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. today two of new york's finest was shot and killed with no warning, no provocation. they were quite simply sas nated. >> two new york city police officers killed as they were ambushed as they sat inside their patrol car in brooklyn. why dozens of nypd officers turned their backs on new york mayor bill de blasio. >> a little bit of drizzle staerth off your sunday morning. here a live look at the toll plaza i'll be highlighting next week's forecast comi. good morning. thanks for joining us on kron four news this weekend on the
21st, the first day of winter. i'm marty gonzalez. here is what the weather will look like. here is erica kato. >> we aren't dealing with storms in the bay for the first day of winter. although it looks like we're maintaining mostly dry conditions, if you're heading out right now you'll notice wet pavement and drizzle. i needed to use my windshield wipers this morning. here is the wider view of satellite and radar. we're starting to dry things out in the bay area. we have rain to the north and to our east, so still dealing with the showers if you're heading up to seataira nevada. visibility a factor right now. we have low clouds forming not only along the coast but for the north bay as well. the visibility is at hadmiles, only seeing a mile and a half through half moon bay. visibility in hayward down to two miles. this fog will be a pattern for the next couple of mornings. good news is temperatures running 10-15 degrees above normal for this time of the hour and it looks like we'll see cloudy conditions with a few
breaks of sunshine as we head into the afternoon. sunny and warmer conditions on tap as we head into tomorrow and it looks like we'll maintain dry weather as we need the christmas holiday with high pressure building over the eastern pacific. the full details on what to sxekd at 7:15. -- expect at 7:15. the new york police department is mourning the death of two of its own officers. two officers were killed saturday by a lone gunman. andy rose reports the gunman then took his own life. >> these officers were shot execution style, particularly despicable act. >>reporter: two new york police officers are dead following an ambush saturday afternoon. william braden says wenjin liu and raphael ramos were shot while they sat in their patrol car in brooklyn, both sustained gunshot wounds to the head. >> officer lie and officer ramos never had the opportunity to
draw their weapons. they may have never seen the assailment. ismaaiyl brinsley's body was found in a nearby subway station. he died of a self inflicted gunshot wounds. they're shocked and outraged by the violence. >> they can't happen. if you're mad at somebody, be mad at the person you're mad at. we have two families missing somebody for the holidays. i don't condone this and i'm not with it. >>reporter: investigators say they're looking for a motive but that brinsley's social media post indicated bias against law enforcement. the fallen officers were not engaged with the shooter in any way before they were attacked. i'm andy rose reporting. dozens of new york city police officers turned their backs on new york city mayor bill de blasio. it happened as he was headed to a press conference about the two officers that were killed in brooklyn saturday afternoon. that is when numerous nypd officers gathered awaiting word on the conditions of officer
raphael ramos and wenjin liu. that is where they were taken after the ambush. mayor de blasio faced criticism after a grand jury decided not indict a white officer in the death of eric garner. many people say he failed to support the police department in the after math of that decision. some people blame city leaders for the events leading up to saturday's deadly shooting. >> there is blood on many hands. those that insited violence on the street under guides of protest that tried to tear down what new york city police officers did every day. we tried to warn it must not go on. it cannot be tolerated. that is blood on their hands, on the steps of city hall, in the office of the mayor. >>reporter: crowds gathered at the hospital saluting the ambulances escorting the two fallen nypd officers. fellow officers and new york
residents showing their compassion as the ambulance drove away. this somber tribute was hours after the officers were killed in brooklyn. happening today in san francisco, a pro investigational to mark the nine-month -- processional to mark the nine-month death of alex nieto. they shot him back in march. police sthachl officers opened fire after nieto fired a taser gun at police. he was a student at city college of san francisco and worked as a security guard. he was also a community activist and had plans and dreams of becoming a probation officer. well, as we mentioned it is the first day of winter. it may feel like a winter has been around for a month or so but today is the first day that the winter season officially starts. it will be the shortest and darkest day of the year today. hundreds of people are marking it in grand style. thousands rather. they're heading to stone heng in england. in the bay area tonight, many people will mark the winter
solstice with a night hike. they will meet at the rob hill campground in san francisco. today another very busy place, travellers trying to get out of town for the holidays, make it crowded, bay area airports. jacqueline bennett live at sfo this morning with the latest. how is it looking out there? >>reporter: well, it is very festive out here is how it looks. fefb the sfo -- they have the sfo international airport lit up in the holiday colors and they are expecting to see that holiday travel start to ramp up, actually, it started on friday and will culminate on tuesday when they expect to see the business yesterdayest travel day -- buzz yesterdayst travel day -- busiest travel day of the season. there are ground glachls because of weather. they expect to see delays somewhere in the 30 to 45-minute range which isn't unusual this time of year but expect to see
about 66,000 people leaving the airport today, another 6 65,000 coming into the airport, so a total of about 120,000 which is a little above normal but the busy days will start tomorrow and tuesday, tuesday they expect to see well over 150,000 people travelling in and out of the airport. the good news is so far we haven't seen any weather delays around the country that will cause any travel issues. but you know, this is something we do every year. we talk about it. when you're travelling this time of the year, you should expect to see delays, check with your carrier. the other thing is, so many people are travelling with gifts. do not wrap those gifts. we talk about it every year. you go through security which is much tighter than it used to be and those presents wrapped, well, they go through the check point and have to be unwrapped. so if you have the presents you're bringing to uncle sam's house across the country, don't wrap them, leave them out, wrap them on the other side.
so far so good. it is busy out there. i'll go and talk to the people about the travel plans for the holiday season. it is starting to ramp up out here. marty? >> all right. that is jackie reporting from a festive looking sfo this morning. coming up on kron four this weekend. police in vallejo are looking for a killer on a run after a victim was shot to death in a neighborhood park. north korea responding to allegations that that country had a role in the cyber attack against sony pictures. what they're suggesting might surprise you. let's take a live look outside at the condition of the san mateo bridge. we can see the drizzle there and the headlights on, windshield wipers going as well. we'll be right back.
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saturday morning. >> officers with k-9's canvassed the area. >> you wouldn't expect that here. >> on saturday, a man lay dead in hons park with multiple gunshot wounds, a victim, a white or hispanic man in his 20's was found on the trail. a number of neighbors heard the gunshots and called authorities. >> there was no suspects seen leaving the area. >>reporter: attack took place in the morning. for hours, the police had the park closed off as officers searched for clues. >> they were cops all over, i asked if i could walk through, he said no. >> this is my backyard. it is a quiet area it is surprising something like that would happen here. >> once in awhile you hear of somebody having a car broken into, but a murder? no. houses broken into, probably, that is really about it. >>reporter: police are investigating this as a homicide. meanwhile, people who live in the area believe this may be an isolated incident.
reporting in vallejo, alecia reid, kron four news. >> and still ahead for you on kron four news weekend. why a legal battle might be brewing over the phrase i can't breathe. we'll have that story after the break. let's take this live look outside. you can take a look at the gloomy over cast conditions at the golden gate bridge. we'll have the forecast coming up in just moments.
