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>> top stories we are following on this friday october 4th. destructive winds overnight knocking down power lines and trees across the bay area. a big cleanup is now underway. >> take a look ed this is a
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video of oakland hills over night. this tree fell on skyline boulevard near redwood. crews are working to restore power to customers. want to see your photos of the damages. send them to us at breaking news @kron4.com we will oppose them to our web site, facebook, an era of them live throughout the morning. >> there are, conditions and it really is not to wednesday in the south. the wind and the advisory will start to cancel as we head into the afternoon. we still have a red flag warning. we do have big changes to highlight for the weekend. i
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will show you the seven day of around the bay coming up. >> we are not tracking any major incidents or hot spots but we do have a lot of winds. it is spilling over and that is why we do them together. the bay bridge is under it when it buys a rate as the richmond santa fell and the dumbarton bridge. the c h p issued a wind advisory for all rose to contra costa county. the mean lights have not been activated and is starting to slow. >> >> fire crews are on the scene of a house fire in san jose. it broke out overnight in
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the 800 block of foothill court. the fire department says the fire has been contained. so far no injuries have been reported. a san jose family of six escapes an overnight house fire that investigators say started in the attic. the fire on foothill court. just off of highway 87. was called in around 2-30 this morning. the fire department believes the fire got a good head start because it went undetected for quite some time in the attic where there are no smoke detectors the mother was up at the time and smelled smoke and out. none of the surrounding homes were damaged. >> a bail hearing is being held today for a man who ran an black market drug website. ross william ulbricht is accused of being the mastermind behind "silk road". a website that allowed users to shop anonymously for illegal drugs like heroin and l - s -d. it is believed the site made more than one billion dollars in revenue. the 29 - year -old was arrested here in san francisco.as he was chatting online in a public library. ulbricht also faces a charge in maryland of arranging to hire someone to kill a witness. >> a former high school student faces life in prison
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for a sexual attack he called a "prank". a jury convicted 21 - year- old david velasquez of trying to kidnap and rape a teacher at a redwood city high school. it happened in january of 20 -12.when velasquez pointed a knife at a teacher outside a school and attacked her. velasquez is being held on one million dollars bail.and faces sentencing in november. >> tonight is the line where the oakland a's will face off against the detroit tigers. mike pelton is live to let you know what you have to do. >> this will be a busy weekend. the tell date has not started but in about a few hours we will see fans streaming end. this is the same team that beat us last year in the post-season. if you are attending the game you will notice some changes. stadium crews were
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mold but parked at the third level which they did not do last year. this will allow $15 an extra people to sit. if you will see a lot of people here and they expected to be very loud. >> it was pretty loud last year. they are very excited about this. >> what does this do for the team? >> i was at the game last year, it was phenomenal. you will have additional people to make it more good. we hope that this will do the same. >> this is why there have been security changes. if you are coming to to-can you will have to go through a metal detector the gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the first pitch is as 6:37 p.m..
