tv KRON 4 Early News KRON June 10, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PDT
f (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> good morning. good morning, top stories we are following for you on this monday, june 10th. police have identified the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in southern california that left five people dead. details on the shooting, coming up. and jury selection begins today in the trial of george zimmerman. he's the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with the murder of an unarmed florida teen. details on what zimmerman
faces, coming up. and we are taking a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. watching the weather this morning. partly cloudy skies expected for today. good morning everyone, i'm james fletcher. >> and i'm anny hong, thanks for joining us. south lake tahoe. some lightning strikes, to can see it is situated near livermore. and out towards the all the months pass and some in tracy. you can see the possibilities will continue, the green, the yellow indicating light/moderate. a good possibility for some showers i think that most of us will be dry. there is some more store that there is somewhat thunderstorms. let us take a
look if your current temperatures. fairfield, concord, redwood city. temperatures not that bad. low cloud coverage. all of that white ising indicating mostly cloudy skies by 7:00 a.m. take a look we will hold on to mostly cloudy skies so to not be surprised if you see nothing but gray. and san mateo. and for those of you along the delta. we will not releasing the sunshine or temperatures warming up. and we were talking to triple digits just a couple of days ago. livermore, 60s. and redwood city's your kron 4 7 day
around the bay and looks like we could wake up to some of morning fog but a bit of a warming trend as we wrap up the workweek. more details on your extended forecast but for those headed outwork school no hot spots. this live look to the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic moving well. the san mateo bridge is also moving well. 12-13 minutes and it this live look at the golden gate bridge. no worries. there is a little bit of drizzle. >> new this morning. firefighters are on the scene of a one alarm fire in san francisco's outer richmond district. crews responded to a report of a fire at a multi-story
single family home in the area of 35th avenue and geary boulevard around 12-30 this morning. the fire has since been contained. no injures were reported. investigators are still fire. >> only days after a shooting rampage in santa monica left five people dead. police are trying to piece together clues as to what year-old gunman to kill his father and brother. and then start firing at strangers. kyung lah has more. >> reporter: you can see that he was carrying all of this weaponry. it >> any time that somebody is carrying a bag full of extra magazines, with a bagful of guns, carjacking, kills people, i say that is premeditated. >> reporter: put people say
to the college bookstore to purchase textbooks. >> it seemed to be random. and in the bay area, and the bart employee general manager designed undre in the mt stayed on the payroll fall another 19 months. the 57 year old cashed in 80 weeks of vacation time over $380,000. during her 20 years career, but it shows that there is a serious problem and how the agency deals with unused time off. sonoma county officials say police shot and killed a 48- allegedly stabbed his son's at the windsor town green. urbano moreno morales after agency.
former bart general manager dorothy dugger resigned under pressure back in may 2011-- but stayed on the payroll for another 19 months. the 57-year-old dugger cashed in nearly 80 weeks of unused vacation time. dugger says she was entitled earned more than three- vacation tiur 20-year cah bart. bart board member's say there's a serious problem in how the agency deals with jury selection begins today in the trial of george zimmerman. he's the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second degree murder in the death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. zimmerman says he fired a bullet into the high school student's chest because he feared for his life. if convicted, zimmerman could get a life sentence. apple will hold its first major product event in nine months today. the global tech company is expected to unveil an update to its i-o-s mobile operating system at its worldwide developers conference here in san francisco. also expected at the music service. a refreshed macbook lineup and potentially an apple t-v update. >> i feel if we are very fortunate. >> one east bay woman is lucky to be alive this morning. after a birthday celebration goes wrong. as the limo she was riding in catches fire. the details on the fire and the investigation, coming up.
