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>> on this martin luther king jr. day, we look back at a riveting speech that our cameras captured in san francisco, back in 1967. >> it does not get more brazen than this. dozens of burglaries right across the street from a local police station. right now on the kpix 5 news at 7:00 and streaming on cbsn bay area, tonight, a local community is in shock after fremont native michelle alyssa go was shoved to her death in front of a new york city subway train. good evening. >> tonight, locals are calling for justice in the wake of that senseless attack. >> juliette goodrich has a message from that family. >> reporter: michelle alyssa go grew up in fremont, she went to american high school. today, family and friends are mourning her loss after a tragic death. >> this was a senseless, absolutely senseless act of violence.
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>> reporter: michelle alyssa goes life tragically cut short when she was standing on a train platform and was shoved by a stranger into an oncoming train inside the times square subway, saturday morning. maria weber witnessed the attack and said she will never be able to erase it from her memory. >> seconds when the train passed in front of it. >> you saw her disappear from the tracks. >> reporter: the suspect took off, but later turned himself in. police say he is 61-year-old simon marshall, now charged with murder. police say there was a current warrant out for his arrest for allegedly violating his parole. friends say go spent the last decade advocating for the homeless and was trying to help those like her alleged killer. >> it is a tragic loss of life, of someone who was giving back to the new york city community. >> reporter: ago had just traveled to the maldives with friends to celebrate her 40th birthday and the newly year. her family asked for privacy during this time, but released
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a statement today, quote, we are in a state of shock and grieving the loss of our daughter, sister, and friend. we hope michelle will be remembered for how she lived and not just how she died. she was a beautiful, brilliant, kind, and intelligent woman who loved to travel the world and to help others. her life was taken too soon in a senseless act of violence, and we pray that she gets the justice she deserves. juliette goodrich, kpix 5. >> thank you. family and friends will hold a candlelight vigil in her honor tomorrow at times square in new york city. happening tomorrow, hundreds of oakland students are expected to boycott classes and stay home. this comes after more than 1200 students signed an online petition. students are demanding that schools shift from in-person to online learning, unless the district complies with these demands. n95 masks for every student,
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twice-weekly covid-19 testing for everyone on school campuses, and more outdoor spaces to eat safely when it rains. the petition says students plan to stay out of school until the district meets their demands. we have reached out to the oakland unified school district for comment. we will have continuing coverage tonight at 11:00. also happening tomorrow, students are returning to the classroom after a shift to virtual learning. shortages due to the omicron surge prompted classes to go online last week. the school district says it will provide more testing resources at school sites and n95 masks for all staff. in the meantime, the cdc is facing backlash over new covid- 19 safety regulations for schools. the agency advised schools to cancel high-risk sports and extra curricular activities, or hold them virtually. that includes football, wrestling, and band.
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some experts are calling the guidance unlikely, unreasonable, and unrealistic. the states covid-19 positivity rate continues to fall. that rate is at 21.5%. that is a 1.3% decrease from last week. hospitalizations are up with the state seeing 284 more covered 19 patients on the day before. requiring employees to show proof of a covid-19 booster shot, that mandate applies to store and corporate employees. they now have four weeks to get booster shots, starting on the date they become eligible and starting on january 24th. unvaccinated employees will need negative covid-19 tests to enter workplaces. >> healthcare workers across the state are being encouraged to go to work even if they have tested positive for covid-19. those who are a symptomatically not been asked to return immediately but they could under a state order. california has one of the highest vaccination rates in the country but in marin county about 5% of the population is infected with covid-19. health officials say that has led to staffing shortages and ambulance crews, long-term care
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facilities and hospitals. doctors at marin health medical center say they are ready to implement the new order if needed. >> i understand why the public is nervous about it. we are, to. but, we don't have traces in some areas. if you look at emergency services there is not a whole lot of choice, if a big segment of your workers contract covid-19. just as we are seeing in the general public right now, the same thing in the healthcare system. >> if you are looking for a covid-19 test, vexing, or booster you can visit our county by county resource guide on kpix.com. click the red banner at the top of the page. remembering the life and impact of dr. martin luther king jr. tonight, we are looking back at his last major speech in the bay area. in february of 1967, cameras recorded this riveting sermon from dr. king here in sentences go. >> like birds we have learned
