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>> now at 3, a training exercise on a helicopter took a dangerous turn after a crash at the pga need training facility in livermore. what we know about the 2 victims plus too close for comfort. a major drug bust goes down near a local high school in the east bay. how authorities tracked down the alleged fentanyl drug traffickers and the bill aimed at preserving access to abortion nationwide sales in the senate. what this means as the u.s. supreme court decides whether to overturn roe v wade. >> now from the bay area's local news station. this is kron. 4 news at 3.
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>> now at 3, an investigation underway after a helicopter goes down at a pga need training facility. that crash left 2 people with serious injuries. thanks for joining us here on kron. 4 news at 3. i'm noelle bellow. the incident happened around 10, 30 this morning in livermore. that's where we find kron four's felecia kyle. he joins us live now with the very latest. kelli. >> no, well, fortunately pg and e says it appears the 2 people that were injured did not suffer life-threatening injuries. still, they were both hospitalized. it's still unclear as to what led up to this crash. we do know that the 2 were training at the time and then at some point things went south. >> this is the damaging into a pg any training exercise at the utility's electric safety academy facility on national drive in livermore, a mangled bell 4, 0, 7, helicopter that the livermore pleasanton fire department says crashed in the
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parking lot just before 10 o'clock wednesday morning. in this case, there was fuel on the ground or our crews were able to quickly pull a hose line to protect the operation and keep everybody safe. that prevented the fire from breaking out. >> there were no flames pg and e adds the crash did not result in any property. island was extricated and taken to. >> a trauma the other person that was involved was operating outside of the aircraft and they were actually ambulatory and walking at the scene. although we transported them for evaluation as well. it's unclear if human error, weather conditions or an aircraft malfunction led to the crash. radioman are training at this facility so they do align creating an underground train as well. >> it's a comprehensive facility. they've had the fire department out here to teach us about. >> safety as well. they're very real well-run facility. >> both the federal aviation
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administration and the national transportation safety board are investigating this case live in livermore fleet and all kron 4 news of the league did pg and e give any more details about the type of training that this was an it's that will continue. >> they did not get into detail know well, but we did ask them if at some point a power pole was involved, maybe was hit by the helicopter and they would not divulge that information. all right, ali, thank you for that live report. >> a major drug bust in the east bay landed for alleged fentanyl drug traffickers behind bars as kron. 4 says he met in reports that bust happened. disturbingly close to a local high school. >> a major drug bust by the alameda county narcotics task force seized 15 pounds of fentanyl, a kilo of heroin and
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says it is important to note that the school was not a part of the investigation. we believe it was more a coincidence just picking area that the was heavily traffic so they won't stand up. investigators say not a coincidence is an alleged connection to last week's major fentanyl bust west oakland and hayward. >> this recent case for foreign nationals were arrested. so not all the resident. these are these are local people >> this is more what we suspect to be more associated to organized crime. >> officials with the alameda county sheriff's office say no
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one was injured during the drug bust. the names of the 4 suspects are being withheld as the ongoing the tunnel drug dealing investigation continues. has it made you kron 4 news? >> new this afternoon, more than 107,000 americans died of drug overdoses last year. a new record, according to the cdc. there's been a 15% increase in overdose deaths from the previous record that was set back in 2020. and when you break it down, that's roughly one overdose death. every 5 minutes. experts say the covid-19 pandemic has worsened the problem with lockdowns and other restrictions making treatment harder to get. down to the south bay. now where students at san jose state university say the school needs to do a better job of protecting them from assault. kron four's charles clifford has more. >> here on the campus of san jose state university, the school still dealing with the fallout from one of its
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athletic trainers being charged with misconduct. today on campus, a group of students asked for the school to do more to protect people on the san jose state university campus. wednesday students rally demanding that the school do more to protect students against assault. this comes after former san jose state university athletic trainer scott shaw was charged with multiple counts of allegedly touching female athletes inappropriately over the course of several years. if convicted, the 54 year-old could face up to 6 years in prison. san jose state university has already paid out thousands to the whistleblower who came out against shaw. there have also been settlements with several of shaw's alleged victims at wednesday's rally. organizers said the school needs to do more, including fully staffing the schools title 9 department provide more transparency and quarterly reports and work to rebuild trust through holding people accountable. we want them to do a better job. >> students deserve safety and students deserve to what their rights are and what jsu is doing to ensure their rights and their safety. >> for its part, the school
