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n-b-c has fired today show anchor matt lauer. the accusations made against him. ( darya ) and... san francisco passes new rules for árecreational marijuana. details on what supervisors approved. (darya) good (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry
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weather for next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) breaking news... today show anchor matt lauer has been fired from n-b-c after complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior. (darya) n-b-c released a statement saying they received the complaint on monday and they have reason to believe there were more incidents. they have not released any specifics about the complaint. n-b-c anchor savannah guthrie reacted to the news live on air earlier this morning.
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matt lauer being fired.>( james ) lauer had been the anchor of the today show for more than two decades. just last week, cbs news fired one of its own morning anchors, charlie rose, after a report in the washington post chronicled years of sexual misconduct. ( darya ) breaking news from overnight... san jose police make an arrest in connection with the shooting an elementary school.( james ) we first broke this story yesterday morning... kron 4's will tran is live at booksin elementary school this morning with the details. will.
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( will ) breaking news from overnight... san jose police make an arrest in connection with the shooting an elementary school. we first broke this story yesterday morning ... when police received reports of a man shooting a gun at book-sin elementary on dry creek road. you can see in the video ... the bullet holes left
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behind. late last night ... a shooter was taken into custody.we are working to get more information ... you any soon as we get them. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) new this morning... crews have finished repairing a sink hole in san francisco that opened up after a water break. it happened at second and harrison streets. the water is back up and running. crews worked overnight to put down new asphault in the area. the roads are now reopened in that area. (james) for decades... last call has been two a-m. but one state senator
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believes the time is outdated. scott weiner has announced a new plan to introduce a bill that would change last call to four a-m. he sees financial and social benefits to moving closing time. weiner's first attempt died in committee earlier this year. so... he reworked the plan. weiner's new plan is limited to six cities... including san francisco and oakland. ( darya ) the san francisco board of supervisors has approved new marijuana regulations. their decision came down late last night. the move will allow adult use of cannabis starting in january - when the state law kicks in. coming to an agreement on pot regulations has been a controversial topic in the city.. the supervisors defeated measures that would have restricted the use of cannabis... including buffer zones of one thousand feet from schools and daycares. ( darya ) the san francisco board of supervisors also voted to reverse the sale of a street that was sold at
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auction. presidio terrace -- was put up for auction after the homeowners association did not pay the tax bill.. the street sold for 90-thousand- dollars.. the homeowners in that neighborhood filed a lawsuit once they found out their private street was sold. the tax was only 14- dollars a year. ( james ) a menlo park man is arrested for possessing child pornography. and it was his wife who turned him in. matthew coda and his wife were in the process of adopting a child. coda told his wife that he had a prior record for possession of child porn. police say his wife had a friend look at coda's computer and the friend found more than 3-thousand child porn images. his wife then called police and he was arrested at s-f-o while returning from his thanksgiving holiday. ( james ) and in
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fairfield... this man has also been arrested accused of being in possession of child pornography. he is jeremy marney. police served a search warrant at his home after being tipped off that he may have been sharing child porn. .( darya ) another big story we are following... investigators say a former san leandro police officer has admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old girl. former officer marco becerra met the girl while he was working in the department's explorer program. the program is supposed to give teenagers an advantage if they want to start a career in law enforcement. the 26-year- old resigned last month after confessing to the relationship. becerra pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of unlawful sex with a minor. ( darya ) in the north bay... police are looking for a man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint in santa rosa. the thief went in to a boost mobile store on the 700 block
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of stony point road with a gun demanding money. police say the crook then fled the store with the money. no one was injured during the robbery. ( james ) a seven- month old baby is in serious condition this morning after being hit by a car while in a stroller. it happened yesterday afternoon in san pablo .. near el portal and mission bell drives. police say a car hit a mother pushing the infant in a crosswalk. both were taken to the hospital. the driver is reportedly cooperating with police. ( james ) after the north bay wildfires... thousands in the bay area helped by donating millions of dollars. now... we're learning more about áwhen that money will be spent. the north bay fire relief fund has raised 22 million dollars. it plans to spend áall of that money by may 31st. that's when other groups ástart spending their money. this money has to last for áyears... through the relief... recovery... and rebuilding stages. non-profits say they'll also need that money to help with things like mental health.
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( james ) various fundraisers... including the kron four telethon with the salvation army... have brought in a total of 50 million dollars to help fire victims. (james) and another relief concert is being planned for victims of the north bay firestorm. this time-- the red hot chili peppers are going to headline. the concert is being put on by "band together bay area" they are the same organizers who put on the concert earlier at at&t park... with metallica headlining. this concert will be on december 14th at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. tickets cost 100-dollars and go on sale on friday. ( darya ) happening now. police are trying to find this man with a skeleton face tattoo. he escaped a prison work crew in san
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joaquin county on monday. his name is cory highes.. he was serving time on weapons charges... and was scheduled to be released in february. he was last seen in stockton. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... north korea says it can reach any part of the u-s with its new missile. how president trump is responding to their latest missile test. ( james ) plus... the santa cruz teen accused of killing his 8-year-old neighbor is back in court. the change his attorney is trying to make. ( darya ) and... cats in the south bay being targeted. what police know about the man shooting the cats this morning. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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audi will cover your first month's lease payment on select models during the season of audi sales event. rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) happening now... two men are recovering from their injuries after a stabbing in san francisco. it happened on portrero avenue... near the san francisco general hospital. police say two men in their late teens approached the victims and got into an argument. the attackers left the scene... and returned with a third person. one of the attackers stabbed both of the victims... before running away. one victim is suffering life- threatening injuries while the second victim is expected to recover. the attackers are still on the loose. ( darya ) people in the south bay being warned to keep their cats inside ... after two cats were shot in the head
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with arrows.( james ) as kron4's dan kerman reports ... the vicious attacks happened in san jose's willow glen neighborhood. catowners who live at san jose's willow glen creek apartment complex are becoming a bit more protective these days. sot kate kimball/cat owner 06-11it's scary to know someone is walking around with a bow and arrow shooting animalsthis disturbing image shows a feral cat with an arrow lodged in its head. the cat was discovered near this apartment complex back in october sotlike that's just wrong.. it makes me sadthis cat survived but a week ago, another cat, this one that lives in one of these apartments also was shot in the head with an arrow. sot capt. jay terrado/ san jose animal services 31-38we're very concerned because we don't know what's going to happen next is it going to be a cat is it going to be a person?the second cat also survived but it prompted a resident to post notes around the complex warning others of what's happening.. san jose animal services says both arrows have the same characteristics so the two incidents may be connected.