. welcome back to kron four weekend. today is the first official day of winter we're starting off with driz neal many spots. here is erica kato. >> we're dealing with misty conditions, not actually getting detected on storm tracker four but keep in mind that the roads are still wet. roads are also kicking up a lot of mist as a lot of the cars drive by. you'll notice clouds here at the
golden gate bridge forming along the coast and shoreline. visibility down to just a half mile in the oakland area you're seeing about three miles in hayward and redwood city. now, the low clouds will start to lift through as we head into the afternoon. a lot of cloud cover will stick in today's forecast. we'll only experience a few breaks of sunshine. satellite and radar shows that most of the wet weather, however to our north and to our east. so if you're heading up to tahoe. we're dealing with rain but chains aren't required if you're headed in that direction. after noon highs look like this. plenty of upper 50s, low 60s. vallejo, 53, 60 degrees in oakland. upper 50s for downtown san francisco. we do have a coastal flood advisory in effect until tuesday afternoon. we're talking about a significantly higher tide than normal for the next three mornings. ocean waves over 20 feet expected. also, keep in mind that some areas will be prone to flooding especially the low lying areas. keep that in mind and be
cautious if you're headed to the beaches. look at your seven around the bay forecast. we'll maintain dry weather as pressure builds in. we'll see temperatures climb into the upper 60s as we head into early next week. dry weather sticks around as we head into christmas thursday and it looks like temperatures will right lane start to drop off as we head into next weekend. the extended models showing that we will be wet weather free for at least the next seven days. the strong earthquake hit eastern indonesia a few hours ago. there are no records of injuries or damage just yet. authorities say a tsunami is not like lae. the greatest quake to strike was 10 years ago. it triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries. they're prone to earthquakes due to the location on the pacific ring of fire. that is an arc of volcano and
fault lines in the pacific basin. north korea now speaking out about the cyber attack against sony pictures which led to the studio cancelling the release of the film, the interview. the north korea regime is suggesting an unprecedented solution. april williams has the latest on the hack and the fall out. >>reporter: north korea slammed the united states investigation into the cyber attack against sony pictures. right before the regime suggested the two nations work together to find the hackers called guardians of peace and issued a threat if the u.s. refuses. the news agency reported saturday america's childest investigation result and it's attempt to frame us for the crime shows the hostile tendency toward us. if america refuses our proposal of mutual investigation and continues to link us to the case, they will be met with furious consequences. the fbi has determined north korea is responsible for the attack. their investigation linked malware and techniques used
against sony to previous attacks. the interview is the movie that prompted attack. seth rogan and james franco movie about reporters recruited to kill kim jong-un. >> you two will be alone with him and the cia would love it if you could take him out. >> president obama believes sony made a mistake by cancelling the release. >> we can't have a society in which some dictator can start imposing censorship here in the united states. >> but the sony picture ceo michael lenden hit back saying that his company did not make a mistake. >> we experienced the worst cyber attack in american history and persevered for three and a half week as under enormous stress and enormous difficulty. we have persevered and we have not backed down. >> the studio is currently exploring other options for releasing the film. i'm april williams reporting.
new this morning, the u.s. is considering twhotd put north korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism. president obama says the cyber attack against sony is an example of cyber vandism. in the meantime, the u.s. is asking china with potential responses to the hack. an official with the obama administration says the u.s. and china have shared information about this attack nd in an editorial published in a chinese newspaper, the ruling communist party says any civilized country will oppose hacker attacks or terror threats. they go on to condemn sony saying the vicious mocking of north korea leader kim jong-un in the film, the interview; a result of sense less cultural arrogance. the cyber attack on sony pictures is raising questions about just how prepared the u.s. government is to defend itself against hackers. there were 61,000 hacks and security breaches throughout last year. the network's at the white house
and the state department were targeted recently. cyber incidents involving government agencies are sky rocketing. that number hit more th,000 last year and in january, 2013, hackers hit the army core of engines grabbing sensitive information. people were stealing hard copies of paper work and passing them off when we had spies. today they can do that digitally and take magnitudes more data than in the past. >> in july of 2013, the hackers got into the department of energy and stole the personal data of more than 100,000 people. they also lifted information including birthdays, social security, and bank account numbers, the u.s. government says it has to assume an attack could happen at any time and that organizations need to be pre. attorneys in national news this morning & legal battle could be brewing and it all has to do with the phrase i can't breathe. that saying has become a rallying cry for demonstrators angry over the recent deaths of
african-american men at the hands of police officers. that includes eric garner. an illinois woman filed an application for a trademark on the phrase. garner's mother has threatened legal action of the application if it isn't dropped. >> those are our personal words. that is personal with the family. if we want to coin the phrase, we'll do it because we're his family. we don't want anybody making money. we're not making money off the phrase. we weren't trying to make money off the phrase. >> the woman who filed the application claims that she has been using that phrase for commercial purposes since august. there is no word on whether the application has been approved. still ahead for you on kron 4 news weekend. the niners taking on the chargers go to overtime at levi stadium last night. we'll hear from niner faithful who are sticking by the team even if the playoffs are no longer an option.
. turning to sports this morning, a season marred with several on and off field distractions is wiping down for the 49ers. saturday night the niners hosting the san diego chargers and we caught up with passionate niner fans who are sticking by the coach despite the fact that the playoffs are no longer in occasion. >> as it usually is in levi stadium it was a star studded affair with alex rodriguez in attendance. he and thousands of others wearing niner colors with a great view of frank gores 52-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter to put the niners on top. in fact, he was over 100 rushing yards before the end of the first half. quarterback colin kaepernick also picking up big yards on the ground and in the air connecting with wide receiver bruce ellington for an eight-yard touchdown early in the second quarter, the niners got off to a
21 -0 start giving fans more reason to cheer for head coach jim harbough hoping he returns next season. >> can't make it four straight. that would be too hard. we have to keep harbough. >> i think he is a good coach. he came from stanford. i hope he stays. >> i'm a die hard of 49ers and i'll say it no matter what. >> it bothers me because harbough is a great coach and you know, look what they've done the last couple, 2, 3 years. you know, i don't think people should you know, criticize or be so negative for a bad couple 3 or 4 games. >> i've always liked the 49ers and i hope they continue to grow as a team and we can make the playoffs next year. >> despite taking a 14 point lead, the niners lost the game in overtime. 38-45 was the final. the niners are hosting the bills at 1:25. muhammad ali is in a louisville kentucky hospital with a slight case of nu moana.
that is from his spokesperson. he suffered from parkinson's disease. he was admitted early saturday morning to the hospital. he is being treated by his doctors. the hospital spokesperson says ali's prognosis is good and they're expecting a short hospital stay for the champ. still ahead for you on kron 4 news weekend, we're learning new details about the gunman who ambushed and killed two officers in new york city. why officers are saying that that man was very, very anti-police. we'll have that coming up. first we'll take a look outside.
