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factory in fremont. at the same time that police are investigating a homicide at that facility. >> then as police across the state and the bay area continue to try to solve the ongoing problem of retail theft, law enforcement looking into how the groups are actually organizing. >> in my career. i've never seen anything like this. however criminal organizations are always going to leverage technology. good evening. welcome to kron. 4 news at 10. i'm ken wayne and i'm pam moore. we're going to have much more on the smash and grab story in a moment as well as the bombshell announcement tonight that the santa clara county sheriff laurie smith. >> has been indicted for corruption and misconduct. but we begin tonight in the east bay where electric car maker. tesla is facing more accusations of harassment. the lawsuits filed in alameda county, a legend unwanted culture. the company's fremont plant along with other facilities. south four's dan thorn is talking with an attorney representing 6 women
making these claims. and dan joins us live from our newsroom tonight with more on this pam and ken, these accusations come just a day after tesla's ceo elon musk was named time's person of the year. the lawsuits allege the women were subjected to constant harassment at the workplace. and while complaints were made about this behavior. nothing was done. >> rampant harassment, including cat calls and unwanted touching are at the center of new lawsuits against tesla current and former female employees described the factory floor of the company's fremont plant as a crude front. house are rampant harassment is really very reminiscent of like what 1970's construction zone might be like for the kind of our cake. >> environments that used to exist in in some workplaces attorney david lowe is representing 6 women who filed the harassment suits. >> 5 of them worked in fremont. well, one worked at a service center in southern california in one suit. a tsa
worker named make a looker and accused her supervisor of telling her she had a, quote, big and that she should dance along with other brazen comments a separate suit filed on behalf of allah's a brown who work the night shift at the fremont factory alleges a colleague would call her a quote, cow who was melting after she had given birth one of the hardest things for our clients. is that in some cases it was leeds or supervisors who are participating. >> in the harassment and they are clients as a result felt that they had nowhere to turn lowe and his clients believe the toxic culture a tesla has been inspired by the tone from the top outspoken ceo elon musk who has taken a liking to twitter to make major announcements. >> has also been accused of sharing us views on the platform in october, musk suggested starting a new university called the texas institute of technology and science. the name breaks down into a acronym. the lawsuits are seeking 3 outcomes
accountability compensation and putting a stop to this behavior at tesla. it's really incumbent upon tesla to to step up and. >> rectify that situation and put a stop to that are asked put him create a safe working environment at some point. >> the new lawsuits come after a jury decided in october. the tesla should pay a black x employee. more than a 130 million dollars for ignoring racism at its fremont plant. tesla has 30 days to respond to these lawsuits and we reached out to the company for comment. and as of this report, they have not responded reporting live in the newsroom. dan thorn kron 4 news. stan, thank you for that. we are also learning new details into the homicide investigation at the tesla factory in fremont. >> that includes a first look at the suspect and the alleged weapon that was used in the case. our grant lodes joins us here in the studio with that part of the coverage tonight. and learning more about what police say may have led to. >> this killing and then and
then where they found the alleged killer. police say that the man found dead yesterday in the factory parking lot say he was killed by a co-worker and the shooting. it happened yesterday at the factory on fremont boulevard. police say the victim had just finished his shift when he was shot. they say he had been arguing earlier in the day with the suspect. police identified. the suspect is this man, 29 year-old anthony so lima. they say he had suddenly walked off the job it's after that argument, you saw his mug shot that has been released today along with the news that police tracked him down at his home in milpitas last night. they arrested him there. they say selena immediately surrendered officers say they found a loaded 2.23 caliber short-barrel rifle. you see it there in salinas vehicle. they say that's the same caliber and shell casings found at the scene tonight. police say they do not believe th re are any
