tv KRON 4 Early News KRON September 3, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PDT
>> good morning, top stories we are following for you on this tuesday, september 3rd. the bay bridge is back open this morning after being closed for nearly a week, while caltrans made the transition from the old span, to the new eastern span. and if you are wondering what the entire new span of the bay bridge looks like. we'll take you on it-- and show you what it looks like when you are driving across the new span. we are also watching bay area weather and traffic this morning as we take a live look from our walnut creek camera. >> we are starting off with a live look from the roof cam overlooking the san francisco skyline. overall
it is pretty clear outside. we are not seen any areas of drizzle. it will be sunny with cooler weather compared to what we saw yesterday breadth bay area summer is on the way. the temperatures will be close to the triple digit mark as we head towards the end of the week. do points are a little bit high this morning and the visibility as high as well. it is 63 degrees out the door in oakland. all of the moisture continued to work its way east. we're also dealing with a sub tropical clouds. your 7 day around the bay high lies heavier fall all over the next couple of days primarily
wednesday into thursday. the temperatures will start to rise saturday and you can expect saturday to be the warmest day of the week. you can now drive across the eastern span of the bay bridge and here is a live look outside. everything is looking good. you concede that the traffic is a little bit busier. the san mateo bridge you will probably see a lighter dry because the bay bridge is now open. we do have a stalled vehicles sitting on the shoulder. the flashers are on and is not impacting your ride. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge southbound 1 on one. >> the new, six-point-four billion dollar eastern span of the bay bridge is open to traffic after years of
delays and cost overturns. the c-h-p conducted a final security check and the span, along with the rest of the bay bridge opened around 10:30 last night. just in time for this morning's commute. the reopening follows five days of closures as crews completed striping, railing, and other final details on the new span. the section of the bridge it replaces was damaged 24 years ago during an earthquake and was found to be seismically unsafe. it was a day of celebrations and speeches. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c 7. community leaders and bridge officials made it a splashy opening yesterday. including a traditional chain cutting ceremony. kron'4s dan kerman has the
>> a host of others were there to say a few words before the undercutting of the chains. >> it has been said many times that bridges are monumental to progress. as i stand between the two mayors, i hope this is more than just connecting to lands. i hope that this progress that we represent at this moment will be for generations and to dream big dreams. to do big things. >> it has been a tradition since 1936. the lieutenant government will protect the gloves and in less than 30 it set as the train was cut and the new eastern span was open for those to take part in the possession careeprocessit
included classic cars as well as cars for the future. once this bridge was open the chp stated that they will have extra patrols to make sure that people are not stopping on the new span to take pictures. >> kron 4's j.r. stone had a chance to drive across the new eastern span of the bay bridge. expect to see. >> it is time to check out the new eastons' bandit we have heard about. with the approval of the highway safety patrol i had a chance to ride on it. here we go, my first thought was wide open. the new lights are something to look at. the
water, yes, you could actually see it. if you look south you can see the old eastern span. this is something very old. but certainly it is a sight to see. when you get closer to the tunnel it might not look the same. you was see what could be described as one of the best scenic shots and john barretin town. if i was one and i would spend all day and looking up with these tables. ok, back to the road, back to the toll plaza. there are a thousand foot section of the old bay bridge that was taken apart. who would have thought that all of this would be in a 10 minute drive. >> stay with kron 4. we'll keep you updated on the bridge
you can get the latest information on our website -- kron4-dot-com.and on our new kron4 mobile app. and you can also share your experience on the bridge with us -- on our facebook >> all lanes of southbound interstate highway 680 in solano county are blocked this morning due to a fatal collision near benicia, according to the california highway patrol. all lanes are blocked by the collision the occurred just past marshview road at about 12:35 a.m., according to the chp. a sig-alert was issued at about 1 a.m., according to the chp. traffic is passing on the shoulder, but motorists are advised to highway 80 and then return to southbound interstate highway 680.
motorists are advised to expect delays and avoid the area. >> two elderly people escape their burning home and work early this morning. the fire happened just after 12:30 pm on a rock rose to drive in their maori ave. the two residents awoke to the sound of their smoke detectors one of. fire crews said that when they arrive there was heavy smoke coming from an attic. officials said the house was destroyed in the two residents have been left homeless. no injuries were reported . >> coming up in this hour of the kron four morning news. startling numbers out of syria. as more than four- million people have been displaced by the civil war. all while president obama is pushing for more support
from congress. we'll have an update on the situation in syria, coming up. plus, a california principal suspected to shooting and killing her husband. details on why police say *she is the main suspect. and coming up after the break, the sister of killer james dimaggio is speaking out about his death. why they say they are looking for answers from hannah anderson.
