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the robbery happened very quickly and all suspects were gone by the time police arrived. now authorities are reviewing surveillance footage from the station, platform and 6 of the 9 train cars that had working cameras.sotwe're also sharing the surveillance images not only with oakland police but with the oakland schools police and the oakland housing authority to see if they can help identify the suspects.it's unknown whether the robberies occurred in the 3 train cars without working cameras. the entire fleet is to have operable cameras by july first.sotits' pretty frightening, is what i would think.most bart riders didn't know about saturday's robbery but few were surprised.sotmany bart riders we saw paid little attention to their surrounding
and continued to have their heads buried in their cell phone for some news of the robbery will change that.sot 138 from no one (grant) the antioch bridge is still closed...has been for much of the day after a big-rig crash. problem started just after ten this morning... two semi-trucks crashed on the sacramento county side of the bridge. one of the drivers had to be
flown to a hospital with severe burns. you can see the aftermath of the crash with both trucks on the shoulder of the road. it's not clear when the bridge will re-open. (catherine) a toddler in the east bay is expected to make a full recovery after nearly drowning. it happened last night at a home in concord. police say a 20-month-old boy fell into a hot tub. family members quickly rescued him -- and performed c-p-r until an ambulance arrived. the little boy was taken to the hospital where he's in stable condition. (catherine)happening now.... the search continues for a missing 5-year-old boy in southern california....wh ose father has been arrested.. los angeles county deputies were looking again today for aramazd andressian jr....and they're asking anyone with information to come forward. his father was arrested saturday on suspicion of child endangerment and child abductionafter paramedics found him unconscious in a park. the south pasadena police chief says
investigators are having a hard time getting answersfrom the father -- who is divorcing the boy's mother. his bail has now been set at 10-million dollars. he's giving police confusing and contradictory answers.. the mother says her estranged husband did not drop the boy off at a pre-arranged meeting place. (grant) the tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old... appeared in court in sacramento today. tad cummins will to return to tennessee where he faces federal and state felony charges of kidnapping and sexual contact. until then-- cummins is being held as both a flight risk and a danger to the public. according to prosecutors... he is a danger for abusing "his position of trust as a school teacher" and for being in possession of two guns. cummins' public defender argued the 15-year-old... willingly left with him and he had no previous criminal record. cummins faces at least ten years in prison. the two were found in siskou county last week after they
were missing for more than a month. (catherine) anohter big story we are tracking tonight... u-c berkeley has been hit with a lawsuit.. it's accused of violating the first amendment rights of the campus student groups who invited ann coulter to speak this thursday. (grant) security during the event is at issue...however the attorney representing the berkeley college republicans held a news conference today - arguing that security does not trump free speech... kron4's haaziq madyun has the story the threat of violence is one of the main reasons uc berkeley has rejected ann coulter's upcoming speaking appearance. that reason is not valid says the attorney reperesenting two student groups that invited the controversial conservative speaker to an event on campus this thursday that is why
first amendment lawyer harmeet dhillon has filed this lawsuit monday against uc berkeley on behalf of young america's foundation and the college berkeley republicansuc berkeley officials say they cancelled the ann coulter event after receiving credible intelligence that a group responsible for disrupting a conservative speaking event back in february planned on returning to protest against coulter
point about berkeley making it the student's problem to ensure their own security. "it's not their problem. it's the problem of the tax payers and the people who runs the mayor's office and the people who run the police department in berkeley to make sure that people who are on the premises of berkeley california are safe from violent criminals attempting to suppress the rights of others"in reponse to this litigation uc berkeley press secretary dainne klein issused a response that reads in part "uc berkeley has been working to accommodate a mutually agreeable time for ms. coulters visit - which has not yet been scheduled - and remains commited to doing so. the campus seeks to ensure that all members of the berkeley and larger community - including ms. coulter herself - remain safe during such an event"so it doesn't look like the university is completely saying no to thursday but judging by the school's response, ann coulter is still not getting a yes from cal...haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) the school attempted to cancel coulter's speech - after the violent clashes between protestors back in february... when alt-right figure and provacuteur... milo yiannopolis was scheduled to speak on campus. his speech was ultimately
canceled... but yiannopoulos says he plans to return to berkeley for a several day event. he plans to announce his return date - next friday. (catherine) a san bruno man accused of killing his neighbor and cutting up the body was in court today.. prosecutors say the crime happened after an argument over a space heater.. 50-year-old david stubblefield pleaded not guilty to felony charges including murder and destroying evidence. this is video from an earlier court hearing. investigators say the murder happened last month after after stubblefield and 77-year-old benjamin roybal got into a fight over the price of a space heater. they say stubblefield tear-gassed roybal, shot him in the chest, and later tried to cut up the body. bail has been set at 10 million dollars. (grant) the warriors remain undefeated to start the postseason, but there have been big speed bumps along the way.(catherine)
in addition to the kevin durant injury, the team is now faced with another shaky situation. head coach steve kerr has stepped away from the sidelines indefinitely...as he deals with painful complications from back surgery.(grant) mark carpenter joins us with more mark/ the warriors took a loss hours before game 3 even started this weekend...after learning they'll be forced to go without their head coach for an unspecified amount of time. the league's reigning coach of the year still dealing with the ill- effects from that back surgery that kept him out for more than half of the 2015 season. here's some footage from this morning's shootaround in portland as the warriors aim to close out this series. steve kerr...was in attendance. while he can handle practices and workouts, it's
the games that are challenging to endure. yesterday-- he addressed the media at the team hotel and while he wouldn't elaborate on the specific symptoms giving him trouble, he did confirm it is associated with his surgery in 2015. he says he's been managing the pain for the last year and half, but for some reason, the situation recently became worse. "this is not gonna be a case where i'm coaching one night and not coaching the next. i'm not gonna do that to our team and our staff. we are hoping that the next, next week or two whatever it is, i can sort of make a definitive realization or deduction, or just feel it that i'm gonna do this or i'm not.' in kerr's absence, mike brown will handle the coaching duties. if the warriors close out the series tonight, they'll have a few extra days of rest before round 2 begins.... and perhaps that's enough time for kerr to heal up. game 4 tips off at 7-30. (grant) president
obama... making his first public appearance... since leaving the white house... ending a three-month period of relative silence. we'll hear from the former president as he speaks in his hometown of chicago.(catherine) then, a family in the east bay - gets a rude awakening this morning after a car slams into their home. a look at what happened. (grant) and next, dozens of flights at s-f-o cancelled or delayed. what's causing so many problems... and why we could see several problems at s-f-o for the next couple of weeks. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
travelers at s-f-o aren't too happy tonight... this -- following delays and cancellations because of a construction project. (grant) as kron four's terisa estacio reports, if you plan to travel in the near future, beware, because this project is not over...and more delays are on the horizon. joe passenger. two days. sophie, passenger. i had to drive. cancelations, delays, frustrations - it was all there at san francisco international airport monday. the airport which services 1250 flights a day is undergoing a big construction project as it rehabilitates one of two main runways.
