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happened, henry. well juliet 12 . this girl was the youngest victim of fentanyl death in santa clara county at the time and now a boy just a couple years older than her is facing a murder charge. she was clearly looking to put her mind in a different place. she was not looking for the dangerous effects of that. not all it took was one pill. back in 2020, a 12 year old girl lined up a crushed pill she believed was percocet, then snorted it. authorities say her friends were with her and took video of it. santa clara county prosecutor don scherer says that pill actually contained fentanyl, which even in small doses can be deadly. unfortunately what your drug dealer tells you you're getting and what you get. ah are often two different things. the girl passed out and began snoring, which is a sign of a fentanyl overdose. she later died at a hospital and san jose police recalled on tuesday. police arrested a 16 year old boy, they say salter the fentanyl. santa clara county, d a. has charged the boy with murder that
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prosecutor believes the accused team knew full well that what he was selling was dangerous. he isn't some innocent victim in this. he's someone who knew that he could obtain these pills. and when he had passed him off on a 12 year old girl be consciously disregarded life. investigators say the girl who died knew the boy now because he's a minor. his name has not been released. he's facing a murder charge in juvenile court. live in the newsroom. henry lee ktvu fox studios. henry this is just an absolute nightmare for parents and kids, always getting things from other kids. the message now that you want to share for parents yeah. you just never know what you're going to get. i mean, kids. juveniles think that what they're getting our little pills looking like eminem's or skittles, but you just don't want to buy things illicitly. number one number two. you never know what's inside what you get. yeah it's so dangerous. and just a tiny amount of that fentanyl is what is so deadly. alright, henry lee. thank you, henry. and
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i want to make very clear. on behalf of mr lay and other asian american victims. to ensure that the district attorney's office does its job. the san francisco's d a s office now on the other side of the law, a federal lawsuit has been filed against chaser boudin office, a man beaten with a baseball bat in the city now coming forward, alleging the d a is not doing his job in keeping the asian american community safe. this comes just a week before the chinese new year and we do have live team coverage for you. ktvu christian cristina rendon is covering how the community is dealing with the violence while preparing for that holiday, but we do begin there with katie views christian captain who is live at the hall of justice. with more information on that lawsuit, christian mike, the man who filed that lawsuit says he was the victim of a horrific attack. now he is targeting the district attorney saying that the district attorney allowed the people who attacked him off with a slap on the wrist. only says he was brutally attacked in november. 2019 i am a survivor
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of a horrendous attack that took place in san francisco. with no consequences to my attackers. lay says his attacker and his attackers adolescent son threatened his life, beat him with a baseball bat and terrorized him. the suspects were eventually arrested and phase to host of felony charges , but lay, says the district attorney's office. failed to pursue hate crime charges and allowed the charges to be pled down to misdemeanor battery, although he was arrested for felony terroristic threats. felony elder abuse. and battery. because of the way my case has been handled by the san francisco district attorney's office. justice has not been served. now lay has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the district attorney's office did not adequately protect lays,
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writes. his attorney says the aim is to hold dhs that boudin and his office accountable. we are bringing this lawsuit. and this is the principal reason i want to make very clear on behalf of mr lay and other asian american victims. to ensure that the district attorney's office does its job in an email, the district attorney's office said . quote boudin has been a steadfast advocate for improved victim services and support for the aapi community. the district attorney also touting the formation of an ap steering committee that met monday for the first time. the aim of the committee is to address gaps and service for elderly ap victims. mr lay. the victim in this case also has a separate civil lawsuit filed against the man who assaulted him. the next court date for that is set in april. ellie says that he filed the federal lawsuit against rudy in the da's office to stand up for all victims of violence. he says to make sure they see justice. live in san francisco.
