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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at i think that we have to put the safety of our community at the forefront of everything we do. >> now at 9 oakland police chief leronne armstrong saying the safety of the community is his top priority as gun violence continues to plague the streets of oakland. good evening, everybody. thank you for being with us tonight on kron 4 news at 9 o'clock. i'm grant lotus and i'm vicki oakland. police say that the city's homicides have already passed last year's record of 101 opd says that they are investigating a 120 homicides right now. the department also reported 45 shootings, 45 robberies in just the past
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week alone has recovered more than 1000 guns this year. earlier this month, a gun battle and 80 took the life of 23 month-old jasper wu now as his family plans funeral arrangements for jasper. the hunt for his killer continues. no arrests have been made in that case. police are also investigating 2 shootings that took place along oakland's lakeshore avenue on the edge of lake merritt in less than a week. one woman died after being shot while sitting in a car last week on thursday. but the latest shooting happened over the weekend. just a block away from the previous shooting. our for talks one-on-one with police chief leronne armstrong about what can be done to in some way, you know, to stop this violence at least slow it down jonathan mccall is here tonight with details you spoke with the chief one-on-one. obviously this is a life shattering for these families. sue who are broken. but for the chief, he also, you know,
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shoulders, a lot of of the pain here. yes, right. you getting a chance to talk to him. he grew up in oakland. so for him, all of this is very personal. not only are his officers dealing with. >> trying to solve these homicides. also 500 shootings alone that the worst that they also have to investigate as well. chief leronne armstrong says there are plenty of factors when it comes to triggering this violence. repeat violent offenders on the streets. but more importantly, he says he needs people in order to help people not only officers to help respond to the calls in to possibly prevent the violence he says he also needs more folks to speak up about what they know. >> 2021 has been a violent year on oakland's streets. the city has seen 120 murders in 550 shooting so far. the first thing i think about is that is not just the number right that it really represents so many families that have been impacted by violence. the violence hasn't been limited to just the streets. it's also plagued packed freeways back in may. 2 teens were killed
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when someone fired into a party bus on i 5.80 earlier this month. 23 month-old jasper wu was killed on. i 80. >> when a stray bullet hit the car. he was riding in a lot of the gang in group violence finds itself on the freeway when the shootings happened. and have some connection to oakland games or local bay area games. armstrong says there are common factors when it comes to the violence that we see grouping game violence really be in. >> the driver of violence in the city of oakland that we've seen conflicts conflicts that have gotten out of control in our city along with repeat offenders on the streets. justice system to work in a way to help people accountable for committing violence in the city of oakland and not sending people right back on the streets solving the crimes he says has also been a challenge. the department right now boasting just a 35% homicide clearance rate. it means many of these cases aren't getting solved. that number one of the lowest in all of america. in 2000, 19
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it. 72 homicides are clearance. rate was around 50% says that you have homicide but a small group of officers investigating makes it challenging for them actually dedicate the time needed. >> to solve these crimes. >> despite personal and passionate pleas. mark armstrong says he needs more people in order to help people not just officers on the streets to respond to and to prevent crime, he says he also needs more people to speak up on what they know. >> that you need police that can prevent crime, not just respond to crime. that's important that people not not victims of crime but also people don't fear that they'll be a victim of crime. >> so another high-profile case that the department is currently investigating. that is the shooting of former opd captain ersie joyner. we'll learn. joyner is recovering and of the hospital. but the case still remains open. police say like so many of these cases, no arrests have been made and as for more help, we did learn that there is some news on the way. 39 cadets have now join the
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force. they are going through academy training right now. hopefully ready to hit the streets in the coming months, comang months would be good better for all right. thank you, jonathan. >> it has been one week since 30 year-old andrew zieman tragically lost his life after being struck by a car while crossing the street at franklin and a union streets in san francisco. it happened just a few feet away from the school that he taught had sherman elementary and where he attended as a child. tonight. students staff and family community members. everybody getting together for a vigil to honor his life. kron four's taylor bisacky was there. she joins us now live from the city with more on that taylor. >> grant. vicki, as you can imagine, a lot of sadness and heaviness tonight, but also in the classroom since mister andrew as the students called him, never returned to the school tonight. students and