other suspects. and so im has been booked into the santa rita jail. the identity of the victim has not been publicly released. that is pending confirmation from the coroter's office will keep you posted there. pam, ken, back to you. >> thank you. grant major budget cuts are coming to the san francisco unified school district. the school board has voted 6 to one in favor of the changes. the district is facing a 125 million dollar budget shortfall for the next school year. if it does not resolve the shortfall. the state says it will step in and take over the board voted to slash budget by about 90 million dollars which includes cutting 50 million dollars in funding for individual schools. 10 million would be cut from student services programs administration in operation services will be cut by 20 million dollars and almost 400 jobs would be slashed. the superintendent released a statement about the cuts it reads in part, quote, we're committed to continuing to work with the board of education families, students and staff to develop a
sustainable budget that prioritizes the most effective ways to increase and improve services for our students if revenue projections improve the highest consideration for funding will be given to school site budgets direct services, and central office services that most support students end quote. >> now to another big story we are following tonight detectives continue to investigate the role social media plays in these large retail thefts like the ones we've been seeing lately across the bay area. law enforcement leaders say many times social media is used to organize and bring these groups together much like what we've seen in san francisco's union square and the walnut creek at the north. some store last month. kron four's taylor talk with a retired fbi agent about how this is changing the scope of organized crime and she joins us now live in our newsroom with more taylor. well, this is leveraging of technology of social media makes it that much harder to track down these criminals because most times these
people are anonymous online. >> plus on some of these platforms like snapchat messages immediately disappear. >> seems like these flash mobs of people storming retail stores stealing everything from designer handbags to jewelry are becoming more violent and more organized law enforcement says most of these groups are planning their attacks through social media. this is unlike anything law enforcement has ever seen. >> and what's interesting is this is an evolving crime trend. >> i mean, what you have some routes that are highly organized. you also have others that are opportunistic. whether you've got leaders are putting things out in private groups on social media and like you said, it's much like a flash mob show up at at this time. and this is what we're going to do for tired. fbi agent michael anderson says. >> social media's anonymity makes it incredibly difficult to identify all who were involved. plus, he says some
technology companies make it harder to access information some companies either. don't keep the information. >> so they like the anonymity will they use in corruption. that makes it difficult for to provide it to law enforcement. it's what happened here at the louis store in san francisco and the nordstrom in walnut creek last month. >> according to a wall street journal report that thieves use snapchat to organize beforehand. however snapchat responded to our questions about this alleged activity happening on their platform writing, quote, this type of activity is a clear violation of our guidelines in terms of service in this case we have looked into these reports and haven't yet found evidence of it happening on snapchat. attorney general rob bonta address the use of social media in these rampant retail crimes in la on tuesday saying it's important to go after the higher level thieves calling the shots most of whom aren't new to organized crime these are not necessarily new. organized criminal groups that are popping up and committing organized retail theft for the first time existing organization and a lot of
cases. >> how to prevent these crimes from happening in the first place and says law enforcement and prosecutors have to target the people that are fencing. it, people who are buying and selling the stolen goods canned pants. taylor, thank you. the chp announced today it's organized. retail crime task force along with the sfpd retail theft unit arrested 2 people they believe are involved in a large, a theft ring. they say the suspects in that ring have stolen more than $200,000 worth of merchandise in recent weeks. >> the discovery was made after executing a search warrant in the late last week and this is when investigators found a large amount of goods which they say were taken from bay area stores, including cvs victoria's secret gap target nordstrom's walgreens and many more. no word yet if any others are being sought in connection to this particular retail theft ring retail theft
is also an issue in southern california where the lapd is adding extra patrols. s after 3 smash and grab robberies were reported at t-mobile stores in the san fernando valley. officers say 3 suspects stole an unknown amount of merchandise late last night there were also similar incidents in neighboring areas, although it's not clear right now. if the same suspects were involved in those as well. >> in the south bay. a big story tonight. a grand jury has indicted long time santa clara county sheriff laurie smith over her alleged actions in office in reaction to this bombshell announcement is pouring in tonight. earlier today a civil grand jury indicted sheriff smith on 7 counts of corruption and misconduct in office tonight, a number of leaders are calling for her to resign. now. >> kron four's jonathan mccall is here. he has reaction and what comes next in this process. pam, ken, good evening. all the details of that indictment laid out in this 8 page report released