>> the fire officials investigating the cause of a limo fire in walnut creek. most of the passengers inside at the time were elderly women. kron 4's alecia reid was at the scene and has details of how the women managed to escape. >> one minute it was fine as the next time it was chaos. these ladies were slow in the were packed like sardines in there. >> we were just trying to celebrate my birthday. >> the fire did not stop celebrating instead of using a limo they used a car pool
to sonoma. in walnut creek, alecia reed, kron 4 news. >> this comes a month after another limo fire claimed the lives of five passengers. the fire broke out in the back of a limo carrying nine women, inclg bre-to -be trn the san mateo bridge celebrating her bridal shower. only four of the women survived the ordeal, plus the driver of the limo. the cause of that fire is still under investigation. >> a-c transit is rolling out a fleet of 23 new american made busses to serve it's east bay riders next weekend. starting on june 16th, the new flyer buses will begin operating along international boulevard. the 60-foot long coaches seat 52 passengers, the engines are quieter, and have an after treatment that will result in lower emissions. along with the new flyer
buses, a-c transit acquired 67 new buses in march to begin the overhaul of it's entire fleet. still ahead on the kron four morning news. it was a "presidential getaway" for two of the world's most powerful leaders. we'll recap the weekend meetings between president obama and chinese president xi jinping. >> this looks a live look outside. with some flashes >> this looks a live look outside. with some flashes [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet offers more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hotspots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hotspot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website below to get at&t u-verse
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conditions, the green, the yellow, with light/moderate. and it is north of the bay area. but a lot of cloud coverage associated. temperatures are in the upper 50s with the exception of 51 degrees. i want to follow these numbers the futurecast by noon, 50s by the bay. and 60s for the warmest inland spots. and from what we saw on friday and saturday with mostly cloudy skies but 60s on the boards. cloudy conditions and temperatures are really not changing that much. not much of the temperatures. today. brentwood, 76 degrees. and brentwood could
be the warmest. 60s along the waterfront. 60s in berkeley. turning our attention to the south-bay. san jose, 72 degrees with partly sunny skies. downtown san francisco, cooler. and last but not least i want to turn our attention to the north bay. the chance for a isolated storms. keep your umbrella and the and again it looks like unsettled weather is certainly a possibility. clearing morning fog much quicker than today and temperatures will start warming until the end of the workweek. traffic moving decent. there is a potential for hot spots. and it looks like there could
be a lane the blocked and activity off the freeway as a car is overturned. emergency vehicles are on the scene. i want to take a live look at some of our live cameras the bay bridge toll plazas, pretty easy drive. overnight construction but that should not slow to down. the san mateo bridge, also looking good. the golden gate bridge also looking good and as i mentioned, there is an incident southbound 680 at the monument. on highway 24, a clear shot into the muck macarthur maze >> opresident obama and his chinese counterpart, xi jinping, have wrapped up their two-day summit in california
jessica yellin has the latest on the meetings and the gift obama gave to the chinese president. >> the president wrapped up to their summit in the california desert. president obama de cleared the visit " terrific ". they met for eight hours. the and i was looking forward to this meeting for a new model of cooperation. >> the summit was held for months after she-he took office after the new chinese leader. the backdrop was unusual. not just because it temperatures were above 110 degrees they met at a private est.. they were
offered a quiet space to work to a range of issues of these private couples estate. >> there was quite a good of an alignment on the pre initiative issues and they were able to work together. >> the chinese worked together investigating and working out the world's world of the road. and also, climate change. this bench mat was a gift. >> this is made out of redwood. and you're out of
the summit, the president and the eighth four peppered with questions they had strong words about consequences of these leaks. >> he is doing the damage control if there are any leaks. now, they are looking to hold a similar sum went outside of beijing in the not so distant future. palm springs, california. >> the source behind the leaks of sensitive national
the democratic senator is looking for new measures of the patriot act that he wants to realign. republican senator of the patriot at that the intelligence gathering strategy is going too far and he plans on selling the federal government. >> if i can say ask the internet providers to ask your customers to join me in a class action lawsuit. >> not everybody thinks that it is a plan into breach those that are complaining now should have paid more attention. we passed the patriot act. that allowed for this program to take place. and in operation. and
if members in congress did not know what was voting on i think it is their responsibility instead of the government. >> hong kong has extradition with the u.s.. they want to seek asylum in iceland. but you have to be in iceland we are posting an our facebook fan page and asking you if he is a hero? again, three months after the incident happened.
