tv KRON 4 Morning News KRON April 28, 2011 7:00am-11:00am PDT
libya right now, and the obama administration saying that the death toll estimates in libya after two months of fighting could be as high as 30,000 people. the u.s. ambassador to libya saying it's harr to gauge how many people have died in the crackdown on protestors and the fighting between rebels and pro- government forces. just this morning a libyan doctor says a nato airstrike mistakenly killed 12 rebels in the city. people were able to buy firearms in 2010, federal law allows it. the people who did buy the weapons had to go through the proper background checks, but some are calling this a terror vamp in the gun laws and are working to change that. new details in the san bruno gas explosion and now federal prosecutors are asking for thousands of pages of documents from california regulators as they launch an investigation into the explosion. meanwhile, state regulators, pg&e officials, and
congresswoman jackie speer held a town hall meeting last night with victims of the blast. the main issue, long-term recovery efforts. dozens of resident turned on the to hear what actions pg&e is taking to prevent another disaster, and representative speer told residents that everyone has a right to know about the safety of gas lines that run through their neighborhoods. >> anyone who is in the pg&e system should be very interested in what is happening here in san bruno, because if they have a transmission line into their neighborhood, they should fully be apprised of that and be vigilant about it, and they should have the confidence in knowing it's safe. >> the feds are reviewing the maps, reports and emergency plans of pg&e and examination of the blast that killed 8 peel and destroyed 38 homes. pg&e is committed to testing more than 200 miles of gas pipelines by october it. has also reduced pressure in some gas lines. and we'll be right back as the morning news continues. we'll go back to dublin for an
welcome back. clouds this morning, expected to clear this afternoon as the temperatures warm up t will be windy in the hills today. another big story is the severe weather hitting the south and the cleanup today as they search for more victims of the tornados. the storm that's ripped through the south has now killed 201 people. that number has phone up. 201 in five states, 131 killed in alabama alone. the president declared a state of emergency and you can see the latest video of a tornado
from alabama. you can see what has been doing elsewhere. there were many tornadoes that touched down and the mayor said a twist they are was probably a mile wide. >> the governor of georgia has declared a state of emergency. you can see the storm the thunder and lightning there. eight people have been killed in georgia. and it did most of the damage in northern part of the state. and twisters, too. we have been tracking the pictures out of the south. >> these are the latest ones coming into the news room. check this out. this is of the funnel cloud as it touched down. all the pictures are coming to us from alabama. this shows you how big it was. a few more. and outside of her home and
trying to assess what happened you can see the bits of wood. a few more a car flipped over on to its roof. power lines and reports of a million people because of the storms they don't have leaves on the top of them. they went through. they went on with the blocks. and they are askraos the yard. maybe you saw this during the storm. i'll bring you more packages here of the storm. and we're tracking what is left. scary stuff. you can see how big that is across the entire eastern
seaboard. it will start in the southeast, that's where we have seen the damage. you can see just how intense the showers are, the storms they roll through the rest of atlanta and get into south carolina and north carolina and we're getting tornado watches. and our time. you can see through virginia and even more north of that into eastern pennsylvania and up into new hampshire and vermont. storm watches for here as well. and hail an inch and a half in diameter. we are dealing with flight delays in the dc area impacted. we have delays. they are on the ground. they cannot take off until it
passes. a similar story at philadelphia. la guardia and jfk. other airports and this is to the northeast where the flights are in and out. call ahead if you are not flying to the east coast. a plane could be coming to the east coast. temperatures are mild. 50 and 52 in oakland. the highs are looking good, too. and we're expecting 6861 in the city by the way. we may be cooler but we'll be in store for a pleasant afternoon. and it looks great, we'll have the forecast coming up with warm temperatures. check out how the commute is going. >> looking at a big ride around the pay area. we're not tracking any hot
spots t looks like lighter than unusual friday but this is thursday morning. and the west bound bridge is a big commute. the toll plaza flats are not backed up so it's a good right here westbound. west and eastbound. smooth. a bigger backup for the westbound side at the toll plaza. and the bridge, last check was problem free. there are no delays across the span. a very good right through. we have been tracking a problem in dublin the watch from 680 to the boulevard is closed t is because of a police investigation that's ongoing at the intersection of dublin and
amadore. more on that as we move back to daria. let's get more what happened. and we have the latest. you can see the crime tape, what is the rate prevent the investigators. >> reporter: the coroner, there here, that he looking to remove the body. let me show you where it started t started over there the unmarked car in the parking lot belongs to a sergeant with the police department. at 1:30 she was on patrol, notices a man in the area. calls back saying i want to check it out. then she calls said she fired a shot at the transient and ended over there at that white suv in the dealership. and a man in his 50s. they're not releasing his name he is well known, he has been
in trouble before. they get into a scuffle here. and he stomped on her and punches her she is in the hospital with injuries. but you can see the area is shut down and it has been about six hours now they don't know when they will remove the seen. as we leave you let's give you the lay of the land. when we get information when they will clear it i'll pass it along. 7:36 we'll have more in a couple of minutes.
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this afternoon windy. cool. coldest day of the week. we'll break them down in a bit. >> guys. >> thank you, james. and the driver of this truck is lucky to be alive having survived the crash. the cab burst into flames in seattle, washington. and it collided with a car. the driver was able to get out of the cab. >> nobody was seriously hurt. and watching wall street the dow was up. the nasdaq is down and the s&p down a fraction. we had pending home sales unemployment is up. and other news we're following the white colored iphone is
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that's coming out of alabama. this is posted online. a boy pulled out of the rubble. several people helped to pull him out. this is in alabama a wooden door was used to take him to the ambulance as you can see. we have no word on his condition now. let's go to more video from spalding county, georgia. 13 people were killed there. you can see in the shots the incredible amount of damage. from the storms and the twisters, look here in tennessee, 16 people were killed. that tree landed on the house. the storms are devastating, the death toll is rising hourly here. >> and the latest there. let's go to james. >> 50 in.
