tv KRON 4 Early News KRON November 11, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PST
>> this is the bay area's news station. drawn 4 news starts now. firefighters still on a scene. after a typhoon hit on friday, thousands are feared down, how the bay area is helping. good morning, veteran's day, let's check on the weather. good morning, erica. >> good morning, as we take a live look outside from the tam cam we do have low clouds, san
francisco, 55 degrees, low 40s out the door. santa rosa grab your jacket. highs in the 60s. we will see 70s in livermore. san mateo, 62 and 66 in red wood city and upper 60s in napa. satellite and radar show low clouds over the monday. we have a system that could bring showers. it looks like we will trend dry for tomorrow even to wednesday but we are looking at a 10% chance for showers until tuesday afternoon. you will see the chance for rain, tuesday to wednesday and it is minimal. i think we will see an increase in cloud cover. at least for the morning. it should be a little more sunshine for the afternoon. sunny skies and slightly warmer
companies as we wrap up the work week and look at the week end. temperatures start to tumble, expect some clouds. we are off to a good morning at the toll bridge, no delays. it is a smooth ride to san francisco. in the san mateo bridge, it is the same story. heywood, no delays. golden gate bridge in good shape so far this morning with traffic moving northbound and southbound. the fda is recalling more than 90 tons of prepackaged salad after e.coli sickened more than 2 dozen people from, the glass onion catering company and two types of the 16 items were sold in trader joe
in the bay area, mexicanity and the chop salad, included in the salad along with super fresh brands. they were produced between september 23rd and november 6th, 15 cases of each ko lie reported. firefighters remain on the scene of a fire at redwood city. a health advisory has been issued for residents of the following counties southern san mateo, santa clara. the fire was reported at sims medal management and brought under control before 7:00 last night, a 250 feet wide and 40- foot tall pile of crushed cars and other metals sparked by the
grinding of the metal. there's a cooling system in place. >> they have multiple piles segregated for a reason. if a pile does catch fire it is segregated from the rest of them and the suppression efforts are area. seeport in red wood city will be open with limited access. the fire macon to mold through the morning. typhoon haiyan may have been the strongest one in history. widespread devastation and thousand ares are feared dead. the first u.s. plane carrying supplies is on its way to typhoon. we have the latest details. >> reporter: it could be days
before the true numbering are numbering -- true numbers are known. a picture shows the destruction and it is emerging in the city of packavon that experienced a 16-foot surge. i have not talked to anyplace that has not loss someone. the may have been believes it is as possible that as many as ten thousand people have been killed. >> survivors search the relatives. >> we all tried to leave but it was too late as the waters started to rise. >> loved ones are waiting to hear. >> we are crying, i hope they
are alive. >> the hospital in haiyan doesn't have any more victims and there are survivors hoping for food and a military flight out but gina fern nan dez lost her home and business. >> get international now to come here now, not tomorrow, now. this is really, really bad, worse than hell. >> the president of the philippines says they will be building temporary structures for tens of thousands of families but the focus now is on electricity food and water haiyan is suspected to have heavy flooding. there is significant humanitarian assistant and recovery efforts. the president went on to praise
the phillipines people. barbara hale released the following statement on sunday "my thoughts and prayers are with all those affected in the philippines by typhoon haiyan and those unmy congressional districts that have loved ones there." bay area people are showing support for those that have lost everything in this natural disaster. a local nonprofit held a relief drive in san juno where people dropped off food and supplies. unfour hours, they filled 47 boxes and collected $1600 in moneyary donations. >> everyone has been affected one way or another. it is heavy on the heart but we want to send a message of our
best to them. a local shipping company has volunteered to deliver the boxes. it will take about a month for their supplies to reach the philippines and those collecting supplies say the need will still be there. it will take several months for the people impacted by the typhoon to get back on their feet. coming neck. car -- next. how to protect your car from thefts. gunfire in new york. two people hurt. we have more information. the gunman 16 years old. we have more information. the gunman 16 years old. to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health.
thefts in san la asanddro. two dozen cars have been stolen. police are alerting the public in hopes of slowing the thieves down. >> reporter: from parking lots on a curb or in front of businesses and homes. sanleeanddro police chief says thieves are stealing cars lately and the locations are random. >> we think it is multiple groups. >> reporter: car thefts are down but lieutenant brant says in the last 7 days 21 cars stolen. the holidays coming and crime is going up. and the most popular model cars that thieves are targeted are honda civics and accords. >> based on someone knowing that, what they can do if they
park two cars outside they might want to move them inside. >> lieutenant brant says 7 arrests have been made in connection with the thefts. most of the recorded cases remain unsolved. >> we run a license plate reader in hopes to solve these cases. police are offering simple tips to keep in mind while parking your car. if possible, park in busy areas and well lit. carry your registration card with you. don't leave them in the glove compartment and carry your garage opener. thieves will steal your personal information and your garage door opener to try to
steal from your home. it doesn't hurt to invest in a good alarm system. ac transit is trying to make the commute more comfortable. 16 new state-of-the-art buses, they are equipped with wi-fi and high backseats and a lot more comfortable than the old ones, they travel between berkeley and san francisco and the first of 54 new buses that az transit plans to roll out. a new law giving transgender students rights have been challenged. they can play on boys or girls sports teams and the goal is to reduce discrimination, but opponents say that the privacy of the students are being violated. it goes for privacy for all students. they have collected enough signatures for an initiative to repeal the laws.