>> welcome back. with low cloud coverage. it is going to be a cloudy and cool day. mid 70's inland and '60s around the bay. we will wake up to some morning fogs but some warmer weather by the middle of this week. we will continue with a warming trend as we go towards thursday and friday. and lightning strikes in the next report lawmakers express their outrage over the government's surveillance of phone records and internet one is even threatening to sue over the program. debate. a california family is dispatched to the american river saturday to helptom duhain reports they were middle of the river after water levels suddenly increased. >> scientists who dissected
a huge mako shark caught off the southern california coast are releasing more details about the catch of the female. this is a picture from the catch. biologists say the shark had gallons of water in her stomach, and that she gave birth earlier this year. the shark was caught on june 3rd after a two and half hour battle off huntington over 13-hundred pounds. if the catch is confirmed and meets certain conditions, it would exceed the 1,221 pond record mako catch made back in 2001. scientists believe the shark was more than 15 years old. we will be back with more headlines and recap the top stories. here is a look outside. the traffic is not an issue. a little cloudy and drizzle. and even some lightning here, there.
>> good morning, let us check-in with your forecast with erica. >> not much changes for the afternoon clouds will stick around the stormtracker 4 issue one where we are seeing lightning strikes. through livermore. some activity off shore. maybe some lightning strikes issue head out to work or school. moisture to the north. the green and the yellow indicating light /moderate through the ukiah we are waking up to a lot of low cloud coverage. that is keeping mild temperatures around. with 50s through livermore and '60s and oakland. and as we follow these numbers for the afternoon expect some 70's but a lot of locations will keep it into the 60s. santa
clara, 75 degrees and 76 degrees in campbell. we could see unsettled conditions with concord, 70's. and downtown san francisco upper 50s. and low 60s for those in san bruno. in terms of your extended forecast, your kron 4 7 day around the bay of warmer weather, with opera 70's and 80's and 60's for the coast. slightly cooler conditions but not much rain in sight. on settled and the drizzle. you might need to use your windshield wipers. we do have an incident it does not look like it is blocking any lanes but the traffic is
building at the approach to the dibay bridge toll plaza and then veering lights are not activated construction. for those of the san mateo bridge, no incenses. and last but not least a look at the golden gate. we do have some drizzle to talk about. no accidents the firefighter are on the scene, of a single story cat nip kerry boulevard. the call came in at 12:30 a.m. the fire has been contained but no injuries were reported. investigators are
looking as to what caused the fire. will tran will be giving us a quick update. >> there's been another limo fire in the bay area. this time in walnut creek, everyone got out alive. here's are a couple of pictures taken of the limo. most of the passengers inside were elderly women. they were out celebrating a friend's 90th birthday party. nine women in the back and the guest of honor in the front seat. that's one of the caretakers alerted the driver about smoke. the driver got out immediately said that there was smoke. there was black smoke that was indicating a limo. >> i will never take a limo for anything. or no matter what. i will not take a chance. one minute
everything is fine and the next minute it was chaos. >> the fire did not stop the women from celebrating. we're told instead of using a limo, they carpooled to sonoma to enjoy the birthday festivities. the incident in walnut creek comes just a month after another limo fire claimed the lives of five women. the fire broke out in the back of a limo carrying nine women, including a bride-to -be traveling on the san mateo bridge celebrating her bridal shower. only four of the women survived the ordeal, plus the driver of the limo. the cause of that fire is still under investigation. >> police have identified the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in southern california that left five people dead. santa monica police sgt. richard lewis says sunday that 23-year-old john zawahri killed his father and older brother at their
home friday before going into the streets and to a nearby college. the violence ended after the gunman was shot to death by police in a chaotic scene at the santa monica college library. authorities did not immediately name the shooter or the two men found dead in the house because next of kin was out of the country and hadn't been notified. lewis said his name was released sunday after his mother cut her trip short and came back to the country. >> anytime somebody has a bag full of magazines, i would say that is premeditated. >> officers believe that he did not know anybody of the victim's he was just choosing victim's at random.
>> murder? or self defense? those are the questions at the center of a trial getting underway this morning in florida. george zimmerman is charged with second degree murder in the killing of trayvon martin. rene marsh is in florida this morning to bring us to speed on this case and what's at stake. >> on february 6, h neighborhood watch was calling. >> going against instructions the of the police, there was a violent confrontation. he was taken into custody but was later released. this ignited a firestorm of controversy with zimmerman is a rest and
they wanted it just sendjusticem martin. >> he was eventually charged with second-degree murder and released on bond he offers his apologies. hitting into this week to a jury selection the attorney gave a preview of what he is looking for. they want to decide on the facts of the law. >> there are no immediate plans to put his client on the stand. >> we will be right back but first, the house fire in santthis is at 30 fifth ave. and gary boulevard we are
fuel gauge, the national average is at 3-62. here in the state, we are seeing an average of 3-90 a gallon. that's down more than 11 cents in the last few weeks. here's a look at your bay area averages. in san francisco, 4-05. in oakland, 3-95. and in san jose, 3-96. the auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and part suppliers race to find engineers, technicians, and factory workers to build the next generation of vehicles. american factories are operating at about 95- percent capacity and many are already running threeas a result, some auto parts and companies are adding floor space and spending millions of dollars on new equipment. vehicle sales for 2013 could reach 15-point-five million-- that's the highest in six year.
