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with his mom on. i 8.80 in oakland happened on saturday. >> now the oakland chinatown chamber of commerce's offering a reward. police say that they believe that the reward money could help but to locate the shooters. going to take more than that. >> i think it's a collective effort. i don't think money along as they beat you. we need people to feel remorseful for this family. we need people to feel empathy for what happened and we need people to think about what if this was a child of yours. what if this was a relative of yours. would you want people to bring that same information forward so that the people responsible could be held accountable. i think they would. >> a go fund me page has been set up to provide financial help to the victims. family so far over $200,000 has been collected. in the wake of the jasper. wu shooting surveillance cameras are now being considered on oakland freeways. the police chief says he supports the idea. however, it would likely take additional support from city leaders. >> to help get that ball rolling crowd forces june. has
that power of our coverage. >> i would definitely welcome freeway cameras of oakland. think any addition of technology would be helpful. it helps us solve these investigations. >> oakland police chief leronne armstrong is full throat, its support for installing surveillance cameras on oakland stretches of the 5.80, in 8.80, freeways comes in the wake of the deadly shooting of 23 month-old jasper wu no suspects have been identified nor as may and no cameras at this time on the freeway. chief armstrong would like to see that change be helpful for solving these investigations and it would have helped in this crime as well. >> there are surveillance cameras in place in the contra costa county freeway safety network. >> which is the result of a joint collaboration that includes caltrans, the contra costa county da's office and cities impacted by freeway shooting several years ago along interstate 80 and highway for similar coalition would likely be needed in
oakland city council member saying 1000 kron 4 a statement that reads in part, quote, this isn't something the city has jurisdiction over. but i open to hearing more of what the chief has to say. what i am focused is getting illegal guns off our streets and quote so i am. >> fully behind the call to get more surveillance technology out there. however, city council member laura taylor says he supports the idea as long as privacy rights are protected. >> and also concerns relative to over region overviews of. >> the information that the city of oakland privacy advisory commission would also be involved in any decision to install surveillance cameras in oakland has it made you cry on for oakland police are investigating yet another shooting. a man is in critical condition after being shot yesterday in east oakland police say the shooting. >> happened shortly before for the afternoon on 76th avenue near macarthur boulevard.
anyone with information here is asked to call the oakland police department. now on to another big story this evening. a woman in pittsburgh is in custody after stealing an suv with a one year-old girl sitting inside and the abduction prompted an amber alert. the baby was found safe in the abandoned suv. and that happened to a few hours later, police tracked down the suspects as well. crowd for sleep to call shows us what happened. >> a father seen frantically running after his stolen truck in pittsburgh with his one year-old girl inside in a split second, the suspect behind the wheel thursday night. 24 year-old natalie, iowa. >> was gone. i just seen the truck speed by the dad just screaming trying to get hold of the track, the abduction and death set off an amber alert issued by the california highway patrol. ulysses agi is a technician at all in one auto body on bliss avenue. the
shop's surveillance camera captured what happened? pittsburgh police say that lee iowa asked the dad and another man for a cigarette while his truck was idling. both said no. >> that's one of the years jumped into the getting from the video a couple steps away from the truck. the lady >> took off how she wasn't really thinking. police say the abandoned truck was found near army street in pittsburgh. nearly 2 hours after the abduction, a neighbor alerted the woman that someone was blocking her driveway 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 and this is crazy. this is crazy. >> this is iowa was eventually arrested in town just after midnight and booked for kidnapping and vehicle theft. her bail set at $100,000 in pittsburgh. phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> meanwhile, police in
concord are working on a very similar case a 4 month-old baby was in a vehicle last night around 10 o'clock with somebody jumped in and took off. but the baby still inside. you see the baby again, just 4 months old video shows that emotional reunion between mother and child after police found the vehicle abandoned with the baby inside police are still searching for that suspect. >> there was a similar incident in auburn yesterday involving a 7 year-old police sayethe parents were dropping their other child off at day care when 2 women jumped in the car and they took off with there may be inside the woman then led police on a chase before crashing into a utility pole. fortunately the baby was not injured. one woman was arrested immediately after the crash. but the other woman took off running. it took police about 30 minutes to track her down and arrest her. >> today. we continue to follow that crash that killed an elementary school educator in san francisco. police say a
