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thanks for watching. kron. 4 news at 6. i'm ken wayne. i'm justine waldman in for pam moore tonight. now police say the suspect has been taken into custody and the firearm used has been recovered from four-staters. sackey has details on what happened at madison park academy today. >> this has been a tough couple of days for oakland. we had multiple shootings over the weekend and now gun violence is impacting our schools where a 13 year-old was shot. now, i can't imagine what the students or those parents of the school are feeling right now. but this is exactly where it happened. it happened at james madison middle school where that 13 year-old was shot by another student around one 30 this afternoon as recess was wrapping up. it's also important to know that the high school madison park academy is right next door open. police say they quickly responded, recovered the gun and arrested the suspect who is apparently the same age. we heard earlier from the chief. let's take a listen. sadly. >> gun violence is impacting our schools as well. you have heard from me over the last
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several weeks about a number of shootings and incidents that have happened in our schools and our playgrounds. this is impacting. every area in our city. nobody is immune from this level of gun violence. >> meanwhile, that 13 year-old was transported to a local hospital and is expected to be okay. they're in stable condition right now. it's still unclear what exactly unfolded or if this was intentional. we hope to learn more in the coming hours in oakland, taylor bisacky kron. 4 news. >> oakland mayor libby schaff is tweeting her reaction to the shooting. she wrote this quote, school should be the safest place for our kids as a mother and a mayor. i'm relieved the young victim at madison is in stable condition and a suspect has been apprehended. the increased level of gun violence in our country and our city is heartbreaking and unacceptable. >> oakland police also say that 6 homicides happened over the past 4 days and they're asking for the public to try to help them find the shooters. one of the shootings happened on martin luther king junior way on friday that left
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2 people who were shot and killed and a cyclist was struck by a car died at scene. all 3 of those victims have been identified by police today, but the gunman are still on the run. the police chief said firearms are overwhelming. oakland. >> today the oakland police department has recovered over 1000 firearms already this year. that is compared to last year where we only recover 800 at the same time. so 30% increase in recovery of firearms in a year period. it just goes to demonstrate the number of firearms that we have in our community. >> the chief also said appears that the gunman struck the cyclist one trying to flee all of the shootings are now under investigation. >> a lawsuit has now been filed against the san francisco unified school district accusing the district of negligence over abuse. the lawsuit states that florence chan, the athletic director, george washington high school
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sexually abused a female student repeatedly between 2012 2016. the student inform the school after her graduation. but her lawyer says the school district let chan resign quietly. we have reached out to the school district for comment but have not heard back yet. san francisco police are looking for a man who attacked a san francisco fire department ambulance this morning. >> and then attempted to run down the paramedics who had left that vehicle as kron four's. dan kerman reports, firefighters and paramedics say the city must do more to stop these acts of violence. >> the san francisco fire department ambulance was beaten and battered with a wooden stick or spear just before 7 in the morning. while 2 paramedics were inside the vehicle. so person? >> yeah, wrote came up with a very large stick and started breaking all the windows on the front windshield side windows and all the way around. it happened in the best buy parking lot of harrison and division.
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>> where the ambulance had been posted to respond in nearby service calls as those 2 members tried to leave the ambulance in fear of their life. the individual took custody and and works. >> sound the keys and attempted to run over our paramedics as they were speak for the ambulance crew was not hit. >> and the suspect ended up abandoning the vehicle and is still on the loose. i wish i could say i'm shocked >> but >> this is something that we're very aware is occurring here in san francisco and >> but i'm just a point of them extremely disappointed that this would happen to anybody happened to our uniform members, which makes it a little bit more closer to home, but disturbing and disappointed. almost firefighters say a tax on their personnel are on the increase nationwide. >> and the union representing san francisco firefighters say it's taking a toll on their mental health even worse. the union is concerned if caught
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suspects are not being held accountable. we have the sense that you. if people are caught. they're being caught and they're being released in a statement, the mayor's office responds. this is upsetting when it happens to our residents, visitors and city staff. our firefighters, paramedics and all first responders work hard every single day. oftentimes putting their lives on the line to ensure the safety of san franciscans. we take incidents like this seriously and want to thank the sfpd for their involvement in these investigations. dan kerman kron, 4 news. now to our monkeypox coverage, u.s. department of health and human services will provide about 11 million dollars to try to improve the production of the am pox vaccine. jenny owes that makes it in the u.s.. >> the money will be used in buying additional equipment for the vaccine production and to recruit more staff to operate the lines. the vaccine production at the facility is expected to be under way later this year. the u.s. is expected to produce 2 and a
