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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news here on this tuesday. and we are a day closer to thanksgiving john, i'll ask you, what are you thankful for this year. oh, my gosh. so much. i think after these past 2 years, it's the little things. it's yeah. i think a lot of us can say about you. family friends friendship, life, all those things. she had the list ready just definitely. a lot to be thankful for in a good forecast just on top of it will cherry on top i guess we are going to be looking at some nice weather to be getting outside maybe for the thanksgiving dinner. >> or whatever you need to be doing some travel weather also cooperating for that. a viewing outside from the berkeley hills this morning. skies are nice and clear. we're really not talking a lot of cloud cover, cloud cover that we do have will scoot its way out by the time the sun comes up this morning, visibility another foggyc morning for the central valley. but most of the bay
area itself is actually looking a okay. as far as visibility goes, we're in the midst of temperatures mostly in the 40's to 50's and tell you head to the north bay. that's where from fairfield to san anselmo up to santa rosa. it's back down into the upper 30's much like yesterday was might not be quite as cold as this morning. as it was yesterday. but we do have a cooler afternoon just around the corner with daytime highs out of yesterday. 70's and down into the 60's today. all the talk in the rest of your forecast leading into the holiday. still ahead, back to rain perfect john, thank you for that. all right. let's get a look at your bridges traveling from the east bay into the city a little under 2 minutes for your drive time. there no major issues or delays. the san mateo bridge and across towards the peninsula a little under 13 minutes to make that commute. the richmond center fell bridge. we do have a traffic hazard westbound just west of garland boulevard. so just as you're getting on the bridge. >> heading across for a look at that traffic still pretty light. a little under 10 minutes to make that commute in about 20 minutes traveling from the north bay into the
city will have more weather and traffic coming up. but for now, let's get back some of our top stories. well, the president of the california retailers association says law enforcement retailers, state and local leaders. let's all come together to try to find a solution to the recent rise in retail crimes have been seen all the robberies prompted governor newsom to direct siege. pete increases presence near major retail centers across the bay area. kron four's taylor is aqi has more for us on that. >> a crime ridden weekend rocked the bay area after thieves targeted stores in san francisco's union square on friday pulled by a team looters streaming the nordstrom in walnut creek on saturday. burglars hitting many stores in between across several other cities. >> look, i have no sympathy, no empathy whatsoever. people smashing and grabbing stealing people's items crane havoc and tear on our streets. not governor gavin newsome calling in for backup on monday. >> saying he is now directed california highway patrol to
increase their presence near busy shopping centers in the bay area. >> we want real accountability. we want people prosecuted and we want people to feel safe this holiday season. the increa e chp patrols will continue through the holiday season as we expect more shoppers to visit the area since the weekend string of robberies and burglaries. >> governor newsom's office says it's been in contact with local mayors. police departments and retail stores to come up with additional ways to thwart this organized theft. this comes just 4 months after the state relaunched its organized retail crimes task force. >> so far the governor says it resulted in 773 investigations, 240 arrests and the recovery of nearly 20 million dollars worth of stolen goods moving forward. newsom also announced a proposed increase in next year's state budget to combat this rampant retail crime. i'm taylor reporting kron 4 news. >> pleasanton police say a smash and grab that it may have been boarded by mall security measures. there.