this afternoon. >> for months there have been loud calls for sheriff laurie smith to step down from office after a number of incidents. this indictment could make that happen sooner rather than later. the details of this grand juries bombshell indictment released this afternoon. 3 of the charges alone center on claims the sheriff was involved in granting concealed weapons licenses based on whether people were donors to her campaign. a member of the sheriff's advisory board or prominent individuals in the community or those with personal connections to her. those folks in the indictments are called vi peas. according to the indictment, the timeframe for those first 3 counts happened from december 2015 all the way up until november of this year. 3 of those other charges focus on a san jose sharks game that the sheriff attended back in february 2019 where she allegedly received free suite, tickets, food and drinks costing more than $500, which is the gift limit that failed to disclose the gifts. the 7th count accuses her of failing
to cooperate with an internal affairs investigation into allegations of negligence involving an inmate that was hurt back in 2018 to break it down for you. here is a list of all 7 charges that the sheriff now facing tonight. you can see them. all right there on your screen. we also have them posted a kron 4 dot com. meanwhile, we were able to get the statement tonight from san jose mayor sam liccardo, one of the most vocal supporters who has been calling for sheriff smith to step down. he says that, quote, the grand civil grand jury has spoken sheriff smith need not wait for the decision of a criminal grand jury to resign. we also got this statement tonight from santa clara district attorney jeff rosen who said that it is a sad day for santa clara county and the women and men who proudly wear the badge. so here's what comes next in this process. the sheriff as the january 12 court date on the 7 counts. at that point. she can contest the charges against her if she does that didn't sets up a civil trial. if the jury agrees with the charges
she is then removed from office because of the conflict of interest in santa clara county. the da jeff rosen will not be prosecuting this case. it will actually be the san francisco district attorney's office who will handle going after sheriff smith kron 00:00am tonight reaching out to dha dean's office for comment. but so far we have yet to hear back from his office. we also reached out to the santa clara county sheriff's office as well. and the santa clara county board of supervisors for comment on today's indictment. we've yet to hear back earlier tonight, i was able to talk with a sheriff smith's lawyer. he said that he will have a comment ready for us sometime tomorrow will bring those to you. it should be noted, though, that sheriff smith is up for reelection next year. but so far has not announced any plans on whether or not she will run plenty of drama in the south bay will break it all down for you and bring, you know, new developments as soon as they become available. jonathan mccall kron 4 news. all right, jonathan, thank you for that. any time in san
francisco police are investigating a shooting that happened this morning in the city's tenderloin neighborhood. according to san francisco police, they say they found a 21 year-old man shot near eddie and van ness avenues around 1045 this morning. investigators say they think the shooting is related to a drug deal. no word so far. tonight on the victim's condition or any potential suspects that police are looking for. and speaking of the tenderloin today, mayor london breed announced several new initiatives today to address public safety concerns in that neighborhood, including things such as making more arrests to address the issue of illegal drug use in public spaces for us. rob nesbitt has that story. and less tolerant. >> that is destroyed our city. mayor breed not holding back and cracking down saying public drug use like this will not be tolerated in san francisco. we're not going to just walk by and let someone use in broad daylight on the streets and not give them a
choice between going to the location. we have identified them. we're going to jail. >> she says the tenderloin emergency plan is already underway joined by police chief bill scott tuesday to promise more arrests. people will not be allowed to smoke meth. the smoke fentanyl po inject heroin in their arms in public spaces. chief scott says his officers be more resources to be able to do their job safely and effectively describing scenarios were 24 hour surveillance of certain neighborhoods works. they make an arrest there out at 2.30 minutes later i go back and it's like we've never been. mayor breed's office also plans on making smash-and-grabs less common by disrupting the illegal street sales of stolen goods. but says an amendment to the city surveillance ordinance needs to be made using a smash-and-grab at louis baton last month as an example. >> where there were multiple robbery cruz hitting multiple stores. they couldn't even access those cameras.