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that gets a lot of attention. a kidnapper has been shot and killed by a heroic louisiana man looking for his abducted cousin. the man whose name is being withheld heard screams from an abandoned home so he kicked in the back door. that's when he saw the kidnapper start to stab his cousin who is this lady, 29- year-old bethany arsono, he then opened fire but wasn't sure if he hit the kidnapper inside the house. when authorities arrived, they did find the body of scott thomas inside the home. he has a child with arsono. there had been previous restraining order violations. they were there to project her.
she was badly injured in this. she is being treated for stab wounds but is expected to recover and this is a photograph of her being helped to awaiting suv that took her to the hospital. a lot of attention on our web site pertaining to this story. new york police plan to charge a 16-year-old boy as adult in a skating rink shooting that left two people dead. the shooting happened saturday night at bryant park in manhattan and police say a 16- year-old boy opened fire after a 14-year-old boy refused to give up his coat. the victim was shot in the back and a bystander was hit in the leg. in world news, after days of negotiation, diplomats failed to reach a deal to put an end to the nuclear program in iran. there were negotiation taking place with the leaders.
it would ease economic sanctions on iran but now that there is no deal, republican senator lindsey graham plans to push for more sanctions against iran. this outcome would mean to stop enriching the subterfuges and if you want a peaceful nuclear program in iran, let the international community control the fuel cycle where the iranian program looks like mexico and canada, not north korea and turn in highly enrich the uranium to ational communit >> they will push for new sanctions on iran as early as this week. the socia olympic torch is back on earth after a short missile to space.
three astronauts landed today. that unlit torch was brought up to the space station last thursday along with three new crew members, two russia crew members took that on a space walk this saturday. that torch has been where very few people have been found. bahama police have four bodies in an airplane crash off of grand bahama island. it happened minutes after take off. the pilot radioed that the plane was experiencing problems. they believe that the victims were on a sightseeing tour. time is 4: 20 on your monday on your veteran's day day. how is the weather? erica has more. >> a lot of folks are probably off for today. waking up to some low clouds and temperatures mainly in the 40s to low 50s. as we head in the afternoon, we
will see high clouds and a little bit of sunshine and temperatures in the upper 50s along the coast to the low 70s. bringing down your afternoon highs for today. it will be a pretty mild day in the south bay, the high today is 78 and 78 in santa clara. in the east bay, a few 70s sprinkled throughout here. fairfield reaching 71. mostly sunny skies. walnut creek a high of 70. expect more cloud cover for places like san francisco, san mateo. temperatures there in the low 60s, upper 60s for oakland. satellite and radar show the low clouds over the bay area and we have a very weak storm system that is actually starting to dissipate. we are talking 10% chance for showers to tomorrow. that doesn't look too likely, a lot of the model the backing off. warmer weather by midweek and temperatures will start to cool as we traps situation into next week. 4: 21 on the clock right now.
we have word of a major accident eastbound 80 right at seventh street. only one car involved. however, chp has made mention that there was possibly a driver throwing out beer cans over the overpass and there is an injured passenger. that's the concern at this point. also of concern, the stop sign 101 to eastbound connector ramp will be shut down, chp has issued a special alert for the accident. it is impacting traffic on 101, they are hoping to have the roadway cleared shortly. >> at the san mateo bridge we are in great shape. over at the golden gate bridge a similar story where traffic is moving well northbound and southbound. although today is veteran's day, the parade in san francisco went down market
street on sunday. there were marching bands and flags. and even a full sized helicopter was driven pass the spectators, the event marks 60 years after the war. it is breathtaking. we can't give back what they have lost, time away from family but we can darn sure give them their respect. this was the city's 9 4th annual parade honoring our veterans. the very first san francisco national veteran's day run took place sunday afternoon. it started at the golden gate recreation area. people chose their support by running a 5k or one mile walk just being there to cheer others on. all of the proceeds went to the honors foundation and it provides scholarships and
assistance to spouses of veterans that have lost their lives giving service to our country. at the end was a special proposal, take a look. >> congratulations, virgil and crystal on your engagement. well, many bay area businesses are offering free food and deals to honor those that serve this country. all of it today, krispy kreme and starbucks are offering items to veterans and free hair cut at sports clip for active personnel and veterans. spargo is donating thousands of items. funds will go towards helping
veterans with housing, job placement and education. we asked our viewers to send us pictures of themselves and your family members who are serving in the military. you can send them to us on our facebook page or e-mail them and show them throughout the morning. coming up on the kron 4 morning news, what critics are saying about the grueling truth behind the glitz and glamour of nfl cheerleaders.
>> reporter: the sunshines on fedexfield, a line of women that stretch and prep. then in a flash, they explode with energy. game day for the redskins. it is also 35 cheerleaders out here practicing their pregame routine. they have special routines for game day and it could be a long day, about 12 hours. >> free travel and exotic getaways and supporting troops and building lasting friendship but the cheerleaders also face challenges like juggling long hours and rehearsals with full- time jobs, school or family. >> to be able to maintain a personal life along with this, you have to be really strong willed and have a strong support system outside of this. >> and there are misconceptions. >> i think people take it in a
negative light sometimes with the uniforms we wear and the makeup we wear. >> we have had women out here lawyers and doctors. >> some critics focus on the pay. >> they are making a very low amount of money. >> amanda reported in an article. >> i thunk this idea drilled in the audition process and when the women make the squad that they are lucky. >> 22 of 36 teams have cheerleaders. some declined to disclose details and some list numbers on the web site. san diego cheer lead es, $75 and two tickets per home game compensation for some appearances. dallas cheerleaders 150 per game with some paid appearances and washington, 75 per home game and game tickets.