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game 2 will be tomorrow. >> the mother of a connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to a breach a barrier at the white house says that her daughter had postpartum depression. she says that the 34 year-old in just a few hours, bard miriao history of violence. the harrowing chase unfolded
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between two national landmarks and briefly shuddered the chambers where lawmakers were debating how to end a government shutdown. it also stirred fresh pad in a city where a gunman two weeks ago killed 12 people. kerry was traveling with a one-year- old child who avoided serious injuries and some protective custody. after the shooting, investigators and bomb squad units evacuate the complex where she lived in stamford, connecticut to search her apartment. >> he said that it is a sensitive area, i have to run end, i have about five, 10 minutes to get all my stuff and get out for the next eight or so hours. >> coming up 6:30 a.m. we will hear from neighbors who knew her and why they say they are shocked. >> coming up on the kron4
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morning news. some furloughed workers are back on the job this morning despite the government shut down. >> a fire engulfed a recycling plant in stockton. >> watching bay area weather >> watching bay area weather and traffic. here is a live lolook at them with that u-verse wireless receiver. and traffic. here is a live back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah, our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic, it's math. the only thing he taught us was how to subtract kids from a party. ♪ let's get some cake in you. i could go for some cake. [ male announcer ] switch and add a wireless receiver. get u-verse tv for $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> a grass fire burning near lake berryessa in napa county. the fire department says five - hundred acres have burned so far. the blaze is 75-percent
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contained this morning. and firefighters have stopped the forward progress. strong winds of 50- miles an hour are pushing smoke down to the bay area. the smell of smoke from the fire has been reported as far away as downtown san francisco. the blaze was reported around 8:15 yesterday evening near the intersection of knoxville >> a south bay high school teacher who admitted to having an affair with one of his students will enter a plea in court today. 32-year-old hugo cortes guzman taught math at santa clara high school. his victim was a 17-year-old student. the two had a sexual relationship that began in september of last year when the girl was sixteen. guzman faces four counts of sex with a minor. he'll face a judge at 9:00 this morning. >> the san francisco department of public works
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is investigating why it had no idea that a field maintenance worker had no license. department officials said they did not learn that the employees license was suspended until the employee was driving a d p w bill " and it collided with another car. there were no serious injuries and accidents. public works say it is also looking into whether the employee ever told a supervisor that their license had been suspended which is protocol under that circumstance. >> the department says that the employee is still working for the department of public works. however, the drivedriving a city owned ve is off limits pending the outcome of the
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investigation. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. powerful winds hit the bay area this morning. erica will be following that in the forecast coming up. look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver.
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back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah, our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic, it's math. the only thing he taught us was how to subtract kids from a party. ♪ let's get some cake in you. i could go for some cake. [ male announcer ] switch and add a wireless receiver. get u-verse tv for $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> welcome back. residents along the northern coast of golf of mexico are beginning to prepare for what is expected to be a weekend landfall of tropical storm can learn. a hurricane watch
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is in affect for grand isle, louisiana, west to destin florida. louisiana has already declared a statewide state of emergency. florida has declared one in 18 counties. the storm poses a big challenge before fema many workers were 4 loaded due to the government shut down. now they have to be called back to work in anticipation of this storm. >> fairfield has 25 per hour sustained winds. we are dealing with 12 mi. per hour winds for santa rosa. there are, conditions inside the bay especially along the peninsula. the winds could pick up over the next hour or and then they will die down. we do still have a
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went advisory in affect. we may see dust a 50 mi. per hour. we have also seen down power lines. these advisories expired but because of a dry air mass the red flag warning will continue until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. >> the temperatures are mild. remember, we woke up to 40's. take a look at napa. upper 50s, early in antioch mid 60's for fremont. as will track these numbers you will notice that it will be plenty of 80s. it will be a very nice afternoon. the winds will upside-down and campbell has a high of 83 degrees. it looks like mostly sunny skies and warmer weather in the east. the temperatures will be above the seasonal average. walnut creek will