and you were 52 earlier. and 49 degrees for people there we'll deal with winds. breezy. we'll fast forward. gusts up to 40 miles ap hour. a breezy day in the city. and. wherever you are going to be you will see the winds up on the hills in all quarters of the bay area. by 7 p.m. the winds will be strong. >> the highs this afternoon and 68 and 68 in san francisco. and be warm out there and 68, 69 degrees. 65 in oakland and san jose 66 degrees this afternoon. and the forecast and the
weekend is great. warmer than the day before. look that the saturday in the 70s. the highs inland. wednesday of next week a handful of days. 08s a warm, warm next few days here ahead of us. heading up to tahoe, here is a ski report for you. a few resorts out offering you fun. 224 and 265. and nine lifts. and 133 to 161 for the base. 100 runs available for you. that's and now the ride with george. >> we don't have any hot spots but improving conditions. look west bound as we close in on it. no longer do you see it
reaching to the first overcross. and a great ride to the pay bridge. this is steady here. >> and it is clear and the span a 13 minute drive. the easy trip through the county. 37 to the toll plaza. let's go to walnut creek. 680 a slow ride to the alamo. and on the right-hand side. but the northbound ride heavier than usual getting into walnut creek. heading from pleasant hill to highway 24. >> thank you very much. and police have released a description of a car that they think was used in monday's
shooting near jack london square. we want to show you this and a model like this a four door newer model. and that's not the case. this is what they're looking for and the shooting in the jim jimmy's restaurant. and four people were injured. the suspects are on the loose. >> the hearing in the yesterday the jury heard a recording of his former girlfriend telling police that he gloved about the shooting death of a reporter in 2007. the prosecutors said in the opening statement in a triple murder trial and an associate she believes that bay ordered that bailey be killed because he wanted to stop bailey from publishing an article about the financial problems. doctors have started to reduce the medication keeping brian stowe in a coma after
that giant's fan was attacked. doctors have tried to take him out of the coma but suffered seizures. they are concerned about it. the doctors started reducing the medication just this past tuesday afternoon. so far this time no seizures in response. it will take four or five day tons out of the system then they can look at him and check him for responsiveness. as the raiders are going to play in the overstock.com coliseum, the 49ers have chose an company to sell the naming right force their proposed stadium. they will keep up with cca sports to sell the stadium. it seats 68,500 t will be built next to great america t will open in 2014. the new york yankees say they have committed an error but not the fans hate to see.
in an e-mail the club said an employee sent some of the personal information to recipients t includes names, addresses, phone numbers and accounts. they told the ticket holders it does not include data like a social security number or credit card. hp teaming up with nasa in a contract worth 200 billion t allows the company to provide services to nasa. hp saying it will modernise the system used by 06,000 employees. the contract will last four years with two additional option periods available. and as we head to break. a look here from florida where nasa wrapping up a press conference before the launch of the endeavor t is the last launch for endeavor and the next to last for the program. the president and his family will be in attendance as well
the winds will pick up this afternoon but highs near 70. warming up even more for the weekend with the highs 60s coast and 70s bay. it may turn hot by the middle to late part of next week. this morning a new picture of prescription william just being released a day before they say i do. this is the picture in the program. and the photo taken by a famed photographer. and he is the official royal wedding photographer. we're just a day away tomorrow morning and with that, they have to get the outfits there. these are the final preparations. you can see the garments being
unloaded there. that's where kate middleton and her family are staying t is probably the dresses. i doubt it is the dress. we didn't see a big box come out here. if you want to be a part of the wedding here, the british consulate has a royal guest book. it it is an opportunity to pass along the congratulations. >> the book is something we're hosting to make sure the public can celebrate this occasion with us. once the book has been signed, we will be sending it on to clarence house the representative for the prince. >> today's last chance to sign the book. it will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. save the date for the wedding. we'll be here live at 2
loans to small businesses on hold. job creation at a standstill. 30,000 teachers already laid off. can we really afford billions more in cuts? $13 billion more devastates our schools, our safety, and the california we know. it's time for lawmakers to finally get the problem solved now. our kids and economy can't afford to wait. we are following the clean up in the south. the storm that has taken five states and given lots of
damage. we're looking at some of the things left behind, it has killed 200 people in five states, the president theired alabama a state of emergency on the left this is videotape where the tornados left all of the damage. on the right you can see the destruction in birmingham where the severe weather swept through as well. lots of rubble and wreckage. a twister was probably a mile wide. look at the video from spalding county. this is where 13 people were killed and homes were splintered by the winds. you can see that the roof is torn off many of the buildings here, lot of damage and gas station. rv business and private homes. and the governor there has declared a disaster area and states of emergency for four
counties in georgia. >> it is being called one of the worse outbreaks. james is watching the latest and our local weather as well. >> we're looking at the national view. and we're pointing out this is a big system stretching from florida up to new york. and you can see how intense that shower line is as it rolls through atlanta and north carolina and through virginia and maryland up a the northeast. hail and lightning. right now we have delays all throughout new england from dc through we're talking two hours at the moment, ground plays, and that's how long they are holding them. that will cause ripple effects.
keen an eye if you have any scheduled for today. we're okay. temperatures are warming up a bit 567890 in san francisco. starting to warm up there in the valley. 53 down in san jose. our highs for the afternoon will be pleasant t will be cooler but looking good. and at 65 in looking good. 65 and 66 degrees around the immediate bay. all and all a nice afternoon not as nice, though as what we see on the horizon. look at the weekend, temperatures in the 70s to thele 0s. inland. monday, tuesday, wednesday. warm to say the least. hot in some spots we're seeing the temperatures in the 80s. here is a check of the commute. >> we're still looking at a hot spot around the bay area. that's a great commute this
morning. we start our bridge check, look here, the bay bridge is no longer. it's an easier ride than even an hour ago for the westbound bridge. no delay. the metering lights are on. and getting lighter now. looks like we may have hit the peak t is looking good across the span. and there are no delays throughout the marin county. and a good ride here even at the inbound central freeway where it joins. no backup or congestion. we have a closure in dublin. this is dublin boulevard. that intersection is shut down and the chp has helped by closing down sub680 to dublin boulevard. that's part of the closure.
here is more on that, we'll go live and live in dublin with more on the officer involved shooting. six and a half hours after it started. they believe it ended right around where you are looking at the white suv in the parking lot. according to the authorities we spoke with -- spoke with. this happened at 1:30 when a veteran. she was on patrol and saw something suspicious going on in the parking lot. her car is here t is running. she is in the hospital at this time after a vicious beating that took place from the transient. according to the authorities she called and told them she was going to check it out. three minutes later she calls back and said she fired upon the 50 -- he was in his 50s, around there, a transient. he has been arrested several times for public drunkenness.
he got into fights before. they believe that he was so brutal in his attack he was kicking her, stomping her, punching her and trying to slam her head to the ground. she managed to free herself. fire as shot at him. we don't know why it ended in the parking lot there if the authorities believe he was trying to run away or even tussled over there. but that's why they are investigating that scene and they have been there. his body is there. the coroner is here. as they remove it and let the next of kin know what happened. at this time injuries to the head. and as far as this is company
nod word when they will remove the tape and allow traffic through. back to you. >> we'll check back. 8:05. we'll have more in a moment. let's take a look now of some new aerial pictures that we have in from alabama. just look at the disaster after the tornado. neighborhoods are in splinter -- splinters. well be right back.
the highest total since january. it is a sign the recovery is slow and unevent. and watching chrysler, they will take out bank loans to repay 1kwr-6 5 billion in bail out lops they received from the u.s. and canadian -- canada. details are being worked out on the refinancing package. the terms could be disclosed when chrysler releases earnings. and it owes 5 billion to the u.s. government and 1.6 to the
canadian government. we'll be back as the kron news continues. we continue our coverage here of the weather across the south a video coming in from the plant in alabama. a nuclear plant is off line and the plant is shut down. and the power now operating and that the plant is safe. no raddation released. i'm done with all these lists.
