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ceremony. jesse. >> good evening, vicki and grant lying in state at the capitol is an honor granted only to the most distinguished citizens of our country. president civil rights icons and the like. and according to washington's top leaders, dole's family and other invited guests at today's ceremony. he was definitely among them. >> long. sure. he too, was a giant of our history. president biden paid tribute to his longtime friend and colleagu kansas republican bob dole surrounded by images of other american heroes in the capitol rotunda maybe follow his wisdom and his times truth. >> reach consensus. the basic fundamental principles. we all agree on. >> don't began his congressional career in the house. speaker nancy pelosi noted this was his second time being honored in the rotunda.
the first was in 2018 when he received congress's highest honor, the congressional gold medal honoring his duty. >> he always talked duty to our nation with courage dignity and integrity. dove ensor for decades in the senate. >> where republican leader mitch mcconnell said the world war 2 veteran reached across the aisle to pass landmark legislation like the americans with disabilities act. the wounded warrior. >> he spent decades caring or. fellow veterans. and americans with disabilities. >> on his shoulders. don't was the last of the greatest generation to run for president, though he never won the white house, its current occupant place toll among those who have america's lost one of our greatest patriots. and the president also remembered how dole was the deciding vote on a bill that was near and dear to his heart. amtrak funding and also how he helped create the federal holiday for martin
luther king junior live in washington. i'm jessi tenure. thank you. jesse remarkable man. >> now to another story. this is local building trust in policing by analyzing language used during community engagement. interesting concept and that is what this new technology aims to do for officers in one east bay city. our kron four's haaziq madyun spoke to the chief of police about how the technology will help officers do their jobs. it's a story you'll only see here on kron 4. >> lot for a second, ok. take your head con dao conversations between officers and the public in the city of alameda will soon be analyzed using a new body camera audio technology platform that is programmed to flag at risk behavior. we have the opportunity to de-escalate. >> any type of situation. by the way, that we communicate with others. i'm excited that we're the first in california that's going to have this
technology alameda police chief. the shot joshi has only been on the job for 6 months and made a choir in the at risk. a language detection system. one of his top priorities. he explains how it works. as soon as they turn on their body-worn camera. it starts catching the information within. >> minutes weekend received transcripts and create transfers and being analyze how every interaction is going. he says it can even detect sentiment within the conversation. >> identifying good interactions and targeting problematic exchanges. we can also even put in there. >> we want to know every time our officer says some afraid something like is there anything else i can do just to support chief. joel, she says the goal is to use the audio analyzing program as a training tool to highlight excellent police service and point out any potential behavioral issues that should not be modeled by officers with interacting with the public. but most importantly, i think it's a way to ensure
the public that we are committed to. >> transparency. we're committed to being accountable and we're committed to being progressive. >> the alameda pd body cam audio analytic system will go into effect. new year's day 2022 has it, but you on for news. >> california attorney general rob bonta was in san francisco to promote gun buyback event that happening this weekend it's on saturday from 08:00am to 12 noon on howard street. it's being hosted by the group united playaz people will get a $100 cash for handguns and shotguns and $200 for automatic weapons. to 100 million dollar lawsuits have been filed against some michigan school district officials in connection with that school shooting. >> they left 4 students dead. the lawsuits are being filed on behalf of 2 sisters. one of whom was wounded they accused school officials of failing to stop the attack named in the suit are the principal of oxford high school. the dean
some counselors there as well as some teachers and other staff members. the district superintendent is also listed an attorney for the plaintiffs says those school officials refused to suspend or search that 15 year-old boy charged with carrying out the shooting last month. now for the weather. taking a look at our 4 zone forecast we give you this live look outside quite tower. all lit up large cargo here with a look ahead. a large stake guys skies clearing out tonight going to be the coldest night of the year so far. frost going to be common. >> i think in many of the valley is going to watch out for some of the black eyes. maybe early on tomorrow morning. but then we start to get ready for a major storm headed toward the bay area. the rest of california as well. one front slides on through overnight last night in the southern california today. they're going to catch a little bit of a break. we saw that sunshine out there today as well. now the storm system that's approaching looks like it may stall a little bit that significant with this kind of event to get the atmospheric river via get a river venue, get all that.
