tv KRON 4 News at 8am KRON February 12, 2019 8:00am-9:01am PST
before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonighas rainfall increases.
live in walnut creek with what crews are doing ahead of the storm. dry now so take advantage of it before the rain comes our way tonightin walnut creek... sandbags are available for anyone who needs to shore up their home in case the water rises and causes flooding meantime city crews spent yesterday and more than likely most of today before the rain arrives to make sure the roads are safe and the hillsides are strong because we do expect this storm to drop significant rain on all of us
forecasts... and an interactive radar. you can also get push area storms. all with the kron-4 mobile app ( darya ) new this morning... at least one person is dead and another injured after a pair of shootings in oakland. the first shooting happened yesterday afternoon on foothill boulevard... that victim was taken to the hospital. there is no word on the severity of their injuries. the second shooting happened at 9:00 last night on clara street. that victim died. it si not clear if the shootings are related. ( darya ) this morning... we're learning more about the pilot killed in a plane crash near mount diablo. the father of chris de bar... opened up about his son... saying chris made his home in placer county. he said... during the week he worked as an elevator tech in the south bay... and on fridays would fly home from hayward to lincoln. he also says his son only had his student license for flying.. and had just bought a small plane for his commute.
body was recovered monday. investigators are still looking into what caused him to crash. ( darya ) the san mateo county board of supervisors held a special meeting to address the police use of tasers in the county. outside of the meeting, dozens of people protested...saying they are upset over the use of tasers within the county. this comes after there were at least three taser related deaths in the county last year. a sheriff in support of tasers... quoted a 2011 san mateo county grand jury finding. < the use of a taser device before being required to physically subdue a sub ject would result to few injureis for both officers and subjects when we talk about the safety of the two items. we cant say that the taser is safer because people are dying in the hands of a taser today.>( darya ) the taser company being used says their statistics show one in 35-
statistics used says their statistics show one in 35- hundred taser shots are deadly versus one in a thousand deadly gun shots. ( darya ) new this morning... police in the north bay are warning parents about a kidnapping scam. yesterday afternoon a woman told petaluma police that she received a call from a man claiming to have kidnapped her 17-year-old daughter. a girl's voice could be heard yelling for help in the background. the man demanded all of the woman's money from her bank account. but the girl was safe at her school in marin county. police say this is just one of many scams that are meant to get people to hand over large amounts of money. ( james ) on the peninsula... detectives are looking for more victims after officers say san mateo county deputies arrested an accused seal predator. sheriff's investigators say 71-year-old daniel miranda admitted to multiple counts of sex acts with minors. detectives say he may have victimized several young girls
under the age of 14... for the past 19 years. they say within the last few weeks, more victims have come forward. he pleaded no contest and will spend the next 10 years in jail. once he is released, miranda will register as a sex offender. ( james ) we now know the names of the victims killed in a wrong way crash over the weekend. 23-year-old tulio de giovanni lima viana .. of daly city, and 23-year-old megan alyssa cota of san francisco, died in the crash. it happened on saturday morning on highway- one. police say, they were passengers in a toyota prius.. that was headed south in the northbound lanes. the driver then crashed head-on with a chevy silverado. police believe... the driver is the brother of one of the victims.. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. two people in the pickup truck were injured, but not seriously. the c-h-p is investigating how the prius got onto the freeway ... headed the wrong way. ( james ) authorities have identified the body found
