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disease expert and he joins us live from san francisco now with more dan. >> well, that's right. you know, the western states advisory panel still has to sign on off on this for at least for the folks here in california. but still we could see. >> jabs and arms young arms that is before the weekend arrives. >> pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for children is being shipped out and now that the cdc panel and the cdc director have signed off on the vaccine. it's possible kids could be getting their first jab before the weekend, even though the risk of covid is low. it's not 0 and not to keep them as safe as possible. so this enables you to have a shot subset backed out of the equation that worry about very infectious disease. experts say protecting kids from covid is not a joke. >> they say there have been 2.8 million covid cases in children so far in the u.s.. >> 8300 hospitalizations and 90 deaths of 5 to 11 year-olds. i think that withholding this vaccine from
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children. this is not the right and you're taking a risk with your child but taking a risk of hospitalization taking risk of severe disease and the end of the day, you're taking a risk of death, infectious disease. experts say getting your kids the vaccine also provides additional benefits. >> second is to prevent transmission to others as we work and live in multi-generational ways and then the 3rd is complete normalcy for children because we've had a lot of restrictions on children's lives with school and the scene for all of us. the more people we vaccinated, the more we get back to normal. >> well, in rare instances. these vaccines have caused an inflammation of the heart muscle in older teens infectious disease. experts say that's not a reason to hold off on the vaccine. >> it's an exceptionally rare complication. it's on the order for per 100,000 doses or so. and it starts in a drops off as the farther you get away from 16 to 17.
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>> now, typically this 2 shot pfizer vaccine is given 3 weeks apart. but the 2 infectious disease experts we spoke with recommend waiting a little bit longer. doctor gandhi says maybe 8 weeks in between the vaccine. doctor has maybe 4 weeks between vaccine. the first in the second. they say this is mostly because it will provide greater efficiency down the line. they say this is a conversation you should have with your pediatrician to see what works best for you live in san francisco. dan kerman kron 4 news to the approval process for the younger age group has happened in less than 2 weeks. here's the timeline on october 22nd providers. submitted vaccine request to california to have the doses needed for the 5 to 11 year-olds. >> on the 26th. an fda advisory committee approved the pfizer vaccine for that group. the agency authorized the emergency use of vaccine last friday. today the cdc
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advisory committee approved the vaccine for 5 to 11 year-olds and now that the cdc has given the final approval. it could be available starting tomorrow or thursday. so now all of this news will no doubt cause a lot of children to have questions about this. that is why elementary school students san francisco got a chance to ask a doctor. some important questions about the vaccine front force. has a june listening in on that event and has that part of our coverage. west. >> with the inevitability of covid-19 vaccinations being approved for children ages 5 to 11 the san francisco unified school district asked these malcolm x academy elementary school 4th and 5th graders to come up with their own questions about the vaccine little piece of it. i want to ucsf benioff children's hospital pediatrician doctor daniel woolridge had the tough job of answering these important
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questions. >> well, we have to get the vaccine with veterans use authorization we activated from a scientific standpoint, but we strongly >> school. you may still attend school. in addition to composing their own questions. the listed them in order of importance. >> this one was among the >> the reason why all of in the background with the nba really getting all of with their vaccine. we've been doing actually belong >> to ensure the safe. >> has a kron 4 news.
