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the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at >> 6 moments of silence america pauses to remember and reflect 20 years after the 9.11 attacks. each of those bells for the moment the planes hit the world trade center with each tower fell with another plane hit the pentagon and the crash of united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania. that flight was headed here to the bay area. that is where we
start this saturday night here on kron. 4 news at 9 o'clock. welcome jonathan mccall, justine has this night off 20 years after the shocking images flooded our tv screens, the emotions of today still very raw for so many americans during a ceremony this morning, president joe biden talked about the pain still being felt and the patriotism of the country right after the attacks. >> we saw her everywhere. the places expected and unexpected. we also so something all too rare. >> true sense of national unity. >> the president was joined at today's ceremony in new york by the obamas and former new york mayor michael bloomberg. meanwhile at the shanksville, pennsylvania site where united flight 93 was taken down by crew members as well as passengers on board. former president george w bush echoed president biden sentiments. >> so much of our politics has become a naked appealed anger, fear and resentment. i can only tell you what action. on
america's day of trial and grief. i saw millions of people instinctively .rabbed for neighbors hand. and rally to the cause of one another. that is the america i know. >> president biden also visiting the shanksville memorial after comments and stops today in new york city and in washington, dc vice president kamala harris also offering her remarks on the remembrance of the day at united 93 crash site. >> so please know your nation sees you. and we stand with you. and we support you. we are gathered today. and how a brand. at this place. that has been sanctified. a sacrifice. to honor the heroism that the 40 passengers and crew members showed in the face of grave
what happened and flight 93. told us then. and it still tells us so much. about the courage of those on board who gave everything they possibly could. >> house speaker nancy pelosi releasing a statement to mark the 20 year anniversary of the attacks saying in part, quote, the terror attacks on the morning of september 11th forever changed our nation and the world. the acts of in comprehensible evil left heartbreaking images seared into our collective memory today and every day we reaffirm our secret commitment to pay tribute to the fallen the survivors and of the heroes, though the rubble has been cleared the fire is extinguished in our city is rebuilt. the painful memories of september 11th remain forever etched in the hearts of every american inspiring us to come together to build a more peaceful future for generations to come folks across the bay area. also
taking time to honor the lives lost in being remembered by the september 11th attacks that includes the city of hayward where a candlelight vigil is being held tonight. kron four's amanda hari live there tonight talking with the folks attending a >> jonathan, the people i spoke to said they were grateful and happy to be able to be together today to remember those lives lost as well as all the lives affected by those attacks. one person told me he couldn't believe that it's been 20 >> it's very heartwarming to see the community come out pay respects to only those of us allies also those of effect of the past 20 years after flags flowers and soft music set the tone as the hayward community came out. remember the attacks on 9/11/2000. peach, a lives
in castro valley became to hayward for this opportunity to remember together. >> he signed a placard set up to honor those who were affected. >> he says he thinks about the attacks often because he spends time in new york city. he's part of the pyro crew that does the 4th of july celebration there every year that i've gone go to the memorial to very heavy feeling every time that i've gone there, you can feel like the lost souls, but he feels it's important to remember those lost and pray for their families. some believable. what had occurred. >> and still seems like unbelievable. reliving something that. >> it should never happen. marci santana says she spent the week watching documentaries about the tragedy. and it's given her a new perspective just like it really changed everyone's life. >> and i just feel bad about what happened after 2. >> mean, that's going to war.
she says when she heard about the community coming out remember and support. 20 years later she wanted to be a part of it. it need to start taking care of each other, not hurting each other. >> the memorial you saw being signed in that story is actually right behind me here and it's going to stay here at heritage plaza in hayward for at least a couple days at least until tuesday. organizers tell me or people to be able to come by and pay their respects here live in hayward. amanda hari kron 4 news. and we know it's there, right now in the plans for a permanent location on one since removed. >> so i spoke to organizers about that and they said they have anything set up just yet. but they are looking for a permanent location. >> is they want people to be able to come back and remember all these lost lives for the future. so many folks coming out to pay their respects that's kron four's them into our live for us tonight. in a word. >> amanda. thank you.