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half million viles of ginny owens. >> senator alex padilla joins several other democratic senators to urge the department of health and human services and the cdc to work to address racial disparities in the ongoing response to the monkeypox in a letter to the federal government, the senators wrote that's similar to the covid-19 outbreak. the u.s. m-pox outbreak is disproportionately affecting black and latino americans. the discrepancy in public health has been a serious cause for concern for health care workers as white men have been receiving more of the vaccinations. well, making a smaller percentage of being at risk for m-pox. the senators also said vaccine access must be equal even in the face of high demand. >> and this just in the white house has just announced, said the first lady jill biden has tested negative for covid-19 and that she will return to the washington, d.c., area tomorrow. governor gavin newsom is deploying strike teams from across california
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to try to help crews in oregon contain a fast-moving the rum creek fire exploded in size over the weekend. it's now burned more than 10,000 acres since it first started 12 days ago. and there is no containment on the fire. officials say the fire started after lightning moved through the area. thousands of people have since been forced to evacuate. one home has been destroyed by the flames but 100 more, hundreds more remain threatened and smoke from that wildfire has drifted all the way here to the bay area's. we give you a live view outside and see some of that haze. in fact, you can really see the peninsula from the hayward side of the san mateo bridge. our meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with a first look at our air quality that >> and then advisory that just went into effect. yeah. guys, that smoke that hey city across the bay area likely going to see that again. >> as we head in toward tomorrow outside. yeah, hazy out there right now in spots specially get away from the immediate coastline. this looking from the berkeley hills, just some haze out over the bay looking toward the
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coastline. you've got more of a see haze out there. this more of a marine just amount of moisture in the atmosphere looking out toward the golden gate bridge. but yeah, we've got some pockets of yellow popping up around the bay area today and going to see that again. i think as we head toward tomorrow, especially parts of the north bay and the east bay into the south bay. likely going to see more of that haze. i think along the coastline. okay. but it's kind of sting out. things have worked out. we've got area of low pressure spinning off the coastline and some of that smoke is kind of got wrap around. see that little swirl off the coast. that smoke us kind of got wrapped around that low and that's back toward the bay area. bring into our skies. and that's a good take. another day before that system moves out. so likely going to see some of that haze. the models are picking up on that, too. you can expect to see some of that continue to roll around right around that low pressure center and kind of swirl around to make its way back into our skies. little hazy tomorrow. we'll talk more about that. of course. and then maybe the hottest temperatures of the entire summer coming our way. talk about that coming up next. all right, thanks, lawrence. now to the east bay. >> where the contra costa
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county fire protection district reopened fire station number 4 in walnut creek today. the station closed in 2013 due to an economic downturn with service restored here. the district will now be able to provide not only fire protection, but also emergency medical services to the area. the reopening of the station has been in the works for 2 years. and as he last step in getting the district back to where it was before 2013. >> restoring fire station for us is one of our last and restoring this level of service across the fire district. and it marks that we are not only back to where we used to be, but over and above where we used to be. >> with the hot weather in the forecast in just her, lawrence talking about at the opening of station for is not just a coincidence. the county and the district push to reopen the station before this year's peak fire season. moving forward, the fire protection district does have long-term plans to replace the station, which was first opened in the 1950's and they plan on
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putting in a new building. >> now to the peninsula where a dead humpback humpback whale is on the beach at manhattan beach in half moon bay. we just learned how that will died. kron 4 justin campbell is in half moon bay with the latest for us. and justine, a ship strike the california academy of sciences is telling us i'll show you this way. we'll walk this way. >> that this adult female whale 49 feet, you're looking at the through here died most likely from a ship strike. they don't know it was in a cargo ship was in a small boat and when that will hit this whale with, they have even pelted depending on the size now, they also cannot determine what is the age of this adult female. and when it washed ashore wasn't struggling. all of those questions are very on answered today. people here in this neighborhood and people that are actually staying at the
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resort. the ritz carlton have been walking along the beach, taking pictures also in all up, how big this whale for that many people here. it is the first time that t ey've ever seen such a big marine mammal up close and personal and have the chance to actually see a whale like this. take a listen to what people had to sit. what did you think? we're just not when you went to go see it. it was how big it was. it when you see the wells on tv, you're like, oh, it's a big animal. when you see it in. >> real life. it's huge. now, despite such a a tragic ending, its sad that this whale has washed ashore. the california academy of science says that this is this is also an opportunity for them to take samples to learn more about marine life and how we interact. one of the things that you can't see through the tv is the smell that is i mean, it isn't overpowering me. it's very hard to stand right here. but it is