this is doug yakel, the airports spokesperson. doug yakel, sfo spokesperson. we have to pave a runway and this happens every 8 years. yakel says the shutdown over the weekend did lead to several hundred flight disruptions. they are trying to get the entire project completed before the really busy summer travel season. yakel. it is really busy starting in july and august, so we want to get this done sooner rather than later. joe, passenger. i just want to go home. for passengers impacted - it has not been fun. joe, passenger. hopefullly, i will get home today. it will be a long journey back. and listene to sophie alcorn's path. stuck in palm springs sunday when her flight was canceled, she had to drive to la, then take a flight from la to sf monday morning. alcorn. i missed my kids, i had to change all of my work day. airport
spokesperson yakel says they are strongly advising everyone to check and double check before heading to the airport about cancelations and delays pertaining to this runway (grant) a lawyer for the kentucky doctor who was dragged from a united flight... says he is now also representing a woman who got into a verbal confrontation with a flight attendant on american airlines.(grant) american has suspended this flight attendant after this video surfaced, showing tense moments before a flight left s-f-o friday night. the incident started after a flight attendant took a
stroller away from a mother just before takeoff. witnesses say she tried to put the stroller in the overhead bin. they say the flight attendant took it down aggressively... hitting her with it and coming just inches from hitting her baby. another passenger jumps up to defend her...and starts shouting at the flight attendant. american airlines has apologized for the incident saying the video does not reflect its values. (catherine) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
(catherine) former president barack obama made his first public appearance since leaving office today... and led a panel discussion at the university of chicago. roughly 5-hundred people showed up to hear him at the invitation-only event....as he talked about his experiences as a community organizer in chicago...and how that laid the foundation for his
political career. the former president never mentioned president trump by name....and didn't comment on current events. he 'did' open with a joke -- asking what had been going on since he left office... obama says he now wants to encourage and support the next generation of leaders. (sot) "the single most important thing i can do is to help in any way i can prepare the next generation of leadership to take up the baton and to take their own crack at changing the world." on sunday - obama met privately with young men on the city's south side to talk about gang violence and employment. this fight is going to go on. we are in an era of frequent skirmishing, it's going to be far flung, and that's the nature of this fight. (grant)a surprise visit to afghanistan by the secretary of defense as
pressure builds on the white house to send more troops to fight in america's longest war. fifteen years after u=s troops removed the taliban government, the war has reached a stalemate.( catherine ) and there's new evidence that russia is now trying to prolong the conflict. steve aveson is here to explain why a long=overlooked conflict is suddenly getting attention from the pentagon and the white house. steve ? (steve)james mattis checked his watch as his helicopter came in for a landng at the headquarters for operation resolute support in kabul.his unannounced visit follows a devastating attack on afghan government forces that led to the resignation of two top officials. "as if we needed a reminder, as i stand here before you, of the type of enemy we're up against, the killing of afghan citizen soldiers, protectors of the people, just as they were coming out of a mosque .. coming out of a house of worship. it certainly
characterizes this fight for exactly what it is."gunmen dressed as soldiers entered one of the afghan government's largest and most heavily guarded bases last fridaythey opened fire on unarmed servicemen returning from prayers, killing nearly 2=hundred of them. "at the level of barbarity and cruelty, shooting patients in their beds, killing young soldiers at the mosque in prayer. they're reaching new lows in terms of their behavior."the attack led to the resignation of afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff... and new pressure to raise the u=s troop levels. there are currently 84=hundred americans there ... down from more than 100=thousand at he height of the war.u=s commanders say an additional 3=thousand soldiers may be needed to prop up the afghan government forces.and defense secretary mattis says taliban is growing stronger with support from moscow. "the russians seem to be
choosing to be strategic competitors in a number of areas. the level of granularity and the level of success they're achieving, i think, the jury is out on that. (steve)defense secretary mattis is the first trump cabinet member to visit afghanistan.but he has been there before ... in 2013 when he was a marine general and leader of the u.s. central command (catherine) coming up... we're hearing from the man accused of killing four people in fresno. why he says he snapped right before the shootings. (grant) and next, a man caught in a violent encounter with a sacramento police officer is now taking legal action. what he plans to do...