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to fly and we have learned to swim like fish, but we have not yet learned to walk side-by- side like brothers and sisters. the fact is, that there are more slums than there were 20 years ago. the fact is that the is more covered up in ghettos today, more segregated in housing today than 20 years ago. and, no longer must we be ashamed of ourselves. we never should have been anyway. no longer must we be ashamed of being black. black is beautiful. >> is still powerful today. groups honoring dr. king's legacy by giving back in oakland, the agency held a day of service. in richmond, volunteers packed thousands of meals for the needy
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in bayhill's church and rise against hunger. ministries in san jose handing out boxes of essentials to the homeless. >> coming together and serve. when you can find common ground like that i think it is an honor to his legacy, because he was not about focusing on differences but really focusing on what unites us. >> chopper five a flu over multiple caravans. there was a huge turnout for this one honoring mlk's legacy at the port of oakland. we also spotted several horseback riders participating in another caravan happening in el cerrito. nearly 200 kaiser permanente mental health workers went on strike today in oakland. the group is demanding better care for communities of color and it is frustrated that mlk day is not a paid holiday this year. kaiser responded to the strike, saying in part, quote, we are pleased to have shared last week that kaiser permanente
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will adopt, starting in 2023, mlk day as a scheduled paid holiday across the organization. a shooting an investigation is underway in berkeley. chopper five hovered over the scene where police placed evidence markers. we are checking reports that it a victim made it to the hospital. no word yet on suspect or motive for the shooting. now to a rash of brazen car burglaries which happened a stone throw away from an alameda county police station. more than 30 people found car windows shattered at the mission peak apartments in fremont today. that parking lot is across the street from fremont police headquarters. tonight, residents are shaken up. >> i did not quite understand the intensity of the event, until i reached here and then i saw 30 cars. >> that looks like my windows down. then i was like, no way did my car just got broken into. >> there are no cameras in the brick -- area but fremont
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police our interest to getting. streaming on cbsn bay area, >> the island nation shrouded in mystery. what is being done to contact here tonight in the bay area after a powerful eruption. a look at the damage left behind from the biggest tsunami threat to hit the bay area in years. how a winter storm fueled a massive nine alarm fire in the northeast. a huge day for team mal meyer, with a stunning performance at home. how he smashed a franchise record. new records today, temperatures were above average reaching low and mid 60s across the entire bay area. warmer temperatures are in store later this week. take a look at the seven day
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tonight, a global effort is underway to help the self south pacific island of congo after a massive underwater volcanic eruption this weekend. a british woman listed as missing has been found dead. meanwhile, australia, and new zealand are launching surveillance lights to assess the damage. that volcano triggered a tsunami alert here in the bay area. coastal areas reported flooding and some damage. that eruption disrupted all communication to and from the island. here in the bay area, ham radio operators were prepared. this operators walnut creek home has an antenna pointing towards tonga. he has not been able to pick up anything recognizable. >> it's difficult from this area to reach, but australia and new zealand should start hearing lots of stuff. emergency authorities enough part of the world through ham radio should be able to make some contact. >> clouds of ash have weakened
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radio signals, but ham radio can indication is expected to improve soon. some families were able to reach loved ones using a satellite phone. this weekend's eruption brought strong waves and tsunami warnings to the santa cruz harbor. check out this video from a drone from saturday. the current dragging a boat, causing others damaged. into the santa cruz harbor. >> it jumped 9 feet in five minutes. >> i think having that newer infrastructure, having the better docs saved us, to. hopes are that the fast spreading omicron variant could bring an end to the pandemic, even as it rages across the u.s. right now. the surgeon general estimates the surge will not reach its peak for another few weeks. case numbers are shattering records. more than 133,000 americans are
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currently hospitalized with covid-19. today, dr. anthony fauci addressed whether the omicron variant could end the pandemic. >> i would hope that is the case, but that would only be the case if we do not get another variant that eludes the immune response. homeland security is warning law enforcement agencies that faith-based communities could be the target of violence in the future. it comes as the hostage situation that unfolded this weekend at a texas synagogue. the fbi is calling the incident a terror -related anti-semitic attack. the man who held four people captive was a british national. a powerful winter storm is walloping the northeast. the storm dumping a foot of snow on some parts of new york, ohio, and pennsylvania. buffalo, new york, was nailed with more than 16 inches. the most on this day in a 64 years. the storm is also knocking out power to tens of thousands of people.