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the worst along the coastline. north of this camera shot and we have low clouds developing along the east bay shoreline. keep that in mind especially if you're driving through the oakland area. visibility chart shows the worst of the fog again in oakland down to a hall mile there. you're steeg three miles in redwood city right now and the cloud cover will follow us into the afternoon. we'll trade the low clouds for higher clouds. we're anticipating a few breaks of sunshine. satellite and radar shows we're not dealing with rain in the bay area but you may encounter drizzle and the roads are a little wet out. there into the afternoon highs in the most part. livermore is 64,3 in santa rosa vallejo at a high of 64 and 64 in redwood city. i'll talk about the christmas forecast. it looks like we'll see pretty warm temperatures as we head into next week. marty? >> thank you. we have breaking news to tell you about this morning. a police officer has been shot and killed in florida this morning. it happened at about 3:00 a.m..
police were originally called for a noise complaint because the suspect was banging on doors in the neighborhood. when police arrived to the neighborhood, the suspect shot one of the officers. the gunman is now in police custody. we'll continue to follow the story throughout the morning. we're also learning new details about the gunman who ambushed and killed two new york city officers and turned the gun on himself. new york city police commissioner says the suspect, 28-year-old ismaaiyl brinsley, who ambushed and killed and made online posts that were anti-police. brinsley reportedly posted on instagram saturday, quote, i'm putting wings on pigs today. they take one of ours, let's take two of theirs. he also wrote, this may be my final post. he had an image of a silver handgun that you see there. brinsley used the #shootthepolice and rip eric garner. hours before the shooting new york police officials say he
shot and injured his ex-girlfriend in baltimore and made posts on her account. they're investigating that shooting and receiving information that he made threatening comments about police and issued an alert to the nypd. they received at lert about the same time -- alert about the same time as attack. president obama issued a statement while on vacation in hawaii condemning the murder of those new york police officers. the president saying there is no justification for the murders. he went on to say that officers risk their own safety to serve and protect the communities and they deserve the public's respect and gratitude and asking americans to reject violence and harmful words and instead im brace words that skwleel the family of michael brown released a statement through their attorney condemning the shooting of the police officer saying in part, any kind of violence directed toward members of law enforcement cannot be tolerated. michael brown, as you know, was shot and killed by a police
officer in ferguson, missouri, back in august. demonstrators a grabbing at tension of holiday shoppers at the mall of america in bloomington minnesota. organizers of the black lives matter protest say they want to get word out about police brutality. mall management says that the mall is private property and urge the demonstrators to gather at an empty lot nearby instead. demonstrations against police violence are going on across the country ever since michael brown's death in august. an estimated 2,000 people attended saturday's protest. the world still reeling this morning after a bloody attack on innocent school children in pakistan. that massacre happened last week when taliban terrorists killed 11 people, mostly young students. anti-taliban demonstrations have been protesting in the streets of pakistan's capitol to bring attention to the brutal murders. back here in the bay area, a vigil was held in san francisco saturday for all of those lives
lost. kron four jeff pierce has the story. >> in the after math of the tragedy in pakistan where more than 130 children were killed by taliban extremists, pakistani americans gathered in san francisco saturday trying to deal with the horrific event. >> this was just unacceptable. 130 children were just brutally massacred. it is just not something you can turn your eyes away from, your heart away from. >> absolutely devastating. i could not come to terms with how somebody could do something this monstrous. >>reporter: what began as a vigil quickly turned into a forum for the well educated pakistani americans to express their frustrations and hopes for pakistan. >> it is not as easy as sending a bunch of planes and bombing the crap out of them and this is it. it is not worth it for everyone. it is not working.
>>reporter: what we can do, just here with our family members, is know there is an idea. >>reporter: one thing they agreed upon is for their country to begin solving its many problems lies in the place where the tragic events took place. >> we're educated pakistani americans, and you know, who have been taught critical thinking, like this is what happens when you have somebody who thinks critically. we need more of that among the pakistanis in pakistan. >> this tragedy that happened earlier this the week was -- earlier in the week was just horrific. i wanted to create a space for people to reflect on what happened and how they can go and try to make the lives of pakistani children better. how they can go and support education efforts there. >> in san francisco, jeff pierce, kron 4 news.
. tech reporter gabe slate here and i am holding a shapie. this could be the next big thing. a 3-d printed figure reason of yourself. it could be the photo booth of the future. the shapeify booth is a 3-d selfie auto making machine. you step in for a 3-d scan. and then a 3-d model is created, the image is sent to the 3-d printer that prints 3-d figurine. it is light weight but feels durable. it is detailed down to the writing on someone's t-shirt. 2 or 3 people can be scanned at a time so you can get creative with the poses. i stepped in the scanner for the 12 seconds, brought in my
microphone, see if they could republic indicate that. a few minutes later there was the 3-d model on the computer and here is the end result. my mini me. i thought it came out pretty good. they even got the microphone. i was impressed. these shapies star$79 and go up depending how big an figurine you want. they're in talks with shopping malls to house the 3-d photo booths. this is a real thing you will see in public in the real future. anyone can visit the showroom and have a shapie me. it is open to the public. they've been getting a ton of business lately. people making shapies of themselves to use as a holiday gift. speaking of the holidays, check out kron4.com and visit the special holiday section where i have created a high-tech gift guide featuring 50 gadgets. i've picked products off the beaten path. things you won't see in all of the top 10 gadget lists. you know those products, in my guide you'll see fun, uniq
useful devices that make great gifts. >> that shapie looks good. it might be in time for christmas for next year. in case you missed it, you can watch an encore special of our amazing holiday light special tonight at 7:00 p.m.. we'll take you to holiday tree lightings and show you complete neighborhoods decked out and decorated here on kron four tonighseven.
. recap of your top stories. two new york city police officers are dead following an ambush saturday afternoon. police commissioner william braden says they were shot execution style as they sat in their squad in brooklyn. brinsley shot the officers in retaliation for the police choke-hold death of eric garner in new york earlier this year. new this morning, the u.s. is considering whether to put
north korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism following the cyber attack on sony pictures entertainment. president obama says attack is an example of cyber vandalism. the u.s. is asking china for help with potential responses to the attack. an official with the obama administration says the u.s. and china have shared information about the attack previously. police in vallejo are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting. it happened saturday morning in hans park. residents are surprised by the murder and believe it is an isolated incident. other big story around the bay area this morning is the weather and that is starting off -- starting with a gloomy start for the first day of winter. here to tell us is erica kato. >>reporter: good sunday morning. a lot of folks heading out to drizzle and low clouds, thick fog here at the golden gate bridge. good news is, temperatures running between 10 and
15 degrees warmer than where we should be so it is a mild morning in that regard. temperatures through the most part in the mid-50's. by lunch time, some of the low clouds will start to lift but we're talking about higher clouds staying with us throughout the day. so sun breaks are expected in the forecast and temperatures for the most part in the 60s. satellite and radar says we're dry for the most part in the bay area although we're dealing with mist right now. that is in the process of tapering off. any active weather is situated to the north and east. we've seen pretty impressive rain fall totals in the month of december. we remember how dry we were last year and the bigger story, the cold temperatures, we were dealing with the cold snap with temperatures in the teen and in the 20's. take a look at rain we've seen for the past month, over 14 inches for santa rosea. 11 and a half inches for downtown san francisco. that is well above average. it is actually one of the wettest december's on record.