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says on its website that they are committed to protecting all people regardless of their gender or gender identity from discrimination, which includes harassment and misconduct in the south bay charles clifford kron. 4 news. >> a big story out of capitol hill this afternoon. democrats tried and failed today to push forward legislation to safeguard abortion rights nationwide republicans and one democrat in the senate blocked the effort to codify roe v wade after a leaked supreme court opinion suggested it was about to be overturned. we're going to h e the very latest on this coming up in a live report from washington, d.c., at 3.30. so be sure stick with with us for that. this just in california's ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to adults under 21 has been deemed unconstitutional. u.s. appeals court making that ruling today saying the law violates the second amendment right to bear arms. the firearms policy coalition which brought the case to the
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court, says the ruling makes them optimistic other age based gun bans will be overturned. attorney general rob bonta has did not immediately comment on that ruling. californians are not doing a good job at saving water. we're experiencing the 3rd consecutive year of drought in our state and state water usage was up nearly 20% in march, adding to the problem, water regulators say this last march was drier and warmer than the year before. >> they say we use the most water in the month of march since 2015, governor newsom has asked residents to reduce their usage by 15% later this week. he is expected to ask the state legislature for 180 million dollars for water conservation. bay area. water districts, meanwhile, are doing their part to try and get people to save water. east bay mud approved a new drought surcharge that to go into effect later this summer.
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>> kron four's will tran is in the east bay with more. >> it's the first page in most agencies playbook. when you get people to conserve water. when you ask them, that's wait. number one, play number 2 when they don't listen is to charge them more. we are seeing it in pleasanton and now we're seeing upper east bay mud and that will begin on july. 1st, you won't be paying a lot more. you'll be paying about $0.10 more. if you use a little bit more than 248 gallons every day, it's $0.10 a day. at the end of the month for an average family. that's $3. but it adds up because get this all those millions of customers that will raise about 30 million dollars for east bay mud. they believe it's going to cost them about 65 million dollars to get conservation projects going and to get their hands on other water from other agencies. they will foot the rest of the bill, but customers will close to halfway to that. here's jlk your reaction to paying more. it sounds weird to get you to save by charging you more. i
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think historically this area has saved a lot. >> when we have to from home here in lafayette, we've taken out the lawn and have gone to drought, tolerant plants and paying more. it does. it does but it we'll do it because we need our water. obviously the collectively we're all night doing well enough in the east bay might is saying you could do better. >> and they're telling you to save about 10% more than what you used to years ago. so if you think you're saving, chances are you're not doing it back to you. >> and down in the south, bay county leaders are putting their foot down on their residents who don't comply with water restrictions. the santa clara valley water district considering fines up to $500 for repeat offenders. the region is approaching its 4th year of severe drought. the board says the public only managed to conserve 3% of
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water when that goal was actually 15%. >> we could go to the severe the end of 20 to the beginning of 23. if we don't get the 50%. so i think we need to start thinking that the public is just not respond because they're not going in the wrong direction. >> last month, people were told to water their lawns 2 days a week and limit runoff and midday era shun the board will decide on an ordinance detailing exact water restrictions and penalties for repeat offenders later this month. all right. time now to get you a check of your weather forecast. taking a live look outside at sfo. looks like it's actually pretty windy out there again today. but we are a little warmer than yesterday. i kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez standing by with the details. take a look at that. drought monitor hama, recent. yeah. holding steady know. well, currently severe drought conditions for most of the bay
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area. and with the latest drought monitor map. >> expected to be released tomorrow. so certainly going to get our eyes on that for tomorrow. but from now, until then, we are going to see a lot of blue skies out there. don't let all that sunshine for. you are still running about 5 to 10 degrees below average. about a 15 degree difference between our coolest coastal cities. right now 53 degrees, warmest inland valleys, struggling to be in the 70's, including concord. 69 degrees there with 68 degrees for napa's about a 15 degree difference between our coolest coastal cities and our warmest in the valley. so temperatures today we are going to remain in the 50's and 60's little change on thursday. even with that slight increase in cloud cover. but then temperatures really going to warm up this weekend peaking on saturday where we could reach low 90's for warmest in the valleys in the bay area. 5 to 15 degrees above normal. details ahead on that and the rest of your workweek forecast coming up in just a few minutes. back to, you know, well, thanks to a breeze out. coming up here at
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3, 100's of city leaders want the state to distribute the massive budget surplus fairly citing some cities haven't been paid in nearly 2 decades. >> plus, a new report shows inflation finally slow down just a bit for the first time since last august. but the blame game continues on capitol hill and a new poll just released shows how san francisco district attorney chase aboudi mayfair in the upcoming recall election went to break down the latest to break down the latest numbers next. meet a future mom, to break down the latest numbers next. a first-time mom and a seasoned pro. this mom's one step closer to their new mini-van! yeah, you'll get used to it. this mom's depositing money with tools on-hand. cha ching. and this mom, well, she's setting an appointment here, so her son can get set up there and start his own financial journey. that's because these moms all have chase.