>> i don't think anyone does it for any sort of financial benefit. >> emerald stuart was a cheerleader for three years. >> the pay does not balance out to be very candid. >> but she says there is some things you can't put a price on. >> i did not have a passport but i have been on six of our seven continents. >> her words echoed by others. >> there is so many opportunities to be humble and to give to someone else. >> there is a thing that i love to put with this, from the outside looking in, you can't understand and from the inside looking out you can never explain. a lot of work does go into that. time now 4:30. kron 4 news continues after the break, when we come back, we will have a live report out of redwood city with developing news at a scrap metal
two types of the 16 items that were sold here were sold in trader joe's in the bay area. mexicanity and feel fresh chopped chicken salad are included in a recall with delish. check the dates on your salad, 15 cases of e. coli reported. firefighters battling a scrap metal fire at a redwood city recycling building.
there was toxic smoke sent in the air. >> reporter: the fire is still going strong. let's go to our mass cam to give you a review of what is going on. dealing with hot spots. the fire started at 1:20 yesterday afternoon, the fire department expects to be here for at least another couple of hours. this is a recycling plant and you have probably seen it many times, they bring automobiles on the back of flatbed trucks to this location to get it crushed. it was during that process while it was getting crushed that is when they believe the fire started. we talked to the redwood city fire chief and here is what he has to say about the possible cause. >> a lot of times what we have is these cars that it is generally the cars out here that they have crushed that they are recycling and they are required to have all of the materials removed from the
vehicles but they can't catch everything and a lot of times it takes something small that is not seen in the garbage that gets compacted. that's why it is so hard, we are talking about the plastic, the metal does not catch on fire but some of the other things that were not completely removed and that is why the fire started. the air quality not so bad and i am sensitive to that because i have breathing problems but nowhere along the way was it so bad that peopled that to go to the hospital. still after the fire started they issued a shelter in place and that should be lifted in the next couple of hours as far as the volume of calls because the respiratory problems, the number went up. pretty much the norm. we are tracking your forecast on this veteran's day.
here is erica, good morning. >> good morning, we are waking up to areas of low fog. we are mainly in the 40s and 50s. not too cold, not in the 30s. but san francisco, you are waking up to 55 degrees. 52 in san jose. visibility is down to .3 of a mile for napa and three miles near arvarda. across the bridge, clear conditions, down towards hayward, a little bit foggy along the freeways. we will start to clear up as we progress in the afternoon, we will see high clouds inside the bay along the coastline later today. it looks like temperatures will mainly be in the 60s. focusing on the highs, i don't think the graphic is working but we will see 60s and a few upper 50s for daly city and pacifica and temperatures in the 70s in pleasantton and for
liver livermore. your seven-day forecast, temperatures warming up. we do have a 10% for rain for tomorrow. doesn't look too likely as the models are starting to back up. expect cooler weather in the weekend. saturday and sunday and upper 60s for even the warmest inland spots. time right now is 4: 36. on to traffic with dan. we had that accident on seventh street, chp has completely cleared that wreck. it was impacting traffic on the eastbound 80 and that is a thing of the pass. no delays moving out of san francisco. moving around the east bay, problem free at this point, westbound 580 looking good. we are also in good shape southbound. 880 around highway 82. as we push towards the south bay, you can see we are in the green and no delays on 101, 287, you name it they are in good shape and morin good shape
as well. 101 moving well towards the golden gate bridge. typhoon haiyan that battered the philippines may have been the strongest cyclone in history. thousands are feared down and survivors are desperate for aid. the first u.s. plane carrying relief is on its way to the philippines. we have the latest details. >> reporter: it could be days before the true toll of typhoon haiyan is known. rescuers are working to access areas of the philippines. a picture of destruction is emerging in this city which experienced 16-foot storm surge. >> i have not spoken to anyone who has not lost someone, a
relative close to them. >> the city's mayor believes that it is entirely possible that as many as ten thousand people were killed. survivors searched the rubble for relatives. >> we tried to leave but it was too late, i got separate when the waters started to rise. >> around the world, families are waiting to hear from loved ones. >> broken hearted. i am really crying. i hope they are alive. the only functioning hospital does not have room for any more victims, some survivors desperate for supplies have resorted to taking food or medicine. others are streaming to the airport hoping for food and possibly a military flight out. regina fernandez lost her home and business. >> get international help to come here now. not tomorrow, now. this is really like bad, bad. worse than hell. >> the president of the philippines says they will be building temporary shelters for
tens of thousands of families. but the focus now is on electricity, food and water. haiyan is now expected to bring heavy rain and flooding to vietnam. the storm has weakened but the country is breaking for the worse. on sunday, president obama announced that the united states is providing significant humannian taken and prepared to offer more relief and recovery efforts. the president went on to say that he wanted to praise the phillipines people for their incredible resilience. much more as we go forward. we are hearing from congresswoman barbara lee. she released the following statement on sunday that says "my thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected in the philippines from typhoon haiyan and my own congressional district that have loved ones in the philippines ." it is 4: 39, we will take a break and
come right back. >> holiday shopping season approaching quickly. while you are enjoying a thanksgiving meal target employees will be on the job. they will stay open until 11:00 p.m. on friday and will be opened on thanksgiving day and this is because of shopping and sent taments with shoppers. u.s. gas prices continue to fall dropping 15 cents a gallon making it an early gift. the price now is 3.20 cents a gallon and we spoke to cynthia harris and she explains the reason behind the falling prices. >> we have seen a steady trend downwards in the past couple of months. there is several reasons, we are in the winter blend so all gas stations are required to be selling the winter blend gas
which is cheaper than summer blends. secondly, there is a huge surplus and there is a lack of demand right now. so all of these aspects have combined a situation that have been ideal for consumers, we have been lucky since summer and have not seen tremendous spikes in gas prices. according to experts, gas priceless go down through the holiday season and possibly start spiking up in january. well, here is a look at bay area prices for gas and you can see in south bay, we are looking at about $3.60 a gallon and oakland, 3.63 and entrance still the priciest of them all but not bad considering where we were. it is 4: 43, we will take another break and be back with more news in a minute including a complete check of weather and traffic. here is a look outside from our roof camera across downtown san francisco, erica will have the