>> welcome back. a former uc san francisco physician and chief the dies while on vacation and africa. university officials say that 58 year old thomas mcafee died in an accident while vacationing in tanzania. he also served as a dean of clinical affairs at uc san diego. he was to begin a ceo of the newly formed "keck medicin " of usc medical foundation today. >> james dimaggio is the man police say killed a mother and her son in san diego. he
was killed last month during a shootout with police, and his sister, lora, has been defending her brother, that there must be more to the story. last week in a cnn interview, she said that she told our brother that had no was trouble. sightseeing the girls heavy i make of your day visit to her house last night, she explained what she meant. >> the family spokesman, sitting next to lora dimag gio went on to said there are still so many questions that are left unanswered. >> we will be right back.
>> let's give an update on the weather and traffic. >> we are waking up to temperatures in the '60s. it is pretty much the outside. the downtown san francisco has a high of 61 degrees. we do have a sense of cloud cover but geese are tropical clouds especially for the inland spots. take a look at the 12:00 hour. most of the clouds will have pulled back. let's attract the afternoon highs for you will see '70s and '80s and the south bay and the temperatures will not be too different from what we saw yesterday. we will actually reach the mid '80s for
danville and pittsburg. upper 70's for vallejo. downtown san francisco who have a high of 68 degrees. >> your 7 day around the bay highlights cooler weather for the next couple of days. it will be a little bit cooler than where we should be a take a look at the end of the week, we will see more of offshore winds and that means warmer conditions. temperatures will be getting closer to 100 degrees. as for traffic around the bay is a great time to head to the bay bridge. >> the bay bridge is a back open. you concede that the traffic is busy, from the east shore freeway. everything is looking good. the eastern span is a beautiful bridge and i would certainly take that trip if i could. that means that we will not see the high volume at the san mateo bridge.
however, we're still dealing with a stalled car. southbound 1 01, the golden gate bridge is problem free and as we take it over to the traffic maps we do not have any incidents to report. >> president obama calls the chemical weapons attack in syria "an assault on human dignity" and a danger to u- s national security. now that the president has decided the u-s should act. what do lawmakers think about the call from the commander-in-chief? shannon travis reports. >> president obama is convinced but can he convince others? he stated that the syrria government attacked their own people.
>> what message will we is san if a dictator can- hundreds of children to death and pay no price? >> obama decided that syria should be punished. that will not be easy. >> based on information that i have, i do not know. >> i hope that god will give us the wisdom that we need. >> they were lobbied at the white house and cnn learned almost every day the administration will hold classified briefings. obama is inviting president obamvice-t joe biden's also make calls. does he have on the right to strike syria? >> he has the right to do it
no matter what congress says. >> apparently the message to u.s. marines was do not attack. there also are urging no strikes from russia. >> a u-s official confirmed that the u-s-s nimitz and four other ships moved into the red sea. the official said the carrier strike group has not been assigned a mission. and the move to the red sea was a prudent move in case its resources are needed to "maximize available options". on saturday, president obama announced that he has decided on military action against syria, but that he will first seek authorization from congress. >> facing roadblocks at home and abroad, president barack obama will urge leaders american-led strike against syria even though the prospects for military
action depend on the votes of a fractured u.s. congress. hanging over obama's three- day overseas trip will also be his tense relationship with russian president vladimir putin , the world leader who has perhaps done the most to stymie international efforts to oust syria's bashar assad. the timing of the international meetings pulls obama away from washington just as he's seeking to rally lawmakers to back military action against syria in retaliation for what the obama administration says was a chemical weapons attack. >> former n-b-a player dennis rodman is headed back to north korea. there were reports he might try to negotiate the release of u.s. citizen kenneth bae. but rodman's reactions have been mixed. he denied the rumors to reporters in beijing. but he told the huffington post last week the subject may come up. rodman also said if helped with the release he'd be "the most powerful guy in the world" bae was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in february for allegedly helping with "hostile acts" against the country. this is rodman's second visit to north korea this year. >> the japanese government announced a huge overhaul
of one of its failing power plants >> the tokyo electric co. has had huge problems since an earthquake andnew this morning tsunami hid in 2011. the set of meltdowns at three different reactors at the plant. >> prosecutors in germany are recommending charging 30 former guards who allegedly worked at a nazi death camp at auschwitz. in a release today, justice officials say they investigated 50 former guards and decided to go after 30 cases. now its up to state prosecutors to pursue charges. the renewed investigation came to light after the death of a guard who was convicted two years ago for serving at a death camp.