brenda richard- and her husband mark richard left the truckee-tahoe airport on april 17th. the richards have four daughters. over 100 volunteers participated in the search. they looked through over 8 thousand aerial photos. the plane was never found. (catherine) it's been more than three weeks since a college student was last seen in yuba city. and a reward for information on aly yeoman has now reached more than $50 thousand dollars . the 20-year-old was last seen at a friend's house....and her truck and cell phone were found in a field march 30th. surveillance video shows the college student's truck being driven towards the levee where it was found. but it's not clear who's driving. the reward fund in the case was started by the fbi, and has been boosted by a go-fund- me campaign. yeoman's family says they believe her disappearance is getting increasingly suspicious...bec ause her friends haven't provided enough information or support. (grant) a lawsuit is being filed against city and county
of sacramento after a video of a sacramento police officer beating an unarmed man after he was caught jaywalking went viral. here's a better look at the video. attorneys for 24-year-old nandi cain say he was punched about 20 times by officer anthony figueroa. cain was unarmed during the confrontation and suffered a concussion. cain's attorney's are demanding that figueroa be fired. they are also demanding the release of jail surveillance video that could show cain was abused while incarcerated in the sacramento no criminal charges have been filed against cain. the sacramento police department has not yet responded to the lawsuit. (catherine) coming up, a judge is ordering the release of suicide notes left by aaron hernandez. plus - what the ex-nfl player star left behind for a fellow prisoner. (grant) but first, a vechile slams into a home in the east bay. what caused the car to loose control.
unincorporated contra costa county... on san migual drive across from margaret drive. kron four's will tran shows us what happened. ---a family of four got a rude awakening in the middle of the night when a car did not make the curve slammed into and through their home.(deirdre palmieri/neighbor- it was complete devastation basically) dedre palmeri lives right next door.she and her husband came outside at 115 in the morning to see if everyone was ok (deirdre palmieri/neighbor-we ran outside to see what was going on and it was shocking. the car was there and the debris was there but the responders were already there and so we left the scene to let them do what they needed to do)palmeri says the husband and wife are scientists who just converted their garage into a guest room.fortunately no guests were visiting at the time.she says the young driver appeared to be shocked.police say drugs or alcohol do not appear to be factors in this accident.palmeri says they should investigate how fast the driver was going at the time.(deirdre palmieri/neighbor-i would have to say speed had to have been a factor. it's always a factor here. about 50 percent of the cars tjhat go down here are speeding and if they're
very careful they can make the curve. but there's deer, there's children, there's racoons. i see dead animals. if you're doing 20 miles per hour nothing needs to be hit) the driver was not seriously hurt and not arrested.the family was not home all day as repair crews look at the damage to see long it's going to take and how much it's going to costin walnut creek will tran kron 4 news (catherine) state fish and wildlife workers are now confirming that it 'was' a mountain lion that walked into the bedroom of a pescadero home... and snatched the family's dog. the shocking incident happened last week.... police say a woman and her child were sleeping... when the family dog began frantically barking at the foot of the bed. a door to the backyard had been left open to let cool air
inside... that's how the mountain lion got in..... the woman says she just saw a 'shadow' grab the dog. state workers today confirmed that a trace of mountain lion dna... was found inside the home. the dog was never found. (grant) san francisco police are investigating a deadly shooting this morning in the potrero hill neighborhood. it happened around 10:30... in the area of missouri street and watch-man way. the victim, a 30-year-old san francisco resident, was taken to the hospital but later died of his injuries..his name has not been given. and police have not yet released... further details on the shooter or a motive. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a ridge of high pressure will slowly build into our region whichwill lead to drier conditions along with warmer temperatures. asthe ridge moves in the pressure gradient will greatly increasewhich
(catherine) we're only days away from a federal budget deadline that could mean a partial government shutdown.... the white house and many republican leaders sound confident that they can get a spendingbill passed... but they don't have much time. the deadline is friday and congress is just back from a two week recess. one of the big hurdles - the president is demanding the money to build a border wall withmexico.....saying there will be ways to get the money from the mexican government later. democrats oppose the move.... and the white house has
been sending mixed signals on what the spending measuremust include.. john kelly - homeland security i suspect he will be insistent on the fundingreince priebus - white house chief of staff we've already seen progress in regard to getting money for border security...so i'm pretty confident we're going to get something that's satisfactory to the president in regards to border security. the president wants a billion dollars in tax payer money to get the wall started,,, meantime...congress must pass a one-trillion dollar catch- all spending bill to pay for all agenciesof government by midnight friday or trigger a partial shutdown the next day......... friday happens to coincide with the 100th day of the trump presidency. (grant) a trailblazing astronaut received a congratulatory call from president trump today. nasa astronaut peggy whinson set a new u-s record for spending most cumulative days in space. early this morning she surpassed jeffrey