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christians caftan ktvu fox studio heads a case we no doubt will continue to follow many different angles. they're christian. thank you. for that report. hundreds of community groups across the state of california. are going to receive money from the state for security improvements. the governor's office of emergency services announced today. it is awarding 47 a half million dollars in grants, they will go to 290 nonprofit and faith based organizations to help them enhance security and safety. possible upgrades to include reinforced doors. gates shatterproof glass, security personnel and alarm systems. hate crimes against the aapi community in san francisco rose more than 500% last year. the city's police chief made that announcement today while unveiling a stop api hate campaign. ktvu cristina rendon joins us now live to continue our team coverage and christina businesses are now preparing for lunar new year celebrations. julie they are the chinese new year parade is on and will be in
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person for the first time since 2020 chinatown here getting ready, we'll also being vigilant about safety. the sights and sounds of chinatown in san francisco, are waiting to welcome crowds for the lunar new year. welcome to chinatown change channels spent 53 years beneath the lanterns on grant street at the walk shop, she knows crimes against the api community are on the rise, but feel safe. i'm here in chinatown daily every day. 24 7 just about and i have not encountered any of that hate crime. on the street. we have wonderful police force here and you can see them. the very visible san francisco needs to turn things around. according to preliminary stats, there was 567% rise in hate crimes against the aapi community in 2000 and one compared to the previous year, we had eight in 2019. we had nine and 2020. and we had 60. in 2021. that is significant that
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is concerning police chief bill scott noted the department made arrests in a majority of those cases, including one person who was arrested in the terrible neighborhood who was linked to 31 crimes, roughly half of last year's cases. we want the message to be loud and clear to everyone. that we won't tolerate it. we're going to do something about it if it does happen. and we're going to do everything we can to prevent it from happening as people prepare for lunar new year celebrations, he advises them to be aware of scams that target the elderly and to avoid people in the street, asking for money. some you know we've built i'm we just sadness as a community that we will start to happen, but unfortunately it did . so this is the first of all poster. harlan wang is a chinese new year festival and parade director. we want to picked up big comeback. we want to be a roaring success, and we actually have for the first time we're going to be having a fireworks
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at you and square. the sidewalks are swept. the lampposts are repainted. business is ready for celebrations. please come to china town and join us. you'll have such a wonderful time here, it really is safe. chan says. the year of the tiger represents courage, strength and resilience . just like the aapi community a year she hopes brings joy and peace. last year in san francisco. police expanded their hate crime expansion or call line. i should say to nine different languages. witnesses are urged to come forward and call 911 and julie people have been more willing to report crimes against themselves and others in the past year. christina thank you. the san francisco board of supervisors will soon debate the current laws on surveillance cameras in the city. right now, police are only allowed to watch video taken by those cameras and normally cannot monitor them when they suspect crimes could be happening. this is file showing stories being ransacked in the bay area. mayor london
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breed has expressed interest in expanding access to these cameras to help with police investigations. very few cities in the country have laws banning real time monitoring of surveillance cameras, the oakland unified school district and the teachers union say they have reached a tentative agreement and in doing so could prevent a strike. the agreement includes weekly covid testing access for all students and staff and the district will work to expand evening hours at testing hubs. the district will provide outdoor covered eating spaces for students and provide high quality mass such as k n95 masks available to all students and staff. the teachers union is expected to vote on this tentative agreement in the coming days than the oakland board of education will vote to ratify it and teachers in the west contra costa unified school district could soon vote to strike if their safety demands are not met. the union spoke with district leaders yesterday calling for daily and 95 k n95 masks for students and staff knew covid testing plans and
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formal procedures in place in case of outbreaks. the district says it's already started ordering mass and agrees with much of what the teachers are asking for. the two sides will meet again tomorrow in a possible union vote authorizing a strike is sent for friday. south bay school districts are also reporting covid challenges , including staff absences. the san jose unified school district reports more than 1700 positive cases among students and staff in the past 10 days. they're averaging 200 positive cases a day. the district says schools will remain open, but the high number of cases is straining its ability to cover sick calls. the east side union high school district says it had 424 cases in the same 10 day period, which is lower than previous weeks. today marked the first two free covid booster clinics being held right outside the chase center. this comes before a booster deadline to enter this arena. starting next tuesday, guests will need to show proof of a covid booster shot to get in. san francisco's public health