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>> kron 4 is your local election headquarters and it does not look good for san francisco district attorney chase abou dean. a new poll just released shows a majority of san franciscans do not want him in office anymore. kron four's camila barco explains the poll results. >> according to that poll, 57% of voters are in favor of recalling chess now this poll was conducted by the san francisco standard and they're breaking down the numbers that they found during their research just one month before election day. 22% of voters say they plan to reject the recall. 21% still don't know how they will vote. the poll found that voters are basing their judgment on the dean's handling on issues of homelessness crimes and drugs in the city. the san francisco standard used in on political research group to conduct the poll they surveyed more than 1000 registered voters between
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april 30th and may. 4th researchers found the number one concern for voters in the city is homelessness. according to the poll, 68% say homelessness is what they like, least about living in san francisco. also in the poll, 73% support arresting people who commit minor property crimes like car break ins and shoplifting. people have blamed the dean for not being tough enough on those crimes. now, as far as mayor london breed, voters also weighed in on her job performance. 51% disapprove on how she's running the city. 49% approve on how she's doing. and it's a similar situation with the san francisco police department. the poll found 52% of voters approve on how the department is operating while 48% are non. voters still have a chance to cast their vote. they have until june 7 and it is then the district attorney chesa boudin dean. we'll find out his political fate for now
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in san francisco, camila barco kron. 4 news. >> if you missed our 30 minute sit-down with the dean earlier this week and you'd like to watch it before casting your ballot. we are replaying it again tomorrow. the da addresses the recall election along with issues including burglaries, drug, dealing and hate crimes. it re air is this thursday at 09:30pm, right here on kron 4. another big story we're following today. despite issuing more than 200 layoff notices earlier this year, the san francisco unified school district says it will only have to lay off 20 employees. the district says 15 of them will be rehired in the next school year. originally the school board said the layoffs were necessary because of budget problems caused by a decline in enrollment at the state capitol advocates gathering to push for the closure of california prisons. this comes ahead of governor gavin newsom's may budget revise
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members of californians that united for a responsible budget otherwise known as curb, say instead of expanding prisons, the state should address the root social and economic issues behind him. president, they say most of those behind bars are from historically marginalized communities. we reached out to the governor's office for comment about the closure request and the ask for prison funding to be redirected to community programs. but we have not yet heard back. however, the governor is set to unveil his state budget proposal later this week. kron four's ashley zavala explains what city leaders across the state are demanding. >> here at the state capital budget negotiations are under way. several city leaders from across the state are urging the governor and legislature to approve funds for recycling and housing programs. they also say the state owes them money. >> we're asking the state to put its money where its mandates are and a step up as true partners with fundings
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for cities to help advance our shared goals. the league of california cities calling on state leaders to use 1.6 billion dollars of the state's estimated 68 billion dollar budget surplus for a list of what they say are necessities. the group wednesday said first on the list, 500 million dollars to create a housing and economic development program to help finance housing production. >> and incentivize development across california. >> we're asking the state to do something simple to partner with our cities so we can make real progress to shared housing production goals. next on the list, pay back. the group says the state, those local governments across california more than 933.5 million dollars for state mandated programs dating back to 2004. about half of that money is owed to cities. cities have carried out dozens of mandate programs and services. >> such as those related public meetings. identity domestic violence, child abuse and crime reports.