williams' record of 534 totals days. she received a special phone call from trump along with his daughter ivanka and nasa astronaut kate rubins. (president trump): "how does it feel to have broken such a big and important record?" butted to(peggy whitson): "well it's actually a huge honor to break a record like this, but it's an honor for me basically to be representing all the folks at nasa who make this spaceflight possible and who make me setting this record feasible."(grant) at 57-- whitson is also the oldest woman in space. by the time she returns to earth in september... she will have logged 666 days over three trips to space. (catherine) still ahead... the death of 'happy days' star erin moran continues to shock hollywood... tonight we're learning new details about what caused her death. (grant) and next - we're hearing from the man - who rescued a young girl after she fell off the back of
of killing four people in fresno is admitting to the murders. from his jail cell, kori muhammad says he did it because he hates white people. muhammad spoke on the phone from the downtown fresno jail. police say his killing spree began at a motel-six two weeks ago. muhammed says he murdered a security guard for disrespecting him and his friend. a few days later...he says he shot four white men, killing three of them. he says he also shot a woman un-intentionally. muhammad says he is not a terrorist. (grant) right now, muhammad is only facing charges related to the murder of the security guard. the other murder charges will likely be filed sometime this
week. muhammad's attorney has asked for a mental evaluation to see if he is competant to stand trial. (catherine) a former winner of california's 'mrs. orange county' beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and to lewd acts with a child. court documents show 27-year-old meghan alt entered the pleas last friday and was sentenced to 300 days in jail and three years of probation. prosecutors dismissed two additional charges of lewd acts with a child. she was arrested in 2015. prosecutors said she sold images of a 4-year-old relative to a marine. alt is from irvine and has three children. she was crowned mrs. orange county in 2014 and competed in the mrs. california contest the same year. (grant lodes) a hero volunteer firefighter is speaking about how he helped a four-year-old girl who fell out of the back of a bus in arkansas. ryan ciampoli saw the incident just as he
was driving behind the bus. his dash camera caught the entire scene on video. and take a look you can see the young girl fall out of a school bus as the vehicle continues to barrel down the road. ciampoli then scoops the girl up in his arms and carrys her to safety. the four-year-old girl was later hospitalized with a broken jaw. ciampoli say's he just happy the child is alive. (sot) "i have an 8-year-old son. i've got kids. little girls. and it's hard. so just picking her up and getting her out of that situation, out of the middle of the road was priority one." police say the little girl had accidentally unlatched the back door of the bus. her parents say she will need surgery, but she should be out of the hospital this week. (catherine) after the break, friends and family members saying goodbye to former nfl player aaron hernandez. the new details we are learning about his time behind bars. (brittney) i'm chief
(grant) u.c. berkeley accused of restricting the free speech of certain students. steve aveson is in the newsroom with what we are working on for kron 4 news at 6. steve? (steve) grant... we are talking about the controversy surround conservative commentator ann coulter. she was scheduled to speak this week at an event hosted by the berkeley college republicans. but the university first canceled the event... then rescheduled it sighting security concerns. now that group is sueing the university claiming it is censoring conservative speech. tonight at six we'll tell you what they seeking from the lawsuit. we will have that story and much more on kron 4 news at six. grant back to you. (catherine) a private funeral was held today for former n-f-l star and convicted murdereraaron
hernandez... those attending the service included his fiancee, mother and brother...also patriots linebacker brandon spikes...and dolphins center mike pouncey.. the invitation-only funeral was held in hernandez's hometown of bristol, connecticut. hernandez hanged himself last week in his cell - at the prison where he was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder. we learned today that copies of his suicide notes have now been given to his family. one of those notes was addressed to a prisoner...a 22- year-old convicted armed robber named kyle kennedy. hernandez gave kennedy a 50-thousand dollar watch and other property shortly before he committed suicide. kennedy was also reportedly the last person to see him alive.....and has now been put on suicide watch. (catherine) more bad news for giants fans... madison bumgarner is expected to be out for about two months. (grant) this comes as the giants are starting out the
season with the worst record in the national league. bumgarner was put on the disabled list after a dirt bike accident last week on an off day... when the team was in colorado. he suffered bruised ribs and sprained his throwing shoulder. despite an 0-3 record, he leads the team in e-r-a and is 5th in the league in strikeouts. (grant) and apparently some giants fans are not too happy about a ford commercial that debuted.(catherine) it shows what bumgarner supposedly does on his "days off." here's part of that ad... (catherine) giants fans have taken to
(catherine) bill o'reilly's "no spin zone" will continue...just not on t-v. the former fox news anchor will be back with his "no spin news" podcast, starting tonight. the podcast is available to subscribers of o'reilly's personal web site. he's been doing the podcast for years... but this will be his first public comments since he was fired from fox news after a string of claims of sexual harassment. bill o'reilly says he's surprised that he's off tv but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from fox news. (grant) next - we hear
for millions of baby boomers there's a serious virus out there that's been almost forgotten. it's hepatitis c. one in 30 boomers has hep c, yet most don't even know it. because it can hide in your body for years without symptoms, and it's not tested for in routine blood work. the cdc recommends all baby boomers get tested. if you have hep c, it can be cured.