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staff. they held a vigil for him and share their favorite memories all making it very clear that he was a huge beam of light not only for these kids but also this community, >> he was throw he was very nice teacher. i for a long time. i don't want anybody else to year for that work in the school was that in this school students remembering one of their favorite sherman elementary school educators and jews eman. he was the best teacher. i wish to have to have said by even died a week ago in san francisco while he was crossing the road after 2 cars collided on franklin street. >> and then slammed into him just feet away from the school. he taught at on wednesday. the school and community organizations held a vigil in his memory. he had very longstanding relationships here. >> and the kids know him as mister andrews. he was always calm patient kind. and just
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was able to reach some kids who were more difficult to reach principal. helen parker says and we didn't even work at sherman elementary. but he was also a former student here as well as his father and his great uncle. >> she says this tragedy was preventable and together with walk san francisco advocates are demanding changes to make city streets more safe. i mean, one of the biggest things is you. if you walk on that street speeds are incredibly high. the street is designed to encourage fast driving. and they're coming down a hill flying at that intersection it's treacherous supervisor. catherine, stefani who represents this district says she's listening and agrees at san francisco streets need to be safer, especially near our schools. the fact that this is the 12th fatality pedestrian fatality. >> it's absolutely unacceptable. i want to let you know that we are committed to making certain that we're doing everything we can, not just around sherman elementary school. >> to work with the sfmta to
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make the streets safer siemens friends and family were also at the vigil on wednesday. but too emotional to speak on camera. >> on sunday at 03:00pm walk sf says it will create a temporary memorial at city hall to demand change to make san francisco streets safer. they're also doing it in observance of world day of remembrance for road traffic victims. meanwhile, cheryl sherman elementary school says that it's also working on a kid's activity fund at the school in mister and his name. we now live in san francisco. taylor bisacky kron 4 news. >> the school board meeting on possible school closures in the east bay. the hayward unified school district board of education is set to vote on the closures this evening. and
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there's pushback from the district staff educators parents and even students. >> our kron four's gayle on the she's live in with details gayle. >> grant and vicki that meeting happening as we speak via zoom right now it's in public comment. but earlier you can see it's quiet outside a district office because that group was here earlier letting their voices be heard and calling for a pause on school closures. >> teachers, staff parents and students of the hayward unified school district march to the district's office wednesday urging the board of education to reconsider closing schools. the district is proposing school closures and relocations due to declining enrollment and a budget shortfall. daisy bates a teachers union president is hoping the board will put a pause on plans that have some closures may happen. >> but what we want is serve personal schools in a special school board meeting wednesday
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night. the district superintendent says the amount of school closures was minimizing sifted for at least 6 school closures in 2020 to 23 to lead to closures next year. >> and limiting a preschool moves to just the site programs to putting them in our school sites. >> we reduce the number of schools from 8 to 4. and that number cup exposures from 10 to 8. >> superintendent doctor matt wayne also says the board tried to minimize the impact on south hayward by having 2 elementary school closures instead of 3, the closure of 3 elementary year round schools went down to one students from 5 schools will be going to 21 schools back at the rally bates ads. community schools are needed and says money from federal and state funding can help the situation. it is important because wrap around services. >> when you it's a one-stop place where families can get the support they need. they can get health services. they can get social emotional support for them and for their 2 khalid shaikh a retired. he were teacher agrees. the
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students deserve. >> the schools that are in the communities with the support for the parents for having strong educational equity in our schools. >> and that special education meeting still happening as we speak. right now we're he>ring a lot from a lot of parents. teachers and staff calling for the board of educators to pas the school closures a vote should happen later tonight ldve in hayward, gayle ong kron 4 news, thank you, gayle. now to our earthquake coverage. the usgs reported. >> a 3.9 magnitude quake. you see it right here. >> near san ramon danville was just before noon today. again, the epicenter there in the east bay. since then, there have been more than a dozen aftershocks. the most recent coming a little more than 5 hours ago late this afternoon. some people who live in the area told us they were a little bit rattled. >> it was pretty lasted for about 5 seconds and it felt like a godzilla just stepped