we received 100 % of normal in san francisco area. we won't see too much rain as we wrap up the month. high pressure back in place over the eastern pacific so with that said, we'll maintain lots of sunshine, warmer temperatures, and i think we'll hold on to at least mild weather. no rain into the forecast. >> thank you ericka. with the proposed normal observation with the relations between the u.s. and cubea. some businesses and citizens stand to gain more than ozes. rosa -- others. rosa flores shows how the u.s. can gain. >>reporter: everybody loves cuba's independent contractor renting for about 10 u.s. dollars a day. he is not allowed to drive tourists most of the time it is donating services to the states
which means driving less fortunate cubans for free. on a good day he takes home about 10 u.s. dollars in profit. he hopes that if americans sudden playflock to havana, more will be able to drive tour yitszs who -- tourists who pay more to get around. that will be important for him to get more to make a living. >> [ speaking in foreign language ] . >>reporter: he is not the only person here expecting to see the american dream come into focus. >> [ speaking in foreign language ] . >>reporter: americans tend to appreciate finer art at higher prices. others set to reap the benefits? construction companies giving havana's battered businesses much needed face lifts and hotels and restaurants take care of extra visitors. not everybody wins if americans start flooding plazas like this one who is to lose? possibly tourists from canada and europe who have been
visiting cuba freely for a very long. >> maybe the price go up and more tourists come in, more service and business come in. >> we don't want to see too many starbucks and mcdonalds on the corner. we would like it to be as . >> it is a historic time in havana. while there are sure to be winners and losers if the u.s. embargo is lifted, he hopes the road leads cuba to a better tomorrow. in the meantime, back in the bay area, the long discussed design for the golden gate suicide barrier has been approved. the board agreed to the design for the 20-foot nets. they will be added to the bridge to prevent dozens of suicides every year. the plans for the barrier have been in the works for decades. it is expected to cost a $75 million. these nets will be made of stainless steel and will take
three years to install them. 46 people took their own lives last year on the golden gate bridge. in the north bay, a pilot walks away from a small plane crash at the san rafael airport saturday afternoon. officials say the plane flipped over but the pilot was able to get out uninjured. no one was inside the plane when it crashed. unemployment rates around the bay area continue to tropical. san mateo counties have the lowest rates in the region. morin is at 3.9%. san mateo at 4.1%. this is down from 5% compared to this time last year. serrano county has the highest unemployment rate at four and a half % but that is the lowest it has been since 2007. the edd says last year solano's county unemployment rate was nearly 8%. much more ahead on kron 4 news weekend. first we want to take you outside for the live look. this is a look at conditions on the san mateo bridge. you can see the over cast,
. so what do a wild chase, naughty bear and epic carolling all have in common? they're all part stacy cohen's take a look at this report. >>reporter: take a look at this. a man set his own house on fire, went to a convenience store and rammed his truck right through the front of the store. surveillance cameras caught it from several angels but it wasn't done yet. he then led police on a high speed chase. they caught up to him in the next county. take a look at this bear who might be on the naughty list. he checks out this stuffed santa and knock as him to the ground. california photographer robert martinez set-up the toy santa and camera just to see how wild animals would react. >> you may have had christmas
carollers perform on your lawn but they probably didn't bring a 20-piece brass band. family in new jersey got a holiday surprise on tuesday. a group called improve everywhere surprised five families with the mom acting as an accomplice. for take a look at this, i'm stacy cohan. al and still ahead on the kron 4 news weekend. christmas just around the corner. the san francisco symphony performing a holiday favorite this week. we'll hear from the artistic administrator coming up in just minutes. we'll find out what political analyst michael yanke has to say about the relations between cuba and the u.s. and the surprise proposal from north korea on the hacking from sony.
it is the season for holiday travels. as you are flying the next couple of days, i will tell you what you should expect. >> shot and killed, with no warning. they were quite simply assassinated. >> two new york city police officers killed after they were ambushed as they were sat inside their patrol car in brooklyn. >> it is a foggy start to your sunday morning. a live look at your bay bridge toll plaza. i will talk about any rain coming up. this is the bay area's news station, kron 4 news starts now.
>> good morning thanks for joining us. i am marty gonzalez, it is december 21st. it is the first day of winter. >> good morning. for the most part it is going to be the first day of mainly dry conditions. we are starting off with fog and drizzles. here is a live look into the golden gate bridge. before we get there, heading out, we have some dense fog. visibility have dropped down to a mile and a half in half-moon bay. sunny and warmer conditions as we start off the next week. with high pressure building over the eastern pacific, we'll maintain dry as we head over the christmas holiday. we'll have some changes in the temperatures to talk about. new york new york city is mourning the left of two police officers.
>> andy rose reports then the gunman took his own life. >> these officers were shot execution style. >> two police officers are dead following an ambush saturday afternoon. officer, wenjin liu and ramos were shot. >> both officers never had the opportunity to draw their weapons. they may never had seen murder. >> brinsley died of a self inflicted gunshot wound. brooklyn residents are shocked e . d. >> we have two families that's missing somebody for the holidays. i don't condone this.
>> investigators are looking for a motive. brinsley's social media posts indicated bias against law enforcement. i am andy rose, reporting. >> police officers turning their back on city m bilagio. and after they were taken after the ambush, the mayor has been facing criticism since the grand jury not to indict the white officer in the death of eric garner. . some are blaming city leaders for the events leading up to saturday's deadly shooting. >> there is blood on many hands. those that incited
violence on the streets, tried to tear down what new york police officers did every day. >> we try to warn, it must not go on. i cannot be tolerated. >> that's blood on the hands start on this steps of city hall in the office of the mayor. >> crowds gathered at the hospital as a whole looting and escorting the two fallen police officers. many showed compassion as the ambulance drove away. the tribute were hours after the officers were killed in brooklyn. new this morning, a police officer has been shot and killed in florida. it happened about 3 a.m., police were originally called for a noise complaint because the suspect was banging on people's doors in the neighborhood. when police arrived, the suspect shot one of the officers. now, the shooter is in custody.
happening today in san francisco, a per session to mark the nine month anniversary of the death of -- police say officers opened fire at ninieto pointed and fired a taser gun at the police he's also a community activist who has dreams of becoming a probational office. r. >> it is a first day of winter. it feels like winter has been around for about a month or so. it will be the shortest and darkest day of the year. thousands of people are mash ching in grand style. until the bay area, many will be marking the soltice, hikers will be meeting at the rob hill campground in san francisco.
another busy place today. travelers are trying to get out of town for the holidays, making it crowded. jackie is live this morning at sfo with more. jackie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, yeah, the holiday season, what does it mean? they are ramping up here at sfo. it was all lit up in christmas colors earlier this morning. they are starting to get ready to see thousands of people coming in and out of sfo over the next couple of days as they get ready for that holiday travel. here is some videos from earlier this morning inside the national terminals. it did not look too bad today. they expect to see some where between 30 and 40 minutes delay which is not unusual this
time of the year. on a normal day like today, they expect about 120, 000 people coming in and out of sfo. tomorrow, they expect about 140, 000 and on tuesday is the busiest day of the christmas holiday travel season upwards of 150, 000 people coming in and out of sfo so about a 30, 000 more people traveling. let's face it. this time of the year there are a lot of families and weather issues across the country and people could get frustrated. the thing you can do is patience. i had a chance to talk to one traveler and she has the right attitude. >> i expect a lot of family reunions and, happy, and wonderful experiences.
>> you don't find mind the holiday travels at all? >> not in the least. >> >> reporter: see that's the way you got to do it. pack your patience. i know it is an over use expression. this time of the year it is a great way to go about it. marty, we say it every year , i am going to say it one more time. don't wrap those presents, if you wrap it and try to go through security, they're going to make you unwrap it. look at this, hawaii airline getting on the plane to hawaii sounds like a great deal today. so far so good here at sfo. >> jackie, one thing before we let you go. how long will delays be at sfo today, what are they predicting? >> reporter: well, they're saying ground delays will be in effect all morning probably until midnight tonight, that's all dependant ton weather.
basically cut landing and departures in half. they're saying right now at least it looks like it is going to be all day long. the best thing you can do is call ahead and go online and check ahead. and, you know, just be patience and understand that it may not be here at sfo. it maybe places around the country, they're going to cause your place s delayed or another. still ahead for you on kron 4 news, americans take to the street of san francisco, we'll explain what th protesting for. >> also, we'll talk about the u.s. relationship with cuba and the latest development of the latest sony hack. we'll be right back.