>> it just became easier to get a conceal and carry permit in texas. new laws mean fewer classroom hours. gun owners used to have to take 10-15 hours, now its 4- 6. they can also renew their registration online instead of taking more classes. supporters say the extra classes didn't make a difference. critics are worried it will make for less safe gun owners >> the marines corps says its recruiting web site was tampered with and redirected. with a plea for americans to fight with the syrian army. a marine corps spokesman says the marines' recruiting website was tampered with and redirected temporarily, but no information was put at risk. capt. eric flanagan wouldn't say who was responsible for the hacking, but the site was redirected to a message from the syrian electronic army, a hacker group that's claimed responsibility for disrupting the new york times website, twitter and other media sites the group sees as sympathetic to syria's rebels. the message to the marine corps was a plea for americans to fight alongside the syrian army and not aid the rebels. president barack obama is seeking congressional approval for u.s. military intervention in syria in response to the suspected august chemical weapons attack on syrian rebels who are trying to oust syrian president bashar assad from power.
>> still ahead on the kron four morning news. 23 days into a 60-day cooling off period, bart negotiators say they are still waiting for a contract offer. what unions leaders have to say about why they haven't made an offer. >> and one oklahoma community, is mourning the loss of * football. why the school district decided to keep teams off the gridiron this season. >> the bay bridge is to reopen. we will be right back.
>> good morning. welcome back. we are taking a look at the next couple of days. today it will be sunny and there is no chance for rain. we will be in the mid '80s around the bay. it will be slightly cooler weather for tomorrow but by thursday we will warm things the back up. we are talking very warm conditions as we head into the weekend. >>
a high school football team has to call it quits before the season even starts. chellie mills has the story. >> this site, the sound, the fans. high school football games can be a fun but at this stadium the lights will stay off. and the bleachers and will be empty. >> we made a decision that we will cancel the season. their season has been scrapped because of their town was devastated by a tornado. injuries, they no longer have enough players. one kid broke his collarbone. and then another one was just exhausted by the heat. >> he was looking forward to this season but they will have to be moved back to the
junior high team. it he seized the opportunity to play for a another team as a positive. >> being able to play, is a lot of fun just because a freshman this to dominate. >> as for the other players, the school officials stated that most of them are taking this in stride. they're choosing to just move on to another sport. >> we made the decision, the ones that play other sports, they just went to the gym and started to get ready for basketball. >> here is a live look outside at the san mateo bridge camera.
>> coming up in this half hour of the kron four morning the rest of the bay bridge is open. we'll have the latest on the >> and we continue to follow the latest out of yosemite where the "rim" wildfire continues to burn. why crews say containment is expected to take weeks. >> >> the new eastern span,
along with the rest of the bay bridge is open this morning. after five days of closures, it is all so of the caltran to make the transition to the new is an span. kron4 will tran is live from yerba buena island with more on a today is a morning commute. >> there could be people who could be gone slower because they wanted take pictures of the span. we are out here, if you get out here, the chp officers will be out here. i spoke to one of officers and i wanted to know had there been any accidents and he said no. he stated that everyone was cooperating. oslo i have to
tell you that if it picks up speed the chp will slow things down just because the traffic may back up. we're here to monitor the situation to lecher know how it is going. >> blanc, is the s curve how did you like that? >> it was beautiful because it came so quickly. to be honest, i had to cross two lanes because when i first arrived it one made that i
had to get over to the left side. it was so small that it is almost no turning of the wheels of your car. it came up pretty fast. there is no s curve. but you still need to be careful. >> kron 4 the j.r. stone had a chance to drive across the new eastern span of the bay bridge. he will show us what you can expect to see. >> it is time to check out the new eastern span we have heard about. i had a chance
to drive my hot rods. here we go, my first thought was open and. this is something to look at and the water, yes, you can actually see it. why should it closer to the tunnel you to look south and see the old eastern span. this is something to look at. certainly, it is a sight to see. we get closer to the tunnel, the road may not look out of the ordinary but looking to the west you can see what can be described as one of the scenic views and tom.in town. >> i swear, if i was not driving i would spend all day looking up at these tables. back to the toll plaza, there is still one thing to see, the thousand foot-long section of old
bridge that was taken apart. who would have thought that all of this with happened in a 10 minute drive. >> repoened the eastbound ramp in san francisco headed toward the bay bridge. this is the onramp on 5th reopened at 10-40 last caltrans say all other eastbound ramps opened around 10-30. >> stay with kron 4. we'll keep you updated on the bridge opening. you can get the latest information on our website -- kron4-dot-com.and on our and you can also share your experience on the bridge with us -- on our facebook page.
>> we will not go on to weather. >> people have been tweaking me stating that people are still hunting as they ride across the new span of the bridge. this is a gorgeous shot from our mount tam. we do have cloud cover that is just the heavy fall that will impact your visibility. as we head into the afternoon, the temperatures will be a pretty nice outside. the temperatures will be pretty similar to what we saw yesterday. it is a pretty monday start for your tuesday morning. fairfield has a high of 72 degrees. some bell is checking in at just 60 degrees. >> let's take a look at your east bay inland spots. what
a critic of what a high of 85 degrees. pittsburg will have a high of 87 degrees. it will be a pretty nice day. the tropical highs, there may be rain. that is out of the forecast. campbell will have a high today of 83 degrees. upper 70's for milpitas. it will be pretty mild for the peninsula. downtown san francisco will have a high of 68 degrees. the north bay is looking good you can expect mostly sunny skies. vallejo have a high of 77 degrees. low 80s for santa rosa. >> we will continue to see the tropical clouds more about and you can expected to be a little breezy.