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order, says booster shots must be received at least one week before an event. if you could not make it today, you will have anothersom and state lawmakers have reached an agreement on covid sick time. the agreement would again require employers to provide workers with up to two weeks of supplemental paid sick leave. to recover from covid-19 or care for a family member with the virus. the governor says the deal would allow the sick to leave to sick leave, though, to continue through september 30th of this year. labor unions have pushed this new proposal as california continues to deal with a surge in cases from the omicron variant. labor union members applauded this decision , saying in part essential workers like myself shouldn't have to choose between health and safety and putting food on the table or paying the rent. essential workers deserve essential benefits like covid sick leave because we keep california working every day. and stay with ktvu for the latest coronavirus information. we have an entire section of our
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website dedicated to the latest developments on this pandemic. just go to ktvu .com slash covid knew it. five. the baseball writers association of america has just made its selection for the next hall of class. and former san francisco giants slugger barry bonds was left off the list yet again. this is his 10th and final year under consideration by the baseball writers association. he's been denied selection over suspicions he used performance enhancing drugs. bonds who has major league baseball's home run leader, received 66% of the vote. he needed 75% to get into the hall. bonds still has another chance to get in those he will be considered next year, not by the writers but by the today's game era committee. still ahead, moving day for concord encampment. but where will the people go? who lived there and their home on wheels suddenly stolen tonight? police in the east bay are searching for the joy bus. the porter of oakland is considering getting into the gravel and rock
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shipping business, big time. but some neighbors and even a poor tenants are none too happy about that. and i'm tracking at forecast. we've got some more more weather to talk about. we'll go looking for rain. as we have been all month. i'll see you back here in just a new year, new start. and now comcast business is making it easy to get going with the ready. set. save. sale. get started with fast and reliable internet and voice for $64.99 a month with a 2-year price guarantee. it's easy... with flexible installation and backing from an expert team, 24/7. and for even more value, ask how to get up to a $500 prepaid card. get a great deal for your business with the ready. set. save. sale today. comcast business. powering possibilities.
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be in your moment. it's over pollution issues that could come from a proposed open air, rock and gravel yard near the bay bridge. ktvu is tom baker joins us now, after speaking with some of the people who say this is an escalation of emissions. they strongly opposed tom well, this is a situation where you really think about it at all ports are always looking
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for new business opportunities. but this part especially has lots and lots and lots of neighbors. the yard exposed to be wins would have uncovered rock, gravel and other materials . opponents say shifting of such materials in an open air environment guarantees too much dust while they're not building a silo. a storage container. to cover it. that won't even cover it. they want to water it down, and there is no air bottle at the facility dust control. they called particular matter in our air is one of the primary health impacts in west oakland booties trucking company sits on portland's very close to the proposed open air rock gravel yard from the bay. the wind blows and it's going to blow straight into our site into the community. several other bay ports already deal in this type
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of non containerized bulk cargo. the currently occupied space will have to be cleared for that yard and its operations. and so this has been a staging area for trucking companies to stage the containers. and also truck marketing. which around west oakland is impossible to get moving. those trucks over to the howard terminal might be short lives if a ballpark has built due to an absence of shore power at the proposed rock and gravel site. diesel ships at the terminal would have to idle spewing pollutants, say the west oakland opponents. that's the worst type of fuel that you could use its bunker fuel west. oakland already suffers higher rates of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. as well as cancer and premature death than areas a couple of miles from the ports. and the port says sometimes your next six or 10 years, they'll look at getting the ship's plugged in.
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that's important to note that the ports has a process and that process can take a long time. but they're considering it and the neighbors need to get more involved. they say if they want to make sure that whatever happens, happens acceptable to them reporting live. tom baker ktvu fox. two news right now, this is just a proposal. what has to happen before? this is a is approved? is it the ports that has the final say? ah whole host of people there. b c d. c the county. uh you know the water quality people. this is a very big deal because you're going to have basically open material. so there will be a lot of review. there is an environmental review, and one of the complaints was the initially relied on an old environmental review. for really a different kind of service. so all of this has to be done, and it's not likely that will happen any time soon, although, you know with the way business works, sometimes things get railroaded through. i doubt it will happen in this case, all right. tom vacar reporting live for us
