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car plows through a trader joe's store, injuring a number of people. and this is a live picture of the scene from our photographer and daniel, be ariel, according to chp, a silver toyota avalon drove through the entrance of the store and ended up at the checkout lanes. authorities say several people were taken to the hospital in that city. thank you for joining us for kron. 4 news at 6. i'm pam
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moore and i'm ken wayne. these are pictures we're about to show you of the aftermath. authorities say the man who was at the wheel remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities. >> the highway patrol gave an update on the victim's a short time ago. >> 4 people were taken hospitals. one of the 4 people transported to hospitals is a juvenile. so there were some injured that were released here on their own recognizance. the building was occupied by quite a few patrons as well staff members. at this time. we believe at least one a staff member was injured. >> the cause of the crash is under investigation. as of now, no drugs or alcohol are considered to be factors in this crash. it all happened at the trader joe's on redwood road. we have a reporter heading to the scene right now to gather more information and we'll have an update as soon as we get additional details. >> and another big story this evening, a new developments in last month's deadly mid air plane crash in watsonville.
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the ntsb released new information on what happened just before 2 planes collided killing 3 people. >> we first brought you the story back in august. the planes crashed into each other outside the runway at the watsonville municipal airport. the ntsb released a picture right here showing the planes in the air before the collision. it looks like it's moments before the collision. a witness on the ground took this picture. the image is part of the ntsb's preliminary report in its ongoing investigation. investigators also released a diagram of the flight paths of the 2 planes. the pilots trying to land on the north side of the watsonville airport. well, for surveys co has more on the report. >> this newly released photo shows the moment 2 small planes collided above the watsonville airport the afternoon of august. 18th nearly a month ago. the photo was part of the initial findings by the ntsb investigating what caused the fatal collision in this
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picture. also, part of the report published thursday afternoon. it shows the trajectory of the 2 planes and the point of impact. the initial findings also stated both pilots were in radio communication. at one point, the pilot of the cessna one, 52 stated he saw the larger plane and decided to go around saying, quote, because you're coming up on me pretty quick, end quote. a witness says he focused attention on the final approach path and observed the cessna 3.40, on the cessna one. 52 stale. the cessna 3.40, then banked to the right and it's left wing struck the cessna one. 52, the witness then observed both airplanes descend to the ground. the cessna one. 52 with a single occupant on board crashed short of the runway. the cessna 3.40, with 2 people on board spiraled into a hangar. all 3 involved in a midair collision died. investigators
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have recovered all parts of both planes and continue to examine the evidence. a complete report with the final cause of the crash is expected in about a year. the pilot of the smaller one. 52 sesno was identified as 32 year-old stewart camenson of santa cruz. and 75 year-old kyle krupa and 67 year-old man that krupa of winton were in the 3.40 cessna. theresa kron. 4 news. >> on the peninsula, police have arrested a man on suspicion of selling illegal drugs. officers conducted a traffic stop check at the intersection of highway one and lindor. my linda mar boulevard in pacifica early this morning about 2.30, police found more than 1.5 ounces of suspected fentanyl and other drug related items in the car. the driver has been identified as a group of santa cruz. police say he is on probation and had an outstanding arrest warrant. he is now facing charges and
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booked into the san mateo county jail. >> violent crimes against asian americans in the bay area have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic. and now a popular safety app is stepping in to try to support that community. and it's all part of a new initiative by the citizen app which lets residents report crime suspicious behavior and public safety hazards. but for has been joins us live now with more on the event held in san francisco today for new citizen users. pam and ken, the app normally cost $20 a year for a premium account. >> but will now be free for thousands of asian americans and pacific islanders, meaning a citizen agent. apple provide will be available to them. 24 7 to help during emergency. >> we're all going condone one downloaded the time the citizen app was added to phones during this meeting in san francisco you go, whether it's right down the street to the park. it's a director of government affairs and public policy for the app. trevor chandler offering premium accounts for free as hate crimes against the asian american community. increased
