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challenging moment for all of us. and particularly those in uniform to go out there every day to address this. >> now it's 6 oakland's police chief is addressing the challenges his officers are facing the day after the city promised to add more officers to the force. good evening. thanks for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm ken wayne. and i'm pam moore. there have been 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. she's around. armstrong says he hopes recruiting and technology will help us department tackle crime. kron four's rob nesbit has been following oakland's response to this increase of violent crimes and he joins us now live from our newsroom with more on the changes. rob. >> ken and pam chief leronne armstrong says police recruitment will help make oakland streets safer. but he also believes security cameras will make a difference. 2 minutes and 7 seconds of silence was chief leronne armstrong honor the 127 homicide victims in oakland this year. >> oakland police releasing
this photo of a black toyota rav 4 that they say was involved in sunday's shooting death of eric davis at lake merritt. >> the vehicle may have a rear passenger side window that is missing has been shot out. >> chief armstrong thank council members and mayor schaff are promising a reversal, a budget cuts to the police since the department has 70 less officers than they did at the same time last year. financial incentives will help get more officers to apply and the chiefs opinion. i think we need to make ourselves competitive. >> in this very difficult market of higher police officers across the country. >> in addition to recruitment chief armstrong says technology will help prevent and solve crime asking the city to add a surveillance camera system around oakland streets and put this is definitely behind the 8 ball because we have to go out and asked community members to bring for video. >> the chief says he's proud of the work is 676 officers are accomplishing despite the challenges shots fired at 2 officers over the weekend. tactical teams deployed during caravan burglaries group of
individuals that sometime are not even from oakland coming commit multiple as high as 30 burglaries and one particular hour period. according to lieutenant frederick shave ease oakland has made 10 homicide arrest this month. there are a number of cases where we have identified subjects and maybe even made an arrest. but we are counting charge cases as as clarence the oakland police department is asking the da's office to do more to make sure those arrested are held accountable. chief armstrong says the criminals are more tactical than he would have expected oftentimes organizing their plans to social media live in the newsroom. i'm rob nesbitt kron 4 news. rob, thank you. >> the national park service is confirming tonight. the vehicle linked to the deadly shooting of prom for security guard kevin nishita was involved in a robbery in san francisco. oakland police released this photograph of the suspect car. it is a white 2004 to 2008 acura tl with 4 doors and a sunroof. it does not have a front license
plate. the national park service says the same car was used in an armed robbery that happened back on november the 22nd with in golden gate. national recreation area as it relate as to the latest who police say the gunman shot him while trying to steal our reporter's camera a reward of $32,500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest in that case and a fund has been set up with an issue to family a cash or check donation can be made to kevin issued a trust and any metropolitan bank location in person or by mail to the address on your screen. that information is also on our website at kron 4 dot com. >> also in the east bay another small business has been burglarized in oakland and this time it was a shoe store renegade running on grand avenue that was targeted surveillance cameras captured 2 thieves breaking into the store sunday night. the owner says this is the 3rd time this year. the store's been broken into. >> when you're building
community and we love being in oakland. and when something like this happens, it's just it's just heart it's sad. of course it's a little scary and frightening. i don't know how many more incidents like this we can take to keep our doors open. >> the owner says his most recent burglary costs the store at least $5,000. >> on the peninsula. daly city police are searching for these 2 men. they are accused of stealing more than $3500 worth of merchandise from the macy's at the sermon to shopping center. this happened on saturday. november. the 20th police say the suspects may have left the scene in a white mercedes benz sedan with a california license plate number that begins with the number 8. if you recognize the man on your screen, you are asked to contact the daly city police department. domestic terrorism is now the phrase being used to describe the experience of those flash mob retail robberies like the ones that we've seen recently here
in the bay area. well, ford has the money and talk to the representative of more than 200 major retailers in the state who explains why she views these crimes as terrorism. >> think the using the term domestic terrorism bit over the top of the case like this. >> now, i would say now i wouldn't. and tell you why. the ceo of the california retailers association rachel michelin explains why she believes using the phrase domestic terror is appropriate to describe what she says is the lasting impact on someone who was behind the counter working look or the store shopping with dozens of these suddenly appear without warning certainly you've got 90 people showing up in cars with. >> crowbars and sledgehammers you know, running into a store and committing these just brazen crimes and you think about the impact that's going to have on those employees and those consumers. i think it is. it was terrorizing those