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>> right now. the kron 4 dot com. you can get the latest information on the coronavirus just scan. this qr code and it will take you directly to our website where you can find all of our covid coverage. a mysterious shooting with no known motive. it happened over the weekend when an oakland father was shot in the face in his home while he was holding his baby tonight. he is in stable condition and awaiting another surgery after this weekend incident. >> kron 4 sleep all talk for this husband who fears that this was a hate crime. >> confusion and anger and fear. those are the emotions jimmy has struggled with since saturday night. that's when he says someone fired at least 10 rounds into his west oakland home. it happened on peralta street. one of the bullets hitting his has been in the face while holding their 5 week-old daughter. he was standing just a few feet away from their 4 year-old daughter watching television in the living room. jimmy was making kitchen at the time. he has
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requested. we blur his face and not share his husband's name. well, oakland police continue to search for the shooter. when >> secure the girls. i ran over to him and notice that he was buying a based on a pool of blood and his teeth were over. the floor. jimmy says the baby suffered a few abrasions on her face. but her injuries do not appear to be serious. >> he says his 4 year-old daughter is emotionally traumatized. the oakland police department has not indicated whether or not this case is being investigated as a hate crime. but jimmy cannot explain any other reason that may have motivated the shooting other than them being targeted because they are a couple i can only think of, you know. >> maybe somebody seeing us or. you're not happy having us in the i just i don't know. >> and now a problem they catch somebody up. played that game for us tonight. meanwhile, his husband is
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preparing for a second surgery wednesday. >> the couple has been together for 16 years. phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> tonight, las vegas raiders wide receiver henry ruggs. the 3rd is facing a dui charge after a deadly crash in las vegas early this morning that left a woman dead and the team released a statement saying that they're devastated by the loss of life. >> declined to make any other comment, though. well, force a sports reporter kylen mills joins us with details on what happened and highland what's next. pam and ken, this news rocked the sports world this morning. rugs nfl career was just taking off. he leads the raiders and receiving yards this season. >> now his future is uncertain and more importantly, police say a woman lost her life in another woman is in the hospital. the crash happened early this morning. las vegas metro police say rugs was driving his chevy corvette on rainbow boulevard when he rear ended toyota rav 4, that collision caused the toyota to catch fire. police say
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firefighters found a woman dead inside of the toyota reportedly a female passenger in drugs. car was taken to the hospital. police say rugs was there when they arrived and he appeared to be impaired. he was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. court records show that rugs faces charges of dui resulting in substantial bodily harm and reckless driving with death or serious bodily harm. ruggs was the raiders first pick in the first round of the 2020 nfl draft. he has 424 receiving yards this season. the raiders released a statement saying that they are praying for the victims. family and will not provide further comment while information is being gathered. prominent vegas attorneys. david chesnoff and richard schoenfeld released a statement saying, quote, on behalf of our client henry ruggs, the 3rd. we're conducting our own investigation as of this writing and ask everyone to reserve judgment until all of the facts are gathered, end quote. the name of the woman who died has not been
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released. rugs could face 2 to 20 years in prison if convicted. as for the raiders hunter renfroe is the next man up at wide receiver in sports, director jason dumas. we'll explain more about how this could affect the team coming up in sports in just a bit. back to you. thank you. kron 4 is your local election headquarters and today we are following several local elections here in the bay area as well as some high-profile elections across the nation which could affect the national political landscape are grant lodes joins us now live in the studio. he's tracking all of these races for us tonight. grant. good evening. can't. good evening panned. may not be a high-profile national election day. but. >> some of the smaller local elections are really where voters might be able to make the biggest and most. >> direct impact on their lives. so well, a quick rundown of the local races in the bay area. in case you haven't voted yet. you have until 8 o'clock tonight. so there is still time. alright, we'll start marin county where there is one town council seat up for grabs in temple run voters. there choosing between
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4 names you see on your screen. it said a clare county there are 2 school district taxes that require a simple yes or no vote. those are both parcel taxes in the berryessa union school district and the los gatos union school district in sonoma county. there are 3 spots up for grabs tonight. the first is between the 3 names you see on your screen all running for the sonoma city council and this race. you can only vote for one candidate, then these 3 are running for community services director jobs in this race. you can vote for up to 2 candidates and then up along the sonoma coast. these for running for the timber cove county water district director water hot topic right now still in a drought in this race. you can pick up to 3 names on the ballot. meanwhile, in san mateo county and simple. yes or no vote for the ballot here. measure b, that would continue a parcel tax that is already in place for the menlo park school district and there's in
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woodside. they're a yes or no vote would allow people and some residential areas that are used for art and culture to have parking changes. and finally the city of santa cruz says one thing on the ballot and that is whether residents will pay for a children's funds to help pay for things like child care and after school programs as well as other things. and we're also keeping an eye on the virginia governor's race. has it could provide us with a preview of what could be coming in the midterm elections next year. you have the incumbent democrat terry mcauliffe. he's running against republican glenn youngkin who has been endorsed by former president donald trump. mcauliffe has campaigned with president biden and vice president kamala harris, most polls have shown a very close race. san jose state political science lecturer donna crane says while the outcome could be an indicator of what is to come in next year's midterms. there are other factors at play.