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600% since the pandemic started. they have a feeling safe. they can reach out to one of our safety agents. 24 7 and they can connect them to emergency services. they can utilize the power of our community to let folks know what's going on around them. the goal is to give away free membership to 20,000 aap i people, especially women, seniors and other vulnerable community. president of the oakland chinatown, chamber of commerce, karl chan is encouraging people to take advantage of what the citizen app offers. i'm so appreciative that >> people are trying, you know, to find new ways to the people. on thursday. representatives help guide new members to the app and explain situations where it will help to train the community on how to use the app because it's not we don't feel it's enough just to give it away. we want to make sure people know how to use it in the most effective way possible. everyone in the room hoping to avoid becoming a victim of a hate crime videos of attacks against the ap. i community becoming all too familiar in the bay area. the someone in your pocket just to make sure
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that you're saying. but if anyone here does find themselves in an unsafe scenario, a citizen agent will be available to help. and a 3rd of the bay area is also asian. and that's why just made perfect sense for us to be a part of the solution here and launched this massive effort in the bay area. >> some of the things that train citizen agents can help with include navigating 9-1-1, on a user's behalf, track locations and assess surroundings to help get users to a safe space reporting live in the newsroom. i'm rob nesbitt kron 4 news. rob, thank you. >> in the east bay crews responded to a major fire that caused extensive damage to a number of arby's. this happened in oakland. this is citizen app video showing the smoke. it happened at an encampment at 7th and castro just before 1 o'clock this afternoon, the oakland fire department said 15 crew members responded. officials say no injuries were reported. all of the vehicles were on occupied at the time of the fire. no word on how it started now to our 4 zone forecast as we step outside and show you a lot of traffic
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trying to get into the city right now. but it looks nice out there. our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow standing by with a look ahead. the yeah, guys, we could be talking about some slick roads around the bay area as we head into the weekend. i have a chance. pretty good. some rain making its way into the bay area as we head toward. >> the latter part of the weekend this afternoon, not a bad day around the bay area. you've got some sunshine. got a couple clouds begin to move in along the coastline. but more clouds on the way overnight tonight and that fog. we'll kind of thicking up a bit, but no rain just yet. we're going to wait a little bit for that. but on the satellite image, you can see the very latest california kind of quiet out there. little breeze, though, that on shore flow continuing, keeping our temperatures running below the average. but here's our storm system are just make its way across the aleutians in the gulf of alaska. that is the pending storm that could bring some rain to the bay area. may be a significant amount of rain as we head in towards sunday, possibly monday. and there's a chance it could linger into tuesday to keeping our fingers crossed for that bay area. right now that on shore breeze continues. that fog along the coastline moving on shore
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right now, waiting for the system to move by. here's the very latest on the forecast model used it we head through tomorrow. not bad as we get to saturday. all of a sudden the clouds start to roll into our skies and you see that big batch of green off the coastline that moves on shore. you see that swirl. that's the core of the low with this system swing right off the coastline, bringing some stormy weather, the bay area, the possibility of some isolated thunderstorms. of course. we'll keep tracking that on long right here on kron. 4. >> all right. thank you, well, now on a monkeypox coverage. the cdc has released the number of monkeypox vaccines which have been administered, but now says when the agency looked into the data more closely, discover the vaccines were not received evenly among different races are grant lotus is here to break down the latest data from the cdc and explain grant. well, ken and pam. the latest data suggest that on tuesday, at least they say they've administered more than 540,000 doses of genius, the smallpox
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or that smallpox vaccine that is now being used to prevent the >> infection of monkeypox are m-pox says it's being called, but the data shows that white men use here overwhelmingly getting more doses than our black and latino or hispanic man and fewer white men have gotten monkeypox compared to other races. you look at this chart of the people whose ethnic background is available, more than 200,000 doses out of the 540,000 doses went to white people more than 91,000 doses went toispanic or latino people. more than 50,000 doses went to african americans in more than 31,000 doses. wet to asians. however, the cdc also says as of september 4th of this year, african americans account for 41% of the total number of cases of m-pox that have been reported. 27% of cases, hispanic, latino white
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americans. 26% of the reported cases in just 3 have been reported among asians. the statistics suggest that the vaccines are not distributed to the people who need the most or the people need the most are getting them. the access of the shot and vaccination hesitancy. could both be playing a role in this low vaccination rate. now, yesterday, the u.s. health officials testified in front of congress. the director of the cdc says they will continue to work on outreach in communities that have the demand back to you have get. all right. grant, thank you. coming up, why a local jail is under scrutiny accused of snooping on conversations between inmates and their between inmates and their attorneys. becoming a morning person starts the night before with new neuriva relax and sleep. it has l-theanine to help me relax from daily stress. plus, shoden ashwagandha for quality sleep. so i can wake up refreshed.