meanwhile, here's a look at other ceremonies that took place across the bay area on this 9.11 santa clara and san mateo ca of fire departments hosting a flag ceremony this morning holding a solemn ceremony outside ringing a bell. >> in the 5, 5, 5, 5, pattern, which is the notification for a death in the line of duty. meanwhile, in freeman, a large display could be seen remembering. >> the more than 300 firefighters killed that day 20 years ago. the city of san francisco, remembering the lives lost in the 9.11 terror attacks during a ceremony this morning. >> kron four's camila barco takes us there. >> 9.11 is a day america won't forget the san francisco fire anr police department remember those who lost their lives, but they also recognize the people who stepped up to help when the nation was under attack. >> i can. i can register some of the situations are as we speak. after 20 years, the sights and sounds of 9 11
replay in jeffrey marino's head. i can just about every. every location we were at basically what we did and what we did see, he's among the 11 san francisco firefighters who flew out to new york city to help first responders at ground 0. >> was overwhelming. thinking we could possibly save someone which wasn't the case among the heroes is harry on sister and san francisco native betty on face car is out too. >> and the shut down for 6,000 planes up in the air for who were scheduled to fly that day. she was a flight attendant on american airlines flight 11 documenting betting it. >> i'm number 3 on flight. 11, 5 people hijacked that plane because american airlines and really i do information. about the ongoing within the plane. and identified 5 hijackers
seize flight 11 crashed into the world trade center's north tower. >> at 08:46am she remained on the phone with authorities relay critical information for almost 25 minutes. the san francisco fire police department joined forces saturday to remember, betty, on. >> and each person who perished t kerwin during saturday morning ceremony. san francisco fire called out the names of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on 9.11. we keep this memory alive to honor those who lost their lives. to honor their families and to honor all of those that were impacted. they paid tribute with the ringing of the bell. it's a long tradition in the fire service which signifies the last call for firefighter, something we do any time. a firefighter passes away on duty. perry said their mother wondered why body never called home that morning before the crash. i told her that daddy. to which she. >> was trained to do. that. it
was her first to t he credits flight attendants for also being first responders just in a different uniform in san francisco. camila barco kron 4 news. >> tonight kron 4 will bring with 30 minute special on the 20 year anniversary of the 9.11 attacks. you can catch it right after kron 4 news at 10 o'clock starting at 1030 right here on kron. 4. popular pet supply chain pulling toys off of their store shelves. the dangerous item. one customer says they found hidden inside their dogs. chew toy. >> kron 4 exclusive. but first we continue our 9.11 coverage. a live look at new york city tonight, as you can see, those beams. >> lighting up the sky where the twin towers once stood. another live report from new york city tonight on a wrap-up of today's ceremonies.
>> remembering the lives lost in the 9.11 terror attacks 20 years ago moving tributes have been taking place all across the country today from here in the bay area all across the country in new york city. patrick elwood continuing our live team coverage tonight from jersey city just across manhattan. you can see the beams from where the twin towers once stood lighting up the sky. patrick, i'm sure it has to just be an overwhelming day for so many folks there.
>> good evening. in the eyes of many people i've spoken to this week. this day it's always about remembering what happened and why, but also taking stock where we are moving forward as a nation. >> beautiful new york city morning much like it was exactly 20 years ago. they gathered to keep true to the promise to never forget. mike lowe, the father of sarah just a 28 year-old flight attendant on american was the first to address the crowd a time when many people acted of the. >> and beyond the ordinary presidents and first ladies were on hand. andrew anthony each was read aloud of those who died at ground 0. >> outside the official 9.11 event. americans from all walks of life. watch from
afar. >> at a bus driver drive us directly over to the side while in the 5 boroughs of new york city like here in brooklyn. the larger families of first responders convene phil ruffolo is a retired fdny captain. he was not on duty at the time of the first plane attack. but like everybody else and rescue too, ran to help. because the guys on duty had left the house with all of the equipment. they commandeered a city bus and headed straight down to lower manhattan. it's chaotic. >> the cloud is very dense arriving from brooklyn. they immediately hit the rubble of the collapsed tower. we all know what we have to do. it. search until we can search anymore. found a few members they were dead. >> john, the pala title and kevin o'rourke were 2 of the 7 members that day rescue 2 lost today. he found joy when he saw john's daughters and kevin's grandson, our friendships that are missed. and there's joy. because.