police say 9 people all caught on surveillance video breaking into the stone ridge shopping center around one 30 sunday morning. well, the say the group broke in by pushing a sliding glass door off a door tracked. they then were spotted heading towards the area of a jewelry store. but immediately left once they appear to see metal security gate. protecting the store. police say the suspects did not gain any access to any of the stores at the mall and there were no other reported incidents of theft in pleasanton. well, with all this rise in brazen thefts. you might be thinking about changing your holiday shopping plans. maybe want to go to the store anymore. local experts say how you shop could be the difference in whether or not you are also a victim. >> you should be aware of where the nearest exit is getting out of the store is your best option. to gain as much distance as you can from the people who are committing the crimes and also put items in for a hard items that poll that is attached to the
closing 3 feet from you. you might have to grab that thing. you know, snap it off and use it to defend yourself. obviously you want to. that goes back to where it is right. you want to be a personally aware what's going on? >> one example of being aware in this video taken last week. one shopper can be seen hiding in a photo bulls while just a few feet away. 3 teens stole more than $50,000 of jewelry from a fair film. all experts do not recommend confronting the criminals or trying to be a hero in these situations. well, nearly 2 dozen illegal guns as well as drugs have been taken off the streets of san francisco police work with the district attorney office and federal authorities for that bust, kron four's. dan thorn has the details on that. >> 21 illegal weapons along with ammunition high capacity magazines and drug czar netted in a joint operation in san francisco. the atf sfpd in the san francisco district attorney's office are working
to crack down on gun crimes is just one example. >> of the many proactive approaches. we are taking to get guns out of the hands of criminals before lives district attorney chesa boudin says 4 people are now facing charges after the weapons were found at 2 locations in the city last week. johnson bruneau economy, ryan and kelly mean are accused of trying to sell the guns online through social media posts like this social media. a key that was communicated sell stolen goods. >> firearms and increasingly become a tool for law enforcement to disrupt dismantle and hold accountable those groups that are committing crimes and increase in fatal gun violence has been happening across the country as well as across the state california's department of justice released numbers in july showing gun-related killings in twenty-twenty accounted for nearly 3 out of 4 of the more than 2200 homicides in the state while facing a spike in shootings. san francisco city leaders
decided in september to ban untraceable firearms also known as ghost guns. last summer. the district attorney's office also sued 3 california based ghost gun makers to build it yourself weaponry has flooded the city's streets. i know that through getting guns off the streets, preventing illegal guns from entering our communities. we can make significant strides towards safety and justice for all reporting in san francisco. dan thorn kron 4 news. >> the san francisco police are investigating 2 homicides over the weekend. the first happened just 10 o'clock. the first just happened just before 10 o'clock friday night on connecticut street in potrero hill not far from the patrol recreation center right there on your screen when they arrived on scene. police say they found a 25 year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. he died there. now, the second homicide happened just after 1045 sunday night on jerry street just one block away from union square police
say a 30 year-old man was stabbed several times. he was also pronounced dead there at the scene. no arrests have been made in either of those cases and officers have not released any suspect information as of this morning. well, in the east bay oakland police chief leronne armstrong continues to plead with communities to stop the violence. this as the police department is spread thin trying to handle the uptick in crime kron four's amanda hari has the police's message for us. >> the oakland police chief said that it was a violent weekend all around. but especially during a 10 hour period on saturday. he said during that time they had more than 2 dozen incidents. most of which they're still investigating. >> oakland. police chief leronne armstrong says that 10 hour period started around 3 on saturday when police were called to an armed carjacking and robbery. they followed the suspect to several locations at one point that person shot
at officers. it came to an end here at the 5900 block of ocean view drive the suspect then exited the vehicle armed with a firearm. >> officers gave the suspect commands drop the gun. opd officers discharged their duty firearms. the suspect was struck. the suspect was transported to the hospital and died from their injuries. >> 2 officers fired their guns and both are on paid administrative leave. we're trying to manage. >> over 300 calls for service. those calls, including robberies looting and hundreds of vehicles involved in illegal sideshows. >> this is citizen video from one of those side shows there were other shootings including one that led to the 120 firth homicide of the year. the victim was 17 years old. chief armstrong says they're already preparing for next weekend. i want to be clear that we're not going to tolerate this
type of activity in the city of oakland. we are going to respond. chief armstrong says they'll have teams deployed across the city, but he says it can't be just the responsibility of police to solve this level of crime. >> he says they need help. >> massing council members to step up and start having a conversation about the loss of life in this city beyond the politics with the support police are not. there is a clear problem in this city. the oakland police department continues to have staffing issues. the chief says. >> on one night 11 of the 35 beats. >> weren't covered. but he says they move people around to fill in the gaps amanda hari kron 4 news. >> well, 3 people arrested in connection to the shooting of retired oakland police captain or c joyner police say one suspect was arrested. houston, texas, and the 2 others were arrested near sacramento. well, the shooting happened last month at a chevron gas station in west oakland when joiner was approached by several suspects who tried to
rob him joyner shot and killed one and then he was and then he was shot. and then the others got away. joyner was critically injured in that shooting and is still currently recovering. coming up next on the kron 4 morning news 2 pictures from the giants will stay in the bay area for. >> a few more years. the deals they sign and how this is going to help the team next season will be right back.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news it time for you now. 04:44am here on this monday oaks is tuesday what happened monday where was i k now that i was confident about that too. well, we are planning for the next couple of days. the holiday season with our family and our loved ones. so hopefully you got the week off. hopefully you're mixing up the days, but because you're often home relaxant john sabol has been tracking the forecast for us. we talk about monday's forecast. we're done with that. focus on to holding weeks are like that, though. you never because it just feels different. you never actually know it's day. it is like state. could be would be right.