welcome back check out the crazy video. what you are seeing is a new sport becoming popular with kids in california. called trick lighting and these teenagers are doing pretty daring acrobatics with attention cord and two trees. and while the kids know they can get hurt, they say the bumps and bruises are worth the risks. >> it feels like i am flying, a great relief from stress. >> ever since i tried it, i just like kept going back and kept trying it until i finally got to where i could walk on the line. eventually more people came and tried it and we grew. >> that looks dangerous. >> the kids say that trick lining is dangerous but a fun way to get out of the house and off of the computer and be
social with friends. they have traveled all over the u.s. and say it has been fun to meet new people thanks to their new hobby. >> happy veteran's day, it is monday, tracking your forecast and maybe the chance for sprinkles, here is erica. good morning. we could see sprinkles into tomorrow morning. but really the chance doesn't look too likely, looking at a 10% chance. waking up to low clouds in san francisco widespread throughout the bay. still holding on to 40s for arvarda and 53 in daly city. mostly by 60s and 70s in the north bay and a few 70s perhaps, a handful for the afternoon highs. expect a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures would drop back in the 50s by 8:00 this
evening. quick break down of the afternoon highs, richmond, 66, 67 degrees in concord, low 70s perhaps for pleasantton and livermore and upper 50s in daly city. your seven-day forecast highlights warmer conditions, 10% chance for showers tomorrow. temperatures will cool for the weekend. in fact we will see upper 60s for some of the warmer areas. time right now for traffic, here is dan. >> good morning, erica, in good shape at the bay bridge. no delays whatsoever reaching the tolls, you can count the cars on one hand. no delay on the span. out of san francisco there was an earlier accident, north one transition to eastbound 80 is long gone and no delays eastbound across the bay bridge. san mateoa bridge in great shape with no delays approaching the tolls coming into hayward or moving towards
the peninsula. golden gate bridge, no fog and a great commute. yesterday, the 9ers were winning up to the end of the game and letting the panthers walk away with a 10-9 victory. we spoke to fans about the loss. >> it was a tough game with low scores on both sides. it was a fight all the way through the 4th quarter. >> the game was amazing. tough today. we are trying to do what we can. >> he this played hard but it was a rough loss. >> there was solid defense and stopped the 49ers defense or the offense from getting into a good flow. >> a great game, a lot of good defense and low scores and we won. >> we knew it was going to be a good defensive game. if williams had a great running
game we would won. >> davis, i wanted to see him do more but the game is awesome. i loved it. >> i was surprised to see people walking out, two minutes and something left, this he blew my mind but they were in it until the end. >> it doesn't matter. it was all great. i am so happy. they played a great game. tough loss for 9er fans but many walked away hopeful that the game in new orleans will render different results. reporting from candle stick park, kron 4 news. a big blow to the 9ers offense due to vernon davis suffering a a concussion in the 2nd quarter. kaper nick was shut down the rest of the day. >> vernon changes the defense, he makes them adjust
differently and do thing they don't normally do. it is a big loss. >> he didn't get the job done as a team. and we'll bounce back and come storming back. well, midway through the 3rd, eric reed was plowed over by mike tolbert. the second concussion for reed in many months. neither davis nor reed returned from concussions and they have to pass a series of medical tests to be cleared for next sunday's game at new orleans. we will see what happens with that. a scary site for 49ers fans at the game and others in the area. a brushfire broke out around near candle stick park sunday afternoon. crews were called to carroll avenue near one of theparking lots the cause was tailgaters
disposing of their goals near brush. the raiders had chances in new york but way too many mistakes and not enough offense. jerrell thomas returned an interception for 65 yards. the new york giants won their third straight game, 24-20, the victory over oakland, terelle pryor scored a one yard run and tracey porter on a 43-yard interception return for oakland. andrew ladd scored the goal, and 5-4 the final score sunday and dan boyle scored two power play goals. the sharks lost for the 3rd time in the last four games. tough one there for hockey fans. we will take a quick break and be back with more news coming
up in a moment. welcome back. check out the weekend box office numbers. for the dark world hammered out one of the top november openings ever weekend box office. the 3d super hero sequel opened with $81.6 million in domestic ticket sales according to estimates. bad grand pa coming in second with $11.3 million and third week in theaters and the animated holiday comedy free birds rounded out the top three with $11.2 million in ticket sales. macy's annual thanksgiving day parade is a few week off but over the weekend organizers performed test flights for new giant balloons and you saw the whole gang there, 8000 volunteers will be on the ground in macy's thanksgiving's day parade and under each of the balloons, 90 trained people and macy's annual parade has been going on since 1924. there is spongebob. panda cubs at a chinese breeding research center are
getting more time with their mothers. officials say cubs used to be weaned at just 6 months until the mothers could bear new cubs. after research, the researchers are breeding back to the cubs in captivityity. they will stay until two years old. zoologists say there is 396 cubs in captivityity and 600 in the wild. coming up. relief can't come quick enough for villages in the philippines devastated by a massive typhoon, we will bring you the latest on relief efforts. a fire at a scrap metal yard in red wood city send toxic smoke in the air where firefighters are in a battle to extinguish the blaze. coming up,. >> you do know you are not supposed to have your bike in
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this day. and survivors in the philippines desperate for aid after friday's typhoon, thousands are feared dead. we will tell you how the bay area is helping the victims of typhoon haiyan. >> first a check of the weather and traffic. >> we are waking up to widespread low fog and as for temperatures, grab a jacket, not too bad in the 40s to the low 50s. advancing in the afternoon, high clouds and some sunny skies. temperatures range from the upper 50s along the coast to the low 70s inland. satellite and radar shows the low clouds over the bay area and we could see rain drops as we head to tomorrow. as of right now, looking like a 10% chance. full details on what to expect for the week ahead coming up. but at 5:00, here is a look at your traffic with stan. erica, we have a new accident westbound 80, west of west texas street, an overturned car. ch p arriving on the scene.