for us it's time to get tested. ask your healthcare provider for the simple blood test. it's the only way to know for sure. (grant) the sad passing of 'happy days' star erin moran continues to shock hollywood... the insider's michael yo joins us from hollywood with more on this story. (---yo----)yeah... her tv family reacting today as we go inside erin's tragic final days! cathy: our dear anson told me months ago that erin
was in the hospital and i immediately called her and she told me she has had throat cancer // 09:26:53 we texted everyday because she couldn't talk cathy silvers played 'joanie's' best friend 'jenny piccalo' on 'happy days' and the two had been close ever since. but even cathy didn't know about erin's battle with cancer until february.cathy: as steven her husband told me last night / 09:27:24 she didn't want anyone to know 09:32:13 she just didn't ever want to make anyone feel bad so i guess she just didn't want me to knowa child star since she was five, erin's fame came when she was cast as ron howard's little sister when she was thirteen. how come you guys are still up? 19:34:27 goodnite joaniei'm doing this today for her because i really want the world to know who erin is and was up until her last day when i got a text that she had passed i texted her right away because we texted all day everyday because she couldn't talk. (---yo----)we'll have so
much more on this story tonight at 7 on the insider, for kron 4 news, i'm michael yo back to you (granti) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. catherine joins steve aveson for kron 4 news at six. (steve) grant thank you... tonight police in the east bay are searching for a mob of teens who swarmed a bart train... attacking and robbing the passengers on board. we'll tell you how police are trying to find the teens.(catherine) plus the warriors could wrap up a sweep of the portland trailblazers tonight... but they'll have to do it without their coach. we'll have a live report from portland. kron 4 news at six is next. ( steve ) the debate over free
speech heats up. a student group is now suing u-c berkeley so that conservative commentator ann coulter can speak as originally planned. ( steve )( on cam ) good evening... i'm steve aveson.( catherine ) and i'm catherine heenan... pam is on assignment. first amendment rights are on the line - regarding coulter being allowed to speak on the cal campus thursday( steve ) the attorney filing the lawsuit claims tonight the school came up with some new policy to prevent coulter from speaking.. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story a secret policy being used to
in this case uc police have been unable to find a secure location available for the coulter event thursdayin reponse to this litigation uc berkeley press secretary dainne klein issused a response that reads in part "uc berkeley has been working to accommodate a mutually agreeable time for ms. coulter's visit - which has not yet been scheduled - and remains committed to doing so. the campus seeks to ensure that all members if the berkeley and larger community - including ms. coulter herself - remain safe during such an event." not good enough say dhillon
violence force the cancellation of a speech planned by alt-right lightning rod, milo yiannopoulos. we saw fires, and debris being hurled at police officers... and barricades being tossed around... some of the protesters then hit downtown berkeley... vandalizing business. yiannopoulos last week posted that he planned to come back to berkeley and speak. a live look outside right now... let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. ( catherine ) the warriors are about 90
minutes away from trying to close out their series with the portland trail blazers. and they'll have to do it without head coach steve kerr. ( steve ) kerr has been sidelined with side effects from a back surgery in 2015. grant lodes is here with an update on his condition. ( grant ) this does not sound good at all. we know the coach will miss this game... and there is no timetable for his return. kerr did make it to the team's shootaround this morning in portland. that's an improvement from saturday when he spent the day back at the hotel. kerr has been quite outspoken about his failed back surgery. spinal fluid leakage has caused him to suffer headache, and nausea...and severe pain... it was enough to knock him out for more than half... of last
season. he has been able to manage the issue since then... but for whatever reason... the pain and discomfort increased big time over the past week or so. now kerr is saying if he has to, he will sit out the rest of the playoffs. he notes that he won't coach one game... then sit one out... and then coach again. the 51-year-old says wants to give his team consistency. kerr even railed against back surgery in general....over the weekend...telling people... don't do it...and instead....try rehab rehab rehab. to give you an idea of how far he has gone to keep the discomfort under control, earlier this year kerr admitted to trying marijuana to deal with the constant pain. he is hoping doctors will come up with a remedy. but until he feels better, assistant mike brown will be running the show. the one good thing for the warriors... a win tonight and they will have a
long wait until they find out who their second round opponent will be. steve and catherine. ( catherine ) a mob of teenagers...rob and injure some bart riders. police are investigating - after more than 40 teenagers jumped onto a bart train in the east bay - and robbed several passengers of their bags and cellphones.( steve ) the incident happened over the weekend... witnesses say the suspects jumped the fare gates at the coliseum station, boarded a dublin train - then committed at least seven robberies. (grant) this story is causing fear among many bart riders tonight... kron four's dan kerman is following this story for us tonight and joins us live from the oakland coliseum bart station where it happened. dan? sot shocking, scary as wellbart
passengers reacting to a brazen on board train robbery. bart says it happened at oakland's coliseum station about 930 saturday evening --nats---30 kids board my train beat up someone rob them and they run off the trainthis bart distress call only scratches the surface of what happened in fact bart says there were as many as 40-60 juveniles who jumped the fare gates and headed upstairs to the platform as the 9 car dublin train was arriving.sot alicia trost/bart spokesperson the moment the doors opened that's when the group rushed inside, snatched the cellphones a bag and a purse and ran off.bart says the suspects also punched two passengers in the face before running off prior to the arrival of policesotbart says 6 of the 9 train cars also had working cameras, but it's not
yet known if the robberys occurred the 3 trains without working camera.. . by july first the entire fleet is to have operable cameras.soti've been robbed a few times in my life, it is just what happens, it's a jungle soti believe theres good people and it wont happen on a regular basis despite the robberies, most bart riders continued to have their heads buried in their cell phones but some have already taken steps to protect themselves.sot142use them at all (steve) san francisco police
are on the hunt for the gunman in connection with a deadly shooting in the potrero hill neighborhood. it happened around 10:30 this morning... in the area of missouri street and watchman way. the victims, a 30-year-old san francisco resident, was taken to the hospital but later died of his injuries. police have not yet released... further details on the suspect or what caused the shooting. (steve) covering the peninsula- a san bruno man accused of killing his neighbor and cutting up the body was in court today.. prosecutors say the crime happened after an argument over a space heater.. 50-year-old david stubblefield pleaded not guilty to felony charges including murder and destroying evidence. this is video from an earlier court hearing. investigators say the murder happened last month after after stubblefield and 77-year-old benjamin roybal got into a fight over the price of a space heater. they say stubblefield tear-gassed roybal, shot him in the chest, and later tried to cut up the body. bail
has been set at 10 million dollars. (catherine) a toddler in the east bay is expected to make a full recovery after nearly drowning. it happened last night at a home in concord. police say a 20-month-old boy fell into a hot tub. family members quickly rescued him -- and performed c-p-r until an ambulance arrived. the little boy was taken to the hospital where he's in stable condition. ( steve ) a travel nightmare. the simple repairs at a bay area airport that are causing all sorts of delays and cancellations for passengers.( catherine ) also -- president obama makes his first public appearance since leaving office. his advice on using the internet and why he says it's a good thing we don't know 'everything' he did in high school. ( steve ) and some eye-opening numbers on the number of anti-semitic incidents in the united states. what a new report is revealing.