>> the bay bridge is back open this morning and you can see all the cars that are heading there. you will notice that most of the traffic is coming from the east shore freeway. it is shaping up to be a typical commute. the traffic will be lighter on the san mateo bridge due to everyone heading to the bay bridge. here is a live look outside the golden gate bridge. it is problem free as you work your way out of the north. >> firefighters are getting a better handle on the wildfire in and around yosemite. here are the latest numbers. more than 235-thousand acres have burned. the wildfire is 70-percent contained.that's up from 60- percent earlier.
full containment is not expected for two and a-half weeks. that's around september 20th. this is now the fourth largest fire in california history. more than five thousand buildings are still threatened. 111 buildings - including 11 homes - have been destroyed. >> keep it here on kron four -- we'll keep you updated on the rim wildfire. burning at yosemite. you can also visit kron-4 dot-com, where we have a slideshow of the most impressive pictures showing the fire. and you can also sign up for breaking news alerts. on our new kron 4 news mobile app. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news at 4:30 a.m.. a san francisco restaurant reopens after an outbreak of e. coli. what patrons have to say about the popular restaurant. >> coming up after the break, a big deal for
>> watching wall street this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes in the positive. investors are facing a scary september-- after the stock market slogged through a tough august. that's because this month is stacked with so many events that could shake investors confidence. disappointing news on consumer spending helped pull stocks lower friday. the s-and-p 500 closed august with a loss of three- point-one percent. the dow lost four-point- both had their biggest one- month-drop since may of last year. >> microsoft says it is buying nokia's devices and services business, and getting access to the company's patents, for a total of $7.2 billion in an effort to expand its share of the smartphone market. microsoft ceo steve ballmer says the deal will bring nokia's capability and talent in hardware design, engineering, manufacturing,
change. the clouds had raindrops before the early morning hours. in terms of the temperatures, they're off to a mild to muggy start. mid 60's for san jose and downtown san francisco. let's track the temperatures. by 8:00 a.m. we will still be dealing with widespread 60's. the clubs will retreat and we will see more sunshine. as we reach 3:00 p.m. you could expect 60's coast side. the temperatures will one into the 80s. >> let's bring down your afternoon high starting with things in the south bay. santa clara will have a high of 83 degrees. focusing on the east, the temperatures will be cooler the more they should be. we will still get pretty warm. downtown san francisco will have a high of 68 degrees. your 7 day
from the bay highlights cooler weather for tomorrow. there will be warmer weather on the way, take a look insurer weekend. upper 90s for the inland spots. we may seek triple digits. the temperatures will be in the 80's and '70's along the coast. we will continue to see why weather for the next several days. >> that is something that you should look for two. it is getting busy to the approach to the bay bridge. everyone is heading out to check out the new eastern span. the traffic is moving well we do not have an accident to report. the good nils is that if you're ride will take the san mattel of bridge, we are expecting light conditions. the traffic is going fine on the right-hand side of the screen. the southbound 101 is a little hazy the
problem free from marin county. >> i want to take over towards the traffic map because we are following conditions a long putt peninsula. the east bay is looking good with no problems. as for public transit you are good to go. they have no delays for a see transit or bart. >> a grade school principal ia popular san francisco restaurant has reopened. b urma superstar in the richmond district voluntarily close over the weekend due to any coli outbreak. the san francisco health department says that nine people were sickened from eating at the restaurant during august
16th and 17th. but most of the restaurant patrons to that we talked to said they're not fazed by what happened. >> i feel like you can always get a person that an error. >> the restaurant owner says that this is the first such case that restaurant has experience in 17 years spirit >> it is not day 23 of a 60 day cooling-off period between bart and its unions. marred negotiators say that they're still waiting for a response from union. it includes a 10% wage increase over the next four years. union leaders, however, have not yet presented the offer to the members. >> bart management released a statement saying that mediators have said negotiations scheduled, to resume bargaining sessions
sept. mind. management says it is eager to hear what the union has to say. >> san mattel police are looking for a missing a man. he has a medical condition that make it unlik speak, he is considered the carnival. 50 year-old runfa wang was last seen at coyote point earlier yesterday morning. he is described as agent, 5 ft. 7, with dark hair. anyone with information is asked to contact the san mattel police. >> a grade school principal and kern county is accused of shooting and killing her husband. lesley chance is the principal of fairview elementary. a field worker found the body of her husband on a dirt road in kern county on sunday.