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in. so our living >> and it was just a 3.9. so i imagine what a bigger one would feel like natural disaster. experts say earthquakes even small ones like what we had today. often make preparedness top of mind. so for people who do not have emergency bags ready. this could be a good wake-up call. and oh, by the way, you can always stay connected with the latest details whenever quake to strike the base scan this qr code that will take you right to our website where you can find information, things like building an emergency. kids are go bag. details on the shake alert app that can warren you seconds before a quake hits this and many more resources are on kron. 4 dot com. >> i want to take a step outside take a look at the exploratorium on the embarcadero, all lit up like a christmas treat on a very still night. >> chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with look at what we can expect for the rest of the
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weekend. lawrence, after a lot of rain a few weeks ago. need some more. yeah. we're going to get a little more to probably just some scattered showers and nothing like what we had early on the season, thus not and atmospheric river event. this really just some scattered light showers popping up. but things going to change quite a bit. you're going to the temperatures first going to take a major hit tomorrow. bring jacket with you. you're going to need it. tomorrow is going to be a lot cooler maybe as much as 10 degrees cooler around the bay area. the clouds have moved in just yet. some partly cloudy skies up above today. the temperatures still very nice outside 65 degrees right about the average in the san francisco oakland almost 7063 8 degrees in san jose 61 in livermore, 64 in concord and 66 degrees in santa rosa right now. we remain dry high pressure overhead, but that ridge is weakening now and that's going allow for this next system to get a little closer. and you can see the clouds gathered off the coastline here we go. kind of broken system as it moves on
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in. so not expecting a ton of rain but going to see some more showers out of this as we head toward tomorrow afternoon numbers outside right now. cool over the mount. obviously the models picking up in the blue here. some 40's up there already 40's now in the half moon bay. 52 in palo up to 48 in livermore. also in the dublin, 57 degrees in temperatures going to cool 46 in petaluma as we head through the night tonight. we're going to see more and more cloud cover. you can see that system off the coastline. high pressure just kind of scooting eastward and this front eventually going to start to bring some showers at least in the northern california starting really tomorrow and then working its way back into the bay area. and so things. yeah, they could get a little bit wet taking you through the night tonight to see the clouds gathering tomorrow morning. lot of clouds early on thickening up in the afternoon. then you see those scattered showers popping up across parts of the north bay by late tomorrow. then a front slowly working its way into the bay area into early on friday morning. but you can see not a lot of remaining moisture with it. so light rain expected. maybe we get about a 10th of an inch of rain, maybe some of the
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weather spots, maybe a little more of the coastal mountains. we do see models even picking on pretty light amounts out there. so don't expect this to be one of those huge storms. certainly nothing like we had early on in the season. but looks like things could get a little bit wet, but it's definitely going to be much cooler tomorrow. guys plan on the temperatures struggling to get maybe in the 60's in some parts of area. sounds like just enough rain to water the lawn just to keep things. they're it's ok. now to our coronavirus coverage and moderna is asking the fda now for emergency use authorization for. >> its covid vaccine booster shots for all adults. it is currently authorize the moderna for people 65 and older those living in long-term care facilities as well as adults with underlying medical conditions and people that high risk of exposure to covid due to their jobs. >> a bay area. doctors advising parents to, i think for themselves instead of just blindly following the cdc's guidance and vaccines for young children, ages 5 to 11
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interesting perspective here ucsf infectious diseases expert doctor monica gandhi is telling people it is better to wait much longer than the recommended 3 weeks. >> before getting your child their second dose of the pfizer vaccine. she told us tonight on kron 4 news at 5. she's advising parents to wait up to 8 weeks. >> if you get 3 weeks between doses. there's 82% effectiveness for the pfizer. 92% effective way 8 weeks and you want affect us. so i personally, if i sing and waiting for my own child for set 6 to 8 weeks between doses. meanwhile, hundreds of berkeley students ages 5 to 11 are getting vaccinated. the school district there says that more than. >> 500 eligible students have already received their shots. school officials think the students today and say that they were happy to show off their mandates. the kids to. >> yeah. the holidays approaching in covid cases rising again, san francisco public health officials. our