>> i look around the room and young ones have sprung up. that's a great thing. it's the the renewal of life. >> so on the morning that began with people from all walks of life privately going about their business has led to this 20 years down the road in most public display of grief, remembrance of who they were and hope always hope for better days to come for all of us. >> president biden recently declassified all government documents associated with 9.11. that is welcome news for many, many people who have been waiting for that to happen for a very long time.
let jersey city tonight. i'm patrick elwood. back to you in the studio. patrick, any idea on when that information can be actually released or when we could start to see some of those documents be actually become public. >> so some families who are associated with the the push to get those documents released victims. families are already complaining that the government has not been quick enough in releasing them in their entirety and releasing them just kind of. >> the spill to then they say that is just not good enough because here is by final thought. many people have thought that there are higher-ups associated in the saudi government were directly related to this financing and they want to know not only because it for their own good right there to satisfy their own curiosity but for legal purposes as well. lawsuits back to so many folks definitely wanting answers after 20 years. patrick, thank
you. >> meanwhile, california junior senator alex padilla reflecting on the anniversary of the 9.11 attacks today saying that in a country that has been so politically divided now is the time to come together as a nation. >> we can't let to those threats and some hate out there in the and isolated quarters. keep us loving one another from being at neighbors and community members that kober occurs and friend, especially here in the most diverse city in the most diverse state in the nation. >> the deal was the mayor of los angeles back on september 11th. he says he recalled seeing the news on a news ticker which is like the one at the bottom your of your screen. he says at that time the information read that 4 planes unaccounted for were headed for los angeles. but of course, none of that information turned out to be true. meanwhile, the only plane that did not hit its intended target that day 20 years ago was united flight 93
the plane was headed for either the capitol building or the white house. but the passengers and the crew members on board overtook the hijackers sacrificing their own lives crashing the plane in a field in shanksville, pennsylvania. the plane originally was supposed to be headed for san francisco. one of the flight attendants on board was oakland. native want to green kron four's noelle bellow learned how she's now being remembered to 20 years later. >> we consider hero. appreciate that. people celebrate. one of year olds. we're quite 93, a flight attendant with united airlines for 29 years. wanda greene was one of the first african american flight attendants. >> with united a dedicated mother of 2 children and very active in the new jersey community you in which she lived. but her home town was oakland and on september 11, she planned to visit with her family on her layover from flight 93. but wanda and the
43 others on board that plane never made it. we're very proud of her and the other passengers. >> the tariffs and the night them use that planted the bomb heady and peace sundry swanson is want us cousin. he was also chief of staff for congresswoman barbara lee on 9/11/2000, one. >> he says the acts of all those on board flight 93 are an example of the courage of these passengers because of cell phones. what's happening. >> and they're very consciously made that decision. so take lying down. and now that the war really what else it was. these are all patriots. later we learned that flight 93 more than likely it was coming into the capitol. and so today i'm thinking especially of those heroes on flight 93. >> who has saved many lives because they took that plane congresswoman lee was inside the capitol that morning. she holds a special place in her heart for chief of staff's cousin want a green.
>> for me personally, it's it's a very somber day very active thoughts and prayers go out sunday's family family and all those last 2 and loved ones green was 49 years old gone but never forgotten. >> noelle bellow kron 4 news. >> definitely gone but not forgotten. so a live look courtesy of san francisco, courtesy of the sutro tower. a clear saturday night. we'll quickly want to give a shout out to the uss tripoli. the l 7 in 50 us assault ship is in francisco as we kick off fleet week, which gets underway next month. but they are here as a result, some 1100 sailors are going to be here. checking out the city. so if they're out and about you see him doing some love showing a good time. welcome, guys. so much. and thank you for your service. kron 4 kron. 4 meteorologist marisa rodriguez who tonight with a look at what is on the way for your sunday.
>> hey there, john, of that yet very cool shout out. and we saw with that sutro camera image city hall lit up in red, white and blue. and let's take a look at a close-up shot of city hall and it is in tribute to 9 1120. years later, never forget honoring our heroes and also the victims of that tragic day 20 years ago. let's take a look at radar for out there right now. we are seeing clear skies but a little bit of that marine layer starting to make its way inland that suit choke hours shot. you could actually see some thin high clouds overhead and that's only going to get thicker during the overnight hours. but by saturday morning into your sunday. we are going to track, though. a lot of clearing by sunday afternoon. and with that warmer temperatures as well. temperatures out there right now, quite the spread widespread 60's. but for those of you at half moon bay 57 degrees thanks to that cool sea breeze and conquer 20 degrees warmer than that at 77
degrees. so very pleasant temperatures even at this 9 o'clock hour. and when tracker for overall calm too. breezy. wind speeds a little bit breezy, though. but just in the teens this evening with overnight lows in the mid 50's. so pretty uniform. the numbers there. but we are seeing temperatures rebounding very nicely from coast to valleys, downtown san francisco in the upper 60's mid 70's for oakland and san jose at 83 degrees with low 90's inland. looks like tuesday is going to be the hottest a 5 to 10 degrees above average until we cool down by next friday will be below average. so little bit of a roller coaster ride, but happy there aren't any major heat waves heading our way 82. that's like winter for me. i know you need to get your sweat pants probably >> still to come tonight, we'll let you know why certain companies dog a company's dog. toys had to be pulled from their shelves and what you should be on the lookout for in a kron 4 news exclusive tonight. in oakland tonight.