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tonight. thanks, tom. berkeley police are looking for a custom designed bus that's been stolen . police say the joy bus was parked on summit road in the berkeley hills when it was stolen. it belongs to a couple who had planned to travel the country and visit family. it has the word joy written right there across the top and north carolina license plates. anyone who has seen it is asked to call berkeley police and sonoma county, petaluma. police are on the lookout for this man who they say romney cvs pharmacy just last night, officers say the man forced his way into the business on mcdowell boulevard. ordered employees to open the register and stole cash. the man also stole medication from a pharmacy safe and shelves. he was wearing a black hoodie and light colored jeans. police are also investigating whether or not a similar robbery in santa rosa last week is connected to this one in petaluma. fire investigators and police in the east bay have made arrests in two separate intentionally set fires. one of those fires was set on friday outside of business on kirker past road in clayton. khan fire says
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surveillance video was used to track down the suspect, identified as 57 year old kevin cooper of conquered. the second fire was set saturday inside of business on railroad avenue in pittsburgh. 42 year old dennis wolfenbarger of oakley was arrested after he admitted to first responders that he did set the fire. both men are now charged with arson. firefighters in monterey county are making progress on the wildfire burning right near the coast of big sur. count fire now says that colorado fire is 45% contained. that's up from 35% at this time yesterday 700 acres of burn, which is the same number as yesterday. evacuation orders, though, remain in place for more than 500 people. one structure has been destroyed an estimated date on full containment. still not yet. no. all right. i hope you had another nice day felt like spring yet again. we're waiting on rain. it's not coming any time soon. we've got dry conditions and you can see those
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dry conditions like a little noise in the background. we shut that down. you get to see the dry conditions taking us right through. the week into next week, and it looks like we're going to be dry. as well right into the early part of february. so as you look at the bay area rainfall you can see we're well above average on percents of average. we are looking for continued mild temperatures. these are the highs from today 70 and fairfield. 63 in san jose 64 throughout much of the bay area today, we're going to continue with that, uh, with that with those numbers as we head into the next couple of days, so it's just dry. that's the plan. as you look at the satellite loop. you can see there's weather out there, but none of it's headed our way. it's all stay into the north. hopefully early february might come back. we'll take a look at the long range forecast in the five day alright soon. just a bit, bill. thank you in a few hours, san jose could become the first city in the country. to place restrictions on legal gun
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restrictions on legal gun owners in just about an hour from now, the council will consider an ordinance requiring every household with a gun owner to have liability insurance and to pay an annual fee. san jose mayor sam liccardo introduced the proposal, and supporters say if approved, the city will be safer. it is our belief that these costs should be the responsibility of gun owners. our proposal. will make sounds a safer city to live when there is opposition to the proposal. councilwoman dev davis says the fee is not the way to reduce gun violence and the national foundation for gun rights is threatening to file a lawsuit against the city if this ordinance passes. other critics
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say that mayor liccardo has not been transparent about the insurance proposal. the silicon valley public accountability foundation said about the mayor's office. they have not informed the public of coverage amount requirements defined. the type of insurance needed responded to requests for public records and have not disclosed meetings they may have held with insurance companies and more and the national rifle association said in a statement. quote accardo can't honestly believe that those who are breaking the law will pay any fees or even attempt to sign up for the required insurance. instead law abiding citizens will be left holding the bag. the city of antioch is also debating a new gun law. that's right. the city council could pass a new ordinance tonight that will require firearms to be stored in a locked container or disabled with a safety device in the gun owners home. several bay area cities, including oakland and san francisco, berkeley and alameda, have similar gun storage rules. where do you go? if you live in an encampment
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that's been forced to close and no shelter. beds are available coming up. we're hearing from someone forced to hop from one encampment to another. also what we know about the new vaccine tweet to specifically fight the omicron
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the newsroom with more on the story, rob julie, the city of concord, says it's a matter of health and safety and that homeless and kim and his got to go by tomorrow. so where will the people living there? end up most likely in another account mint. tuesday was moving day for some of the unsheltered people living in about 25 tents here and a field under bart tracks along san miguel road in concord . authorities notified them last week they needed to be gone by wednesday, neighbors across the street of registered hundreds of complaints with police. one time i try to i got in. i got home and then they were massive march water over there so they are like going to property. we saw evidence of fires that almost every single encampment we saw drug use at several of the incumbents, illegal drug use heroin, that sort of thing. hypodermic syringes in the in the gutters. the property belongs to bart. the city maintains it but dismantling the
