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against a prominent school in the south bay. thanks for joining us tonight at 6 i'm ken wayne and i'm catherine heenan for pam moore as kron four's rob fladeboe report's allegations of child abuse by a priest. >>have been leveled against bellarmine prep. >>we also know the serial offenders like farrington have dozens sometimes hundreds of victims. attorneys jeff anderson pointed the finger at a picture brother william farrington at a news conference wednesday. >>announcing a lawsuit against carrington's former employer bowerman prep school and the diocese of san jose. so we're talking about 3 decades. >>of this guy being allowed to be and around kids and schools as a teacher. as a coach. as a under the supervision. the catholic bishops at the lawsuit filed on behalf of a former student referred to as
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john doe. >>alleges farrington sexually abused him when he attended belem and during the 1960's. the suit was made possible by assembly bill ab to 18 known as california child victims act o all funds a 3 year window for childhood abuse victims to file lawsuits regardless of when the abuse occurred and is being applauded other clergy abuse victims oil castaic the courthouse doors are open. and you can shine light on horrible crimes and ensure that what happened to you never happens to another child. >>because you can expose perpetrators who are walking the streets today, the lawsuit further alleges that development prep knew of the allegations against brother farrington and covered it up. >>tourney anderson also allege negligence by the san jose diocese and demanded full disclosure of its role in the farrington case know that this law has teeth and for anybody or institution organizations
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school or diocese. >>the concealed covered it up. time because we're coming at you. >>anderson says the new law also allows a tripling of damages in cases where an effort to hide evidence of abuse is proved. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >>san francisco city officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit with more than 200 inmates who are swamped with sewage for months in the county jail. after faulty plumbing burst. attorneys in the case confirmed agreement without disclosing the amount. officials say inmates at the jail were held in such conditions between january of 2017 and september of 2018 before the plumbing was finally fixed the board of supervisors must still approve the settlement. a big story we're following out of the east bay tonight, a man has died after he chased down a thief who stole his laptop. while he was working at a starbucks and crime for a zealous so come on and she's been following the story tonight and is in the
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newsroom. >>with more on this l a. >>receive coffee shop snatching grabs across the bay area and this time it happened in oakland's montclair village an upscale neighborhood tucked away in the hills, a man was working on his laptop at a starbucks on new year's eve morning when a thief came up and grabbed it when he ran off the victim went after him the suspect sped off in a getaway car in the victim, somehow suffered major injuries to his head during the chase. and later died at a hospital there are now 2 growing memorials at antioch streak and mount boulevard in his honor. we spoke with a witness who by the sound of screeching tires says that she knew something terrible had just happened that that car just went like a bat out hail. >>and i said let me get off the phone something's happening. and i looked in my rearview mirror and there were firemen already men they there within 30 seconds after it happened. i mean right away and they were really taking care of but it was very obvious that he was injured very seriously.
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>>2 suspects have been arrested, but police haven't revealed their names or who the victim is but as soon as we will find out we'll be sure to let you know live in the newsroom monae and kron 4 news. >>thank you starting off the new year with pizza that i want to homeless encampment was able to celebrate in san jose today and thanks to the kindness of a local pastor. kron four's michelle kingston tagged along and has the story. >>pastor scott wagers hands out food, multiple times a week but today it was pizza it was appreciated that was a pizza. >>new year's day pastor buying pizza for the homeless pretty the house is good dozens of people live here in roosevelt park off east santa clara street, each of them grateful for the surprise visit is to get the warm meal playing the rams training superhero uh minus you know anything to go help know feed the homeless in
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the plot. >>you know that's a blessing us does not amend strangest superhero pastor wagers does this multiple times a week is serving those a main road san jose says bristowe is one of the encampments in the city one that is organize people here say they treat each other like taken for of the clause. >>we may see thank you thank you both so much to so the scot. >>bus was carrying 2 so thank you very much happen simple act of kindness on the first day of the new year. >>pastor dewayne his other people join in on feeding the of new york we do little things like today, but ultimately do what you can, but but think about the big picture we need to solve this homeless crisis me to get people. >>wonderland into tiny homes into building see this is just one of many homeless encampments in this city course very are of thankful for the kindness of strangers.