driver 70 year-old susan vetter rucci drove through a red light at the intersection of union and franklin streets just before 8 o'clock in the morning wednesday. she was headed west on union. this caused a multi vehicle crash that ended up killing the educator 30 year-old andrew zemin who was walking according to investigators, impairment does not appear to be a factor, richie has been arrested. she was arrested on the scene charged with vehicular manslaughter running a red light. this morning. grief counselors were at sherman elementary school as students returned after the veterans day holiday. >> he was really funny. was the giants schemes. and would always take care of all of the kids and talk to them. >> was not only an educator at sherman elementary. he attended when he was a child. although police have made an arrest. they continue to
request a witness reports it is an open investigation. if you do have any info, you're asked to call san francisco police. >> the threat of a 5th wave of coronavirus is prompting california health officials to push for covid-19 booster shots for all adults, including those outside of the current federal guidelines, the director of the california department of health, a doctor thomas r gone sent out this memo yesterday. it instructs a medical offices and pharmacies across the state not to turn away anyone who is requesting a booster shot so long as they meet certain criteria. they have to be over the age of 18 and they can only get the booster. it has been 6 months since their second pfizer or moderna shot or if it has been at least 2 months since their johnson and johnson jab that if you think you will benefit from getting a booster shot. i encourage you. >> to go out and get supplies available. the announcement comes as southern california sees a slight increase in
covid-19 hospitalizations. >> and cases nationwide are also seeing a spike. >> all right. weather time as we take a live look outside on y. little bit of a back up there at the bay bridge toll plaza and hey, happy birthday to the bay bridge 85 years ago. wow. 85 years ago today, it open to the public in. it's been doing heavy lifting ever sets. lovely on starting show the golden gate bridge over show in the bay bridge out there. but here's there's the golden gate bridge looking beautiful as well. and look at that, you can see just a couple of clouds over the headlines. otherwise clear skies and what a gorgeous day again today. >> lots of sunshine temperatures running a little bit above the average beautiful glorious evening out there. 70 and fremont right now to 70 in san mateo. a little cooler coast side. but many of these temperatures still very comfortable go for a walk outside right now this evening. 68 in berkeley still 71 in st. look at cloverdale
all the way to 75 degrees right now on this fall day, things are changing. we've a cold front that's moving to the north. now it's starting to flatten out that ridge just a little bit. but not that ridge is going to build right back in. and that is going to bring more that rain up in pacific northwest syria. all these areas shaded in red. those are many of the rivers. they're actually seeing some flooding up there from all the rain they've seen over the past few days. now catch a little bit of a break but not much more rain is headed their way. on the other hand, for us. yeah, mostly clear skies dry conditions gentle sea breeze out there right now. we're getting ready for a spectacular weekend. just how warm it will be in your neighborhood. coming up next. thank you, laura. its former raiders coach jon gruden is suing the nfl and commissioner roger goodell accusing them. >> of using a quote, malicious an orchestrated campaign to destroy his career. the lawsuit claims the league and goodell selectively leaked gruden's e-mails to the wall street journal and new york times to, quote, force him out of his job. the e-mails in
question were sent by gruden to former washington football team executive bruce allen from 2011 to 2018. the e-mails included racist misogynistic and homophobic comments because of the fallout related to the e-mails. gruden resigned as coach of the raiders apologize for his past remarks. the nfl cause gruden's allegations meritless. and after losing longtime face of the franchise buster posey to retirement. the giants are gaining a little bit of stability in the dugout. the team announced today that manager gabe kepler has signed a 2 year extension which will keep him around through the 2024 season. kepler took over the team before the pandemic shortened 2020 season. and in his first full year as manager. boy, what a job kaplan let san francisco to the national league west title and the team's best regular season with a 107 win season. quite a
accomplished. indeed. coming up. finally free. a judge dissolves britney spears. >> conservatorship after a lengthy legal battle what this now means for the pop star. >> and in some money news, why inflation may be something of a good thing when tax season rolls around. (background talking and laughing) ♪ ♪ (child) ...some people just go there immediately... at kaiser permanente, your entire care team is connected. so even a routine appointment can save your life. i am so glad you did this mammogram, so we can detect it early. everything looks great with your eyes, and i see you're due for a mammogram. should we schedule it? oh yeah that'd be great. a leader in the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.