815 is the time right now on kron 4 news weekend. most locations in the upper 50s and san francisco actually at 60 degrees right now. these numbers are running between 10 and 15 degrees warmer. really where we should be this time of the year. you will notice it is cloudy out there, we have low clouds along the coastline and visibilities are bad in oakland. you are not seeing much at all. visibility at a half mile. so drive cautiously, the low clouds will get replaced by high clouds as we head into the afternoon. any active weather to the north and east, high pressure starts to go over the eastern pacific. dry weather and a lot of sunshine and warmer temperatures as we head to next week. today is the first official day of winter, it is the transition day between the stormy
condition that we saw last week. afternoon highs today for the most part in the 60s. antioch 61. santa rosa topping out at 6 3. we'll see temperatures a degree warmer in to sunnyvale. we are concerned of a flooding tuesday afternoon. ocean waves over 20 feet expected and it looks like some areas are definitely prone to flooding. certainly be aware of that t. here is your 70 around the bay forecast. warmer temperatures. we'll see more sunshine. it looks like those are going to be busy as we head into the christmas holiday. we'll maintain dry conditions and see olt of sunshine. a lot of sunshine. >> the white house is busy on two front, mobilizing with cuba and dealing with the
hacking of sony. michael, let's start with north korea. they have agreed to invite the u.s. into investigation, how is this happening? >> the north korea internet runs through china. >> i think another reason behind that. north katrina has limited suck in doing this. it has a level of d ability. how much were you involved in this. the way this was carried out . it was sophisticated. what's interesting about this it everyone you hear all the talk talk about the effects on sony . this is really plain, old
fashion corporate blackmail playing out. this is a decision bison any on business principles whether or not the movie was going to show or not. this was about how many more of those e-mails coming ut. out. this is more publicity, the intr view could ever dream of gotten. >> sony is realizing, if they were to release online, it would go viral and making a lot more money. one of the interesting thing that came about from this instance is sony implied at one point consulting the obama administration about this. president obama says hey, i would have said don't give in and release the movie anyway. >> so you have a very interesting situation here and we'll have to see how it develops. certainly nothing out of the ordinary in terms of
blackmailing being use in this kind of way. >> why do you think the president injecting himself to this? >> i think he had to do it because north korea is injecting themselves in a public dispute. america could not let it go down that the idea of a state's sponsor act. we would stand up for these principles and figure out some way to do it. >> uh-huh. >> certainly, talking about it right now. >> let's turn our attention to the big story of the week and that's normalization between the u.s. and cuba. >> right. >> the 50 years freeze is beginning to thaw. >> this is interesting and this is another example of when you are a president in your last quarter, what can you focus on? you can do foreign policy. he may not get the trade embargo lifted through this congress but he can start
the progress of normalizing relations. >> if you are a cuban ballplayer -- >> what impact is this going to have with russia? >> not much at all. the idea of cuban being a proxy is pretty much gone. it is becoming less and less of a reality. here, i think it gives us a situation where cuba, the last year of the castro's regime, you have a whole new set of people, you can see that both in miami and in cuba that these are the two populations, the younger wave of cubans are going to change the way the relationship be cuba and america.
>> in the time we have left, normalizing with a country that has poor record. >> we have that with a lot of countries right now. this is nothing out of the ordinary. the cuba situation is one that's been sticking out like a sore thumb. i am glad the president did it sooner. >> jeff bush making noise of entering. >> the noise that he made. facebook got drown out by this noise. and his in state challenger, mark rubio got a platform on which to say something about it and going on and on about the president. >> michael, thank you, happy holidays to you. >> happy holidays to you, too. >> we'll be right back. wñ
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on saturday night the niners hosted for chargers. the fans sticking by their team and the head coach, despite the fact that the playoffs are no longer part of the equation. here with alex rodriguez in attendance. he's like thousands of others wg niners' colors. putting the niners on top, in fact, gore was over 100 rushing yards. collin kaepernick picking big yards on the ground and in the air connecting with wide receiver, bruce ellington early until the second quarter. the niners got off to a 21-0 start. giving fans more reason to cheer for head coach jim harbaugh hoping that he will return next season. >> i think he's a good coach, he came from stanford. i hope he stays.
>> i am a die hard of 49ers and i am going to stay no matter what. >> it bothers me because harbaugh is a great coach. look at what they've done the last two or three years. i don't think people should criticize or be so negative for a bad couple three or four games. >> i always like the 49ers and hopefully they'll continue to grow and make the playoff next year. >> despite taking a 14 point lead, the 49ers lost the game in overtime. the final was 38-35 to the chargers. still ahead for you on kron 4 news, have the latest of homicide going on in vallejo, looks like conditions are starting to clear up just a little bit. erica has the forecast coming up
good morning welcome back to kron 4 news weekend. let's take a look at our forecast for the first day of winter. >> good morning marty. fog certainly is a factor with visibility getting worst along the coast. half-moon bay drops down to half a mile and same for oakland. keep this in mind, look like we'll be trading off low clouds for higher clouds later on today. sunny weather as we head into tomorrow. we are moving in the direction of during the course of the trial weather as we head into the christmas holiday. we'll get a little breezy as we get into christmas day.
a fuel look at your extended forecast coming up in 15 minutes. thank you, we are learning new details about the gunman who ambushed and killed two officers and then turned the gun on himself. police commissioner says the suspect, 28-year-old is mail brinsley made is mail brinsley posted on instagram. he also wrote, quote, this maybe my final post and he has an image of a silver handgun that you see there. he also used the hash tag, "shoot the police, rest in peace, eric garner".
>> mr. obama asks americans to reject violence in harmful words instead, embrace words that heals. michael brown's family released a statement of condemning the shooting of the two officers. michael brown as you know was shot and killed by a police officer in ferguson missouri back in august. well, the world is still reeling on the bloody attack in afghanistan as that massacre happened last week. most of them were young students of 120. >> meantime, in the bay area, the vigils was heal san francisco on saturday where all the lives were loss. >> kron 4 news has that story.
>> in the after math of the tragedy of afghanistan more than 120 children were killed. people coming gathered trying to deal with this. >> 120 children were brutally massacred. >> it is absolutely devastating. i could not come to terms like how somebody could do something like this. >> these pakistan people express their hopes for afghanistan. >> it is not worth for anyone, it is not working for us. >> what we can do, we have
family members and -- [indiscernible audio ] >> these passionate pakistan americans agree upon is for their country settling with many problems of the tragic event that took place. >> we are educated americans, we have been taught with critical thinking. we need more of that. >> the tragedy happened early in the week, it was horrific, i want to create a space for people to reflect on what happened and how they can go and make the lives of pakistan children better. how they can go and support education efforts there. >> in san francisco, jeff pierce, kron 4 news. police in vallejo are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting that happened on
saturday morning in hahn park. the vick was a white or latino man in his 20s. residents in the area say they are surprised by the murder. police are looking for a man they tried to kidnap a woman. they released the sketch of the suspect. she got in the car and that's when the man put a knife to her in the backseat of her car. the suspect told her to start her car but she was able to escape. the only description of that suspect is that he's a white m his #20rs and wear ing wearing -- 56-year-old marco bron steen
is facing four counts of vehicular. she swerved around cars that were stopped at the red light and clouding into a group of pedestrians in the crosswalk. she kept on driving before colliding head on with another car. a mother and her 6-year-old son and two people who were aged 81 and 87-year-olds were killed. brons will be facing about 40 years in prison. the long discuss design for the golden gate bridge suicide barrier will be approved. they'll be added to the bridge to improve dozens -- it will take about three years to install. last year, 46 people took their lives on the golden gate bridge. still ahead on kron 4 news,
a pilot walks away from a small plane crash, it happened on saturday afternoon. officials say the plane flipped over but the pilot able to get out uninjured. marin county has the lowest rate in the region. san mateo is at 4. 1%. both of those are down from about 5% compares to last year. solano county has the highest unemployment rate right now at 6. 5%.