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something by cutting this into pieces with academy of sciences. it will then washed back in a few days. it won't even be here. >> yeah, justin, i was going to ask justine bill, yeah, you know, trust and for me, this the question, very eloquent terms. so we get and you're brave to be standing right there, right where the smell is coming from. you know, they tried to in the past in oregon, there was a beach well washed up. they didn't know what to do with it for a long time because it did smell a lot. the end of that putting dynamite underneath it and that that was a very bad idea because it just scattered a stinky well remains across a big white area that made it even i guess cutting it up into pieces and let it i guess the tide is going to wash it away. are they going to just take those pieces out? what how's that going to work? >> what you've been seeing here all day, people that have been walking along the beach have been saying that thyre are pieces of the whale, 100 yards but then also when you go 100 yards away, the smell
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is also there, too. so this male is really kind of taking over this whole beach. and when you go up a little there's a ledge, you can still smell it. it smells like the worst fish market that you've ever been so i think a lot of people year after they take their pictures, they are ready for the tide to carry this whale back out to the ocean. but i think for scientists, a lot of information. so that for them is good news for them. reporting live out here in half moon bay, justin campbell kron. 4 news. justin, thank you. >> coming up here, something deadly is in the water. what scientists say is responsible for killing thousands of bay for killing thousands of bay area fish. meet leon the third... leon the second... and leon... the first of them all. three generations, who all bank differently with chase. leon's saving up for his first set of wheels... nice try. really? this leon's paying for his paint job on the spot... and this leon, as a chase private client, he's in the south of france,
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>> looks like more manufacturing jobs are making their way back to the u.s. has something the biden administration says it's pretty excited to see. washington correspondent basil john joins us now live with this change coming to the job market. thanks for joining us. basil. we can just in good morning good evening, i should say. and yes, a recent report show cases that a number of jobs are coming back from overseas and the biden administration wants to see more of it. >> we consider this a very welcome trend. white house council of economic advisers, jared bernstein. >> since bringing manufacturing jobs back to the u.s. is an important part of strengthening the economy. but we think it's really important
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to build much more be cillian to supply a recent report from the reshoring initiative estimates nearly 350,000 jobs will return this year. a new high in a decade long trend. it's not just that the pace onshore is ongoing. it's accelerate reshoring initiative founder and president harry moser says companies are recognizing it makes sense to keep production close to home. it's >> constructions and fear of construction should take the covid the state insurance can how they do russia, ukraine and hangover. everything you see is the risk trying decouple. however, moser says the trend present a challenge. >> because not enough, americans are trained to work in manufacturing. everybody wants to go to university study sociology or philosophy or something and some off and not getting a job you know that while we have. >> and in 2 billion 2 million job openings for people with
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skills and >> now moser is advocating for the administration to promote the skilled workforce in order to get more recruits in to prepare for the future. reporting live in washington, i'm basil, john. >> basil, thank you. elon musk's legal team has subpoenaed former twitter head of security and whistleblower peter zeit that co this comes days after that cold publicly allege that twitter has serious privacy and security vulnerabilities that could put users at risk. zatko also claims twitter executives do not have the resources to determine just how many fake accounts the company has. that could be good news for elon musk has been trying to get out of a deal to buy twitter. >> honda and lg have announced plans for nearly 4 and a half billion dollar electric vehicle battery plant in the united states. this is coming as the auto industry works to meet stricter regulations and speed up production of 0 emission vehicles. it's not
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known where the plant will be located, but automakers have been largely announcing battery production near their assembly operations. honda has large facilities in ohio, alabama and indiana. the ev plant is expected to begin mass production of advanced lithium ion battery cells by the end of 2025. honda has previously announced plans to produce 2 million electric vehicles by 2030 here in the bay area. an alarming number of fish have been seen floating belly up all over the bay area. the nonprofit bay keeper says. >> this is caused by sewage and refinery discharges into the ocean and harmful algae bloom is spreading rapidly. all kinds of fish have been washing up, including striped bass sturgeon, even sharks, which is rare, may have noticed the water in the bay is kind of a brown, murky, reddish color. that's due to the algae forming those so-called red tight. >> the luckily this blue is not known to be toxic to
