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>> from the bay area's news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. the mutations with strongly suggest. >> that it would be more transmissible and that it might evade some of the protection of monoclonal antibodies and convalescent plasma and perhaps even anybody's their induced by a vaccine. now it's 6 o'clock. tonight. a new covid threat creeping closer to home in the united states. >> top american health leaders say they will know in 2 weeks if the on the kron variant, it is resistant to current covid-19 vaccines that is where we start this sunday here on kron. 4 news at 6 o'clock. welcome. and i'm jonathan mccall. justine has the night off in just the last
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few hours, canadian health officials have confirmed that country's first 2 cases of the new strain called a variant of concern by the world health organization. the strain first detected in south africa and starting tomorrow. the united states will ban flights from 7 african countries. michael shure brings us the very latest. >> the netherlands now reporting 13 cases from 2 arriving flights to amsterdam. now a 3rd case in britain and countless cases in south africa where mccrone covid variant originated world and scientific leaders on edge. the decision was taken that. >> the country should remain on coronavirus and that never won. for now. and that the national state of disaster should remain in place here in the united states. apprehension for a country winding banks giving weekend in heading into december holiday season but has a bunch of mutations. >> a disturbingly large number
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of mutations in the spike protein, which is the business end of the virus global travel bans now in effect for south africa and other southern african nations, south african president cyril ramaphosa disagreeing with these moves. >> the prohibition of covid is not informed by science. no. will it be effective in preventing the spread of this variant with doctor fauci says it's about the final time. never completely would get the virus to coming prevent it from coming into the country. >> no way that's going to happen. but what would you can do as you can delay it enough to get us better prepared on the kron is the first variance since delta that the who is labeled a quote variant of concern. now with cases reported in germany, italy, israel but swann and hong kong doctors and pharmaceutical companies are scrambling to stem the variant mobilized hundreds of people here in the u.s. and around world. we started that. >> on on thanksgiving day. we
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should know about the ability of the current vaccine to provide protection in the next couple of weeks. president joe biden returning to washington from his thanksgiving holiday had what would be his mccrone briefing as his first order of business having a meeting with my medical team is back to the white more to say. michael shoar reporting for us tonight. >> meanwhile, moderna says that it is has plans to tackle the on the kron variant the company says it has been testing higher doses of the current covid-19 vaccine to determine its effectiveness company. officials also say it is also working on vaccines to target the new variant moderna's chief medical officer says if needed a completely new vaccine could be available sometime early next year. pfizer and johnson and johnson. both say they're also developing vaccines for the mccrone variant right now on kron 4 dot com. you can stay up to date with the very latest. covid-19 headlines, including where you can get
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vaccines for yourself and your children along with booster. shots, just scan the qr code on your screen right now with your mobile devices and you'll be directed to our website. the kron 4 dot com kron 4 monitoring 3 developing stories at the 6 o'clock hour right now. oakland police investigating the city's 127th homicide of 2021 after shooting at lake merritt this afternoon that left one person dead. it happened around 3.30, along the embarcadero and lakeshore avenue. police say the victim is try to stop a car burglary from happening in progress. that's when this when authorities say the suspect shot the victim and fled that scene. the victim taken to the hospital where he died. anyone with information on the case now urged to call oakland police also happening right now, petaluma police are asking folks to shelter in place because of ongoing police activity. police asking folks to stay in their homes around lindbergh circle. that's along lake ville street and call phil lane right now.
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it is unclear exactly what is happening in that area. kron 4 is staying in contact with petaluma police. we'll pass along updates throughout the evening on kron 4 dot com and have an update live in prime time on the kron 4 news at 8. a 3rd story we're learning tonight of a crash involving a chp officer at the bay bridge toll plaza this evening. this is a picture from a kron. 4 of you are on the scene that unfolded right before the break. bridge toll plaza. you can see that damage on the front end of that chp patrol car. it is unclear exactly what led up to this crash or if that patrol officer was hurt. we are working the phones right now to get more information from chp to learn exactly how this unfolded. meanwhile, this is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza tonight. it does appear traffic is back to normal cars flowing once again trying to get into the city once again. that scene clear tonight. but a lot of folks are on the roads trying to get back to
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their holiday in ending their holiday thanksgiving destinations. the holiday rush is on as folks return home from their trips today expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year both on the roads and in the air this week alone has been the busiest that san francisco international airport has seen since before the pandemic started kron four's. gayle ong live there tonight with a look at how things went today. >> it certainly is starting to look like prepandemic levels here at sfo and on the post thanksgiving travel we saw some traffic and goodbyes. >> with the thanksgiving holiday weekend coming to an end. many are heading back home dropping off their loved ones all the way to the security line saying goodbye to my daughter she's going back to call. it county where good time with her for the week. but she was here. i'm just waiting for my brother to board his flight so my parents are just watching him