people in stores and to those employees, there has always been shoplifting. it comes with the retail territory. but michelin says california businesses have never experienced anything like this these brazen acts that we've seen cordon aid efforts that we've seen up and down the state of california know when to see not before some california politicians have been say that they're going to do something about those organized efforts and they are organized disproportionate efforts and we want to go after those ranks. >> however, for these images. it is clear these organized theft reading seed to be leveling up in spite of the tough talk. and i think we're still trying to wrap our minds around it are trying to figure oui what our next steps are. but if we don't do something bold and we don't really work together on solutions. you know, i just want to make sure we stop it because we need to make sure that our boys and our customers are state, but they go into a store anywhere in the state of california. has mud you cried for 2. if you feel like these recent
crimes are taking a toll on your mental health you're not alone. coming up tonight at 6.30. we're going to be joined live by author and motivational speaker mike robbins and he's going to offer some techniques on how to cope with stress and anxiety. >> developing news out of michigan tonight, a 15 year-old has been arrested after opening fire on his high school campus, killing 3 students and wounding 6 others, including a teacher police responded about 1 o'clock this afternoon to the report of an active shooter at oxford high school. that's about 30 miles north of detroit. police say they don't know the motive yet. they say they believe the boy acted alone. the school was put on lockdown and students were later escorted to a nearby parking lot. officers arrested a teenager and they say they found the gun. he used as student reportedly asked for an attorney after being taken into custody. >> to our coronavirus coverage. now pfizer is expected to seek emergency use authorization this week for booster shots for use in
teenagers ages 1617 right now only people 18 and up are eligible. if authorization is granted the additional pfizer shot would be the first vaccine booster teens younger than 18. the fda. granted emergency use authorization for pfizer and moderna booster shots for all earlier this month. and a drug that can help keep unvaccinated people who have covid from getting severe disease is one step closer to being approved this comes as a crime variant continues. this global spread and vaccine makers give conflicting information as to whether their backs can actually beat this new variant for dan kerman breaks it all down for us. >> marks molnupiravir a drug that unvaccinated people diagnosed with covid-19 can take it home to reduce their chance of severe disease has narrowly got the ok from an fda panel. the drugs themselves are for people to to take minute. they get sick. >> with covid minute. that's
diagnosed earlier he takes them the better the results were infectious disease specialists. a study showed the drug may only be affective 30% of the time. >> while pfizer's yet to be approved paxlovid appears to be even more effective regardless. they say it will go a long way to help those across the globe who can't get a vaccine and those here at home who don't want a vaccine. we have not managed to convince everyone to get a vaccine and we have to provide compassionate care nonetheless. >> so it's important for unvaccinated individuals. the news comes as a crime variant continues its global spread. well, it remains unclear how effective vaccines will be against it makers of the moderna vaccine say it's likely there's won't work. lawmakers of the pfizer vaccine say there's will work. those announcements have created considerable confusion >> we're unfortunate. we saying that today. >> to be fair, they probably have a profit motive in saying
that because they're going to be making on the kron specific variant booster and that would be nice if they could get one seems doctors say the fact is it's too early to know how effective the vaccines will be. but they're confident they'll work to some degree. i think it's very likely there will be protection. >> weather is going to be terrific protection, but it could be moderate or modest protection. that's where the questions are again, doctors believe we should get some real world data about how effective the vaccines are against doma kron within the next couple of weeks. dan kerman kron 4 news now to our drought emergency tonight city of san jose is considering declaring a water shortage. officials are meeting right now to discuss the measure. >> the declaration would limit the use of water for landscaping to just 2 days a week if passed it would remain in effect until the end of october. and in marin county, water officials say that reservoirs are currently at just 58% of normal normally for this time of year. the presenters reservoirs are at 66% of capacity when water
says with a chance of rain looking pretty low right now. people are still being encourage there to conserve water. >> coming up at 6 nearly a week away from the re sentencing hearing of scott peterson why he has been transferred out of san quentin prison. >> plus back on the kane begins his first practice since his suspension. we're going to hear from him on his plans with sharks moving forward. >> if they're going to come to congress and vote against those things. >> plus a push for more gop women lawmakers. we will take a look at their potential future in congress. and if you get a chance to get outside. enjoy the sunshine today. don't worry. >> tomorrow could be even nicer. we'll talk about that. plus the prospects for rain plus the prospects for rain coming up from the 2 minutes. i don't just play someone brainy on tv - i'm an actual neuroscientist. and i love the science behind neuriva plus.