watching another wildfire here in california. county and it's burned at least 13-hundred acres. fire officials say the fire began yesterday near an indian reservation has the potential to reach several thousand acres but it's area. at this time, no structures about 400 firefighters are the aid of nine air tankers and five helicopters still ahead on the kron four morning news. it's a battle over the land in san francisco. why these protesters are unhappy about a new building, coming up. we'll be right back here on the kron four morning news.
>> top stories we are following for you on this monday june 10th. police have identified the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in santa monica. 23-year-old john zawahri killed five people in the streets of santa monica and a local college on friday. >> and we are following the latest out of florida where jury selection begins today for the trial of george zimmerman. he is charged with second degree murder in the death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. if convicted, zimmerman could get a life sentence. >> let us take a look at the weather you can see some
cooler day in san francisco. in terms of your extended forecast. your kron 4 7 day around the bay a bit of cloud coverage and warmer weather put it is going to be cooling down. into saturday and sunday. a look at traffic. some few minor incidences. and starting off with some light conditions the bay bridge toll plaza getting busier than just a few moments ago. for those having to the san mateo bridge. that is on the right side of your screen. traffic
moving smoothly. the golden gate could see some honest and conditions. out of novado into the city. there is a two-vehicle crash. with a big rig. there is no incident report and top speeds towards cupertino. >> a piece of land slated to become condos has been taken over by protestors. a group calling themselves liberate the land has moved to an area that had been a community garden knows as the hayes valley farm. the activists have replanted crops and say are sleeping in the trees.to keep them
from being cut down. in the last few days they've been getting notices from san francisco police advising them that they are trespassing. the protestors say they aren't leaving. >> of the plan is to be present here. and how to preserve this as an open green space. we are willing to have direct action on this area. they want to see this as an open space and trees with gardens. >> the group is collecting signatures for a petition.proposing that the city split the cost with them to buy back the land from the developers. >> berkeley's telegraph avenue was car free over the weekend. which allowed pedestrians stroll down the road.and
browse street vendors.while actually standing in the street. the city is plans to do the same thing every sunday during the summer.as a way to bring in business to merchants who see a drop off when cal university is out of session. >> the idea is to bring business back to telegraph. some of the most vital shopping in the area we have just seen people trying to get comfortable. >> they are calling the event sundays on telegraph.in all there will be 19 more of them this year.ending in mid september. >> there were a lot of people walking in the street around oakland's lake merritt.to celebrate love our lake day. one of the city's most picturesque spots got a recent 48 million dollar facelift.because of bond measure which paid for a new amphitheater,,,,an expansion of a green space and a new pedestrian bridge. mayor jean quan says the
plan is for the lake to be linked up to the bay.and eventually a bay trail will be built to go along side it the last piece of the concrete culvert which separates the lake from the estuary.is expected to be removed sometime in the next several weeks. this corner of one of the most beautiful wallops in the it lakes, a around the estuaries. the last piece of the culvert that separates the lake from the estuary is expected to be complete in the next couple of weeks. the sacramento- san joaquin the delta's increased >> the giants are starting to pick up some steam.