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>> lastly, the group is asking for 180 million dollars to help city set up another state mandated program. organic waste, recycling the state regulations went into effect at the beginning of this year. they say state funding already provided for this was not enough without additional funding. many cities will be forced to pass on the significant cost. >> but these programs to taxpayers out of time when they can least afford it. >> governor newsom is set to release his revised version of the state budget friday at 10:00am. at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron. 4 news. >> switching gears now to talk a little bit about our weather forecast. taking a live look out at the golden gate bridge. we've got blue skies, but again, that wind sticking around for as kron. 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez saying it's going to be a hot yeah. really hot where we're going to transition from the winter. like pattern that we're seeing right now with these below average temperatures. >> to more of a summer-like feel with temperatures
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flirting with 90's, for warmest inland valleys from now. until then, not as chilly as it was yesterday, but still noticeably cool up there in that cool sea breeze, not helping, especially downtown san francisco, seeing sustained winds right now out of the west 30 miles per hour with gusts upwards of 35 miles per hour. nevado not that far behind sustained winds out of the southwest. so we are tracking 20 miles per hour sustained wind speeds with gusts near that. 25 miles per hour range. that's going to be the pattern that's going to continue through thursday as well. don't let those blue skies and sunshine fool you. temperatures still running noticeably below average, but it looks like we're officially saying goodbye to our wet season. we're not going to track any rain tonight. just a few high clouds lingering through your thursday morning. but then we are going to see a lot more sunshine by thursday afternoon, but certainly went out with a bang things to yesterday's pop up. thunderstorms that brought is not only thunder and lightning but hail as well for parts of the north bay and east bay. so hope you enjoyed that rare treat temperatures out there
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right now. widespread 50's and 60's. the one outlier, though, antioch, 70 degrees with half moon bay in the mid-fifties at 54 degrees. so 15 degree difference out there right now from our coolest coastal city to our warmest inland valleys. but we are going to see widespread 40's tonight with the exception of santa rosa. little bit chillier in the upper 30's. but temperatures tomorrow, very little change from today. slightly warmer, but not by much low 60's for owntown san francisco, easily 5 degrees below average there. mid 60's for oakland and upper 60's when we should be in the mid 70's for our warmest inland valleys. and taking a look ahead, we are going to definitely warm up starting friday and that's going to peak on saturday with above average temperatures all the way through sunday. but we're not going to cool down with seasonal weather until monday of this upcoming week. back to, you know, well, looking forward to that warm up. thank you. every still ahead here at 3.45, grim discoveries in the drought stricken area of lake mead. >> how many bodies have been pulled out and why they may not be the last ones. right
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>> welcome back. an amazing landing in florida passenger with no flying experience had to take control of a small plane after the pilot became
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ill. take a listen here to his call with the control tower. >> roger, what's your position? >> border from it. >> well, isn't that the what the pilots? >> is or is try to hold the wings level and see if they can the ending for push forward on the control of senate. a very slow rate. >> wow. 2 passengers were aboard this single engine cessna yesterday when that pilot had what officials are right now calling pos possible medical issue. the passenger was aided by air traffic control. as you heard there, amazingly, they were able to land that plane at an airport in west palm beach safely. impressive. all right. coming up next here at 3.30, today's
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report shows inflation did slow down a bit in april, but that doesn't mean we're likely to see it drop. >> inflation rates any time soon. we're going to explain what all this means. also ghost guns officially banned down in san jose. why the ordinance goes a little bit further than others passed in the bay area and a federal bill to protect access to abortion fails on capitol hill. so what's next in the democrats efforts to protect access to abortion? we've got a live report from dc after a live report from dc after the break. ♪ pop it like it's hooooot. pop it like it's hot.♪ ♪ pop it like it's hot.♪ ♪ pop it like it's— pop my $6.49 classic and spicy 50/50 popcorn chicken combo. only at jack in the box.