police say todd chance had been shot to death.and his car was later found 20 miles away. the kern county sheriff's office says they're certain they have the right suspect. lesley chance is expected to be in court today. her husband is scheduled to be buried sometime today. police in lodi say a young boy walked up behind an officer and discharged his meeting. six and eight years old was not hurt. injury. holster at the time. this all happened back on august 24th. tactical equipment to children at the meeting. >> police and completed for
the launch of say a young boy walk about on an officer and discharges handgun during a community meeting. the boy is believed to be six and eight years old and was not hurt. officers suffered a minor injury. the gun was a secured and a poster at the time. according to police, is swat team member was a this plane technical equipment to children at the meeting. >> the final status are nearly complete for the launch of day a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. created by former high- profile new york city police commissioner and los angeles police chief bill bratton, blueline is being touted as a site where officers can share their expertise, insight and information securely through video, instant messaging, videoconferencing and screen share capabilities. bratton said blueline was conceived earlier this year and created by his new york- based startup, bratton technologies. it's currently being beta-tested among 100
officers within the los angeles police and l.a. county sheriff's departments and the university of southern california's campus police. bratton says the network is scheduled to launch during the international association of police chiefs' annual conference in philadelphia in october. >> a's hosting the rangers with first place on the line. coco crisp hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth, and oakland pulled into a first-place tie with texas atop the al west by beating the rangers 4-2. yoenis cespedes homered leading off the second inning and chris young added an rbi single in oakland's fourth straight win. crisp set a new career high with his 17th homer that stayed just fair of the left-field foul pole. he homered for the third straight game to help the a's move to a season-best 21 >> barry zito back on the mound for the giants in san diego was this his last start as a giant? zito lost his eighth he has won only once in his last 20 starts. san diego's ian kennedy beat an nl west opponent for the first time in 12 starts this season, pitching the padres past the giants 4-1. >> here is a live look at the new eastern span of the bay bridge from our
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tuesday, september 3rd. off the bay bridge is open this morning after being closed for nearly a week, while caltran made the transition from old span, to the new eastern span. >> we continue to follow the lead is out of assembly where the rim of wild fire continues to burn. why crews say that contain is expected to take weeks. >> we're also watching bay area weather and traffic this morning as we take a live look at the golden gate bridge camera. >> the chp will be pacing traffic on the new eastern span of the bridge. here is a view from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. the toll plaza is still pretty good with no backups. here is your quick commute check. you will find conditions are still pretty light on most of the
freeways. except for interstate 580 or we are starting to see a little bit of slowing. highway 4, is still looking good. >> we are starting off with a live look from our mount tam cam. there is a little bit of fog outside we're off to wait mile start and the temperatures are in the '60s. it expects its east coast side. >> the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the bay bridge is open to traffic after years of delays and cost overturns. the chp conducted a final security check at the span, along with the rest of the bay bridge opened around 10:30 p.m. last month. and the reopening of follows five days of closures as crews of demolished portions of old bridge. brown and repave the
toll plaza. they put down a string beans, installed new release and a complete long list of other maintenance work. >> kron4 will tran is live with more on today's opening. >> it is so pretty. it would have been opened right now but they received a head start. you can't see this as spectacular bridge with the lights. there are cars that are heading into san francisco. there is no longer an s curve. on the right side you can see the cars at an insult them. the traffic is still pretty light. when i drove across europe for a.m., there were tons of chp cars out here to monitor the situation in terms of the traffic.