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sounding the alarm doctor grant colfax says he is hopeful this winter. well, not be nearly as bad as last year because of the vaccine adding that it's ok to gather this year with loved ones, but he adds people should be taking steps to protect themselves still from the virus. colfax says, but 80% of san francisco residents ages 5 and older are fully vaccinated. however, he says only a 138,000. san franciscans and fewer than half of eligible seniors have gotten the booster. >> it has to follow. they are anticipating an uptick in passengers both coming and going, especially now is international travel is finally allowed as we take a live look at the airport at sfo tonight as spokesperson. doug yakel says that with some pandemic restrictions still in place. he has some tips for travelers. >> but he that spencer sfo the past year and a half and probably a took a lot less time to get through the
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process. imagine what it was like in give yourself that kind of time. get yourself a good 2 hours for a domestic flight 3 hours for an international flight if you're getting a covid test before boarding your international flight. remember the budget additional time for that as well. that's the ultimate luxury. otherwise understand that of face masks are still required for air travel. there's a lot of walks of life where they're no longer required. but any time you're at our airport. or on board an aircraft. you still got to wear that face >> a spokesperson yakel adds that they predict a passenger counts will continue to increase, especially as more and more travelers become vaccinated. and oakland's airport, for example, is expecting twice as many passengers. this thanksgiving weekend as last year, kron four's fleet to call talk to some travelers who say they feel pretty safe to fly. >> if you plan to travel for thanksgiving and are booking a flight to your destination just remember right to the airport early and allow for extra time finding parking.
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>> oakland international airport is preparing for about 170,000 passengers traveled through its gates next week. that's nearly twice the amount of foot traffic. the airport hosted last thanksgiving. >> and about 80% of the thanksgiving travelers in 2019 or people. >> once a phone and they get on a flight and it went well. they're more confident to do it again. travel agent jerry brown says business has been down about 50% during the pandemic that has steadily improved each month this year. >> she believes consumer confidence in covid-19 safety protocols is inspiring more of us to book flights ortiz of travel. the vaccines make a huge difference to personally. >> there are many things that i think that will be you will be precluded from being able to do without the vaccine so that compromises your travel experience. if you are not fully vaccinated and must travel the centers for disease control and prevention says you should get tested both before and after your trip.
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>> the oakland airport makes testing available on site here. hand sanitizer on you. >> make sure that you keep an eye on your belongings, make sure that you're constantly if you have to called make sure that you cover yourself and protecting the purse is the next to you. i do feel pretty safe traveling, especially everybody have their mask on in here. i don't feel concerned with that at all. and remember a federal mandate is still in effect. requiring passengers at all us airports to wear face coverings. you know, to call kron 4 news. >> over the last 2 weeks. state leaders say that the amount of cargo sitting on 2 major southern california docks is actually decreased by 32%, moving it out. but officials say more work needs to be done. and today governor newsom visited the ports of los angeles and long beach as containers and idle ships to continue to clog southern california ports. >> newsom announced the state will issue temporary permits to allow trucks to carry more
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weight, more cargo. well, that might. >> not pose an immediate relief on the retail front. it will have a substantial benefit on industrial and manufacturing cargo containers that will make their way into the ports of long beach and l a. >> the port envoy for the biden administration says the federal infrastructure bill. the president recently signed dedicate 17 billion dollarsoto revamping ports across the country. governor newsome says the state will be aggressive in getting its fair share of that money. >> coming up, she was born here. grew up here is now raising a family here come for story. kelley takes her passion for her city to the streets of san francisco talking to homeless people trying to get to the bottom of why this crisis does not seem to be getting any better. >> plus why some people are applauding a south bay city council saying that a recent major decision they made is a
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vote to protect the planet and kind of looks like a pit crew in a nascar race. but here in the bay area, wally see this video. guys jacking up the prius stealing a catalytic converter. getting out of their 2 minutes where they're targeting. and the request from investigators tonight. it has nothing to do with syringes.