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>>in san jose, michelle kingston kron 4 news. a live look outside on this new year's day 2020 we've been playing peek-a-boo with golden gate bridge tonight, but there it is a jumping out plain sight right now it was a really find an earlier chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here with a look at the forecast, yeah, looking good we had the sunshine, the clouds rolling through today kind of gloomy. >>along the immediate coastline are seeing some that fog moving again, here's a live shot for you right now i see some fog moving in along the coastline and up above some mid to high level clouds kind a gorgeous shot. >>for your first sunset of 2020 and no rain just yet but that may change in the next few days high pressure overhead. but you see all those clouds rolling over the top of that ridge and that's what we have throughout the day today that kept temperatures cool, especially that fog along the coastline. right now we've got a cool 55 degrees in san francisco, 56 in oakland. it is 55 degrees in san jose 54 live more 55 in concord and 56 degrees in santa rosa. watch out for the big time waves moving in along
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the coastline, a high surf advisory in effect until 9 o'clock in the morning on thursday, some of these waves over 20 feet, so certainly a that's a major concern stay off the rocks and the sticker waves and come up and take away when the that large and it will take time for those waves to subside so try and stay away from the rocks or the next 24 hours. and the temperatures around the bay area tomorrow. i think we're looking good. i think we'll more sunshine tomorrow numbers going to warm up just a little bit on some mid 60's in a place like santa rosa about 65 in livermore 64 in concord inside the bay should be very nice to plenty of 60's along the coastline, still a little bit cooled number generally in the 50's but then things begin to change show by friday we start to see a few more clouds begin to move in our skies late in the day and then late friday night and into saturday morning. another chance of some rain lawrence in national news tonight. president trump's foreign policy agenda is getting crowded. >>this with a new threat from north korea and uncertainty
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over protests at the us embassy in baghdad but has not romero reports, the president says that he is wrapping up tense trade negotiations with china. >>as we clean up the confetti ushering in the new year president trump ushers in a new trade deal with china. >>we're very excited about trade. china deal will be signed probably a january 15th, we t put out a notice today. getting to be with president xi. >>that trip in the midst of ongoing anti government protests in hong meanwhile a spokesperson for the protesters outside the us embassy in iraq tell cnn they've asked everyone to withdraw wednesday, us special representative for iran, brian hook so that comes after strong leadership from the trump administration secretary pompeo is in pretty regular touch with with the iraqi leadership, we're pleased that the iraqi
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>>services have come in and done what is necessary and and so our diplomats are safe and so is our embassy, another international place of tension north korea where leader kim jong on us as promises made at this summit last year are being kept and he's now threatening new strategic weapons made those commitments to president trump in exchange for president trump agreeing. >>and not to conduct large-scale military exercises we've lived up to our cmitments. we continue to hold out hope to live up to his as well back at home the pending senate impeachment trial also looms over president trump and lawmakers in washington, i'm merrill reporting. >>coming up a bay area couple welcomes the first baby born this decade in san francisco we're going to make them plus it's a new year and that means new laws, the changes you can expect to see this year. and
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>>the new year means new laws are taking effect across the
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country and they deal with things ranging from marijuana to minimum wage nick valencia detail, some of the changes. >>it's 2020 and with all the excitement about the new year. you may want to make sure you're staying within the lanes of the law, here's what you need to know about the new laws in this new year. starting today, the minimum wage is going up in 21 states according to the national employment law project in 17 of the 47 jurisdictions where wages are going up. the new rate will reach or exceed $15 per hour. but it's not good news for every minimum wage earner, the federal minimum wage remains a $7.25 for non tip for you. >>big news in the midwest pot smokers can rejoice beginning january first anyone 21 and older can buy and possess recreational marijuana in illinois under the new law residents can possess up to 30
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grams of marijuana and 5 grams of concentrate and no more than 500 milligrams of thc in cannabis infused products, the new law also pardons individuals with nonviolent convictions for amounts of marijuana up to 30 grams in new york, no more cash bail. the state becomes the latest and the money bail system for nearly all misdemeanor and nonviolent felony cases, the new law could free thousands of incarcerated people from pretrial detentions hundreds of other laws will also take effect today, including in oregon, which is now implementing a statewide ban on single use plastic bags at grocery stores and florida. we like to text and drive don't unless you want to $30 ticket for not moving violations or a $60 ticket if you're texting and driving and some might say it's a sign of the times the state of texas will now require local school districts to stop bleeding control kits the kits will be equipped with turn tickets chest seals and compression bandages both students and teachers will be trained in how to use that.