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order on the jack app today. at 3.30, the senate has fallen far short in a vote toward making roe v wade abortion, access into federal law. today's 51 to 49 negative vote. >> provided a stark display of the nation's partisan divide over the landmark court decision and the limits of legislative action. our correspondent basil john joining us live now in dc with the very latest. good evening, basil. >> well, no, well, good evening. and yes, this all comes after a leaked opinion indicated that the supreme court is set to overturn roe v wade and democrats say that cannot happen. ahead of an expected supreme court ruling wednesday. senate democrats may be doomed attempt to protect abortion rights. few questions are more personal, more private and more
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complicated. and those involving a pregnancy senate majority leader chuck schumer says it's important for lawmakers to stand against conservative supreme court justices. if the supreme court follows through on that decision, it will be the greatest contraction of individual rights in generations. vice president kamala harris is disappointed with the outcome. sadly, the senate. >> failed to stand in defense of a woman's right to make decisions about her own body. michigan democratic senator debbie stabenow says it's important to trust women in america and this is about their choice. not a bunch of politicians deciding what's best for them. but republicans like senate minority leader mitch mcconnell in south dakota, senator john thune reject the bill ignores modern >> it is tone deaf to public opinion of the american people don't even come close. to supporting abortion on demand up until the moment of birth. new york republican congresswoman elise stefanik
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says abortion isn't what democrats should focus on their spending more time focusing on that. and they are focusing on the supply chain crisis when it comes to baby formula, which is a crisis hurting babies and families across this country. >> now because of senate rules, any bill on abortion will need 60 votes to advance. >> reporting live in washington. i'm basil, john. >> basil, how will this vote affect the midterm elections is, of course, this is just another issue that separates the parties. >> well, if anything, this will be one of those issues that democrats will really be rallying up support for to bring more voters out to the polls when it is time for the mid term said this will just be another reminder for americans, at least from the democrats perspective to go out and vote. if you want to make a difference. now, republicans, they can also utilize this during the campaign season to see that they're preventing democrats from passing legislation that they are calling extreme and radical. so both sides will be able to utilize it. but this is more so a point for democrats to keep in their
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corner. >> basil, thank you for that live report. well, shortly after the bill failed in the senate, governor gavin newsom proposed 125 million dollar reproductive health package. today. 40 million dollars would go to uninsured abortion patients in california, 15 million would go to community-based reproductive health rights and justice organizations. 1 million dollars would go to developing and maintaining a website that provides updated information about reproductive health care providers. and another million would go towards research. for your money in the month of april. the consumer price index went up more than experts had predicted. but inflation had its smallest increase in 8 months. consumer prices on day-to-day goods. we're up 0.3% in april, which is down from a 1.2% rise in march. that data does indicate
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inflation may be leveling off. however, it does not mean we're likely did see a drop in inflation rates anytime soon. the federal reserve has increased interest rates twice already this year. it's expected to do so again in the coming months to try and slow inflation. the biden administration continues to and says it is doing everything it can to lower costs for all americans. yes, there's more work that needs to be done. >> president biden has already indicated that we're focused on doing the work, lowering costs for everyday americans, democratic policies that fueled this runaway inflation. >> their mistakes or why inflation has hit america much harder. >> and other developed country. >> now, despite still being at a 40 year high, some experts say inflation does appear to be slowing, but whether average americans will see that affect any time soon as yet to be known. well, capitol
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hill is reacting to a rising wave of violent crime. the cdc found firearms were involved in nearly 80% of all homicides in 2020 researchers say the stress of the pandemic, a gun buying spree before former president trump left office and protests against law enforcement last summer are all creating a powder keg for violent crime. some gop senators saying the biden administration is not doing enough to bring criminals to justice. been a disregard. >> of the respect for law, we must a back. the blue and take crime more seriously. then this administration is doing. >> the president's trying to crack down on ghost guns with a national ban, his efforts to ban assault weapons and universal background checks have stalled, though. meanwhile, here at home down in the south bay making selling and possessing a ghost gun is now illegal in san jose city leaders voted unanimously to approve an ordinance banning ghost guns last night.