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>> us olympic gold medalist kristi yamaguchi is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her foundation by opening a holiday ice rink here in san ramon. look at those excited faces the event kicked off today at the city center. bishop ranch. the east bay native made an appearance. winter time. she said she hopes the event will inspire underserved children. >> it was really all about embracing the hopes and dreams of take underserved children. you know, i had a lot of support opportunity to go after my dreams. and i just really wanted to do the same for other kids out there. >> hard to believe she's 51 a role model for so many kids, especially here in the bay area for ice rink hours in ticket prices. if you'd like to go check it out in person. you can visit our website. we posted that info there, kron 4 dot com tickets are not required for those who just
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which to watch the festivities from the viewing area with no desire to trial and skates and try their hand on the ice. organizers say early arrival is recommended as there is limited capacity, beautiful. san jose city leaders speaking of beautiful and environmentalist celebrated a historic city council vote to keep coyote valley as open space and now it's green. the city council voted unanimously to rezone hundreds of acres of the pristine valley from industrial use to agricultural and open space for farming and wildlife environmentalists are hailing this decision as a victory in the battle with climate change. >> protecting and restoring coyote valley is natural. infrastructure is one of the smartest investments we can make to build climate resilience in the region that helps both people and nature adapt to the effects of climate change. >> the decision blocked the proposed construction of some
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huge amazon style warehouses. environmentalists say coyote valley is also critical to the valleys drinking water supply which is a crossroads for migrating wildlife and the homeland of indigenous people. >> up next. no drugs, no alcohol and no driving are just some of the that x raiders wide receiver henry ruggs has to follow to be out on bail. but the mistake you made today that could put back in jail. plus the push continues in san francisco to open place where people can use drugs. well under medical supervision. the latest on that debate and we begin our series on the bay area homeless crisis as we go on the streets to get another perspective with one goal getting answers.
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this cell phone. i'm giving you an up close look inside the crisis. well, i try to find out why it doesn't seem to be getting much better. >> we don't have to walk far in san francisco to see it. people passed out on the pavement. tense and garbage taking over the sidewalk. certain streets jammed with rundown arby's. even though i grew up in the city. there are places i don't feel safe getting out of the car to show you. this is recent video from larkin street in the tenderloin sense of lawlessness just steps away from the federal courthouse. >> and while the problem with homelessness and drug use is not on every corner. >> you can easily escape while walking on the and began shooting up right in front of me. if you live or work here, the attitudes towards homeless people their there's compassion. there is
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acceptance. >> some ar to handle it. but what i what i want to see is people who are violent and aggressive off the street. >> and while it's easy to blame horrific street scenes on the homeless and learning. it's a lot more complicated. that's because i'm not just shooting video. also taking the time to listen reporter with channel 4 is some say they were forced out. >> others on the properties visit. we had to get out. >> some can't seem to find a way out. are you trying to get any services. i tried. but really want help me need some tell me they just want to stay put. >> both of those those digging a hole that are usually pull up active tweeters tracks and a bunch of other people. and i don't like if your tattoos like railroad. i think some say they're just passing through for the past 2 riding. >> so now what we've all seen the headlines that changes coming 12 billion dollars to support homeless. a new
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program after new program. is any of it. a real reason for hope. it's time to find out in out what's actually working on the streets. but i can't do it alone. that's why we started a tip line. if there's something i need to see or know to help understand this crisis email me on the streets kron 4 dot com. maybe by looking at the problem from a different perspective together we can make a difference. reporting on the morning. kelly kron 4 news. >> and our first investigation broadcast tonight on kron 4 news at 10. our martin kelly takes us inside youth homelessness and tries to find out why not? everyone is getting the help they need in san francisco. san francisco leaders say that the city
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needs a designated facility for people to use drugs. mayor london breed. >> she's introduced legislation to buy a building on the corner of gary and hide in the tenderloin. it would be a safe injection site and would be monitored by health care professionals. the workers would be equips with medications aimed at preventing people from overdosing state senator scott wiener supports the idea arguing that they would give people saver options. >> most people who use of and a potentially going recovery. it idea potatoes infections broke down syringe litter goes down in the surrounding neighborhoods. it's a good day or a it's a good strategy. >> the eight-thousand square foot building would cost 6.3 million dollars. the mayor hopes that it can open as early as spring. the plan still needs to be approved by the board of supervisors. but people hear about these catalytic converter thefts in the north bay.