,$8drw big story tonight comes from the anti-defamation league. it is reporting a spike in anti-semitic incidents around the united states. the first three months of this year has seen them skyrocket by 86-percent compared to last year over the same time period. the a-d-l says 541 incidents were reported. that comes on the heels of surge toward the end of 2016... where nearly 400 incidents were reported in november and december. one of the factors is the wave of bomb threats against jewish community centers as well as
the a-d-l itself. its office in san francisco received one in february. several bay area j-c-cs received them as well. one statistic that sticks out and may come as a bit of surprise... california had the highest number of anti-semitic incidents last year with 211. to put this in perspective... while the numbers are up... they still are well behind the all time high which was 1994. that's when over 2-thousand incidents have been reported. one may think the surge is tied to the election... according the a-d-l more than 30 anti-semitic incidents last year were tied to the presidential race. there have been calls for president trump to address all of the threats. he is suppose to speak tomorrow at the u-s holocaust memorial museum/ (catherine) this just in. in the last hour we have learned that the antioch bridge has reopened... this comes after a big rig-crash closed the busy bridge for most of the day. it
happened just after ten this morning. police say two semi-trucks crashed on the sacramento county side of the bridge. this video is courtesy of our helicopter partnership with abc 7. one of the drivers had to be flown to a hospital with severe burns... you can see the aftermath of the crash with both trucks on the shoulder of the road. (catherine) a lot of travelers at s-f-o haven't been pleased....because of delays and cancelations due to a construction project. an airport spokesperson explains that one of two runways is being re-surfaced right now. it's a long project and it has to be done every 8 years. this past weekend was one of 9 scheduled shutdowns to do the work. that means only one runway is available to handle traffic in and out of the busy airport. some passengers say they were stuck for several days.
passenger. i was stuck in palm springs and had to drive to la and then take a flight up here today."> travelers are being advised to double check before heading to the airport - in case of continued cancelations and delays.... (steve) in the north bay... a woman was arrested for trying to get high off nitrous oxide in front of a police officer. authorities say around noon today-- santa rosa police received reports of a woman in the memorial hospital parking lot sitting in a car
with a gun. police say an officer located the vehicle and began talking to the occupants of the vehicle. during this time... the woman began taking hits off a "whip-it cracker"-- in attempts to get high off nitrous oxide. the woman-- identified as vanessa harlan-- was taken into custody. police say when they searched the vehicle... they found a pistol and loaded magazine. harlan is facing charges for inhaling nitrous oxide with intent to get high and carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle. (catherine) the civil air patrol has suspended the search for the santa rosa couple lost while flying a small plane a week ago. brenda and mark richard took off from the truckee-tahoe airport... the civil air patrol says they were flying in a single-engine four seat plane.... they were set to land at the petaluma municipal airport a short time later... but they never showed up. (catherine) crews spent the last six days searching for the couple in a steep and wooded area 20 miles northwest of truckee in the sierra nevada mountain range. the
c-h-p and the national guard were joined by more than 100 volunteers in the search. (steve) if you are headed for the lake tahoe area... you might want to prepare for some flooding. a flood advisory has been issued for areas below lake tahoe to squaw creek. this is because officials have increased water releases from the lake to prepare for future snowmelt. the flood advisory will affect mostly low-lying areas... but hazardous conditions could arise as the truckee river swells. the sight and sound of rushing waters have drawn onlookers to the dam outlet. with truckee river illustrating the difference a year can make. (not identified) "last year you could walk across the river over there and this year you wouldn't want to be in it." butted to(not identified) "i thought it was over. i though that's it, lake tahoe was going to be a lot smaller than it used to be. i didn't think was going to recover." (steve) sections of the river are expected to reach flow levels not seen since the summer of 2006. the flood advisory is expected to be
( catherine ) he's breaking his silence. we're hearing from president obama for the first time since he left office. the one big name he did 'not' mention during a visit to chicago.( steve ) and the sister speaks out. what a family member is revealing about the teenager.. who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher. and the new details about the case and the suspects plans.
(steve) president obama has made his first public remarks since leaving the white house. he talked to students at the university of chicago today.(catherine) and as athena jones - with our partners at c-n-n reports: he avoided making any reference to president trump. nats of obama entering room to applausepresident obama, in his first public appearance since leaving office,former president barack obama / no font needed:"what's been going on while i've been gone?"using humor and anecdotes to make the case for civic engagement during a forum at the university of chicago where he once taught.former president barack obama / no font needed: "the single most important thing i can do is help in any way i can prepare the next generation of leadership to take up the baton and take their own crack at changing the world."the former president was joined on stage by young leaders for a wide-ranging discussion on breaking down barriers to civic participation and bridging divides between the political parties.the president reprising his criticism of a news media he says can't agree on basic facts.former president barack obama / no font needed:"it used to be that everybody had same information. we had
different opinions about it but there was a common baseline of facts. and the internet has in some ways has accelerated this sense of people having entirely separate conversations."but he carefully avoided wading into the politics of the moment, never mentioning his successor by name, even as he discussed issues on which he disagrees with trump, like immigration. former president barack obama / no font needed:"for those who are concerned about undocumented workers coming in, overstaying visas, important for them to appreciate these are families looking for better life. /butted to/ it's not like everybody in ellis island had all of their papers straight. history of our immigration has always been a little haphazard."the event comes after the former first couple enjoyed an extended vacation in far-flung locales, including a nearly month-long sojourn to french polynesia, where they reportedly hung out with oprah winfrey and bruce springsteen.and the president snapped photos of his wife on the deck of music and movie mogul david geffen's yacht, scenes that went viral.today, he had some advice for the young crowd about the perils of social media.former president barack obama / no font needed:"it is true that if i had pictures of everything i've done while i was in high school, i probably wouldn't be the president of the united states. so i would advise you to be a little more circumspect about your selfies."