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that ordinance prohibits the manufacturing transferring assembly distribution and sale of ghost guns frames and receivers. this measure takes it a step further as well by also prohibiting people from having the guns and their parts. some leaders were concerned that under current city law, though police can seize or impound the guns and most community members were on board. however, some good question. its effectiveness. >> me that the city council spends time on something like this. that will actually not prevent any violence whatsoever. >> according to a city memo, ghost guns accounted for. 25 to 50% of firearms recovered at crime scenes in california during an 18 month period between 2020 2021. in santa clara county, the number of ghost guns recovered at crime scene. crime scenes increased by nearly 72% between 2015 and last year. all right. stick
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>> welcome back. 3.40, on this wednesday afternoon. and young adults with high blood pressure may be at a higher risk of long-term brain issues later in life. that's according to a new study from the journal of the american medical association. researchers followed nearly 1000 people for 30 years found people with high blood pressure between the ages of 20 to 40 showed signs of cognitive decline and dysfunction at around age. 55, those findings suggest health care professionals should consider more aggressive treatment for young people dealing with high blood pressure. all right. still ahead here on the kron, 4 news at 3. more of the discoveries in lake mead as the drought presses the lake. >> to really shallow levels, why some officials are linking the bodies found to las vegas.
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>> clearly like phone. lindsay melvin and her sister were paddle boarding when they made the discovery on saturday. and we can started digging around a little as we discovered the job, we realized it was human remains. and that's why me contact a park rangers to come and investigate. for the longest time i was in disbelief like i did not think that we actually just came upon human remains. i thought that i was like this has to be rocks. this is still roxanne's rocks know. it's definitely remains. investigators say they don't suspect foul play in the weekend discovery. the second set of human remains found recently in what's left of lake mead on may. first, a boater discovered a rusted barrel revealing a grim decades old murder. the victim apparently shot and killed in the late 70's or 80's and then dumped in the lake. >> that certainly leads to speculation that it might have been a mob hit the mob related past of nearby las vegas is chronicled at its mob museum.
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a showcase dedicated to the seedier side of sin city. >> historian geoff schumacher expects more morbid discoveries at lake mead. >> killing somebody and putting them in a barrel and dumping them in water is actually a common mob tactic. going back to the 18. 100's were talking about that era. you know, 1970's, 1980's. >> the mob was pretty prominent las vegas at that time. and, you know, was a time of a lot of conflicts as well. so there were people who went missing where i'm standing today was under water 40 years ago. the plunging levels at lake mead turning areas that were once more than 150 feet under water into the new shoreline. >> as the water line continues to drop vegas crime writers, anthony smith and megan madden are also watching and waiting. the drought is happening. we're going to find a lot of stuff. >> at the bottom of lake mead once they can identify the victim, maybe they can start making some of the connections and see who may have been
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responsible or what the person was involved with. >> lindsay melvin is hoping her weekend discovery has a silver lining here is definitely but i think there's a larger part of me that is kind of happy that this person was down because i'm sure that they do have family that wants to know what happened to them. >> pretty incredible. that was nancy loo reporting for us. the identity of the murder victim in the first discovery is still not known. the area where that barrel was found was likely 60 feet deep when it was dumped. there. bring it back home here talking about your forecast. taking a live look outside at the bay bridge toll plaza. nice and clear this afternoon. a bit breezy, though, out there overall, a very pretty day kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez look ahead. yesterday. we had some weird afternoon weather up in the north bay. i don't assume we're seeing any of that later know we're going to start warming and drying trend so we