keep in mind, that's the lowest it has been in solano county since 2007. last year solano's unemployments nearly 8%. we'll talk about the holiday program coming up at the san francisco symphony. we'll have it when we come back. first, let's take a live look outside of our studios. we are enjoying it. we'll be right bag.
the time now is 8:44. boy, it is cloudy out there. we do have some dense fog headed to the bay. but, at least temperatures are g on the mild side. upper 50s and lows 60s to start your sunday morning. temperatures between 10 or 15 ds warmer of where we should be this time of the year. we are looking in the direction
of dry weather with high pressure building into the eastern pacific. that's knott going to be the case in the afternoon for drizzles and mists. we did impressive rainfalls over the past month. let's take a look at december, almost, 9 inches for the oakland area. this is the wettest december in record. 170% up in santa rosa. i don't think too much more as we'll accumulate as we wrap up the month of 2014. here is a look at your highs today, a lot of 60s developing in the area. livermore has a high of 64 degrees. your extended forecast shows dry
weather in the bay area. expect breezy or dry weather as we head into the christmas holiday. marty. >> all right, touch. thank you very much, christmas is just around the corner. san francisco has a symphony this week. joining me richard, richard, we have been talking about charlie brown and how magical it is since the '60s people have been watching the special every year and the music just seem to talk about christmas. >> absolutely, it has bonus a wonderful experience to work on this project which is a live version of the tv special sort of told through dance. yeah, we can see photos from our dress rehearsal there. we have a whole troop of actors and dancers portraying a lot of the characters and playing it live at the symphony and
narration. and it really adds this entirely new dimensions to this. >> well, it really is a bay area's product because so many principles in this have bay area's roots. >> absolutely, charles sholtz, and his family is around here. he's been chatting with me a little bit. >> oh great. >> and vince geratldi as well. it has a wonderful connection here. >> you mention the fact that you will portray the characters and the rest, the symphony is going to be playing the music and at the end of the program there is part where the audience can take part.
>> absolutely. and then at the end of the show, there is a great opportunity for the audience to sing along with the whole cast of the orchestra. >> it is so fantastic. it is so timely, it is surprising that the first time the symphony has done this program. >> absolutely, it is a brand new show. often at christmas we have done smaller and wonderful more intimate shows. we want to bring this magical and warm experience of the full orchestra on stage as part of this holiday tradition. it has been a wonderful reaction so far >> i was going to sashgs say, this might be a tradition here. >> we hope so. >> what you have coming up on new year's eve.
and that's seth mcfar land. he will be joining us for new year's eve. a lot of you may not know he's a singer. he's actually the voice of brian and steward on "family guy". and, he has a fantastic singing voice and so we are so pleased to be presenting this show with i am. we have been developing a lot of new materials with him and stuff that he's not done on stage before with live orchestra and creating a lot of experience. >> tell us a little bit about the mcfarland show and what people could expect? >> you mentioned a big band. >> you have strings and the whole nine yards, really. seth is going to be doing, you know, a great set on the second half of the show. on the first half, we have the
wonderful soprano. and the whole experience of conducting eld ward al water. it is really al mix of great jazz and show tunes and a couple of pop charts. we really try to make it fun for everyone of, you know, upbeat tunes. a lot of folks maybe surprise that seth mcfarland is a grammy nominated. >> yes, he is. but, it is really -- this is a big passion for him. it is clear when we speak on the phone putting this together that he's excited about this opportunity and sharing this with sort of side of his career. >> first, with charlie brown and
second with seth, mcfarland. >> as you mention, seven more performances for ch brown and tickets are available >> that's it, that's the new year's eve program that people getting out early to enjoijoy the joy the fireworks. >> richard, thanks so much for bringing us up to date and what's going on with the symphony, it sounds exciting. >> yeah, it is a great time to be there. >> thank you very much, we'll be right back.
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their christmases are under the tree but except for a little boy. >> every kids in quarter lane likes christmas a lot. >> the grinch lives north of tub hill does not. >> 4-year-old jacob has the misfortune encountering grinch. >> jacob is one of santa's biggest fan. >> because i was mad at him. >> right then in there, he decided to add a message to santa at the bottom of his christmas leave. >> i hope santa will beat up the grinch. >> >> you want to help him be nice by loving him. >> yes. >> i do. >> dins the original letter was already on its way to
santa. he decided to write another. >> dear, grinch. >> i will help you out, jacob, the new letter read, dear grinch, i was mad at you for being naughty to santa and now, i think you just need some love. >> your friend, jacob. >> that's very nice. >> in preschool we are taught everyday to forgive and be patient and kind. this holiday season and beyond, take a lesson from a 4-year-old. merry christmas grinch! >> in case you miss it. watch our on core special of amazing lights. that's tonight at 7 p.m.. we'll take you to holiday tree lighting and we'll show you tree neighborhoods all decked out.
that's amazing lights tonight and it all starts at 7:00. coming um in just a few minutes, the holidays are just around the corner, entertaining families and friends are part of the holiday's season. our chef shows us some tips on how hol entertainment. and the u.s. is considering whether to put north korea back to its list of fake sponsor of terrorism. we'll hear what president obama has to say about that.
two officers were shot and killed with no warnin they were simply assassinated. >> two new york city police officers killed after they were ambushed as they sat inside their car in brooklyn. >> and the fog is starting to lift, here is a life look at the bay bridge toll plaza of the rest of your weekend's forecast, coming up. >> this is the bay area's news station. kron 4 news weekend starts now. >> good morning, thanks for joining us, i am marty gonzales, we'll take a look at the first day of winter forecast. >> good morning, we are heading out to cloudy conditions. visibility has improved for many locations. it is still bad. in oakland, you are seeing about
half a mile there. head lines show we'll maintain y and conditions in the after noon. we'll be maintaining dry weather as we into the christmas holiday. i will have the full detail about that. new york police department mourning the deaths of two of their own. the gunman then took his own life. >> these officers were shot execution style cruel act. officer ramos and wenjin liu were shot while they were in their car. >> the officers never had the
opportunity to draw the weapon and maybe did not get to see the murder. >> brinsley died of a self inflicted gunshot wounds. residents are shocked and outraged of the violence. we got to take back. we have two families that are missing for the holidays. i don't condone this. >> social media post indicated biassed against law enforcement. . >> i am sandy pros reporting. suz does it -- officers gathered up at the hospital awaiting word on the condition of officer
rafael ramos and wenjin liu. the mayor is facing criticism since the grand jury decided not to indict the death of eric garner. many say he file failed to support the decision in the after math of that decision. fellow officers and many new york residents showing their compassion and respect a ambulance drove away. this was just hours after the offer killed in brooklyn. the suspect was banging on doors in the neighborhood. when police arrived at the scene, the suspect shot one of the officers. the suspect is now in police's custody. onto a development story this morning, the chp is investigating the fatality on
highway 80 and vallejo, officers are responding to the incident near highway 70 northerly after 7 a.m.. no details has been release, we'll keep you up to date as it becomes available. a possession to mark the nine month of the death of neito. he was a student at san francisco city college. he was also article kurt guard security guard. he had dreams of becominging probation officer. today travelers trying to get out of town for the holiday. kron 4 news jackie is live at sfo. what's the latest? >> reporter: well, the holidays season, you can hear one of those flames in the
background. it is the holiday season and that means it is travel season and it is rush hour here at sfo right now. you can see it is just a couple of minutes ago, there was a backup here at the international terminal. you should expect to see more delays as we get closer and closer to christmas. here is some video from earlier this morning insid national terminals. today, they expect about 120, 000 people coming in and out of sfo and tomorrow is another 20, 000 and that makes it $140, 000. what does that mean for you? you should expect long lines at the
ticket counter but also at the security gate, a lot of familys traveling with young kids and stroller and packages. that means more delays. obviously, be patience and checd with your carriers. i had add chance to talk to some ladies i talked to has a positive attitude. . >> i expect crowded terminals and a lot of family reunions and really having a wonderful experiences. >> you don't mind the holiday travel at all snl ? >> not in the least. >> you can see here as another family getting ready to go out there. a lot of familiess traveling. >> the only thing i have told you is don't wrap those presents. as you go through security, they're going to make you unwrap it. if you have packages for family
and friends, leave it unwrapped and as we get closer and get close we'll see bigger crowds out here. be patience, a lot of time it is not even here at sfo. they surround the country connecting flights so check ahead and go online and call ahead and make sure your flight is not affected. well, coming up on kron 4 news weekend, we'll have the latest on the cyber attack against sony including new threat from north korea. if you are looking for an over seas advantage for the new year, our dana will join us some of the best sites to see, aside from chicago when you visit japan.