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camp. well that's the easy part. so where are the people going to go? so that's that's a great question, right? that is the that is the question that the whole country is dealing with. the shelters are full. we can't refer them to a shelter. i wish that we could residents of this year old camp. tell us, they'll just move to another one. just go. relocate over there somewhere. this longtime homeless man says this isn't the first time he's moved from one camp to another. we started over there. in that area. and then moved down here and then moved over there. and then over here. it's just. you know, around and round and round the home is here have advocates who have been feeding them and trying to help them move. these folks are going to be bouncing from one spot to another. until there are policies and funding to help them conquer does have outreach teams in case managers who try to connect homeless people would services but currently even waiting lists are full. we understand that they don't have
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a whole lot of options are replaced to go. we know they're going to end up in other areas of our city. many people in concord, liking this to that game, whack a mole. one camp goes down. another pops up. it's a problem in desperate need of a solution. julie and it's not just happening in concord. it's happening in community after community after community across this country. rob. thank you. after years of debate, santa clara county supervisors are deciding right now, if a new jail will be built to help manage the county's jail population right now, the county board of supervisors is considering a proposal to build a 500 person maximum security facility. the board is also considering a recommendation, which calls for providing more comprehensive behavioral healthcare and expanding community based alternatives to incarceration. the board listened to hours of public comment today, which was overwhelmingly in opposition to building a new jail. i urge you to reject the recommendation to build a new 500 bed. maximum security jail. remember that
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over 80% of the people in our jails are pretrial. they have not been found guilty of a crime today you can decarceration renovate and reimagine public safety jails do not reduce crime pills don't help those convicted of crimes of word future arrests and rebuild their lives. today's scheduled vote comes after supervisor susan ellenberger called for a delay in building a new jail. she says recommendations to build it failed to include information regarding alternatives to incarcerating mentally ill individuals. we have learned the identity of the man shot and killed by police at san francisco international airport. the cemetery county coroner's office has identified him as 37 year old nelson's aito. he was killed last thursday inside the airport's international terminal near the bart entrance. authorities say zito homeless man was carrying two replica air soft guns that resembled real guns. new research suggests that drinking red wine could possibly help ward off covid research
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published in the journal frontiers in nutrition. claims wine can protect you against coronavirus after analyzing data , scientists concluded subjects who drink five or more glasses of red wine in a week at a 17% lesser chance of catching the virus. now, some medical experts say this could be due possibly to the drinks high content of poly fennel. the results were not as promising for beer lovers with beer and cider drinks linked to a 28% higher risk of catching covid. neil young is threatening to part ways with spotify, the legendary rocker says he wants his music pulled from the app. because he says it's giving podcast host joe rogan a platform to spread covid-19 vaccine misinformation . rogan show is exclusive to spotify rolling stone notes that several years ago, young removed most of his music from spotify because he thought the sound quality was lacking. the magazine said he ultimately relented. robert f. kennedy jr. is now apologizing for comparing covid vaccine mandates to the
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holocaust and suggesting people today face even worse conditions. he tweeted out a statement saying, i apologize for my reference to anne frank, especially to families that suffered the holocaust horrors. my intention was to use examples of past barbarism to show the perils from new w technologies f control. to the extent my remarks cause hurt, i am truly and deeply sorry. kennedy made the remarks at a rally on sunday . it's the second time he has apologized for comparing the holocaust which killed millions of jews to the use of vaccines. pfizer and biontech are now testing a new vaccine targeting the l macron variant. the announcement comes as scientists identified a new version of the strain in washington state and texas fox news. jonathan serrie has more global health officials are monitoring a new version of the micron variants. the sub variant known as b, a two has been identified in washington state and texas as well as parts of europe and asia. scientists say. right now there is not enough evidence that it's more
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transmissible than the original version. it's very unlikely that we're going to be able to eliminate or even eradicate this virus. and therefore the future , i think is really all of that. how do we live with covid? today? pfizer announced it's starting a clinical trial for a vaccine that specifically targets on macron. the company will enroll over 1400 adults ages 18 through 55. dr anthony fauci says, while drugmakers should be prepared a macron specific vaccines may not be needed, if, in fact it becomes the low level. dominant variant that you'd want to protect people from breakthrough infections. it makes sense to think in terms of at least having ready and i'm a crime specific boost. meanwhile florida's health department is closed the state's monoclonal antibody treatment sites. this comes after the fda revoked emergency authorization for treatments from regeneron and eli lilly. the agency said data show the drugs are ineffective