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>> the virginia as usual virginia, new jersey elected governors legislators off years and almost always say tends to favor the party. that's not in the white house. so, you know, that is just sort of the tendency and the tradition so i would say that we take some lessons. but it's not. it's not prediction of what's going to happen nationwide next year. polls in virginia have clothes were still waiting on the results. the republican youngkin. >> with an early lead. the latest numbers having the challenger with with ali. but can he hang on and they haven't counted all the votes and it is considered still too close to call. and that's the latest. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. grant. and coming up at 6.30. we're going to continue our election coverage by speaking with our political analyst michael yaki about the other big races that are happening across the country. also ahead, details about the
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new ambassador program launched today in san francisco to try and improve safety in high traffic areas in the city. but first streets marked by burned rubber why san jose police failed to shut down weekend sideshow that lasted for hours. another quick passing system to bring us some nighttime rain showers in the forecast looks ok for the weekend and then it gets real interesting into the following week. >> your forecast is for news 6 -hi mommy! -hi honey! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. hush little baby... don't say a word... but if slow upload speeds turns your goodnight call into an accidental horror movie... can you hear me? shut it down. just remember. you're not a bad mom. you just need better internet. at&t fiber delivers faster upload speeds for more reliable video calls. get at&t fiber, plans starting at $35 a month for a year. limited availability in select areas. call 1.877.only.att. i was injured in a car crash.
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>> police say there just weren't enough officers to go around on a very busy halloween night in san jose. yeah. frustrated neighbors capturing some dramatic video of a very large sideshow. just 2 blocks from city hall as their calls to police for trump's by others. more pressing calls for help. for us route that evil has the story. >> saturday night into early halloween morning that north 6th in saint john street to downtown san jose. source of people in dozens of cars engaged in iraq. a sideshow neighbors like christian bahner are wondering where with the police. what i'm concerned about is how long it went on without cops showing up. >> you know, it's it's they're lucky that something didn't happen. bonnar and other neighbors called 911, several times as the side show went on
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for hours. >> the police force won't that night even more urgent calls said sergeant christian comrie eyes. >> we had a couple of robbery incidents that were being investigated. we had a couple of calls from the fire that we were assisting with one of them involved a serious injury, a life threatening injuries to somebody that had a serious fall. >> police have successfully broken up some recent sideshows, but it takes a concerted effort and there simply weren't enough officers available that night. underscoring the department's chronic under staffing problems. >> i understand the community's frustration with these events and our lack of response. however, i would also like people to understand. it was a very busy saturday night. we can't send 2 police cars to deal with the sideshow of this size. >> here you have something the cops didn't show up. legitimately they're understaffed for a city of a million people that 800 cups is crazy. >> the sideshow left its telltale burned rubber on this and 2 other nearby intersections in the
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residential neighborhood. >> the whole new party raged on with the usual games of chicken people hanging from car windows and other dangerous christian bonnar was told officers were busy with calls involving weapons. you know, going 60 miles an hour down a residential block of people standing on both mourners that in and of itself as a weapon. >> we just are not going to send 2 officers in to deal with a couple of 100 people like i said, the stakes and organized coordinated response. no more than a dozen officers. sometimes. >> san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >> new at 6 police in campbell investigating a fatal shooting that happened this morning on sunny oaks avenue when officers arrived. they found one man who had been shot at least once paramedics tried to save him. but he died at the scene. a shelter-in-place order was issued for time police search for suspects. but that has since been lifted so far, no arrests in the case. a san francisco police
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officer is facing involuntary manslaughter charges for shooting of mentally ill an armed man. this is body camera footage from the shooting that happened back in 2000, 17. but according to district attorney chase of aid officer kenneth cha shot shine more while responding to a noise complaint. the bullet damage moore's liver and colon. more died in january of 2020. the coroner ruled the death a homicide saying that more died from internal obstruction due to the bullet wounds. this is only the second time in san francisco's history that an on duty officer has been charged with homicide. san francisco police officers association released the following statement in response to the charges saying in part, officers responded to a call for service and encountered the very hostile. shawn moore who was accused of violating a restraining order. we support officer charles constitutionally protected right to present his defense against these charges. also in san francisco. the city is
