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>> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> he was always there for anyone for anything. any time. >> no, it's 6 a devastating day for us here at kron 4 news, a bay area, security guards shot while protecting one of our very own has died tonight. we take a look at how kevin is she is being remembered and the new clues now being released in the search for his killer. that is where we start to saturday night here on kron. 4 news at 6 o'clock. welcome it. i'm jonathan mccall. justine has the night off. it is indeed a sad day for us here at kron 4 news as we mourn the loss of kevin, the shooter, the
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longtime law enforcement officer died this morning from his injuries. the shooter was shot wednesday afternoon while on assignment in oakland with a kron 4 news reporter on the story. he was shot in the avenue abdomen during an attempted robbery of our reporters camera equipment, medics rushed him to highland hospital where he underwent surgery. the died this morning from his injuries. kevin worked as a private security guard with star protection agency. but before then, he worked as a police officer in hayward san jose and coma before retiring from the force kron four's gayle ong lot for us tonight in the newsroom talking to those who knew him best guild. you and i worked you many it's just a devastating loss. how are you feeling tonight? >> just devastated. jonathan kevin work with many of us here at kron 4, including myself and with other journalists at various stations. his former colleagues in law enforcement are remembering him as a hardworking kind family man that he was.
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>> this smile would light up room for sure. kevin ishida was known for his smile and generosity come in was such a he would give his shirt the back to anybody that needed it. he was always there for anyone for anything any time. sergeant don marchetti with the coma. police department work with shia in law enforcement for several years. first in san jose then in coma, i came here follow him. money. yeah, is is nice because here we've got to work more closely together. and just got to really. know him and the person that he was you and caring person that he was officer kim trask also followed initiated tacoma from another agency. he is described as a mentor to many. i was about trying to go to another agency. but. >> you just reminded me that you can do the job. you're going to be good. he put a good word for me. so i honestly do believe because of kevin is one of the reasons
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why i got hired coma. >> and he was also there for her first case, a fraud call even though he had other cases he was working on. he actually came out to the scene and health mean and pretty much. kind of took over the investigation and then walk me through it. the shooter was a retired police officer who served at the oakland housing authority. hayward san jose and the coma. police departments. >> he later worked as a private security guard for star protection agency on wednesday around 1220 in the afternoon. he was shot in an attempted robbery while on assignment in oakland protecting a kron 4 reporter. the shooting happened near the intersection of 14th in harrison. he was rushed to highland hospital where he died saturday morning from his injuries, law enforcement from across the bay area are sending their condolences remembering him as someone who was hardworking kind and served and protected his communities. kevin was highly respected and will be greatly
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missed. he leaves behind his wife, 2 children and 3 grandchildren jonathan. >> gail in just a heartbreaking day for many of us here. so many folks who knew kevin just trying to process this loss and grieving as we remember this great man. who does his job protecting us while we were out in the field. kron four's gayle ong live in the newsroom tonight. gill, thank you. meanwhile, kron. 4 vice president and general manager jim rose issued this statement today on behalf of the station saying, quote, we are devastated by the loss of security guard and our friend kevin, the our deepest sympathy goes to kevin's wife his children, his family and to all of his friends and colleagues. meanwhile, california congressman eric swalwell offering his condolences on twitter today as well calling kevin's loss heartbreaking even going on to thank kevin for his years of service and calling for his killer to be brought to justice. tonight. meanwhile, there are new developments in the search for kevin's killer. police are now still searching for the
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shooter or shooters involved. but today oakland police did released this picture of a car believed to be connected to his murder. it is a white four-door acura tl the model year is from 2004 to 2008 and the reward for an arrest in kevin's murder. also continuing to grow tonight nearly $33,000 now officially on the table for information leading to an arrest in this case. also a fund has been set up for the family of kevin ishida. we have details on how you can help right now at kron 4 dot com. while you're there. you can also get a better look at the car. police are looking for right now along with coverage of the investigation. let's take a break from the headlines tonight to talk about our 4 zone forecast as we take a live look at downtown san francisco, courtesy of the sutro tower camera. things are lit up on a saturday night and it was an absolutely picture. perfect day across the bay area kron 4 meteorologists rebecca strong in tonight a hope. hopefully
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she's playing hooky with all those gorgeous weather. out whitbeck is here with a look at what's on the way for tonight and tomorrow. >> yeah. jonathan, thank you. we're definitely seeing a mostly clear skies around the bay area right now. also in this camera shot our camera on top of the berkeley hills here, just some high clouds. but other than that, a gorgeous evening around the bay area. and yes, it was a gorgeous day today. gone into the 70's in some spots around the bay area right now. temperatures mostly in the 50's and 60's. so not a bad start to your evening. so far. 60 degrees in hayward, 60 in downtown oakland. 64 in san francisco. the already getting into the mid 50's for petaluma and nevado high pressure is really dominating the bay area we've been seeing it for the last couple of days. that's why we're seeing little bit of a warming trend and dry. no rain in the so far. unfortunately, though, we do need it. try to take advantage of these afternoon. being so warm and unlike normal for this time of year again