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be coming in at 84 degrees. downtown san francisco where have a high of upper 70's. >> coming up on kron 4 on sunday, we are broadcasting the oakland raiders game. if you are heading into the game, the temperatures will be in the upper 60s. a again, you can catch the game from the comfort of your home. we are also going to have a pre-game show at 8 8:00 p.m.. >> an area of low pressure will move in and bring the temperatures down. we will fall back into the assault in the temperatures will struggle to reach the seven days. >> it is good news and we are not tracking any hot
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spots or major incidents. we already have a back up the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have just been activated and is now slowing things down. across the span it is no incidents to delay your trip. a wind advisory is in place for the bay bridge. there are and wind advisories for the dumbarton and a richmond san rafael bridge. continue when the bridge check here is a look at the golden gate bridge. most of directions, friday, is more northbound traffic. >> we will all ditcher drive time is an easy trip from 80 westbound and the drive time is 16 minutes from hercules at to berkeley. is problem free to the san ramon valley. a heavy ride for all to my past and no major
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incidents a slow your ride. looking at the trip to the south bay we picked up slowing around julianne mckee. looking at the ride on the north bay, 1 01 south is still an easy trip from the county line. a 23 minute drive from highway 37 down to the walnut grave. >> the transit is on time with no delays. >> family, friends and community held a vigil in san francisco for one and killed last month by a parks and recreation truck. ch ristine svanemyr was sunbathing with her child and dog in how a park when the accident happened. police say, the man driving and the park and wrecked
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bioko fled the crime scene and was later arrested. many of those who attended the vigil said that they are demanding change about driving in the park. the parks and record department is expected to hold a hearing about the situation next friday. >> a large fire erupts at a recycling center in stockton. you can see the flames clearly high in the air over the center. to propane tanks at the plant ruptured during the fire. this added to the flames and it was large wooden crates, bundles of cardboard and paper and even hate bales. the heavy smoke are obscure parts of nearby interstate 5 causing some trouble during the afternoon. >> he is the first pope ever to take the name of st. francis of assisi. now the
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new pontiff is visiting the birthplace of his namesake. the 13th century france as all of a assisi is known for renouncing his wealth and embracing poverty and. speaking in assisi today, pope paul francis is expected to adopt the theme of helping the poor. >> part of the government is back to work this morning but do not bank congress. it was because of hurricane watches that were in affect for parts of the gulf coast. only some people working for the florida national guard had been furloughed were asked to come back to work. about one pelton civilian employees were sent home on tuesday. but yesterday, about 10 of them return to work. >> officials are asking for
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permission to recall hundred more workers. the national hurricane center has issued a hurricane watch from west of destin, florida to grand isle, louisiana. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news. twitter is getting ready to go public with a $1 billion ipo. but first, it has to deal with millions of dollars in losses this year. we will have that story for you.
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>> twitter unveils its
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billion dollar initial public offering, one of the most anticipated of the year. the big surprise, big losses as twitter user growth is slowing. they warned of slowing revenue growth. in fact they lost $69 million in just a first six months of this year, even though they had 254 million in revenue. twitter does have 218 million active users, but a major concern is that they only add $1 million more users in the last quarter. so looking at science, twitter is more compatible to instagram. is no where near the size of facebook. twiter will most
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likely go public on november 8th, the price target is unknown. >> with this tweet the u.s. senate office put out word about the new alert system that gunshots were fired by the capital. it told them to shelter in place. this is what makes it eight alerts and not a normal tweet. this was launched and government agencies can warn people about national disasters or any bin that will cause them harm. it comes to a phone as a text message. it really stands out. however, the agency since thsends them. they just hashtag them as a a large spread they let people know that they could leave and then they ended the day
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with this tweet stating that these new alerts where in valuable communication tools. anyone on twitter can sign up for days. each agency has a sign up page. you can give them your phone number. considering all of these national disasters may be is not a bad idea to sign up. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. there has been some progress between bart and its workers unions. we will tell you where the talks stand this morning. >> we are also watching the weather this morning, and gusty, destructive winds hit to the bay area over night. we will have a live report from kron4 jack t. sissel on the bay bridge. >> opening bell on wall the bay bridge. >> opening bell on wall street is coming up next. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted.
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>> welcome back. dusty, powerful winds are hitting the bay area this morning. we send kron4 jackie d. sissel to the bay bridge. >> i came across a richmond san rafael bridge and about 4:00 a.m. this morning and i have to tell you that i was holding on with both hands as i went across the bridge. it was a wild ride and i am assured some other people are still in the same things. i also went to a tree that was down and alamo. it was an obstacle course of dodging and limbs and branches. use a slowdown in key both of your hands on the wheel. >> i guess it just depends
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on where you are at a sprea. for the past hours the winds were strong up towards an ample. we are sseeing strong girl wins. future dcast 4 is showing that the win will pick up and then that will start to come down. as we head into afternoon the wind advisory will be canceled and the temperatures will climb. we are expecting low 80s inside the bay area. red flag warning is in effect until tomorrow morning but past that it will be plenty of sunshine. i want you to the seven day sportscast coming up. forecast coming up. >> it is a happy friday of a
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road way since we are not tracking any hot spots. even with the wind advisory in place at the bay bridge, we do not see much in the way of a back up. there is a fairly easy ride. >> we are falling developing new is of the south bay where firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in south san jose. the house is located 2 mi. from highway 87. kron4 will tran has more. >> this happened about 2:30 a.m.. a woman was up and walking round reported smoke. this is when they found out that smoke was coming from the attic. the fire department came here and they stated that this fire had a head start. this is a point to where they had
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to go and a sense of mold and pull out and use a letter to put the flames out. this was useless because of the fire was in the attic thankfully the family-that's the fire was contained and because it was when the at the time they had to make sure that the surrounding home did not catch fire. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> the mother of a connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the white house say her daughter had postpartum depression. this is video from the scene. the mother of a 34 year-old soft miriam carey says that her
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daughter had no history of violence. the woman said of the high-speed car chase yesterday, putting the capital on lockdown. officers arrived at her relatives' home in brooklyn, n.y., last night trying to gather information. neighbors of the women say they are shocked. >> i just my-as i cannot believe that this could happen. this is a very sensitive area. the white house mandated that we had to evacuate the premises. >> there were stating that all of this was in reference to the shut down. >> a toddler in the car with kerry was not injured in the incidents. the officer heard in the pursuit is expected to be okay. >> in just a few hours, bart
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management and union leaders will be back at the bargaining table tried to work out a deal. this as the deadline of the cooling off. is quickly approaching. the good news is that the pension side of the deal is wrapped up. the main sticking points, compensation, health care and safety, are still points of contention. the unions won nearly a 12 percent raise over three years while bart is still proposing a 10% increase. >> we are concerned that the chief negotiator left today and has not disclosed to us when he will be back. he has abandoned the process. >> meanwhile, a new poll by the bay area council says 77 percent of residents surveyed oppose a strike. the poll also says 63
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percent of residents think workers should accept bart's offer while 6 percent say barge it accept the union's proposal. >> dusty baker is no longer the managers of the cincinnati reds. baker said tenure ends three days after the reds lost the national league wild-card game to pittsburg 6-2. the 64 year- old had one season left on a two-year contract that he signed last october. baker indicted threads into the playoffs three of the last four years, but they never advanced. baker has managed to 20 years in the majors with san francisco, the chicago cubs and cincinnati. his teams have won five division titles and he is a three-time in el manager of the year. >> we will be right
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>> hull's a democratic leader nancy pelosi says no progress has been made toward ending the government shut down saying " it is very hard to negotiate with the republicans when they cannot negotiate with themselves. " pelosi says the democrats agreed weeks ago to the gop money figures for stop-gap spending. she says that republicans have stalled since then. she also says that to get the government up and running again, it will " take some coming together on the republican side. " >> the government shutdown
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claims another victim, the monthly jobs report. the department of labor confirms that the employment data scheduled to be released today will be delayed. officials say they are too short handed to get the information now. the last time the jobs report was delayed happen in 1996 during a another government shut down. that death came on two weeks later. no word on when or if the report will eventually be released. >> the time is 6:42 a.m.. coming up on kron4 morning news. the wind is the big story today. we will get a live report out of the east bay and we come back.