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sotsomeone is intentionally doing this to these cats so that's part of our investigation trying to figure out who it is and how to prevent anymore cats from being harmed.standup dan kerman /san jose 104-114those who live in this complex tell us it has been vandalized several times in the last month, they don't know if that's related to the cats. in san jose, dan kerman, kron 4 news. (james) and an animal cruelty arrest has been made in fairfield. police say keith hebert is accused of killing a kitten. the investigation began when police received a call from a local animal hospital that a weeks-old kitten was dropped off with significant injuries. ( james ) a big international story we are following....north korea says it now has a missile that can reach any part of the united states. north korea launched another missile test yesterday. this is video from previous missile launches. the missile was in the air for almost an hour before landing near japan. u-s
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intelligence agencies believe that the missile could hit just about anywhere... including the east coast of the united states. president trump says he is handling the situation. (darya) in national news...an alleged serial killer has finally been caught. tampa police say they've made an arrest in four murders that happened in one neighborhood. the suspect is howell donaldson who worked at a mcdonalds. tampa police received a tip from a mcdonald's manager about donaldson who went to work with a gun in a bag. that's when detectives were able to link donaldson to the murders. (darya) reno police have shot and killed a man who opened fire at a high rise building. the building is the "montage" which is right downtown. no one was injured in the shooting. police have not released any other details about the gunman or a possible motive. (james) james adlib big
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board. ( james ) coming up ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... crews working on dam find a new problem. why they expected this one. ( jame really?
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wb 80 is sow from the maze. accident nb 101 at hellyer blocking one lane, slow throgh the scene ( james ) u-c davis is studying the effects of medical marijuana on ápets. ( darya ) reseachers are conducting a survey... so far
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about 400 pet owners have responded. some pet owners are giving their animals "c-b-d oil"... which is extracted from the hemp plant. ( james ) they say it can treat anxiety and pain. c-b-d oil is non- psychoactive... meaning your pet won't get high. (rebecca) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up. ( lydia ) lydia - deliberations continue in the trial of the man accused of killing kate steinle
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of
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weather and traffic... rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) breaking news... today show anchor matt lauer has been fired from n-b-c after complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior.
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(darya) n-b-c released a statement saying they received the complaint on monday and they have reason to believe there were more incidents. they have not released any specifics about the complaint. n-b-c anchor savannah guthrie reacted to the news live on air earlier this morning. ( james ) lauer had been the anchor
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of the today show for more than two decades. ( james ) happening today... jurors will resume deliberations for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the courthouse in san francisco this morning with the latest. ( lydia ) the jury will try to reach a decision in the trial for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco. the jury has deliberated about 20- hours so far. jose garcia zarate is charged with murder. garcia zarate's lawyers argue that he should be found not guilty since he believes garcia zarate found the gun and it went off by accident.
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the prosecution says the shooting was intentional. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) and as soon as a verdict comes down in that case you can be the first to know with an alert sent right to your phone. all you have to do is download the kron 4 mobile app. it is
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free for apple and android devices. ( james ) the teen accused of killing an 8-year-old neighbor in santa cruz... is being charged as an adult. adrian gonzalez was in court yesterday. detectives say gonzalez lured 8-year-old maddy middleton into his apartment back in 2015... and raped and murdered her. defense attorneys say they plan to appeal the judge's decision to try gonzalez as an adult. they believe he can be rehabilitated. the prosecution, however, says the judge made the right call. ( james ) gonzalez will be back in court in february. (darya) more than 150 people are still without gas this morning after a gas leak and explosion in san francisco.
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it happened monday near mission street and interstate 2-80 in the bernal heights neighborhood. the fire department believes that the explosion came from the garage on the lower level of a three story house. it blew out the windows of the house and the garage door was blown off. most of the people without gas this morning are on the east side of the 39-hundred block of mission street. right now, crews are still trying to figure out the cause of the leak. (darya) north bay police arrested two men for three burglaries but say they could be connected to many more. the sonoma county sheriff's office says the men may be linked to 20- other car and home burglaries this year. it was these surveillance pictures that helped police catch them. detectives say back on november 1-st the two were caught on camera searching inside a home. the owners reported more than 2-thousand dollars worth of items were stolen that day. police used the images to
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identify the men and later arrested them at their home. ( james ) in the east bay... police are searching for a specialized tricycle used for students with disabilities. the tricycle was purchased earlier this month by del amigo continuation high school in danville. sometime over the holiday break, someone broke into where it was stored and took it. the stolen tricycle has a small amount of white paint on the right seat. it also has a tendency to make a screeching sound when the left foot brake is applied. (james) police in mountain view are looking for a man who fired shots into the downtown area. it happened near villa and castro streets. witnesses say a man was inside a burgundy toyota tundra and fired shots into the air. police say they found shell casings at the scene. they think this may be related to a fight that happened in the area. (darya) new this morning... a woman is recovering after a fire at a duplex in san leandro. it happened just before midnight
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last night on san rafael street. a woman had to be taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation but is expected to be okay. investigators are still trying to figure out how the fire started. (darya) a big story we are following this morning... small cracks have already appeared on the brand new concrete spillway on the orovile dam. federal regulators asked water officials to explain the cracks on the dam's new spillway. they said that steps taken to build a more durable spillwaycaused the cracksand that they were anticipated. however a california berkelely engineering professor says cracking in high-strength reinforced concrete structure is never expected. the spillway failed last winter forcing the evacuation of nearly 200-thousand people. ( darya ) some surprises in football. for the raiders, for the niners, and the giants. also the coach famous for saying "you play to win" ... might get back in the game. ( darya ) plus... privacy
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in the digital age. how a robbery case... could change the way cell records are used by law enforcement. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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major hot spot in livermore wb 580 at portola accident blocking the three left lanes. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) happening today... the supreme court is taking up a case about privacy rights that could limit the government's ability to track your movements in the digital age. the justices are hearing an appeal from a man who was sentenced to 116 years in prison... for robbing
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electronics stores in michigan and ohio. records from cellphone towers were used to convict the man. the big issue is whether police must get a search warrant to look at those records. critics say it's too easy for government authorities to use the records to learn details of someone's life. (rebecca) tracking your morning forecast... the world according to gary is after the break. my name is valerie decker and i'm a troubleman for pg&e. i am a first responder to emergencies 24 hours a day, everyday of the year. my children and my family are on my mind
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( darya ) the raiders will be without starting receiver michael crabtree for only 1 game the n-f-l cut his suspension in half from 2 games to 1 ater hearing an appeal and did the same for broncos cornerback aqib talib who got into a brawl with crabtree after snatching the
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chain off his neck on sunday. both players were ejected. crabtree will miss next sunday's game against the new york giants. the suspension will cost him more than 350-thousand dollars. its hard. its been a hard day to handle this but ill hang in there and figure it out.is this your hardest day as a giant? its up there yeah. do you feel like you might have started your last gamefor the giants?i don't know i dont know. im
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taking it one week at a time.