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let's talk football. >> you cannot wait to get me on t is early and earlier. go to gary quick. >> who is the producer. >> there is a little thing taxpayer is a challenge with the fill in can she call the second before air. she had a little panic. very nice the draft tonight, we found out the judge said with the lackout -- - lock out i'll not lift the stay. how does this put it in flux. certain a free agent. what does it mean. >> that's my guess i think the players and the ownerships you
know they're at war you know in a sporting sense but they both know that until they get an agreement all the court rulings are about leverage, does that make sense. >> let's face it, and he said, there is no lock out. they sent a team sent their strengthening coach on vacation. they will keep the players away. they're not going to -- you cannot they have to -- they have to work hand in hand. >> i'm looking and watching. i see panthers with cam newton. i got to the 49ers. and they will picky dalton. what do you think. >> i don't want to sound like
i'm not interested because i am when they pick him, i think of all the things we do in sports that is the biggest term of bs. people in front of the laptops. everyone lies, they will not tell how to pick. i see t is like a card game. years ago before all the blogging and that. maybe you get a bit of honesty but now they lie. there is no use predenieding that -- predenieding that you know. you have an idea but who know was the 49ers won. >> we'll see. i want to tell you it's not that we lied. we made a mistake by crack staff. they looked in a minute and had
ap answer t was hasty. it's not tonight the game is friday and sunday. i was humiliated. i went on the radio i said no one now. >> and she had the guys looking up. >> and listen. >> you have to make a choice someone i worked with for years or someone on the internet. >> i should have gone with the guy on the internet. >> and the games are friday at 7:00. they will be a on at noon on sunday. >> that's clear. we did find out and was a big secret. >> you know that's how it happened. we're trying to get the answers
in 30 seconds. >> exactly. >> barry bonds. >> the last time i ask you. >> because -- when the day that were you for the sports information is frightening. you should be fired. so, barry because he is getting bad publicity. this is cool. he went and visited brian stowe. he spent an hour with him. we found out he gave him a bat autographed for the kids and spent time with him. i just wanted to mention it. >> no question. you never heard me say that barry didn't have a conscience for people. it is the media that he has problem with. but as far as -- i heard this many, many times that you get him away from when he played, away from the park, away from people in his business, he is a regular guy. what is the latest on brian?
>> they're his family has been treating -- tweeting. they're trying to get him out of the coma and so far so good. they're taking him out slowly. this very not seen seizures. >> that's one of the few vince you go to see a game, do you to have fun then your life is ruined. >> and this where i want to talk about, too. this game and now it is coming to light giants and the they were hosting the braves. and this braves pitching coach and here he is that started this fight with the fans in the stands and the dad gets ininvolved. the dad is saying i want an apology. he used this language, it is a big mess. what is going on? >> listen, without knowing one thing about what went on but what we have read, what happens
is, you know the kobe had one. when you live in san francisco or metropolitan area, we're exposed to a lot of things, i don't know the guy but he spent time if the minors as a coach. >> he played. >> and places that are not so cosmopolitan. i'm saying when you are exposed to more thinks you are more tolerant of people than if you're, you know your life has been spent in a clubhouse. >> and roll the video. this dad it is like he was not concerned about that as the guy said he held up a bat and said how much do you value your teeth. he did not swing at him but the guy is there with his daughters and like okay where do we draw
the line. this a game. he is like kids don't belong here at the park t was just nasty. >> to be fair about it, what was dad razzing the guy? >> no but the people near him was. this is not appropriate. now we have gloria. a llred. it escalates. >> no offense, you know the ambulance chaser, she is always there when something goes on. >> yes, she is. fighting for your rights. >> i cannot make a comment. sometimes people who... >> they need to chill out. >> you are in a dug-out you spend 40 years in a dug-out, your view of the world is different than many people. >> exactly. gary. >> see you tomorrow. >> see you later. >> everyone chill out.
a beautiful shot of san francisco there. skies are great. let's walk through what we expect. clear. gusty winds today. they are starting to pick up already. we're looking forward to a warm up. and we're going to show that to you coming up in a bit. now a quick of traffic with george. >> we have a great ride. take a look. no backup. no delay for the westbound ride. i'll have the check coming up in a bit. >> and we're following one of the worse outbreaks overnight. and the death toll is climbing haoefrplt is a brakedown. 131 people killed. 32 dead this morning. 24 killed in tennessee. 1 # in georgia. 8 in virginia. hours after the first tornados hit. here is what the governor of
alabama said about students who were killed. >> they were in student housing off campus but not on campus. we will be there over north alabama visiting and helping in any way ñrthat we can. >> and there are two thousand troops now in a search and rescue operation looking for survivo2.+nd t(the recovery effort xdym there were 164 tornados overnight across the southeast. a man is in custody after police say they found him in an apartment where they found a woman who had
outbreaks overnight. ripping through 10 southern states the death toll is over 200! and hundreds in alabama, alone, with a state of emergency declared by president obama. entire neighborhoods turned to shreds. with major roads. you can see evidence of a tornado. from the side of the building officials are having difficulty with looters, and spectators. mostly trying to protect our own safety. the state of emergency also declared for the state of georgia. thunder, lightning, a plan that georgia, eight people killed from these storms if atlanta. and also twisters. throughout the entire state. >> from the headlines
through alabama. explaining how devastating it is the nature's fury unleashed. at least, to the eight deaths, right now, 130 = alabama! and 58 deaths. the days of devastation, the correct number is still gone up, drastically. you can see a mother, grandmother comforting a bully. girl. a eige boy. a little girl. --and this times daily this is all gone. it looks like there are some emergency crews tried to take out this injured person and even perhaps a body from the rubble. the twisters from alabama. a mother in devastation. the tornado death toll is expected to increase another--
devastation. explaining that this tornado destroyed this neighborhood on wednesday. you cannot even tell if that was a house, a building, the death toll will probably go up. people going back to assess the damage. >> what is going to happen in that part of a country and local. >> it is going to take the better part of today to finally clear through the east coast. still from florida, to new york it is a hit/miss with the video is coming in from the south east. that under shower activity embedded with more tornado possibilities. also in virginia, maryland they are looking for hail, and possible tornadoes. expecting more thunder, lightning with showers pushing through. severe storm watch through
pennsylvania, new york, news for new jersey with several delays 62 delays, of airports and through in york, new jersey. with two- 2.5 hours. halting these airlines on the tarmac. that is going to cause a ripple effect across the country. expect delays at bay area airports because of that. temperatures, are warming up, considerably. san francisco, 54 in oakland, concord, mid '50s and the south bay. how napa of is now 53. it is now 11 degrees warmer and we will continue to get warmer. the highs should top out into the upper 60s. is mitch cooler than yesterday but still awfully nice. a 68 in santa rosa, and still 60s to open, and even in the south bay, 66 degrees in san jose. a quick look at the your kron 4 7 day around the bay a