>> which is ridiculous when it comes to drugs, emergency management in san francisco will still be providing community outreach to help with addiction and mental health services. but mayor breed says this is not the time to do nothing. people have to be held accountable for the crimes they commit in our city in san francisco, rob nesbitt kron 4 news. >> sign a petition for a driving infraction or go to jail. those were the 2 choices given to a ups driver in san francisco. the driver who is a black female believe that she was racially profiled the incident was recorded on her cell phone. it has gone viral and for the first time since it happened. she talk to kron 4 says it might be good in an interview you will only see here. >> for doing my job. delivering packages. they are going arrest me they say because i'm not signing anything. i'm not signing anything i'm not signing deal. close to where refused to sign the citation. >> you're subject to arrest.
the should be code know i've got in my truck and not cry hysterically. i called my boss and told them that i was just about to get arrested for double parking. >> it happened back on december 7. that around 11:30am haight street near the sonic in san francisco. that is where ups driver dedication, ferguson. let's double parked while delivering multiple packages that a bill depot. i am a ups driver in full brown. >> delivering packages. why was she double parked. >> a pullover everywhere on a street. there's nowhere for me to park a go up and down. >> they hate. it's rare to find parking in san you good. civilians parking in >> zones. anyone familiar with the parking situation in san francisco knows you can drive for blocks day or night without finding a parking space. what used to be available street parking is
now occupied by restaurant parklet and bike share docking stations at this point. delivery drivers double parking set up a part of the landscape. in fact, it is something ferguson says she's been doing as an employee for ups for over 3 years. that never knew they pulled over people the ups drivers. >> fedex drivers. amazon drivers. everybody that. >> double parking to to to deliver however, this is the first time she's been approached by police to be ticketed of the job she believes the officers targeted her simply because she's a black woman. i feel like if i wasn't. >> this young black girl, i would have got a ticket at probably would have got a warning. i would even got to a siren. move your vehicle. >> the key shipper, gus and signed the ticket. this mom says she didn't want to go to jail for double parking. there is another reason she says she signed the citation. people
are counting those packages on our truck being delivered. just want to make sure that i can get them. the air. >> product when they i suppose that we deliver to businesses that keep the low of san francisco going. >> i reached out to the san francisco police department to give them an opportunity to explain what happened from their perspective. i received no reply. has it made kron. 4 news. >> now to the east bay with the oakland police commission has hired the city's first inspector general. it is a move to increase the police department's accountability. michelle phillips has been appointed to the new role she previously served as the deputy inspector general for the city of baltimore. there she streamlined and improved all aspects of the investigation units. officials say the hiring is a turning point for oakland and demonstrates the community's call for stronger police accountability reporting to the oakland police commission phillip's role will be to
ensure that the police department is before main to the highest standards. she will also review and investigate how oakland is handling police misconduct cases. none of the 4 zone forecast and and there's been a lot going on in the weather department lately. but right now it's a very calm scene looking over downtown san francisco but not for long. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow standing. but first we start with the cold weather details. but tonight, yeah. getting chilly out there around the bay area. many places, a hearty down into the 30's outside. >> that cold arctic air behind that atmospheric river event. settling in tonight making for a chilly night out there right now. so these temperatures dropping off, it's going to get down to the freezing mark in some parts, the bay area, maybe even a little bit below clear skies out there right now after that rain move through things settling down a mostly clear skies out there now temperatures it is 42 degrees in half moon bay. 42 in pacifica. that is cold along the coastline. 37 in dublin right now. 40 in livermore, 41 degrees and hayward 45 in oakland number
start to break out the 30's 38 degrees 34 in petaluma. check out saint helene and they're hovering just a degree above the freezing mark at 33 degrees. 37 in the bottle and 36 degrees in san anselmo and santa rosa. so cold temperatures around the bay area tonight. yeah. we're going to be down in the 20's and 30's across many spots inland overnight tonight 40's around the bay. but yeah, it's going to be chilly out there here comes the cold front dropping back into the bay area. it's going to bring with it of more rain as early as tomorrow. is the system going to come in. things clearing out there around the bay area tonight and that's where that cold arctic air or is really kind of just settling in. so we're going to see a cold night ahead for tonight. bigger changes on the long-range forecast one front coming through. there's a remnants of atmospheric river at all the way down to southern california say that moving out of town. here's your next storm system dropping in as we head toward tomorrow afternoon. the rain should begin to pick up around the rest. the bay area to take