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( darya )the new york giants are changing quarterbacks for first time in more than 13 years.yes, eli manning is not going to start. the giants announced on tuesday that geno smith will start in place of manning when the giants (2-9) face the raiders in oakland on sunday. rookie davis webb will also play, if not this week, then sometime before the end of the season."geno will start this week," coach ben mcadoo said. "over the last five games, we will take a look at geno, and we will also give davis an opportunity."manning has started 210 consecutive regular-season games, the second-longest streak by a quarterback in nfl history, behind brett favre's 297. he has started every giants game since nov. 21, 2004, when he took over for veteran kurt warner in the 10th game of his rookie season.manning has also started 12 postseason games, and twice led the giants to super bowl victories.manning was given the option of starting against the raiders to keep the streak alive, but declined.
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( darya )quarterback jimmy garoppolo (gah-rah'-poh-loh) will make his first start of the season when the san francisco 49ers take on the bears in chicago on sunday. the niners hoped garoppolo would emerge as the team's long-term qb when they acquired him on oct. 31 from new england for a 2018 second- round pick. garoppolo made his san francisco debut in the final minute of sunday's 24-13 loss to seattle after starter c.j. beathard left with injuries to his hip and knee.
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( darya ) high school dating can be a
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whirlwind of emotions. one minute, you're the star quarterback embracing your cheerleader girlfriend after winning the big game. the next minute, that same cheerleader has you by the facemask and is chewing you out for something you did. i don't know exactly what happened with maryville high school qb dylan hopkins, but i'm sure he learned his lesson. ( james ) we now know
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prince harry and meghan markle will get married in may at windsor castle.( darya )
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an exact date has not been announced. kensington palace says markle will become a u-k citizen... but will retain her u-s citizenship. that process expected to take several years. the palace also says the royal family will be footing the bill of the wedding. ( darya ) before the soon-to-be- member of the royal family starred on "suits"... she was a briefcase model on "deal or no deal." markle appeared on the show from 2006 to 2007. back in 2013... markle talked to "esquire" about
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being a briefcase model. she said she took the job out of necessity... and she didn't think she ever had the winning case. ( james ) coming up in the next hour... we continue to foll9ow breaking news. we have mre reaction to the firing of today show host matt lauer. ( james ) and an arrest made overnight in a school shooting in the south bay. we will have the details in a live report. ( james ) and in a late night decision... san francisco passes new marijuana regulations. ♪
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darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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major hot spot in livermore wb 580 at portola accident blocking three left lanes. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather
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through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week. ( james ) breaking news... today show anchor matt lauer has been fired from n-b-c after complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior. (darya) n-b-c released a statement saying
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they received the complaint on monday and they have reason to believe there were more incidents. they have not released any specifics about the complaint. n-b-c anchors savannah guthrie and hoda kotb reacted to the news live on air earlier this morning. ( james ) lauer had been the anchor
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of the today show for more than two decades. just last week, cbs news fired one of its own morning anchors, charlie rose, after a report in the washington post chronicled years of sexual misconduct. ( darya ) breaking news from overnight... san jose police make an arrest in connection with the shooting an elementary school.( james ) we first broke this story yesterday morning... kron 4's will tran is live at booksin elementary school this morning with the details. will. ( will ) breaking news from overnight... san jose police make an arrest in connection with the shooting an elementary school. we first broke this story yesterday morning ... when police received reports of a man shooting a gun at book-sin elementary on dry creek road. you can see in the video ... the bullet holes left behind. late last night ... a shooter was taken into custody.we are working to get
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more information ... we will bring you any updates as soon as we get them.
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( james ) thanks will. we will with you through out ( darya ) the san francisco the san francisco board of supervisors has approved new marijuana regulations. their decision came down late last night. the move will allow adult use of cannabis starting in january - when the state law kicks in. coming to an agreement on pot regulations has been a controversial topic in the city.. the supervisors defeated measures that would have restricted the use of cannabis... including buffer zones of one thousand feet from schools and daycares. ( darya ) the san francisco board of supervisors also voted to reverse the sale of a street that was sold at
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auction. presidio terrace -- was put up for auction after the homeowners association did not pay the tax bill.. the street sold for 90-thousand- dollars.. the homeowners in that neighborhood filed a lawsuit once they found out their private street was sold. the tax was only 14- dollars a year. ( james ) a menlo park man is arrested for possessing child pornography. and it was his wife who turned him in. matthew coda and his wife were in the process of adopting a child. coda told his wife that he had a prior record for possession of child porn. police say his wife had a friend look at coda's computer and the friend found more than 3-thousand child porn images. his wife then called police and he was arrested at s-f-o while returning from his thanksgiving holiday.