great look on tap for this weekend with nearly 80 degrees. more so on and sounded and saturday but monday-wednesday will be nothing but sunshine. sunday--will be warmer. 8:36. george? mammal let us start with a check of the bridge. let us start with the bridge. through walnut creek it does not look bad. the bay bridge and even know there was an early morning accident there are still snow backups on the westbound. a light and easy drive. through the bay bridge and across as well. to the san mateo bridge, heavier than the last time. still, no backups/delays for the westbound. smooth towards foster city, san mateo, the golden gate bridge 1 0 1 itself is still the smoot commute. 101-sel self bound and also
marin county. through the southbound there is an accident at a south main street. on the right side and it is amazing that it is not having a bigger impact on this commute. you can see it is not that backed on south main towards san ramon valley. conditions otherwise are not bad considering the situation and location. south main street. the good news is that it is not backing things up. >> thank you, george. 8:37. we will be right back and a live look. with the dow jones up 31 points and exxon burned $11 billion in the first quarter. 11 burned burned--it earned $11 million--.. bayto
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panel will come back, new aerial pictures of >> welcome back, one-mile wide through alabama. following this tornado path. 131 deaths in alabama. the search continues. search and rescue. 2000 national guard troops have been activated. the death toll is 214 for the southern states total. we are following the medication guidelines. brian stow and a medical induced coma. after nearly one month of that attack. he suffered seizures when he was on reduction medication earlier. so far, no seizures. the station will take four days, five days to
get out of a system. his current sedation state will take four days, five days. >> the 49ers are going to bargain for the c a a writes for the $900 million stadium. the 68,000 seat stadium will be built next to great america and open in the year, 2014. the yankees have committed an error. not the one on in the field, but an e-mail to the ticket holders. that an employee accidentally sent out personal information. 100 e- mail recipients. they send out data of numbers, ticket, ticket numbers and they did not include any incriminating information like credit-card or social security. >> this town in alabama is nearly wiped out by this
>> good morning we are continuing to bring you the aftermath. the devastation, the rubble of the survival efforts in the southern states. digging out survivors. so far, 214 death toll through five states. 131 = alcohol. you are looking at tosco losing a- alabama--this six year-old is getting pulled out of this rubble. one-for-one deaths and alabama alone. 131 = the deaths in alabama, alone. through georgia, no
roof. with a lot of damage with 13 people killed there. chattanooga, tenn. 16 people dead so far. one woman was killed with a tree that fell on her house. 24 people have been killed and tennessee. >> watching be a real traffic. and this is a new hot spot. his >> in san francisco, it is hard on the chainaz slick freeway. right where it begins this to car accident you can see that it is just on the scene. they are putting up a break. they are blocking the right lane. this is right after the central freeway merges. with the-james lick freeway. just north of the ups building. reports that there could be injuries involved. c h p will be on the scene and assess weather or not the vehicles can be moved. if there are no injuries? motorists are required if possible to move their
vehicles out of the traffic lane. this is going to impact the northbound, all the way to the octavia street expressway but also coming from the upper deck. of the bay bridge. that has been problem-free so far. no backups, delays. we can easily of storm this problem in the commute without having much of the serious consequences. we could absorb that--pretty much that commute is over here toward the golden gate is also a problem-free all morning long. and despite an accident in walnut creek on the 680. on south main street the traffic is still moving very well! in and out of walnut creek. this is just a typical pattern until 9:00 a.m. when the car pool restrictions will be lifted. 9:18. the weather. >> yes, the golden gate
bridge to see what we can expect weather wise. we will have some wind this afternoon and cooler on tap for this evening. these temperatures are slowly starting to warm up as we go towards the later morning hours. san francisco, just up one to agree with 54 degrees in oakland. the the 3 and up-one degree. in the san francisco, the north- north bay. the decree oakland. the east bay, 53 in oakland. i mention those gusty winds and take us through 4:00 p.m. those strongest winds. san francisco = 39 m.p.h. sustained. nearly the same in san rafael. take a look of the color chart. gusting! the color = the sustained. it is going to be
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product and new numbers for unemployment claims. also exxon mobil has made a $11 billion in the first quarter. this is likely to land and a center of debate over high gasoline prices. and $11 billion profit. >> the driver of this fed ex. truck is lucky that he survived this crash. this kep--cab into flames after colliding into a car. traffic backed up for miles. the raging fires had to be handled by firefighters with no serious injuries. the:53. we will be right back in the stores that we're following the aftermath of the storms in the south. live from pleasant grove, alabama and recent video you can see
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. a:56. a live look of the james lick. 8:56. earlier, this was a two-vehicle fender bender but has been quickly cleared by the c h p. sluggish on the inbound southbound. that is actually clearing quickly. >> a new photograph of a prince william and kate middleton. the black and white photo by mario prestino, the famed photographer who also is there for a wedding photographer. who also
photographed the late princess diana. >> also unloving garments at this hotel-unloading these garments. however, from the bride's taside, take middleton and her family are staying at the hotel. if you'd like to check this out? other things he could check it out on if you're not going? [laughter] you can watch and even some of the royal guest book. it can make a part of wedding history. it is at the british consulate in the san francisco open for anybody. it is your opportunity to pass along your congratulations to the new couple. you can go to the consulate. from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.. still, to sign is that book and get up early at 2:00 a.m. to check out our live coverage. all of
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>> a homeless man is dead, a 20 year police veteran is in the hospital after shooting him. how it all went down and when it started in a live report. >> the death toll rising dramatically. after another round of severe storms. the south. >> quick, weather, traffic out at the golden gate. a live look at the weather center. steve. >> we can check at the bay bridge toll plaza. the westbound has been very
light all morning long. earlier, a hot spot to san francisco has been cleared from the traffic lanes. right now pretty light conditions around the bay area. a complete check straight ahead. >> thank you, george. our big story is the aftermath of the severe storms that went through the south. now 214 = the dead. at least and that they can increasing all morning long through five states. in alabama, this new video. 131 people killed in this state, alone. president obama has already declared this a state of emergency with tornadoes leaving homes, businesses destroyed. you can see the latest video from the air from alabama. entire buildings, homes, left and splinters. people millions of people without power in the governor said that 2000