some tropical moisture getting pulled up by the system and then as it sits across the bay area will just going to pump all that rain across our skies that moving in as early as sunday morning. watch what happens here. it's going to stick around that low starts to dive to the south that front actually kind of lifts and kind of sticks around bringing all that rainfall in across the bay area. that is going make a tremendous difference. the amount of rain that we get at the sticks around too long think we have to start dealing with some problems with some of the major rivers right now looks like it's going to move too fast enough. we've had that long dry period from our last atmospheric river event that looks like things will be ok. the main rivers that said the tributaries, the smaller creeks are going to see debris flows are going to see mudslides. it is going to be messy on and off through monday and tuesday. turning to showers behind that. we've got yet another cold front dropping in to bring another round of rain into the bay area and more snow in the sierra nevada and the following weekend. guess what, yet another storm. so the pattern becoming very active now looks like we're going to see a significant amount of rain here and a ton of snow in
the sierra nevada will talk more about that in a few minutes. thank you, lawrence. >> lewis county, a pride of mount lions was seen roaming a 5 there they are in front of a a home there. a woman says that her ring camera notified her of something moving outside her door. and then when she checked it out. whoa. she saw a during along there. the woman says she she yelled at the mountain lions, which did scare them off. not one, not 2. how 3. very unusual. according to wildlife experts, they say outlines just doesn't typically happen. these creatures typically live alone and now they're reminding people to see him out line. you should try to stay calm. do not approach or turn your back on the big cat did not crouch down or bend over try to look big, try to be loud and throw things at it, if you you know, coming up next on kron, 4 news when teacher
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of people living here in california admit that they bend the rules a bit. that and have a drink prior to lunch this time of year. that is according to detox, dot net the unofficial proper time to have a drink has long been around 5 o'clock overall, the average time californians believe it's acceptable to begin holiday happy hour is 02:42pm. researchers say that this moves as the climate gets colder alaskans, for instance, they say it's ok to start losing at 1230 pm in hawaii that time this for 11:00pm. right on the dot. there you go. you do you? global color company. panto has announced its color of the year for 2022. very perry for the first time in 22 years. the color experts have created a brand new shade for their annual color of the year. says very perry expresses the mood of consumers in the world following the pandemic. if the
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>> the senate has voted to block president biden's vaccine mandate on big businesses. that's right. since the president announced new federal rules. the gop has railed against them, calling them unconstitutional. fort washington, dc correspondent raquel martin reports. >> well, last night's vote was largely symbolic although to democrats to join republicans to reverse the federal vaccine mandate. the majority of democrats called it ridiculous and say it ignores the fact that the rule allows employees to opt out of vaccine mandates in exchange for regular testing in rebuke of the president's federal vaccine rules wednesday night republicans and 2 senate democrats voted to reverse vaccine mandates on private businesses with 100 or more employees. they really have gone too far. south dakota. senator john thune says while he still encourages americans to get their shots. and i say
that as somebody who like some of my colleagues. >> his pro vaccine. he calls the mandate federal overreach something that the federal government should be interfering with indiana republican senator mike braun spearheaded the effort at a wednesday press are he said the mandate would hurt not help the economy. when you put it in these terms either get it or you lose your job. you're on the wrong side of the issue. but democrats say it's republicans on the wrong side. my friends, america. we're in the middle of a public health crisis. senate majority leader chuck schumer slammed the effort wednesday. it's crazy. he says republicans are ignoring science to score political points. and what is the science show. the more people get vaccinated. the greater chance. we have to eliminate or and certainly greatly reduce the virulence. >> and widespread of this of this disease. the wednesday vote is largely symbolic and the white house has already vowed to push back if it comes to the president's desk.
>> he will veto it the mandate battle will likely play out in court multiple courts are now blocking the rules with covid cases and hospitalizations on the rise and still only about 60% of americans fully vaccinated. democrats say they're hoping the courts do not undermine what they see. >> as a public health policy. for now in washington. raquel martin, back to you. >> okay. that might be the biggest, some >> that is huge. a couple stand-up paddleboards surfer saw that thing off the coast of laguna beach. an enormous sunfish. in his post rich german says his buddies board is 14 feet long in the sun fish by comparison look to be somewhere around 9 feet, impressive considering the largest sunfish ever recorded. at least according to his post. is only 8 feet 11 inches long. and if he posted that it has to be true. sure. right.