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( james ) and in fairfield... this man has also been arrested accused of being in possession of child pornography. he is jeremy marney. police served a search warrant at his home after being tipped off that he may have been sharing child porn. ( darya ) in the north bay... police are looking for a man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint in santa rosa. the thief went in to a boost mobile store on the 700 block of stony point road with a gun demanding money. police say the crook then fled the store with the money. no one was injured during the robbery. ( darya ) a seven- month old baby is in serious condition this morning after being hit by a car while in a stroller. it happened yesterday afternoon in san pablo .. near el portal and mission bell drives. police say a car hit a mother pushing the infant in a crosswalk. both were taken to the hospital. the driver is reportedly cooperating with police. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... north korea says it can reach any part of the u-s with its
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new missile. how president trump is responding to their latest missile test. (james) and it's not so much how -- but áwhená the relief money is going to be spent for victims of the north bay fires. an in-depth report coming up in less than 10 minutes. (james) and up next -- the security flaw that could give hackers easy access to all of your personal information. what you need to know to keep your mac safe this morning.
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(robin) hot spot in livermore wb 580 at portola accident blokcing the three left lane, slowfrom greenvile (james) new this morning. if you have a mac computer... listen up. a new security flaw means you may not be as safe as you think. customers have discovered a flaw in apple's newest o-s that could allow anyone to log in to their computer and access their files -- even without a password. the issue occurs in the "mac-o-s high sierra" operating system that was released in september for for laptops and desktops.
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cupertino-based apple is aware of the problem and says they're working on a software update. in the meantime, setting a "root password" will prevent unauthorized access to your computer. (rebecca) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. a full weather report right after the break. really? really? really? really? really? really? see zero in a whole new way. get zero down, zero deposit,
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prior treatment with 12 weeks. certain patients can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. before starting harvoni, your doctor will test to see if you've ever had hepatitis b, which may flare up and cause serious liver problems during and after harvoni treatment. tell your doctor if you've ever had hepatitis b, a liver transplant, other liver or kidney problems, hiv or any other medical conditions and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni can cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni. (james)(darya)(robin)
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welcome back. robin has a hot spot. major hot spot in livermore wb 580 at portola accifent blocking three lanes.. acciden sb 680 at landess. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. s
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rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week.
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. ( darya ) another big
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story we are following... investigators say a former san leandro police officer has admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old girl. former officer marco becerra met the girl while he was working in the department's explorer program. the program is supposed to give teenagers an advantage if they want to start a career in law enforcement. the 26-year- old resigned last month after confessing to the relationship. becerra pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of unlawful sex with a minor. (darya) after the north bay firestorm -- thousands of bay area residents stepped up to help -- and donate. this morning - we are looking into how all those donations are being used.(james) the north bay fire relief fund
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alone has raised more than 23 million dollars for fire victims. kron4's spencer blake explains how and when that money will be spent. (reporter)right now the question is less of which organization will distribute money to what needsand more of looking and the timeline of needs - who will spend money on the three stages of relief, recovery, and rebuilding.(pkg) the devastating north bay fires happened seven weeks ago, but they're still fresh on everybody's mind in the bay area..collectively, various fundraisers, like the kron four telethon with the salvation army, for example, have brought in 50 million dollars to help fire victims. "what we have to do with all of that generosity is assure that we are spreading it out over what may be a number of years."elizabeth brown, president of community foundation sonoma county, says in most disasters, 75 percent of funds raised come in immediately, and are given out immediately.that's part one of the timeline - relief.the north bay fire relief fund, for example, raised 22 million
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dollars, and plans to spend áall of that money by may 31st. that's about the time that other groups will just ábegin spending their money for the mid-term phase, or recovery. "you don't know yet what you don't know in some ways, and you have to be patient and learn what really your long-term strategy will be." think of it this way - tipping point community raised 17 million dollars through the band together benefit concert - and just announced another concert coming up on the 14th, because the fires are still so recent.but if organizations were to run out of relief money too quickly, it would be virtually impossible to have a successful fundraiser, say three years after the fires happened.around that time, these nonprofits will be trying to help with things like mental health."this was really a collective, traumatic experience, and i think things like post-traumatic stress - you don't see that immediately, so that's one of the things i think we're going to need a lot of mental health support for the victims of the fire."brown says the meeting today was a good first step in laying a strategy for distributing all the funds. (reporter)tipping point community has a breakdown of how their immediate relief funds will be distributed on their website.the north bay fire relief is accepting grant applications right now at r-
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c-u community fund dot organd will be through december 11th. in santa rosa, spencer blake, kron four news. ( james ) a big international story we are following....north korea says it now has a missile that can reach any part of the united states. north korea launched another missile test yesterday. this is video from previous missile launches. the missile was in the air for almost an hour before landing near japan. u-s intelligence agencies believe that the missile could hit just about anywhere... including the east coast of the united states. president trump says he is handling the situation. (james) glide memorial church in san francisco jamming out for the holidays tonight. details coming up. (james) and an annual tree lighting celebration coming back to the bay area tonight. find out which 49ers legend will be in attendance. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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(darya) happening today... the 11th annual holiday tree lighting at san francisco's 5-5-5 california street building. (james) this is video of the tree being put up ahead of last year's event. it's the largest christmas tree in the bay area... a "white fir" standing over 80-feet-tall. (darya) the tree lighting tonight will feature food, musica, and a special appearance from 49ers legend ronnie lott. it is a ticketed event whose proceeds will benefit north bay fire relief efforts.(james) it
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starts at 6 pm tonight. (darya) also happening today: the glide memorial church's annual holiday jam. (james) it's called "love overcomes: bringing people together and breaking down barriers."(darya) our own lydia pantazes reported from glide over thanksgiving where they served meals to around 5- thousand people at their free annual dinner.(james) tonight's jam benefits glide's ádailyá free meal programs. the 5:30 p-m event at the "masonic" on california street is followed by a 7 p-m program. (rebecca) tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. (lydia) we're still awaiting a verdict in the kate steinle murder case... i'll have a live report coming up
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. (james)(darya) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week.