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can officially say goodbye to the wet season in the bay area are going to see warmer weather with more summer-like temperatures this weekend. believe it or not. and we're tracking a few light scattered hit or miss rain and snow showers in yosemite half dome out there. right now. we are seeing some lingering winter weather but temperatures warming up into the mid 50's today. so feeling and looking a lot more like spring out there with future cast for we are tracking an increase in high cloud cover overnight through your thursday afternoon. but we are going to see a mix of sun and clouds low 50's for south lake tahoe, mid 50's for truckee. exactly where we should be for this time of year. but then we're slowly going to warm up to above average temperatures by friday with low 70's for your sierra forecast by saturday's you do have any weekend plans. >> head out and enjoy it. it's going to be great weather. if you want to head out to the lake or take advantage of that fresh mountain snow in the sierra temperatures out there right now in the bay area. noticeably cooler. we should be in the mid 60's to mid 70's this time of year. instead,
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we're not even warming up into the 70's for warmest inland valleys, conquered, trying to reach that low, 70 degree mark as a san jose. but 69 degrees with mid-fifties up. he's for pacifica and half moon bay downtown san francisco at 57 degrees with petaluma currently in the mid 60's and temperatures tomorrow. very similar to today. but then we're going to be 5 to 15 degrees above average by this weekend peaking on saturday. we could reach the low 90's for warmest inland valleys and little relief on sunday. so it's going to be a warm one for bay to breakers this weekend in the bay area. back of people excited for bay to breakers. >> let's go to chase center now where it's a nice evening to watch the worriers fans are expected to gather tonight for a watch party to cheer on the team. the dobbs playing in memphis tonight for game 5. >> our sports department going to bring us all the excitement and the highlights during kron 4 news in prime time. the warriors they could close out and advance to the western
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conference finals. if they get the w tonight. and a lot of eppeople hoping that happens. >> yeah. what up >> trend online. oakland's tony kemp making one of the best baseball catches of the season. like i said, even he couldn't believe it to. kemp made that huge superman dive to catch a line drive bullet at second. but he just sat there on the grass looking around and pure amazement at himss. both the a's went on to beat the tigers in that 1, 4, to one. all right. it's time now to check in with newsnation. see what they're working on tonight. >> tonight on dan abrams live on news nation. letting former president donald trump back on twitter. that's what elon musk says he'll do if he closes the deal. but in an odd twist of events, the aclu now says it's the right call why they support lifting the twitter ban on trump. now, here's
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happening now, the hearst castle has reopened after being closed for the last 2 years. the state park unit was closer to the pandemic and then severe rainstorms in 2021. damaged access to the castle just completely washed away. the road there, the project to repair hearst castle road cost a total of 13.7 million dollars, but they got it done. and the state park celebrated the reopening of the castle today. there's a new julie morgan tour and tickets cost just 6 bucks a person to visit. so definitely something to add to that summer travel list. a san francisco tradition is also back this weekend bay to breakers run is on this sunday. we do have some footage from a previous raise showing just how many people pack into the city for this. thousands are expected to show up and they're colorful costumes for this 12 k run since 1912, more than 2 million people have completed that iconic journey from the san francisco bay. it starts on the east side of the
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city along the panhandle through golden gate park and then it ends up at the great highway along ocean beach. the finish line closes at 1 o'clock on sunday afternoon. and i know folks are going to be packing into bars and restauradts after that their completion of the run. one final weather check. it's going to be really nice out there for bay to breakers on yeah, it could even be a few degrees warmer, especially along the coast. going to start out the race at 8 o'clock in the morning with upper 50's mix of sun and clouds throughout the morning run. but then by 1 1 o'clock in the afternoon, a lot more sunshine. temperatures going to range in the low to mid 60's. so we are going to see the return of that cool sea breeze. >> bringing some really. but overall temperatures this weekend going to be above average. so plan ahead. you've been warned, drink a lot of water out there and temperatures tomorrow going to stay on the cool side. it's going to have that winter like field, even though we're going to see a mix of sun and clouds with low 60's. returning for downtown san francisco
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mid-fifties holding steady there for half moon bay with freeman in the upper 60's with upper 60's for santa rosa and even livermore. so temperatures, they're not even going to reach the 70's, but we're going to be in the 80's by friday. big warm up about 5 to 10 degrees of warming from thursday into friday with an additional 5 degrees of warming by saturday and low 90's possible for the 1st half of the weekend. noel. >> thanks for a reason. that's all the time we've got here for kron. 4 news at 3. thanks for joining us. we'll see you right back here at 5 o'clock out of that one.
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