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overturned by the california supreme court last year peterson will be sentenced next week on december 8. meanwhile, in the south bay, x theranos founder elizabeth holmes was cross examined by the prosecution today in her criminal fraud trial. the trial is expected to take at least 3 months. this is video of her walking to the santa clara county courtroom this morning. today was her 5th day on the witness stand. holmes is accused of duping investors into pouring millions of dollars medical startup company fairness for the past 4 days. it was her attorneys asking her questions painting a picture that holmes was not herself, but instead controlled by former partner sunny balwani. she claims he sexually assaulted her and controlled her almost every facet of her life. >> and staying in the south bay now vaccinated and skating for a new hockey team for now, former san jose sharks star evander kane was back at practice today as kron four's. rob fladeboe tells us cain is hoping to put some off ice
controversies behind him. >> you want >> fully vaccinated after serving a 21 game suspension for violating the nhl's covid-19 protocols van der cain is now practicing with the minor leagues san jose barracuda after being placed on waivers by the sharks on sunday after practice cain was asked whether might not be welcome in the sharks dressing room. i came into same same teammates >> that's been said the suspension resulted from allegations came falsified. his vaccination status. it is separate investigation. the league bono evidence came gambled on hockey games. >> the former shaq also did not specifically address allegations of domestic abuse involving his estranged wife. >> what to make of that. you
it's always a there's never the same importance in conviction. box so they're just tales of you're coming off his best season with the sharks can look sharp in practice. >> it's not clear how long he will be with the barracuda but insists he is focused on getting himself in shape to play. that may be. >> my job don't go i mean, with so i for you know, we go certain issues take time. >> cain says he hasn't spoken to any of this former sharks teammates since the suspension asked whether he would prefer a return to the shark. sure to catch on with another nhl team
cain declined to say only that he has a plan and is looking forward to it in san jose. rob fladeboe kron 4 news time now for our 4 zone forecast as we give you a live look. great shot at the golden gate bridge on what was really. >> aside from our drought situation. a spectacular day. yeah. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with. >> a warmer earth. what some are like tomorrow. yeah, tomorrow. we've got a record today in san jose will show you we see a lot of records around the bay area tomorrow as high pressure going to crank things up. that offshore wind kicking into gear as that air sinks it approached the coastline. doesn't matter what time of year it's going to warm up. and that's what we saw today. we'll see that again tomorrow. clears can be out there right now, beautiful skies all the way to the coastline. san jose checking in with 73 degrees. that was a record high today beat the old record set back in 2008 of 72 and we could see more records around the bay area tomorrow afternoon. very comfortable evening outside right now. 6 till 64 in san jose, 61 half
moon bay 64 degrees in san francisco, cool off now in parts of the north bay. 54 in petaluma and 55 degrees in the bottle. but high pressure overhead and can you kind of get the sense of or circulation around that ridge. see that kind that offshore. even the upper levels, the atmosphere. but down below are going to see that as well. and that should be just enough. crank up the temperatures and tomorrow likely going to be the peak of the heat for the week ahead. a little bit of a sea breeze right now. along the coastline, a mixed bag inland and started to see more of a northerly component showing up at some of the north bay mountains. fact it's likely to get blustery over some of the north bay mountains for tonight. so as we head through the night, those winds kind of ramping up mostly clear skies out there right now. a few high clouds of that temperatures are rather comfortable, especially for this time of year. overnight lows will be chilly in spots down in the low 40's inland. a lot of 40's even along the coastline. going to be a little bit on the cool side by day tomorrow, though. what a day it is going to be about 75 degrees in san jose. but some place in the santa
clara valley. they could get closer to 80 but 81 in morgan hill 75 in santa rosa 70 degrees in oakland, about 72 in hayward. enjoy it while we have we've got changes on the way cooling trend starting on thursday, even a slight chance of showers by next monday. thank you us in a victory for gun control advocates federal court. a federal court has upheld california's ban. >> on high capacity magazines today. the 9th circuit court in san francisco called california's law a reasonable fit for the government's interest in reducing gun violence. the 7 to 4 ruling upholds to laws sp 1446 and proposition. 63 both crackdown on magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition. the original lawsuit was brought by groups representing the state's gun owners. they have not said whether or not they plan to appeal the case to the u.s. supreme court. >> new tonight at 6 new york congresswoman elise stefanik is pushing to get more gop women in the house of
