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arrest him. kron four's dan kerman live for us in san mateo tonight with more. dan. well, they say it's not an excuse. so his attorney says this is all because of the fact he has a secret addiction. >> to opioids something that started while he was on the job. and while he was injured on the job. it was at the san mateo rite aid where police were called wednesday evening on reports of a robbery in progress. >> police say they captured the suspect outside the store despite his attempt to flee the scene. we get a phone san mateo police officers. >> get out there quick fashion and they're able to apprehend a suspect while he still on scene. >> it turns out the suspect arrested for robbery and resisting arrest is san francisco police sergeant devan cole. this is video of them shot during a 2016 interview. a man has been a police officer for 27 years served with distinction. a real professional.
>> he's also a devoted husband and a loving father. and so he has played all of those roles throughout his life with this sort of secret addiction that has corroded his life from the inside out. >> cole's attorney says the incident stems from his clients addiction to opioids a condition that began after a police dog bit through his calf during a training exercise back in 2010 keep getting into used painkillers. then and remains painkiller use or throughout if the evidence lines up in charges are filed against cole. >> prosecutors sty those circumstances should not have an impact on his prosecution, but it could. and his ultimate sentencing while there needs to be even handed justice. >> there also needs to be the effort to this unique person in this unique case. what's unique and appropriate punishment. so yeah, very important. >> san francisco police have
put coal on unpaid leave while they conduct an investigation. in the meantime, cole's attorney says his client in agree have today can also tell you that if the case proceeds some prosecutors filed charges cole will be arraigned on the 18th of this month in san mateo. dan kerman kron 4 news, thank you dan. another big story tonight. what could be a game changer in the fight against the coronavirus may be just around the corner. >> pfizer says its experimental pill reduces the risk of hospitalization and death from covid kron four's rob fladeboe explains. >> pfizer on friday said its experimental antiviral pill for covid-19 cuts rates of hospitalization and death by nearly 90% in high-risk adults and we'll be asking the fda to authorize is pill. as soon as possible. we very to report today. >> the first. in 4 protease which is a medecine taking us
for 5 days and you it gets one of the critical component virus. >> and the availability of pills to treat early covid-19 would be a significant advance in the battle with the coronavirus stanford university infectious diseases. professor doctor katherine bliss shut weren't really think about the use for this is immunocompromised. people. >> you don't develop a good immune response to the vaccine and are left somewhat vulnerable despite vaccinations. and that's where a film like this could. >> truly be game changing in tests trials patients with covid symptoms. to receive pfizer's pill had an 89% reduction in their combined rate of hospitalizations or death after a month. but the pill is not a substitute for the current vaccine says doctor bullish. it is a great had just to the vaccination that we have. but i want to be clear that it only works if it's taken very quickly within
diagnosis. >> so they're going to be delivery problems. there's going to be all sorts of issues and making sure we can get it to people in time in the race for an easy to use medication to treat the virus competitor. merck's covid-19 pill is already under review at the fda after showing strong results. >> the goal is to produce a pill that could be obtained at local pharmacies speed recovery and keep people out of the hospital. i think one of the biggest medical a or being a drug of you. >> in a long, long time was pfizer applies for approval. the fda could make a decision within weeks or months. >> in san jose. rob fladeboe kron 4 news this week. the cdc fast track approval of the pediatric dose of pfizer's covid-19 vaccine and that is allowing the contra costa county health department. >> to administer the shot a day early on forced leave to reports from concord were children aged 5 to 11 are now eligible for the vaccine.
>> for young kids and their parents. the availability of a covid-19 vaccine for children, ages 5 to 11 is a weight off their shoulders. i feel safer. boston whitney accompanied by his dad. randy when stopping by contra, costa health services concord monument walk through vaccination clinic off oak grove road. he received the first of 2 doses of pfizer's pediatric vaccine must defend. my friends are 12 so they've already gotten. and i think they need to test it out for make sure that the flying it to kids was the right thing to do. so i think enough time has passed. >> i think it's official at the start of the day. health services says 410 youth vaccination appointments. >> had already been booked. that's the max allowed saturday has been all filled up to anything do by getting the shot. help others. the pediatric shot is about one 3rd. the dosage given to teens and adults this week health services and other public and
private health care providers in the county have been provided a total of 20,000 doses of the vaccine. more are expected in the coming weeks. we think this the first step to normal. >> we're just going to have comfort sending her to school it's great. it's wonderful be able to be healthy and. >> eventually maybe that mask in addition to the concord location. the county is offering the pediatric dose by appointment only at the richmond auditorium. and nick rodriguez community center in antioch tuesdays through saturdays in concord called kron. 4 news has 4 other bay area counties with vaccine clinics for children. napa county will open up a clinic in 10 days on november. the 15th. >> alameda county is planning for a clinic about the same time but has not set an exact date yet. >> sonoma county will not be hosting one big clinic site. but instead we'll be doing
individual vaccination sessions as schools. those clinics will start on tuesday. >> solano county has not yet set a date for its clinic. also the size. these county run locations. the vaccine dose will also be available at pharmacies and pediatrician offices throughout the bay area for concerned parents with questions about covid vaccinations for young children. a pair of doctors at sutter health provided some answers on force has gun. has that part of the story. >> so one of the other big questions we're sharing whether or not my child should get vaccinated if they've had covid. and the answer to that question is yes, sutter health pediatricians. doctors. stephanie chang and judith valero answer some of the pressing questions concerned. parents have now that the cdc approved vaccinating 5 to 11 year-old children against covid-19 like what's the size of the recommended dosage for children that is that eye the
new rules book 30 all so the other question i'm hearing is whether or not. >> it is. it is safe for my kid to get the covid vaccine. if i have food allergies or other types of allergies and the answer to that question is yes, it is ok, parents are also interested in the known side effects in the younger age groups well, the song initially in light of the 16 year-old. >> which is the vaccine related. hands. it's a very that happens. it is the issue with the hunt. most is being. inflamed and also but also lining of the heart well. once said that it's there. it's 2.1, 3 cases for every 100,000 vaccinated cases. is it ok to schedule appointments for the covid vaccine and the flu vaccine on the same day. and the answer to that is yes, it is ok and safe to be giving.