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( james ) happening today... jurors will resume deliberations for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the courthouse in san francisco this morning with the ( lydia ) the jury will try to reach a decision in the trial for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco. the jury has deliberated about 20- hours so far. jose garcia zarate is charged with murder. garcia zarate's lawyers argue that he should be found not guilty since he believes garcia zarate found the gun and it went off by accident. the prosecution says the shooting was intentional.
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deliberation might mean the jury is having a hard time agreeing on what the evidence means and what the evidence is. when that happens they might not come to unanimous verdict. the longer it goes the more likely that will be an eventuality.> ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) and as soon as a verdict comes down in that case you can be the first to know with an alert sent right to your phone. all you have to do is download the kron 4 mobile app. it is free for apple and android devices. ( james ) the teen accused of killing an 8-year-old neighbor in santa cruz... is being charged as an adult. adrian gonzalez was in court yesterday. detectives say gonzalez lured 8-year-old
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maddy middleton into his apartment back in 2015... and raped and murdered her. defense attorneys say they plan to appeal the judge's decision to try gonzalez as an adult. they believe he can be rehabilitated. the prosecution, however, says the judge made the right call. ( james ) gonzalez will be back in court in february. (darya) more than 150 people are still without gas this morning after a gas leak and explosion in san francisco. it happened monday near mission street and interstate 2-80 in the bernal heights neighborhood. the fire department believes that the explosion came from the garage on the lower level of a three story house. it blew out the windows of the house and
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the garage door was blown off. most of the people without gas this morning are on the east side of the 39-hundred block of mission street. right now, crews are still trying to figure out the cause of the leak. (darya) north bay police arrested two men for three burglaries but say they could be connected to many more. the sonoma county sheriff's office says the men may be linked to 20- other car and home burglaries this year. it was these surveillance pictures that helped police catch them. detectives say back on november 1-st the two were caught on camera searching inside a home. the owners reported more than 2-thousand dollars worth of items were stolen that day. police used the images to identify the men and later arrested them at their home. ( james ) another big story this morning ... state senator scott weiner is renewing his effort to change last call in california from 2 a-m to 4 a-m. ( darya ) a similar bill failed to
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pass the legislature earlier this year. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. natslast call in california has been 2am for decades. but state senator scott weiner believes that one size fits all rule is outdated and that there are real financial and social benefits to moving closing time to back 4 a-msot night life if part of our culture. live music, dancing, this is part of who we are. it also generates an enourmous number of jobs, middle class jobs, where people can afford to raise their families so we should support that sector. after weiner's first attempt at changing the law, sb 384 , died in committee earlier this year , the senator reworked the plan. including making one key change.sotthis time we are limiting it to the six cities who expressed interest in going past two a.m.those cities include san francisco, oakland, sacramento, west hollywood, los angeles and long beach. if the bill becomes law, those cities would be able to decide for themselves how the 4 a-m last call would be implemented. the bill also requires that cities develop public safety and transporation plans and to get approval from state regulators.sotthere are so many safety valves in this legistation that we wanted it to be done safely and professionally. in san francisco's cow hollow a
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neighborhood with an active night life, the plan was met with skeptical support from neighbors.soti think it's a good ideasoti think it's a good ideasoti don't think it's a good idea.at the blue light along union street, general manager john ward said he thought last call should stay where it is.soti think two oclock is late enough. we have enough after hours entertainment in this city. or they can take it home and party at their houses.weiner says he knows people will have concerns but believes it should be up to local goverments to decide. sot ultimately it will be a local decision for each city to say, "do we want to do this?". charles cliffort kron 4 news
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( james )still ahead on the kron 4 morning news ...your online holiday purchases may soon be arriving at your door. we'll provide tips on how to protect your packages from theives. ( james )plus ... if congress does not act fast ... nine million children across the country could lose their health insurance. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. slow traffic on wb 80 slow from the maze
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(robin) n major hot spot cleared wb 580 at portola cleared. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) now that cyber
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monday is over... your packages will be arriving soon and that makes you a possible target for package ( darya ) now police are offering tips on how to protect your packages. they say requiring a signature when getting a delivery... can stop potential thieves.( james ) some other things you can do - schedule your delivery time when someone is home... or use an amazon locker. during the holiday season some california police and sheriff's departments are teaming up with the u-s postal service ... to have deputies pose as mail deputies pose ... to have deputies pose as mail carriers ... and deliver fake packages.
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and in the package there will actually be g-p-s system designed to track down thieves . no word on whether any bay area police departments suit. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ...as we approach one year since the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire... see the special way the memories of two talented victims are being preserved. (rebecca) watching the weather this morning. your forecast is right after the break. sorry. i can't make it.