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that. and that is why civil rights attorney paula canny as part of a joint civil complaint. >> that the smart communications system that is used by inmates, attorneys and families on the sheriff's website is allegedly being spied upon by jailhouse deputies. they're using an electronic messaging system that allows all the deputies correctional staff. >> all law enforcement to surveil. all e-mail messages, all electronic messages. kenny says the website give no warning that the emails will be read by law enforcement. the system does have the capability of putting a blocking feature on some that correctional staff. law enforcement can't read. >> attorney client e-mail messages, but they won't do that. the civil complaint seeks to remedy that. >> we should mention that using the jailhouse communication system.
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>> he's not free. cost us money, right? how much money spent probably right. 75 votes. >> it's 75 bucks. just to send in e-mails and letters or everything and sitting in the audience are actually the smart system allows a maximum daily deposit of $300 per inmate. >> the money can be used for multiple services, including sending and receiving e-mails. officials at the san mateo county sheriff's office to be they have not received the complaint. >> a spokesperson sent kron 4 a statement that reads in part, quote, though, sending e-mail messages to people in custody, including attorneys receive an admonition that the messages are subject to search and that there is no expectation of privacy. the reason the entire e-mail system is not private is for the safety and security of jail facilities. and so it cannot be used to harass crime victims or engage in criminal activity, unquote. in redwood city. has it made kron 4 news?
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derick almena the master tenant of the ghost ship warehouse that caught fire almost 6 years ago killings. 36 people. >> could be facing more time behind bars on mental was convicted of involvement. involuntary manslaughter. but he took a plea deal that allowed him to avoid prison and serve home detention, followed by 3 years probation. prosecutors say during a search of his lake county home, they allegedly found a machete, bows and arrows and ammunition possessing these weapons would violate the terms of al menos plea deal. he has now been ordered to appear in an oakland courtroom next friday to face allegations. i mean, as attorneys have not commented on the matter. >> this week, governor newsom signed a first of its kind law that creates what's being called care court. the legislation could force people who are living on the streets who have severe mental illness to get treatment. it would also require counties to support the program. one of the people who argues the move is long overdue is oakland mayor libby schaff kron
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four's. catherine heenan is here to tell us what she said about that today, catherine. yeah, mayor schaff was with the governor when he signed off on the program this week. >> she feels strongly it is very badly needed and says for years she has heard from families who have loved ones out on the streets who are refusing to get help for mental illness. as for what the mayor sees in her own city. she says the statistics are troubling and staggered. >> the current state of affairs on our street is a part. i had more than 4,000 ambulance transports to psychiatric hospitals in a 12 month period. and more than 100 of those people. what transported more than stick times and that same year that is ineffective and inhumane. we are sick of the sickness and this is really an opportunity to kind of reinvent this system from the ground up mental health has been neglected for far too long. we see it on our streets. we feel it in our
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hearts because these are people's children. >> the county will not be one of the first 7 california counties to implement the care court program. but she says oakland can and will begin getting ready for it. the mayor says it could be roughly 2 years before it is in place. there. pam and ken, thanks, catherine. >> let's check on our 4 zone weather forecast. a live look outside at the golden gate bridge where the weather looks pretty calm. but as they say in the world of weather, things are going to be changing, lawrence. yes, and maybe for the good boy. you know, we get a nice early storm. >> in here early in the before fire season really peaks. that would be tremendous help. and that's the real possibility outside today. we have some clouds early on that patchy fog kind of breaking up as we head for the afternoon lingering along the coastline still. but temperatures staying cooler than normal around the bay area. after that record breaking heat last week. and i think now we start talking about rain but out the
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door right now. we do have a couple patches of fog that moved inside the bay. the temperatures, not all that bad. you got 69 in san jose. still 65 degrees in hayward, 62 breezy in half moon bay, 66 in 7 tail. 71 still warm in. conquer. 71 a nap and 73 degrees in fairfield. so some nice weather out there right now. but we're watching the storm system very closely. this is the beginning of the rainmaker, putting itself together, just making its way across the aleutians into the gulf of alaska. so it's got a little ways to go before it gets here. the start of pain on that system moving through as early as late saturday night now into sunday. so the timing on that has moved up quite a bit. still blustery around the bay area this afternoon with some wind gusts over 2030 miles an hour. want to show you the forecast model for the upcoming storm system as we head through time here you've got the clouds moving through. breaking up in the afternoon, clearing out your skies and bring some sunshine around as we get into saturday afternoon, things begin to change. looking a little more ominous. those clouds start to roll in late in the day. and