national guard troops have been evacuated. they're searching it is th devastat areas for more victims for. >> headlines from these areas and photos of the towns. nature's fury unleashed. other headlines from newspapers birmingham, alabama. day of devastation. at that time staley, it is all gone as rescuers are carrying the-times daily newspaper. through montgomery, alabama, the death toll continues to rise over 200. it is one of the worst tornado outbreaks in u.s. history. louisa? >> the watches and warnings continuing to plague that area. and that daytime heating with limited visibility will create a problem. dealing with that today and in terms of today in our area it is action
getting pretty nice. temperatures will be 51 degrees in san francisco, and 55 degrees in concord. the east bay is going to see an improvement in weather. i can to are going to like the extended forecast. towards this afternoon to wind will be picking up upwards of 20 m.p.h. right a wrong to play. that could top when the speed at 30 m.p.h.-right to run the bay--downtown at 30 m.p.h.. when the speed. 60s in the santa rosa, the wind speed it was going to be strong today. >> the east bay, will see mid-60s, 67 in mountain view. 66 in san jose. your kron 4 7 day around the bay a warm up and each day this week we are going to see the temperatures climb. '70s tomorrow and by this weekend we could see the inland areas even up to the 80s! upper 70's for the bay
area and that sunshine will maintain our inland areas could reach 90! get ready for some beach weather. 9:04. george? >> we are continuing to track a pretty good morning no hot spots. we have one earlier in san francisco but a clear, quickly before it had a chance to impact the be bridge. westbound, the meeting and lights are on. and it looks like a ggreat drive, with no delays in the san mateo is looking good toward no. 92 is looking good, the 880 all the way to 1 0 1 through san mateo is looking good. problem-free and marin county all morning long. also, no delays from the north to the celt bridge. the self become a sluggish = 101. no. 2-south bridge. the southbound--
sluggish of 1 0 1 which is fairly typical at the guadeloupe overpass. and the montesquieu highway 237. >> following a developing story of dublin. and officer aattacked and killed he killed a transient. >> 1:3:00 a.m. something suspicious called and at 1:30--he called dispatch and then he shot the transient and he died at the scene. this is video just moments after it happened. this was a brutal attack according to authorities. she was viciously attacked and he punched her, kicked her and even tried to slam her head on the ground. fortunately, she was able to free herself, reached her revolver and shot him. she
noticed that this was and the parking lot of a furniture store. perhaps it ended and 40-50 ft. away from a different parking lot in a car dealership. not sure why it ended up there. the officer is being treated for injuries. we spoke with the alameda sheriff's department this morning and this is what he said. >> tried to smash her head into the cement is what i heard. >> how is she this morning? >> she has head injuries. serious attack. she is in the hospital. >>reporter: do we know how it ended? >> her car is here. they ended up over there. and that is the question. did he walk away? did he try to leave the scene. that is
when the investigators will find out. for >>reporter: the reason why they do not know definitively is because she is in the hospital and not an official statement has been released. they're focusing on the s u v he is described as a man in his 50s and no stranger to the authorities. according to the officer, he has been arrested in the past for public drunkenness. not releasing his name pending notification of his family. also they're not saying the name of the police officer that was involved. i did ask what was suspicious of this and he said that is a good question. the word " suspicious ". there will find out more when they speak to the officer. >> thank you. >> 9:07. we will be right back sudden not go away. let us take a look from our
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>> welcome back the dow jones industrial average is up 19 points. 96 points, at 12,000 over 12,000. the snb is down a bit. part of these reasons is the unemployment benefits claims rose. the labor department announced the figure . 429 k. the job market is slow. >> chrysler is going to take out bank loans and sell debt to regain at $6.5 billion to bail out loans and canadian governments and u.s. government. they have a deal working out and the terms could be disclosed on monday. chrysler will release its earnings on monday. it's still oa was
billions to u.s. and canada. >> it still owes billions. >> the public treated oil company just released its quarterly profit. it jumped 69% in the first quarter. exxon mobil made $11 billion in the first quarter. you can see nearly 120 minutes dollars per day! the company says-$120 million per day-- and 25 per gallon is what they are averaging. >> following this devastation in the south. northern alabama lost power to this nuclear plant. details on that coming up (music)
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over 200 people dead in five states. 214 deaths. one through one in alabama. 32 in mississippi, 30 in tennessee, 13 in georgia, eight in virginia, 131 in alabama. emergency declaration declared by president obama in alabama. here is what the government said from alabama. student housing. >> we will be there today and over north alabama today to assist and help in any way that we can. >> there over to moderate national grotroops with the death toll expected to climb. >> this power has been knocked out to three different nuclear reactors
at this plant and alabama. the act of generators are on right now. the backup generators are on now, no chance of radiation to escape. there should calling this a very unusual event. tracking our area of weather? >> a lot of blue sky. the wind is certainly going to be a factor in today's forecast. this will be gusty this afternoon. a big warm up as we go towards this week believe it or not temperatures are going to get nearly 90 your current temperatures right now. in the 50s across the board. hayward, mountain view. the key one degrees in downtown san francisco. the futurecast 51 degrees in downtown san francisco. when speed at 20 m.p.h. through some of violence, redwood
city. the wind speed. and even through san rafael. 22 mph to oakland, and the livermore valley it will stay gusty this evening. the afternoon how i will be in the 60s. upper 60s for santa rosa, napa, son of kyle. and cooler than that in downtown san francisco and a son of kyle--san rafae andl through the mountain view. check it out under seven day. as we head towards tomorrow some sunshine and it will last to the weekend. we could even warm-up to the 80s in the inland. san rafeal through the mountains you today. >> 70's along the coast on your extended forecast 9:18. >> as we take a look at the quick break to run the bay
area. no hot spots. throughout the bay area. though backupno backups--for tht commuted as many smooth ride. all morning long and a shot of the san mateo bridge. the westbound, the east bound commute is fine in both directions. golden gate = problem-free. we are past the peak of high 1 0 1. >> we're following a developing story with oakland. a pickup truck goes into the water several blocks away from the coliseum. from google earth, atwater drive. and a sole reporter, at atwater tried. >> this was a search and water at atwater drielmhust cred
edgewater near the oakland coliseum. the rescue crews from the oakland fire department. at one point they had this ladder extended over the creek. two different firefighters into the water to check to see if anybody was inside that truck. they checked it. they figured there was nobody in sight it. at that point they are trying to drag it out of this creek, itself. you can see.. and i have also seen perhaps a sheen of the surface of the water. perhaps it is oil. but we are not sure how it ended up in the water. >> are they searching for a body? or is this perhaps a stolen vehicle? >> the latter. it is
probably the likely scenario. we went inside to make sure that there were nobody in sight at this point i do not see any search/rescue teams going up and down the creek. my assumption is that, even though i just got here and i'm collecting information but we will continue to keep you updated. >> a man in custody after they found him living in an apartment with the body of a woman. she had been dead for at least one week. john flower is being held on april hold. they reported unusual smell he is on a parole hold. the body is so badly decomposed there is no known cause of death until an autopsy can be performed.
