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in to the denver police and denver international airport. >> the suspicion of human trafficking involving my daughter and myself. >> now at 6, the white mother of a biracial black daughter is calling out southwest airlines tonight for racially profiling them and having them detained on the suspicion of human trafficking. good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm palmore and i'm ken wayne. this all happened in denver on a flight from san jose in tonight the family is requesting an apology from the airline. kron four's, dan kerman choices out live with details. dan. >> well, this mother says that these alleged instances of suspicious behavior are bogus and the only reason that she and her daughter who was of a different color were detained is precisely because of that because of racial insensitivity and racist behavior. >> a 10 year-old curl in any
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situation, let alone when she's creating a sudden death in our family. >> should not be subjected to this. >> mary mccarthy is talking about her 10 year-old daughter moira on october 22nd mccarthy in her daughter connected in san jose on their way to mccarthy's brother's funeral in denver. but as they exited the plane to denver. they were detained in the jetway by a southwest gate agent and 2 uniformed police officers. she filmed part of the encounter as her frightened daughter cried in the background. >> tenants were just concerned about top of the when you board the over following up on or not says we're not expecting anything. >> but that's not entirely true. mccarthy obtained this police report which indicates a southwest flight attendant. contacted authorities believing mccarthy was involved in human trafficking. what was the supposed evidence that flight attendant had. >> myatt about our behavior that she had to said that. we didn't talk to each other throughout the flight, which i
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don't can tell that to me, right when people wearing masks. she said that i had forbidden the flight crew from speaking to my daughter, which it's simply not true because he says nothing in her or her daughter's behavior could lead one to believe. >> there is human trafficking going on. she believes this is blatant racism because she is one color and her daughter is another. >> southwest airlines. >> i want them to be held accountable. for having. racially profiled. my family on that was justifiably the worst day of my daughter's life already to to having lost her in a statement southwest airlines says we're disheartened to learn of this mother's account. >> when traveling with their daughter, we're conducting a review of the situation internally and we will be reaching out to the customer to address her concerns and offer our apologies for her experience traveling with us. our employees undergo robust training and human trafficking
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above all, southwest airlines, prides itself on providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for the millions of customers who travel with us each year. now despite repeated attempts mccarthy says she hasn't heard from southwest airlines correctly. >> right now. she and her lawyer are considering filing a federal civil rights lawsuit reporting live. dan kerman kron 4 news. thank you, dan. >> developing tonight at 06:01pm, person is dead. another recovering in the hospital after a shooting in the middle of the day on a busy san francisco street as apd says, it's homicide unit is investigating what happened. it happened. >> in a very busy spot. the intersection of haight street and masonic avenue was shut down for hours. we've just learned that is now open again. kron four's amanda hari is live where all of this happening, amanda. but we have so far. >> this is still the very beginning of this investigation. police tell us they don't have a lot of information. they can release to us. but they are speaking
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with witnesses trying to piece together exactly what led up to the shooting and one man dying this street behind me here, haight street was closed off for quite a bit of time, about 3 hours. this afternoon. it is back open right now. take a look at your screen, though. you can see what it looks like a couple of hours ago, san francisco police say they were called to the 1400 block of h street this afternoon around one. they say they found 2 men suffering from gunshot wounds. one of those men was declared dead right here at the scene. the other was transported to the hospital. we don't know what his condition is at this time. police say they're hoping to find some more evidence that may provide motive or explain what led up to the shooting. >> we know that we speaking with witnesses and canvassing the area for any surveillance and any other evidence that will lend to this investigation. >> people who live in the area say they believe multiple people fired guns when we
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asked police about that, they said they're still investigating how many rounds were shot. they also said the witnesses they spoke to believe it was multiple rounds. i asked officers if there is any suspect information they can release the public right now and they said there is not live in san francisco. amanda hari kron 4 news. thank you, amanda. it was just about 2 weeks ago when another shooting rattled that san francisco neighborhood just a block away. >> it happened on friday. october. the 22nd on central avenue and hate street. this shooting also happening in the middle of the afternoon. police say bullets hit several cars and the window of ritual coffee roasters on haight street. one person was injured. nobody has been arrested in this incident. >> in the east bay. a person has died after a crash and their car into the berkeley marina. witnesses told berkeley police the car was speeding down university avenue when it hit several objects before it crashed into the water. the car sank in the