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tomorrow we're temperatures back into the 60's and 70's. i will have all those details coming up in just a bit. in my full forecast. jonathan, back to you. rebecca, thank you so much. more to come tonight here on kron. 4 news at 6 o'clock. >> including new concerns over the latest covid-19 variants spreading rapidly across africa. >> the new steps already under way to try and stop it from reaching the united states. then a look at how new security measures are in place around union square making shoppers feel safe this holiday season. despite recent
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smash-and-grabs in the covid-19 pandemic. shoppers are still flocking to san francisco's union square. >> to start the holiday shopping season, which is also seeing a bigger police presence in the city's popular district. black friday shoppers telling kron four's dan thorn that the haydn presidents from sfpd was a welcome sight. >> among the thousands of black friday shoppers making their way through union square cops could be found on nearly every corner. if you're a criminal, you don't want to come. san francisco police are out in full force as the sidewalks and stores have been taken over by people eager to score a deal. the police presence comes after smash-and-grabs have terrorized bay area shopping centers. the visibility of police has been comforting. it makes you feel safer walking around. what's going on in world today. yeah. a lot safer. this is the biggest
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police presence i've ever seen. the pandemic took a lot of the air out of last year's black friday excitement. many stores decided to close on thanksgiving day and capacity was very limited inside to allow for physical distancing this year. it was much different. there's a lot more people out right now. hopefully the mask kind that we're all out here trying to get the same deals, get shopping done early peek at the big crowds might make it challenging for everyone to get what they're looking for. but the experience of once again getting out and about in the heart of the city's shopping district is worth it for many. this is what i miss after the last year. i love it. reporting in san francisco. dan thorn kron 4 news. >> and i'm rebecca strom in from a breeze of rodriguez on your warm saturday night. so we're going to be seeing temperatures in the 70's once again tomorrow. and i'll have my full forecast next week or what. that holds all coming up after the break. stay with us.
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>> kron 4 sitting on top of a developing story tonight. there are new developments in the search for the killer of kron 4 security guard kevin ishida tonight. oakland police still looking for the shooter or shooters involved in his death today. oakland police released this picture of a car believed to be connected to his murder. it is a white four-door acura tl the model years anywhere from 2004 to
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2008. meanwhile, there's been plenty of outpouring of support from his former colleagues since kevin was shot this past wednesday. the shooter was shot while on assignment in oakland on a story with the kron 4 news reporter. he was shot in the abdomen during an attempted robbery of that reporters camera equipment, medics rushed him to highland hospital where he underwent surgery. she had died from his injuries this morning. and as we mentioned, a fund has also been set up for the family of kevin ishida. you can make your donations at any metropolitan bank. we also have details available right now at kron 4 dot com there. you can also get a better look at the car. police are looking for right now and complete coverage of the ongoing investigation. some of our 4 zone forecast tonight as we take a live look at conditions along the golden gate bridge. no fog rolling in on this saturday night, folks out and about it was a good day to get out, do some whatever you want to do really is just a gorgeous day outside kron 4 meteorologist rebecca strong
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into 9 former recent with a look at what is on tap for the start of your sunday. >> well, jonathan, if you like to today, we're going to pretty much the a carbon copy as we get into tomorrow. so the 2nd half of your weekend set to be a nice and warm in the afternoon and we're going to start off with a clear evening tonight. if you are still out and about right clear skies over looking at san francisco international airport and temperatures so far right now, mostly in the 50's and 60's. so they haven't dropped quite low. yes, but overnight lows. this. we're expecting tonight. no 30's on the board. so we did have those frost advisories or earlier in the week. not going to be the case tonight, but it is still going to be chilly out there 40's and 50's depending upon where you're going to be at 47 for the overnight low in nevada, 51 right here in san francisco. oakland, you'll be the low 50 tonight, 50 in hayward, 48 for mountain view and downtown san jose and overnight low 47 degrees. but the afternoon highs tomorrow. yes, the 70's will return in some spots. and yes, we're going to see a whole lot of sunshine and dry
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weather all thanks to a the continued high pressure, the pushes through the bay area. some high clouds that we will be seeing that mostly sunny skies as we get to into tomorrow afternoon to take advantage of it. head outside if you can because like i was mentioning, it's going to be very similar. so what we saw today, a high of 68 expected and a lot of sunshine in downtown san francisco tomorrow. 70 degrees for the afternoon high in downtown oakland and san jose, you'll be high of 73 now, what does the rest of your week look like as we get into it will look at this temperatures holding pretty steady. in fact, the next 7 days, 70 degrees all the way into the weekend. and jonathan, those overnight lows. so we're looking at in the 40's. there might be some 30's that will sneak in during the middle of the week. but so far looks like 40's and 50's for the most part, folks in the upper midwest dealing with snow right now would kill for this can't complain. definitely back a thank you. >> now the covid-19 coverage tonight where a new variant of the virus has now has scientists across the globe and right here in the u.s. on