everyone, as the cross the bridge will be tried to take pictures. you should be mindful because this is the will be watching it. also, this is want to pick up because there is no longer a s curve. they will deal traffic breaks to just to make sure that the traffic is flowing okay. the cars will not go beyond that. maligne >> opening ceremony of the new bridge was full of celebrations and speeches. community leaders and british officials made it a splashy event. state lieutenant governor gavin
newsom was surroundedncisco may, former sampras's go mayor willie brown and oakland mayor jean quan and a host of others. >> as i stand here, i hope that this is just more than a connecting land. i hope that the progress as represented at this moment is for a generation to dream big dreams and to do big things. >> the chang cutting has been a tradition since the bay ridge open in 1936. the ceremony was followed by a procession that was led off by many motorcycle officers. chp officers said the state will be running extra patrols on the new span. >> kron4 accruals were there
when the chp reopened eased on ramp in san francisco headed toward the bay bridge. this is the on ramp on sixth and bryant streets. it was reopened at 10:40 p.m. last night. caltran says that all other east conference opener mountain 30 p.m.. >> stay with kron4 and will keep you updated on the bridge opening. you can get the latest information on our web site kron4.com and on our new mobile app. you can also share your experience on the bay bridge with us on our facebook page. >> firefighters are still getting a better handle on a
wild fire or around yosemite. here are the latest numbers. more than 235,000 a. have burned. the wild fire is 70 percent contained, that is up 60% earlier. for containment is not expected for two and half weeks. that is on september 20th. this is now the fourth largest fire in california history. more than 5000 buildings are still britain. 111 buildings, including 11 homes, have been destroyed. >> keep it here on kron 4 and we will keep you updated on the rimfire. you can also visit kron4.com where we will have a slide show of the most impressive pictures. >> coming up on the kron4 morning newest. we will hear
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relations committees and intelligence committees. this afternoon, secretary of state, defense secretary and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff will testify publicly before the senate foreign relations committee. the president is trying to gain support for a limited strike against syria for an august 21st chemical weapons attack by the syrian government on its own people, including killing over 1400 people over 400 of them were children. >> a u.s. official confirmed that u.s. assets nimitz and four other ships moved into the red sea. the officials said that the carrier strike group has not been assigned a mission and that the move to the red sea was a prudent move and case it re its
resources are needed to maximize available options. on saturday, president obama announced that he has decided on military action against syria, but that he will first seek of authorization from congress. >> facing roadblocks at home and abroad, president obama will urge leaders attending a global summit in russia this week, to back an american-led strike against syria. hanging over zero obamas three day overseas trip will also be his his relationship with russian president vladimir putin. the timing of the international meeting pulls obama away from washington just as he is seeking to rally lawmakers to back military action against syria. the prospects for military action depends on the bolts of a fractured u.s. congress. >> here is a live look
beautiful shot from our mount tam cam. we are waking up to this back to work and school tuesday morning. >> it is a little muggy outside. it is a cloudy start to your to state morning but will seek sunshine. san francisco has a high of 61 degrees. satellite and radar shows that we are dealing with moisture. there are working their way out. we still have some patchy fog along the coast. let's take a look at the numbers into the afternoon. we will see '70s and '80s and the south bay. it is pretty similar to what we saw yesterday. >> san jose will have a high of 78 degrees. focusing our attention on the east, mid '80s for concord and danville. richmond will have a high of 72 degrees.
downtown san francisco while the 568 degrees. the san mateo area whenever 571. your 7 day or around the bay shows that warmer weather as we wrap up the work week. by saturday we will be in the upper 90s if not tripled digits. we will continue will warmer weather as we start next work week. >> it is a good ride around the bay and we are not tracking any hot spots. the new eastern span of the bay bridge opened for business and the traffic is moving pretty smoothly. here is an overhead view of the new eastern stand. all the reports that we have had from people who have driven across the bridge stated that it is a remarkable experience. there you concede that the traffic is heading into the island and
of course, one of the great features is that when you're ride eastbound, you are off the lower deck and out of the opening. >> looking at the toll plaza westbound, you are still seeing light traffic. on 92, the san mateo bridge, labor day weekend carried a lot of traffic but things are now back to normal. and the golden gate bridge ride is looking good for the southbound commute. there is an accident in the east bay that is in the midst of what is already slow traffic on highway 4 westbound. interestingly enough, the traffic is still lighter than usual. the south bay freeway is looking great and we are not experiencing any delays on 11. >> public transit commute
around the bay is doing okay bart, a strain, caltran are reporting no delays. >> new this morning, ousted president mohamed morsi will be brought up on murder charges. dozens of casualties have been reported in the middle east today. according to egyptian security officials the egyptian helicopter gunships fired rockets at militants in the northern sinai peninsula. forces have stepped up countered surgeons the operations and a son and since the overthrow of islamic president mohammed morsi early july. >> the japanese government will spend approximately $470 million trying to get rid of contaminated water and one of their power
plants. the tokyo electric power co. has had huge problems as an earthquake hit in 2011. though set off meltdowns the three different reactors at the plants. the japanese government bonds that they will step in to help run the plants. >> new this morning, prosecutors and and germany are recommended charging 30 former guards allegedly worked at a nazi death camp at auschwitz. in a release today, justice officials said they investigated 50 former guards and decided to go after 30 cases. not it is up to the state prosecutors to pursue charges. >> it is just becoming easier to get a concealed and carry permits in texas. new laws means your