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>> the time is 6:45 a.m.. happening now, strong, destructive winds hit parts of the bay area this morning. joining us live is kron4 will tran he is on highway 13 south of lincoln road and oakland. >> you can see that a tree fell over blocking the commute direction. they mold of the tree to the shoulder so now you can see the cars are moving along. as far as the traffic is no longer a problem. there is an ongoing problem and oakland hills. this happens overnight when a tree fell down and about skyline boulevard in her red what. is to dump some power lines and about 1000 customers were affected. the crews came out to cleared up so we
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understand the power still has not been fully restored. i can't tell you that-- >> is seems like the wind has just out wheels of shot and audio. you can send us your a photos. will share them with you shortly. if you see any damage in your neighborhood snapped a pitcher and e mellon to was a breaking news at kron4.com we will work it into our broadcast. >> the winds are starting to increase along the east shore blind. we are seeing 25 per hour sustained winds in fairfield's. you will
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notice, conditions along the peninsula. it really just depends on where you are located. in norse oakland-- it is 47 mi. per hour winds in certain areas. is very windy in santa rosa. it was not too bed and wince did not wake me up. we still have the wind advisor rate and we have seen it down power lines and trees. the wind advisory will expire at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. the red flag warning has been extended to 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. >> right now the temperatures are not too cold. san francisco is at 64 degrees. 61 currently in pleasanton. as we head into the afternoon the temperatures will be warmer.
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low 80s down the east shore line. expect a sunday and fairfield will have a high of 82 degrees. we have several evensong going on and i want to hide lights this area. the temperatures will be near 80 degrees in downtown san francisco because the city has this micro climate. it is mainly clear skies above breezy at times. remember the raiders are playing at home sunday night and the temperature will be in the upper 60s for the game. you can catch this right here on kron 4. >> the seven day round the bay shows warmer weather for the weekend but a cool down for the next work week. and area of low pressure will
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keep the temperatures down. he can expect this pattern by thursday, the temperatures will be in the mid '70s. the time is 6:49 a.m.. >> there is a hot spots where a major accident has been reported at 580 and fruit of vail. if this is heading towards castro valley. we have reported that the roadway is completely blocked in the right-hand lane may be available for traffic details are still sketchy. the chp stated that a pedestrian is the roadway and it is likely that this was a person who was struck in the accident. four other vehicles are involved and again this is a major injury accident. the big problem is
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likely the westbound commute which will no doubt slowed down because of it being a visual hazard. kron4 mike pelton is a route. >> the rich and ball delays have been canceled for the richmond san rafael bridge caltran and what they whether not the wind advisor is still required at the bay bridge and the dumbarton bridge. light traffic as you concede, the san mateo bridge never had a wind advisory for the golden gate bridge it has been easy on 1 01, no. on traffic is still more and well. you could see the flag, it is still blowing pretty hard. it appears to be blown off shore. >> the warriors point guard
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stephen currey is not going anywhere, but he and his wife have listed their $1.7 million oklahoma on the market. the pink house is located at the ellington in jack london square. that is located just a few blocks from the team's training facility and about 10 minutes from but or coal or reno. the pan house has three bedrooms, four baths, and 2100 square feet of living space. if you buy a home, you also get three parking spaces, storage and access to the buildings a fitness center and pole. >> and the sharks at taking
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on the canucks for their open the season. the second. the score 1-0 canucks. it brent burns slides down by ice to score the first sharks' goal of the season, 1-1. second. justin braun gives the sharks' the lead with his first goal in 85 games, score 2-one sharks'. the final score 4-one sharks'. >> that a's will be plain to mind against the detroit tigers. these are too big hitting teams with a justin verlander on amount for detroit. oakland taking four
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of the seven games in each team has won the season. oakland does have home field advantage. >> coming up on the kron4 morning newest. we are going to tell you about a noon burger being offered up in chicago that is kind of like taking communion at church. we will explain. [ phone ringing ]
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align welcome back. we >> welcome back. there are
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multiple lanes that are blocked. at pedestrian has been struck. this accident is blocking the lanes on the eastbound side of the macarthur the freeway at fruit of vail ave. kron4 mike pelton is in route. the chp has no idea when this will clear. will clear. look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah, our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic, it's math. the only thing he taught us was how to subtract kids from a party. ♪ let's get some cake in you. i could go for some cake. [ male announcer ] switch and add a wireless receiver.
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top stories we are following on this friday october 4th. destructive winds overnight knocking down power lines and trees across the bay area. here's video out of the east bay this morning. a tree came crashing down near diablo and blocked a roadway. a big cleanup is now underway.

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