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high alert. >> there are concerns that the on the kron variant could spread rapidly and could be resistant to vaccines. you know, ford has more. >> tonight growing concerns as a troubling new covid variant surges abroad sending governments and financial markets reeling. we don't know. >> a lot about the rapidly, the variant dumped on the crime was first detected in south africa. >> it's good health experts worried because data shows it carries a number of genetic mutations that may allow it to spread quickly. even among the vaccinated, a crime cases already appearing elsewhere infections popping up in israel. hong kong and belgium setting off a global scramble to contain the new strain. the countries rolling out new restrictions banning travel to several south african countries the emergence of this new variant taking global
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markets. the dow taking its worst single-day drop of the year. plummeting 900 points questions lingering over how much longer the pandemic will last the world health organization called an emergency meeting friday as scientists race to learn more early analysis showed that this right is a large number of mutations. >> that require and book on the goal for the study. it will take a few weeks for us to understand what impact this ryan has the threat of another covid surge sparking a renewed effort to get people vaccinated. >> every american. back. >> the travel restrictions will go into effect monday. they won't apply to us citizens or permanent
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residents who will both still need a negative covid-19 test to enter the country. >> you know, for reporting for us tonight. right now at kron 4 dot com. you can stay up to date with the latest covid-19 headlines, including where you can get vaccines for yourself or your children along with booster. shots. just get the qr code on your screen with your mobile devices. and you'll be directed to our website. the kron 4 dot com. sports is up next. women's hoops taking center stage as the defending national champion stanford cardinal in action against the number 2 team in the nation and even cal at home against mississippi. >> highlands up next, with all the hype. (burke) with farmers auto multi-policy discount, the more policies you have with us, the more you could save on your auto insurance. (man) hey, hon! (wife) hi, honey! (man) like what? (burke) well, you'd get a discount for insuring your jet skis... and ...home and more. you could save up to forty-five percent.
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>> and now kron 4 sports. >> after an up and down trip to the bahamas. the number 7 stanford women's basketball team had another daunting task today. the cardinal face second-ranked, maryland this afternoon. the ladies looking to bounce back after a close loss to south florida yesterday, a bounce back then some guard. hannah jump came. it came out on fire hitting this 3 pointer swish to beat the first-quarter buzzer. the cardinal lead 20 to 15 after one 2nd quarter. fran belibi gets the hoop inside and stanford is doubled up maryland 3417 believe he had 15 points. 3rd quarter haley
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jones converts itself and one of the reverse layup jones had 15 points and 13 boards and of the 3rd jump. a nice reload here and another 3. she had 7 of them for 21 points. the cardinal run away from maryland. 8667. it is the largest margin of victory over a top 2 team in program. history stanford heads back home with a break until the next game they take on pacific on december 12th, the callum and taking on mississippi in the championship round of their raising the bar invitational. they're posting all 4 teams it coached by black women, by the way, jada curry, the fabulous freshman hits the 3 unfortunately, it was the only one she made. she went one for 10 from beyond the arc ole miss was hitting from tipped. snow to collins with the trade and the 1st half rebels up 12 at the break. 4th quarter. madison scott puts it on ice for the and one inside. she had 12 points and 11 rebounds. cal
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takes its first loss season, 6445 the golden bears fall to 5 in one. they host fresno state on thursday. and stanford football with a marquee matchup. tonight. the cardinal are trying to fight off the 6th ranked fighting irish the score right now at stanford stadium is 24 sep an ugly game so far. notre dame has won 6 straight leading into this game. they're looking to punch their ticket to the college football playoff the last time these 2 teams met was in 2019. the fighting irish took home the victory 45 to 24 notre dame leads the series all time with stanford 21 to 13. so if you're stanford cardinal fan, it's been a rough season. this could be their 7th straight loss. jonathan and right now it's looking like a really, really brutal loss at that. hopefully they can get a field goal or something. yeah, right. yeah. let's get something on the board. yes, and i like your cardinal read on you've gotten your tie it you. you know, you're coordinating. i was i was thinking of that win. yeah. my highlight when put this
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together thank you. >> well, tomorrow at this time we will kick off the first night of hanukkah. the 8 day jewish holiday kicks off tomorrow at sunset. >> it will actually come earlier than usual this year. typically the holiday is in the month of december closer to christmas during the holiday jewish families will light. the menorah and kids will open presents often one for each of the 8 nights. this will actually be the first hanukkah to be officially celebrated in the vice president's residence. doug emhoff, the second gentleman and california native tweeted that hanukkah has long been his extended family's favorite holiday. meanwhile, the 90th annual california state capitol tree lighting ceremony is set for this coming thursday. governor gavin newsom and first partner jennifer newsome will host a celebration starting at 5.30 oakland interfaith gospel choir in the san francisco men's chorus are among this year's performers. 6 year-old hadiya asthma from dublin selected to light the capitol tree with the governor and first partner. age is just a
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