expect traffic to be delayed for quite sometime, westbound 80 an overturned car that is blocking the right lanes. moving around the horn we are in good shape, northbound and southbound 101 for 280 as well. in the east bay, your westbound 80 ride towards the bay bridge toll plaza in good shape. we are looking good along 580, moving westbound over the altamonte pass and no delays. james. on to our developing story this morning. a redwood city fire with multiple fire crews still at the scene of a recycling plant burning since sunday afternoon. live from the location with the latest. wil, it looks like it is smoldering. >> reporter: that's right. 15 hours and counting and the fire department still out here putting out hot spots. we want to show you shot from our cam. they expect to be here for at
least another couple of hours. there's still a shelter in place for people that live in the vicinity specifically redwood city. here is video that we got when the fire started. around 1:20 sunday afternoon. 15-and-a-half hours later. it is still getting the fire department all kinds of problems. this is a recycling facility. so what they do is bring in cars. they get them crushed. but before they do that, they try to removal of the materials and in this case they were not able to do that and the cause of the fire is under investigation, we talk to the redwood city fire chief and here is his speculation on what might have caused the fire. >> a lot of times we have cars that it is generally mostly the cars out here that they have crushed that they are recycling and they are required to have all of the materials removed from the vehicles but they can't catch everything and a lot of times it takes something
small that's not caught in the garbage that gets compacted. it is usually deep-seated. >> giving them fits and there is so many things in cars that they were not able to remove. the plastic dashboard and the pieces inside the car. there's a funny smell out here, a plastic smell and you can see from the cam shot that they are still using cranes to lift some of the items and scrap here. i can tell you according to the redwood city fire department, the shelter is in place and it has a plastic smell and not as bad as it was, maybe about 12 hours ago, fortunately, they did not receive a heavy volume of calls, the fire chief says there were a number of calls pretty much the same as any other typical sunday afternoon. back to you, james. very good. wil, thank you much. the latest on that developing story. mark. >> following the latest out of the philippines in the
newsroom, new video and information coming out from friday's devastating typhoon that came through the area. we are talking about typhoon haiyan. and that is affecting two million people in 41 provinces, the u.s. military is flying in supplies. at this point the relief is not enough. the storm dying out and raining itself out over main lane china, the date toll at 950. but as they search through the rubble, the fear is the death toll could climb to over ten thousand. bay area residents are showing a big pouring of support for those that lost everything in this disaster. a local nonprofit tells a relief drive in san bruno yesterday where people dropped off nonperishable items like cereal and toothbrushes and other things. they filled 47 boxes and collected $1600 in crash to be turned over to the red cross, many that gave that have family
and friends in the affected areas. >> everybody is affected and heavy on the heart but we want to send our best out to them. a local shipping company is volunteering to deliver the boxes but it will take about a month for the supplies to reach the philippines. and president obama announcing that the u.s. is providing significant humannian assistance and to assist in recovery efforts. the president praised the philippines for their courage. there is a salad recall where salad was sold at trader joes, the chopped chicken salad
is included in the recall and also the delish fine foods and super fresh brands too. those salads were produced between september 23rd and november 6th. there have been 15 cases of e. coli reported. ac transit is trying to make the bay commute more comfortable. 16 new state-of-the-art buses. they have wi-fi and individual reading lam ps and high end storage. these are the first of 54 new buses that a c transit plans to roll out. >> a new california law giving transgender students is being challenged. under the law they can play on either girls or boys sports teams. the goal is to reduce discrimination but some say the privacy of the students are being violated. it goes for privacy for all students and they say they have
collected another signatures to repeal the law. we will let you no he if they move forward with that. coming up on the kron 4 morning news. a satellite falls back to earth. did it endanger anybody on the ground. one person has died after being attacked at an exotic cat sanctuary. we have the details coming up at 6:15. today is veteran's day, we are following events in the bay area and around around the country in honor of their farmers presents: fifteen seconds of smart. so you want to drive more safely? stop eating. take deep breaths. avoid bad weather. [ whispers ] get eight hours. ♪ [ shouts over music ] turn it down! and, of course, talk to farmers. hi. hi. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪
veteran's day. some bay area businesses are offering free food and deals to honor those that have served in the military. shane restaurants across the country like olive garden and texas roadhouse are offering freebies to those with military cards and free hair cuts by sports clips for service members, several locations in the east and north bay.