>> it might be friday for a lot of people. it is friday. it is. yeah. is the man have tomorrow thursday off in which case mother nature giving us some good weather for all of it, whether you're working, whether you're off, whether you're doing some travels, really anything you have plants. not a lot of potential to have interruptions at least as far as weather goes. we are looking at clear dry and relatively mild conditions. coit tower looks good this morning. we are going to be seeing some bright skies later on today. once that sun does come up, we had a cold front seeking through earlier in the morning. and you can see that draped across the region. lots of energy stashed up in this one up into the pacific northwest in the form of rain and snow. this fizzles out. by the time it reaches us all that. we've got us some cloud cover this morning. some sunshine this afternoon. the slightly cooler feel for your tuesday tomorrow will continue that cooler field before temperatures begin to climb. just a few degrees. again on into thursday and friday. this is going to take us back into the low 70's for just a few spots by the finish of the week. as for today, though, no
70's on the map. just some 60's. it doesn't matter whether you're at the coast right along the bay are further inland. we're all going to be sharing a pretty similar range of numbers and definitely some light jacket where the conditions san jose at 65 campbell 66, one of your warmer spots. well, union city and pleasanton. i 64 in oakland, rounding us out right at 65 degrees. not much different across the north bay either we're all feeling pretty nice and cool this afternoon, like i said, a nice light jacket and you'll be good to go for your tuesday. we stay pretty similar on into thursday for thanksgiving itself before a weekend warm-up. that takes us close if not to the low 70's for some holiday shopping. you may have planned after all that turkey on thursday. sounds right. we're getting a look at traffic on this tuesday morning. >> traveling from the east bay into the city. a little under 10 minutes for your drive time. the air heading across towards the peninsula via the san mateo bridge. no major delays. a little under 13 for you to make that commute.
we'll check in on the richmond center fell bridge to traveling at a richmond. a little under 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge about 20 minutes traveling from the north bay into the city. well, the faa is proposing more than a $160,000 in fines against 8 airline passengers over incidents involving alcohol. well, the biggest fine tops $40,000 for passenger who boarded a flight of the san jose airport officials say the person brought their own alcohol on board. smoke marijuana in the bathroom and sexually assaulted a flight attendant. the passenger was arrested once the plane landed in san diego. airlines have reported more than 5,000 incidents of unruly passengers to the faa since january. well, hundreds of thousands of federal contractors are going to be getting a raise next year starting january 30th labor secretary marty walsh made the announcement on monday. his department will raise the minimum wage from
$10 and $0.95 to $15 an hour wall says this will affect nearly 330,000 federal workers, including those. maintain federal buildings provide health care for veterans in bill and repair roads and bridges so family can afford a home. >> put food the table. a car in the driveway. live with dignity little respect and make sure we treat them the way that people should be treated. >> supporters of the move will encourage higher wages at private businesses next year. california's minimum wage will raise arise to about $15 an hour for all businesses with at least 26 employees. well, the giants moved quickly to resign. 2 of its pitchers to multi year deals. and the forty-niners say they're working on and proving their game before they play the minnesota viking kron four's sports director jason dumas says the latest for us in sports. >> anthony and alex wood 20 staying in the bay hanging out
partying a little longer de signed a 3 year 36 million dollar extension while the lefty alex wood signed a two-year 20 million dollars extension he's slow friday finish the season 13 7. yeah, 3.1 7 in 31 starts. he threw 2 shutout, which was actually tied for the national league lead and he had a 152 strikeouts, great year. meanwhile, would not too shabby either. 10 to 4 record 3.8 3 he struck out a 152 batters this season. let's hear from the gm after the game on his 2 new site. >> beyond is individual stats. we were 21 in 10 games that he started so the team had a lot of success when he took the ball, which obviously is you know, the of the ultimate importance. we actually think we're going to get hit a sort of. >> really comfortable and secure a pitcher in anthony now that he's on a multi year
deal. >> the forty-niners. they have one, 2 games in a row for the first time september 19th when they beat the philadelphia eagles. now they sit at 500 and you're right back in the thick of the nfc playoff race. but despite the recent success, we start to tighten up a whole lot next week. the minnesota vikings will come to town who are equally as desperate as the niners. both teams are 5 of 5 both teams also coming off a win and both teams had playoff goals heading into this season. >> there is some things that we did just way we came out of both sides of the ball. you know, obviously the long drive off and started with just being able to throw the ball like that. and make 3rd been a number of that we need to get better at that. we're fortunate on the last play. you know, scoring a kid audit that we were going beagle formation. there's things are up by no means was a perfect lot better this week out there.