chad gaudin pitched six strong innings, marco scutaro and brandon belt homered and the san francisco giants beat the arizona diamondbacks 6-2. rookie juan perez - one to watch. after yesterday's game in the desert, the giants will head east to start a three- game set at pittsburgh on tuesday. the swinin' a's stopped swinging yesterday. the chicago white sox beat the oakland a's 4-2 to give both teams a split of their four-game series. after racking up wins and storming to the al west lead, oakland now trails texas by a half game. but the a's come home next week. to take on the yankees. >> the san antonio spurs kept pace with the miami heat for the first 32 minutes in game 2 of the nba finals last night. the next 12 minutes allowed the heat to even the series at a game apiece. miami trailed 62-61 late in the third quarter before a 33-5 run allowed the heat to pull away in a 103-84 rout of the spurs. mario chalmers had a team-
high 19 points for the heat. the team drained 10 three- pointers and shot 49 percent from the field. lebron james finished with 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists after recording his 10th career postseason triple-double in miami's game-1 loss to the spurs. the spurs had just three players score at least 10 gree's 17. tim duncan grabbed 11 rebounds but missed 10 of his 13 shots to finish with nine points. the series shifts to san antonio for game 3 on tuesday.
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> top stories we're working on this monday, june 10th. an overnight fire in san francisco unveils a marijuana operation. we're live on the scene this morning. >> and its happened again. another limo catches on fire in the bay area. we'll have more on what happened this time. >> and we're finding out about a former bart manager who took in a more than 300- thousand dollar salary. without even going into the office! details on that story coming up. >> developing story out of san francisco. where firefighters out on a call to battle a house fire find more than flames. but a marijuana operation. kron four's will tran joins us live in the city's outer richmond district with more. will? >> reporter: and is correct,
once inside. they had to use a pick up truck and a load of all of the marijuana and take it out. they have not been able to track down the people and it looks like somebody lived here and there are inside at the time. they are still going to track down and try to address the people. and as far as the damage. just on either side. new this morning. firefighters were called out to a house fire overnight in
san francisco's outer richmond district. this was a multi-story single family home in the area of 35th avenue and geary boulevard around 12-30 this morning. the fire has since been contained. no injures were reported. investigators are looking into what caused the fire. >> there's been another limo fire in the bay area. this time in walnut creek, everyone got out alive. here are a couple of pictures taken of the limo. most of the passengers inside were elderly women. they were out celebrating a friend's 90th birthday party. nine women were in the back in the front seat. it was oneth caretakers who alerted the driver about smoke. >> the driver said it to get out immediately and within five minutes there was black smoke. >> i am never going to take another limousine. i would not take a chance. one man that everything is fine in the next minute it is chaos. >> the fire did not stop the women from celebrating. we're told instead of using
a limo, they carpooled to sonoma to enjoy the birthday festivities. the incident in walnut creek comes just a month after another limo fire claimed the lives of five women. that fire broke out in the back of a limo carrying nine women, including a bride traveling on the san mateo bridge celebrating her recent wedding. only four of the women survived the ordeal, plus the driver of the limo. the cause of that fire is still under investigation. >> police in santa monica are trying to piece more information together after a shooting rampage left five people dead. the gunman has been identified as 23 year old john zawahri. zawahri is suspected of killing his father and older brother at their home on friday. and then firing at
strangers on the streets and at a nearby college. police shot and killed him. authorities did not immediately name the shooter or the two men found dead in the house because next of kin was out of the country and hadn't been notified. >> bart's highest-paid employee last year earned more than 330-thousand dollars- dugger cashed in nearly 80 weeks of unused vacation time. dugger says she was entitled to the money because she earned more than three- thousand hours of unused vacation time during her 20-year career with bart. bart board member's say dugger's payout shows there's a serious problem in how the agency deals with unused time off.
this morning, investors are hoping the stock market continues to move higher today. sharply higher. that's due expected jobs report. today, apple will hold its first major product event in nine months. the global tech company is expected to unveil an update operating system at its worldwide developers also expected at the conference? a new "i-radio" streaming music service. a refreshed macbook lineup and potentially an apple t-v update.
saw the numbers ending up. economists, are encouraged by u.s. workers looking for new jobs. >> a-c transit is rolling out a fleet of 23 new american-made busses to serve it's east bay riders next weekend. starting on june 16th, the new "flyer" buses will begin operating along international boulevard. the 60-foot long coaches seat 52-passengers, the engines are quieter, and cleaner. long with the new "flyer" buses, a-c transit acquired 67 new buses in march to
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but anyone can help a foster child. >> several villages are being evacuated along germany's elbe river after it breached a levee in the eastern part of the country. officials say farther downstream, a dike west of berlin was breached overnight. local residents and volunteers from nearby cities came to pump out water in houses and on streets, and carried out the sandbags used for defending water.