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it's just my eczema again, but it's fine. yeah, it's fine. you ok? eczema. it's fine. hey! hi! aren't you hot? eczema again? it's fine. i saw something the other day. eczema exposed. your eczema could be something called atopic dermatitis, which can be caused by inflammation under your skin. maybe you should ask your doctor? go to eczemaexposed.com to learn more. (darya)(rebecca) in the
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weather center tracking the forecast ... rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 bridge wb 80 is
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spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30
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min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. accident
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cleared wb 580 before 84 slow from the alltamont
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( darya ) it has been nearly one year since the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire that killed 36 people.( james ) travis hough and chelsea faith were among the victims. they were working on a new record when they were killed in the fire.( darya ) now - thanks to devoted friends - that music has been finished and released. catherine heenan has the story. (music) friends say 'easy street' - the techno dance band created by travis hough and chelsea faith - was the best kept secret in the bay area's music community.. that's travis performing.. chelsea - providing the music. josey rose duncan/friendeasy street was the most fun party band you ever saw. there was dancing. there were people in animal costumes. it was just so much fun.eric bateman/friend and travis would just run around on stage and just enthrall the audience. i've been making music since i was 12. he was hands down the most charismatic lead music person i'd ever worked with.eric bateman sometimes performed with easy street..after the fire - it was his idea to gather up the pieces of an
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unfinished ballad called "places i will never go." (music)this is part of the new video video created for the song.completing the unfinished vocals - travis and chelsea's friends and family members. the unreleased track -- a u- turn from the usual dance music. the lyrics take on a haunting new meaning after travis and chelsea were killed..eric bateman - but the lyrics now when you read them, you know 'the world is so wide and life is too short. there's not enough time for everything.' josey rose duncan - 'i'll never forget the recording session. in a year of terrible milestones, it was definitely one of the most moving experiences i've ever had in my life.the video features a player-less piano....with a recording of chelsea's music.you also see her as a young girl - practicing her piano.when everyone saw the finished product for the first time....they were hearing their lost friends joining them in song.. josey rose duncan - and we heard our voices in the choir joined together with travis's voice. everyone just burst out into tears. everyone was crying. listening to the song. in the year since the ghost ship fire....the people who loved travis and chelsea say they've done a lot of grieving... now they hope they have created a musical legacy.(ends on one piano note)
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( darya ) your child could soon be without health insurance. the children's health insurance program known as chip is running out of money. more than 2 million children in california are covered through chip. but several states will run out of money by the end of the year or early next year...if congress does not act. congress missed a september deadline to extend funding for the program. now about nine million children across the country could lose their health insurance. a senate committee has passed a bill to fund chip... but it must still be approved by the full senate. if passed -it would extend funding for five years. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge...
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( darya ) a happy owner was reunited with her lost cat... after it was found 80 miles away. the kitty went missing one month ago. a volunteer at the a-s-p-c-a in san francisco trapped the cat and checked for a microchip. they found out that squishy
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the cat was from lathrop. his owner - savannah - immeadiately dropped everything to come pick him up. squishy is now back at home where he belongs... ( james ) coming up in the next hour... we continue to foll9ow breaking news. we have mre reaction to the firing of today show host matt lauer. ( james ) and an arrest made overnight after shots are fired at a south bay elementary school. we will have the details in a live report.
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more people shop online for the holidays than ever before. and the united states postal service delivers more of those purchases to homes than anyone else in the country. because we know, even the smallest things are sometimes the biggest. do you need the most trusted battery this holiday? maybe not.
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maybe, you could trust the world would be just as happy without them. (screaming) or, you could just trust duracell. ♪ it's beginning to look a lot like christmas ♪ (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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rebecca: high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week.
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major hot spot on sb 880 at stevenson and dixon landing accident clearing. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) breaking news... today show anchor matt lauer has been fired from n-b-c after complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior. (darya) n-b-c released a statement saying they received the complaint on monday and they have reason to believe there were more incidents. they have not released any specifics about the complaint. n-b-c anchor savannah guthrie reacted to the news live on air earlier this morning. (
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james ) lauer had been the anchor of the today show for more than two decades. just last week, cbs news fired one of its own morning anchors, charlie rose, after a report in the washington post chronicled years of sexual misconduct. ( darya ) breaking news from overnight... san jose police make an arrest in connection with the shooting an elementary school.( james ) we first broke this story yesterday morning... kron 4's will tran is live at booksin elementary school this morning with the details. will. ( will ) breaking news from overnight... san jose
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police make an arrest in connection with the shooting an elementary school. we first broke this story yesterday morning ... when police received reports of a man shooting a gun at book-sin elementary on dry creek road. you can see in the video ... the bullet holes left behind. late last night ... a shooter was taken into custody.we are working to get more information ... we will bring you any updates as soon as we get them.
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( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( james ) new this morning... crews have finished repairing a sink hole in san francisco that opened up after a water break. it happened at second and harrison streets. the water is back up and running. crews worked overnight to put down new asphault in the area. the roads are now reopened in that area. (james) for decades... last call has been two a-m. but one state senator believes the time is outdated. scott weiner has announced a new plan to introduce a bill that would change last call to four a-m. he sees financial and social benefits to moving closing time. weiner's first attempt died in committee earlier this year. so... he reworked the plan. weiner's new plan is limited to six cities... including san francisco and oakland. ( darya ) the san
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francisco board of supervisors has approved new marijuana regulations. their decision came down late last night. the move will allow adult use of cannabis starting in january - when the state law kicks in. coming to an agreement on pot regulations has been a controversial topic in the city.. the supervisors defeated measures that would have restricted the use of cannabis... including buffer zones of one thousand feet from schools and daycares. ( darya ) the san francisco board of supervisors also voted to reverse the sale of a street that was sold at auction. presidio terrace -- was put up for auction after the homeowners association did not pay the tax bill.. the street sold for 90-thousand- dollars.. the homeowners in the homeowners in that neighborhood filed a lawsuit
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once they found out their private street was sold. the tax was only 14- dollars a year. ( james ) a menlo park man is arrested for possessing child pornography. and it was his wife who turned him in. matthew coda and his wife were in the process of adopting a child. coda told his wife that he had a prior record for possession of child porn. police say his wife had a friend look at coda's computer and the friend found more than 3-thousand child porn images. his wife then called police and he was arrested at s-f-o while returning from his thanksgiving holiday. ( james ) and in fairfield... this man has also been arrested accused of being in possession of child pornography. he is jeremy marney. police served a search warrant at his home after being tipped off that he may have been sharing child porn. .( darya ) another big story we are following... investigators say a former san leandro police officer has admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old girl. former
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officer marco becerra met the girl while he was working in the department's explorer program. the program is supposed to give teenagers an advantage if they want to start a career in law enforcement. the 26-year- old resigned last month after confessing to the relationship. becerra pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of unlawful sex with a minor. ( darya ) still ahead... young teens are learning to spot 'fake news.' how they are dealing with it when they see it. ( james ) plus... a new cure for what ailes your pet. the treat some people are turning to... to help their dogs and cats.