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people, but it can kill fish. these things tend to kill over time and but, you know, that can also lead to a town center problem. so we've got to keep on the lookout for for impacts going forward. >> officials are saying people in pet should stay out of the water around the bay until the conditions improve. if you see an unusually large number of dead fish near the shoreline, you're asked reported to your local public works department. >> and now to our 4 zone forecast as we take this live look outside across the golden gate bridge. no fog just yet, but it really hazy out there. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with a look at what we can expect in today's the coolest day of the week. yeah, we've got a big heat wave coming our way. this be a long one. >> and probably the hottest temperatures of the season. so here we go today. not bad. a pretty comfortable day around the bay area at some patchy fog along the coastline. we'll see some of that again for tonight. tomorrow doesn't look all that hot. but i think after that things begin to change up toward the golden gate bridge. nice and clear
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out there right now. just a bit of a breeze out there. temperatures 78 degrees in livermore right now. 75 in san jose got 60's along the coastline to squeeze in some sunshine there. now, 71 in 77 for a nap and 75 degrees in the bottle. so, yeah, nice numbers out there today. the temperatures not all that bad. in running below the average of places even inland. 87 degrees in warm and live more. 86 in concord, 79 degrees in santa rosa. 67 degrees in san francisco. but look at this tomorrow. looks like another nice day. maybe we bump these temperatures up just a tad, 80 some low 90's. the warmer spots inland. but after that, everything begins to change. look at the 7 day forecast. boy, here we go. the temperatures start to ramp up by thursday. we run into triple digits. look at this next weekend 106, maybe 108 degrees. labor day weekend. very hot temperatures continue. i think well, into next week, it's going take some time once that big dome of high pressure builds overhead, it's going take a long time for that thing to cool down 108 that may be conservative in some spots get up to place like vacaville.
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sometimes these kind of situations will go to 113 or more. thank you, lawrence. okay. coming up here, new developments in the ongoing. >> morrow lago classified documents investigation. what the justice department says it is already done.
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president trump's lawyers wanted a special master appointed to make sure nothing was taken beyond the scope of the search warrant. today, the justice department completed its own review of the documents. it found a limited number of materials which may be covered by attorney client privilege. that may change whether the judge decides a special master is needed and the judge is expected to make a ruling on this on thursday. >> the grand jury that's investigating attempts to overturn the 2020 election has subpoenaed the governor of georgia. prosecutors want to question republican governor brian kemp about being contacted by the trump administration after the election. come argue that communities from his office protect him from having to testify. but today, a judge just read, but that judge is letting the governor wait until after the elections in november before he testifies camp is running for reelection. >> a maryland man affiliated with the far right proud boys. extremist group was sentenced today to more than 4 years in prison for storming the u.s.
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capitol. 40 year-old joshua pruitt was one of the few capital protesters to come face-to-face with a member of congress during the january 6th attack. he encountered senate majority leader chuck schumer has his arm security detail led the new york democrat to safety. the jet district judge sentence pruitt to 4 years and 7 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release. >> coming up, a peaceful protest against governor gavin newsom. what farm workers say they're fighting for and why they won't leave the state capitol steps until they say they get what they want. nasa has postponed the launch of its mega rocket. that was this morning. the issues they face an what's going to happen next. plus, how parks is addressing riders safety after a man was stabbed to death in a station in san francisco over t our top
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story tonight at 6.30. it has been a violent weekend on bart on friday. there was a shooting on a bart train near lake merritt in oakland. police are still looking for the gunman in that case and yesterday a man died in the stabbing outside of a bart station in san francisco's mission district. >> kron four's rob nesbitt has more on how riders are reacting to this wave of violence. tweets about train station closures because of police activity are becoming more common from the bar twitter account happening again on friday and sunday. despite parts best efforts to increase security. >> we always have to get your shoulder. someone behind you.
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>> public transit should not come with fear. but that's what seems to be happening for bart riders wondering day to day what will happen during their daily commute on the train. >> i every time happened to martin and we see homeless, we see junkies, you know. >> it's free on say pretty much a violent attack happening sunday afternoon outside the 24th street mission, bart station, according to bart surveillance video showed 2 men arguing near the station's elevator above ground. one of them taking out a knife and stabbing the other. the victim staggered out of the station platform where he died. anxiety. when i see. >> it's a bad people coming onto the onto my trainer, whatever i get on there and there's somebody sleeping there. you never know what a train was the scene of a crime on friday when a man was shot. multiple times near the lake merritt station in oakland while riding bart. >> he was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries but is in stable condition. we're pretty confident that this was a a


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