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shooter. the incident happened at buchanan and hate streets around 9 15 at night back on october 23rd. but again. first it just died. police say a car crashed into a pole. the victim was inside suffering from a gunshot wound. police are conducting a homicide investigation as the victim just died again this week. anybody with information is asked to call san francisco police said this is just one of several recent shootings that have happened in the haight ashbury neighborhood. >> the south bay. now this santa clara county da's office is ruling. the 2008 death of a san jose student san jose state student suicide gregory johnson was found dead inside the sigma chi fraternity house located off campus at the time. investigators concluded johnson had taken his own life. but last november johnson's family and nearly 100 activists and supporters called for reinvestigation into his death. today's announcement is result of a joint investigation by the santa clara county d a and the
county medical examiner. >> in mountain view a 15 year-old has been cited in connection with bomb threats made against local schools. investigators say on october 1st los altos police responded to reports of a bomb threat at los altos high school on october 5th mountain view police responded to reports on a threat against saint francis high school that same day, a 3rd bomb threat was called into presentation high school in san jose. police say a teenager was connected to all 3 incidents due to his age. they're not giving out his name and the school he a tense in the north bay. 2 women were arrested on charges of shooting a 17 year-old boy as well as robbery and prostitution. >> the victim told sandra fell police that he was in the area of medway road belvedere street around 02:20am in the morning on tuesday. he and 2 women were inside a car when they got into an argument, one woman police say shot him in the leg. the victim was able
to escape and call police the following night antioch police say that they located the 2 suspects, both are from sacramento. they are now booked into red county jail. >> the port of oakland continues to see congestion. it's an issue that is obviously causing delays and products getting to store so clean sport director says it is a complicated situation that will take a complex solution to fix. he also says another primary issue is that americans buying habits have changed. >> in just a walk through some of the warehouses at the port of oakland. you see that the supplies, the that's a popular these days is up. gyms appliances, home furniture. all those things that people ordered online and the to make themselves look comfortable at home and those things that you see a surge of orders going to the cargo right now. so it indeed is a side of pandemic. but we suspect, however, this is a trend that's not going to
stop. in other words, the buying habits of americans have changed. >> the port director adds that president biden's infrastructure bill. we'll help fix some of the issues and, you know, get that back up east. but he adds that will take time in the meantime, he recommends for the holiday season by early and perhaps by local to make sure the gifts are taken care off. >> vice president kamala harris acknowledged today that soaring inflation is a source of stress and eat more expensive. she was asked for her thoughts on how the administration will tackle the problem and. >> kron four's catherine heenan is here now with details on that catherine. yeah, the vice president is claiming that president biden's nearly. >> 2 trillion dollars, social spending bill. we'll fix the inflation problem. inflation is accelerating faster than it has and 30 years, including higher prices for things like groceries and gas way beyond
expectations. harris called it a big deal and reporters asked her how the administration will prevent the giant price tag on the president's build back better. bill from making things even worse. >> it is designed to make it less expensive for working people to live. it was specifically designed to bring down the costs of child care and increase accessibility and availability. designed to bring down the cost of elder care. and make it available to all those working families that need that support and need that help. build back better. is not going to cost anything. we're paying for it. >> not everybody buys the argument the bill won't cost anything. the president and the vice president argue that enhanced irs enforcement and new taxes on business and the wealthy will cover that
skeptics. however include centrist democratic senator joe mansion whose vote is needed to pass this bill and an evenly divided senate vicki and grant. >> thank you, catherine. all right. it's friday. we're taking a live look outside san francisco's embarcadero chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us 8 years to the weekend. you stick around here, maybe hit the road. a little road trip. i think you do a little bit of both right around the bay area. head up to tahoe. maybe southern california. we've got you covered your get away forecast. if you're headed out of town, you're going to see some great weather ahead to watch out for some of that to fog in the central valley. it is looking nice and clear at sfo right now. no delays reported there or any other ports locally as well. the monterey bay, that should be another gorgeous place to visit tomorrow about 60 degrees in carmel, 61 in monterey, 71 inslee. this maybe 75 in carmel valley. if you had a southern california expects warm weather upper 80's in anaheim in pasadena, los angeles checking in about