(catherine) the former president plans to appear at a number of events in the coming days and weeks. but his aides say that he's not interested in taking center stage in politics for now. ( steve ) the sister of kidnapping victim elizabeth thomas speaks out. what she says her the teenager was cutoff from by the suspect.( catherine ) and is this the new i-phone? the leaked pictures that are sparking rumors... and the one thing that is noticeably missing from the device.( steve ) six-figures and poor? the surprising new number on what qualifies in some bay area counties as low income.
sacramento.( steve ) documents are revealing a wild plot that included taking the girl to mexico. cummins also twice switched the license plates on his car and disabled the g-p-s system. ( catherine ) the 15-year- old teenageer is safe -- and working to get back to a normal life.( steve ) and her sister is speaking out tonight about her long road to recovery. stephanie langston has the story. kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister: "it had been 40 days until anyone had seen her."after more than a month - friday - kat bozeman was reunited with her sister, elizabeth thomas. kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister: "what do you say in these circumstances? you want to ask so many things but then you know that's not what she needs. you're speechless. you see them and you don't know what to say because she's been through something very traumatic."bozeman says it's been an emotional few days, but her tears of sadness have turned joyful.kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister:
"it's a rollercoaster - some days are good, you see her more, some days are bad - you see her less so it's a long, long road ahead of us."she says they haven't discussed much about what happened over the more than a month that elizabeth was missing with her former teacher, tad cummins. kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister: "she told us she didn't have access to telephone, internet, any electronic devices. there was not availability to food all the time is the understanding. obviously we are really trying not to press her because it's really traumatic for her to remember these things."elizabeth and cummins were found at a remote cabin in northern california near the oregon border where he was captured thursday.kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister: "she was abducted and she's grateful to be home, she is very happy. she's just so happy to get food and coffee and showering."bozeman says the family has a hard time hearing the details of where elizabeth and tad stayed over the time and what evidence has been recovered.kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister: "it's traumatic for us, it's traumatic for her. it's just hard to hear and knowing you
know they had no access to showers and bathrooms and they were eating very little that's really traumatic."she says the family is focusing on the positive, as they all need time to heal.kat bozeman/elizabeth's sister: "there is a long road ahead- mental health is not like a broken bone that is healed in 8 weeks."stephanie langston/ reporting"now bozeman says they don't know when elizabeth will be released to go home, that they are taking it day by day. back to you." (catherine) president trump says the u.n. security council should be prepared to impose more sanctions on north korea.. he's making a new appeal to the united nations to take action...and he's telling north korea's leader -- 'don't give us a reason to attack you.' north korea threatened this weekend to sink the u.s. aircraft carrier carl vinson...a north korean state-run newspaper says the communist nation can sink the carrier witha single strike....although there's no proof that's true. president trump said today that it's time to resolve the problems posed by north korea.
president trump: this is a real threat to the world, whether we want to talk about it or not. north korea is a big world problem. it's a problem we have to finally solve. people put blindfolds on for decades, and now it's time to solve the problem. a united states citizen has been detained in north korea... tony kim was detained when he was minutes away from boarding a planeat pyongyang's airport over the weekend.. he'd spent several weeks teaching an accounting class in the city. the u.s. state department says it's monitoring the situation - but wouldn't comment in detail. (catherine) the drama of france's presidential election - now headed to a run-off - already has global repercussions.. it's making headlines in various ways.... including the fact u.s. stocks joined a worldwide rally today. that's after raised expectations that the european union and euro currency will
hold together... stocks jumped after centrist candidate emmanuel macron emerged on top in the first round of votes....stoking hopes that he'd beat the far-right marine le pen in a run-off in two weeks. le pen represents a nationalist, anti-eu, anti-immigration position. a couple of examples of u.s. stocks that jumped today -- hasbro rose nearly 6 percent....and bank of america jumped more than four percent. ( steve ) some stunning new numbers about housing market in the bay area. there are two counties where households making six-figures are considered low income. the u-s department of housing and urban development set the threshold at just over 105- thousand dollars in san francisco and san mateo counties. that's for a family of four. alameda and contra costa counties are not too far behind. their number is a hair over 80- thousand dollars for a family of four. chief meteorologist brittney shipp
joins us now... a ridge of high pressure will slowly build into our region whichwill lead to drier conditions along with warmer temperatures. asthe ridge moves in the pressure gradient will greatly increasewhich will lead to gusty winds on friday. very breezy conditions are likely for a portion of our area.