classroom hours. gun owners use to have to take 10 to 15 hours, now this is 4 to 6 hours. they can also renew their registration on line instead of taking more classes'. critics are worried that it will make this more less safe for obamas. >> marine corps say that it is recording on websitits recrus tampered with sending out a plea for americans to fight alongside the syrian army. officials would not say who was responsible for the hacking. president obama is seeking congressional approval for u.s. military action in syria in response to the massive chemical weapons attack that killed nearly 1500 syrians, including children. >> james dimaggio is the man
police say killed a mother and her son in san diego before kidnapping the woman's 16 year-old daughter, anna anderson. he was killed last month during a shootout with police. his sister, lora, has been defending her brother, there must be more to the store. sightseeing the gross heavy makeup use during a visit our home. >> the family spokesman, sitting next to a lora dimaggio went on to say that they're still so many questions that are left unanswered. >> still ahead on kron4 morning newest. first place is on the line for the athletics as the host the texas rangers. sadly, it is a different story for the struggling giants as they are tied for last place. details on bay area baseball
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>> welcome back. we are watching wall street this morning. off futures trading shows all three indexes and the positive. investors are facing a scary september after the stock market. the s&p 500 closed august with a loss of 3.1%. the dow lost 4.4%. both had their biggest one month drop since may of last year. >> microsoft says that it is buying nokia's devices and services business, and getting access to the company's patents, for a total of $7.2 billion in an effort to expand its share of the smart bond market. 5 billion for nokia's mobile
handset business, and 2.2 billion to license their patents and mapping service. the companies say that when the deal closes in early 2014, about 32,000 okia corp. employees will transfer to microsoft. >> iphone discounts are typical this time of year with a new model about tip debut. the deal wal-mart will be tough to beat. wal- mart is a slashing the price of the 16 mb iphone 5 to $98 with a two-year contract. it usually cost $200. other retailers, including radio shack and best buy are also cutting prices to clear their inventory. >> here is a live look at
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bay. and is open and we are not tracking any hot spots. i think we will see some changes and commute patterns as a result of this bridge. i will tell you about this and a bit. here's a quick commute check or we're already looking at slowing on 580 and there is an accident at somerville road and highway 4. the traffic there is a lighter than usual despite that accident. >> we will safe your backups as a result of traffic on the incline section. this is to keep the traffic moving, any time that the semi trucks had to slow down it with takes so long for them to get started. now the
upper right section of the bridge has been reduced, it is not as nearly steep. it may not be that much of an issue. >> the new east and span, along with a rest of the bay bridge is open this morning. it was after five days of closures. kron4 will tran is live from yerna buena island with more. >> you can see behind make that the traffic is starting to back up. it is not as wide as well with salt 30 minutes ago. this is good if you are the chp as well as other drivers. this new span is just attempting you to speed because is just a stray shot. there is no longer an s curve. it is so beautiful that the chp
toyota sped if people start to speed faster than the 50 mi. per hour and they will do try to break. but so far they have not had to do this. it seems like everyone is going at the speed limit or slower. on the rise on a kamikaze the taillights. it is not as busy for the people who are heading to oakland. the chp, is everywhere. you will see them right before the span and once--the reason why they're here is to monitor the traffic situation and to make sure that no one dreams of pulling over just take a picture. there is a lot going on this morning. everything is moving and people are still without their cell phones and take pictures. they stated that if you do that you should be careful because there's a chance this you may get into an accident. >> this is a beautiful shot
that you have and i know at the signature span we always see people taking pictures. >> mr. bring said passenger if you want to take a total. if you are on their and the chp told us that you should not even think about that because it is considered a moving violation. >> we will continue our team coverage of opening of the bay bridge, as commuters are making their way across the new span for the first time this morning. kron4 and jackie sissel joins us from the san francisco side of the bridge. >> it only took 24 years and
a lot morning to give this bridge completed. finally, people get a chance to dss. i ho talk to or fuel drivers and everyone had great reviews. >> absolutely gorgeous, it is beautiful! >> it was worth the wait. it was worth the money. >> i think it is a beautiful breads and beautiful land, i think it was worth the money. >> that was just a few people spoke with me about 4:30 a.m.. there were some of the first people to go across. there will be thousands of people crossing for the first time and we will be daughter did reduce to see what they
think. >> i have to agree that there was not an s curve. this is going to be an improvement of 70 for sure. >> one thing that i know this is how wide it is. it is much wider than the older bridge. it feels like there's more space. >> we will continue to keep you updated with the bay bridge. they are not completely done and they still have a few more things to do. much more this project is to come just keep it here on our channel and you can also go on our web site at kron4.com >> it is day 23 of a 60 day
cooling off period between bart and its unions. bart negotiator said that they're still waiting for a response from the union. it includes a 10% wage increase over the next four years. union leaders, however, have not yet presented the offer to the members. >> this is a negative, contrary to what they have put in the press. >> it is the obligation of the negotiations to bring to what we believe. >> bart's and mannesmann released a statement saying that mediators have said a negotiation schedule that will resume on september the ninth. management says that it is eager to hear what the union has to say. >> the time is 5:37 a.m.. coming up, kron4 morning