>> multiple vaccines with the covid vaccine. >> both doctors agree that the covid-19 vaccine is safe for children. we know that the vaccines are safe. >> those steps were skipped and the development of the vaccines. we now have enough data to know that the benefits far outweigh the risks recommend it to only 5 year you can log on to the my turn. california website for information on where you can find vaccination sites for children in your area. >> zeke might kron 4 stay with kron 4 for the very latest covid information that includes finding the vaccine for children and information on a possible nasal vaccine. you can scan that qr code on your screen. it will take you straight to the special section of our website. that's at kron. 4 dot com, a step outside for our 4 zone forecast to be a live shot, an overview of the city on a gray friday afternoon and called
for a recent rodriguez is here with the forecast all the way through the weekend maybe gray. but it is friday. it is friday, right? i love that. silver lining out like candy. let's take a look right now at your bay area forecast because we're going to stay. >> dry cool, but cloudy even through the 1st half of the weekend. a lot of cloud cover out there right now. dry conditions. but all of that is going to tracking our second atmospheric river in less than a month and it will impact the bay area early for your monday afternoon. but as we take a look at your weekend forecast. we're seeing some possible light scattered showers arriving for those of you in santa rosa in the northern parts of the north bay just about a 10th of an inch of rain drier conditions all weekend long. and then here's a look at our atmosphere. river and we're going to see moderate to heavy amounts of rain starting by around monday night. that's when it's really going to peak 7, 8 o'clock for your monday evening. and it is going to be an overnight storm because as i fast forward to
tuesday morning and early tuesday afternoon light scattered showers and then we're going to dry out and clear out by early tuesday night and we are going to see much needed beneficial rain returning to the bay area and you're from about one to 2 inches for most of the bay area up to 4 inches for those of you in the north bay. but there is that threat of possible pop-up thunderstorms mainly for those of you in the north bay monday night because of that unstable atmosphere. so just a heads up there. your full weekend outlook coming up in just a few minutes. pam and ken, back to you. thanks also coming up, dodging the nfl's covid protocols packers quarterback aaron rodgers went on the offensive today about his decision not to get vaccinated. >> plus, the search is on tonight for the vandals who messed with a high school in the south bay. we'll take a look at the damage they caused and a growing demand tonight for photographers to camera companies to create products that will keep them and their equipment safe. we'll show you
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he is hoping that the community comes forward with any information on whoever did this feels like a punch in the gut and a step or a huge step backwards. >> as for trying increasing, you know, address equity and inclusion and understanding and awareness i'm really sad and sad. i think we're excited when you have a racist and homophobic. >> that was pretty disgusting. >> right now. it is unclear whether current or former student saw the vandals, the petition is circulating through the photography community tonight after countless staffs and robberies of camera equipment in the east bay of fremont. photographer was robbed at gunpoint in front of his home. he says he had been taking pictures in the marin headlands. he was followed home by the robbers. the good news is nobody was hurt. >> the whole thing happened and it was over within and 20 seconds right. so there was not even a moment to kind of have a rational thought what what should i do. this kicks
impacted their car just to kind of stop and you the state right. and that's what i saw the driver. and, you know, come out and come around his car with a gun pointed to my trees. people like to believe there's something that they can do to avoid this crime or they think. >> it hasn't happened to me because i've been smart enough to do x, y z. and i think the truth is that if you're out there with an expensive piece of equipment. it's a matter of time. >> some popular youtubers and photographers are pushing for better anti-theft technology for cameras. so far a couple of 1000 people have signed the petition. and in that fremont robbery, detectives say they arrested one of the 2 suspects identified as 35 year-old daron mcclinton of richmond. he now faces a number of charges including attempted homicide assault with a deadly weapon and robbery. >> residents and merchants along san francisco's haight street are rattled and worried about 2 shootings with 3 victims in just over 2 weeks along the world famous car door. one man was killed.