86 degrees and the high country. the roadways are open and clear. they are looking good up there. almost spring-like conditions. if you're headed up the slopes do plan on some spring-like skiing conditions, too, as things are going start to melt in the afternoon. well, it looks like overnight tonight. we're going to keep those skies mostly clear. there will be a couple of patches. the coastal fog tomorrow, mostly sunny and warm again, very, very similar to what we had today on sunday will notice some changes. partly cloudy skies and still warm temperatures for most of the bay area. but this big dome of high pressure. it's going to stick around. in fact, i think is going to build back in after that front passes, the east that ridge is going to start to start been that means we've got some warm weather for the weekend and you see the arrows here. see what they do. they start to get more of a northerly condition. that's more of that offshore flow and that means usually get some very nice warm temperatures around the bay area at this time of year and that could be the case for tomorrow and sunday 2 numbers look like this tomorrow. plan about 75 degrees in lemore. maybe 76 in fremont, 75 degrees of mill valley next couple days. we're
protest of the golden gate actually see the seen here. this is where the crash was said. according to reports are maureen kelly says this happened as officers were trying to keep these demonstrators off the golden gate bridge. the actual lanes of traffic. you can see the collision unfolding in this video from the golden gate bridge traffic camera happening is a crowd of a few 100 people. >> protesting covid-19 vaccine mandates on the east side of the toll plaza was starting to boil over during the evening commute. thursday, there were threats to take over in the traffic lanes. officers we teach bridge closed down. the number 3 lane station officers and other individuals there to prevent them from actually getting into the and it was at that moment that a ford escape collided with a street sweeper. both heading northbound. >> exactly. why is still under investigation are still trying to figure out last one went, right or what exactly happened. regardless, the 2 vehicles collided.
>> went off to the right and struck a golden gate bridge. but for truck, there were 5 individuals to seize the officers and 3 bridge personnel stand on the other side of that truck. so the commission went into them. it forced the truck into those 5 individuals. >> the 2 chp officers and one of the golden gate bridge workers were transported to a local hospital for treatment but are now back home and recovering. the 2 other golden gate bridge workers were treated and released at the scene. officer andrew barclay with marine chp says the drivers involved in the accident just happen to be driving by and are not connected to the unsanctioned protest that took place on the bridge, totally unrelated not just. >> on their way home or kelly kron 4 news. >> still to come, more than 4 million americans quit their job since september. the reasons some of them are giving for doing so. plus, check your bank account. check your mailboxes were california
stimulus checks. we're going out and britney spears late the legal battle coming to an end. brittany is free as the judge agrees to dissolve the nearly 14 here conservatorship a local attorney will be joining us live to explain what it means for the pop star's life moving ♪cough cough ♪ ♪ sneeze sneeze ♪ [ sneezing ] needs... ♪ plop plop fizz fizz ♪ [ loud fizzing ] alka seltzer plus cold relief. dissolves quickly... [ loud fizzing ] instantly ready to start working. so you can bounce back fast with alka-seltzer plus. now available for fast sinus relief. i see you found the snacks. mmm, delicious! i need this recipe. everyone thinks i made them, but it's actually d-con. what was that? judy? d-con. mice love it to death.
>> a judge in los angeles today just ended the conservatorship that has controlled britney spears life than money for almost 14 years now the ruling marks an end of what spear says described as a quote, demoralizing and traumatizing chapter of her life. yeah. her attorney had said in a court filing last month that his client wanted to win the conservatorship immediately. >> and the singer's father, jamie spears also agreed to step down as her financial advisor jamie spears first saw a conservatorship for his daughter in 2008 as the pop star underwent a series of public mental health struggles fueled in part by heavy media coverage. joining right now is attorney graham doubt. he's with bar and young attorneys in greetings. welcome. it was certainly britney is relieved. her fans are thrilled, but in a practical sense. what does it mean for her. exactly. >> well, i think right