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wind gusts could reach 70 miles per hour in boston. the howling wind even spreading nine alarm fire that destroyed a motel and other neighboring buildings in salisbury, massachusetts, today, displacing 15 people. now to a stunning scene out of bellevue, washington. two people escaped from a home that slid from its foundation and collapsed. it happened after a water main break that forced an entire area to evacuate. workers are trying to figure out how the water main break caused the landslide in the first place. a chp chopper helping with a rescue in the pacific this afternoon. we are waiting for word on exactly what happened, but we did spot first responders loading a person into an ambulance. that call came from more!. popular with hikers and in the past more than a few have had to be helped from the rugged cliffs hanging above the beach. in the meantime, people enjoyed clear conditions over the santa
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clara bay today. before the sun went down, the chopper cut this video of gorgeous video over the city. there is the golden gate bridge. a live look at the san mateo bridge, right now. another beautiful site of light traffic. a good sign for drivers. chief meteorologist paul heggen is here. it's a very clear night. >> not bad out right now. we could see fogg developing later tonight but that is several hours from now. patchy dense fog to start the day on tuesday as everybody has back to work after a holiday weekend. a warming trend will kick in later this week. temperatures tomorrow close to average for this time of year and dry weather continues. no rain in sight. we had a couple of showers that tried to sneak up towards us through the south. those will stay to our south as we had through the rest of the evening. future cast shows that fog with gray to start the day but it dissipates by late morning and noon at the latest.
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we will see passing clouds for the rest of tuesday. more sunshine is in store wednesday and thursday. we will start off each morning with locally dense fog but offshore wind will kick in wednesday and thursday. that helps to clear out the skies overhead and helps warmer. temperatures will be further into the 60's by thursday, friday, and saturday. without rain in the forecast, air quality is something we have to monitor. today we made it into the orange category, unhealthy for sensitive groups through the south end of the bay and the santa clara valley. on a widespread basis we are consistently going to be in the moderate category. when the air quality is at its worst we could get back into the orange category every once in a while but if the wind is strong enough wednesday and thursday it may help us oumeoundlebursts could get some good readings. we will keep you updated. clouds on the horizon, temperatures are still 57 degrees downtown. that is the warm spot, down to 49 degrees in concord and santa rosa. temperatures will drop off as fog forms. we will see some locally dense fog to start the day tomorrow but it dissipates quickly and by 10:00 we will see if his
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abilities in the last of it the rest of tuesday afternoon. temperatures dropping down to the upper 30s for parts of the northbay, low to mid 40s for most of us with warmer temperatures around the bay and along the coast. high temperatures tomorrow will be almost exactly normal for this time of year. cool spots along the coast will be in the mid and upper 50s. temperatures in the low and mid 60s inland in the santa clara valley. for parts of the east bay, 60 degrees. everyone within a degree or two above normal for mid-january. temperatures near 60 degree high temperatures for most of the bay, cooler for coastal locations in the northbay. temperatures further inland warming up just a couple of degrees into the 60s. the warm-up starts to kick in on thursday and the warmest days look to be friday and saturday. low to mid 60s around the bay at least into the mid 60s for san jose. and servant of at this point
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with how much temperatures will warm up. could easily get into the upper 60s for the santa clara valley. low to mid-60s on a widespread basis even along the coast, temperatures likely to get above 60 degrees for several days in a row and no rain in the extended forecast. we will keep looking for it with another
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it's a hangover that some people are okay with. a happy hangover for 49ers fans tonight after a huge win against a classic rival in california. >> how are your vocal cords today? >> they needed a rest. >> i'm a little hoarse right now. is static as they relive last night's legendary game. >> they were so heartbroken. they really thought they had the win, but no way. >> we showed our presence at the stadium and you can hear, when our team was doing what they were doing, you could hear us standing up and getting loud for them. >> they were there, all right. sharks fans, listen up. it's a huge day for t mal meyer. he pulled off an epic five goal home game against los angeles, securing a franchise record. the six-year winger set the team individual record for the fastest four goals. that is not all, he is also the 10th player in nhl history to make five goals in just two periods. something special going on for
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him tonight. up next, betty white's birthday is inspiring a national movement.
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today would have been betty white's 100th birthday. tonight, fans across the country paying tribute to the actress in a way she would have loved. >> she would have indeed. the betty white challenge has exploded into a national movement. when it came to people, betty white loves to make them laugh. when it came to animals, she loved to help them. people were encouraged to donate another animal shelter in betty white's name to local animal shelters are already seeing a huge boost. >> starting on thursday we started seeing an uptick in donations. betty white was even more than an advocate, she was actually
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an evangelist for animals everywhere. >> such an amazing lady. so many people share her passion for animals, it's a great way to give back. >> this morning i gave to homeward bound, the little golden retriever rescue. >> perfect. i am going to donate to sbca, they donated -- saved arkady's life not long ago. organizations out there we encourage you all to donate. thank you for watching, the news continues streaming on cbsn bay area. we will see you back here at 11:00.
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