in richmond, chevron is hosting an event this morning expected to start at 10:00. veteran's day, the parade in san francisco went down market street yesterday. marching bands and a full sized helicopter driven past the spectators. this veteran's day parade marks 60 years since the end of the korean war but many groups were there participating. what our veterans have done affects the ultimate. we can't give back what they have lost. time away from the family and we can darn sure give them their respect. this was the city's 9 4th annual parade honoring veterans. and we are asking for your pictures, photos of yourself and your family member that served in the military, you can send them to us on our facebook page or you can e-mail us at
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a man opened fire on a row house. this happened after midnight. three story building in bushwick, the man had a rifle and kill three people and then killed himself. the suspect and the victims did know each other. investigators are looking into a possible link to a music band. one other person was shot and is expected to recover. new york police plan to charge a 16-year-old boy as an
adult in a skating rink shooting. it kill two people. that shooting happened saturday night at bryant park in manhattan. a 16-year-old boy opened fire after a 14-year-old boy wouldn't give up his coat. the victim was shot in the back and a by stan der was hit in the leg. at 5:15 we want to look at our traffic this morning. a lot of people have the day off. >> thank goodness because we have areas of low visibility and that's hazardous for the morning commute. we are in the 40s and 50s. not too cold with san francisco at 55, starting the morning off on the mild side. con core, 46 and had the degrees in livermore. visibility was worse in napa for a half mile there, low clouds are obstructing your is view in oakland and hayward along the free way and 9 miles of visibility, that could
translate into delays on arriving flights. in terms of temperatures for today, future cast 4 highlights the 12:00 hour and you will see mainly 60s throughout the entire bay area. we could start to see 70s up towards napa. now the 70s will start to fill in for the dalton, livermore valley by 3:00. expect an increase in cloud cover. temperatures dropping to 50s and low 60s by 8:00 this evening. today mainly 60s in the south bay, a mild day. temperatures just a touch cooler than yesterday. santa clara at 70, 71 for the almaden valley and fremont a high of 66. 70s throughout the east bay interior. that includes pittsburgh and danville and mid 60s in sanleandro. downtown san francisco in the 60s among cloudy conditions and santa rossa with a high of 65.
you will see the low clouds on satellite and radar. we could key rain drops for tomorrow morning. still looking at 10% chance. the storm is actually starting to dissipate and expect warmer conditions by the middle of the week. temperatures will drop off for the weekend. expect sun and clouds. temperatures in the upper 60s for some of the warmer areas. time right now is 5:18. here is traffic. good morning, erica. tracking a new hot spot, westbound 80 in fairfield and past travis boulevard. a mum car crash and one of them have overturned for a short period of time, some of the passengers inside the car were trapped. it looks like they have been extricated. tow trucks have been on the scene and it could be longer before the lanes are cleared. westbound 80 past travis boulevard right now, only the right lane is getting through. as you can imagine it is creating a backup.
at the bay bridge toll plaza. no backup and things moving well westbound making their way to san francisco at the san mateo bridge in good shape westbound and eastbound, no delays across highway 82 and 101 across the bridge looking good. a worker at an exotic sanctuary was killed by one of the animals in her care. it happened in sherwood oregon. that is outside of portland. officials say the worker was attacked by a wild cat but they didn't see what species. emergency medical workers had a hard time getting to workers because other large cats were in that area. a neighbor is shocked by what she learned happened. anybody having that -- passing away or knowing what happened, it breaks your heart and i'm sad. i am still unnerved. authorities say all of the animals are secured and on its
web site. wild cat haven is a permanent home for more than sixty cats including cougars, bobcats and tigers and the facility is not open to the public. i have an update on the government sequester, the spending cuts that kicked in. as bad as the sequester was, a warning that it will get worse with steeper cuts january 1st. with this year's sequester, agencies found extra money they had opponent hand to help them through the all cuts, the pentagon used more than five billion dollars in unspent money from previous years. furloughs for 11 days were cut back to six and the justice department found five million dollars that allowed them and agencies like the f.b.i. to avoid furloughs all together. without the rainy day funds next year and with the next
round of see sequester cuts, there are warnings more furloughs and deeper cuts to spending. after days of negotiations, diplomats failed to end the deal. there were negotiators with iranian leaders it would have eased the sanctions on iran but now that no deal is struck, republican leader lindsey graham has more to say. >> stop the pla tune crummy rackier at iraq. if you want a peaceful program let the international community control the fuel cycle where the uranium program looks like mexico and canada, not north korea and turn over highly
enriched uranium in their possession to the international community. graham says that he and a bipartisan group of senators will push for new sanctions on iran as early as this week. two thousand pounds of satellite fell out of orbit but it burned out in the earth's atmosphere. this is what it looked like as it was launched. well, a few weeks back, not a few weeks back, quite a while back, there was concern last week that debris from the satellite could fall to earth in tack and hurt people on the ground. engineers say it didn't happen. it out last the mission to study the ocean patterns. the batteries died last month and that's why it finally fell to earth. speaking of things coming down from space. sochi olympic torch is back on earth after a short visit to the international space station. a capsule carrying the torch and three astronauts landed
safely today. the unlit torch was brought to the iss on thursday along with three fresh crew members. syria, we are learning the syrian opposition group has decided to attend a planned peace conference with president arshar. they are pushing to hold these talks in geneva. the syrian national coalition will take part in the talks if barshar's government allows humanitarian aid to go into syria, one hundred thousand people have been kill in syria's two-and-a-half-year-old civil war. 5:23 right now. thank for waking up with the kron 4 morning news. we will be back with traffic and the news. because it is veteran's day we
but the bond markets are closed. we had the rise on friday with the dow jones industrial up one percent. we saw a pull back on twitter on its second day of trading. here are the numbers. big gains on friday. right now futures up 14. there was an ipo of twitter on thursday and the stock pulled back 7% on friday. now in the premarket it is down one percent. looking at a stock that opened at 26 for twitter. really hit the market with 4510 and went up to 50 and it is up to $41 a share. amazon is trying out daily delivery after making a deal
with the u.s. postal service and they plan to expand the service. the post office is entering into agreements with other retailers. we are watching gas prices, the national average at 3. 19 and the state average is at 3.61, going down. san francisco at $3.47 a gallon, san jose cheaper at $3.63. 5:28. we will be back with more in a couple of minutes on this monday morning. pretty early to get out of bed. a lot of people are sleeping in because they have veteran's day off. let's take a peek. we will show you the camera let's take a peek. we will show you the camera shots in a delicious, but say i press a few out flat, add some beef, sloppy joe sauce and cheese, fold it all up and boom! delicious unsloppy joes perfect for a school night.
