reports... the school had counselors on hand to help students deal with the deaths of the much loved animals.. flowers have been tied to the gate outside the loma vista farm....just outside the pen where the three alpacas were mauled to death friday night. racer, skyfall and pacheco were found dead by a caretaker....three sheep and two pygmy goats were also attacked....but are recovering from their multiple bite wounds.the farm is part of the loma vista environmental science academy's campus...and is visited weekly by the students. it's is also a destination for field trips for students from other schools both in and out of the vallejo school district. the farm keeper says the alpacas were the kids who came to visit.. they were so sweet and gentle these are pictures of the two huskies after they were empounded by the solano county animal control....she says the dogs
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have gotten onto the farm before... the solano county animal control says the owners have surrendered the huskies....and it has not yet been determined if they will face any charges....or if the very frustrating and concerning that they were not kept him contained, knowing that they have a tendency to do that, but my sadness is for the terror and pain but the animal suffered, the loss of life and the sadness in the eyes of the children when they start coming back to the farm this sign posted on the front gate of the farm is letting visitors know that they will be closed until february 20. they say that will give the injured animals the time and quiet they need to heal, maureen kelly kron4 news (ken) coming up
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next at 6:30. the turmoil surrounding the top two democrats in virginia.. is not letting up ... now, one man is giving a new interview .. while the other is calling for an independent investigation.. (pam) heisman trophy winning quarterback and a's first round draft pick kyler murray makes his football vs baseball decision crystal clear... mark carpenter is next with sports (lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight forcast... that's just ahead. even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors. secondhand smoke is toxic. especially to children. protect your family. visit virginia's
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lieutenant governor is calling for an independent investigation of the sex assault allegations by two women. justin fairfax has denied the allegations,our grant lodes has the latest on the state's top two democrats. i have called for an independent investigation and i am still very confident.the second allegation against justin fairfax surfaced on friday, a woman came forward to accuse him of raping her when they were students at duke university 19 years agoa statement from her attorney quotes her as saying that fairfax's assault was premediated and aggressive ... and came after she confided in him that she'd been raped by a basketball player.she says he told her, "i knew that because of what happened to you last year, you'd be afraid to say anything."a stanford university professor has also accused fairfax of forcing her


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