some time. so mostly dry to start out the morning. so the commute looks okay by the afternoon, though the rain begins to move in more showers by the afternoon commute that looks like it is going to be picking up in the afternoon. that's live very live forecast. guys, back to you. thank you. it's it is a night hpthat will go down in nba history tonight. warriors guard steph curry broke the all-time three-point record. >> at madison square garden in new york all we needed was to 3 point shots and got those early in the game is now surpassed ray allen for the most career 3 pointers ever made and allen was among those there to see that moment. and among the many people offering congratulations to steph curry tonight. house speaker nancy pelosi tweeted out this message, quote, your dazzling talent on the court and commitment to service our community brings great pride to the bay area. >> our sports director jason dumas is going to have much more on curry's achievement coming up later in sports tonight. still ahead tonight at 10 new research into the
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pay for the meals with the help of their customers about 4 cell sogomonian is here with how it all work l a. >> pam and ken, it may not sound like a lot. but as the saying goes it all adds up one penny for every dollar spent at participating open restaurant. well, go toward feeding those in need. so the shelter in place back in 2020 organizers with community kitchens say that today 100,000 meals have been served encampments a grant from the county help pay for the ingredients at the time. but now they've come up with a permanent plan to keep that effort going. it's called dining for justice starting in january customers at more than 20 different oakland restaurants will see a one per cent surcharge on their bill and the money raised will be used to make meals with dignity, meaning that they will be similar to the food that served to customers from the restaurant menu, husband and wife duo maria alder tay and rick mitchell who own lucas tap room in oakland, spearheaded the plan. >> what we want to do is build
a sustainable where we're able to provide reliable neil that's where the community based funding model dining protest is comes in. >> participating locations are on your screen. they range from a keteyian rockridge to what that does in the fruitvale district to celebrate mesa on franklin street. so we'll be posting that list to kron 4 dot com along with contact information for other business owners. may want to join in on that mission live in the studio. ella sogomonian kron 4 news. >> ellen, thank you that's coming up next here on kron, 4 news at 10. we're going hear from families who lost loved ones to sideshows as lawmakers try to crack down statewide on this ongoing problem. plus, local health officials give us some advice on making sure everybody stays healthy this holiday season as the omicron variant continues to spread. and it's a first in us politics the house of representatives holds former trump chief of staff mark
with coronavirus vaccination. new study out of south africa is confirming what many suspected the 2 shots of the pfizer vaccine are less effective against the omicron variant. >> according to the nation's top infectious disease expert doctor anthony fauci this variant diminishes the efficacy of antibodies created by vaccines. >> but doctor fauci says it's not all bad news. >> the encouraging news is that when you get a booster shot that we can see it brings back up the level of immunity. number 3, it appears. that the disease when you do get it. somewhat less severe. then delta. >> of course, that is only good news. if you are vaccinated that the 5, she says he variant will likely be just as brutal on those who are unvaccinated as previous variants of covid have been and though vaccines may not be as effective against omicron pfizer says is experimental
pill called paxlovid, which is designed for unvaccinated people diagnosed with covid to take it home is effective against the variant. >> it means sites. with very easily. i prescribe and see if medicines that you can take and get from walgreens and cvs that if you the disease, we can help prevents your progression. tossed by station by as much as 89%. >> doctors emphasize this is not a replacement for the vaccine but could be a real game changer, especially for those who live in developing countries at this point the pill is not authorized for use, but the fda is expected to take up that matter soon in the north bay. there's a novel approach to fighting the spread of covid-19 during this holiday season. some schools are sending home rapid tests with all students and staff during the holiday break. kron
four's terisa stasio has the details on that and other measures. health officials are stressing as christmas. and new year's comes just around the corner. >> public health has provided us 48,000 test kits that will be distributing to every family with a child county school and all staff. >> doctor matt willis marin, county's public health officer about blunting the spread of covid-19 as the holiday break is just around the corner. he explains this proactive approach falls on the heels of an outbreak of thanksgiving the holidays do bring risk. there will be families that are traveling their families to engage in gatherings. transmission can occur. we saw a surge in cases after thanksgiving. and this is really the best way to ensure that. >> nobody who is carrying the infection is actually coming into that school setting so it's the best way to prevent outbreaks that could be again right off the bat. if we we didn't have tragedy like this. >> my wife and i decided that we're not going to have people that are home were not fully vaccinated. you know, that