>> we had a very warm weekend. temperatures were in the triple digits but not the case today. most of that activity is along the coast but in the last couple of hours we have observed over 400 lightning strikes. through sonoma county. and along the delta. you can see the 580 interchange. we can see some yellow one your screen. and if you need to use your horn shall wipers. this will canute towards oakland and san leandro.
keeping your umbrellas handy. the satellite and radar showing this wider view. a lot of cloud coverage associated. it is keeping warmer temperatures to the ground. 50s and 60s. following the cloud coverage. as we go for the afternoon. for the east bay interior and the south bay. to not be surprised if you'll see that sunshine. we are forecasting a great, but grey day. 71 in san ramon.
potential for lightning strikes. and as recall for the afternoon hours. mid- 60s for san leandro. as we go for the attention of our south bay. downtown san francisco unsettled weather for today with 50s in novado. and i do not think we're going to see any rainfall for the rest of the week. taking a look at the powethe warmest inland spots. and on that saturday, sunday. as we transition into the weekend. and now,
traffic with george. >> interstate 80 this is starting to fizzle out. the lanes have been killecleared-and the drive time is only 30 minutes from hercules to berkeley. through concord. it is reported to be on the off ramp. but it will not affect the southbound commute. taking a look at the bridges still light and easy. and the commute to the san mateo bridge looking good and the trip to the golden gate
>> the source behind the leaks of sensitive national security agency programs has come forward. he is 29-year-old edward snowden. snowden is a contractor who says he's behind reports about the u-s government's secret surveillance programs. he was working in an n-s-a office for three months in hawaii. snowden says his "sole motive is to inform the public." he left for hong kong at the end of may and is now seeking asylum. >> was it murder, or self- defense? those are the questions at the center of the george zimmerman trial getting underway this morning in florida. zimmerman is charged with second degree murder in the killing of trayvon martin. rene marsh is in florida this morning to bring us to speed on this case.
going against instructions zimmerman pursued and there was a violent confrontation. the 17 year-old was shot and killed unarmed. he was taken into custody and saying that he fired in self-defense. this ignited a firestorm of controversy calling for some bargains are rest. this was controversy over around the country when they wanted for some vermins--arrest. and a eventually the zimmerman was arrested. for the jury selection. there is a
preview of what they are looking for. jury selection begins today in the trial of george zimmerman. he's the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second degree murder in the death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. zimmerman says he fired a bullet into the high school student's chest because he feared for his life. if convicted, zimmerman could get life in prison. a protest in oakland will be held today as "national hoodie day" in honor of trayvon martin. martin was the 17-year-old from sanford, florida who was shot by neighborhood watch commander george zimmerman. the protest will begin at 3:30 p-m and will start at the fruitvale bart station plaza on 12th street and will end at 5:30 p-m on 14th and broadway. this nationwide protest is organized by the stop mass incarceration network and others. six months after a gunman took the lives of their loved ones, some families of the sandy hook elementary school shooting victims are
heading to capitol hill this week to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action. the lobbying visit tuesday and wednesday is one of several observances gun control proponents are planning for this week's half-year anniversary of the dec. 14 shooting in newtown, conn. despite senate rejection over protecting gun rights, the sandy hook families and other activists are trying to keep pressure on lawmakers to expand background purchases for firearm sales. gun control advocates also are anticipating further action from president barack can't get congress to tighten gun laws, he'll do what he can to stem gun violence. >> former south africa president nelson mandela remains in the hospital this morning while he undergoes treatment for a recurring lung infection. the 94 year old is spending a third day in the hospital. and at last check, was in serious but stable condition. yesterday, family members were seen visiting him at a hospital in pretoria. mandela has been hospitalized several times in recent months. >> new this morning out of afghanistan. authorities in kabul say seven taliban militants are dead following an attack near nato's airport headquarters. the militants had rocket- propelled grenades, assault rifles and at least one large bomb. two attackers blew themselves up with suicide vests and five were shot and killed by police. the taliban say the attack was intended to target americans at kabul airport --- one part of which is used by military forces.