near pier 43 in san francisco. police say 36-year-old rehab karim is from san joaquin...she was found saturday morning in the water. investigators are still trying to determine if foul play is involved. ( james ) now to the south bay. an elderly woman got into crash and then was killed when she got out of car on a freeway in san jose. on sunday... the 83 year old woman was riding with her husband when they hit a concrete wall near the transition ramp from southbound highway 101 to northbound 680. police say the two were ok... but when the woman decided to walk to the tranistion ramp to meet up with family she was hit by a car. the driver says they saw an object in a lane, and then swerved and hit the woman. police then say a ásecond vehicle also hit the woman. officer ross lee/chp
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...>( james ) the chp says drugs and alcohol were not factors in this case. no citations have been issued and the victim's name had not been released ( darya ) new this morning...f-b-i agents in california arrested a man they say has been terrorizing grocery stores for months. he's accused of dousing food with bleach. police say 48-year-old david lohr would pour bleach into grocery store refrigerators and freezers. court documents do not name the stores where he is accused of committing the crimes. investigators say lohr began his crime spree in december of last year and continued into january. they say security video shows him dumping the bleach in stores in redondo beach, manhattan beach and west hollywood. lohr
was tracked down and arrested in sunnyvale. ( darya ) authorities are still investigating how many other stores the suspect may have targeted. ( darya ) in national news headlines ... congressional negotiators say they've come to an agreement that could avert another government shutdown. lawmakers didn't give specifics on the settlement but did admit some flexibility was needed from both parties. a source says the deal includes nearly one-point-four billion dollars for physical barriers covering about 55 miles. some people see this as a step in the right direction ... while others dont. ( darya ) the bill needs the president's signature ahead of friday's midnight deadline. if
he doesn't sign ... hundreds of thousands of federal workers could be furloughed for a second time this year. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... we now know who police shot and killed at a taco bell drive through. we have reaction from friends, family, and community members. ( james ) plus... growing concerns in pleasanton about dangerous erosion with the upcoming storms. ( james ) and after the break... crews are conducting avalanche control following the recent storms that dumped several feet of snow on the sierra. (ácommercialá) ( james ) the storms
dumping massive snow across washington state and in the sierra are causing some problems for people living in those areas.( darya ) a system even brought snow to hawaii. reporter jessica mench talks about the recent avalanche warnings. ((pkg))there's so much snow in the sierra, that ski resorts had to call in 18 wheelers to cart it away!a skiers dream.((zach scute, skier)) "bluebird skies you can see it all around you. the snow is soft and fluffy. it's nice and cold."4 and a half feet of snowed dumped on squaw valley resort over the weekend ((alexa cohen, 5 years old)) "it's fun, the snow is fluffy!" but it comes with some safety concerns.((will paden, director of avalanche control for squaw valley alpine meadows resort))"when you get that much snow that quickly, the avalanche danger really increases."it's why the resort closed down sunday.mountain operations teams worked through the day on avalanche controlto get it back open. ((will paden, director of avalanche control for squaw valley alpine meadows resort)) "there's a lot of options that we have. the most common option is to use explosives to actually start the avalanches." they used hundreds of small bombs to set off avalanches on
the slopessometimes throwing the tnt from above, or setting it off remotely.it's all to make sure these avalanches don't happen when skiers and snowboarders are out.the resort, back open monday, and packed with eager skiers who waited out the storm.((doug gibson, skier))"we were snowed in saturday night and couldn't get out sunday. everything was closed anyways."but they say, it was well-worth the wait. ((doug gibson, skier))"any powder is worth the wait!" (james)(darya) welcome back. let's get a check of the weather this morning...
conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the 80 is less
( james ) a newborn baby girl is recovering after investigators say she was found lying in the road by a newspaper carrier. this happened in madera county. the man says he thought it was some type of animal until he slowed down and heard a baby crying. he says the baby was cold and was only wearing a onesie. another person pulled over to help him as they waited for c-h-p.