>> california regulators are releasing documents regarding the san bruno explosion jackie spear and pg&e executives are talking to victims of the blast. with long term recovery efforts as a focus. what actions are they taking to prevent further possibilities of the san bruno explosion. current gas lines. >> anybody in the pg&e system should be very interested in was happening to san bruno. if you have a transition lines through your neighborhood? you should be advised. and be vigilant. they should have the confidence and beat vigilant--they should be diligent. >> pg&e has committed that the testing over to what miles of gas line in
>> more on the story of the tornado devastation. the death toll continues to climb ripping to the south. 250 people. 131 in alabama, alone. 215 people dead. a state of emergency has been declared by president obama. that mile wide tornado through tuscaloosa, alabama. hundreds of homes are destroyed roads are not passable. through birmingham, alabama severe weather several witnesses reported that a tornado touched down was one michael white. it stayed on the ground for two hours. it was one-mile wide.
>> stores throughout georgia with lightning strikes. and even the northern part of the street with twisters in the central part reported. northern part of the state of georgia. says that the coach made crude sexual gestures and homosexual innuendoes. >> he proceeded to turn. he said that kids do and should be a kid's not be at the ballpark, my children rip said, parents were upset. at that point, my children or upset. he pointed it at bat towards me. and
>> this happened during batting practice. they play the san francisco giants on april 23rd. mcdowell issued an apology. >> i am deeply sorry that i offended the fans. i apologize to everybody for my actions. 9:28. we will be right back and a quick peek at the james lick your plants sunshine and nice and light. we will be back. plenty of sunshine
>> this sheds light on the destruction to the south. >> just two minutes. >> i felt that >> the death toll is over 200 and climbing. tuscaloosa, alabama was one of the worst hit. 1 mi. wide twister hit. >> there are parts of the city that i do not recognize. >> students from the university of alabama that are living off campus. >> massive d devastation. these really tear up the landscape, the homes and especially homes that are not that stable.
>> the reality of this situation the sets and that they can only hold on to hope. >> the real test will be to see the religious spirit. citizens are reaching out to each other. eyehol hoping that r strength and our faith will overcome all. >> in tuscaloosa, alabama. >> new photos of the twister that was on the ground for two hours. with 80,000 people impacted. photos showing people going through these streets of rubble. this look like a basketball back with homes completely obliterated. cars turned over. 2000 national guard troops are on the ground searching for survivors. you can see that elderly woman
going through the rubble of her remaining home. >> yes, impressive looking at this on the radar all this activity. in fact, severe weather. to the entire eastern seaboard. the latest threat through eastern, no. carolinas and also in eastern pennsylvania. how in the the new jersey. and it is a different picture. and much more calm here with temperatures in the 50s. 59 degrees in concord. mountain view, san jose, to be seven degrees and as we go towards this afternoon. the seven degrees in san jose. to they will be cool. with 57 degrees... jose. the east bay is going to see mid-60s. 57 degrees with 67 degrees
in mountain view for the high. your seven day is really looking nice. your kron 4 7 day around the bay in fact, as we go towards the afternoon gusting winds and after that is will going to be calm with sunshine and a string of sunny days we will even get to 80s in the inland areas 70's on the bay, 60s on the coast and we do not stop there. we will continue to see those temperatures warming up. check it out. with 90 degrees in some in the spot and '80s around the bay at the 70's for the coast. a lot of nice weather to look for to. >> a rebound to the bay bridge. we are not tracking in the hot spots and now it is been a pretty quiet morning. for the last 1.5 hours, no backups on the bridges. a little bit of slowing as an increasing number of cars going towards the bay bridge. perhaps you are even surprised by the
light amount of traffic. this commute on either end of this bridge. the golden gate bridge has also been some news. through marin county, it also looks good. golden gate has been smoothed. looking at the right in the south bay, the 1 0 1:kate has since movethe goy 1 0 1. the c h p block is showing that the now incidences' reported. there is no reason why this is developing. >> sheriff deputies have shot and killed a transient in dublin. and will hiand and
is andin dublin. >> they have been here for eight hours. it only took three minutes but by the time it ended, a transit man was killed. a police veteran is in the hospital. with head injuries. at 1:30 she called dispatch. she said that there was something suspicious and she got out of her car spoke to a transient. according to authorities to try to pick viciously attacked her. punching her, stopping her and at one point bank her head on the ground. she managed to free herself, she shot him once. it ultimately killed him. in is a dodge parking lot. the efforts are focused on his white s u v.
she is in the hospital none-life threatening injuries. fanneinvestigators ned to speak with her. authorities have not released names of either through dublin boulevard, about 40 said it will continue to be here to conduct investigations until at least noon. authorities will be here on a scene. >> will continue with kron 4 when it is expected to pick up a little bit in the hills.
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it was supposed to be available during the plaque cells however, it was not available. finally, the white is available however, the next generation of the iphone 5. in june. >> the oakland raiders are going to decline in the overstock stadium. they have been teaming up with c a a to sell the naming rights. $937 million stadium. 68,000 seating will be right next to great america and open in 2014. we will be back in just a few minutes. if we want to take a live look at oakland. dewater. they live look. we will have a live look of the pickup truck getting pulled
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>> of combat, jackie is on the scene with that a pickup truck. >> welcome back. >> good morning. this truck has been pulled out of elmhurst creek. that the truck has been reported stolen out of alameda. it it was in the creek for less than 24 hours of according to what the 40's.to according to authorities. they said a heavy rescue unit. extended a letter, and making sure that was nobody inside extending a emergency ladder. and they found that it was pulled out and that damage. the good news is that nobody was in it but the bad news is that it is going to be returned pretty waterlog. >> thanks. >> that storm ripped into
the south is over to her death toll. 131 in alabama, alone. president obama has declared a state of emergency and he is going to travel to alabama tomorrow. to take a look of the damage. he will meet with families and the governor. from pleasant grove, alabama and they cannot believe what happened to their home. >> i have to try to explain to a 9 year-old is that this is all i have. i just went to my parents because i could not get my redial to work. their power came back on and i cannot get my own- rediao by radio- >> this six year-old boy getting pulled from the rubble. several volunteers helping to tuscaloosa. there
were just several victim's. strewn that boy was placed on a gurney. through georgia, you can see the splintered remnants of homes were torn apart. 13 people have died. and yet, more damage in chattanooga, tennessee. 16 people killed. this woman was killed when a tree landed on top of it. 24 people dead and the state of tennessee. these are numbers that we are still updating. >> the iran weather. with the forecast. >> good morning and a gorgeous-the bay-weather!! with a nice day to look forward to. with mostly clear. gusting winds but a big warm up. towards this weekend. right now, the
temperatures are slowly starting to warm-up we're seeing 50s across the board. current temperatures are the severe weather, to the national map below in the eastern seaboard. 50s. 55 in oakland, and after san jose, writer around 57. through the day today, by 11:00 a.m., right around 57--with wind speeds of 20 m.p.h. to sign a final, and even the 31 mph in san francisco and even some not fil sissome rafeson rafeain san rafael....'s the abundance of warm-up. at that warm trend coming in.
mid-'70s and '80s on the sunday and will just keep warming up. next week we could even be getting towards a 90 degrees inland. 80s in the bay and 70's on the coast a court is looking forecast. >> over all, it has been great. just a few hot spots and if not done that severe. right now, we are tracking no hot spots with a bridge check. westbound. a bit of a backup but no problems or delays. keep a nice--look- king commute to the golden gate bridge. 101 assault on is also a problem-free. 101- southbound and walnut creek. through the county you can see a light right in both directions. still traffic light at 680 south even with
an ax and a reported south main street. with that accident reported. the 9:49. the fedex driver is lucky. before it burst into flames and seattle, washington. the firefighters got on the scene. right after it ran into another car. as i mentioned, the driver was able to escape. no serious injuries. oakland police are releasing an update on a description that they are looking for in connection with a shooting at jack london square. this is a four-door white camry. they thought that it was our originally a dodge but now, this was at sweet jimmy's restaurant with four injuries and two deaths. >> hearings continue with jurors hearing a recording.
telling the police that they knew about the shooting death of chauncey bailey this report is showing that the triple murder is that they think that it was and ordered hit. they wanted to stop an article from potentially being published about their financial situation. >> with 246 people dead and the south. that is chilly 100th more than this morning. that is nearly 100 more than this morning. we are following this developing story and from our roof cam. through san francisco, the gusting breezes and a nice sunny day. and stiff breeze. (music)
then of 9:54. your kron 4 7 day around the bay the wind today is going to be blowing out the crowd. the world of sunshine the we are going to see for the next sunshine. the walking and 10 degrees. and even warmer by mid-week next week. deat >> a newly released full of friends william and mario pristino, the famed photographer, that was also the official photographer for late princess diana, and the kurds were a family. > we have thehe is the current
family photographer for the royal family. >> along this procession route hundreds of well wishers are camping out. some are more organized than others. >> we are glad that we came. with sleeping bags, and even chairs >> with parties in honor of celebration and camping out and this time he will be a guest in the abbey. >> being in westminster abbey this huge event, with security intense. this route will take kate middleton into another world. >> you think that you'll come and and there are going to be sold manthere are going te so many... security efforts. >> the happy couple went to
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have the latest details and photos of the destruction. >> investigators are on the scene this morning after an officer is injured and a person is dead details coming up on kron 4 morning news. live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> a gorgeous day run the bay with nice weather. your forecast. around the bay. >> right off the bat, no hot spots to contend with. no. 1 0 1. we are a bit behind schedule. >> our big story, this morning. we are following the deadly weather that is hit the south. with tornadoes hitting at least 261 . president obama will
meet with the governor. speaking to survivors. the president has a reed declared a state of emergency. some video that is been coming into our newsroom. out of rudy, alabama. millions without power. 2000 national guard troops are activated. and how this search will be devastated. people could still be missing. >> video of the damage from pleasant grove, alabama. one resident that set they cannot believe what happened to their home to take a listen. >> i had to explain to a 9 year-old that this is all i have. as i mentioned, i just went to my parents i could not get the radio to come on.
>> we also have a video of this tornado caught on camera. this mile wide tornado. to tuscaloosa, alabama the size of this off in the distance. it is coming in we will hear from the student that shot this footage. it their first hand account of what it was like to be on the ground well as that twister approached. >> also, for >>this just in to the kron 4 news room pictures of the storm damage. these are capturing people that there is the light in the south. they are assessing the damage and tried to cto come to terms with what happened in their community. this one showing the damage. i do not even know what the blue structure was. perhaps it was a sign at one point. with cars in the background and items are demolished,
trees are down, power lines have been destroyed. here is another one of a person. they were able to save their bike. these are pictures coming through all of the hardest-hit areas to alabama. i think this is a pretty good assumption of there's not much left in these areas. >> we have this on the radar and how were the storms looking this morning? >> the eastern seaboard is lit up. this severe weather is continuing to pummel. right now, some of these problems parts are north carolina, south carolina, and also eastern pennsylvania. southern new jersey you can see it's heavier weather. problematic. however, a different store on the west
coast with the 60s. 62 in antioch. 57 in mountain view, san jose. as we take you through this afternoon it is going to be the gusty afternoon with winds picking up to 30 m.p.h.. the afternoon high will be 60 degrees in santa rosa, and 55 in novado, and low 60s for at sun rafesan rafeal your n 4 7 day around the bay loss of sunshine in store and will continue to keep that sunshine for the weekend. 80s for this weekend and as we go towards next week will continue to see those temperatures climb. just below 90 degrees. >> as i mentioned, no hot spots just a bit slow north on 1 0 1. that is down in san jose. as we approach
the bay bridge toll plaza. we can see a medium backup. certainly not the case the metering lights have been activated. for the most part, the traffic is slowing. as we go towards san francisco, the drive time is only 10 minutes. through fremont street towards san francisco and if you're going towards the san mateo bridge? westbound is looking good with no accidents. only 14 minutes, from one end, and the self 1 0 1 to the golden gate is pretty quiet. at the self the self the southbound, 1 0 1 towards the:kate is also looking pretty good. bart, muni, it is also looking good. >> thanks. >> 10:05. the investigation in oakland as this ended up in the water. we put
together google earth to show you the what we've been talking about is that it happened right near the oakland coliseum. 8:30 near add water drive and working crews are on the scene. they just pulled the vehicle from of the water. nobody inside but this vehicle has been confirmed stolen out of alameda. investigators think that this was just under 24 hours. >> and much more ahead on the kron 4 morning news. we will continue to follow the storm damage and the self. more pictures and keep you updated. south. from our roof cam, it is turning out to be a beautiful day in san francisco. temperatures are going up. more details.