here at sfo, a major construction project causes cancelations and delays. an airport spokesperson says they are repaving a runway, something that must be done routinely about every 8 years. the closure lead to several hundred flights over the weekend. on monday, the aiport was still dealing with issues and passengers were not pleased with the challenge of dealing with it all. this is the 2 of 9 planned closures. te a family of four in walnut
creek gets a rude awakening when a car plows into and through their home.this is on the 2400 block of san miguel road at 115 in the morningthe family just converted their garage into a guest room. fortunately no guests were staying there at the time. everybody inside was finethe driver was visibly shocked but not seriously injuredright now investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in this accidentin walnut creek will tran kron 4 news. here at the coliseum bart station in oakland seven people are robbed six aboard the train and one on the platform. it happened saturdya night police say a mob of more than 40 juveniles jumped the fence , headed up to the platform and boarded the dublin/ pleasonton station. they got off that train with the stolen goods before police arrived. cellphones
a purse were stolen. plus two people were punched in the face. in oakland dan kerman kron4.news. here san francisco, the attorney representing the berkeley college republicans filed a lawsuit against cal for not allowing ann coulter to speak on campus this thursday. safety being the main concern kron4news ( steve ) is this apple's next iphone? leaked photos are making the rounds on the internet. the new features apple may include in its next device... and what might be disappearing.
some pictures posted on the internet are sparking rumors about what the new iphone eight is going to look like.( catherine ) they popped up on a twitter account claiming the new device had come straight from the factory... and there are a few noticeable changes. the person posting the photos claims the new phone has a front that's made of glass and a frame made of stainless steel. there's
new technology... also -- the familiar home button has disappeared. apple is not commenting on the leaked pictures. ( steve ) in sports... there's a lot of uncertainty surrounding golden state with head coach steve kerr being out indefinitely. but we just learned whether or not kevin durant is going to return to the lineup.( catherine ) plus... a very apologetic madison bumgarner talked about his dirt bike accident for the first time... mark carpenter has that story and all the sports coming up.
kevin durant will be back in the lineup tonight as the warriors aim to finish off the blazers. yet-- it's a bittersweet return since the team will be playing on without head coach steve kerr.. the nba's reigning coach of the year...out indefinitely as he's dealing with painful complications from a back surgery that kept him out for most of last season. reports say he
attended this morning's shootaround and while he can handle practices and workouts, it's the games that are challenging to endure. yesterday-- he addressed the media at the team hotel and while he wouldn't elaborate on the specific symptoms giving him trouble, he did confirm it is associated with his procedure in 2015. he says he's been managing the pain for the last year and half, but for some reason, the situation recently became worse. "this is not gonna be a case where i'm coaching one night and not coaching the next. i'm not gonna do that to our team and our staff. we are hoping that the next, next week or two whatever it is, i can sort of make a definitive realization or deduction, or just feel it that i'm gonna do this or i'm not.' one positive from this situation is the warriors tend to still do pretty well when kerr is not on the sidelines. last season--interim head coach luke walton led the team to a 39-4 record in kerr's absence. and on saturday--
mike brown...helped rally golden state from a 17-point deficit to take a 3-oh series lead over portland. at shootaround--brown revealed...that him taking the reins was a scenario he and kerr discussed months ago. mike brown: kerr's health situation...goes beyond what happens on the court and transcends any basketball rivalry. today--in a classy move, cavs superstar lebron james offered kerr this message of support.
game 4 tips off in about 45 minutes and we'll have highlights tonight on kron4 news at 10. turning to our other big story-- madison bumgarner...speaks out for the first time since that dirt bike accident landed him on the disabled list. the giants are back in the bay tonight...opening a four-game set with the dodgers, but first we all wanna know what exactly happened last week in colorado. madbum...rocking a sling on his left arm....which is evidence of the shoulder sprain he suffered. and he also has some bruised ribs. about the accident, he says he has years of experience on a bike and was wearing a helmet. he says he wasn't doing any crazy stunts, just kind of spun out and hit the ground. madison bumgarner: "i wish i had some kind of cool story for you that was some kind of crazy wreck, but it really wasn't anything spectacular. just super unfortunate...obvi
ously, that was not my intentions when we set out to enjoy the off day, but i realize that's defintiely not the most responsible decision i made and it sucks not being able to be out here with my games and try to help us win some games. just very unfortunate."" still no timetable announced for his recovery, but he is expected to be out for at least 6 weeks. he says there are lines in his contract that prohibit non baseball activities, but there have not been talks of any disciplinary action. to the 49ers-- new general manager john lynch is a few days away from selecting his first draft class. and the draft is the first big test for this new regime of lynch and kyle shanahan. lynch...sat down with the media today to discuss what could happen in thursday's first round. but as you would expect, lynch not tipping his hand either way on where they could be leaning for the number 2 pick.
they may use it on a quarterback or perhaps for a defensive star. lynch did say that he has received calls from teams interested in that number 2 spot. john lynch:"i've been very transparent from the beginning that we'll listen. i think that will always be the case and it certainly is. we're going to listen right up until draft day, but otherwise we're going to pick a player at two that we feel is a cornerstone for this franchise for years to come and we'll be very passionate about that pick and what that player can do for us moving forward." finally, the sharks are eliminated from the playoffs, but how's this story of toughness and perseverance. apparently-- longtime veteran joe thornton played the final four games of their first-round series against edmonton on a torn acl and mcl in his left knee. before he returned to action, the 37- year-old downplayed the injury's severity...and said it's just the 'normal stuff that hockey players deal with' thornton underwent surgery today to repair his knee.. and the sharks are hoping to re-sign him before he hits
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of a powerful earthquake that struck off chile's central coast. (steve) the 7-poinit- one quake hit about 22 miles off the coast. there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. authorities don't expect a tsunami.chile is highly quake-prone a devastating 8.8-magnitude quake and the tsunami it unleashed in 2010 killed more than 500 people. it was among the strongest ever recorded. final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
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