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time. a developing story out of redwood city where tropical firefighters are still at a recycling plant where we are seeing smoke. >> yes, a stubborn fire, the hot spots are an issue. 15-and-a-half hours after it started, the fire department still here. they have a shelter in place and they have not lifted it after they issued it yesterday afternoon, air quality not so bad. i can smell plastic but it ct m just to make sure that everybody will stay in place unless you have to go to school or work, no school because of veteran's day. but if you have to go out try to limit it. we want to show you this shot, a metal fire and big mounds of
metal. they are lifting the scraps up with heavy machinery trying to get to the heart of the fire. it could take a couple of hours before they put the fire out. here is video that we got after the fire started. it happened at 1:30 on sunday afternoon, the cause of the fire under investigation. you might wonder how can metal catch on fire especially with the cars at this facility, we got a chance to talk to the fire chief and he says that the cars are supposed to be stripped down before they get recycled but sometimes like the plastic dashboard and other things that they were not able to completely remove and he speculates that might have caused the fire with the friction. the air quality, here is what the fire chief had to say about that. >> this fire unfortunately has put out a lot of heavy smoke that tends to drift out through
the peninsula and the bay area. we have run into that in the past. we have a shelter place in order that has been issued yesterday afternoon that we hope to lift soon. james, fortunately, no injuries and nobody had to go to the hospital to get their lungs checked out. he said that they monitored the situation and yesterday did not receive a higher volume of call than they would normally get. it looks like with the breezy conditions and the fire almost out, it looks like the worst part is behind us. wil, thank you for that live update. thanks a lot. james, at 5:33, we want to check out the weather with erica and take a peek at what we are looking at. doesn't feel that cold. >> especially in san francisco where temperatures are in the mid-50s. we are starting things off on the mild side but low clouds. expect high clouds for the afternoon, temperatures will range from the upper 50s along the coast to the low 70s inland
but most of us will actually be seeing 60s for today. cloudy skies for the evening. napa, low clouds and for hay ward as well. at 5:34, let's take a look at the roads with dan. good morning. we are tracking a hot spot, westbound 80 in fairfield. chp has made improvement" accident. right now, the right lane is open, excuse me, it is blocked. it was open for a brief period of time, an overturned big rig, traffic backed up because of this accident, there is a special alert and chp hoping to get the remainder of the lanes opened. at the toll plaza, things in
shape and seeing increasing flow. san mateoa bridge moving well eastbound and westbound and at the golden gate bridge as well. today is veteran's day and many will be paying respects at cemeteries for those that have paid the ultimate price. and jackie is at the national cemetery. jackie. >> reporter: good morning, i am here at the national cemetery and right now the gates are closed but beyond them, you can see the headstones and the american flags that are up honoring the veterans that served our country and paid as you said the ultimate sacrifice. veteran's day obviously is for all the military, not just the ones that have passed away. it is everybody that served in the military over the years, it is honoring them. all kinds of events on across
the bay area and the nation. obviously people are coming to places like this to honor those that have fallen. and just a reminder, a national holiday, a federal holiday, state holiday also. banks and post offices and all federal and state buildings are closed today but it is a day to reach out and thank those people that served in the military over the years. james. very good. thank you again. 5:36. wells fargo has donated $150,000 to seven bay areas serving the military. you can see the recipients. the donations are part of a three-year commitment made in 2012 to help veterans. some of what is helping our veterans on this veteran's day. in the newsroom, an update on typhoon that has devastated the philippines. typhoon haiyan may have been
the strongest cyclone in history. it could top ten thousand for the death toll. the first u.s. planes carrying relief supplies are on their way to the philippines. we have the latest from the philippines with the latest damage. rescue workers are working to rescue the areas of the philippines after the storm took out infrastructure but a picture widespread destruction is emerging in the city of tacklaban that experienced a 16- foot storm surge. >> i have not spoken to anyone that hasn't lost a relative. the city's mayor believes it is possible that as many as ten thousand people were
killed. survivors search the rubble for relatives. >> broken hearted. i hope that they are alive. the only functioning hospital doesn't have room for any more victims. some survivors desperate for supplies have resorted to taking food or medicine. others are streaming to the airport hoping for food and possibly a military flight out. gina fernandez lost her home and business. >> get international help to come here now. not tomorrow, now. this is really, really like bad, bad, worse than hell. >> the president of the philippines says they will be building temporary shelters for tens of thousands of families but the focus now is on the electricity food and water.
the storm has weakened but vietnam is bracing for the worse. coming up on the kron 4 morning news. the latest on a bizarre kidnapping in louisiana. it involved a stabbing, shooting and rescue. coming up at 6:00, a deer back in the wild after being struck in the face with an arrow. we'll take a closer look at how veterinarians saved that deer's life. coming up. >> you do know you are not supposed to have your bike in the crosswalk, right? >> i don't follow. >> you don't follow. >> don't follow the rules you mean. >> in the next edition of [ male annouer ] you can change your tomorrow
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man looking for his abducted cousin, bethany arsono. she is home from the hospital and back with her 2-year-old son three days after being kidnapped and stabbed by the father of her child. authorities have been searching for 29-year-old scott thomas near lafayette louisiana after he arrived at a daycare center wednesday and confronted 29- year-old bethany. thomas forced her into his vehicle and drove away. pro2-year-old child was left in the daycare. arsono's cousin was looking for her when he kicked in a door and shot and killed her kidnapper. authorities in louisiana says that the cousin whose name was withheld by the sheriff's department said he heard screams from the hospital. the story is getting attention on our web site and the kron 4 facebook page. go to kron4.com to join the conversation and get more information. we are checking a major hot spot westbound 80 in fairfield.