because it's on the internet, of course, so looks pretty. that all that a beautiful creature, though. all right. now we're going to switch environment of it is a bit of a snow globe is the way it looks up in tal right now after. >> a dumping of some fresh powder as you see it coming down their ken wayne is on vacation, but he sent to these these lovely pictures, these videos tahoe, vista for us. >> lovely lovely and here in the bay area. we're waiting, of course, an a big storm this weekend that figures to bring. >> a ton of snow to top. yeah, i think several feet of snow down to about 4,000 feet snowden oh, my god. i'm sure. yeah, we're going to see significant amount of snow across the high country. this is really going to be good for water resources. we get the a lot of parts of months of the summer. but right now things are open and clear. you see a little white off the sides of the donner pass. there's the snow has come through overnight. but here's where we sit. so far. only 10% of
normal in the northern sierra nevada, 14% of normal. the central 22% of normal in the southern sierra nevada. we're going to be a good shot in the arm, though, with some very heavy snow expected as we head in towards saturday. so winter storm watches drop. those will soon become warning saturday through tuesday. you can see those on and off. i think right through christmas to all right. let's talk rainfall totals and snow totals as well. looking around the state as we head through of the following sunday look at that. you see the areas of white here. those are 7 plus inches of rain. the models start to pick up on across parts of northern california. the sierra nevada. some of the models want to paint over 10 feet of snow up there. maybe more on that. some isolated places and some of the higher elevations that would be an incredible amount of snow that between now and the following sunday locally. here you go. this with the monitor painting now over 7 inches of rain between this weekend and the following weekend in santa rosa, you see the same over the higher peaks may be the
more than that. maybe as much as 10 inches plus, it all depends if this storm system stalls longer than i think we're going to see a tremendous amount of rain, especially in the coastal sections. the santa cruz mountains. that's why we're worried about the possibility of some debris flows up. there are also some of the minor creeks could see some flooding. but even the urban areas get more important now you're talking over 5 inches in the san francisco. it's been feast or famine so far this season we had all that rain, the beginning. now we've got yet another atmospheric river coming our way. and here comes that rain. it's going to have you guys back to you. going to keep you busy lawrence. coming up next, teachers going viral after he was recorded dancing with the students, but he's saying it's not as sweet dance moves that he's proudest of. >> we'll tell you what it is when we come back.
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recognition and deserve recognition. tonight, a teacher mister austin lemay is typically in the classroom. but when he heard this song from his era at the school's weekly rally. >> he had to show his students how the dance is done. and i was going to do it because i didn't want to make it about me. but then i saw my boss. mister treated at the back of the quad. again, the online. come on. you got to do it. >> and so i go up there and this records me we wake up on sunday morning to, you know, 5 million views, 10 million views. 20 million views. the video catching the eyes of millions, including ireland baldwin, chris brown and even snoop dogg. >> resource counselor assistant jenny mccauley took the video. she never thought it would take it is. it's a lot. it's very overwhelming. >> but like i said, this is just our ordinary friday. >> it's nothing. it's nothing you know, difference to us. it's just it just comes with a million views. mister lemay credits. his family genes for the killer dance moves and says that this part of his new fame is the positivity. >> not only on campus.
>> but in the comments the attention it is is great. >> we're going to ride the wave of momentum that we can because i think if nothing else, this is just an indication of how cool the school is banda tonigh. a brave a student and now an employee here is something that i have a lot of pride. and if i could bring attention to the school in positive ways than, you know, any way i can do it. i will. >> how about that? there's bad reporting for us there tonight. and that's a cool school. yeah, some good moves out there, too. biden, your feet. that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. appreciate you being with us this hour. but keep it here. a lot more news ahead tonight. >> coming up on kron 4 news at 6 with pam moore and justine waltman standing by. all right. nancy, very impressed. kerry sincere, >> all right. vicki and grant. thank you. coming up at 6 o'clock tonight after an increase of smash-and-grab
robberies at retail stores in san francisco. >> the increased police presence at union square appears to be successful. the new information just released by the police department and remembering kevin nishita. hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects to the former officer have this friends and family honored him at his memorial service today. i'm justine waldman. i'm pam moore. the news at 6 is next.
>> from the bay. area's local news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> friend. i know kevin is so grateful. everyone being here today. in reference to this games. to my player one. we will for ever, eat. know she's son. >> honoring the life of a husband father grandfather and colleague family and friends gathered today to celebrate the life of kevin nishita. good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm pam moore and i'm justine waltman in for ken wayne tonight. the noon gathering. >> at the san jose civic center was very large because of how many people to shoot ahead. touched he was a retired police officer who worked in san jose hayward and coma as well as for the
oakland housing authority before it started dozens of colleagues from departments all over the bay area showed up to express their respect. kron four's. rob fladeboe has more on today's service. >> the blue line is one officer short tonight. his name is kevin nishita. we said goodbye to kaavan today we being hundreds of bay area. police officers. his family and many friends, which include members of the media. >> calls all soon. >> in a traditional buddhist memorial service here inside the san jose civic theater. the veteran police officer was honored and remembered for his service to the various communities. he served in the long and decorated career in law enforcement. >> kevivo