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against ah mccrone governor rhonda santa says he disagrees with the fda decision. this should be something that's available. and if people don't believe that it's something that's likely to be effective form and obviously don't do it. the fda says it could reauthorize the drugs if they prove effective against future variants in atlanta. john siri fox news the pentagon is stepping up its preparations to help ukraine fend off a possible russian invasion as tensions continue to rise. fox news greg palkot has the latest. american weapons and supplies, including anti tank missiles arriving here in ukraine as the military prepares for a possible invasion . russia has roughly 100,000 troops massed along its western border with ukraine and another 30 train loads of russian soldiers, tanks and weapons are being deployed in belarus just to the north. the us responding by putting 8500 u. s. troops on high alert for rapid deployment to eastern europe. pentagon spokesperson john kirby telling
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fox news. all options are on the table. we still think there's time and space here for diplomacy to work. these nato response force troops that we're talking about. if it's activated , are not about training. it's about credible combat power, but those troops would be part of a multinational response force under nato command. it is not clear if nato allies would approve a military engagement with russian forces. we have no intention of putting american forces are nato forces in ukraine. but we are, as i said, they're going to be serious economic consequences if he moves and with russian troops in crimea to the south, also on high alert, there are fears ukraine could be lost without a fight. we have a situation where ukraine's is surrounded. they're surrounded by the russians right now. meanwhile ukrainian troops on the front lines are bracing for what many see as an inevitable conflict while civilians evacuate border towns and cities. as tensions escalate . there is practically no one here because everything is broken. there is light gas water, but there is no life. the state department says it has
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quote crippling sanctions to go into effect against moscow if russian troops across the border in kiev greg palkot, fox news received child tax credit payments last year. make sure you double check your irs received by the agency is issuing this morning. also ahead , what's most concerning investors after another rocky day on wall street? it's still the eat fresh refresh™ and subway's refreshing everything like the new honey mustard rotisserie-style chicken.
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people received erroneous letters taxpayers who received the advance credit and are concerned that the information in the letter is incorrect should go to irs dot gov. to check on the amount the website says was paid out. it was another rocky day on wall street . investors are weighing several threats, including how rising inflation will affect the economy and how well the federal reserve will succeed in cooling it down. stocks were down sharply at the start of trading today, but the indexes made back some of their losses. the dow ended the day down 66 points. nasdaq fell, 315 points down more than 2% and the s and p lost 53 points. the federal reserve is set to issue its latest policy statement tomorrow on expected interest rate hikes , and consumers and investors are anxiously awaiting word on those rate hikes and just how many we may see, possibly this year. inflation also continues to be a problem for the biden administration. fox is lauren blanchard is in washington with
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the story. wife. my grandson. president biden took a little shopping trip on capitol hill as he and his administration work to stop the rising costs. americans are feeling every day . meanwhile stocks on wall street took another wild ride tuesday. investors likely skittish as the federal reserve begins a two day meeting to decide if raising interest rates will ease 40 year inflation highs. the fed has a big role here, and i don't know if they did do three or four rate hikes, but they better better get going because fox news poll found 85% of voters worry about inflation , but they're nearly split over whether it's due to government policies or the impacts of covid. the president has called out energy companies for painful prices at the pump. now house oversight subcommittee wants to investigate for major meat processing companies for double digit price increases over the last year on beef, pork and poultry. the chairman writing. they are concerned that
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companies may have engaged in predatory business practices at the expense of consumers during the pandemic. some in business say it's the president's policies, forcing companies to pass higher costs to consumers. part of the issue is the supply chain. we're all dealing with significant double digit price increases on supplies and products and goods. we expect to learn more wednesday if the fed will raise interest rates as early as march and tighten other economic policies in washington. lauren blanchard fox news. over here over here. a southern california officer racing into help when a baby stops breathing . plus, it's a super fruit. that's right. is this super fruit? the answer to helping solve an orange shortage that could drive up the price of o. j. another spring like day in the winter as we head closer to february. we're looking for rain. i'll let you know what the
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five day forecast has tribes alon
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california coast will formally reclaim an ancient redwood forest. more than 500 acres of land in humboldt county, will be transferred to a group of 10 native american tribes that have inhabited the area for thousands of years. this is part of the growing movement in california to return indigenous homelands to the ancestors of those who lived on them long before european settlers arrived. americans are facing an orange shortage and that could lead to higher juice prices. but there is some hope in the form of new orange hybrids with higher resilience. fox is stephen going ? joining us live tonight from tampa, florida a lot of talk about this super fruit. stephen. when could we see it? when can we taste it here? well these aren't oranges that you can find at the grocery store. for now, they're at university research centers and small orange groves . that's where we had access and
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spoke to a grower who says these new varieties of oranges, it could be the future of the industry. tucked away in small town cetera, peter spikes, orange grove is full of promise citrus grower now working on ways to fight greening plant disease that's crippled florida's orange crop. for years . we've been down that road and now it's just another dead tree so we're trying to focus on the positive the positive these new orange hybrid, thriving under spikes care, remove the ride, and each one has a different flavor and texture. some can even resist graining and other diseases. we just fertilizer and water room and let them grow. we'll be planting greening resistant very good tasting trees within the next four or five years. and it could be a path forward as florida sees its smallest orange harvest since the 19 forties, the forecast 16% lower than last year, with orange juice prices rising as a
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result and sort of the grower does not have the volume. if you will, they had to replace trees , lower crops. mike sparks represents thousands of growers. being squeezed out by the cost of production. but he says there is still hope as the future of florida's orange industry starts to sprout and groves like this. we have the best researchers in the world working on this project. we're going to have a breakthrough. a breakthrough like sun dragon, a new orange variety that spike has already helped test and release with the usda. the new fruit, now part of a growing effort to preserve a florida icon. i'm excited. there's no question in my mind that we have a successful path forward. and that grow rice spoke to. he's not the only one experimenting with hybrids the university of florida is developing about 20. right now. they're mandarin variety called gator bites. it could be a competitor to halos and cuts
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when it's released and tampa stephen golan ktvu. fox two news. nice little twist on that name. gator bites. all right, stephen, thank you for that live report. over here over here. dramatic body camera footage from the los angeles police department as frantic family members tried to help and unconscious little girl it happened last wednesday. we see a police sergeant radio to say the girl is not conscious, not breathing before slapping her back several times. the little girl is then heard crying. the sergeant has heard saying something came out. the child started breathing again and was taken to the hospital for treatment. and los angeles county lifeguards rescued a dog off the coast of malibu after it swam a third of a mile from shore. the live guard shared video of the rescue here on twitter has happened at nicholas canyon beach. the lifeguards were happy to rescue the dog, but also took the opportunity to remind people that dogs are not
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allowed on l. a county beaches. all right. it was a nice beach day. today we had temperatures back into the sixties along the coast and in the inland valley 63 in morgan hill. we did have a bunch of fog this morning, especially down towards fremont. pay word san jose kind of slow to burn off. that's why fremont hayward ended up with the upper fifties for highs today. temperatures tomorrow do about the same thing. i think we'll see some patchy valley fog and even a little coastal fog. we have coastal fog out there now. we are looking at, as you can see off in the distance of whether system out in the pacific. that's the one that's going to bring us clouds thursday and friday. but at this point we're not expecting any rain out of it. of course, rain is the thing we're waiting on. and some of the models have backed off on that potential for rain on on us next february. 1st and second, in fact, pretty significantly off on that. but that could change, too. so we'll see how it goes. golden gate
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bridge a little bit of fog out there right now. not a whole bunch, but a little bit. and as we look at the next couple of days, get ready for more of the same some frost in the mornings, perhaps a little bit of valley fog and temperatures generally just where they have been in the mid sixties and low sixties. overnight lows tonight will be in the mid thirties, low thirties that'll get you frost in many spots, so this pattern continues to hold and we're looking for that big breakthrough pattern we've been talking about last couple days. this thursday friday. we are going to see clouds increase, so that's good, but we are not expecting any rain from that. there's increasing clouds as we go into thursday, friday could be the mechanism that knocks the high or the blocking ridge out of the way enough that early february could end up being wet. san francisco forecast tomorrow . 61 degrees for daytime high in san francisco, oakland around 63 . you can see that big high pressure ridge. it's not going anywhere. we'll see a little bit of wind in the hills tonight that will just serve to keep the valley fog. at bay, i think up
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high you may go 20 miles an hour. the forecast highs tomorrow. like today, another beautiful day. be careful the beach didn't they extended that high surf advisory, which was smart. um it's not going to be as big tomorrow, but it's still super high interval swells. so that's what i mean by that is it's right. it looks like a lake. and then all of a sudden, it's not get yourself in all sorts of trouble. so when i see you back here at six o'clock, we'll update the forecast. we'll see in a bit, bill. thank you. travel experts are encouraging you to plan your summer vacation now, but with coronavirus variants, driving flight and cruz cancelations, many are wondering how to plan coming up, will share some tips. new year, new start. and now comcast business is making it easy to get going with the ready. set. save. sale. get started with fast and reliable internet and voice for $64.99 a month with a 2-year price guarantee. it's easy... with flexible installation