2 people are now behind bars in connection to a crazy and wild scene that happened overnight. oakland police say that 2 suspects we're at the scene of a shooting that happened along 85th street overnight in somehow when they were trying to get away. they actually ended up crashing into an oakland police unit injuring an officer that officer had to get taken to the hospital to get checked out. we're told the officer has since recovered and been released. so far there's no
word on exactly what led up to the shooting or if anyone was hurt. meanwhile, san jose police had a busy night. many of them responding to a very large sideshow. overnight. police posting this a video. they say that more than a 100 cars came to this particular scene in the area park avenue and was way. >> after officers shut down the issue, down more than 200 tickets in that area. toad 3 cars and arrested one person. police say the side show lasted less than an hour before police came through all the lanes and traffic in boxed in all of those cars. >> and coming up, find out what's in store for the 2nd half of your bay area weekend forecast. and also, if you plan on heading to the s
>> now to a kron 4 news exclusive. the saturday night. california based pet food express tells fall kron 4 that they are now removing a certain brand of dog toys from their shelves after a couple in the east bay says they found a needle inside of their pets. brand new toy. the couple talking only with kron four's gayle ong about what happened. >> this is the middle. he was all over in one of israel says saito says he found the needle as he was playing with his dog over at their concrete homes. that is so light. >> with a to get the make this weekend because a little crazy over it and then i to myself
really my fingers and i was like, out here in the heart. that's when he said he found the sewing needle coming out from inside the toy is was pretty scary for especially because all over. >> full of or he is. we love all over. and i got so worried that he could. >> the toy was purchased at a pet food express store in concord saito and espouse immediately contacted the store manager and they say the manager contacted the manufacturer. >> a spokesperson for pet food express sent a statement to kron 4 that reads in part, quote, we are so grateful that no pet was hurt. while we have never had an incident with this manufacturer. we are directing our stores to remove the product from their shelves until we can be certain that the product is safe. a statement to kron 4 from the manufacturer patchwork pet reads in part, quote, safety is our number one priority. never in our 13 years of business. have we encountered a safety related issue like this require procedure is that
all toys must go through metal detection prior to packaging. the quality control team is investigating and will make any necessary corrections no, think will for the full response from both companies and just wants to spread awareness to other pet owners. that means always checking toys for all of her before play time in concord. gayle ong kron 4 news. >> no covid-19 coverage this saturday night. the biden administration announced earlier this week that it plans to use a six-step comprehensive strategy to get the covid-19 surge under control here in the u.s. officials with the white house say that in order to improve access for all consumers. a number of top retailers that sell at home. rapid covid test like walmart and amazon. well, now have to offer those tests at up to a 35% discount for the next 3 months at home test include nasal swabs saliva test and more. despite them being available at major retailers supply is limited. one family on pharmacy says that the demand is because
more folks now want to leave their homes again. >> want to go back. at the same time, we don't want to get exposed by going to a hospital a clinic setting where there's a chance that there are like most people on them. there's a chance that he's going to convince infected. >> that pharmacist says that he is hopeful that with the president's new plan that he'll actually be able to get some test inside of his store. so that he can better serve its customers. during the initial wave of the covid-19 pandemic pediatric patients were far and few between. but now doctors say they're actually seeing more every week, adding that many of these children will go on to develop long-haul symptoms. those lingering symptoms from the covid-19 virus will likely be similar to the ones that we currently see with the big kids. we're talking about headaches fatigue and muscle aches while those conditions are vague and fairly common. they should also still be checked out by a doctor. >> yeah. all the kids from the first and second wave in all
of got admitted to the hospital. i see that many a week now getting admitted to the hospital to eastern new symptoms are something that are impacting your child. it's it's important that you get in talk to your healthcare provider about so that they can help decide is this normal? >> from hand washing social distancing mask and even vaccinations. doctor belcher says that long haul symptoms are less common in children who are vaccinated hospitals across america's especially in the south in the southeast hospitals are running out of icu beds in are now having to turn to some non covid patients which could have serious impacts on their health. felicia bolton takes a look at the situation unfolding in alabama in particular to give us an idea on what of the rest of the country could be facing. >> a cardiac event. cent rate ammonia and his family searching for care. but with hospitals in alabama push to
capacity. they say they were constantly turned away after contacting 43 hospitals in 3 different states. a bed was located across state lines and meridian mississippi. >> by the time the 73 year-old reach rush foundation hospital. it was too late. his family says he died of cardiac arrest just days before his birthday. his family posted on his online memorial quote, in honor of ray, please get vaccinated if you have not any effort to free up resources for non covid related emergencies. i can't predict what's going to happen tomorrow. but. >> we're certainly not trending in the right direction. deputy director of alabama hospital association dane hauer says. >> the state is in a dire place. the covid-19 surge began in mid august and has now reached its highest point ever during the pandemic, although hospitals do have the capability to expand capacity. howard says there is a lack of staff to adequately handled that change. that's why we're so aggressively trying.