leaving a baby in the middle of the roadway was definitely not the best option. she should have taken it to a safe surrender site.">( james ) deputies say earlier that day... a woman asked a man to take her baby... but they say she ran away when he told her to go to a nearby hospital and fire station. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news....a man goes into an abandoned house and discovers a tiger inside...what he told police and how they were able to get it out. i'm jimmy dean and uh,
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before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. (robin) accident in vallejo wb 80 at redwood blocks the two left lanes. accident wb 24 after
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before
accident in vallejo wb 80 at redwood blocks the two left lanes. accident wb 24 after 680 has traffic jammed out of concord on sb 680. ( darya ) we're learning more about governor gavin newsom's decision to pull national guard troops from the southern border.( james ) kron4's capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains what the troops will
be assigned to do 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. ((major general david 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. ( darya ) ( darya ) that was ashley zavala reporting. governor newsom will deliver his first state of the state address today at 11am. ( darya ) residents in pleasanton are worried about the potential for dangerous erosion that could bring their homes close to the edge of a cliff. this is video of
the creek two years ago ... neighbors along foothill road lost several feet of their backyards ... and many trees. now they fear it'll happen again. the city of pleasanton says they fixed the problem -- but residents say the creek is still in dire need of repair...they say "zone seven" water agency should be involved.
memorial honoring 21-year-old willie mccoy is growing outside the resturant. the family says mccoy is also known as "willie bo" of the local rap group "f.b.g." police say he was unresponsive with a handgun in his lap when they approahced his vehicle in the drive-thru. police say mccoy, suddenly began to move after being told to keep his hands where they could see them. police allege that he reached for the gun in his lap and that's when officer's fired their guns. some vallejo residents say the shooting was unncessary.
evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. (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
(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases.
( darya ) it has been more than a year since prop 64 passed.. allowing adults to legally buy and smoke marijuana.( james ) backers.. including governor gavin newsom touted the law's benefits, saying it would bring a flood of tax money for the budget. however, that is not exactly what has happened. ( darya ) kron4's terisa estacio has the story. currently, there are 6,756 active seller's permits issued for cannabis businesses in the state of california... and each day more are added to the list. for example in benicia, with it's population of 28 thousand residents, the city council just approved for the first time in the city's history, 2 retail shops and spots for manufactoring and growing cannabis. steve young. we are hopeful that our lower tax rate, geographic position in the bay area, adequate space, will attract diversity. steve young is on the city council says it is all about cashing in on the cannabis band wagon. cities who welcome cannabis can tax the
busineses, and that helps pay for police, libraries and other vital services. young. we need to diversity. as the saying goes - there are only two things you can count on in life, death and taxes, and some feel right now that the high tax on the cannabis industry is killing the spirit of the law. natural sound - we know there is a black market out there, and we are trying to deal with that now. news conference, assemblyman bonta right now, there are as many as 9 bills at the state captial to tweek proposition 64, which legalized adult recreational use of marijuana. state senator bonta from alameda is throwing his support behind ab286. if passed, it would reduce the tax rate from 15 percent to 11 for 3 years. assemblyman bonta. this will allow us to bring more into the legal and regulated market. the latest figures from the california dept. of tax and fee administraiton reporst that in the first 3 quarters the state
excise tax took in 234 million dollars. the fourth quarter is out in a few weeks. where that is significantly higher then zero dollars before prop rolled in... some argue it is far lower then what was projected. patrick goggin, attorney. how are we doing? well, this is historic. but there has been several problems. the black market is still here because the taxes, it is easier to opt out. patrick goggin is an attorney who specializes in legal work surrounding cannabis. goggin. thirdly, we need to do more to reduce the tax rate to get more in. he says the high taxes are hurting bringing everyone into the fold and he hopes legislation like ab286 can make a difference. while regulation continues to face challenges, so does other aspects of prop 64, such as the impact on california roads. the latest numbers from the california highway patrol show a dramatic increase in the number of arrests and crashes of those driving under the influence of
before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. ( robin )
morning on the kron 4 morning news... we are tracking a major storm heading to the bay area. this is a live look outside at the embarcadero. it will be a dry day today but heavy rains are on the way. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher.( darya ) and i'm darya folsom. this morning we are getting you ready for the big storm heading our way. we have team coverage... will tran is live in the east bay looking at how cities are getting ready for possible flooding.( james ) but first lets go to john shrable in the weather center. conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases.