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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news at 4. >> well, good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news here on this friday. november 12, i'm reyna harvey. hopefully you got a great night's rest because you need some energy for the next few days for the weekend. well, john sabol actually has the morning off. and we're joined again this morning with rebecca struck in for john, how are you feeling this morning. a little more maybe last night. you know, night before. yeah. the bodies adjusting hours, right. getting up really early. >> yeah. we're definitely seeing a really nice start to
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your morning. if you liked yesterday, it's going to be very similar for your afternoon getting into the 70's and a whole lot of sunshine for everybody. so a great way to end your work week. a great way to kick off the weekend. so outside right now we're seeing a mostly clear skies. a certain speed camera overlooking the bay area and you can see a pretty clear shot all the way across the bay into san francisco. so a nice start to your morning. it is a bit chilly outside, of course. so you want to make sure is you leave your home this morning. you do have the jackets, the sweaters on in some spots were in the 40's mostly there is a 60 degree mark, but it is going to be a little bit chillier than what we felt early yesterday morning 53 in oakland right now. 58 in san francisco. a chilly 47 right now. if you're waking up with us in santa rosa, a satellite imagery showing us that. oh, yes, that high pressure that i was talking about yesterday is going to continue today. it's going to continue to build around the bay area actually through the weekend. and
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that's what's bringing us all these above average temperatures and whole lot of sunshine to enjoy around the bay area futurecast for showing us because of that high-pressure system. there's no rain in the forecast here in the bay area. all of that is going to remain to the far north of us. you can it going through parts of vancouver as well. so you'll see it's a throughout oregon washington. and of course, parts of canada will be hitting all of that rainfall while it's going to stay nice and dry around the bay area. we're going to see a little bit of a breeze in the air throughout the entire day today and then common some spots. so no real big wind gusts at all. it is going to keep just a little bit more pleasant as we get into those 70's this afternoon. and speaking of the highs this afternoon will have all those details coming up a little bit later rein it back to you. rebecca, thanks for that. well, looks like as of right now. not seeing any major hot spot. >> looks like. unfortunately, we have one overnight a fatality out in vacaville that was 5. '05, southbound north of midway road lanes were
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closed. they are open at this hour. and unfortunately that was a fatality overnight, as you're traveling from the east bay into the city a little under 2 minutes for your drive time. there. let's head over and get a look at the san mateo bridge heading across towards the peninsula a little under 13 for your drive. the richmond sandra fell commute as you head out of richmond. a little under 9 and the golden gate bridge about 20 minutes traveling into the city. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up. but for now, let's get back to some of our top stories of the morning. 5 people were hurt after being hit by a car during an anti vaccination mandate protests on the golden gate bridge. well, a car smashed into a street sweeper. look at that. 2 of the victims or hit more police officers. they were taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. the 3 other victims were golden gate bridge district employees. they suffered only injuries. the protest began at the golden gate bridge. welcome center. and at one point protesters tried to cross the bridge. but
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authorities were able to keep them from doing so. hundreds of people attended the protest calling the mandate government overreach. >> i feel it's a medical choice and a health to decide if you want to have a something injected into your body. we should be able to make our own choices that are right for. >> for our bodies, for our families, for children. that is the essential part of being in this country of being an american and no one should be forced to have a medical treatment that they do not want. >> and as you saw the is open at this hour. fire officials in britain would say one man has died there and another was injured in an apartment fire, a dog. sadly was also killed a fire broke out about one 30 yesterday afternoon in a single story apartment building on nancy street fire crews found the 2 men and that dog inside one of the men was revived at the scene and taken to a hospital. the other man of the dog did not survive. it's still not clear yet what
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started that fire. well, maybe you saw this amber alert on your phone, a father and his child are reunited after a terrifying experience overnight. police say a woman jumped into the father's car and drove away with his one year-old daughter after she was denied a cigarette. the baby's father was outside of his car at the time. it left the engine running. an amber alert was issued and police found the car with the baby safely inside in this parking lot and pittsburgh just after about 7.30 neighbors say they knew something was wrong when they her crime. >> the neighbor had called me and i called her back. she told me that it was weird. they pulled up and the pilots blocking here. they were blocking the driveway and was just sitting here and they said it was weird because they heard the baby screaming crying, screaming crying and then they looked in their last. the life of a missing near the door was open and they got the baby. is is scares me because i asked.
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>> i mean, question one had to pick up the challenge. this is crazy. this is crazy. this is insane. >> now the suspected car thief is described as a woman, a she's white in her 30's with a face tattoo. she's not yet been found. san jose. police have arrested a man who's accused of committing crimes while he was acting as a spiritual healer. 42 year-old georgian of our day is accused of crimes, including the rape of a child under the age of 15. police say it happened between october 2020 and august of this year. it's still unclear whether or not was serving as a spiritual leader, a spiritual healer where he was serving as a spiritual healer at. well, san francisco community is in mourning after a teacher died while walking to school on wednesday morning. a car hit 30 year-old andrey zemin, andrew zoom in by sherman elementary school near franklin in union in the cow
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hollow neighborhood. a family members say they're in shock still, his cousin told kron 4 news that they don't understand how this could have happened. his death marks. now the 12 pedestrian death on the streets of san francisco this year alone. we have the tools in our tool box to redesign our streets. so cars can drive and that we are prioritizing our most vulnerable in our streets. >> the principal of sherman elementary said zemin was patient leaves kind a positive role model. some neighbors were out on the corner where it happened, trying to get drivers to slow down. well, 2 mayoral candidates in oakland are talking about their plans to address the city's major crime problems, gun violence being among the top issues. this year. kron four's has a dune spoke to both candidates about how they plan to stop it. >> in terms of your campaign platform. where does public
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safety rank in terms of priorities. well, as one of my very top priorities absolutely. public safety is at the top of the list. >> these year to date numbers show that so far in 2021 the city of oakland has experienced 119 homicides compared to 109 people killed by this time last year. related assaults are up 33% with that as a backdrop. i as the 2 oakland mayoral candidates city council members saying tao and lauren taylor. >> as mayor of oakland. what will you do to bring a stop to gun violence in the city. >> it is important that we have a law enforcement presence to hold the line while we are also investing to address the root causes that lead to the public safety challenges. we face. you know, i have fought for better public safety. >> we fought for historic investments in violence. prevention is always important that if we can prevent this from happening before it
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happens. that is what we should do. we have to make sure that we've got public safety response. >> at the level to provide the safety and security for our residents. we have to investing root causes and we can do both at the same time. i also propose. >> and pass a new public safety policy that will improve our recruitment and retention of open officers. we know that we have a retention issue here in the city of oakland. >> resources. the number one issue that exist in terms of not having the resources both for response but also for deterrence and prevention because as we saw a 23 month old baby. >> was caught in a crossfire on the freeway with his family. that is unconscionable. that is disgusting. we must do something about this gun violence, this gun epidemic. it's going to take more than just one person or one city. we need to pull people together. >> all of those involved in
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impacted with gun violence and as mayor, i can pull. all parts of our community together has a kron 4 news. >> now to national news. a texas college student who suffered a brain injury from the astroworld festival chaos in houston has sadly passed away. 22 year-old. we're all t shahani passed away late thursday night becoming the 9th casualty of the concert disaster. 8 other people died last friday. night and hundreds more were injured at the travis scott concert. the victims also include a 9 year-old boy who still remains in a medically induced coma. you're looking on your screen. a criminal investigation is underway as protocols during the festival are still being questioned. well family and friends gathered in las vegas to remember tina to tour the 23 year-old killed in that crash involving former raiders player henry ruggs, the 3rd police say ruggs was intoxicated and driving a 127
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miles an hour when he hit 10 tour, causing her car to burst into flames, killing her and her dog. ruggs has been formally charged with 4 felony counts of dui and reckless driving his family says they're grateful for the outpouring of love and support they receive from the community fundraise in her honor has raised more than a $100,000. well, the raiders release russian the team just hours after the crash. he's posted bail and is on house arrest. the defense has rested its case in the murder trial of kyle rittenhouse 18 year-old shot and killed 2 men wounded. a 3rd using an ar 15 style rifle. the shooting happened last year during a protest against police in kenosha, wisconsin. rittenhouse as he shot them in self-defense, closing arguments are expected to begin on monday. well, a defense attorney for one of the 3 men on trial for the killing of a bought auberry try to have the judge limit
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the number of black pastors in the courtroom. take a listen. >> obviously there's only so many pastors 2nd half and the fact that passes al sharpton right now that's fine. but then that's it. more black package coming here for other jesse jackson, whoever was in was here earlier this week saying with the victim's family trying to influence a jury in this case. and i'm not saying the state is even aware that mister sharpton was in the courtroom. i certainly wasn't aware of it until last night. i think the poor can understand my concern about bringing people in who really don't have ties to this case other than political interest. >> he said also he was concerned the presence of black pastors could be an attempt to intimidate the jury. the judge said he was not making any blanket ruling about that. and it's in the courtroom. well, father and son greg and travis mcmichael and their neighbor. william roddie, bryan are charged with murder in february. the 2020
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killing of ahmaud arbury defense attorneys say travis mcmichael fired. in self dissents. coming up on the kron 4 morning news governor gavin newsome announces a new commitment. >> to reduce fossil fuels in california. why some say more still needs to be done to address climate change. and the white house is shifting their focus on helping vetera s who have been exposed to burn pits what they plan to do to help. we'll have that and more when we get back from break.
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kron 4 morning news it time for you. now. 04:15am. >> on this friday. we made it made back only into another great weekend. hopefully get some rest as we need that energy to get out and enjoy whatever we plan for the next couple of days and you're handling the weather over there. what can we expect next couple of days rebecca will get outside if you can, because the temperatures are going to be really nice, very similar to what we saw yesterday. >> and a lot of sunshine. so take advantage of it because of course, this is above average for this time of year and then things are going to start to get back to normal. we'll take the sunshine and the definitely a head outdoors make some plans to be can over the weekend outside right now we're seeing a mostly clear skies. some patchy fog in some areas. but a nice clear shot of quite tower right here in downtown san francisco right now. all lit up there for you.
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but a mostly visibility pretty good across the bay area. we're seeing some patchy fog. for summer interior valleys. and then of course, for some or coastal areas like getting through parts of san francisco. you'll see an throughout half moon bay today as well. but then by lunchtime, though, most of the bay area should be nice and clear and are a whole lot of sunshine and the temperatures outside right now, of course, a little bit on the chilly side, 50's and the couple of 60's on the board. but even those 40's, though, those are the ones we're trying to get out of right now because those are so chilly, especially livermore now at 48 degrees dublin. you're currently at 46 a fairfield 48 degrees and then nevada 48 saint you're currently in the upper 40's as well. those things will it's all thanks to high pressure that we're going to see continuing to build around the bay area bringing us of those warmer conditions and a whole lot of sunshine to enjoy. these are going to the highs today. now, you might be a degree or 2 actually warmer than what we saw yesterday in
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your neighborhood san francisco downtown. you'll be at a high of 70 today. 74 in hayward. that's a few degrees warmer than what we saw yesterday. 74 expected in fremont, redwood city. you'll be at a high of 7576 expected in downtown san jose. and then you're north bay zone. a 69 in mill valley. we're expecting 74 degrees under sunny conditions in the nevada area looking ahead into your weekend just beautiful. that's we're expecting all the way through sunday clouds are going to start returning on sunday, but otherwise it's going to be a really nice weekend trying to get out of the house and spend some time outside around the bay temperatures are going to be in the upper 60's to low 70's and of course at the coast, those 60's are going turn once again and then next week, though, things are going to back to normal and change just a bit. i'll have that coming up in my seven-day around the bay forecast. reena, back to you. thank you for that, rebecca. all right. we're getting a look at our traffic this morning. >> no major did say sadly, we had an overnight fatality.
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>> along 5. '05, southbound north of midway road in vacaville. all lanes this morning are open in that area, though, heading from the east bay into the city a little under 2 minutes for your drive time. no major delays along 5, 1880, as you're traveling through richmond, san pablo every hill and berkeley san mateo bridge across towards the peninsula. little under 13 minutes as you're heading across the richmond center fell commute traveling at a richmond. you can make that drive and a little under 10 minutes and we'll leave you with a look at the golden gate bridge this morning about 20 minutes traveling into the city. the biden administration is taking action for veterans who may have been exposed to toxic burn pits while serving our country overseas jessi tenure is live in washington with that story. good morning, jesse. >> yeah. good morning to you as well. these open air burn pits were very common at military bases during the iraq and afghanistan wars. the current va policies make it difficult to qualify for care.
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>> president biden marked his first veterans day in office with a promise to those who have served the country are administration is going to beat the sacred obligation that we owe you. the president announced new support for veterans who may have been exposed to toxic burn pits while serving overseas to make sure our veterans don't have to wait to get the care they need. the va will set up a call center and a network of specialized providers to help make it easier for veterans to prove toxic exposure caused their health problems and get faster treatment. our nation makes them a simple promise. if you take care of us will take care of you. if you fight for us will fight for you. if you service, we'll serve you when you come home. va secretary denis mcdonough will also oversee a 90 day review to determine if certain conditions like rare cancers are service related. those words live on. and their minds and their bodies. and scars visible an invisible on
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capitol hill. lawmakers have been working on legislation to help more veterans exposed to toxic burn pits and those who served said they will continue to fight alongside them, take action and make your voice heard on issues. we continue to face. and president biden is also asking congress to extend the time. veterans have to submit their service related claims. >> live in washington. i'm jessi tenure. thank you for that report this morning. jesse. coming up next on the kron 4 morning news shoppers are outraged by the price increases for groceries. >> what they're saying about the approaching holiday that once we get back. for your
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money this morning. play shun is driving up prices for just about everything. and a big cause of that is the bat log at shipping ports that could take months to resolve con forcefully to goss, shoppers who admit they're struggling. >> with thanksgiving. 2 weeks away. judy burmeister stopped by safeway on clayton road in concord to get a leg up on preparing for the holiday meal and the trip turned into a costly visit frying a turkey just a very small 10 pound. turkey was 20 to 90. >> so i i can't believe it. in fact, she did a double take. i said, are you sure you did that, right. i made go through it again because i couldn't
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believe the price. so, yes, it has doubled it has doubled and our paychecks have not double and good luck making breakfast. bacon prices are up 20% this year. eggs are 12% more expensive inflation and the struggle grocers and their suppliers are experiencing trying to keep shelves stocked are contributing factors actually just fried our last bacon this morning from what we purchase. so i don't know what the prices on the next purchase, although some shoppers say they feel like they're being gouged. ultimately they'll make the purchase if they need the item. >> rather than spending extra time looking for a bargain. i used to do that with my father in law. and it drove me crazy because we had to go to a lot of stores in one day. >> and so now i just go the first or you can and get what they need. shoppers seem to have better luck finding deals at the food. max down the street deals that were mostly off brand if they were not already sold out everything to me is doubled and economists say shoppers should expect
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prices to rise well into next year. >> in concord phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> still ahead on the kron 00:00am morning news, a bay area woman able to make it to the hospital to give labor how her delivery room ended up being a lot more natural.
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well, welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. i'm reyna harvey. the time for you now. 04:28am approaching for 29 here on this we've got perfect conditions out there on your roadways. that's the good news in a silver lining. rebecca strom is in for john stable this morning to tell us how the skies are though, the skies. do it. well, we're mostly clear right now. so it's dark and early, of course. but mostly clear skies around the bay area. little bit of patchy fog for summer coastal spots. but other than that. >> it is nice and clear a few and dry. so, yes, the roadways should be nice for you as you get into work this morning. it is going to start off a little bit chilly. but hey, it's a nice shot of the golden gate bridge right now as we take a live look outside. you can see the deck just find the towers. no fog in sight. the of these temperatures on the chilly side, 40's and mostly 50's 57 in berkeley right now. downtown oakland, you're currently at 53 and right here in san francisco. 57 the north
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out of the house and of course turn on those car heaters futurecast for showing us of the bay area's going to be dry. there's no rain in the forecast for the next couple of days. the low pressure system is going to steer clear the bay area and keep all the wet weather to the far north of us and leave us with high pressure that we've been talking about continuing to build around the bay area and bringing us these temperatures different for this time of year. well above average 70 degrees expected for the high in san francisco today. a little bit clouds that we're expecting later in the afternoon into the evening hours. but mostly sunny skies. 72 expected in oakland this afternoon and then a little bit warmer in san jose yesterday. it's 76 degrees. so take advantage of it, trying to get outside. how long will these temperatures last. i will have all those answers coming up. reyna back at thanks for that are right on this friday morning. traffic is pretty we unfortunately, sally had an overnight fatality. >> and vacaville along 5. '05, southbound north of midway road. but alne

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