>> to find additional resources said those life or situations are not something that have to be on tuesday, alabama saw 83 more icu patients in icu beds. open statewide on wednesday. there were more than 94 icu patients than beds available. >> the alabama hospital association says more than half of those patients are battling covid howard says relief can't come soon enough. we're not going towel. >> that is a dire and serious situation. >> that was felicia bolton reporting for us tonight. stay with kron 4 for continuing covid-19 coverage, huge or mobile device to scan the qr code on your screen and you'll be directed to our covid-19 web page on our website at kron. 4 dot com. talk about our 4 zone forecast tonight, a live look at where the golden gate bridge should be if you can make it out from all the fog that has rolled in tonight courtesy of the sutro tower camera. things will definitely warm up as we move into this new work week on the way. kron
4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez with a look at what is on tap as you start your sunday. yeah, jonathan. can you see that navy ship out there with all that fog overhead know the uss tripoli hopefully hopefully they were able to bring their pea coats and some other. >> gear to keep them warm. >> your navy guy. >> i am a navy guy and you any doubled in some weather. >> and i still have my pico to oh, there you go. you don't want to talk about your weather career know. we've got you had it for a minute on the kron kron 4 news a couple weekends ago. got my halloween costume ready to go. oh, there you go. all right. let's take a look at your forecast out there right now. beautiful shot from the transamerica pyramid out there. we can actually see it tonight. but that fog bank creeping in along the coast. so cue that fog horn because we are tracking that onshore breeze cooling down temperatures in the low to mid 50's throughout the san francisco peninsula
coastline and in the sierra. we're tracking calmer weather drier weather out there as well by sunday morning and afternoon, we are going to notice the northern parts of this with that cloud cover. but overall warmer temperatures, though. so. >> very similar to today and fortunately right now tracking so thanks to that change in wind direction. we are noticing an improvement with the smoke and haze there. but it's still going to linger sunday afternoon through monday afternoon. but we do get a little bit of a break during the early evening hours. and later into the night. so just keep that in mind by tuesday, though warming up into the low 80's for most of this year with temperatures out there still in the 70's for some of our warmest in our valleys in the east bay like livermore and conquered widespread low to mid 70's there. everyone else in the 60's, including san jose at 66 degrees low 60's. for those of you in oakland. but we're tracking that cool sea breeze along the coast, downtown san francisco and berkeley currently in the
upper 50's so that sea breeze not extending too. our innermost valleys just yet. but low to mid 60's for most of the north bay in san anselmo finally cooling down getting a little bit of that onshore westerly breeze influence their temperatures tomorrow. low 90's inland and then we're going to hold steady through monday and by tuesday warming up once again temperatures about 5 to 10 degrees above average mainly for inland valleys. we should be in the mid 80's. but instead tracking mid-nineties but holding steady along the coast and east bay shoreline with upper 60's to mid 70's there thanks to that marine layer influences jonathan, back to you. thank you. >> for your money tonight. california says it will be sending out yet another round of stimulus checks eligible californians will see the payments in their bank accounts or receive a check starting next week. the first batch of payments went out about 2 weeks ago. folks making less than $75,000 a year on their tax returns are eligible to receive $600 plus
an additional $500 for folks with one dependent, the state will send out a total of 12 billion dollars in payments kron 4, your local election headquarters. just 3 days to go until the recall election. governor gavin newsome making a stop here in the bay area today talking with medical workers on the front lines during the pandemic. kron four's phillipe djegal was there as the governor urged folks to vote no on tuesday saying the consequences of this election, a matter of life and death. >> what you now, >> governor gavin newsome saturday center in oakland. this is an enemy to this state before members of s e i u of 2015 hit the phones and knocked on doors urging voters to reject recalling the governor tuesday, the eu made up elected democrats narrowing
