tv KRON 4 News at 8am KRON February 4, 2019 8:00am-9:01am PST
( darya ) happening today... the oakland teachers union will decide whether teachers will walk off the job. teachers have been voting since last tuesday on whether to strike. tensions have been high in the district---because as many as 24 schools are in jeopardy of closing. the school board already voted to close
oakland's roots international academy. some community members are donating money to help teachers financially should union leaders call for a strike. ( darya ) in the east bay... police are looking for the gunman who shot a man in antioch. it happened in the area of lemontree way and sycamore drive yesterday afternoon. police have not released any information on a possible shooter but they say they are following some leads. the man who was shot... is currently in critical condition. ( darya ) happening now.. police are looking for the person who broke into a home in albany. the burglary happened at university village. u-c berkeley police are handling the investigation. the thieves came into the house through an unlocked window and stole two cell phones. the people living in the apartment were not injured during the burglary. there is no description of the thieves this morning. ( james ) on the peninsula -- police are looking for the person who shot a man and then stole a car from a tire store. it happened in mountain view at america's tires on el camino real. an unidentified man apparently walked up to two employees and fired his gun at one of them
major issue. going the wrong way on the freeway. you know people aren't paying attention. it's two in the morning. going 65 mph or maybe more and the visible it's not light up too much here at night.">( james ) highway 101 was shutdown for about seven hours. investigators are waiting on a toxicology report to determine if alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash. ( james ) another big story we are following... big changes are coming to bart starting next week. on february 11th... bart will be starting service at 5 a-m instead of 4 a-m. this will happen as crews begin making changes to the transbay tube. bart will also single-track trains through the tubes on weeknights. additional trains will be added to the schedule. there will also be changes to the weekend schedule as bart upgrades the electrical power system in downtown san francisco. ( james ) a big story this morning... the brand new transbay transit center will
remain closed until at least june of this year. repair work is already underway after two cracked beams were found last year... now there is a new timeline for completion. over the weekend... work began on the bus deck above first street. crews are reinforcing the girders on the deck. and next month... steel plates will be delivered to the center for installation. ( james ) the transit center was only open for one month before it abruptly closed due to cracks found in steel beams on the bus deck. an official reopening date has not been set. ( darya ) it's a critical week for congress and president donald trump as they head back to the negotiating table to fund the government. lawmakers have until
february 15th to agree on border security funding. the government was partially shutdown for more than a month after democrats refused to fund a border wall. as yet another shutdown looms in the distance--president trump is finalizing tuesday's state of the union address. both sides of the aisle hope to make progress on capitol hill-- ( darya ) as congressional leaders return to capitol hill to work out a deal--president trump appears to be signaling a "border wall or nothing" approach to the negotiations. he says several options including another shutdown are on the table. ( darya ) the new england patriots have won super bowl 53 by defeating the los angeles rams 13-3 at
mercedes-benz stadium in atlanta, georgia. with the with the victory, quarterback tom brady has won six super bowl titles, the most of any player in nfl history. the patriots earn their sixth lombardi trophy - tying the pittsburgh steelers for the most super bowl wins. they defeated the rams and their young quarterback jared goff... goff and brady are both bay area natives... let's hear what the champions had to say after the gamer...
a new report says the raiders are taking another good look at oracle park as it's 2019 home..sot: no i'd probably protest i'd have to because we right here in oakland why not stay?heartbroken die hard catherine lactaoen (lack toe a now) who likes to go by "raider cat" says she loves the idea of the raiders playing in the bay area next season. cbs sports says the nfl believes that's a strong possibility..as for the ( james ) that was dan thorn reporting. the nfl is pushing to get the location settled as quickly as possible so they can finalize the regular schedule. ( james ) still ahead on
presidential candidate"this is ultimately an issue that he needs to resolve with his own constituents. that's really the bottom line. he's got to have their trust, and if he doesn't, he should resign." former vice president joe biden also says northam needs to step down, tweeting the governor "has lost all moral authority."northam held a meeting about the yearbook photo sunday night with administration sunday night, according to two sources.said that no one there told northam to terry mcauliffe/d-former governor of virginia:"ralph will do the ( james ) grammy nominated rapper "21 savage" was taken into custody by the u-s immigration and customs enforcement in atlanta. "ice" says the rapper is a u-k resident in the u-s illegally. he was taken into custody in a sting operation. ice says he entered the u-s legally in 2005, but became illegal when he did not leave the u-s when his visa expired the next year. an attorney for the rapper issued a statement in part it reads:"we are working diligently to get mr. abraham-joseph out of detention while we work with the authorities to clear up any misunderstandings." ( darya ) a navy veteran is facing deportation back to mexico. joaquin sotelo
has been in the u-s since he was 10-years-old. he got a green card and enlisted in the navy at the age of 19. but after returning from his service overseas he fell into drug addiction... and ended up serving time in prison. sotelo was detained in a feneral immigration facility for an additonal two years. he believes a paperwork issue is to blame. ( darya ) last week, community activists marched to senator dianne feinstenin's office in downtown fresno to show support and to ask for help in sotel's case. he has to report to ice on february 12th. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news...a thief targets a pennsula office for laughing gas. the reason dentists are so worried.