>> the rival koreas have agreed to hold senior-level talks this week in seoul. it's a breakthrough of sorts after pyongyang's recent threats of nuclear war and seoul's vows of counterstrikes. the two day meeting is expected to start wednesday and will focus on stalled cooperation projects, including the resumption of operations at a jointly-run factory park near the border of north korea. the details were ironed out in a nearly 17-hour negotiating session by lower-level officials. we will take a break. with more headlines, coming up.
>> watching another wildfire here in california. this time, it's in riverside county and it's burned at least 13-hundred acres. fire officials say the fire began yesterday near an indian reservation has the potential reach several thousand acres but it's burning in a wilderness area. at this time, no structures are threatened. about 400 firefighters are the aid of nine air tankers and five helicopters. >> the sacramento- san joaquin delta could become saltier if the state builds the two massive diversion tunnels governor jerry brown has proposed to supply water to the central valley and southern california. the proposed tunnels would divert fresh water from the it from reaching the delta-- which supplies waters to nearby farms and cities. the delta's increased saltiness is among the possible environmental impacts of the bay delta conversation plan. an environmental impact study is expected to be released by october first and a decision is planned by april 2014.
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most of the activity is however in sonoma. it looks like the temperatures will remain in the upper 50s. it is 61 degrees right now in oakland. we will track these numbers into the afternoon coming up at 5:45 a.m.. >> the problems on interstate 80 have cleared up and we are looking at a slower ride getting into the alta mount pass way. there were wind advisories late last night and it is not entirely clear. there was a report of some debris that was in the lanes are run northglenn road. caltran stated that this may be the reason why the traffic is slow coming out of tracy. >> the time is 5:31 a.m.. it
started off as a fire and is up with thousands of dollars worth of marijuana being seized by the san francisco police are bad. the fire happened at home 136 and geary. kron4 will tran joins us live from the scene. >> here is video that we receive and you can see that the police officers are in the crotc garage. they stated tt they know some things that should not have been used. you can see that they took away hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of marijuana. they said the this is a moderate operation. they're trying to
track down the owner and the fact that had a chance to talk to them. >> we have not been able to speak with their winters at this point. it is still a pending investigation. it appears that people were living in the home. >> so far there have been no arrest. i can tell you that the fire department that great job to keep the fire to one home and it did not spread to surrounding buildings. >> police in sunnyvale are investigating a homicide that happened outside of the sports bar. it was a shooting at the peacock lounge, when east fremont avenue and it happened around 1:00 p.m. sunday morning. one man was shot to death in the parking lot and another one was injured.
police say that the shooting happened outside, while rap artist were performing. those who worked nearby said that the lounge is a popular place, but they have never seen anything get out of hand. >> a piece of land slated to become condos has been taken over by protesters. a group calling themselves liberate the land has moved to an area that had been a community garden known as the hayes valley farm. the activists have replanted crops and say they are sleeping in the trees to keep them from being cut down. in the last few days they have been getting notices from sampras's go police advising them that they're trespassing. the protesters say they are not leaving. >> we're trying to get this across to residents to preserve this. we are
willing to do the correct action. all we have heard from the neighbors is that they want to see the streets here and want to have community art. >> the group is collecting signatures for a petition proposing that the cities but the cost with them to buy back the land from the developers. >> the giants are starting to pick up some steam. chad gaudin pitched six strong innings, marco scutaro and brandon and belt homered and the sampras's coach giants beat the arizona diamondbacks 6 to 2. after yesterday's game in the desert, the giants will head east to start a 3 games that
at pittsburgh on tuesday. >> it is all about basketball. the san antonio spurs kept pace with the miami heat for the first 32 minutes in game two of the nba finals last night. the next 12 minutes allowed the heat to even up the series at a game a piece. miami trailed 62 to 61 late in the third quarter before 33-5 run about the heat to pull away to a 103 to 84 win against the spurs. mario c halomers had 18-19 points for the heat. the team drain 10 three-pointers and shot 49 percent from the field. lebron james finished with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 7
assist the scorned the his recording his 10th career post-season trip will double in miami's game 1 loss to the spurs. the series nauseous to san antonio for game 3 on tuesday. >> we will take a break we have more news coming up. we will be joined by annie. it is about 59 degrees in the south bay. the temperatures will not be that warm will only get up until about 72 degrees. goodnight.