an example of cyber vandalism. the u.s. is asking for china for help with responses to the hack. >> in a publish in the newspaper this morning in china, any symbolize country would oppose the threat. the condemning san francisco- -- >> president obama says if sony pictures spoken with him of the decision, he might have called movie distributors not to drop the film. >> what i was laying out was principle that i think that this country has to abide buy. we believe in free speech. we believe in the right of the right of our satire and if
we set a precedent in which dictator in another country candice rupt through cyber. as a consequence, we start sensoring ourselves. that's a problem. >> new this morning, the new report out of north korea threatening more cyber attacks against the u.s.. the north korean government accused of the u.s. government being behind of the production of the film, "the interview". the whole u.s. mainland. so far the u.s. have not yet issue a response to these new threats. coming up, maybe the battle ruling over the phrase, i cannot breathe. first, we'll take this live look outside. you can see hardly any traffic and the pavement looks like it is starting to dry out in
thanks for spending your morning with kron 4 news weekend, time now is 9:15. let's take a live look with our san mateo bridge. the thick fog we have been dealing with is lifting in a couple of locations. still bad for your drive through hayward and oakland. still visibility are still a mile on half-moon bay. with that said, santa rosa at 56, 60 out in napa. oakland today at 58 degrees and heading out to 61 out in livermore. high pressure is going to build in over the eastern pacific and what that means is we are not going to see much rain for next week. heading into the holidays, we'll talk about sunny and warm conditions. today, bringing us plenty of 60s.
vallejo 62 and your high in hayward reaching 62 degrees and 64 in livermore. we have a coastal flood advisory in effect for the next couple of mornings. tuesday afternoon, we are talking about normal than the high. but, that wou case as we head boo the bend and thursday, the bigger condition is the air. >> marty. >> all right, erica, thank you very much. well, when most travelers visit japan, toke t tokyo is the first place to look at. >> and you know, it is one of those places that when a lot of people consider that trip to
japan, kioto is usually on their radar. it . >> it has a nice mix of things that travelers are looking for. there is a great sense of history and a great sense of culture. it mixes nicely and m things like shoppers like like shopping and eating. . it is a temple town. 1600 buddhist temples scattered everywhere through the the city. so you could litterly wonder and the odds are in your favor that you will stumble on something. >> these are beautiful. incredible stuff. with so many options, everybodys theerl favorites. >> of course. >> their favorites. the noois thing about i is thatn wander some where you will
find new things. when i arrived the first day, i checked in at the hyatt regency, at 3:00, i knew i could not stay in my room. i had to get out and get moving. i had three testimony ps at temples standing out. my afternoon were full. >> what else stood out for you, you were there for five days? >> the temples are a big thing. they'll see the temples themselves and learning about the religious background. the gardens are a huge thing. why you are going, may vary, every visitor is a little different. whether it is a learning architecture, the garden is simply gorgeous. obviously, it is a major city, what we are seeing here is peace full and quiet.
>> perfect example. >> then meditation settles in that you can take this and do something for everybody here. they really do a nice job of hitting a lot of visitors' interests. >> also, the fall color i understand is fantastic. >> with spring, it comes with cherry blossom. i was there a couple of weeks ago. >> grant it i was at the end of of it. but it was very nice. there were not many travelers. the other bonus is what's called the temple light up. this happens four or eight times a year. if you were in town and when this is happening, you got to see it.
during these certain days, they'll open at night and they'll light up. >> the building becomes art and the garden becomes art. they look different at night than they do during the day. they're taking hundreds of lights. the video and the picture should be told. don't do it yet. i understand you can do a little shopping there as well. shopping and eating are two things we cannot deny that's really important. the market, even if you don't like to shop, you should make a point to get to the market. it is not a tourist market. this is a market where you are going to the locals there. the focus is on food and all sorts of food from fruit and
vegetables and you will see things there that you will never see before. it stretches for about five blocks. the nice part about it, the day i happens to whine up there, the weather was not so great but it is covered. you are all set. it is a great thing to do on a rainy day. it is one of those things it is just visually beautiful. there are so many different things. some of them you will have no idea what it is. and that's okay. >> [ laughter ] >> that's part of the fun of it. that's part of the experience to go to a foreign country. you will see things there and you will go wait a minute, i know what that is. you will buy souvenirs and those types of things. most of it here is not going to be in english cht i , i should not stop you from come going. >> english is calm, it is not
everywhere. you have to except that. i think embrace that as part of the speerps is very easy to get around. if you have a question and you try to ask some where and they don't speak distingui kiota was extremely helpful. i showed them a map and they showed me there. >> thank you very much for this tour, i sounded like you had a great time >> all right, thank you very much. we'll be right back.
are still looking for the suspect and motive. muhammad ali is in a kentucky hospital this morning with a slight case of pneumonia, that's according to a spokesperson. he has suffered from parkinson's disease. he's being treated by his hospil . still ahead, we are learning new details of the gunman who ambushed and killed two officers in new york city. we'll tell you about some of his online post, how chilly it is when we come back. first, a live look outside. erica has the forecast when we return.