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>>2019 social movements, they also inspired changes in law for example, the me too movement that had more people coming forward with stories of abuse and in response. some states are relaxing deadlines to bring lawsuits against the people accused. >>let's step outside see all things are shaping up as we look into the first day and night of 2020 that area was covered with fireworks, a just about 6 hours ago. >>and they moved in and get it all cleaned up no time at all that is amazing thousands upon thousands of people down there last night enjoying a the end of 2019 the 2020 and here we go starting with some patchy fog out there tonight and never going to see a little bit more that looking toward simple usually when you get a low cloud deck like that the read about some delays but here's the good news. no delays at sfo on this first day of 2020 no delays in oakland or san jose either is we've got a couple clouds out there the temperatures today a little cool in the san francisco after their little fog so slightly below the average just above the average
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in oakland today, 59 the high in san jose 60 degrees. and then running above the average in the live more 61 the hot spot that was conquered at 66 degrees 11 degrees above the average is 64. in santa rosa that we did have plenty of clouds moving across the skies today and you have that patchy fog just hugging the coastline making for some gloomy conditions out toward the beaches and the clouds moving up above that kept the temperatures from getting all that warmer see that tonight now as high pressure builds in tonight going to start to see more of a northerly wind and that normally would should begin to clear out some of your skies is that ridge strengthen so to be cool night out there's going to be chilly in spots, inland 54 degrees right now in fremont and hayward 55 in san mateo 55 also in san francisco, 50 now. in fairfield and 56 degrees in santa rosa. overnight tonight you can see some partly cloudy skies to begin with that some clearing later on and then that means temperatures going to drop off a bit possible rhinos in the 30's and 40's tomorrow should be mostly sunny. it's going to cool on
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the coastline of a mile inside the bay and the valleys and then we start to talk about the chance of some rain as we get the weekend but right now this ridge of high pressure been holding most the energy from the storm systems to the north but had some those clouds drop over the top that ridge today, this ridge will strengthen tomorrow a little bit and that means that will send most those clouds to the north maybe just a few high clouds moving up above otherwise, mild temperatures away from the coastline and mainly in the 60's all right overnight tonight you see the northerly winds start to kick in there and that helped to clear out your skies into tomorrow morning going to plans tomorrow looks like a very nice day around the bay area lot of sunshine all day long which the couple passing high clouds and the temperatures up to be pretty nice sear in the mid 60's in some warmer spots in limon the livermore and all 7 rows about 64 and concord 61 degrees in oakland about 62 degrees in san jose. and then some 50's back along the coastline looking out to 2020 here, we've got a few more clouds coming our way on friday, especially in the afternoon with a chance of rain early on saturday. thank you for getting a glimpse of white space x missions could look like space x ceo elon musk has
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tweeted this simulation video you see here it shows a future manned mission by his company which has been. >>launching space crashed without crews so far the simulation shows astronauts arriving to the launch pad in a vehicle that looks a lot like a tesla the company also created by mosque. the video then goes on to show the launch and the docking with the international space station. >>up tonight at 6.45 you might have seen this face mask at a local drugstore now one mother is warning people not to buy this. she says badly burned her daughter's face. >>also at the new year comes new prices how much more you'll have to pay to ride bart in 2020. trump: obamacare is a complete
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and total disaster. let obamacare implode. nurse: these wild attacks on healthcare hurt the patients i care for. i've been a nurse in new york for thirty years. i know the difference leadership can make because i saw what mike bloomberg did as mayor. vo: mayor bloomberg helped lower the number of uninsured by 40%, covering 700,000 more new yorkers, life expectancy increased. he helped expand health coverage to 200,000 more kids and upgraded pediatric care--- infant mortality rates dropped to record lows. and as mayor, mike bloomberg always championed reproductive health for women. so when you hear mike bloomberg on health care... mrb: this is america. we can certainly afford to make sure that everybody that needs to see a doctor can see a doctor, everybody that needs medicines to stay healthy can get those medicines. nurse: you should know, he did it as mayor, he'll get it done as president. mrb: i'm mike bloomberg
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>>for your money 2020 is here and new prices at bart kron four's kristin trucks planes how much more your daily commute is going to cost. >>new year means new prices at heart starting today riders are going to have to pay more every time the scan their card. it's a 5.4% inflation rate increase the price difference is depend on where you're going for a short trip like downtown berkeley to 19th street in oakland it will be $0.10 more per ride but a longer trip like antioch to montgomery will go up around $0.40. this is all a part of a program approved by the bart board back in 2003 and the renewed again in 2013. officials say the inflation price increase program raises fares 0.5% less than areas inflation rate every 2 years.