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is in napa and sonoma county. i do want is a man to tell you where it is currently writing. most of the moisture is one of the 880 corridor. the yellow is shown were heavy iran is that right now. if you will need to use your windshield aching fremont. here is a live look at satellite and radar. you concede moisture is off shore and there is a lot of cloud cover. because of the cloud cover that is in place warmer temperatures are want to be closer to the ground. >> following these numbers in afternoon it will be mainly six days and if you 70's. most of us was the cloudy skies with partial clearing. it will bear high of 74 degrees. we will keep in the low 70's for fairfield. in terms of your
extended forecast a seven day all around the bay highlights tomorrow will wake up with heavy fog and the temperatures will be warmer into the afternoon. we will pick up 80s for tuesday and we will have gradually warmer weather by the end of the work with. >> saturday into sunday local things down once again. suspect low 80s and '70's round the bay. the time is 5:47 a.m. now to traffic. >> we are watching the bay bridge because we may see it early activation of the metering lights. there was a stall reported in the westbound direction. the cash lanes are backing up and over on 92 at the san mateo bridge we're looking at a pretty good ride. the drive time is still 11 minutes and we are incident free. the golden gate bridge has no problems across the
bridge and it is a pretty smooth ride through marin county. first, the shore freeway start with the house spot but it has cleared quickly. the ride to 580 westbound has some type of debris and the westbound direction that a slowing the ride as you come out of office mount pass way. the south bay is problem free with no delays. your north bay ride as we mentioned earlier is an easy trip. >> public transit is easy this morning with no delays for bart, ace train, or caltran. >> we're also watching gas prices this morning as the average u.s. price of gasoline has struck 2¢ of past three weeks. according to a andaaa d the
national average is at $3.62. here in the state, we are seeing an average of $3.90 a gallon. that is down more than 11¢ in the last few weeks. >> the auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians, factory workers to build the next generation vehicles. american factories are operating at about 95% capacity and many are already running three shifts. as a result, some all parts and companies are heading for space and spending millions of dollars on new equipment. vehicle sales for 2003 could reach 15.5 million that is the highest in six years. >> berkeley's at telegraph
avenue 0 was car. over the weekend. this allow pedestrians to stroll down the road. the city is planning to do the same been everett sunday during the summer as a way to bring in business to merchants who see a drop off when a cal university is out of session. >> we are just trying to get people comfortable to come back here. >> they're calling this event sunday is on telegraph. and all there were 19 more of them this year, ended in mid september. >> there were a lot of people walking in the street around oakland's lake merritt to celebrate love our lake day. one of the city's most spots a got a reason for it million-dollar a facelift. thanks to a bond
measure which pay for a new amp the richter, an expansion of a green space and a new pedestrian bridge. mayor jean quan says the the plan is for the late to be linked up to the bay, and eventually a bay trail will be built to go along side. the last piece of a concrete culvert which separates the lake from the estiar is expected to be removed sometime in the next several weeks. >> at least four people connected to the deadly collapse of a downtown philadelphia building are now suing. this comes as a philadelphia judge denied bail for crane operator sean benschop . he is believed to be responsible for that accident that killed six people and injured 13. he was working a crane to
teardown the vacant building when a force or wall collapsed onto a salvation army thrift store. and law enforcement source as the marijuana was found in his system after the accident. the lawsuit has been filed against the property owner and the contractor. >> environmental activist aaron brock of which is a apologized after she was arrested on suspicion of being drunk while on a boat near loss vegas. in a statement, brockovich stressed as he did not read the boat on lake mead and said that there were no public safety at risk. she added that the front and i arrests was " clearly a big mistake. " officials say that her blood alcohol level was over twice the legal limit. she was released after posting a $1,000 bail. >> taking a look at how the
movies did over the weekend. the suspense thriller " the purchase " top the weekend box office with bringing in a shocking $36.4 million. off fast and furious 6 stayed in the top three coming in second place with an estimated $19.8 million. running out the top three, the magician movie " now you see me " hill's strong it is second in theaters, bringing an estimated $19.5 million. the global promoting comedy " the internship " open with an estimated $18.1 million coming in at fourth place.
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>> good morning. the top stories that we are following on this monday, june 10th. an overnight fire in san francisco unveils a marijuana operation. we're live on the scene this morning. >> it is happening again. a another limo catches on fire in the bay area. we will have more on what happened this time. >> we are also finding out about a former bart manager who took in more