down what is at stake it's our governor. they're protected asked against covid the governor's opponents have criticized him for implementing masking and vaccination mandates but his supporters say he is taking necessary action has saved lives and livelihoods. this election is a matter of life and death public health is on the ballot. the governor defended his pandemic policies during a nearly 17 minute speech while also taking swings and conservative talk show host in 10 republican candidate larry elder, the only candidate he mentioned by name attacking his desire to eliminate minimum wage. downplaying the impacts of global warming and elders person he's he doesn't believe, for example. there's a glass ceiling it doesn't believe women have the right to attorney lee. he doesn't believe women are even has smart. >> as men. the governor says if everyone votes, the recall will fail vote.
>> in oakland. the leap to go from 4 know. >> kron. 4 will have live team coverage for you on tuesday night. we will have crews across the state watching the results as they come in. we'll also have a special edition of inside bay area politics with our panel of political experts. also be sure to watch for live reports from all of the candidate headquarters across the state. that's coming your way tuesday starting at 05:00pm. >> it may be a controversial figure now. but 20 years ago it was billed as america's mayor. tonight. we talk with rudy giuliani about the rudy giuliani about the emergency planning for kids. we can't predict when an emergency will happen. so that's why it's important to make a plan with your parents. here are a few tips to stay safe. know how to get in touch with your family.
write down phone numbers for your parents, siblings and neighbors. pick a place to meet your family if you are not together and can't go home. remind your parents to pack an emergency supply kit. making a plan might feel like homework, but it will help you and your family stay safe during an emergency.
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firefighters climbed the equivalent of 110 flights of stairs during the tribute in full gear. the twin towers each standing 110 stories tall the owner of the job posting the video and welcome to first responders to his gym to honor the lives lost back in 2000. one, it's hard to talk about september 11th without bringing up the name rudy giuliani who was mayor of new york city at the time in the past 20 years. he has become a controversial political figure, but then he was known as america's mayor mary beth mcdade said down one-on-one with the former new york mayor as he shared his memories from one of the country's darkest days. >> giuliani recalls for us. the images from 9.11 that he could never get out of his mind. he also shares with us the moment that he realized that america was going to come back even stronger and not let the terrorists win. police commissioner called and said. >> second plane hit me said
boss. this is you know, the terror attack and he said they're not 9 chances out of 10. it's been a going on. >> as former new york city mayor rudy giuliani rushed down to the world trade center on 9.11. he learned a second plane hit the twin towers and it was most likely terrorist attack were war. >> my first reaction was that i i just turned into a field commander in a war as opposed to a mayor. he ordered the bridges and tunnels closed. >> and we got down to ground 0. he ran into his dear friend and much love fire department chaplain father michael judge judge like so many firefighters, first responders and police was racing towards a disaster as others fled for their lives. i realized what he was doing. >> things were coming down and hitting people that are getting hit knocked on the ground. some of those people died. he was admitted he was ministering to them. administering the last rites
giuliani realized it was bodies coming down that we're hitting and killing people. >> when the fire commissioner told him that judge it died. he suspected that was how mayor. >> we lost by the judge that carrying his body to saint peter's church of firefighters are crushed. i said, oh, my goodness. father judge was one of several good friends that giuliani last that fateful day. mister mayor, after all these years. >> what is one memory that you could never forget. all of a sudden. so a man standing 100. >> stories above. on the window sill. i think i felt what he was thinking. i probably guessed at it, which do i get burned into a job. >> and he jumped. he says that image still haunts him. i don't know if i think of it every day. if i could. sometimes 3, 4 times a day. he does have a moment, though, from that day that he looks back at with pride. the most wonderful thing was the simple symbolism of it was saying the
firefighters put the flag up. it would he says it reminded him of the men and women from the greatest generation. they got the same love of america. nobody's going to push him around the chair is can go. giuliani would go on to spend every day down to ground 0 until he left office some 2 and a half months later. >> helping new york and the nation emerge from the ashes. his leadership during one of his country's most challenging times earned him the nickname america's mayor by oprah winfrey. he says he would end every press conference on a positive note. >> i would say we're coming out of this because i wanted the people of my city to lift their eyes up. out of this. into the future because i was going to let those damp terror is beat us. giuliani says that it pains him some 20 years later that the taliban is back in control of afghanistan just like they were on 9.11. >> the taliban refused to hand