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>> the marin county sheriff's office is tweeting out this video showing it happened. i mean, these 2 guys there for maybe 2 minutes and in the drop of a hat, jack up the car guy gets under it. it's a toyota prius other guys seize on lookout right. nobody comes middle of the night. but this surveillance camera captures it all. this is in the lucas valley section of marin county ca northern sandra fell. if you recognize either of these guys. i know it's dark. they're wearing masks or police say if you recognize somehow that vehicle, they like to hear from you because catalytic converter thefts keep happening, especially in marin county. new at 9 richmond. police are searching for a driver connected to a fatal hit and run this morning. >> it happened on hilltop drive and moyers drive where the woman died after 2 cars hit her on the road. police say the driver who hit the woman first fled the scene after the crash shortly after that, police say a second
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driver ran over the victim who was already lying on the ground between police are asking for anyone with information on this investigation to contact them. rapper young daughter who is widely admired in the hip-hop community was shot and killed inside of cookie shop in his hometown of memphis today. tragic police say they have no information to release about a possible suspects in the shooting was near. >> memphis international airport. the rapper's family says young dolphin been in town since monday visiting an aunt who has cancer and they say he was also giving out thanksgiving turkeys while he was in memphis, young's off, had 3 albums reach the top 10 on the billboard 200. he's collaborated with artists like megan thee stallion t i to chains and others a judge has ordered x raiders wide receiver henry ruggs to make an in-person. >> a court appearance next week. this after missing a breathalyzer check in the defense attorney told the court today that bugs has
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been, quote, completely due to full and that he self tests shortly and he did so shortly after missing the test. the judge says didn't matter that drug still missed the test and she wants him to return to court records show that he has to stay away from alcohol and get tested 4 times a day or go back to jail. rugs faces 4 felonies and one misdemeanor he's accused of driving drunk and causing the high-speed crash that killed teen a tent or earlier this month. death row inmate julius jones is set to be executed tomorrow for his role in an oklahoma city murder. >> and now lawmakers and celebrities like steve kerr and are urging the oklahoma governor to grant a stay of execution in the case. >> well, we've been talking about the rain. but tonight you might be able to walk outside, look to the skies some showers and not get wet. we'll explain coming up next. and in sports. what's better than one. brandon, how about
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too? the captain is coming back. brandon belt returning to the giants instead of pursuing free agency sports director jason dumas says details when we come back.
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>> and now kron 4 sports. >> the niners got their biggest win of the season. on monday night and one of their best is being recognized for
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it. depot. samuel has been named nfc offensive player of the week and a 133 all-purpose yards and 2 touchdowns and a cool little celebration. and i'm not going to move my hips like that in this suit. samuel is in the midst of a career year. he second in the nfl in receiving yards right behind cooper cup. meanwhile, the team was back at work prepping for the jaguars on sunday. the team has some momentum now. but they also did when they beat the bears and we know what happened. the following week. >> when you watch the tape will see as we've seen today, this morning that they're a good team. they're going a lot better. i don't think that people let down after something like that. but you got to realize emotions that go into monday night game is a little bit bigger where we're coming from. without that we played before that. so emotions are high and you got to watch for that stuff. your emotions can be high every single day. that means we got to practice accordingly every single day to make sure they're ready to go on sunday.
