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>> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at 6. there is no for hate. in san jose. >> here in california, not here. not anywhere. >> last year in addition to dealing with the covid-19 pandemic. california was dealing with an epidemic of hate in fact, reported hate crimes climbed 31% from 2019 to 2020. good evening. thanks for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm ken wayne and i'm pam moore. today attorney general to visit san jose for the latest in a series of round tables that. >> he's been holding in order to develop strategies to better address bias and hate well for us. dan kerman reports. >> he crimes like these have
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been all too common over the last year and a half feet has hurt. >> people that we love i could communities have been targeted whether the elders being assaulted or immigrants being attacked or. beloved community the vandalized wednesday in an ongoing series of roundtable discussions across california. >> attorney general rob bonta came to san jose to meet with elected and community leaders to identify concrete solutions to prevent an increasing rise in the number of people being targeted by the current epidemic of hate. that unacceptable. it's not who we are. it's not who we want to be. >> as a state as the people behind me is a group you know, community leaders and people of ethnic backgrounds and a different presentations. >> but we are all here talking about how the southern to make this a safer community for all of us bond to has established a racial justice bureau but says. >> more work needs to be done
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both in terms of intervening to prevent hate crimes and in the reporting of hate crimes. >> having trusted reporting mechanism so people can come forward knowing that what they report with respect to be the victim of hate will be taken seriously. there will be no retaliation. that action will be taken on their behalf with the attorney general indicated that reported hate crimes are up 30% in california last year. >> he was also quick to point out that more than half of hate crimes are not identified or investigated as such indicating there's plenty of work to be done. dan kerman kron 4 news. >> developing news in oakland. police say a woman was shot near the fox theater earlier this evening the woman was taken to a nearby hospital where she is listed in stable condition. no further information on any suspects or motives have been released so far. we don't know if she was targeted or not. we have learned that the concerts scheduled at the theater has
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been canceled. anyone with tickets can expect a full refund and we will continue to follow this story and update you throughout the night tonight in the north bay. the sonoma county sheriff's department served a search warrant at the home of former windsor mayor domenic poli. >> the poli resigned in june after a number of women accused him of assault. the sheriff says today the county's domestic violence and assault detectives took some items from full pulleys home but did not specify what those items were. kron four's. theresa is following up on the rachel have a full report tonight in a primetime news starting at 8 o'clock developing tonight, former raider henry ruggs has been formally charged in the deadly dui crash that killed a woman last week. brooks was supposed to beer appear in court today. but his lawyer showed up on his behalf and. >> that the judge to waive rugs appearance in the courtroom. grant lotus joins us now was the latest on that appearance. more charges for henry ruggs. that is the bottom line. we also learn more about the circumstances
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surrounding his release is out on bail. but they are watching him closely. henry ruggs legal team did not enter any pleas this morning and we are still in the early stages of this legal process. but if convicted it would mean mandatory prison time for rugs. anywhere from 2 to 50 years, perhaps more. he now faces a total of 5 counts. prosecutors added 3 additional counts since last week's initial court appearance for a felony deadly dui and reckless driving charges district attorney steve wolfson explains. >> a second felony dui charge. we believe mister rhodes, his girlfriend was substantially injured that's for the second reckless driving as well. and then the misdemeanor. prohibited person in possession of a firearm. >> ruggs is being monitored for alcohol consumption being tested several times a day while he's on house arrest. we have learned he has been compliant so far. that's
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according to the justice of the peace. susan balcombe who also reminded the defense that any missed check ins or failed tests would result in the removal of bail. ruggs is accused of driving 156 miles an hour. just seconds before we're ending 23 year-old, tina tintor. we're also hearing 911, audio from a resident living nearby describing the moments right after that fiery crash. >> 911 emergency for also 1, to 4. do you need police fire or fire, medical bad accident where they are. rainbow spring valley. south, ok. were you involved known online and i live in the house on the street. there's a lady screaming for help in us. lamborghini trapped. that i want to say that i was probably speeding or mean. i heard the incredibly at loud noises and then to create >> again that chilling 911,
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call from a neighbor after the deadly crash the victim's family did appear in court this morning, even while making final funeral arrangements. tina 10 tour will be laid to rest tomorrow. that is according to an obituary published by the funeral home. meanwhile, rugs attorneys have asked the public to withhold judgment. >> i've had multiple experiences where the facts that were presented at the outset of the case turned out not to be the facts. so that's why i keep saying, please don't prejudge let us do our work in the courtroom. >> also in a move described by the judge and the d a as unusual ruggs attorneys asked the judge to prevent the prosecution from obtaining his girlfriend's medical records. the judge said she will make a decision next month on december 8th about that. we'll have more reaction from our sports director jason dumas us
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coming up in just a bit in sports. but that girlfriend was in the vehicle with rugs there is speculation that she has a serious injury to one of her arms the victim. meanwhile, who's going to be laid to rest tomorrow. tina 10 tour was in the vehicle with her dog who also died in that crash. that's the latest for now. ken and pam, back to you. grant. thank you. our coronavirus coverage and another big story tonight the white house says nearly 1 million children ages 5 to 11 are expected to have received their first pfizer dose by the end of today. >> this comes just one week after the covid vaccine became available for this age group officials say about 20,000 vaccination sites across the country are currently providing shots for young children, including schools hospitals and community health centers. the white house has about 700,000 appointments have been made at pharmacies for the upcoming days. meantime, state health officials say that they are gearing up for a possible
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covid. 19 surge this winter force, ashley zavala explains what the governor and those state health officials say they're doing to get ready. >> the governor and the state's top health officials say they want to do everything they can to avoid what happened last winter. when hospital and icu space dwindled and covid-19 cases climbed. >> winter is coming. state leaders warning yet another potential covid-19 spike could be on the way soon visiting a va facility in los angeles wednesday. the governor pointing to rising case rates and other parts of the country and plateauing hospitalizations cases and positivity rates in california. vaccines our way through this pandemic. we are concerned about the winter. we're concerned about rising case numbers pressure on our hospitals from a number of other issues on top of covid the state's health and human services secretary doctor mark galli urging anyone who wants a booster shot at this point to get it now is the best time to consider getting that shot. and while you're there asking inquire about getting your flu shot. if you haven't already
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wednesday marks exactly 2 weeks since governor newsome received his booster shot the governor responding to speculation. he got sick from that shot. yeah, well, that's made up. i had absolutely no impact from the covid shot in the north. the original nor the booster. absolutely not. no fatigue. >> even though soreness state health officials say about 90% of adults in the state have received at least one dose of the covid-19 vaccine. now a week into making vaccines available for children, ages 5 to 11 years old. as of wednesday. more than 110,000 of them have gotten their first shot in california that just the beginning. with nearly 1.6 million shots here. >> in california available to young people. we're starting to see this pickup. and i'm really encouraged about what this means for our state. >> in preparation for that winter surge. governor newsom says he will be announcing an executive order within the coming days at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron 4 news.
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>> hoping to avoid a surge in covid infection ahead of the holidays health officials in the south bay are urging people to get the booster shot. what's more, they say some confusion over just who is eligible may be keeping some people from getting the shot kron four's. rob fladeboe has the story. pretty much everybody is eligible for a booster. >> santa clara county public health officer doctor sara cody on wednesday urging people to get the covid-19 vaccine booster. the holidays are coming. our case rates are flat to increasing. people are going to be gathering and there's a tool available widely available that we could all use to increase our safety and protection and that's a booster shot. the cdc says boosters are available to those over 65 those 18 and over with underlying conditions. >> and those who work or live in high-risk settings. but drill down and those guidelines and pretty much everyone is eligible says doctor cody underlying medical
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conditions include everything, including depression anxiety. hypertension, diabetes obesity. >> there are very few of us who don't fall into one of you know, meet one of those eligibility criteria. doctor that and that million county residents are now eligible for the vaccine so far, though, only about 20% of those eligible have received the shot. >> amid a modest but concerning uptick in new cases and hospitalizations now is the time to head off a potential holiday surge. >> and now's the time really increase everyone safety for thanksgiving and we all want to enjoy a safe for thanksgiving, particularly after last year where we didn't have a vaccine available and it was so much more difficult to have a safer gathering in san jose. rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >> coming up. this everything seems more expensive. it is inflation has hit an all-time
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high. and we're now learning just how much more you're spending on everyday items. details ahead in a live report. plus a local museum had to close until further notice because water damaged part of an exhibit. what we know about the artifacts inside. >> sunshine return today. temperatures warming up going to be even warmer headed for. we'll talk about those numbers we'll talk about those numbers coming up next. dry eye symptoms driving you crazy? inflammation might be to blame. inflammation: time for ache and burn! over the counter eye drops typically work by lubricating your eyes and may provide temporary relief. inflammation: those'll probably pass by me! xiidra works differently, targeting inflammation that can cause dry eye disease. inflammation: xiidra? no! it can provide lasting relief. xiidra is the only fda-approved non-steroid treatment specifically for the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. one drop in each eye, twice a day. don't use if you're allergic to xiidra. common side effects, include eye irritation, discomfort or blurred vision when applied to the eye, and unusual taste sensation. don't touch container tip to your eye or any surface.
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>> we continue to report on the supply line crisis and a record number of ships are still waiting to unload cargo at the ports of los angeles and long beach. according to the marine exchange, 111 container ships just off california shores waiting to unload the 2 ports remain clogged despite at around the clock schedule and looming fines for containers left on the ducks. the oakland port is not reporting any major backlog at this time. meantime, president biden visited the port of baltimore earlier today to promote the success of the bipartisan infrastructure deal. the president says the bill will help relieve the congestion in the global supply chain and help with the rising inflation rate. >> kron four's, washington correspondent anna wiernicki live for us in washington with more. dana. >> good evening. will today's stop was the first stop of the president's tour across the country to showcase the recently passed infrastructure bill. but also pitched the social spending bill that's working its way through congress.
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>> president joe biden is in baltimore wednesday to showcase how the recently passed one 0.2 trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure bill will deliver much needed economic relief to americans getting prices down. number one. >> number 2, making sure our stores are fully stocked and number 3, getting a lot of people back to work. the administration says the bill will allocate 17 billion dollars to upgrade ports struggling to keep up with the surging demands. president biden has said to us and his team used every tool that we have to deliver relief for the american people around supply chains. >> and so that's what we're doing. but the trip comes at a critical time on wednesday, the labor department reported that consumer prices in october. jumped 6.2% from last year. the largest inflation surge in more than 30 years. senate majority leader chuck schumer said in a tweet that the best way to address inflation is to pass the president's build back better
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plan. it's a direct result. of flooding the country. with money. but republicans on capitol hill say democrats policies are to blame for the rising rates. the more you expand government, the more money put in the system. the more inflation you've got to have now is not the time to do these policies. but with the holiday season just around the corner democrats say they plan to move quickly to address these issues with or without the support of republicans. >> and the house is expected to take up the build back better act when they return from recess next week and today the president said he does intend to sign the infrastructure bill on monday for now live in washington. i'm anna wiernicki. back to you. and i thank you. >> the prices of almost everything fuel food vehicles housing retail items. they're all climbing earlier kron 4 talked with an economics professor from cal state university east bay. he says he expects prices will eventually come down, but it could take a while. >> you just cannot go back to
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normal. overnight is going to take several months probably several quarters so that they can. now the supply chain, make sure that all these backlogs are taken care of. i would say probably for the better part of 2022. we're going to still see some price rises. but hopefully it might be for the end of the year. i would think that you're going to see less of an inflation. >> so far. the feds have not tried to stop or even slow down inflation because they fear that doing so could slow down job growth and hurt the overall economy. but with inflation now rising at the fastest rate in 3 decades. there are signs the feds might be willing to step in and by raising interest rates next year. >> take a look at this. the oakland museum of california has temporarily closed its special exhibit because of water damage. we're told that the damage happened from the heavy rainfall that we had last month back on october. 24th the museum says that it has never before had damage to this extent. luckily no art work nor artifacts were
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destroyed. the damage did occur in the foyer of the exhibition space and in a gallery where an upcoming exhibition was being built property restoration company is actively working on repairs to the space force. gayle ong is following up on this story. she's going to have much more coming up in our prime-time news tonight starting at 9 o'clock. meantime, we don't have any new water damage to worry about in the coming days as we check the 4 zone forecast. there's no rain scheduled in. there is a beautiful cruise ship looks like the love boat. i'm sure there's some love just what's going on here to. >> talk about the nice weather. we had today. what a nice day after that fog early on this morning. lot of sunshine temperatures, warm nicely. that trend is going to take us. i think into the next few days and probably maybe the next couple weeks as high pressure really kind of just settles in here, dark outside right now set tonight, 5. '02. so get dark very early after the time change temperatures
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outside right now. 59 degrees in san francisco to 60 right now in clear in oakland, 62 now in clear in oakland, 62 degrees. clear skies. and san in concord at 60 degrees in santa rosa, a high pressure. now starting to build in. you can sending the jet well to the north now up in the pacific northwest. they continue to get the rain. fact, they're going to get nice. atmospheric river event. that means some very heavy rainfall for them. we're on the south end of that event. that means we're going stay nice and dry and fairly sunny and warm. in fact, warmer temperatures expected to head dry out there right now tonight, not as much moisture on the ground. don't think we have to worry about much in the way of fog, maybe just a patch or 2. valleys and that is about it. but here's this big dome of high pressure sitting off the coastline. that is going to be rolling on in the jet stream going to lift as it does. that is going to target the pacific northwest with all that rain. and we're going to really dry conditions over the foreseeable future as high pressure builds in these temperatures are really going to warm up effect tomorrow
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afternoon. these numbers moving in the maybe the mid 70's in some parts of the santa clara valley clear skies expected overnight tonight we mat see a couple of patches of fog moving along the coastline by tomorrow afternoon. other than that, we're looking very nice out there. so you have are waking up mostly clear skies and then the sunshine about the middle and a great day to get out there and enjoy your lunch and by the afternoon temperatures up to the 60's and the 70's little cooler out of the coast. thank you, lawrence. new tonight at 6 after a series of delays space x has just launched its. >> latest mission to the international space station. this is video of the launch. it happened just a short time ago. the mission had been postponed several times due to weather and a minor medical issues with one of the astronauts 3 nasa astronauts and one from the european space agency will replace a crew that return to earth and landed in the gulf of mexico on monday, the new crew will stay in orbit until april of next year. and speaking of space, nasa says astronauts will not return to the moon until 2025 at the earliest.
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they had been hoping to go back in 2024 that was a deadline set by the trump administration. but nasa says congress didn't provide enough money to develop a landing system for its artemis moon program work was also stalled on the lunar lander under development by space due to a legal challenge by jeff bezos rocket company blue origin nasa's targeting of february test flight of its moon rocket with an orion capsule. >> camino a controversial statue coming down in san jose by the city council unanimously voted to have it unanimously voted to have it removed. why hide your skin if dupixent has your moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis under control? hide our skin? not us. because dupixent targets a root cause of eczema, it helps heal your skin from within, keeping you one step ahead of it. and for kids ages 6 and up, that means clearer skin, and noticeably less itch. hide my skin? not me.
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controversial statue in downtown san jose is coming down after 30 years, city council members unanimously voted to remove the thomas balance statue. that's after hearing from mexican and indigenous speakers on what represents and how they feel when they see it, they say it is a symbol of color. colonization genocide and the taking of other people's land. the city now has to decide whether the 12,000 pound statue should be melted down a move to city star. earlier we caught up with some san jose residents to get their thoughts. i mean, history has a place in our society. >> i don't know that honoring a particular statue is in public areas is probably the best thing for our country. you know, i think they should
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place for them. somewhere in the areas, but maybe not right. downtown. >> some people. well, a slave traders, for example. don't the service that you and the public. same thing for. i would extend that to a. other countries right. that have a colonial past. >> city staff say san jose cannot destroy the statute because doing so would be against federal and state laws protecting an artist's work. the estimated cost of the removal and relocation of the 12,000 pounds. 6 foot bronze statue to storage is $175,000. >> coming up next on kron 4 news at 6. another union square store. closing its stores in san francisco will tell you the reason behind the move. plus, a deadly rust movie set shooting is at the center of a new legal battle. details on the first lawsuit filed in connection with that tragedy and a teenager, a sucker punch during a basketball game players and parents crying foul. new video
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ensure complete! retailers pulling up stakes in san francisco's union square dsw designer shoe warehouse. >> closed up its post street location since the pandemic in fact, the gap agent him and others have showed their retail locations in san francisco shopping mecca. >> kron four's maureen kelly has this story.
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>> the store front of dsw is now boarded up in a bright green closed sign is taped to their front door. there were reports earlier this year that the nationwide retail chain was planning on shuttering 65 stores over the next 4 years. citing more shoppers opting to shop online instead of in stores. it's just one of other major retailers closing up big brick and mortar locations around union square. now for lease signs can be seen where smartly dressed mannequins used to be at least one retailer is taking advantage of the extra square footage available guns opened up their holiday shop inside what used to be a brooks brothers that shuttered last year. >> well, last year we had a much smaller version in our of flagship store. and with all the open space in downtown. and right next door to our main store. we felt that having a bigger space to present our legendary holiday% shopping, giving people a bit more room to spread out was the right thing to do for this holiday season.

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