over al qaeda leader osama bin laden. the mastermind behind the 9.11 attacks. they allowed him to hide out in afghanistan. and it was these actions that launched the 20 year war for now, mary beth mcdade ktla 5 news. >> be sure to join us tonight for a 30 minute special on the 20 year anniversary of the 9.11 attacks. you can catch it tonight at 1030 right after kron 4 news at 10 right here on kron 4. talk about our 4 zone forecast this saturday night. a live look at the transamerica pyramid in downtown san francisco. hopefully your saturday off to a good start as we get kick off the weekend. still much more, though, to comes kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here tonight with a look at what is on the way for sunday. yes, 2nd half of the weekend right around the corner. so let's take a look at your sunday micro climate outlook. >> we are tracking the return of that cool sea breeze and a shallow marine layer right off
along the coast cooling down temperatures into the low to mid 50's for most of the bay area coastline. but tomorrow temperatures warming up. in fact, it's going to be a few degrees warmer from coast to bally's compare today with downtown san francisco warming up to 68 degrees mission district a degree cooler at 67 and mid 60's for daly city and half moon bay going to see more of that cool sea breeze to start your morning with plenty of sunshine and better clearing by the afternoon going to get more of that northwesterly flow clearing us out. temperatures in millbrae and burlingame warming up into the upper 70's with low 80's for san mateo and san carlos. so we're all going to be a few degrees above average from coast and even most of the east bay shoreline cupertino in san jose in the mid 80's. but campbell toasty temperatures there in the low 90's livermore, you should be in the mid 80's this time of year. but you're going to be slightly warmer than today. warming up to 92 degrees
hayward in the mid 70's and we're tracking mid 70's as well for oakland and berkeley richmond. those 78 degrees orinda and moraga mid 80's in concord and walnut creek about 10 degrees above average there at 92 degrees and taking a look ahead for your north bay forecast of allay and benicia in the mid 80's back in ville trying to flirt with that triple digit heat as his yacht bill. but 94 degrees with those of you in nevado and sandra fell in the upper 80's mill valley also tracking mild temperatures there in the mid 80's. so we are seeing for your next 7 day outlook. temperatures little changed sunday through monday. but then tuesday even warmer daytime highs, about 5 to 10 degrees above average for most of our inland valleys and then wednesday is going to be our transitional day before we start to cool down friday through saturday and we are going to notice, though. no major heat waves. no major storms of that monsoonal threat. so that is good news. and drier weather heading our
>> happening tomorrow. vta light rail service will be expanding once again service will expand to include the entire blue line that runs from bay point to santa teresa. meanwhile, green line service, which is currently operating from old ironsides to the dura. dawn is expected to be back in full operation soon. free fares which were
scheduled to end. sunday will continue for the light rail throughout the end of the sub month of september. light rail service was postponed for several months after the mass shooting that killed 9 workers at the vta rail yard. check in again with debris. so what they last check of your 4 zone forecast. a live look at the san francisco embarcadero on this saturday night live brie. so what is on the way for tomorrow. yeah, we're tracking right now visibility pretty poor for those of you in downtown san francisco and oakland so getting that cool sea breeze. >> pushing that low fog bank right along immediate coastline there and it's going to be poor visibility even through your sunday morning. but by mid morning better lifting and clearing with the warmer temperatures heading our way. widespread 50's and 60's, though, as you head out the door. but conquered don't even need a sweater 73 degrees. so very pleasant temperatures out there for your saturday night. but temperatures tomorrow warming up in the low 90's inland with upper 80's for the north bay.
>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. >> tonight. we remember the lives lost in the 9.11 terror attacks 20 years ago today, moving tributes taking place all across the united states of america. that is where we start this saturday night here on kron. 4 news at 10 o'clock. welcome jonathan mccall justine has the gh