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then as we head in towards saturday night here comes rolling along the coastline. and there you go. if this works out like this and this is another one of our computer models and they're all start to come together. we're going to see a significant amount of rain. the tricky part of the storm system is really the core of this low. if this low actually doesn't come expected by the computer models, maybe stays 30 miles off the coastline. we may not see that much rain at all. right now it is showing a whole lot of rain rolling to the bay area. fact, look at this. not only here but around the state of this happens. we, of course, with the mosquito fire. other fires burning the dutch, a fire continuing to burn? well, we could see maybe an inch of rain in those locations around that fire. that would be a tremendous help to firefighters there really for the whole fire season as it looks like, we're going to see a lot of that rain moving on through. so keeping our fingers crossed for the storm system. hopefully it all works out right now. it's all looking good on paper, but it all has to come together this weekend for it to happen. all right across i think. thank. thank you. bay area's kicking off hispanic heritage month celebrations from september 15th to october 15th.
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>> the country celebrates the cultures and stories of hispanic and latino communities across the u.s. san jose is celebrating mexico's el grito ceremony with a flag raising in live pefood vendors. even though mexican independence day is actually tomorrow. mexico celebrates independence cry that marks the start of its war of independence. also today, costa rica el salvador, guatemala, honduras and nicaragua, all celebrated their independence. will we be? we will be celebrating rather hispanic heritage all month long here on kron 4. we have an entire section on our web site dedicated to hispanic heritage. i have to do is scan that qr code on your screen. it will take you straight to the web page. coming up, political posturing intensified immigrants bused to vice president kamala harris's home and flown to the upscale resort town of vineyard. >> well, governor newsom is >> well, governor newsom is reacting. have you seen my new phone yet? it like, folds in half. i would never switch to samsung, i love my phone.
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tonight. the governor of texas says he intentionally sent 2 busloads of migrants to vice president kamala harris's residents. >> in washington this morning, it's the latest in a series of moves. by republican governors across the country to protest what they say are inadequate federal efforts on the southern border and florida governor ron desantis is taking credit for sending 2 planes carrying migrants to martha's vineyard in massachusetts. >> the move infuriating
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democratic politicians and prompting a frenzied response that has included humanitarian aid. our washington correspondent reshad hudson has the latest. good evening. this is further proof that the fight between republican governors and the biden administration over immigration is heating up. >> it's shameful is reckless. early thursday, 2 busloads of migrants were dropped off near the doorstep of vice president kamala harris. this is just a premeditated political stunt. >> they deserve better than being left on the streets of dc for months. texas governor greg abbott has sent buses like these to democrat run cities and states relocating an estimated 10,000 since april. shame on you, governor abbott. it's a move domingo garcia with the league of united latin american citizens calls heartless. >> that's an christian on on american and something that should not be allowed. but texas senator john cornyn says the busing is getting the attention of the biden
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administration, the federal government whose responsibility it is they're not paying attention and doing anything about this crisis. this biden border crisis that we've seen that the border and florida governor ron desantis is following abbott's example sending 2 private planes full of migrants to martha's vineyard and all those people in dc and new york were beating their chests when trump was president. the minute. >> even a small fraction of what those border towns deal with every day is brought to their front door. they all of a sudden go deserve. and republican governor say they're doing this to get the attention of the biden administration. >> reporting in washington reshad hudson, back to you. governor gavin newsom is responding to governor abbott and desantis is decision to ship and bus migrants cross country saying, quote. >> what desantis and texas governor greg abbott are doing isn't clever. it's cruel. i'm formally requesting the doj begin an immediate investigation into these inhumane efforts to use kids as political political pawns
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like millions of americans. i've been horrified at the images of migrants being shipped on buses and planes across the country to be used as political props. clearly transporting families, including children across state lines under false pretenses is morally reprehensible. but it may also be illegal. we'll take quick break. we'll come back with a live update on
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