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marina and the driver was found dead inside berkeley. police are asking anyone who has any information about this case to give them a call. along the peninsula highway one a double slide was closed in both directions for an hour during the morning commute after a car went over the side of the cliff and plunged 50 feet down to the water below kron four's. maureen kelly reports the driver not only survived but it's actually able to walk away from that crash. >> these tire tracks you see here going up this berm and ending right at the cliff's edge are what caused a chp officer on patrol to pull over get out and investigate that officer then looked over the side and observed up car at the bottom of the cliff 50 feet down the driver already out and in the water. here's a picture. cal fire took of the 2005 honda floating in the surf. by the time those crews arrived, the driver was seen clinging to the cliff. >> a firefighter was outfitted with a harness and lower down
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with ropes to help rescue the here's cal fire video of the rescue itself. they've blurred out the driver's face. >> amazingly. he only had minor scrapes and complained of pain. but you can see he was able to help firefighters walk him up the cliff. he was transported to the hospital as a precaution is very lucky. individual to say the least. our big concern leaves kept asking him over and over is it are you the only occupant of that vehicle because as you saw that vehicles in the water upside down and we're noticing kids toys floating in water. so our big concern was it was there anybody else in that vehicle and he kept relaying that there he was only occupant. so that was a huge relief for us. san mateo county sheriff's deputies sent a drone up to double check. there were no other victims in the water. >> the chp says the 21 year-old male driver claimed to have been going the speed limit when he lost control the chp says this accident is still under investigation, but they suspect unsafe speed driver distraction and or wet
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roadways may have been factors in this crash. they do not believe drugs and alcohol were involved. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> people, particularly in the east bay are remembering the life of alameda county supervisor wilma chan flowers and candles. as you can see here are part of a growing memorial today. 10 was hit by a car in alameda while she was walking her dog yesterday. she died later at a hospital. the incident has underlined the concerns about speeding and traffic safety in that area. well, for says the levee and talk to alameda as police chief. >> driving over the speed limit. is that something that your officers are still in force. >> our officers are focused on people that are driving over the speed limit and engage in any other dangerous vehicle, code violations. >> ok, so you you officers haven't eased off of that at all at this point. >> no, they have not. >> i sat down for a virtual conversation with alameda police chief. the shot joshi about the investigation into
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the deadly vehicle versus pedestrian collision killing alameda county supervisor. will the chant supervisor chance. death comes in the wake of 2 previous fatal traffic collisions and alameda 2021, one involving a deadly dui car to car accident and another vehicle versus pedestrian collision killing a former bay area television news director. well, let me ask you this question. is it possible that criminal charges could be filed. >> in this case. we're looking at everything in this case and it's still open. it would be inappropriate and too early for me to comment on that. >> chief joe, she did mention, however, that is investigators are scouring the area near the location of the incident at 3rd side and cambridge for any possible surveillance videos. y one surveillance video be important in this type of investigation. >> but it's it. it tells the story either refutes information is out there were supports information that's
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out there. >> what we do know is that around 07:00am wednesday alameda city resident and county supervisor will. but did was hit by an unidentified adult female driver. wow. supervisor chan was out for a morning walk with her dog. she would later die at a local hospital from her injuries. >> i can tell you that i am saddened by the tragic loss of supervisor chan. she made so many contributions and touched so many lives during her 30 years of public service and like many others in our community. the alameda police department is mourning the loss of mister chan isaac mcghie kron 4 news. >> today. the giants and a lot of fans around the bay area and across the country said goodbye to longtime catcher buster posey posey won the world series championship with the the giants in 2010, 2012 2014, he was the most valuable player in the national league in 2000, 13 and was a seven-time all-star. so as you
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can imagine, it was a bittersweet moment at oracle park today. that's what we find 4 sports reporter. >> kylen mills who was there when he made the announcement about his farewell cut island. >> catcher buster posey has been the heart and soul of the san francisco giants for the last 12 years. today marks the end of an era posey announces retirement here. oracle park this afternoon. he said he wants to spend more time with his family and to let his body heal at 34 years old. poses put together an incredible career in the mlb playing one of baseball's most grueling positions. the catcher position really does take its toll. he won 3 world series titles. he was the 2012 nationally player of the year and was named an all-star 7 times, including in 2021 posey batted 3 o 4 hit 18 home runs this past season while leading the giants to their best regular season record in franchise history. he said today that he went into the season knowing that it may be