doesn't work for everybody. what you can do to give you give yourself some degree of comfort comfort for other people are going to be in your home. it was to do some rapid testing. doctor john swartzberg says that tests can be very helpful for families as they try and steer clear of spreading the disease. obviously. so you want to be with your family. in the low one. so you have to find that sweet spot. >> and tell everybody before they come, you know, i know you wouldn't come if you have any symptoms and i promise you. >> i wake up in the morning. i'm going to tell you not to come over 5 got the symptoms that warnings masking up socially distancing all of the steps we've gotten to know the past few years. >> also key to recess stasio kron 4 news. >> the state has also issued new testing recommendations for travelers coming to california. travelers are advised to get covid tests. 3 to 5 days after they arrive
whether taking planes buses trains or any other transportation. the recommendation comes 2 weeks after thanksgiving as we're learning more about how in-person gatherings may have affected the state case rates and right now at kron 4 dot com. you can read all about the latest coronavirus headlines to scan the qr code on your screen and you'll be directed to our website. some of the top headlines include data on the omicron variant pfizer's new pill to fight covid and the new statewide indoor mask mandate. it's all on our website at kron 4 dot com. going to step away and move to another subject. our weather which was relatively calm today considering what things have been like the last few days. this is a live look outside tonight. a clear picture of the golden gate bridge. but you know what they say about the weather pam, it always changes to this clear situation isn't lasting long as it warrants at all. in fact, we've got another storm already bearing down on the bay area actually. >> a series of storms. i want
to show you that coming up here in a few minutes because we get into next week. could get a little more serious. but catching a much needed break in the stormy weather. the better part of the day. we had a few scattered light showers out there. a few rainbows to be had as well. and some snow or mountaintops now that cold air settling in getting chilly in spots already down 30's and 40's. we've had a ton of rain from that one. atmospheric river event. how about that last 72 hours over 9 and a half inches of rain. and ben lowman samara fell over 7 inches of rain. pacific almost 6 inches of rain over 4 and a half inches of rain san francisco over 3 and a 3rd and oakland wow. almost 4 inches of rain in oakland. how about that? that's adding to some very impressive totals what a start to the season. remember last year we had less than 9 inches of rain for the entire year in san francisco were sitting over 12 inches. in fact, the year before that we had just over 11 inches already doing better than the last 2 are only starting out the season now, san jose still
running a little bit below the average at 2 and a half inches of rain oakland now at over 10 inches almost 11 inches of rain. that is 239% of normal in oakland. how about santa rosa 214% of normal at over 17 inches of rain. well, things quieting down around the bay area now. but you can see that next, cold front getting ready to move on shore that will soon bring us some more rain around the bay area right now, things begin to taper off outside quiet down a bit. a kind of an active pattern here. the jet stream still lagging. well to the south that's going allow this next storm system to come on shore, bringing us more rain, especially as we head in toward tomorrow afternoon in the short term. here's your forecast for you. overnight tonight. clouds start to gather. and here we go. we've got some rain moving in by tomorrow about the middle of the day in the north bay and then spreading to the south as we head toward the afternoon to really get going as we head toward tomorrow even around 8, 9 o'clock really making its way around the rest. the bay area now, after that, though, things get a little more ominous. this storm system coming through this long range forecast model. this that same system coming through for
tomorrow bringing the rain behind that will catch a little bit of a break as we head into friday and saturday we're looking good. but then as we get into sunday, look what happened to see that front begin to drop into the bay area. sit right here on the backside. we'll see. you another area of low pressure developing and that's going that's going to be the anchor point. so all of a sudden that's going to stall out if you believe these models, that means we're going to get rain on sunday into monday into tuesday into wednesday and then another storm system drops in on thursday. so all told, that's a lot of rain and we've already had everything completely saturated this next event. kind of a light of that. you're talking about a quarter of an inch of rain to about an inch in most spots. but then you throw that next series of storms and then it gets really serious. we're talking 3, 5 inches of rain, some place in the north bay. the models are paying over 8 inches of rain. so that's not what i wanted to tell you. that's not the story i want to tell you tonight that's not necessarily what will happen. but what we're seeing right now in the forecast. we'll keep our eyes on 4 things can change as you will, as we know. all right. thank you.
