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tv   KRON 4 News at 430am  KRON  December 20, 2019 4:30am-5:00am PST

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spots. bay less then 30 maze to sf. san less then 30 to 101. richmond less than 20 toll to 101.
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( robin ) an east bay school district is dealing with its second racism incident of the month.. this time -- a video on social media ... showed a
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student calling an african american man a racial slur. kron 4's michelle kingston went to monte vista high school in danville to find out what's being done about it.
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( robin ) school will be back to normal today at san francisco state university after a bomb threat closed part of teh university yesterday. no bomb was found... but the threat affected several buildings on campus and postponed all finals that were scheduled for yesterday. those finals will be rescheduled. san
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francisco police is assisting university police with the investigation. ( robin ) the flu season is hitting hard. there are already three flu-related deaths in the bay area... health officials say -- two of the victims did not get a flu shot. kron 4's justine waldman has the latest. there is no shortage of the flu vaccine at santa rosa community health.
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( robin ) in the east bay -- four people are in custody in connection to a robbery that led to a police chase on interstate 880. police found these power tools in the suspects' car. they were stolen from lowe's home improvement store in fremont. police tried to pull over the thieves on interstate -880 ... just south of the marina exit in san leandro... but they kept driving. the c-h-p and oakland police got involved in the chase ... which ended a few minutes later in oakland. ( robin ) an 11-year-old
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girl is being called a hero... her family says --she knew what to do when fire broke out in the middle of a night at their san jose home. kron 4's rob fladaboe spoke to the young girl. (daughter and father hug kron4newsfladeboe in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news
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( robin ) lawmakers in washington are trying to come up with better ways of fighting wildfires and preventing them from getting out of hand. joe khalil explains. (pkg)(nats-hearing room)the fight to stop the next
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(robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... a man poses as a bay area
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college student in order to steal 10-thousand dollars from a grandmother (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. weather.weather.weather.
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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. richmond less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) a big story we are
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following... a man poses as a bay area college student to scam a grandmother out of 10-thousand dollars. tom wait has the story. this ring security video may not look alarming but what's unfolding here is a chilling robbery.natpopthe man is a scammer.he's walking away with 10 thousand dollars in cash. who handed it over is barbara mccullough.here's what happened.barbara mccullough, scammed out of $10k: "i received a call about 8:30 from my grandson."barbara's grandson is a college student in the bay area.the voice on the line was convincing. barbara mccullough, scammed out of $10k: "it sounded like him. how many times have you heard that story? it sounds just like your grandson. i said, how are you and everything. and i said, you know it really doesn't sound like you but he staid i have a horrible cold. then he started crying."the man claiming to be her grandson passed the phone to another man claiming to be a lawyer who grandson hit a prominent politician with his car, was arrested, and needed 10-thousand dollars in bail money.barbara scammed out of $10k: "i went down to the bank and withdrew 10-thousand dollars out."a short time shows up to collect the cash. (nats)turns out her grandson never called her and was not arrested.the thieves played on barbara's good heart and love for barbara mccullough, scammed out of $10k: "i heard him crying and i felt flattered that he even called me. well, he called me. he didn't want to upset his parents, that's what i here's another look at this thief. barbara is hoping someone recognizes him.
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federal investigators say that scams like this are
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targeting grandparents all across the country. ( robin ) the 49ers are getting some help on defense for tomorrow nights game at levi's stadium. cornerback richard sherman is cleared to play against the rams after missing one game with a hamstring injury. however, defensive end dee ford will not be playing as he recovers from his own hamstring issue. the niners have to beat the rams tomorrow and the seahawks next week to secure the number one seed in the n-f-c. kickoff at levis is at 5:15 tomorrow night. ( robin ) the raiders are going on the road to los angeles to play the chargers. this is video from their divisional matchup last month at the coliseum. oakland won that game 26-24. the raiders have lost 4 in a row but are not mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. kickoff for sunday's game in los angeles is at 1:05 in the afternoon. (robin) live look
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outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(áábreakáá) weather... no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) take a look at this... a toy thief caught on camera... this happened in massachusetts. officers recorded this officers massachusetts.happened in this on camera...thief caught at this... a toy take a look ( robin ) ( robin ) take a look at this... a toy thief caught on camera... this happened in massachusetts. officers recorded this dog known as ben franklin evading officers while holding a stolen baby doll. officers pursued him and found evidence of past crimes. ( robin ) ben didnt deny the crime - in fact he seems quite proud of it - but its unlikely he will face charges. he is a therapy dog for a local police
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department. ( robin ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... it is one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season. we are live at s-f-o with a look at what you can expect as you head out of town. ( robin ) plus a child dies after an incident on a playground at a bay area school. ( robin ) and... a store clerk peppersprayed during a robbery and the attack was all caught on camera.
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( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom.. ( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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