KRON4’s Stanley Roberts suffers strokes, home recuperating

(KRON) — As many of you might already know, KRON4’s People Behaving Badly reporter Stanley Roberts suffered a series of small strokes on Friday morning while at home.

The quick response and actions of those with Stanley during this medical emergency helped minimize associated risks and put him in the fast lane to recovery.

On Monday afternoon, Stanley was cleared to leave the hospital and is now resting at home surrounded by family and friends.

“It feels wonderful,” Stanley said. “In those kinds of situations, it can easily go any direction.”

“The fact that I’m home means I get to start a new life.”


Stanley has been open about suffering a stroke and says he felt compelled to use his local celebrity to raise awareness about these deadly “brain attacks.” Upon learning from doctors about the specifics of Friday’s strokes, Stanley immediately posted messages about his health scare on his social media pages.

Stanley and his daughter Brooke even posted updates about his progress using video and taking selfies.

Since word first spread about Stanley’s medical emergency, the 17-year KRON veteran received — and continues to receive — thousands of messages daily from fans, colleagues, and the numerous Bay Area law enforcement agencies that worked with Stanley during his People Behaving Badly reports.

The KRON family misses Stanley’s enormous personality and contagious laugh. We wish him a speedy recovery and can’t wait to have him back doing what he loves most: reporting stories that change people’s lives.


Since then Stanley, who is known for his popular People Behaving Badly segment has kept everyone apprised of his condition via Twitter.



Stanley even released a short little video thanking everyone for their outpouring of support.



Everyone at KRON4 wishes Stanley a speedy recovery, he is missed in the newsroom.

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