california is seeing a significant increase in illegal sideshows and street racing. the facts all across the state. and so the commissioner of the california highway patrol and other state leaders today. >> drivers to stop this illegal activity or else they were joined at the capitol today. but family members who have loved ones seriously injured or even killed in illegal sideshows, california. highway patrol commissioner amanda ray says in the last 5 years street racing and sideshows have resulted in 265 crashes statewide, 30 of them have been fatal. 124 of them resulting in serious injury. officials say the pandemic people, the perfect opportunity for increasing the number of sideshows. >> and the pandemic occurred in the roadways. we're kind of that created a environment that allowed this to skyrocket. my son was hit. >> and taken under the car.
these things, the sideshows are becoming. every weekend plans for young people. and we all must do better to read a cape the injuries and the deaths, particularly. >> when we know these are preventable. >> to try and address the issue. assemblyman wong introduce what's called a b 3. it gives judges the power to suspend the driver's licenses of those who take part in tire burnout stunts engine revving and other moves involved in street racing. the law goes into effect in 2025 to give the department of motor vehicles. time to update its systems. >> in national news earlier this evening, the house of representatives voted to hold former white house chief of staff mark meadows in contempt of congress for failing to cooperate with the january 6 committee. the move comes a day after the house select panel investigating the january 6 attack on the u.s. capitol voted to recommend the criminal charges given the former white house officials
refusal to testify in the committee's probe. the committee also accuse medals of withholding key information. >> even after mister meadows turned over text. democrats have now gone so far as to see subpoenaed horizon for mister meadows phone records. such neck. it scheming should stay in house of cards and other tv shows not in this chamber. the house vote sends the matter to the u.s. attorney's office where prosecutors will decide whether to present the case to a grand jury. >> the contempt of congress charge carries a penalty of up to a year in jail. but doesn't necessarily mean the congress actually gets the information that it's seeking. and in sports coming up, steph curry making history tonight. he now stands alone as the all-time three-point leaders sports director jason dumas has that and more. >> next.
>> and now kron 4 sports brought to you by xfinity. >> well, folks, he's done it in just 789 regular season games. steph curry surpassed 2000, 974, 3 pointers, an nba record. let's see how it all went down at madison square garden. this before the game beautiful moment between staff ray allen, reggie miller, the 3 leaders in that 3 point
category now just over a minute into the game. steph gets us started. this is the tying. 3 point record shot. let's rewind it real quick. back to 10/30/2000, 9 steph curry's first career 3 pointer that was in phoenix against steve nash and the suns. back to present day. steph. coming around the screen there. he gets it on the wing and here it is. 2000 974 3 pointer. he is popped up. there's mama duke's celebrated here. he gives that ball that he hit the record on to his pop to talk him out a few dell curry. here was dell curry vantage point from the baseline. he's going to remember that his baby boy, it's in stone and here's the cherry on top staff. hugging it out with ray
allen who love to see an emotional moment at madison square garden. one that we will remember forever. now let's get back to our regularly scheduled program. we have a highlight to run for your down 5 until the current know that 3, his 3rd triple of the night golden state within 2, then in the 3rd tie game curry get to the head to jordan poole. he finishes the break with a dunk. jordan had 19 points on the night. the same $100 misses the 3. he gets it to staff. drains. it. right and quick easy face mom and dad and loving it. that wasn't stay on your feet. the rose. 3 of those. his 5th 3 pointer of the night. he now has 2,977 threes warriors win. one o 6.95 and take a look at this hall of fame step. >> is awarded a jersey from reggie. i'm ray and then after the game.