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you may have some money actually coming to you. san francisco based plaid is a service used by many finance apps to connect user bank accounts. a class action lawsuit claims plaid collected more financial data than was actually needed from customers to log in. there's a proposal for a $58 million settlement, but the actual amount consumers receive is likely to be small since so many people use plaid and the settlement does not require plaid to stop using logging information from users. a very lucky michigan woman is getting ready to retire early after finding a life changing email in her spam folder. laura spear says she was looking for a missing email when she stumbled on a notification, saying she had won $3 million. the 55 year old had bought a lottery ticket on the michigan lottery website for a new year's eve drawing, but didn't see the email until
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days later here, says she's now adding the lottery to our safe centers list just in case her luck strikes again. we'll frigid temperatures there in michigan and other states across the country have many americans dreaming of a summer vacation. something the u. s travel association is actually encouraging on what it calls national plan your vacation day. but how do you plan when covid is still top of mind for many people? fox news, madeline rivera spoke with some travel experts who are addressing those concerns. fantasizing about hitting the beach and chasing away those winter blues. you're not the only one and travel experts are hoping to see a wave of bookings, saying the first month of the new year is the best time to plan your next getaway 68% of people. most surprised say they're burned out . they point to the pandemic as the reason so many americans need a reset. but it's also the reason why so many may be hesitant to travel. they remember the nightmare scenario just a month ago, staffing shortages from the omicron variant, forcing several
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airlines to cancel thousands of flights. some cruise lines are also canceling sailings because of covid cases. with so many potential changes, experts say flexibility is key. gone are the days where you can't reschedule an airline ticket or rebook. it used to be. cancel it. lose your money. also, same thing with hotels. i recommend people take a look in advance. when you book find out what the policy is. healthcare professionals say there are more reasons to be hopeful. recent data shows that covid infections, especially in northeast states, like new york, new jersey and massachusetts are trending downward, though not every state is seeing a similar drop. first and foremost, it's so important to just make sure that you protect yourself. those steps, they say, include getting boosted, wearing masks and testing when appropriate. and they say not to let an uncertain world stop you from seeing it. we're in a better place, especially compared to the beginning of the pandemic. so book that vacation. it's important to balance safety and
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your overall mental well being and health and washington mother , rivera, ktvu, fox two news. this is ktvu fox two news at six. san jose is close to becoming the first city in the nation to put strict requirements on gun owners. the city council is discussing the measures right now, gun rights advocates say if the ordinances passed, they are ready, willing and able to fight the law in court. hello again, everyone. i'm julie julie haener mike mibach. the san jose proposal would require gun owners to pay a fee and by liability insurance. these would be some of the toughest gun restrictions for any city in any state. the city council is meeting right now, alex savage their in the newsroom with more on the significance here of this vote, alex lot riding on this vote tonight. mike and julie right now the council is beginning debate on the ordinance. and then they will hear from the public tonight before later weighing in with their votes. the gun harm reduction ordinance was
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introduced by san jose mayor sam liccardo, who says that he felt compelled to act following the deadly workplace shooting at the vita railyard last year. mayor liccardo is hoping to ease the financial burden of gun violence on city residents. under this ordinance, gun owners would be charged an annual $25 fee that would go toward nonprofits that address gun violence. the measure would also require gun owners to obtain liability insurance that would cover any damage caused by their weapon. the mayor believes paying for insurance and registration upfront is cheaper than the cost of gun violence later. sounds a taxpayer subsidized gun ownership. to the tune of $151 for every household that owns a gun in this city, or nearly $40 million per year, and that's the cost to pay for public services, particularly emergency response services. for gun violence. it is our belief that these costs should be the responsibility of
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gun owners. our proposal. will make sounds a safer city to live when now there is pushback to this proposed ordinance, including vocal opposition from san jose city councilwoman dev davis, who says she doesn't believe that this will help to reduce gun harm in the city. the nra also put out a statement today, saying quote mayor liccardo can't honestly believe that those who are breaking the law will pay any fees or even attempt to sign up for the required insurance. instead law abiding citizens will be left holding the bag while the ruling class in one of america's richest cities might shrug off these unreasonable costs. in reality, they will act as a barrier for those in underserved communities. and already, the national foundation for gun rights has threatened to sue the city of san jose. if this ordinance passes again, debate just got underway for san jose city council members and we do expect to vote from the council later tonight, mike


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