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>> here is a live look outside from our roof cam overlooking the sampras's all skyline. in terms of temperatures we are waking up to 60's. fog tracker 4 is showing that mostly cloudy conditions into 7:00 a.m.. take a look at the noon hour you will see mostly sunny skies as the fault will deplete. the winds will start to pick up. it will be a breezy tuesday and the temperatures will be cooler than were they should bay. 78 degrees for san jose and it looks like to climb to the mid '80s for in danville and concord. downtown san francisco will be mild at 68 degrees. all 66 your head into ocean beach. we will continue with cooler weather into tomorrow. pass that we're looking for to
warmer weather. we will see a man listening skies and the temperatures will be in the upper 90s by saturday. we will continue with warmer weather and it will feel like a summer as we store the next work week. we do have warmer to hotter weather on the way and more details of what to expect is coming up. >> banks are off to a pretty good start on the new eastern span of the bay bridge. we will start here because we're not tracking any hot spots for your ride. the conditions are looking pretty good. they're starting to back up in the center line but not for cash customers. your ride to the san mateo bridge, highway 92 you will find it a pretty good commute. 1 01 southbound in the golden gate bridge has no delays for your commute from marin
county or heading to it. we will update some drive times for you as we look at these the ride on the east shore freeway. this is most committed with 13 minutes in route times. no delays to san ramon. in the south, we have picked up little slowing on julianne mckee 41 01 northbound. the north bay ride 1 01 southbound is without delays. >> the cbs television network and cable provider, time warner, have ended their month-long dispute and resumed broadcasts programs and millions of homes in new york, dallas and los angeles. the agreement ends a blackout of cbs and cbs owned stations that included showtime networks, cbs sports and at work and the
smithsonian channel. the companies were in dispute over how much the warmer cable ink would pay for cbs programming. the contract disagreement started in august and affected more than 3 million homes. >> the national highway safety administration is investigating complaints that transmission cooler lines can leak fluid in some 2013 and nissan pathfinder sporan insanity models. this could lead to a sudden loss of transmission power. the nhtsa says that it has received reports of problems from outside owners of pathfinders. no injuries have been reported. the probe covers an estimated 110,000 cars. >> the final stages are
nearly complete for the launch of a new enforcement social media network. this is created by former high- profile new york city police commissioner and loss angeles police chief bill britain. >> is being used as a site where officers can share their expertise, insight and information securely through video, instant messaging, video conferencing and screen share capabilities. >> san mateo police are looking for a missing man. he has a medical condition that makes it unlikely that he will speak, he is considered particular area bumble. 50 year-old runfa wang was last seen at coyote point earlier yesterday morning. he is described as asian, 5 ft. 7, with dark hair. anyone with
information is asked to call a san mateo police. >> a popular san francisco restaurant has reopened. burma superstar in the richmond district voluntarily closed over the weekend to when he coli outbreak. the san francisco health department says that nine people were sickened from eating at the restaurant run on the 16th and 17th. but most the restaurant patrons we talked to said that they are not faced by what happened to. >> a restaurant owner says that this is the first such case in restaurants 17 years history. the health department says said their investigation is ongoing on the incident. >> bay a's hosted rangers with first place on the
line. coco crisp hit a tiebreaking two run homer in the fifth, and oakland pulled into a first-place tie with texas. crist said a new career high with his 17th homer. he homered for the third straight game to help the a's moved to a season best 21 games over 0.500. >> barry zito back on the mound for the giants in san diego. was this his last bart's as a giant question mark is the dell lost his eighth straight decision. he has won only once in his last 20 starts. the padres past the giants 4-1 the giants now tied with the padres for last place in the nl west. 21 games behind the dodgers. >> we will be right back.
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concluded with a record $4.7 billion in box office revenue. the summer movie season closed out on labor day weekend as the boy band concert film m. one direction this is us took an estimated $18 million from friday to monday. that was not enough to unseat the butler, which stayed on top with $20 million. running out the top three, were the miller's are earning an estimate 15.9 million. the box office sought a 10.2% increase over last summer, with attendance rising 6.6%. >> men and women showed off their stuff at the end will muscle championship yesterday. more than 100 body builders came to venice beach to see who was the fittest. actor and
bodybuilder blulou fergno was indicteinducted into the mosso l of fame. the former " hulk " was by a comic creator stan utley.lee. >> coming up a kron4 morning news is 6:00 a.m.. the bay bridge is back open this morning. we have team coverage of the morning commute as you cross the new span. >> we are following the latest developments out syrria as u.s. ships move closer to the embattled
september 3rd. the bay bridge is open this morning after being closed for nearly a week, while caltran made the transition from old span, to the new peace and span. >> we continue to follow the latest out of yosemite or the whim wild fire continues to burn. why cruzes say that containment is expected to take weeks. >> we have high cults outside with patchy fog. as we head into afternoon you can expect mid 60's. i will be tracking the extended forecast and we are talking triple digits coming up as 6:15 a.m.. >> we have a lot of traffic than expected in the westbound direction. here, we are already backed up to the berkeley curved.
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