>> he gives a rolex to drain mon and andre iguodala, a custom rolex is engraved with their names on it. i'm going to assume i don't know for a fact it's because he has such a long history with these 2 players in particular and they helped him get to where he is. he's been with draymond green for 10 years. one dream and was drafted 10 years ago. 10 of his 13 years with dre and then obviously he's won 3 championships with andre iguodala. now. i'm not giving him an extra invoice, but i'm sure he probably got klay thompson, 1, 2, and you'll get the clay when they get back to the bank of clay has been around for a long time hear that jersey that ray and reggie gift. it's death. after the game that chatted about his historic point. shooters. >> there's a call it ending to this last weekend. 2. good
news. special newgarden we deliver in terms of miss how archivist places. really can't say enough. i appreciate so much the way the fans embrace would mean let me just kind of get lost and that none. a special moment for sure to appreciate no member for. rest of my life. in terms of what it means to 2 to pass or you know, reggie and guys, i moved out to coming into the game. so nothing special. >> for me. it will be remember where you were moment whenever i see that highlight as just lives on in sports history. all right. that's your look at sports. w
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>> i got know i what you did that. >> this video has been viewed more than 11 million times. some say it's the skies just as good as jim carey's grange. well, take a look at this. that's not tensile. you'll see this christmas tree. it is a snake. a family in south africa recently found the intruder lurking inside their christmas tree. >> they were alerted by their curious cats and if you're having a snake in your tree. if that's not bad and it turns out that this is one of the most poisonous states snakes in africa is called a boom slaying. the family immediately called a snake catcher who told them to stay away from the tree without letting the serpent out of their sight. he arrived 2 hours later to long hours later and use snake tongs to safely remove the reptile thanking christmas a bit safer for that family for sure. lion cubs explore the great outdoors for the first time in their new enclosure at a zoo
in germany. >> mom keeping the ever watchful eye on her little ones as they frolic about it to some of the adult lions joined in that outside gathering. there. the 3 female lion cubs were born in early october. they weigh just over 18 pounds of peace. their father has been separated the rest. the family can only see the cubs through a pain until they're older and then they can hold their ground against him on their own. so. >> have to get older stronger to stand up today. if you'd read wrapping gifts weather is good news. tiktok has some help. people are posting videos of their gift wrapping hacked. >> some of these might help you out on shape gifts will not be a problem. thanks to a new trick to turn your wrapping paper into a bag or if it around. so under style item. if measuring always trips you up a life changing trick turning the gift diagonally might actually save you some paper or if you're out of tape. one user posted methods for wrapping president's it don't even need to use tape and check this
out. an artist used a snow shovel to draw a fox on this frozen lake north of helsinki finland. the artwork measures more than 290 feet from edge to edge us. that's a football field. the artist says they've been sketching animals using a snow shovel like this every winter since 2016. but of course, his creations don't last too long. as soon as more snow falls or the ice melts. the drawings disappear like a natural extra sketch and. now the 4 zone forecast. >> live look out over the bay area clear night, cold night lawrence is here. you guys remember the old movie, chris of the cation. it was a squirrel in a tree that was a shame, a and if was going to say, lying squirrel venomous. they that whole new world for the christmas tree. >> in that part of the world hate. we've got some changes coming our way tonight skies are mostly clear. it's getting cold out there tonight.
numbers are dropping off in the 30's and the 40's. >> you can see a scan your skies with the doppler radar. things. mostly quiet out there. a couple little sprinkles trying to remain along the coastline. now. but off the coast. you can just see right now that your next storm system about to move in. that's coming in tomorrow. so, yeah, it looks like we've got more rain on the way and a whole lot more after that as we get into next week. temperatures right now you're down to 37 degrees in the bottle. 37 also in santa rosa 39 in the napa valley got temperatures in the 30's and 40's all around the bay area. so some chilly temperatures outside right now. yeah. it's going to start out cold early on. but the clouds going to be gathering as we head throughout the day. that is going also keep your high temperatures down as well. put a lot of 50's out there. maybe some mid 50's in the warmer spots. that rain kicking up toward the middle of the day and then spreading in the south bay by the afternoon and it looks like we're going to keep we're going to dry things out a little bit as we head toward thursday afternoon friday and saturday. look dry. but now it looks like another storm system may come in on
sunday. and as you look toward next week. boy, it is just day after day after more rain. that's somewhat of a concern. by the way, next tuesday is your winter solstice believe that, we've got winter starting as we get into next week with high of bison lit christmas at the end of are we going lot more rain in between now and that's some serious rain that we're talking about. yeah, i'm i'm some are worried about that. i hope this doesn't pan out. but right now we could be in for some significant amounts of rain. thank you, thank you for being with us tonight. everybody have a good night and we'll see you tomorrow. good night.
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