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major hot spot on sb 880 at stevenson and dixon landing accident blocking three lanes ( james ) u-c davis is studying the effects of medical marijuana on ápets.( darya ) reseachers are conducting a survey... so far about 400 pet owners have responded. some pet owners are giving their animals "c-b-d oil"... which is extracted from the hemp plant.
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( james ) they say it can treat anxiety and pain. c-b-d oil is non- psychoactive... meaning your pet won't get high.
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rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends
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suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week.
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(james) time to talk winners and losers with our financial expert rob black winner: bitcoin surges through $11,000 less than 24 hours after topping $10,000 .. .bitcoin jumps more than $1,000 in about 12 hours as gains accelerate. the digital currency gains follow increased investor interest in bitcoin around the thanksgiving holiday and the u.s. launch of the world's largest bitcoin exchange by trading volume, tokyo-based bitflyer. digital currency ethereum also hit a record high wednesday of $519.85, according to coinmarketcap.
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loser: automation could kill 73 million u.s. jobs by 2030 .. . automation could destroy as many as 73 million u.s.
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jobs by 2030, but economic growth, rising productivity and other forces could more than offset the losses. "the dire predictions that robots are going to take our jobs are overstated," says susan lund, director of research and co- author of the study. "there will be enough jobs for everyone in most sectors."yet maintaining full employment will require a huge overhaul of the economy and labor market that rivals or exceeds the nation's massive shifts from agriculture- and manufacturing-dominated societies over the past 165 years, the report says.
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winner: pending home sales rebound 3.5% in october as hurricane-torn south recovers . . .sales were strongest in the south, likely a result of pent-up demand after hurricanes hit southern states over the summer. while sales of existing homes have been weak for much of this year, sales of newly built homes have been surging in the past few months. home price gains are accelerating again, and affordability is weakening, especially at the low end of the market, where demand is strongest.sales were strongest in the south, jumping 7.4 percent for the month and 2 percent compared with a year ago. that was likely due to pent-up demand after two major
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hurricanes at the end of the summer. realtors in houston have remarked at how quickly the market bounced back following the devastating effects of hurricane harvey.
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now's your chance at completely clear skin. major hot spot on sb 880 at stevenson and dixon landing accident cleared slow from union city. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) children are now growing more and more aware of fake news on social media. more than half of kids between the ages of 12 to 15 who use facebook or twitter to access news online will double check stories they see.( james ) researchers have found about 86 percent of young teens make at least one "practical attempt" at checking if the news they are consuming is true. they double check news souces, read comments, or look to see whether the story was published by a trusted organization. ( darya ) nearly two thirds of 12 to 15 year-olds who find a fake news will also try to take action by reporting it. (rebecca) tracking your morning forecast. details coming up.
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steinle (darya)(james) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:high pressure will bring dry and mild weather through the end of the work week. a weak trough will pass north of the bay area on saturday keeping the best rain chances closer to the oregon border. longer range trends suggest above normal temperatures and continued dry weather for next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) breaking news... today show anchor matt lauer has been fired from n-b-c after complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior. (darya) n-b-c released a statement saying they received the complaint on monday and they have reason to believe there were more incidents. they have not released any specifics about the complaint. n-b-c anchor savannah guthrie reacted to the news live on air earlier this morning.
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matt lauer being fired.>( james ) lauer had been the anchor of the today show for more than two decades. ( james ) happening today... jurors will resume deliberations for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the courthouse in san francisco this morning with the latest. ( lydia ) the jury will try to reach a decision in the trial for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco. the jury has
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deliberated about 20- hours so far. jose garcia zarate is charged with murder. garcia zarate's lawyers argue that he should be found not guilty since he believes garcia zarate found the gun and it went off by accident. the prosecution says the shooting was intentional. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) and as soon as a verdict comes down in that case you can be the first to know with an alert sent right to your phone. all you have to do is download the kron 4 mobile app. it is free for apple and android ( darya ) this just in to the kron4 newsroom. police have just released the name of the man they believe is responsible for shooting a gun at a san jose elementary
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school. an investigation led authorities to nicholas o'connor -- a 21 year old resident of san jose. this is his mug shot that just came into the kron4 news room. police say he fired a gun in a school zone at booksin elementary before classes began yesterday morning. o'connor was taken into custody at his san jose residence. ( james ) the teen accused of killing an 8-year-old neighbor in santa cruz... is being charged as an adult. adrian gonzalez was in court yesterday. detectives say gonzalez lured 8-year-old maddy middleton into his apartment back in 2015... and raped and murdered her. defense attorneys say they plan to appeal the judge's decision to try gonzalez as an adult. they believe he can be rehabilitated. the prosecution, however, says the judge made the right call.
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careful analysis of everything that was presented to reach his conclusion and his record is clear, so i feel very confident that is the the correct decision and that is one that's going to withhold scrutiny in the appellate courts.">( james ) gonzalez will be back in court in february. (darya) more than 150 people are still without gas this morning after a gas leak and explosion in san francisco. it happened monday near mission street and interstate 2-80 in the bernal heights neighborhood. the fire department believes that the explosion came from the garage on the lower level of a three story house. it blew out the windows of the house and the garage door was blown off. most of the people without gas this morning are on the east side of the 39-hundred block of mission street. right now, crews are still trying to figure out the cause of the leak. (darya) north bay police arrested two men for three burglaries but say they could be connected to many more. the sonoma county sheriff's office says the men may be linked to 20- other car and home burglaries this year. it was these surveillance pictures that helped police
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catch them. detectives say back on november 1-st the two were caught on camera searching inside a home. the owners reported more than 2-thousand dollars worth of items were stolen that day. police used the images to identify the men and later arrested them at their home. ( darya ) this morning ... charles manson's former prison couselor at san quentin speaks out about the infamous mass murderer and cult leader. ( james ) manson died in prison last week after spending 46 years behind bars. kron 4's ali reid reports. pkghe had the power to scare the hell outta yaformer prison administrator edward george got to know charles mansen on a personal level during his years at san quentin.he liked the reputation of being the most evil guy in the world, the most dangerous.george took the time to get to know the man behind the evil. we kinda created a bond where i kept trying to figure out why he did what he did.he says even while in prison mansen was
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manipulative.things that were borderline to approve, i'd say let him have it so he could tell me more about the family and people that were in the family.in 1971, mansen was convicted of 9 murders, and sentenced to death along with 4 of his followers which was downgraded to life when california banned the death penalty. while getting to know mansen, the former counselor says he spoke to at least 5 psychiatrists that told him mansen was by no means crazy he's just an evil guy. a sociopath. that was the diagnosis.the killer threatened to butcher george a number of times, saying he had family on the outside that would carry out the deed. the former counselor said he blatantly ignored the threats.