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brooklyn. but sarah arrive. 2 hours before her flight to san diego. my mom is always super early with stuff. so she's thinking like completely ahead. >> about the whole holiday thing mom. that's even sarah knows all about the holiday travel rush when they came in on thursday or wednesday. it was it was so much traffic take 4 hours to get home from temperatures. go to this sunday after thanksgiving is usually one of the busiest travel days of the year. >> on the roads and air aaa predicted more than 4 million people will have traveled by plane over the last week. san francisco international airport is starting to see prepandemic crowds about 50,000 passengers have been departing a day over the holiday week. the security lines were manageable for the most part. as for returning to the bay area. it was very crowded. >> all but you know, overall, i'd airports were pretty efficient. and it was safe. >> so it was good. it wasn't too bad. actually coming in. i
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thought it would be way worse. to pick us up was quite busy. >> and the drop offs here. they have been busy all day long. but travelers seem to be heeding the advice of getting to the airport early 2 hours before domestic flight 3 hours before international. and until that next christmas we have christmas and new be back. probably back then. we're live at sfo. gayle ong kron 4 news that practice run for a lot of folks killed. thank you. >> tonight the search for a killer continues tonight in the murder of a kron 4 news. a security guard shot while on assignment with one of our reporters last week. yesterday, several bay area, law enforcement agencies joined in a procession to transport the body of kevin ishida from highland hospital to the alameda county coroner's office officers from alameda police san jose police in common. police were on hand for that transport. the shooter was shot in the abdomen during an attempt to rob our for equipment on
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wednesday. he died from his injuries yesterday. so far investigators have not released details on a suspect in kevin's murder. but yesterday oakland police did release this picture of a car believed to be connected to his murder. it is a white four-door 2000, 4 to 2008 model, acura tl sedan. it does not have any front license plates. anyone with information are urged to call oakland homicide detectives or oakland crime stoppers, a reward of $32,500 now on the table for information that leads to an arrest in that case. also, a fund has been set up to help the family of kevin, the shooter. we have details on how you can help right now at kron 4 dot com. also you can make a donation at any metropolitan bank to get a better look at the car. investigators are currently looking for right now. all that information right now is that kron 4 dot com. ahead tonight here on kron. 4 news at 6, a happy ending after a coyote found nearly drowning in the san francisco bay.
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>> the latest updates from fire crews to release him back into the wild. >> and i'm rebecca strom in from a breeze of rodriguez's. we're tracking warm afternoons and chilly overnight temperatures my full forecast coming up after the break. stay with us.
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>> welcome back, everyone. i'm in is now spending the night behind bars after sacramento. police say he fired at them early this morning. police say
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they responded to a call when they got to the south sacramento neighborhood. the man opened fire at the officers returning fire. that's when the man took off. triggering an hours long search for him. officers were able to locate him inside of that neighborhood. no one was hurt in that shooting. a coyote rescued in san francisco bay has now been released back into the wild after getting some tlc. take a look at this video posted from the san francisco fire department showing workers fishing that coyote out of the bay yesterday. crews were able to attach a rope around its neck to keep it above water before lifting it off to safety. still to come, tonight, a powerful earthquake rocks peru. >> damaging roads and a number of buildings where the worst damage was seen after the quake hit. the fashion world reeling tonight over the death of trailblazing virgil apple. a look back at the legacy he left behind. and in oakland dog owner robbed at gunpoint for her french bulldog. we'll
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talk to the victi
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>> tonight, oakland police are looking for the suspects who they say stole this french bulldog at gunpoint sometime on friday night. the dog's owner telling kron 4 today that a friend was taking the dog merlin for a walk near valdez and 24th streets. when 2 men approached pointed a gun at that friend and demanded that she hand over her dog for sale. the sacking spoke
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one-on-one with her and her friend tonight and has their story. >> really should be should. he should he should have with this change right now. >> hannah nelson is on the verge of tears talking about her nearly 2 year-old frenchie merlin who she says was stolen at gunpoint on friday. nelson says she was visiting friends in atlanta for thanksgiving when she got a call from her friend marie cobain's who was watching merlin at the time at one of them come in front of pointed a gun in my face said give me the dog. >> and basically the other one had already gone to go grab early. and bain says she was walking rolling when it happened around 06:00pm at valdez and 24th streets in oakland. she says the 2 men then jumped in a car and sped off going the wrong way down a one-way street towards whole foods very couldn't get anything out of could say anything but also with a gun in your face. you know, what are you supposed to say after hearing what happened. nelson says she jumped on a flight the next morning to head home so she could make fires and
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work with police. >> french bulldogs have been a popular target for robbers, especially in the bay area because they go for higher prices. nelson says the last few days have been emotional without it's hard. i can't even. >> understand why someone would want to do this. but. i mean, even coming home not running to the door to greet me. >> or hearing him run around in the background. nelson's family set up a reward website for merlin who's 26 pounds with a few unique spots, including a large black spot on his left shoulder. he has a white belly and chest as well. i'm taylor reporting kron 4 news. >> let's talk about our 4 zone forecast. this sunday. not a live look at the golden gate bridge is we're saying folks are on the roads tonight heading home from their thanksgiving day travels and returning home getting ready for a new work week. you won't have to worry about. running the heater anytime soon. this