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his last. posey said he emptied the tank like he had never done before. now it's time for a new chapter. >> it's about the time spent with family. the countless nights and days. pulling for your team riding the emotions of the highs riding the emotions of the lows and ultimately enjoying the people that you're west along the way and making great memories together i'm so very humbled to play the part and some of those memories. the fans. thank you for all your support. i received the last 13 seasons. now look forward to creating new memories of my own. and sharing them with family and friends. as i pull for the giants are us my thank you. that's exactly the dude is in maybe he's not the one who's who's talking the talk about it's just not his favorite thing to do. so maybe that's a little bit everything else. how he cares for people. include everyone in his
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success. harvey gives credit to every everybody else out these of thoughtful. it is in the way he asks questions and responses that might. there's really nothing different. it's it's the same. do. >> posey said he's really looking forward to spending more time with his wife and 4 children. they were all in attendance for today's ceremony. of course, everyone with the giants organization said they are so grateful for everything that buster posey has done for san francisco and they wish him all the best in the future. we're live or park kylen mills kron 4 sports and kyle he was asked about the future. it seems a little fuzzy on what he has plans for. >> yeah. can he didn't really divulge too much as far as what his future plans might be a buster. posey was asked if we could see him return to baseball receipt see a return to the giants organization in another capacity may be in front office or in some type of in bassett or roll. >> and he shied away from giving us a hard answer. we do know, though, that he said he
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wants to move his family back to georgia at some point. that's where he and his wife are both from. they want to be closer to extended family as well as their kids grow up. so you can't blame him for that. but of course, we love to see him still stay here in the bay area. >> all right, kyle and thank you. one thing about the giants, they're good about honoring their past players who are the stars of the team. so something will happen. thank you, kyle and. >> still ahead on kron 4 news tonight at 6 school age children in san jose rolling up their sleeves for their dose of the pfizer covid vaccine will show you how it went at the clinic at their elementary school. plus a new vaccine mandate set to go into effect in the next few months. for employees of the countries, big or businesses. >> we're going to be the details in a live report after the break. >> and our next storm will bring widespread rain to the bay area starting monday night tracking our upcoming storm hour by hour in just a few minutes. stay tuned.
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♪ call one eight hundred, eight million ♪ >> school based covid vaccination clinics are now underway for the newly eligible 5 to 11 year-olds in santa clara county, mobile vaccination clinics will be rolling out to dozens of schools in the weeks ahead targeting schools in areas hardest hit by the pandemic. kron four's. rob fladeboe explains. >> for parent jude each. getting her 6 year-old daughter melody vaccinated against covid-19. is about peace of mind. the fact that melody got the vaccine here at
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school made it that much more accessible that we would anybody she's involved with teachers and kids >> it makes it more easy for melody is one of scores of kids ages 5 to 11 to get vaccinated here at catherine r smith elementary san jose's evergreen school district public health is partnering with the county office of education, with clinics that some 80 different schools. eventually we don't expect that there's going to be. >> any shortage of vaccine. we already have about 75,000 doses committed to our county and more is on the ways it will keep our children safe from illness. >> and allow them to engage in more and more of typical childhood experiences. >> the clinics are targeting schools in areas hardest hit by the pandemic. repairs have limited resources to access the vaccine. you know, the 9, 5, 1, to 2 zip code was highly impacted by covid a lot of our families have experienced significant trauma as we all have. but specifically in this community having to stay home with family members. as you
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heard our parents speak about today. >> some 2000 newly eligible children have already received the vaccine at county run sites. but clinics like this one will go a long way toward protecting the county's 128,005 to 11 year-olds against covid-19. take it from 6 year-old melody you need get the combing 9 shot it's people to in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >> in an effort to end the pandemic. today the white house rolled out new nationwide vaccine mandates. the new rules will fax roughly a 100 million private sector workers across the country. kron four's, washington, dc correspondent raquel martin joins us live from the capitol hill and raquel. obviously some people are not going to be happy with this. there's some backlash right. >> good evening. that's right. and we've seen this already for the past few weeks, republicans have been railing against these vaccine mandates calling them unconstitutional.