those poor plants their own generators, with no radiation leak potential. president obama is on his way to speak their and is already declared a state of emergency for these areas. >> the span of storms from florida, georgia, south carolina, the eastern sections. high probability this hour of tornadic activity. you can see entire eastern seaboard. eastern pennsylvania, and also southern new jersey has certainly on alert for tornadoes as well. it looks like will continue to see severe weather throughout this afternoon sunshine adding that up and the moisture. a lot of instability. and for morning news. >> will continue to fall the storms. the deadly weather and the south and one of the harder hit areas is alabama
>> we are back at 10:15. the violent storms. to hearing to the south. at this point, over 200 people tearing to the south. six states, and the breakdown of the death toll. 162 = alabama. 32 = mississippi. 24 = tennessee. 14 = georgia. eight = virginia. one = kentucky. president obama has declared a state of emergency after the first tornado hit. this
>> look it is on wednesday! 80 degrees on some areas. with 70's for the coast. if you have beach plans? this is going to be just right. >> well, no hot spots to think of. it is been a light ride. with a few minor accidents here, there, but nothing to impact your drive times. the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. then
west towards san francisco, a modest weight. the meter and lights are currently cycling off. currently no problems on the san mateo problems with a lot of space between cars in both directions. 14 minutes between the 880 and the 1 0 1. north bay out of san francisco, the golden gate looks good. top speed at 60 m.p.h.. no problems to the bay area bridges and it still looks good. a seaport and transit are all on time. >> thank you. a c-part are all on time. police officers have killed a transient after being attacked by that person. will tran is the latest? >> james, according to investigators this transient was shot after being viciously attack he attacked the
officer. according to authorities, she was and this area on alhmador plaza and the call to dispatch. she called back and said that she fired upon this transient. his name is not being released. certainly ther has been report thihe was vitally attacking her, punching her, kicking her, and tried to of finely-- attacker. and this he was of violently.. his body was found near this white s u v. the attacks started in this parking lot. the attack ended in this parking lot over here. either names are being released. the officer is in the hospital with
non-life threatening injuries. also, the transience name has not been released. however, he is no stranger to the police with public drunkenness, and getting into fights and with his name is still being withheld. getting >> thank you. we will be falling this to the rest of this morning. >> much more ahead on this kron 4 morning news including i just heard from the why year. charlie sheen could be helping out giants fan brian stow.... (music)
70 degrees and this warming trend is on the way with 80s by this weekend. it is nearly hot. family we need to go back to that top story. >> now that we are seeing the devastation caused by massive storms and tornadoes that tore through this area. in alabama, over 160 people killed in these storms. one university of alabama student was comparing this damage to hurricane katrina. >> the only thing from this is that i am from coastal alabama. seeing the damage from hurricane ivan, hurricane dennis, parking this storm was similar to the way that the storm moved. hurricane-kartrina >> the mayor of tuscaloosa
is saying that " literally obliterated blocks of the city. >> meanwhile, some other wild weather video with flooding in the midwest. much of missouri is under water with very heavy rain. believe it or not officials are saying that the water is trying to recede. most of the roads are closed. this will give you a better idea of how high this water is in branson, missouri. much more ahead of. including an update on what charlie sheen is going to do help brian stow. a good thing, a nice thing. a live look. from our mount tam cam. a little shaky. still, temperatures are really nice. beautiful weather one, right back. when we come attack on the come right back
>>this just in to the kron 4 news room commercial building. it just torn to shreds. in the foreground, sifting of what is left. for the cells, a good number of people is that nothing is left for the people in the south. president obama is going to meet with the governor to help with what to the due to get back on their feet. and cutting back to the local forecast. >> getting back. >> these storms have been moving slowly towards the eastern seaboard. right over the east coast. you can see the severe weather from florida, georgia, north carolina house and the south carolina. the probability of tornadoes, you can see the problem spots through new which jersey. new york city, very severe weather through philadelphia, eastern pennsylvania, southern new
jersey. very severe weather. a very different picture here in the bay. we will continue to see pictures with more sunshine. each day this week will have a nice for and nicer forecast. right now, tensor in the 50s. 55 in oakland and right now, temperatures are in the 50s. it looks like by this afternoon will have the highs into the 60s. santa rosa, napa, and right around the bay will stay in the low mid '60s. keeping a round 66. 55 in oakland. right believe it or not, we could even get up to the 70's with nice weather to come. your kron 4 7 day around the bay as good towards the friday, temperatures in the 70's. and even get to 80s by sunday. it just keeps warming up and climbing. mid-week next week we could even reach 88 degrees.
nearly 90 degrees inland. 80s around the bay and the 70's on the coast. get ready. >> thank you. it looks like the perfect time to leave is not showing any hot spots with this commute dying down. just a small white getting into san francisco the media like to not active and just a small weighdelay getting in the free san francisco, and to the nimitz. west 92 the right is showing hayward city, and also towards san francisco no problems. southbound 680, there was a hot spot earlier but not the case anymore. lots of space between cars and west 24 is looking good in/out of the
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the s&p is up just a fraction. the nasdaq is off by just seven. on the day. also, gasoline prices are up. and big boprofits. exxon mobile burned $11 billion in the first quarter. that is the highest. the company has earned 25 per gallon from gasoline sales in the u.s.. new details from the unemployment benefits filed. the labor department is saying that 45,000. now, for a 29,000. -429 k the unemployment claims are out. >> the white apple iphone is
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with 2146 deaths totale246 deatn of the hardest-hit areas is how and alabama. if this six year-old was rescued from the rubble. the used a makeshift the door as a bernie. through georgia, you can see as a gurney----even more deaths through georgia, and they've ripped apart homes, crushing cars. 1 million people still without power. through tennessee, the death toll continues to climb. the tree landed on top of it. we will continue to update the situation. also president obama is going to be going to alabama on friday. to speak with the victim's family, and the
governor. all declared a the state of emergency. >> in the meantime, the forecast here in the bay area. >> it is going to be gorges. that is the key word. not just for today, it is going to be gorgeous. --the wind is expected to pick up. a bit breezy. continuing to be gusty this afternoon a big warm-up. towards this weekend, the current temperatures are in the 50s. we are starting to see some 60s through napa, concord. and mountain view, san jose, low 60s and to the seven degrees in half moon bay. the futurecast-57 in half moon bay. as we show that most locations are in the 20 m.p.h. even 30 m.p.h. wind speed. breezy conditions
will continue until 7:00 p.m. the afternoon high will be 60s. 68 in santa rosa. low 60s through santa rosa and along the coast will be cool. today, will be the coolest today that we will see for the rest of the week. just continue to see those numbers climb. even the 69 degrees in morgan hill, fort morgan. for your kron 4 7 day around the bay clear skies across the board. fazwe will continue to climb up into the 80s for sunday. check out wednesday. 88 degrees expected. warmer inland, also easethrough the bay, with seven is along the coast. >> thanks. if 70's along the coast. >> certainly, the end of the rush-hour. a minor
whedelay in those cash lanes. with 12 minutes from the maze through san francisco, if you're printing out to the san mateo bridge? nice, light conditions. the same for the golden gate, south 1 0 1 then has been clear. with no trouble through marin county. san jose, the northbound 101 as i see to the downtown area, certainly traffic is moving well. through santa clara, and also we are seeing clear conditions to the 87 interchange. >> thank you. now that he is out of office former governor arnold schwarzenegger is going to go to perhaps pursue a new terminator series. arnold
and we are back, 10:54. the picture of kate a middleton and prince william. just released this morning. one day before the wedding. the big day. and on this po.just noticed that everybody on this will see this mario testino, the famed photographer for the current rural family, and the former princess diana. >> many people the current rural famil, come
>> their message was there affection towards us has been incredibly moving and expect more tidbits from the laurel couple soon. >> this video, could this be kate? could that be the dress? these garments arrived arrived. and new video into >>this just in to the kron 4 news room the duchess of cornwall. through the clarence house this is where prince william will spend his last night as a single man. his father, prince charles will be by his side. they started meeting with the people. and thanking them. shaking hands. we cannot wait our moral
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