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>> great news for the giants. brandon belt will be back next year after he signed an 18.4 million dollars qualifying offer the 33 year-old first baseman hit a career-high 29 home runs last season helping the giants to a franchise record. 100 is 7 wins. he didn't miss the postseason with a fractured thumb after being hit by a pitch in late september. that was a drag bell took on the mantle of an official team captain which quickly became a source of humor in the giant clubhouse belton teammates periodically donning a captain's hat. all right. to the college kids matt lott, a former stanford playing out coaching valpo with his college coach might can gummer who they're doing the game 1st half harrison ingram. he's just there. 9 for mcdonald's all american raining freshman pac 12 of the week player of the week. nice pass to james key for the cardinals up 2711 later in the half jaden delay or. nice move
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and dunk. 3116 stanford next possession. more from a lair. nice soft hands finishes with the dunk off the bench. 2nd half ingram. another nice look at this time to brandon angle. one of his 3 2nd half threes angle led the cardinals with 13 points ingram had 5 assists stanford win 74 to 60 there. 2 in one, they will now for free. and when i believe now it will play defending national champs baylor on saturday. all right. that's your look at sports. we'll be right back after the
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less than 24 hours. oklahoma death row inmate julius jones. >> is scheduled to be executed and there are urgent pleas tonight from family members and supporters as the clock winds down tonight, his fate is in the hands of oklahoma's republican governor kevin stitt who has the final say on whether to grant clemency to jones who says he is innocent earlier this month. the oklahoma pardon and parole board voted 3 to one recommending granting clemency to jolts the same board in oklahoma also recommended commuting his sentence back in september. stitt has not said whether he will accept and agree with that. recommendation from the board had a news conference today.
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jones mother described her son's scheduled execution as a lynching. >> how could you want to go to a want to go to lunch. and tomorrow. i want to go to a i somebody compete against some want. why would i want to someone hand. >> jones says been on death row for nearly 20 years now after he was sentence for the 1999 murder. >> of paul howell who was shot in a carjacking is howell pulled into his parents driveway with his adult sister and 2 daughters. jones his attorneys and advocates say new evidence proves that he is innocent and was away from the crime scene at the time. the case also has the attention of warriors head coach steve kerr. >> and here we are literally hours away from an innocent man being executed. and so i wanted to put this video out please share please join me in
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the fight to save an innocent man's life to it for julius to him for his family. do it for our country this. this cannot happen in a civilized nation and we have keep this from happening. >> more than 6 and a half million people have signed a justice for julius petition against jones is execution. >> deliberations have wrapped up for the day in the kyle rittenhouse trial this afternoon. the judge cleared out the courtroom to allow jurors to replay video evidence from this case. but outside the kenosha courthouse. tensions were boiling. 2 people were arrested after a fight broke out among some of the protesters. well, earlier in the day, a man who showed up armed with an assault rifle was removed by police. the tensions ran high at times between those who are there to support rittenhouse and those who are calling for a conviction. but overall the 2 sides express their views
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peacefully. >> this kid is guilty as. it's unfortunate, but it's a fact. i believe that kyle was acting in self-defense. he was protecting the car lot down there when he was attacked. i respect her part of you, she respects my point of view at the end of the day, we have the right to life. this is what motion will be a better city. >> wisconsin's governor has deployed some 500 national guard troops to kenosha in anticipation of reaction to the verdict. the judge overseeing rittenhouse's trial is come under the microscope several times for outbursts during the trial. >> and the latest unusual comment came today after he referred to a juror in a previous case. he presided over as, quote, a black beach county judge bruce schroeder made the remark today when explaining his decision to allow kyle rittenhouse to pick the names of the 6 jurors who became alternate jurors, not joining the final jury of 12 and his explanation. judge
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schroeder said the last time he allowed a court clerk to pick the names was about 2 decades ago in a trial with a black defendant. >> when clerk. through the name of the tumbler. it was a the only there was nothing wrong with that. it was all ok, but when talk about optics known the word for things. that was a bad optic. i saw. i think people feel better when they have control. >> this is not the first time judge schroder mentioned race during the trial last week. his joke about asian food during proceedings brought criticism of his behavior. >> in another high-profile murder trial. this one in georgia, the man who shot him on arbery share details about their first encounter when he testified today. >> you want to testify. i want to do. give my son the story
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all to explain what happened in 2 a. what happened from. the way acid. okay. let's do that. >> 35 year-old travis mcmichael said the first incident happened at a house that was under construction in february 2020, he claims that one point arbery pulled up his shirt and went to reach for his pocket or waistband area. he says he went home and called 911. the fatal shooting happened several days later. also in the courtroom today, the judge denied a request for a mistrial and a ban on a prominent civil rights leaders and other well-known visitors from the courtroom. >> going to switch gears here and talk about the weather. take a live peek here at the bay bridge toll plaza. >> our first chief meteorologist here to talk about a shower but not the wet kind. that's right. you can walk outside enjoy just grab a jacket. it's going to be a little bit on the cool side.