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it is 5:45. want to start with weather. get an idea of the forecast for this monday. veteran's day. good morning, erica. >> good morning, james, on this veteran's day monday, we are waking up to areas of low clouds outside. here is a live look from our roof camera. as for temperatures not too cold out there, grab a jacket in case but you will notice 40s north of the golden gate bridge and oakland mild at 55 degrees. low 50s in san mateo and hayward and pleasantton, 44. in addition to mild temperatures we have the low clouds, you will notice visibility down a mile in napa. not too bad around oakland but maybe delays this morning on arriving flights. as for temperatures throughout the day, futurecast 4 shows by lunchtime in the 60s throughout the entire bay area.
take a look as we put the clock in motion. areas of 70 deliver for liver moore and for those along the delta and the south bay. high clouds developing later on today and as we head in the evening. temperatures are back in the 50s to low 60s. as we break down the afternoon highs, san francisco a touch cooler than yesterday with high 63. 67 in oakland and expect sun and clouds, 70s for fairfield and pleasantton and hayward at 66 and 9 in sunnyville. the low clouds of the bay area here. we are tracking a very weak system that is starting to diminish but it could bring stray showers as early as tomorrow. the models are backing off. i do want to alert you to the 10% chance waking up to tuesday morning. by the middle of the week, mostly sunny skies and it looks like temperatures will be climbing in the mid to perhaps upper 60s for some of the warmer inland areas.
temperatures will slide as we head to the weekend and it will be turning cooler for saturday and sunday. 5:48. that was your weather and here is traffic with dan. erica following westbound 80 in fairfield, it will be near travis boulevard. right now the right lane is getting through and the second lane from the right is getting through and the left lane is blocked at this time. due top overturned big rig and looking at injuries and traffic is backed up to la gune valley and an accident in san francisco, multiple cars involved, southbound 101. that is backing up traffic in your right lane is blocked. quick bridge check for you. bay bridge still no delays at the toll plaza and in good shape westbound into san francisco. san mateo in good shape, eastbound and westward to hayward and the golden gate
bridge a smooth side northbound and southbound 101. >> stan roberts found people behaving badly. >> according to bmv, bicycle riders have the same responsibility as motorists and subject to the same rules and regulations. this means bicyclists cannot stay in the crosswalk waiting for the light to change. you are required to wait at the line just like drivers. my point, car driverrers and motorcyclists are not making it easy. you can do whatever you want but you are are not permitted to stop in the crosswalk when waiting for for the light to change. over on mark street, this is a green box where bicyclists are supposed to stop and wait. really? another car in the bok? that is supposed to be for
bikes. i'm shaking my head. anyway, where was i? oh, yes can you are supposed to stop and wait. but some don't. let's find out why. you do know you are not supposed to have your bike in the crosswalk, right? >> i don't follow. >> you don't follow? >> i don't. >> you don't follow the rules you mean? >> despite the fact that there are instructions on where to stop on a pole on market. >> everybody is trying to get somewhere but we all got to move together. i have seen too many accidents, car accidents and bike accidents and pedestrian accidents. i just want to get to work and everybody be safe. thank you. >> this rider by the way did the right thing and waited behind the limit line. you cannot ride your bike on the sidewalk and absolutely not while you are on a cell phone. the crosswalks are for pedestrians and people using wheelchairs, not a short cut. if you ride your bike across a
limit line you could end up with a red light ticket which could set you back. in san francisco, stanley roberts, kron 4 news. and a quick bay area sports update, a tough loss for the san francisco 49ers at the stick against a tough defense, the 9ers that won five straight couldn't get the offense against the carolina panthers, held to a touchdown to only a second time, three filed goals is all they could muster, the panthers with a field goal and shutting down kyle caper nick. they lose 10-9, they lost vernon davis due to a a concussion. in new york, too many mistakes and not enough offense again the giants.
terrell prior often did score. the raiders have lost 9 straight to nfc teams and 12 straight games in the eastern time zones and play next taking on the houston texans. the sharks lose in a shootout, andrew lad delivering the winner. the sharks losing in a shootout for the third time in the last four games. we'll be right back as the kron
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hot spots. i will have an update on the kron 4 morning news. and today is veteran's day. we will be covering live events throughout the bay area in honor of veterans. and a trail of destruction through the philippines from a super typhoon. we'll have the latest on the aid that's pouring in from united states as the death toll continues to climb and a group in the bay area is helping the victims. taking a look at the weather and traffic in the bay area on monday morning. erica. >> good morning, on on this veteran's day monday waking up to very mild conditions, san francisco at 55 and the same for oakland and san jose 53 degrees and 40s for concord and santa rosa. visibility impacted around napa, three miles. sfo, 9 miles of visibility and reporting about one hour delays on arriving flights currently. we will see more sunshine as we head in the afternoon but expect high clouds and