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(james)(darya) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... another day with rainfall to take us through the day interspersed by times of drying conditions. daytime highs will be among the coolest of the season so far in the upper 40's and low 50's. clearing skies later in the 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 ( james ) hayward police have released body cam footage of a deadly officer-involved shooting last november. the video shows the last moments of 29-year-old agustin gonzalez's life... before hayward police shot him 13 times. the police chief says it started as a 9-1-1 call about two men fighting.
the responding officers say they thought gonsalez had a knife and only opened fire on him after he refused to drop it and began walking toward them. gonzalez was actually holding a razor blade that his family says he often carried for work. ( james ) the chief says he is releasing the video now -- in an effort to be transparent. the gonsalez family intends to file a civil lawsuit against the officers- involved and the city of hayward...claiming unreasonable use of force. the officers who opened fire are back on regular patrol. ( darya ) happening today...leaders in paradise are looking for options...now that the town could lose two billion dollars in fema money. ( james ) fema says its because an ordinance that the town passed is not safe. all of this comes just a
couple of months after the deadliest fire in california history. meaghan mackey has the story. kathleen macias/paradise resident: it's very hard on a daily basis to see all this destruction around us... and how much the town as suffered." the hard reality residents are facing, since moving back to paradise.although most aren't in homes -- they are in trailers, thanks to an ordinance passed by the town, in december.meaghan mackey/paradise, ca: "residents tell me it isn't ideal for them to be living on their property surrounded by debris but they say the problem is that they don't have anywhere else to go." kathleen macias/paradise resident: "it's just an unknown right now on what's going to happen."feelings of uncertainty, since fema announced the ordinance was unsafe -- due to toxic waste. threatening to cut one-point- seven billion in reimbursement
funds if other solutions aren't found.representative doug lamalfa/-r- california: "we don't want to blow the reimbursement that fema historically doesn't do very often and is willing to do here."michael zuccolillo/paradise city councilor: "if we lose the money, we lose the town and i don't like it. but i don't know what our options are." leaving the town of paradise to ( james ) that was meaghan mackey reporting. the town council passed the ordinance to try to ease the emergency housing situation caused by the camp fire. ( james ) another big story we are following... 5 people died when a small plane crashed into a home outside of los angeles sunday afternoon. officials say the plane had just left the fullerton municipal airport. the house was destroyed. the pilot of the plane was killed... as were four people inside the home. there's
no word on the cause of the crash. two other people were injured. there is no word on their condition this morning. the f-a-a and n-t-s-b are investigating ( james ) bay area actor and musician jussie smollett performed at his first show since his reported attack in chicago. smollett is known for his role as a gay singer on the hit t-v show 'empire'. the actor told police last week he was beaten by people yelling homophobic and racist slurs at him. on saturday he took the stage at the troubadour in west hollywood and told the crowd that he's doing o-k. ( james ) smollett also said his ribs were not broken in the attack. and he says he wanted everyone to know that he did fight back. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...a
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hour on the kron 4 morning news... police on the peninsula are on the lookout for a person who shot another man during a car jacking. ( darya ) and we could be just days away from the raiders announcing where they will play the 2019 season. ( darya ) and big changes are and big changes are coming to bart's schedule and it will impact your morning commute. darya folsom..(james) and