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but tonight the leonid meteor shower takes place at least the peak begins tonight and best thing about it. right around midnight is probably about the best time. usually we're talking 3 or 4 o'clock in the morning. you don't have stay up that late for that side. the clouds already be rolling in. you may see a couple clouds passing by already. but i think you may just sneak this in. look out toward the east expected to see as many as 10 to about 15 meteors per hour out there should be in show. if you want to do that, hopefully you can see some of those meteors dance between some of those clouds begin to roll in. and we've seen plenty of the clouds specially that dense fog in the central valley this past week and see all that fog right there that to leave fog. very dangerous cloud late night early mornings. we're going to see that again, but not as much tonight off the coastline. we do have a storm that's developing out there that is going to bring us more clouds for tomorrow. really going to knock down the temperatures highs in the san francisco in the 50's going to be cool day along the mid to maybe upper 50's the warmer spots there. even inside the bay. you can feel the effects, ali, about 61 in san bruno. so
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we're done with those temperatures near 70 degrees. maybe the warmest part of the bay area. the santa clara valley, maybe some mid 60's there. by tomorrow afternoon in the east bay. just not going to heat up that much. probably some low 60's there about 62 degrees in walnut creek 57 in berkeley get the idea these numbers staying way down and then we're going get ready for some rain. we maybe see a few showers moving in the north bay by tomorrow afternoon. not going to be a huge storm. that's rolling on in chance of scattered showers continuing into friday as well. the weekend looks like we'll dry things up tonight get outside. if you can look toward the east. you may see a couple of meteors flying on by sounds like something to do in the wake what that than wealth management is planning your path together. and, it's guiding you along the way. start a relationship with citi and earn a cash bonus when you open a new eligible account and complete required activities.
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new development for the men found guilty of killing malcolm x. >> reporter ayana harry has the stunning new details. the chain. >> it's always most important to us for the daughters of malcolm x discovered the truth has been a decades long journey. they were young girls in 1965 when the father was assassinated inside manhattan's audubon ballroom. they were sitting just a few feet away over the yasa has had doubts about the investigation into her father's death. >> any evidence should be thoroughly investigated 3 members of the nation of islam were convicted of malcolm x's killing, but only one actually
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confessed. >> in 2020 concerns over the other 2 convictions were renewed after the release of the netflix docu series who killed malcolm x fbi was deathly afraid of someone like malcolm, a. >> pix 11 news spoke with the project's researchers. they found declassified fbi documents that showed the agency knew 2 of the 3 men sent to prison for killing mack max. >> we're actually innocent filmmakers found the fbi withheld that information intentionally it you know, the manhattan da's office too. >> to want to take a second look for the last 22 months. the manhattan district attorney's office has worked alongside lawyers for muhammad a disease and khaleel islam. >> from the time of the arrests in 1965 as these in the slum insisted they were innocent and now 56 years later, the manhattan district attorney's office is headed to court. i will ask a judge thursday to finally vacate their convictions. manhattan.
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prosecutors found their office had evidence of disease and islam's innocence during their original trials. >> the serving and wild story there. ayana harry with that report. and that wraps up kron 4 news at night. but our primetime news continues at the top in arabic ken wayne and catherine heenan, the cake. grant, thank you very much. here's what working on for 10 o'clock, a last-ditch effort to try to save some east bay schools. the final plea from parents and teachers to keep a hayward schools from shutting down. >> also could waiting 8 weeks to give your children their second dose of the covid vaccine. >> the more effective why one bay area doctor says. parents should be considering that even if it means that children won't be fully vaccinated by the holidays. those stories and more coming up on kron 4 news at 10.
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