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they say it's important so the company can keep up to date with maintenance and safety, especially during the bay area's current homeless crisis. i guess i not. >>overly appalled by the price change just because it is the easier option and so many people use it by that definitely isn't great either. so i think i'll probably still wind up taking part over just having to deal with traffic and gas and all that stuff getting into the city having to go longer distance i didn't see any improvements are really are taken away c. >>see where the money's going. >>the paper tickets will continue to have a $0.50 surcharge per trip part is encouraging everyone to buy clipper card instead. you can expect these rate increases to happen yet again in 2022, 2024 2026. if you'd like to know how much more your part right is going to be there's actually an online calculator reports web site and we put a link to that online as well you can find it at kron 4 dot com reporting in lafayette, christina teatro kron 4 news.
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>>and taking a look at gas prices in the new year the smartphone app gasbuddy predicting that the national average will be $0.2 lower than last year about 2.60 a gallon that will not be true all year gas prices tend to go up one refineries switch to summer blends gas buddy predicts that prices will be lowest. in february and peak in may. >>a little boy's curiosity and with his family's lawn being set on fire will hear from his parents that's plus after leading the nba for 3 decades, former commissioner david stern passes away at the age of 77. we look back at his life and legacy. and next up 6.30 san francisco welcomes the first baby born in 2020 we meet the proud parents after the break. >>and it may be dry here but there's already a lot of snow in the high country going to your
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>>for a lot of people the new year means new additions and for one san francisco family january first 2020 but a beautiful baby boy into their world cute little guy kron four's bellow caught up with a family whose baby was the first to be born in san francisco in 2020. >>teams from boyd. >>handsome cool calm and collected in a hospital room overlooking the city of san francisco little charlie shackleton takes in his first few moments of quietly contemplating the though sleeping soundly now the 7 pound 9 ounce baby boy did give mom and dad. a new year's holiday to remember. >>definitely ran the show yesterday and he decided what was happening when is coming
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how is coming he was one of his i did to be the first baby born in san francisco, i think it's pretty cool to have a birthday on new year's day, certain they can never take away from you. >>this is yours forever. the first baby in san francisco of the new decade after nearly 20 hours of labor george charles shackleton charlie for short arrived at 12 43am at sutter's cpm see of an s campus hospital we were pretty surprised just because it didn't seem like there is a scenario where he was weren't anywhere near midnight know toward the end it dawned on us really wow what time is my goodness. >>new decade and with all the talk and excitement for the years ahead. mom dad and grandpa would e are hopeful for the impacts will charlie will make on the world around him. >>and he's got a mommy and daddy that are dedicated to making the world a better place and i hope you followed in their footsteps. >>and he was a pretty cool
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customer for the media by noon today is centers of an s campus had already brought 6 more babies into the world, they were expecting to have at least a dozen by the days and in the newsroom. noel bellow kron 4 news. >>that's a lot of babies all right, let's check in now on with our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow and you know, we have ski report time yet guys you get those in new skis for christmas time to put them to good use lot of snow up there on the slopes in a if you want to head up looking good. the got 52 inches on the ground there kirkwood 4 inches in the last week here packed powder love those trails are open in the air looking good in homewood to they've got 73 inches on the called a powder up there right now 67 trails are currently open heavily also 52 inches on the ground packed powder as well 92 trails and there's another storm coming this weekend in fact you might want to check in with weather report here kron four's we're tracking a


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