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but not all the officers in the prison unit did.they didn't want to stay in the unit. he threatened them and said he had people out there that would kill them and their families, and they transferred. over the years, mansen wrote edwards hundreds of letters to stay in touch. the two men had a bond, where they even took photos together. edwards wrote a book on mansen after retiring.i could never fathom how he could do that. except he had that charisma.standup george stopped taking mansen's calls about 3 years ago saying with multiple calls per day from the convicted killer, it was starting to get extremely expensive.reporting live from vacaville (darya) some surprises in football. for the raiders, for the niners, and the giants. and also the coach famous for saying "you play to
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win" ... might get back in the game. ( james )still ahead on the kron 4 morning news ...your online holiday purchases may soon be arriving at your door. we'll provide tips on how to protect your packages from theives. (robin)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) now that cyber monday is
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over... your packages will be arriving soon and that makes you a possible target for package thieves.( darya ) now police are offering tips on how to protect your packages. they say requiring a signature when getting a delivery... can stop potential thieves.( james ) some other things you can do - schedule your delivery time when someone is home... or use an amazon locker. during the holiday season some california police and sheriff's departments are teaming up with the u-s postal service ... to have deputies
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pose as mail carriers ... and deliver fake packages. and in the package there will actually be g-p-s system designed to track down thieves . no word on whether any bay area police departments suit. (rebecca) i'm tracking your 7-day forecast.
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when you're clocking out. i'm the one clocking in... sensing your every move and automatically adjusting to help you stay effortlessly comfortable. i can even help with a silent night. does your bed do that? i don't actually talk, but i can tell you how you slept. i'm the new sleep number 360 smart bed. let's meet at a sleep number store. welcome back to the kron
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4 morning news... every morning at 7:45 we talk sports with gary radnich. and in case you missed it here's the gary's world rewind. ( darya ) the raiders will be without starting receiver michael
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crabtree for only 1 game the n-f-l cut his suspension in half from 2 games to 1 ater hearing an appeal and did the same for broncos cornerback aqib talib who got into a brawl with crabtree after snatching the chain off his neck on sunday. both players were ejected. crabtree will miss next sunday's game against the new york giants. the suspension will cost him more than 350-thousand dollars. its hard. its been a hard day to handle this but ill hang in there and figure it out.is this your hardest day as a giant? its up there yeah.
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do you feel like you might have started your last gamefor the giants?i don't know i dont know. im taking it one week at a time. ( darya )the new york giants are changing quarterbacks for first time in more than 13 years.yes, eli manning is not going to start.the giants announced on tuesday that geno smith will start in place of manning when the giants (2-9) face the raiders in oakland on sunday.rookie davis webb will also play, if not this week, then sometime before the end of the season."geno will start this week," coach ben mcadoo said. "over the last five games, we will take a look at geno, and we will also give davis an opportunity."manning has started 210 consecutive regular-season games, the second-longest streak by a quarterback in nfl history, behind brett favre's 297. he
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has started every giants game since nov. 21, 2004, when he took over for veteran kurt warner in the 10th game of his rookie season. manning has also started 12 postseason games, and twice led the giants to super bowl victories.manning was given the option of starting against the raiders to keep the streak alive, but declined. ( darya ) quarterback jimmy garoppolo
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(gah-rah'-poh-loh) will make his first start of the season when the san francisco 49ers take on the bears in chicago on sunday. the niners hoped garoppolo would emerge as the team's long-term qb when they acquired him on oct. 31 from new england for a 2018 second- round pick. garoppolo made his san francisco debut in the final minute of sunday's 24-13 loss to seattle after starter c.j. beathard left with injuries to his hip and knee. ( darya ) high school dating can be a whirlwind of
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emotions. one minute, you're the star quarterback embracing your cheerleader girlfriend after winning the big game.
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the next minute, that same cheerleader has you by the facemask and is chewing you out for something you did. i don't know exactly what happened with maryville high school qb dylan hopkins, but i'm sure he learned his lesson.
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(darya) the north pole likely has not seen a bodybuilding, powerlifting santa like this before.(james) that's right...you do not want to be on this santa's naughty list. albie mushaney is a competitive weightlifter from salem. he goes by "big bad santa," and has gained quite a following from his youtube fitness.(darya) he's also launched a charity initiative called "operation big bad santa" the program to buy christmas presents for children of wounded veterens. (james) albie will compete in north carolina for the "world's strongest man" masters title in december. seven day (darya)this morning... our next newscast is at tonight. (james)don't forget, connected on our mobile app, com and on and twitter feeds. toss to weather or traffic
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>> today on dr. phil, singer and actor david cassidy has died. >> a tribute to musal legend david cassidy. >> i have early stagesinentia. >> the final television interview. >> you were diagnosed years ago. how has it deteriorated. >> speaking out about dementia. friends say to you, i just told you this, didn't you hear me? i began to be concerned. >> his family's history. i said to my son, if you see me get to the place that my mother has become: >> dr. travis: want >> i want you to promise me. you will find a way. don't let me live like that. >> his memories. the partridge family. was that a fun time

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