be the case as we head into christmas. storm tracker four shows dry conditions here. we do have some low clouds and drizzles. viz nlt at zero for some locations. up to one and half-moon bay , you are thinking of a half a mile driving through the oakland area. these low clouds will be replaced by high clouds as we head boo the afternoon. in the low to mid-60s, we'll hold on dry conditions for the first official day of winter. take a look at how temperatures climb. we are talking about upper 60s for places like oakland and western pacific. the full details and a look at your extended forecast coming up in just a few minutes. erica, let's get back to the news this morning, we are learning new details about the
gunman who killed and ambushed the two officers. ismaaiyl brinsley made posts on instagram. he also wrote that this maybe my final post and posted that image that you see of a silver handgun. brinsley also use the hash tag, "shoot the police". >> baltimore's authorities investigating that shooting, received information that brinsley has made threatening comments about the police. they issued an alert to in ypd. president obama issued a statement while on vacation in hawaii condemning murder of the officers. he says there is
no justification for those murders. the officers risked their safety to protect the community. meantime, the family of michael brown also released a statement through their attorney condemning the shooting of police officers saying in part of any kind of violence directed towards member of law enforcement tolerated. brown was shot and killed back in august. demonstrations are grabbing the attention of sho. mall management says the malice private property and they urged demonstrators to gather at an empty lot near by instead. the protest against police violent goes on all over the country ever since
michael brown's death back in ferguson. an estimated of 2000 people attended the saturday's demonstration. the world is still talking about the massacre in afghanistan that killed 120 students. it has been going on in the streets of pakistan's capital to bring attention to the brutal murders. in the bay area, a vigil was held in san francisco on saturday for all the lives that were lost. kron 4 news jeff pierce has that story. >> the after math of the tragedy in pakistan where more than 130 children were killed. people are gathering and trying to deal with the horrific event. >> this is 120 something
children just brutally massacred. >> i could not come to terms with how somebody do something this monsterous. >> >> it is not as easy. it does not work for anyone or boston. >> just hear -- we[ indiscernible audio ] >> the one consent that these passionate pakistan americans agree that for their country to begin to solve as many problems. >> we have been caught critical thinking. this is what
happens when you have someone who thinks critically. we need more of that among the pakistan. >> this tragedy that happened in showers earlier in the week was horrific. i want it to create a space for people to reflect on what happened and how they can go and make the lives of pakistan children better and how they can go and support education efforts there. >> san francisco, jeff pierce, kron 4 news. police are looking for a man tried to kidnap a woman at uc santa cruz on thursday. the victim told police she got in the car and that's when the man put a knife to her from the backseat. the suspect told her to start her car but she was able to get sdout escaped. the only description of the suspect is that of a white man in his 20s resistanting
about 5' 9" and weighing about 150 pounds with long hair. still ahead for you, why a 4-year-old is befriending the grinch this christmas. we'll explain when we come back. first, let's take a live look outside. this is a view of the bridge and not a whole lot of traffic an and improving conditions out there. we'll be right back.
and we are back on kron 4 news weekend with christmas just around the corner. most children are focused on the presents they hope to receive. we want to tell you about one little boy in idaho who's thinking more of the christmas spirit. he wants to bring peace and love to everyone, even the grinch. >> every kid likes christmas a lot. >> the grinch does not like christmas.
>> 4-year-old jacob has the misfortune counter the grinch. jacob is one of santa's biggest fans. >> i was mad at him. >> right then in there, he decided to add a message at the bottom of his christmas list. >> i asked santa to beat up the grinch. >> later on that night -- >> i decided -- >> you want to help him being nice by loving him. >> he decided to write another letter. >> i will help you out, jacob. the new letter read, i was mad at you for being naughty at santa, now, i think you
just need some love. >> your friend, jacob. >> in pre-school we are taught everyday to forgive and be patience and kind. this holiday season and beyond, take a lesson from a four-year-old who likes the grinch. merry christmas grinch. coming up, the holidays are just around corner and that means entertaining families and friends. we have some tips for holidays entertaining made easy. we'll be right back with that.
a live look at the bay bridge. we are trending a little warmer than where we should be this time of year. san francisco is at 51 right now. grab a light jacket if you are leaving the house in santa rosa. here ace big weather story, we have high pressure building in. that's going to keep our storm to the north. we'll hold onto dry conditions and we'll see warmer temperatures and a whole lot of sunshine as we head boo christmas week. 63 for downtown san francisco and we are talking about mild and enjoyable conditions. but, we have been dealing with pretty stormy weather over the past several weeks. in the past seven days alone, we have seen four inches of accumulated downtown san francisco and almost five inches up towards santa rosa. we'll hold onto mostly dry conditions as we wrap up 2014 h.
. temperatures are bumping into the upper 60s. breezy conditions in the foreca. >> the holiday of course, means entertaining and gathering with families and friends. we ask chef allyson from fresh and easy to share some holiday tips. >> i love this time of the year whether attending or attending a party, i love to have fun and not stressing out. i can share a few tips how you can elevate your party. this is a cheese platter that's really easy. don't unwrap the cheese and thrw it on the platter. >> it is all about presentation >> here you are going to help me out. this is goat cheese, it is really soft. what we are doing is brushing it
with a little bit of honey. it is going to give it that sweetness because goat cheese is a little bit tart. you can roll it over whatever you want. this is smoked almonds and cherries. it is going to give it crunch and sweetness. >> so am i literally just rolling it? >> yes, go ahead. do you cook at home? >> yes, i do. >> get your hands dirty. >> get involve with your meal. >> look at the difference that makes. absolutely. >> it will be like a cheese in the sky. another option on that bowl, i have four ingredients. i have olive oil and lemon and thyme. i like to heat it up in my pot and pour it over. >> that's a great idea. >> and you dress it up with fruit or meat or all kinds of stuff. >> we have the appetizers taken
care of by spending a few minutes to dress things off. the party is off to a great start. >> now, we are talking about the main course, dinner. i like to get my guests full on the cheese so i don't have to make much dinner. >> there is a method to your madness. >> you can order it by december 21st and what you will get is a box full of everything you need. >> so what we see here. >> one on tray and three side dishes here, i have green beans and bacon and you pick it up at the story and it is ready to go. >> what will this cost? >> it starts at $60 depending on what you want to choose. it is easy to go. >> you heat it up. >> this would feed about how many people? >> 6 to 8 people. the order corms with a pie. >> so you have deserts taken
care of. >> yes. >> this is my favorite part of dinner, deserts. these are wine poached pears, they're extremely easy. if you are cooking with wine, you want to get something cheap, don't take out that expensive bottle. >> here we have this and we are adding more sugar and you want to add whatever spices you have in your pantry. i have orange and cinnamon. you want to bring this to a boil and once it boils, you drop in your pears. starts outlooking like this. it is full of yummy spices and wine. >> what a great idea. >> you can dress it up with ice cream or cookies.
i brought out my fancy glasses of glasses. >> where did you get the idea to drop in the pears? >> it gets nice and tender. it is really easy. >> should you take care of this before the party starts. will it holdup? >> you can do it two days in add skrans. advance. >> the longer they simmer in the wine is better. >> the happier the party wil. [ laughter ] >> it is all about having fun for the holidays and cutting corners if you can and spending more time with your family and less time stressing out. >> this is the center piece and this is the entree and the sides and that you can buy in a box. >> yeah, these are not the only
morning following an ambush saturday afternoon. police commissioner wi bratton bratton says the polis to officers were ambushed. the gunman is -- >> president obama says the attack is an example of cyber vandalism. in the meantime the u.s. is asking china for help. the u.s. in china has shared information about this cyber attack. police in vallejo are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting. residents in the area they were surprised by the murder and they believe it is an isolated incident. >> what would you say about a
wild chase and some naughty bears and carrolling? >> take a look at this. police in iowa say a man set his own house on fire and went to a convenient store and rammed his truck right through the front of the store. surveillance cameras caught it. >> take a look at this bear who might be on the naughty list. california's photographer robert martinez set up the camera just to see how he would react. you may care
carrollers to your lawn -- the. >> take a look at this, i am stacey cohahn. >> keeping in the holiday spirit, in case you miss it, you can watch an encore of special lighting at 3:00 of the neighborhood all decked out. that's our amazing holiday lights special on encore. >> no more rain perhaps until the end of the year. >> that sounds good. that's going to wrap things up for us. we'll see you again next week. have a great holiday and stay safe. bye-bye. sweetie, i'd love a hazelnut.
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