>> how about some college hoops mark fox and the council bears taking on the 23rd ranked florida gators and this one was ugly. quick. the bears never got to go on marion jones from uefa from beyond the arc 13 points for him. gators role. 80 to 60 cal will stay down in florida take on hall wednesday there and some sort of holiday tournament down there. hopefully they can get a win before they come back to the bay area. all righty. that is your look at sports. >> all right. well, that was sports director jason dumas supporting for us. the forty-niners play. the vikings at home this sunday kickoff is at one 25 pm. we'll be right back after the break.
>> well, happening today, presentation high school is collecting hundreds of turkeys before thanksgiving. their goal is to collect a 1000 turkeys and try to beat the school's record of 1090 turkeys collected in one day. the turkey drive starts at 7. the school says they're also collecting chickens in hams as well. everything collect it will be given to sacred heart community services. now you can add christmas trees to the list of items suffering from shortages and higher prices this year. tree lot owners say the problem goes back more than a decade when farmers
struggling to the recession planted fewer trees for several years. wildfires and drought conditions along the west coast are adding to the shortage and owners say normally $50 trees will cost closer to $75 this year. supply chain issues are raising the price on fake christmas trees as well. we'll close target began opening its stores on thanksgiving a decade ago to kickoff black friday sales a day early. the national retail federation is predicting that holiday sales this year could break records. coming up in the next hour, the looming at nordstrom's is going to impact your holiday shopping. the chances and the changes, the city of walnut creek. it's going to make in
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news far. >> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us here at 05:00am on a tuesday morning. i'm james fletcher. and i'm reyna harvey in for daryn fulsome today as we're counting down to thanksgiving. dar is already off on her thanksgiving break in fact. so we're going to be with you here through the week and the weather think could be on our side. yeah. it was nice yesterday. so hopefully we can see the same type of sunshine today. yeah. get more of the sunshine but not get a little break from those so cooling down just a few degrees as we work our way into your tuesday and wednesday ahead of us temperatures yesterday were pretty nice and mild today. still going to feel good, though your view outside currently from the berkeley hills. the showing some clear skies. we are looking at another morning without a whole lot of fog until you head out to the central valley in which case out there. we are looking at some dense to leave fog having formed again
at times that fog is going to try to form right along the bay shore as well, especially towards the south bay. so be mindful couple of those problem spots. we will be looking at a cool morning with 30's returning for the north bay 40's 50's for the rest of us. not quite as cold as yesterday but comparable and definitely enough to bundle up with that jacket. got rain. a double duty this morning. the roads. how are they looking. of your traffic this morning. not seeing any major delays. if you're heading from the east bay into the city. a little under 2 minutes. >> for your drive time at this hour. let's head over look at the san mateo bridge heading across towards the peninsula. little under 13 for you to make that drive this morning as you're traveling along the richmond center fell bridge. you do have a traffic hazard. 5, a westbound west of garland boulevard just as you're getting on the bridge. that is not slowing things down for you still under 9 minutes as you're traveling out of richmond. let's head over look at the golden gate bridge about 20 minutes traveling from the into the city.