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launching a new effort to try to make high traffic areas safer. >> kron four's charles clifford has the story. well here in san francisco since the pandemic has started to ease the city is starting to see more tourists are also more people returning. >> to the office for work. the city is also launching a new effort to hopefully help those people feel welcome here the city of san francisco has committed 12.5 million dollars over the next 2 years to deploy the san francisco. wellome ambassadors program. dressed invisible clothing. these ambassadors will walk city street answering questions, providing directions. >> and offering what assistance they can. mayor london breed says the goal is for them to help visitors to the city. enjoy their time here and make them feel welcome. she also hopes the ambassadors will ease the return of office workers who may be coming back to the city after the pandemic. these ambassadors. >> are exactly what this city needs. >> we need people. >> like james and some of the folks who are here that are out on the streets that enjoy this work and what they're
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doing. >> and that want to help people. because that's going to make all the difference in everyone's experience. >> the city's plan is to deploy 50 ambassadors to key downtown locations including union square around the muskogee center of the financial district chinatown fisherman's wharf and north beach. they will be on duty daily from 8 in the morning until 08:00pm. now the ambassador program is also a job training program at mainly employees, young people and provides them with work experience in san francisco. charles clifford kron 4 news. >> let's check on our 4 zone weather forecast. a liveplook outside from our camera on top of mount tam will pi us a beautiful picture and not too many clouds out there right now. no, but they're coming back. so enjoy the nice weather while we have it. let's check in with meteorologist dave spahr for the latest. ken and pam, we'll have another bout with rain just like we did last time. this could be really much focused on the night sweats. a nocturnal system is going to move through real quickly, which will be good news. not a kind of interfere with too much going on watching the sunset here from san jose state. this picture brought to
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us by as again, we go into darkness for tonight with our next system getting in here. this kind of as an indicator. what we're up for. it's just a rain shower event. and it's fairly mild again in other words, the snow levels are going to be fairly high. as you can see, the forecast there scattered showers might be different story than we talk into early next week might have a different scenario setting up. so here's the line that we're going to watch as we get through much of tonight. tomorrow looks pretty good. a decent amount of sunshine before things turn by tomorrow night to get those showers or late during the day. how much? let's get he projections here going to the overnight stopping it by thursday afternoon. although the rain should. but but done by that point, my pick up up to a quarter of an inch of rain. but in most cases about a dime or 2 dimes out of all of this. this also come with a little spurt of wind as it marches on forward. this takes us to about wednesday afternoon. a little bit of an on shore breeze redevelops after the system passes. you can see going to wednesday night through thursday. so the wind shift a little bit to an on shore direction after
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they're pretty much from the south. next 3 hours. we go into fairly clear mode. however, this is probably not going to last. we'll get some of the traditional bay fog back again since we have residual moisture in the inland areas. some local fog will develop in some of the valleys in the inland santa rosa, for example, tri valley. you might be treated to that and some scattered clouds are expected overnight coming up in a bit run you through the models to expect it to show you what we expect cam. all right. thanks, dave. coming up. but we're going to tell you about a new tesla recall and which models are affected.
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for your money tonight. tesla is recalling about 12,000 cars due to potential problems. >> caused by a software update. the national highway traffic safety administration says the update created a software communication disconnect as they described it. that could lead to the emergency braking system. activating unexpectedly a sudden stop with no reason could lead to a rear end collision by another vehicle. the recall covers some model s x, y and 3 series sold since 2017 tesla cancel the update for owners who did not install it yet. >> facebook the social media giant says it will shut down its face recognition system and says it will delete face prince of more than 1 billion people. the company was trying to weigh the positive use cases for the technology against growing societal concerns, especially as
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regulators have yet to provide clear rules more than a 3rd of facebook's daily active users have opted in to have their face is recognized by the social network system. facebook claims that it had already been scaling back its use of facial recognition after introducing it more than a decade ago. coming up here on kron, 4 news at 6. we'll talk to our political analysts about the virginia governor's race and its national implications. now that the polls are closed on the east coast and then what the california delegates are saying at the international climate change summit in scotland. plus the sharks getting ready to hit the ice despite a number of players and staff coming down with covid. those stories and much covid. those stories and much more after the break. i felt awful because of my psoriasis. i was covered from head to toe with it. it really hurt. then i started cosentyx. that was four years ago. how are you? see me. cosentyx works fast to give you clear skin that can last. real people with psoriasis
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welcome back to kron. 4 news at 6. the eyes of the nation are fixed on the virginia governor's race tonight. >> it's the most significant race happening today and it could be a preview of what to expect in the upcoming midterms. and now you can tell how important both sides think it is by the big names have come out to campaign here. we're joined live tonight by our political analyst michael yaki. and let's start with that race. >> in virginia. president biden won virginia handily when he was running for president. yet this became a toss up race and it became a national referenda. really based on the biden versus trump people versus mcauliffe and youngkin. what do you think's going on there. what does it say nationally, what are the national implications

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