representatives. she says recruiting female candidates is a path for republicans to take back control of the house. our washington, dc correspondent basil john reports on the mission. >> new york congresswoman elise stefanik is determined to increase the number of republican women in congress. we believe that our strongest candidates in the 2022 election cycle will be these republican women tuesday. she endorsed 8 women running across the country. i'm very inspired by their stories and i think is america learns more about them. they're going to be inspired as well. stefanik's is recruiting gop women to run for congress could lead to a republican controlled house next year. republican women are going to lead the way firing nancy pelosi once and for all. the candidates say they're ready for the race to come. i think women are stepping up in record numbers anyway because we are watching what is going on in our communities and we want to become a part of the solution. last cycle we had with teen out of 17 cities were by for veterans. minorities or women. so being
a veteran. and again, i think is going to be very helpful for next cycle. the florida democratic congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz doesn't trust to fund its motives she made an effort. >> essentially to elect women just because of their gender and their body parts. she says voters will notice that republican policies like rejecting the child tax credit and universal pre k hurt women. what's the point of electing a woman. if they're going to come to congress and vote against those things and actually make life harder for women reporting in washington. i'm basil john. >> right now 120 women 89 democrats and 31 republicans to sit in the house of representatives. that's just a little more than a quarter of the 435 voting members also in the chamber for not voting female delegates represent american samoa, the district of columbia, puerto rico and the virgin islands coming up. there are plenty of ways to give back this holiday season, including this making a quick stop at a vending machine.
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fellas center in new york city. anybody visiting the tree there can stop and make a donation instead of buying a snack or soda from the machine with the swipe of a credit card supporters can select to donate items to a charity of their choice. people can select from more than 30 items ranging from $5 to $250 in cost. >> what this does is it takes concept where i can go and buy something for somebody across the world, whether it's clean water. boy later. i team even a baseball game for young kids to go to yankee stadium so here in rockefeller center, the center of world. we're reaching out to the world. >> 9 additional us cities are hosting giving machines through the end of the year, including right here in the bay area. the giving machine is located in the east bay at oakland's mormon temple. that's right off of highway 13 details are on our website at kron. 4 dot com. well, for almost a decade now. the to
say after thanksgiving has been recognized nationally is giving to say today the work of nonprofits is being highlighted forcefully to go reports from concord where one group has been serving the lgbtq community for more than 25 years. >> for 12 years now christian has leaned on the rainbow community center in concord for site first as a visionary in his teens and now has hiv outreach manager. >> he says without this nonprofit time from air right now in center provides resources for the lgbtq community and has been a staple in the east bay since 1995 the center itself has remained closed to the public during the pandemic but events and donation drives to help youth and seniors have continues. i think it was a tough time with that. when i came out, you know. >> at an earlier i i just came here from mexico. so i think
it was really hard to, you that's picking was what he learned and did so alongside others going through similar experiences. >> today. the nonprofit reaches more than 1000 people a year. all over contra. costa county providing people access to housing financial resources clothes toys during the holidays and mental health services many of us are suffering isolation and depression. >> working from home. the best thing to have and also not having services fully available. still the volunteers and staff are doing what they can to help. >> and could use your assistance too. your time or money will go a long way. >> in phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> coming up next on kron 4 news at 6. we're going to be joined live by author and motivational speaker mike robbins. we're going to be talking about techniques for coping with anxiety and stress given the recent events here in the bay area and across the nation. those violent attacks. stick around. we'll be right stick around. we'll be right when that car hit my motorcycle,
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