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week ran for meteorologists rebecca strong in tonight, former with a look at just how warm things will get as we will start a new work week. yeah. jonathan, it looks you're not going to run the heaters at all during the afternoon hours. pretty much for the next week or so. overnight hours, though, things are going to get. >> a little bit cold in your neighborhood. live camera outside right now i'm gorgeous shot of san francisco international airport. nice and clear once again that we're seeing mostly around the bay area. clear skies and then lows, though dropping into the 40's and 50's still cold not as cold as what we saw earlier in the week definitely still want to have a those heaters on but only for those hours because once we get into the afternoon the entire week this temperatures really holding steady near the 70 degree. mark so well. lots of sunshine to enjoy make some plans outside and then next weekend still going to be dry. no rain in forecast and those temperatures dropping maybe to the 60's, we might see some low 70's. so not a bad forecast at all. all my seven-day around the bay forecast coming up a little
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bit later on in the back to you. rebecca, thank you a strong earthquake hit northern peru this morning. scientists say. >> the 7.5 magnitude quake was underground and was felt in the capital of lima along with a number of other towns. so far no deaths have been reported. but there has been severe damage to roads and buildings, including a centuries-old church tower earthquakes are common in peru. that's because it's located in the pacific ring of fire where 85% of the planet's seismic activity takes place fashion designer virgil abloh has died of cancer at the age of 41 low had been the men's artistic director for louis that on the world's biggest luxury brand since 2018. he was known come. but for combining street where with high-end fashion like mixing sneakers and camouflage plant pants with tailored suits and evening gowns. he also worked as a dj and a visual artist. he survived by his wife and 2 children. in sports. the forty-niners have a showdown at levi stadium againstmthe
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vikings and what a game it was. >> director jason dumas has the highlights. plus the warriors. that's coming up warriors. that's coming up next. watch this. can i please get the cheddar loaded cheeseburger combo? wait, i know that voice... (smug laugh) danny palumbo? from high school?! no, it's jack. try my $5.99 cheddar loaded cheeseburger combo with cheese 3 ways.
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my $5.99 cheddar loaded cheeseburger features a jumbo patty and cheddar 3 ways: with a slice of cheddar cheese... and cheddar ranch... all between a cheddar bun. yeah, it's loaded, but you know what they say: the more cheddar, the better. >> and now kron 4 sports. >> today was essentially a playoff game at levi stadium. 2 teams identical records fighting for one of the final nfc playoff spots. yes, i know there's still a lot of football to be played. but you
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get the sense that the niners and vikings will be battling it out till the end. kyle shanahan looking to make it a season-high three-game win streak and a bar is pretty low. 3rd quarter, 40 niners up 7 alijah mishal. he was a workhorse today. they needed it. 27 carries a 133 yards. >> and a touchdown later on on the kickoff vikings. want to. this is what i like to call out. house call right here. you can't give this up. he returned it 99 yards. jeff, what? it's a five-point game midway through the let's go to the 4th quarter now, minute warning probably gold. he has this game's over. robbie is usually mister reliable, but he misses it. kyle shanahan and believe it under a minute to go minnesota going for it on 4th and 8. and guess what, kirk cousins overthrows justin
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jeffrey, jeff and jefferson. i'm sorry, not a shocker there. forty-niners hang on to win 34 26. like i said before, the game playoff atmosphere and kyle shanahan. he agrees. >> we believe that would be like a playoff because other 2 in 2 teams are playing inspired and got everything on the line. and that's why it's a good football game for people to watch. it's not always the most fun intense wise for everybody. but i'm proud of our guys. how they handled it. >> all right. the dubs trying to make it a league best 18 2 on the season. first game of the quick two-game road trip starting at staples center with the clippers. just under a month left before the staples center's remains too dot com let's go right to the 3rd step pulling out all of the tricks behind of back to dream on just 50 to 44 war. >> disconnect. jordan poole
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get the shot blocked by isaiah hartenstein him afterwards in the 3rd bench players talking like starters, i hated to jordan poole response. of course, great threes, including that bank shot at the end 0.17 points and will never hear from that backup center 4th quarter gets hip check going the rest wallace is whistle let them know how he felt about that if teed up and then way he gets in his bag afterwards 3 straight threes including that one. don't go under to pick with 3. he finished with 33 points. he fired up warriors win one o 5 to 90. they are an nba best. >> 18 in 2. they're taking on the phoenix suns on tuesday. let's hear from steve kerr after the notice. steph kind of turn the page after 90 it was as upset as i've seen stuff. and a long time and it was as upset as i've been in a
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long time it's kind of a miracle that i didn't get a technical. it seemed to get him gone. you know, whatever it takes, i guess. >> all right. and one quick note. i know we don't have much time. kevin and the giants ace just signed a deal with the toronto blue jays. so he won't be returning. we'll have more on that at a time. and that's when we'll see who live in prime time on kron 4 news at 8 o'clock. don't forget we're always on kron. 4 dot com.
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