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but today we have the chance to hear from members of the white house coronavirus task force who are defending the mandates and calling them common fence. the white house is putting roughly 100 million american workers on notice. >> giving them until january 4th to get vaccinated. we know the most destructive thing in a workforce that is to have a covid outbreak. thursday, cdc director rochelle walensky said the new federal mandates are necessary to save lives and for bit variance from spreading. and we're continuing to have about 75,000 cases every single day. according to newly-released the rules. private sector companies with more than 100 employees will be required to ensure employees are fully vaccinated or test negative for covid every week. however, health care workers won't have the testing option and must get vaccinated. we know that mandates work. but many republicans say the rules could >> i think you've got an
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extremely. >> tough sale and alabama were having problems with senator tommy tuberville says he's concerned the mandates could worsen labor shortages and supply chain problems. we have 5,000 defense contractors. you just can't replace of a rocket scientist. if one doesn't take the vaccine. indiana. senator mike braun called the mandate federal overreach. most frightening ultimatum that businesses have had contend with that right now. 2 dozen states are threatening legal action. but the biden administration says it's not concerned. pretty confident the administration clearly has the authority to protect workers. and adding to that the biden administration also says that these mandates should not hurt supply chain issues. >> for now in washington. raquel martin, back to you. thank you, rick >> well, let's check on our 4 zone forecast as we ease closer and closer to the weekend what a beautiful shot looking out over the bay. just love it. haha weekend close.
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but somebody ready for rodriguez going in for a lawrence karnow. and yes, it is nice out there. it's really nice and that spans favorite i call that the pan overlooks the golden gate bridge. but this could be the can cam. let's take a look at the embarcadero are tracking a cruise ship docked out there. >> gorgeous sight. great to see cruise ships returning in and out of the bay area. and we are tracking radar for. >> very cool dry conditions out there crystal clear skies could see some light scattered showers. returning for those of you in the north bay starting as early as friday night. but it looks like your best shot will be saturday afternoon. could see some light drizzle making its way inching closer to santa rosa but dry for everyone else in the bay area. our next shot of widespread rain won't arrive until monday night. in fact, by 4.30, for your rush hour commute home. we are tracking some slight scattered showers off the coast making its way inland into the bay area coastline. and it's really
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going to peak in intensity by monday night through the overnight hours very early tuesday morning. now, unfortunately that atmospheric river that we've been tracking the track right now. a little bit too far north, but hopefully at that storm track shifts just a little bit south there. we could get a good soaker out of this, but it's not going to be as intense as what it was with our last as miss fear river back in october. but we're still going to get some beneficial measurable rain. nonetheless, by tuesday morning shortly before your new lunchtime hour, the bulk of the wet weather is going to shift to the south and east light scattered showers. and then it's going to become very scattered in nature until we start to dry out by tuesday night. but we're expecting to get anywhere from about half an inch to upwards of an inch of rain monday through tuesday. so we really can't complain. but from now until then, we are going to keep an eye on drier cooler forecast this weekend. more on that in my full forecast in just a few minutes. pam and ken, back to
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for its annual operation. santa wish fulfillment program starting this week. children can send in letters submitted for potential adoption by anonymous gift givers. all the letters must be sent in a first class envelope to the usps operation, santa workshop address, which is of course, at 1, 2, 3 elf road letters must be postmarked by december 10th or uploaded to the program's website by december 15th your return address must be on both the envelope end the letter. take a look at this new york's newest attraction may not be for everyone, especially those afraid of heights city climb offers visitors a chance to climb the 30 hudson yards skyscraper. it's billed as the highest external building climb in the world with an elevation of more than 1100 feet visitors can even get a more extreme experience of the very top of the tower, the chance to hang out over the side. more than 1200 feet above the ground. it all opens up real soon. november night. the tickets a $185.
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