another wounded in a shooting yesterday on hate and masonic. another person was critically injured just a block away. on october 22nd well, force maureen kelly has new information tonight. >> there's a growing memorial of candles and flowers here on haight street near masonic avenue with a double shooting took place. there are many stuffed animals left behind for the young man who was killed he's been identified by the medical examiner's office as 21 year-old samuel jessup of san francisco police kept a visible presence nearby. many merchants did not want to go on camera. at least one saying they were scared to talk publicly nathan. it was all day says he's been hanging out in the haight a long time is still rattled by what he saw. thursday. i already guns could do. but like scene. the scene, the one person on the ground and one person that. >> you know, like the ambulance and the police and everything. and just hurt my feelings. and i know is i just don't know how to dealing with. >> the shooting happened at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. a
second man was also shot and hospitalized. it's disturbing for residents, especially since this comes on the heels of another brazen daylight shooting on october 22nd one block away on the corner of haight and central. one person was sent to the hospital with life threatening injuries. bullet shattered the window of the ritual coffee shop and hit several cars. those who live and work nearby say they are shocked. what the is going on. what is going on. this is hate street. this not. the 70's, the haight street merchants association is holding a special meeting in the wake of this violence. >> its president saying one shooting in this neighborhood is disturbing multiple shootings even more so maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> and now to our 4 zone forecast as we take a live look outside at the bridge toll plaza tonight. oh my goodness. look at the traffic backup there. if you're heading westbound into the city and beyond. at least it's not raining there a few clouds
and sky the sun of that let you know what, that's a sign that things are back to pretty close to back to normal because it's friday night and people want to go into the city and have a good time yeah. happy tj a bay area. everyone already starting off a little bit i don't kick off until 11 o'clock tonight. >> but who's counting, right? let's take a live look outside. pam cam and we are tracking golden gate bridge out. they're her favorite shot. >> very gloomy out there this evening for your friday night and we're going to stick with that high cloud cover all night long and even through your saturday as well. we do have a light chance of showers. for those of you in the north bay early afternoon by around your noon lunch time hour and then through 1 o'clock for your afternoon. we are going to see some light showers slowly drift throughout the north bay. but really going to be more of a drizzle maker than actual rain about a 10th of an inch at the most. but really just tracking traces amount at best temperatures out there right now. widespread upper 50's
along the bay area coastline still in the low 60's as you make your way inland. oakland conquered and san jose currently at 60 degrees for your friday night. and when tracker for we are tracking calmer winds out there right now seeing more of that cool sea breeze cooling down temperatures tonight in the low to mid 50's. so we are going to get a nice bump in overnight lows. thanks to that blanket of storm cloud cover. but napa 49 degrees, even cooler for those of you in santa rosa at 46 degrees and high temperatures tomorrow. 3 to 5 degrees below average low to mid 60's. we should be in the low 70's for those of you in livermore and conquer. but instead warming up to 66 degrees. 64 degrees for downtown san francisco and nevada with half moon bay in the low 60's and don't forget daylight saving time ends this weekend. so we are going to fall bag gain an hour of sleep, though, with an atmospheric river returning to the bay area monday through tuesday of this upcoming week. back to you, ken and pam. a free. so we have some breaking news coming into crowd for
this hour. we are hearing reports of a heavy police presence at the great mall in milpitas. now, this is a map of the area at this moment. we do not have a lot of information to tell you about. but. >> valley transportation authority officials say that there is police activity and the light rail is not stopping at the great mall. rail station right now because of this heavy police presence. you might want to stay out of that area if you're traveling right now, just a. >> the aware of some activity going on there. we do have a reporter heading to the scene and we will bring you more information as soon as it comes into our newsroom. >> other news tonight, 2 days after announcing he tested positive for covid aaron rodgers joined a sports talk show this morning to talk about his reasoning for being unvaccinated. the green bay packers quarterback said he has an allergy to an ingredient in the moderna and pfizer vaccines and sought alternative treatments for quote, what was best for my body dodgers. approach. the nfl players association during
the summer seeking approval of treatment. he took details of which have not been made public in the interview, rogers said quote, before my final nail gets put in my cancel culture casket. i think i would like to set the record straight on so many of the blatant lies that are out there about myself. he went on to say, quote, i believe strongly in bodily autonomy and the ability to make choices for your body, not to have to acquiesce to some woke culture or crazed group of individuals. you say you have to do something. health is not a one size fits all for everybody. so what is ivermectin in humans. the fda approved the drug to treat infections caused by some parasites. it's also used topically for the skin disorder. roads safe for and head lice. most aisha okay. whereas in animals. it's used as a de worming treatment. and while it has been promoted by a small number of doctors and social media influence influencers as a covid treatment or to prevent covid solid scientific evidence to
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